Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns June 9th to 11th, and Horror fans will want to take note! This is a special Horror Fan Edition of the show! Perfect for the filming location of the classic Dawn of the Dead! Read on for details.
Five Below isn't done dumping Star Wars toys. Friend of the site Blue Harvester reported, hot on the heels of Force Awakens figures recently turning up there, Rogue One Wave 3 (Shoretrooper, Thrawn, etc.) are also making an appearance at the discount chain! With Five Below, your mileage can/will vary, but happy hunting!
Just a reminder that our friends at Yakface are giving away a Gamestop exclusive 40th Anniversary 6" R5-D4 carded figure! Click here to find out what you need to do for your chance to win! (Give-away open to US residents only.)
In case you missed it on Twitter yesterday, Hasbro has announced a new Star Wars Battlefront NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 blaster and face mask. The Mandalorian warrior themed set will hit GameStop exclusively this Spring. Click here for the full press release and high-res images.
Zica Toys has updated their Facebook page with a look at the second figure included in their 3.75" Sectaurs figure kickstarter coming later this year. Click on the thumbnail to check out the General Spidrax figure. Zica revealed the first figure, Dargon, last month.
Funko has updated their blog with carded images of their upcoming 3.75" 1960s Batman Figures. Wave 1 includes Batman, Batgirl, Catwoman, King Tut, Bookworm, and two different Mr. Freeze figures (standard and 1-in-6 chase variant). Look for them to hit this summer.
Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for Wave 2 of the Black Series 6" 40th Anniversary figures. The case of eight includes 2x Jawa, 2x Death Squad Commander, 1x C-3PO, 1x Chewbacca, 1x Tusken Raider, and 1x Stormtrooper.
StarWars.com has announced the winner of the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Poll! Marvel Comics character Doctor Aphra will be joining the 3.75" Vintage Collection line! Let's hope her droids, 0-0-0 and BT-1, will join the line eventually too!
The Daily Deal is back at sponsor Entertainment Earth! Today's deal is the 3.75" scale Rogue One Rapid Fire Imperial AT-ACT, which is on sale for $224.00 (25% off). If you missed out on the clearance deals last winter, this isn't a terrible price to finally nab this great toy.
Are you still looking for the Star Wars Celebration Orlando exclusive Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" X-Wing Luke Skywalker carded figure? If so, visit our friends at Yakface.com who just happen to be giving one away to celebrate Star Wars Day! (US residents only)
Today and tomorrow, you can get 15% off and free shipping on Star Wars products at Hasbro Toy Shop by using promo code STARWARS40TH at checkout!
Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is taking pre-orders for three new figures from Wave 4 of the Rogue One 3.75" basic figure line. Click on over and pre-order Admiral Raddus, Galen Erso, and Lieutenant Sefla while you can. No sign of a Fenn Rau (Star Wars Rebels) pre-order though.
In case you missed it, Wave 2 of the Black Series 40th Anniversary carded 6" figures has started hitting retail on the West Coast. Wave 2 includes Death Squad Commander, Jawa, Tusken Raider, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and Stormtrooper. Good luck on your toy runs this weekend and be sure to share your store finds in our forums!
Yakface has posted the latest episode of The Realm Recap videocast. In Vintage is the New Vintage, Jayson and Flyguy are back to break down the latest in collecting news including the big reveals from Star Wars Celebration Orlando and new items hitting stores.
StarWars.com has posted a Star Wars Day Deals Guide to help you get the most out of May the 4th this year. Jump on over and check out the deals from Hallmark, ThinkGeek, Sphero, Disney Store, and more!
Round Two voting in the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Poll is now open at StarWars.com! Head on over and choose from Dr. Aphra, Sim Aloo, Yak Face, Ahsoka, Fives, or Palpatine. (Hint - vote for Sim Aloo!)
The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm announced today that Star Wars: Episode IX will be released May 24, 2019. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film will close out the third Star Wars trilogy.
The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm also announced a new release date for the fifth chapter of the Indiana Jones series - July 10, 2020. Both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford will return for the film.
The Star Wars Celebration Orlando exclusive Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" X-Wing Luke Skywalker carded figure is now available on HasbroToyShop! $24.99 plus shipping, grab him while you can!
UPDATE: Looks like the stock lasted just under 30 minutes. Hope you were able to get one if you needed one!
Our friends at Yakface.com are reporting that the Shop Disney Parks App has been updated with Droid Factory news. It looks like the SWCO Chopper and R-3D0 single carded figures are now listed as "In-Store Only". These can no longer be ordered through the app and are only available at select Disney resort stores.
The voting is over and we have a winner! Vintage Kenner favorite Sim Aloo is the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure winner here at JediDefender. Rounding out the top five were Yak Face, Tonnika Sister, Tzizvvt, and Jaxxon. Be sure to stop into our forums to discuss the results of Round One as we wait for Hasbro to kick off Round Two next week!
Just a reminder that today is the last day to cast your vote in the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Poll here at JediDefender! Click here to learn how to cast your vote!
Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is running a "Buy One, Get One 40% Sale on select items from Funko. The sale includes an assortment of Pop! Vinyl figures, bobbleheads, plush, ReAction figures, and more. Sale ends May 2, 2017.
In case you missed it during the Star Wars Celebration news avalance last week, Yakface posted some photo confirmation that the Black Series Titanium Series 3.75" figures do indeed have some articulation in the head and shoulders. Not sure if that makes a difference to you, but at least they're not just metal mini-statues.
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