Star Wars® Collecting News
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 05:14 PM CST |
Walking into our scheduled Celebration Anaheim Hasbro team interview knowing that there was so much they couldn't talk about we opted to just play with some of the new action figures on display. For the sake of photography, Jeff Labovitz and Joe Ninivaggi let us tear into The Black Series #16 C-3PO and #19 Han Solo action figures. in addition we did turn arounds of the Mosep Binneed and Jawas. Follow the link above for the full gallery!
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 04:23 PM CST |
After a collectors panel presentation at Celebration Anaheim, Gentle Giant Ltd put their upcoming 2015 San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Jumbo Kenner Droids Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) action figure on display for the first time. Collectors attending the panel know the Rebelscum connection for this and the See-Threepio (C-3PO) figure sold (out) at Celebration, so for some, our excitement about this little guy makes sense. Click the thumbnails above to have a closer look.
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 04:07 PM CST |
In their continued efforts to raise funds for the Mike Nosco Foundation, a local charity in the Conejo Valley of the greater Los Angeles area, Sideshow Collectibles has opened a new series of auctions for rare and one of a kind pieces including a prototype of the very popular Darth Talon Premium Format Figure and the extremely limited exclusive edition of the C-3PO and R2-D2 Premium Format Figures. Follow the link above to check out all the auctions.
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 03:30 PM CST |
No matter how much you plan, sometimes some things are completely out of you hands, and that was the case for Funko as a large quantity of their Celebration Anaheim exclusive classic Kenner deco Super Shogun Bobo Fett were lost in transit making it one of the first exclusives at the event to sell out. While we didn't get there in time to shoot it, we did get the rest of their display photographed. Follow this ink to check out the Funko booth gallery.
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 03:09 PM CST |
Uncle Milton's Celebration Anaheim booth gave attendees a chance to use the Force with the first public showing of their very cool Force Trainer II. Follow this link to have a closer look at their entire booth.
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 02:30 PM CST |
Officially, Celebration Anaheim was Mattel's first public showing at a Star Wars convention and many attendees were excited to check out all they had on display making for one crowded booth each and every day. Follow this link to see what they had and let us know what you think!
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 01:51 PM CST |
Ink infusion was back for their fourth tattoo pavilion at Celebration Anaheim, and like the last three events, they brought with them a selection of the top tattooing talents and many, many attendees walked away with amazing Star Wars inspired tattoos. click the thumbnails above to have a closer look at the pavilion and The Force In The Flesh booth at its entrance. If you haven't already grabbed a copy of Shane Turgeon's new book The Force In The Flesh Volume II, you are missing out. Follow this link to get yours now!
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 02:37 AM CST |
In support of Make-A-Wish, select artists and collectors worked tirelessly to create original (and in almost every case amazing) one of a kind pieces of art for the Vader Case Project, which is an extension of the original 2007 Vader Project. Displayed and auctioned off at Celebration Anaheim, the cases shown in this gallery made over $25,000 for the charity. Follow the link above to check out most of the cases auctioned off.
Posted by D_Martin on April 24, 2015 at 01:26 AM CST |
It is always a pleasure to witness a 501st Honorary Membership presentation, and the surprise induction of Star Wars: Rebels voice actor Vanessa Marshall that took place in the Official Pix pavilion (and right next to the Rebelscum photo studio) at Celebration Anaheim was no exception. In fact, this might have been the best induction we've ever been included in thus far. Check out the gallery of the presentation to see how much the voice of Hera appreciated this incredible honor.
Posted by D_Martin on April 23, 2015 at 11:58 PM CST |
You had to be careful not to slip on all the drool on the floor around Tamashii Nations' booth at Celebration Anaheim. They had Beast Kingdom's Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, R2-D2, and C-3PO Egg Attack figures on display on one plinth. While we saw the first two previously at Toy Fair back in February, this event marked the first time the Droids were publicly displayed in North America. Across the booth ,they also had on display the insanely cool Movie Realization Ashigaru Darth Vader, Foot Soldier Stormtrooper, and North American debut Foot Soldier Sand Trooper. Follow this link to check these figures and the very cool Darth Vader Katana set in our Tamashii Nations gallery and let us know what you think about these imaginative designs.
Posted by Dustin on April 23, 2015 at 06:47 PM CST |
Heads up for all of you who have been looking for the right time to jump into collecting the 31-inch Giant Action Figure From JAKKS Pacific line. I just scored the 31-inch Star Wars Rebels Inquisitor as shown above for only $14.99 at my local Toys "R" Us. These 31-inch giant action figures usually run $30-$40, so for $15, I'm in!
Posted by D_Martin on April 23, 2015 at 05:52 PM CST |
EFX Collectibles' Celebration Anaheim booth featured some great new pieces including the awesome Escape Pod, AT-ST, Y-Wing Fighter, TIE Bomber, and Imperial Probe Droid. Follow this link to have a closer look and let us know which pieces you like the most!
Posted by D_Martin on April 23, 2015 at 05:15 PM CST |
JAKKS Pacific revealed their upcoming San Diego Comic-Con exclusive in their booth at Celebration Anaheim. As surprising as it may seem, this iconic version of Boba Fett's costume was never translated into a collectible figure until now! Follow this link to check out this cool figure and all the other new / newish stuff on display in they booth!
Posted by D_Martin on April 23, 2015 at 05:01 PM CST |
As our Celebration Anaheim coverage continues we take a look at all the products on display at the Her Universe booth. Follow this link to have a closer look!
Posted by Adam on April 23, 2015 at 11:49 AM CST |
Along with their show exclusive, R3-A2 & K-3PO, Kotobukiya also gave a sneak preview of their forthcoming Snowtrooper ARTFX+ two pack as well as showing a protoytype of the AT-AT Driver and you can check these out in our image gallery.
Posted by Jay on April 22, 2015 at 08:07 PM CST |
Read about this panel which discussed the upcoming Abrams book, Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie.
Posted by D_Martin on April 22, 2015 at 04:35 PM CST |
Not everything had arrived when we shot the ANOVOS booth at Celebration Anaheim, so we went back to get additional images of the fully decked out Snowspeeder pilot costume. Follow this link to check it out.
Posted by D_Martin on April 22, 2015 at 04:16 PM CST |
From time to time, Sideshow Collectibles hosts an exhibit that sees artists transforming one of their figures into a one of a kind work of art. The R2-ME2 exhibit was put up for public display in their booth at Celebration Anaheim and it stopped people dead in their tracks. Follow this link to have a closer look at the entire display.
Posted by Dustin on April 22, 2015 at 11:49 AM CST |
After posting that there were nine new additions to the droid factory build a droid series, Rebelscum reader Craig C. went out to find them all.
Posted by Philip on April 22, 2015 at 11:30 AM CST |
Check out new Talking Star Wars plush, and spend $75 get 20% off after the jump...