Rebelscum News Archive
Posted by D_Martin on February 21, 2017 at 11:34 AM CST | Forums
Hot off the heels of the Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope Special Edition a month earlier, Lucasfilm's Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back Special Edition hit theaters twenty years ago today. Collectors that went to the first screenings walked away with a copy of Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron #.
Posted by Chris on February 21, 2017 at 11:29 AM CST | Forums
StarWars.com has just announced that principal photography for the upcoming Han Solo film started on Monday, February 20th. We're also very excited to report that the 2018 theatrical release date returns to the original Star Wars: A New Hope date which is May 25th!
Posted by Jay on February 21, 2017 at 11:01 AM CST | Forums
Marvel has sent out solicitations for their May 2017 titles, including 7 Star Wars comics, 3 trade paperbacks and two hardcovers! Check out the advance solicitation list after the jump.
Posted by D_Martin on February 21, 2017 at 10:28 AM CST | Forums
Next up in our coverage of the 2017 International Toy Fair we take a look at all the Star Wars products on display in the Funko booth. Click there thumbnails above to check it out.
Posted by D_Martin on February 21, 2017 at 10:17 AM CST | Forums
Mattel will be repackaging their Star Wars Ships, Character Cars, and Shipcars on 40th Anniversary cards. Click the thumbnails above to have a closer look at the first assortment to come in the new packaging.
Posted by Jeremy on February 20, 2017 at 02:08 AM CST | Forums
The latest issue of the German language version of the LEGO Star Wars Magazine, with a price tag of 3.99, is out now and has been reviewed by starwars-media.de. Along with the usual poster, games, comic and a look at The Freemaker Adventures story comes a Imperial Combat Driver.
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2017 at 07:40 PM CST | Forums
Hasbro held their annual Fan Media Event in the New York Times building, and there was no shortage of Star Wars news. Click the thumbnails above for the full gallery of new Star Wars stuff then follow through for all the glorious details!
Posted by D_Martin on February 18, 2017 at 05:28 PM CST | Forums
This morning we were invited along with some of our fellow collecting sites to photograph virtually everything on display in the LEGO International Toy Fair showroom. Click the thumbnails above to view our full gallery featuring all the Star Wars items on display!
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2017 at 03:33 PM CST | Forums
Official Pix will be conducting a private autograph pre-order & send-in soon and the order pages are up on the website now. You can mail in your own items or pre-order signed trading cards, comics, an exclusive matted photo and (coming soon) actor provided 8x10 photos. The deadline to take advantage of this offer is Monday, March 27th, so click here to place your order now!
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2017 at 02:01 PM CST | Forums
Get a jump start on your 40th Anniversary Star Wars 6-Inch action figure collection and head over to HasbroToyShop.com now to order the first wave being offered by Hasbro. That includes Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi & R2-D2 all showing in stock and ready to ship. Click here to add to your cart now!
Posted by D_Martin on February 18, 2017 at 10:52 AM CST | Forums
There were some cool new Star Wars collectibles on display at the Kotobukiya booth including the unpainted prototypes of the Rey & Finn ARTFX+ two pack (the painted samples weren't available) and Poe Dameron & BB-8 (with thumbs up arm) as well as the fully painted First Order Flametrooper & Snowtrooper and Han Solo & Chewbacca, Shoretrooper Squad Leader & Captain, Death Troopers, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and K-2SO ARTFX+ sets, the Death Trooper ARTFX statue, and a pile of novelty items. Click the thumbnails to see all of this and the cool Sharif Stormtrooper display!
Posted by Chris on February 17, 2017 at 09:03 PM CST | Forums
Our 2017 NYC Toy Fair coverage kicks off with an early look at the Bluefin Distribution booth, which featured a 1/6 scale die-cast R2-D2 that featured an overdue detail we haven't seen before in an R2 of any size. Click the thumbnails above for a closer look at all the Star Wars collectibles they had on display and follow through for more information.
Posted by Chris on February 17, 2017 at 04:39 PM CST | Forums
The new novel titled Star Wars: Thrawn by renown author Timothy Zahn comes out on April 11th and Barnes & Noble continues their recent trend offering an exclusive variant cover with double-sided poster! Click here to pre-order your copy today.
Posted by Chris on February 17, 2017 at 03:02 PM CST | Forums
The Rebellion may have heroes like Jyn Erso and Luke Skywalker. But the Empire has Inferno Squad. StarWars.com has just announced a brand new book by Christie Golden that tells the story of what takes place directly after Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. More details about the book are coming soon, but you can pick up your copy starting July 25, 2017.
Posted by D_Martin on February 17, 2017 at 02:55 PM CST | Forums
ANOVOS has updated their site with a product page for their Rogue One Imperial Tank Trooper Helmet Accessory. follow the link above to have a look!
Posted by Jay on February 17, 2017 at 07:44 AM CST | Forums
The upcoming February issue of Cinefex features a cover-story on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We're happy to present an exclusive excerpt from the issue...
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 10:30 PM CST | Forums
In their latest unboxing video for the Darth Vader Collectors Gallery Statue, Gentle Giant Ltd. Marketing Manager Daniel Pickett reveals which character fans can look forward to next in this brand new line. It's not the finished product, but a nice tease showing that we'll be getting IG-88! Stay tuned for more info as it's announced.
Posted by D_Martin on February 16, 2017 at 10:29 PM CST | Forums
Seriously. We don't have words for this one. Move over Totally Ridiculous Auctions, because we can't even.
Posted by D_Martin on February 16, 2017 at 10:08 PM CST | Forums
We've updated the Sideshow Collectibles section of our photo archive with their Jawa Sixth Scale Figure two pack. Follow the link above to have a closer look!
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 08:40 PM CST | Forums
The highly anticipated 1:4 scale Premium Format versions of Rey & BB-8 are now available to pre-order directly from Sideshow Collectibles. For those that purchase both pieces together, you'll save $40.00 off retail in a special bundle deal. Get your order in early and you'll get the exclusive versions which come with Rey's Rebel X-Wing helmet and BB-8's swap-out panel with extended "thumbs up" flame thrower. Click here to secure yours now!
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 08:20 AM CST | Forums
As we posted about last week, the rumored 2017 Force Friday event will officially happen on Friday, September 1st in conjunction with the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also get our first look at the brand new package design for this line! Check out all the details inside.