Welcome to Rebelscum's annual coverage of San Diego Comic-Con!

Look to this very page for complete Star Wars coverage throughout the show. Lucasfilm has always had a large presence at Comic-Con, and this year is no different. Looking for non-Star Wars toy news? Be sure to scope out Cool Toy Review for what will no doubt be an avalanche of toy news and photos.

Words and photography by D. Martin Myatt.


ForceCast 2011 SDCC Wrap-Up
San Diego Comic Con has come and gone and there’s much to discuss. For the first time ever, the Collector’s Edition and the Jedi Journals duos “Come Together” to bring you the 2011 SDCC Wrap Up show! Join Dan, James, Chris and Jay as they recap all the latest announcements from ACME Archives, Attakus, Dark Horse, Del Rey, eFX Collectibles, Gentle Giant, Hallmark, Hasbro, Her Universe, Hot Toys’, Kotobukiya, LEGO, Medicom, Mimobot and Sideshow Collectibles along with the latest news on the X-box Kinect Star Wars console and game, the Original Trilogy deleted scenes montage from the upcoming Saga on Blu-ray and a whole lot more! It’s all here on this special cross-over episode of the ForceCast Collector’s Edition/Jedi Journals.

SDCC11: The Dreams And Visions Press Booth
Next up in our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is a gallery showing off what was on display in the Dreams And Visions Press booth. Follow the above link to check it out.

SDCC11: Cinemaquette's Darth Vader
The San Diego Comic-Con may be over but our coverage continues with a look at the Cinemaquette's Darth Vader, which was on display in the Toynami booth. Follow the above link to check it out.


SDCC11: The Her Universe Booth
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage with a look at the Her Universe booth. Follow the above link to check out all the apparel and jewellery on display including the Battlestar Galactica Toaster Necklace Charm and the Naboo Charm.

SDCC11: The Diamond Select Toys Booth
Next up in our continuing 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage comes a gallery of images shot at the Diamond Select Toys booth. This year, all they were displaying was their bank collection, including the upcoming Darth Maul. The version on display was the variant which, you'll see in the above linked gallery, has a holographic Darth Sidious in his hand. The regular version can be seen on the back of the Slave I package and comes with his lightsaber in hand.


SDCC11: Hasbro's Upcoming Vintage Figures
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continues with a gallery focusing on the new Vintage figures revealed at the Hasbro booth as well as a few things we missed previously. Follow the above link to have a look.


SDCC11: Kotobukiya & The Best Yoda Ever Made
The next gallery in our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage has what may very well be the best Yoda collectible ever produced (or should we say 'about to be produced'?). Follow this link to check out all the Star Wars stuff being displayed at the Kotobukiya booth.

SDCC11: Hasbro Presentation
For your viewing (or reviewing) pleasure, here's the full presentation that Hasbro showed during their panel today during San Diego Comic-Con. If you followed along with the live blog today, then this may be old news. But if you haven't, then it's new to you! Click here to see all the toys from The Clone Wars, The Vintage Collection, Jedi Force...plus take a sneak peek at what 2012 has in store for The Vintage Collection. Plus, a look at the deleted scenes figures and the long-delayed figures from Episode I.

SDCC11: Gentle Giant, Darth Malgus, & The Old Republic
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continues with a new gallery showing off Gentle Giant's Old Republic display. Their Darth Malgus statue was revealed in this display that also included the Shae Vizla mini-bust and statue, a copy of the Revan book, and Razer's Star Wars: Old Republic gaming accessories.

SDCC: Hasbro Star Wars Panel Liveblog
Hasbro gave a report on the state of its Star Wars collectibles at San Diego Comic-Con, and this liveblog includes coverage of their panel.

SDCC11: Second Look At The Hasbro Booth
Here's more images from the Hasbro booth at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con. The panel later today will no doubt reveal more great toys, so be sure to stay tuned for the live coverage!

SDCC11: A Closer Look At The Sideshow Booth
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continues with a closer look at the Sideshow Collectibles booth. Follow the above link to check it out everything on display from their 1/6 scale, Premium Format, and Legendary Scale lines.

SDCC11: A Look At The eFX Booth
Next up in our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is a gallery of all the Star Wars related products on display at the eFX booth. Follow the above link to check it out.


SDCC11: Star Wars Licensee Of The Year
Each year in the weeks leading up to Comic-Con, the Rebelscum team evaluates what's come out over the course of the last 12 months and takes a look at how well all the Star Wars licensees work to create diverse products that we, the collectors, want. It was our pleasure to award Del Rey with our Licensee of the Year Award. This is the first time the top honours has gone to a publisher.

SDCC11: Gentle Giant's Booth
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continues with a gallery of the statues and mini-busts displayed at Gentle Giant's booth. Highlights include the Modular General Maximilian Veers that will feature removable chest armour and two switch out heads for helmeted display on the AT AT & Officer Capped on the Executioner, and the Star Wars Tales Darth Vader 'Maker' bust that will come with a mini reprint of the classic Dark Horse Star Wars Tales comic. This piece will also see a Holiday Gift variant that includes a switch out dove to emulate the 2010 Lucasfilm Seasons Greetings card. Follow the above link to check out everything on display.


SDCC11: First Look At Sideshow Collectibles' Booth
Another early highlight in our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is this gallery showing off Sideshow Collectibles' Star Wars products including our first look at the 1/6 scale General Grievous, Boba Fett, and 4-LOM as well as the first two figures in their new Legendary Scale Figures collection (Obi-Wan and Darth Maul), a pile of 1/1 scale and 1/6 scale collectibles, and the latest piece in their bronze collection. follow the above link for a closer look!

SDCC11: Hot Toys' 1/6 Scale Bespin Luke
Next up in our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is a gallery showing off Hot Toys' mesmerizing 1/6 scale Bespin Luke Skywalker. Follow the above link and be prepared to drool at this amazing figure that comes with two head sculpts, clean and battle ravaged versions of his fatigues, and a weathervane!

SDCC11: First Look At The Hasbro Booth
Our 2011 San Diego Comic-Con coverage begins with a first peek at the Hasbro booth. They were still setting up when we got there, so not everything was displayed just yet. We'll go back to get more images shortly.

Back before the world wide web and social media ruled our shopping habits there was a long-established practice of driving around all the nearby toy stores to hunt down the latest releases. Obviously times have changed and online retail is far more important than it was twenty-five years ago - but has it killed the toy run? What was your shopping experience over the Triple Force Friday product launch weekend?
I managed to find everything I wanted in stores!
I found some but had to resort to big box websites to complete my haul.
I didn't bother stepping outside and ordered everything online.
I haven't bought any of the TFF product yet. Roll on clearance sales.
I'm waiting for the TV series/movie release before I commit.
I've so over it, no more Star Wars collecting for me.
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