"And now, your Highness, we will discuss the location of your hidden Rebel base." The fine folks at Hot Toys teases us with preview images of their upcoming 1/6 scale Interrogator Droid that delightfully features all the accouterments to extract what you needed from snarky, double bunned Princesses of Alderaan!
Pre-orders are now being taken for the upcoming Sixth Scale Arc Trooper Echo and Fives in their Phase II Armor. The Sideshow exclusive versions include a base with character themed art. The figures retail for $149.99 each and are expected to ship in June 2015.
With Hot Toys' announcement of their new 1/6 and 1/4 scale license, it will be interesting to see what direction in both product and quality Sideshow will be pursuing. They certainly make a strong case by continuing a formidable representation of Sixth Scale figures like the upcoming Sixth Scale X-Wing Luke and Arc Trooper. The new Premium Format Boba Fett also looks fantastic with its more action oriented stature as opposed to the version released a few years earlier.
Hot Toys just announced today on their Facebook page that they have acquired the rights to produce Star Wars 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures, including the upcoming sequels. More after the jump!
Pre-order is now up for Sideshow's latest entry in the Sixth Scale Scum and Villainy collection: Jango Fett! Boasting a reputation as the best bounty hunter in the galaxy, the expert mercenary is ready for hire decked out in a hand-tailored flight suit, layered belts with holsters and pouches, a hardshell armored vest, and western-style poncho. Destined to one day become the face of the Clone army, Fett’s identity can be concealed behind his iconic Mandalorian helmet, or revealed with an additional swap-out portrait complete with pilot headgear.
We have loaded a ton of photos in our SDCC 2013 Image Bank of all the wonderful, amazing stuff that Gentle Giant, Sideshow, Kotobukiya, and Acme Archives have in store for 2013 and 2014. Life size Vintage Stormtrooper? Why, of course!
Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for their Sixth Scale Boba Fett in Prototype Armor based on Joe Johnston's early design of the galaxy's most notorious bounty hunter. The sixth scale, fully articulated figure features a unique white armor, protoype rifle, and a fabric cape.
Sideshow has put up a splash preview page for their upcoming Sixth Scale Darth Vader, which goes up for pre-order next Thursday, May 23rd. You can also sign up for their newsletter for alerts and the chance to win Vader!
Sideshow jumps into the Star Wars Day celebration by sponsoring a giveaway for a Return of the Jedi Sixth Scale Prize Pack that includes Jabba the Hutt, Jabba's Throne Environment, Bib Fortuna, Leia as Boushh, Han Solo in Carbonite, and a couple of creature packs to create a good portion of Jabba's throne room scene.
Get the jump on one of the hottest Sixth Scale figures this year! Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for the new Sixth Scale Darth Malgus! Malgus comes with a super-articulated Prometheus body, four sets of interchangeable hands, a fabric cape with poseable hood, and a Sideshow exclusive additional unscarred head.
Pre-orders are now being taken for the Sixth Scale Commander Wolffe figure. The Sideshow exclusive edition features a unique Wolf Pack display base. Wolffe is scheduled for release this October and retails for $159.99.
Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for their Sixth Scale Jedi Master Yoda, which is scheduled for release this June. The Jedi Master is represented Prequel style and comes with a lightsaber, Jedi Council chair, and hover chair. The Sideshow exclusive also includes an exclusive Holocron cube.
Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for the new Sixth Scale Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. The Sideshow exclusive version includes an alternate "Lightsaber Duel" portrait for display.
The sold out at the show Sideshow Celebration VI exclusive Sixth Scale Commander Ganch is now available online! The price is $124.99 each.