The Hasbro Fan Media Event offered up news from a variety of lines and brands, and Star Wars
was no exception! Here's what was covered:It's the 40th Anniversary!
- The Black Series 6-inch is in full effect:
- -Jawa with molded cape
- - Death Squad Commander with removable helmet
- - An Early Bird pack or "40th Anniversary Legacy Pack" is coming, with pegs for all 12 original early bird figures.
- - Wave 1 has Darth Vader, Leia (with updated and improved sculpt!), Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, Han Solo, Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2), and Luke Skywalker (all with the vintage cardbacks). Available for pre-order right now at Hasbro.com!
- - Wave 2 in June with Chewbacca, See-Threepio (C-3PO), Stormtrooper, Jawas, Death Squad Commander, and Sand People.
- - Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 and San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) with foil-back card
- - Obi-Wan Kenobi Force FX Lightsaber (die-cast handle, lights, the usual high quality stuff)
- - Poe Dameron role play helmet with three "surround sound" speakers and retractable yellow visor
- The Nerf line continues with a huge First Order Stormtrooper megablaster (lights, sounds, etc)
- The Black Series 6-inch Centerpiece line (dynamic pose statues on environmental light-up dioramas) is just getting warmed up:
- - Darth Vader prowling through the Tantive IV, with light up smoldering lightsaber "slice" marks on the door, and a blaster bolt exploding along the side of the door frame.
- Black Series 6-inch exclusives coming from Target (AT-ACT Driver) and Game Stop (R5-D4)
- Force Friday reminder (9/1/2017)
- 6-inch The Force Awakens Jedi Master Luke Skywalker is in fact coming (they show some 3D models, and the beard and arm is looking awesome)
For more from this event, head on over to our sister site, Cool Toy Review.