Leia Organa in her glamorous Bespin gown has always been one of the princess' more ornate outfits in the saga. Her standard white color pallet was starkly disrupted during the Cloud City sequence and it was a great change of pace from a costuming standpoint. The figure renditions over the years have attempted to recreate the outer gown, from the vinyl cape of the classic vintage Kenner version to the more woven POTF2 Princess Collection that would be more appropriate as window dressing. For the 2012 Vintage Collection, you get two variant cardbacks with one paying homage to a "Lost Line" look to go with a nicely sculpted and articulated figure. But did Hasbro get the gown right?
Diamond Select Toys wrote in to share news of not one, but two exclusives! Boba Fett and R2-Q5 banks are coming, and the quality of these things is usually pretty top-notch. Want to know more about the exclusives? Click through, and write down that booth #632 is the booth!
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Presenting some images of the Star Tots giveaways that will be handed out at the Celebration VI Collecting Track presentations. These 2 inch tall flat die cast enameled characters are based on the unproduced Star Tots toy line from 1979.
If your company takes in an annual revenue of $4 billion dollars, you've got quite the spare change to acquire and collect some pretty amazing stuff.
Fans attending Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando will be the treated to a red carpet premiere of Season 5 of The Clone Wars on Friday, August 24th at 5 pm at the Digital Stage which features optimized high definition with state of the art surround sound.
Celebration VI is coming fast! Less than a month away! Have you got your party to the Star Wars Action News/Yakface party? The tickets are almost sold out, and all attendees get snacks, drinks, an exclusive Star Wars T-Shirt with art by Mark McKenna, and a chance to win some great prizes! On this week's Star Wars Action News, we talk to Mark about his Celebration VI exclusive art print, featuring Darth Talon and Aayla Secura, as well as his comic background and the party T-Shirt!
So what are the chances of a Sith-centric Vintage wave before the break? Wow, none. Sorry dude. How best to spoil a kid with vehicles and figures this Holiday Season? Sure, let's answer that. All this and a lengthy tirade about what may be the wrong direction for the toy biz, and naturally, that's the direction we're going. Read on for more, and ask a question for next week!
Premier Guild membership has its benefits and one of them is skipping the lines at Celebration VI in Orlando and pre-order the exclusive Jumbo Vintage Lando Calrissian and Clone Trooper Lieutenant statue. You can also pre-order this year's Holiday exclusive 2 pack of Jar Jar Binks and Wald!
From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The Vintage & Retro-Style Wave 14 Star Wars action figures are now in stock over at Brian's Toys. Also new this week includes several exclusives from Gentle Giant and Mattel.
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