Today we wrap up Star Wars Black Series TLJ Wave 2 with a look at the Elite Praetorian Guard. This is the standard release featuring a single blade, with an exclusive version featuring double blades and a different helmet dropping in the Guardians of Evil 4 pack. This version also has a plastic skirt where the 4 pack version had a cloth skirt. The Guards are instantly iconic characters coming out of the new movie, hopefully they kick ass on screen and live up to their awesome looks. We’ve taken some shots to show off his skills, and tossed in some more Kylo Ren from wave 1 as well! Read on to check it courtesy of Dorkside Toys!
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Kotobukiya has posted details and new official pics of their upcoming Star Wars Emperor Palpatine and Royal Guard ARTFX+ Statue 3-Pack. The set includes a new standing Palpatine statue, different from the Emperor with Throne Statue revealed in June. Also includes are re-releases of the Royal Guard Statues, giving fans a complete scene in one set. The set is due for release in May. See details below and photos after the jump.
A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Star Wars ARTFX+ Statues bring you all of the quality and detailing that you expect from an ARTFX release in a great smaller scale perfect for collecting. The classic Saga Collection is chock full of fan-favorite heroes and villains, not to mention lots of great troop builders like Stormtroopers and other soldiers. Now, the Sith Lord ruling the Empire returns to the lineup with two of his loyal guardians in the EMPEROR PALPATINE ROYAL GUARD 3-PACK!
While a previous ARTFX+ Statue of the Emperor captured the dictator sitting on his throne, now he walks among us and is more dangerous than ever! Old and decrepit-looking but so much more powerful than he appears, Palpatine slowly shuffles forward while leaning on his gnarled cane. The villain wears voluminous black robes covering most of his body, and expert craftsmanship has made them resemble real cloth clothing! Only the Emperor’s withered hands and grotesque face emerge from his robes, reaching forward as if to offer a place by his side while he ruthlessly calculates your potential. Meanwhile, selected from the best of the best Stormtroopers selflessly devoted to the Emperor are Palpatine’s Royal Guard! They are given additional training, a deadly close combat weapon, and a distinctive uniform that makes them immediately recognizable. These two elite Guards (identical to those in the previously released Royal Guard 2-Pack) are screen accurate and stand at strict attention in their crimson robes and helmets while holding their unique force pikes at their right shoulders.
ARTFX+ Statues are fun-to-assemble pre-painted snap-fit kits that can be easily put together in seconds without glue or modeling skill. Emperor Palpatine stands under 5 ½ inches and his Royal Guards 7 inches (1/10th scale), and will be the perfect additions to your classic Star Wars display. You can even recreate iconic scenes from the films by displaying these with other ARTFX+ Statues like Stormtroopers, Darth Vader Cloud City Ver., and more!
The pre-order for the Star Wars – Stormtrooper Life Size Bust are now open from Sideshow Collectibles. It includes a themed base and an articulated neck. The bust is scheduled to be released between May and July of 2018. It’s priced at $950. You can pre-order the Stormtrooper Bust by Clicking Here. See some details below and the photos after the jump.
There is no mistaking the stoic helmet and sleek white armor of this famous foot-soldier. Sideshow is proud to present the Stormtrooper Life-Size Bust. Created in partnership with the talented artists at Legacy Effects, the Stormtrooper Life-Size Bust captures the famous armored face of the elite troops of the Galactic Empire.
The Stormtrooper Life-Size Bust has neck articulation, allowing you to pose the piece on the lookout for renegade droids or rebel scum. Based on the classic armored look from the original Star Wars trilogy, this Stormtrooper makes a perfect addition to any galactic gallery, whether you align with the Empire, or you are a rebel looking to defy the Imperial army.
Assemble the Imperial troops in your collection the Stormtrooper Life-Size Bust!
Next up at our look at wave 2 of Star Wars Black Series The Last Jedi figures is Maz Kanata. While Maz may not be the one everyone was waiting for, she is a very well done entry into the line. Sculpt, paint and it’s complexity and accessories are all top notch. She features moving glasses, a blaster, and comes with the chest seen in The Force Awakens that opens and closes and has the Anakin lightsaber inside! Read on to check out what she can do courtesy of Dorkside Toys!
New solicitations have been released for Gentle Giant items due for release in June of 2018. These include an assortment of Marvel and Star Wars collectibles. See the list below and read on for details and photos.
