For those of you without one nearby, K-Mart has the 6" Jyn Erso (Eadu) up for order again. Typically K-Mart is good about getting their exclusives out in good supply, but if you don't have a store this is an ideal time to pick one up!
Disney Parks Blog has posted a look at new Star Wars inspired merchandise coming to the Disney Parks this Fall. Included in the reveals is the latest holiday-colored Disney Droid Factory carded astromech - R2-H16. Look for the droid to be released during the upcoming holiday season.
Hasbro has announced HASCON, a three day celebration of Hasbro's brands planned for September 8-10, 2017. The event will take place in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin Donuts Center. You can click here to read the full press release from Hasbro.
StarWars.com has posted a great new feature taking a look behind the scenes of Hasbro's Black Series 6" line. Head on over to see what Steve Evens, Hasbro's Star Wars design director, had to share about the current development and design timelines of the 6" figures.
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Toys R Us will be carrying an exclusive Rogue One 3.75" Deluxe 2-Pack. The set includes Cassian Andor (repack from the Rebel U-Wing Fighter) and a Stormtrooper (repaint from the basic figure line). Click on the thumbnail to check out the set. (Pic from UK Toys R Us, via Yakface.com.)
Hasbro has issued an official 2016 Collector Checklist for the Hasbro Star Wars figures and vehicles you can find on the shelves in support of Rogue One. The checklist includes many things we've already bought and a couple surprises we didn't know about yet. You can download the checklist here.
The new Rogue One trailer is here. I'm assuming you've all watched it a million times by now, so jump into our forums and share your thoughts. Now excuse me while I go watch it again... "They are requesting a call sign."
Hasbro Pulse has posted a new Designer Desk video highlighting the Rogue One Rapid Fire Imperial AT-ACT. The video provides a great look at the nerf-firing, self-walking, and (arguably) over-priced vehicle coming later this Fall.
The Official Site revealed some major news today via The Star Wars Show! Check it out, as they revealed a new poster for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and also revealed a new trailer for the film will debut tomorrow morning on Good Morning America! It'll be a good morning indeed.
Flying under the radar, mostly because Disney disallowed them to be sold direct to the US, Bandai posted all their model kits for Rogue One, including 1/12 figure kits for the Death Trooper, Shorerooper, and K-2S0, as well as several ship kits. Check them out, and they're usually easy to get once they're released to retail.
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A number of our forum members and Twitter followers have reported finding Wave 2 of the Rogue One 3.75" 2-Packs at their local Target stores. Wave 2 includes the Baze Malbus & Imperial Stormtrooper set and the Seventh Sister Inquisitor & Darth Maul set. Click the thumbnail on the left to check out the sets I purchased at a Twin Cities, MN Target store tonight!
The JediDefender Image Database has been updated with the official Hasbro press images from today's Hasbro panel at New York Comic Con. Follow the link to check out the newest Black Series 6" figures, Rogue One 3.75" figures, and more.
Yakface has posted the latest episode of The Realm Recap videocast. In Rogue One, Wallet Zero, the guys discuss their Rogue Friday experiences, review several new Rogue One product announcements from the weekend, and more!
For those not getting to a park, the Disney Rogue One Droid Factory 4-Pack has arrived on the Shop Disney App! Hop on and order up while you can, though it will likely restock should it go out, so don't panic if you miss it at first. Hop on into Our Forums to discuss this great new set of figures!
Back in August, we posted a press release from our friends at Chicken Fried Toys officially announcing their new Dime Novel Legends Western-themed 1:18th action figure line. Today, we're happy to report that the line's Kickstarter campaign is now live!
Kotaku has revealed a number of new retailer exclusives from Hasbro. Follow the link to check out four new Rogue One Black Series 3.75" figures from Walmart, a Kohls' Rogue One 3.75" Box Set of repaints, a Black Series 6" C-3PO (Original Trilogy version), and more!
Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for the new Black Series 6" Clone Troopers of Order 66 4-Pack. This exclusive set, which sells for $99.99 with free shipping, includes a 442 Siege Battalion Trooper, 212th Attack Battalion Trooper, Shocktrooper, and 501st Legion Trooper. Orders are expected to ship in November.
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Hasbro has issued a press release and high-res image for the Rogue One 3.75" Jedha Revolt 4-pack that was revealed earlier today. You can check out the high-res image and read the full press release here.
Target.com has listed a new Star Wars Saga 7-Pack. The pack actually includes repacks of eight 3.75" figures from past 5POA lines - Darth Maul, Jango Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Luke Skywlker, Rey, and BB-8. Thanks to Yakface.com for the heads up.
Another new reveal! This time it's a Target exclusive Black Series 6" Rogue One 3-Pack. The set, which sells for $59.99, includes a Deathtrooper Specialist, Captain Cassian Andor, and Sergeant Jyn Erso (Jedha). Look for it to hit stores later this Fall, sometime before Black Friday most likely.
The reveals keep on coming today! Up next, we've got the Walmart exclusive Black Series 6" Scarif Stormtrooper thanks to a tweet from Imperial Holocron. No word yet on when he'll be released. (And yes, it has a deco & sculpt that is different from the Scarif Stormtrooper Squad Leader figure in Wave 2).
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