It was the year the Force returned to Marvel, and we’re closing out 2015 with a bang. Today, Marvel is pleased to announce the Star Wars Sampler, previewing Marvel’s blockbuster Star Wars line of comics! Perfect for distribution at movie theaters and other promotional events, this special one-shot provides all the information anyone needs to dive in to the ongoing adventures of Luke, Han, Leia, Darth Vader and more!
We got a new Astromech with BB-8, so let's enjoy a new protocol droid with PZ-4CO! She's blue, she has a long neck, and she looks and feels more toy-like than a lot of other recent figures. For this reason, why wouldn't you want to buy one? Read on!
Hasbro's new Battle Action Millennium Falcon is the best toy for the holiday season according to the Telegraph. It may not be a close to scale B.M.F., but features plenty of electronic sounds and lights, not to mention a Nerf firing canon, that should be just the right kind of play magic that would attract the parental demographic looking for gift giving ideas for their The Force Awakens mesmerized kids.
New York City based artist Adam Lister has released a set of abstract geometric renderings of your favorite Star Wars characters. Each archival giclee print is on 7 x 7 300 gsm acid free matte paper and signed, numbered and dated by the artist himself.
We're less than 45 days away from the release of The Force Awakens and a new set set of character theatrical posters are released featuring compelling portraits of Han Solo, Princess Leia, Finn, Rey, and Kylo Ren. Check them out after the jump!
John Boyega is interviewed in the latest issue of CNET where he describes how he feels about being an action figure and his character in the upcoming The Force Awakens. “I think Finn is a very interesting character. Finn is going to represent that classic ‘Star Wars’ narrative. We have all these new characters coming in, but Finn is going to be one of the characters that carries on the narrative that we all know from the original".
Meet General Hux! It's a new character that totally isn't Denis Leary cosplaying as Toht from Raiders. He's got a long coat, a short gun, and a hat - what more could you ask for? If it was First Order logos on his sleeves, you'd get that too. Anyway, it's neat - read on!
Back in September we got Kylo Ren. And now we got another one, with new wacky extra weapons - they're basically wings with Weequay pikes at the end of them. Is it worth re-buying? Does it matter if you're a completist? Read on!
You've seen the troops, now meet El Hefe. Hot Toys releases this teaser image of what presumably is a forthcoming Sixth Scale Captain Phasma figure. Stay tuned for more details!
If you're like me, you're a) cheap and b) don't have the Target exclusive Star Wars The Force Awakens Black Series 6in Figure Set just yet. Right now it's in stock for $39.99 and it ships free - plus if you use the code BESTGIFT during checkout, you get $10 (25%) off. I just placed my order, and if you don't have yours yet it's as good of a time as any to do so. Click here to check availability.
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This week in Q&A: How many new TIE Fighters can we expect from the new movie? Maybe than you might realize! And MicroMachines figure packs - how about 'em? And those pesky Walmart Exclusive 3 3/4-inch Black Series Figures - what's up there? How many are we expecting so far... and what has shown up?
Don't forget, you can send in your questions for next week. Read on!
Toys R Us is offering a deal from now through November 21! "20% off ALL Star Wars 3.75" figures & vehicles." What they don't tell you is that some other items are on sale, and the asterisk is that Black Series doesn't count. My advice to you - scan every item you see, just in case what you want is on aisle.
What better way to have a cold beverage delivered than via astromech? Pre-orders are now being taken for the amazing R2-D2 moving refrigerator. The remote controlled true to life size unit can hold a six pack and will set you back ¥1,077,840 (about $9,000). Check out the video after the jump!
Yakface is reporting that the K-Mart exclusive Black Series Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) is now shipping, so keep an eye on your inbox. This version of The Force Awakens villain (we assume) comes with two lightsaber accessories and a display base and retails for $19.99.