Rebelscum News Archive
Posted by Adam on April 25, 2017 at 11:38 PM CST | Forums
Gus Lopez has been organizing the Collecting Track since the very first Celebration in 1999 and it was he that presented the Collector's Journey panel. Click through for the details.
Posted by Jeremy on April 25, 2017 at 05:24 PM CST | Forums
New Zealand Mint are thrilled to announce the release of a special, limited edition rectangular coin to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars, which thundered onto the big screen on May 25, 1977 and remains an enduring story to this day. Click on the thumbnail above for all the pretty, pretty details.
Posted by Jeremy on April 25, 2017 at 04:28 PM CST | Forums
Rumours of a make & take build event at US branches of Toys "R" Us have started to circulate. Details are limited at the moment but indications of the two hour event to build (and keep) a micro-scale Princess Leia being on May 6th are pretty solid. Check out the thumbnail above and register your interest at your nearest branch.
Posted by Adam on April 24, 2017 at 11:27 PM CST | Forums
Star Wars at the Movies: Vintage Theatrical Advertising And Collectible Ephemera was meant to be presented by a panel that comprised Stephen Danley, Ron Salvatore, Todd Chamberlain and Skye Paine, though the latter was noticeable by his absence. Follow the link below to learn more about what was shown during the presentation.
Posted by Jeremy on April 22, 2017 at 01:04 AM CST | Forums
The full details for the LEGO Star Wars Days schedule at LEGOLAND Malaysia have been posted to the park's Events page and include a fully-costumed march by the local 501st Garrison, a Build-Your-Own-LEGO-Star Wars-World event, speed building competitions, two different scavenger hunts and a Jedi academy. Plus children who go dressed as Star Wars characters (check the Ts & Cs first) get free park entry. As a bonus 30611 R2-D2 will be available as part of a LEGO Star Wars purchase of more than RM300 (approx SG$95).
Posted by Jeremy on April 21, 2017 at 06:22 PM CST | Forums
Details of the May The 4th Be With You deals that are being offered on selected LEGO Star Wars sets are starting to emerge. The first set for April 29th has been revealed on the Shop@Home website as the 75149 Resistance X-Wing, and according to bouwsteentjes.info the follow-up set deals are: 5523 Scarif Stormtrooper (March 30th), 75153 AT-ST Walker (May 1st), 75164 Rebel Trooper Battle Pack (May 2nd), 75173 Luke’s Landspeeder (May 3rd), 75105 Millennium Falcon (May 4th - is this a clue?), 75120 K-2SO Buildable Figure (May 5th) and 75171 Battle on Scarif (May 6th). So far the deals are showing up on all LEGO.com regions apart from the USA and Canada.
Posted by Jeremy on April 21, 2017 at 04:27 PM CST | Forums
The events calendar for LEGO Brand Stores in The Netherlands has been revealed, posts bouwsteentjes.info. From from March 29th to May 6th the offers are the launch of the 75144 UCS Snowspeeder (with early access for VIP members), 10% off LEGO Star Wars products (excluding 75144 UCS Snowspeeder), 40% discount on selected LEGO Star Wars sets and a free 30611 R2-D2 polybag with a minimum LEGO Star Wars purchase of €65. Additionally, between March 29th and May 4th there is a special droid make & take building event and from May 7th to the 31st shoppers will get a free 40268 R3-M2 purchasing a LEGO Star Wars polybag set.
Posted by D_Martin on April 21, 2017 at 01:00 AM CST | Forums
While only showing one new Star Wars collectible in their cases within Bluefin Distribution's Celebration Orlando 2017 booth, Beast Kingdom's exclusive chrome Millennium Falcon fit in nicely with the other items in their Egg Attack retrospective display. Click the thumbnails to have a closer look!
Posted by D_Martin on April 21, 2017 at 12:49 AM CST | Forums
A Celebration just isn't a Celebration without attendees in costumes, and our Celebration Orlando 2017 couldn't be complete without a gallery showing off some of those costumes. Click the thumbnails above to have a look at the gallery we shot!
Posted by Jeremy on April 20, 2017 at 07:52 PM CST | Forums
Details are no longer scant, with an update to the park's Events page that includes the announcements that there will be a mega Jabba the Hutt build activity between May 25th and 28th, and a full blown LEGO Star Wars Days weekend from June 15th to 18th. Hit the links to get all the info you'll need.
Posted by Jeremy on April 20, 2017 at 05:30 AM CST | Forums
Continuing their participation with the San Diego park's annual LEGO Star Wars Day, From Bricks To Bothans have announced the LSW community MOC event for the weekend. You can check out the event details and register your participation to receive free entry (plus two extra for helpers) and a goodie bag that includes a limited edition t-shirt, an exclusive minifigure and more.
Posted by Jeremy on April 20, 2017 at 04:57 AM CST | Forums
Fans are being invited to celebrate May the 4th Be With You Day at Westfield Warringah - all the details are just one short hyperspace jump away!
Posted by Adam on April 20, 2017 at 01:06 AM CST | Forums
Duncan Jenkins and James Burns took a break from their LEGO panel to talk about another passion of theirs, Hallmark Collectibles. Click through to find out what they discussed during the panel.