This was the big news that we had to keep mum on at CVI and it's a pretty exciting announcement outside of a Jumbo Scale Landspeeder. Gentle Giant announces that they are expanding their awesome Jumbo Kenner Vintage line to now include Power of The Force cards that include 3" scale replicas of the vintage collectible coins!
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Scott Strong compiles this awesome gallery of photos from the amazing Return To Tatooine Diorama Project at Celebration VI. While the Sailbarge and Sandcrawler provide the centerpieces, you gotta check out other details, including an awesome Sarlaac Pit!
The first-ever Star Wars Collecting Awards ceremony was held Sunday
afternoon at Celebration VI in Orlando. The categories and winners are:
Star Wars Action News was in many places at Celebration VI. Perhaps you met one of the staff at The Force United booth, or running the Collectors' Track Social Area. At the Swap Meet on Friday night, or in the Hasbro and Del Rey panels. Now, we begin our coverage of Star Wars Celebration VI which will be a series of episodes recorded at Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando!
The As You Wish Project's re-imagined helmets are now up for auction on eBay to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. There were over forty helmets displayed at Celebration VI created and customized by artists from WETA studios and Legacy Effects.
The sold out at the show Sideshow Celebration VI exclusive Sixth Scale Commander Ganch is now available online! The price is $124.99 each.
Hasbro has provided us with official images of what was revealed at Celebration CVI on Friday for next year's Droid Factory Wave 2, 2013 Clone Wave 1, 2013 Movie Heroes Wave 1, Class I and II Vehicles, and Fighter Pods. Here's the breakdown:
I got to ask Hasbro your questions while I was at Celebration VI over the weekend! I lost my voice and I'm really tired, but screw me-- this is about you! Read on to see what you asked regarding upcoming roleplay, vehicles, and more straight from the Hasbro design and marketing people! (And yes, we have more of these next week!)
The Galactic Battle Game campaign officially comes to an end in 2012 and will not be included as a pack-in feature for the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortments in 2013.
Legacy Collection in 2013 will be including the Build-A-Droid parts for Droid Factory as its pack in and the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortment packaged in the new Yoda line look will only include an action figure stand.
EW.com has posted up the Clone Wars Season 5 trailer previewed at Celebration VI over the weekend. The new season is set debut on September 29th on The Cartoon Network with a new timeslot of 9:30 am Saturdays.
The grand show is over but some announcements were made at today's closing ceremonies which will possibly influence your travel and entertainment plans for 2013. The second Star Wars Celebration in Europe has been announced for July 26th through the 28th 2013 in Messe Essen, Germany.