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.
ToysRUs.com now has both the Ewok and Yavin Pilot sets online for $39.99. Click here to order today!
Panels are good and fun, but we're collectors and the convention floor and dealer booths are where the hunts are at, particularly for this show where mostly everything is Star Wars. There was a bountiful amount of vintage Kenner merchandise and even if prices were beyond your budget, being able to see and touch a MISB Vintage Death Star brings back many memories, at least for this reporter. I literally spent all day Saturday browsing through all kinds of goodies from loose action figures to signed McQuarrie prints.
The Disney booth was ripe with activity as Celebrationers clamored for their Star Wars meets Mouse themed exclusives. Their Holographic Leia Vinylmation that was limited to 2,500 pieces sold out by Saturday.
After 10 years of sponsoring these spectacular Celebration Diorama projects, you would think that Frank D'Iorio would slow down. But his Return to Tatooine Diorama Workshop is his most ambitious yet with a to scale Sandcrawler and Jabba's Sail Barge providing the spectacular centerpieces.