- MARVEL ANIMATED STYLE SQUIRREL GIRL STATUE
- MARVEL HULK RAGNAROK COLLECTORS GALLERY STATUE
- MARVEL PUNISHER LOGO BOOKENDS
- STAR WARS LIFE-SIZE VINTAGE R2-D2 MONUMENT
- SW DARTH VADER EMPERORS WRATH MINI-BUST
- SW KENNER-INSPIRED POWER FORCE STORMTROOPER LUKE AF
Wave 2 of Star Wars Black Series The Last Jedi figures are making their way out in greater numbers and today we begin our look at them with shots of Finn in First Order Officer Disguise, Leia in her General outfit from The Force Awakens, and Poe Dameron in his TLJ Captain look. All of them have pretty good likenesses for Black Series, and Poe’s beard is handled way better than the first go around. The star of the show is Finn in his Officer outfit, which went from an “eh” to a “yeah baby” after that trailer dropped. Read on to check out over 40 shots courtesy of Dorkside Toys!
Hot Toys has updated with images and full details for their upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Rey in Jedi Training Outfit 1/6 Scale Figure. This 11″ tall figure will feature over 28 points of articulation. Rey will include a Lightsaber with LED light up effects, an in-motion blade, a blaster pistol, her staff, two Porgs and a specialized figure stand. A release date was not listed. Check out the official details below. You can see all of the photos after the jump.
Star Wars: The Last JediRey (Jedi Training) 1/6th scale Collectible Figure
“I need someone to show me my place in all this.” – Rey
At long last, Rey has found Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi Master in the galaxy. Hoping to find a hero of legend, she must unlearn what she has learned as Skywalker challenges her expectations in order to learn the ways of the Force.
Today, Hot Toys is thrilled to officially introduce the new 1/6th scale collectible figure of many fans’ beloved heroine of the trilogy – Rey!
The highly-accurate Rey (Jedi Training) collectible figure is specially crafted based on her appearance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It features a newly developed head sculpt, sophisticatedly tailored outfit, a LED light-up lightsaber, an interchangeable lightsaber blade emulating the weapon in motion, Rey’s signature quarterstaff, a blaster, and a specially designed character theme figure stand! Porg the avians, the inquisitive creature that exists in the cliffs of Luke Skywalker’s secluded island are also included as a special bonus accessories.
The new Rey 1/6th scale collectible figure by Hot Toys will definitely be an excellent additional to your collection!
– Product Code: MMS446
– Product Name: Rey (Jedi Training)
– Height: Approximately 28 cm tall
– Points of Articulations: 28
– Special Features: Newly developed head sculpt, One LED light up lightsaber, One blue-colored lightsaber blade in motion, One lightsaber hilt, Two Porgs in standing and flying gesture respectively
– Artists: Head Sculpted by So-Young, Lee. 3D Designed by Hyun-Jung, Kim
– Head Painted by JC. Hong & E-lee
– Head Art Directed by JC. Hong
Special Features of the 1/6th scale Rey (Jedi Training) Collectible Figure:
– Authentic and detailed likeness of Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
– Newly developed head sculpt with highly-accurate facial expression and make-up
– Body with over 28 points of articulations
– Approximately 28 cm tall
– Seven (7) pieces of interchangeable hands including:
– One (1) pair of fists
– One (1) pair of relaxed hands
– One (1) pair of hands for holding lightsaber and staff
– One (1) piece of right hand for holding blaster pistol
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
– One (1) black colored patterned sleeveless top
– One (1) grey colored scarf
– One (1) pair of beige colored arm wraps
– One (1) left leather-like wrist cuff
– One (1) brown colored leather like belt with blaster holster
– One (1) pair of grey colored pants
– One (1) pair of brown colored leather-like boots
– One (1) LED light up lightsaber (blue light, battery operated)
– One (1) lightsaber hilt
– One (1) blue-colored lightsaber blade in motion (attachable to the hilt)
– One (1) staff with strap
– One (1) blaster pistol
– One (1) Porg in standing gesture (approximately 3.5cm tall)
– One (1) Porg in flying gesture (approximately 2.5cm tall)
– Specially designed figure stand with two interchangeable character theme cards, Rey’s nameplate and Star Wars logo
Next week, fans will be able to pre-order a new Star Wars item from Sideshow Collectibles. In one of their latest posts, they have released a preview photo for their Star Wars – Stormtrooper Life Size Bust. Early next week, we should see a full reveal of the new collectible, as well as get more info. Pre-orders begin on Thursday, October 19th sometime between Noon – 3:00 PM Pacific Time.
A new preview photo for an upcoming Star Wars Poe Dameron 1/6 Scale Figure has been posted by Hot Toys. The figure will feature Poe in his Resistance pilot outfit. We will update as more details are release. Click the banner image for the full preview.
A few new photos of an upcoming Star Wars Transformers – Darth Vader TIE Advance Figure have shown up online. Tag Hobby has shared the images and some details on the figure. The new release is being produced by TakaraTOMY and features an all-new sculpt compered to the original version of the Darth Vader Star Wars Transformer. The Darth Vader figure transforms into the TIE Advance X1 Vehicle, complete with functioning cockpit and miniature Darth Vader Figure. Also included is a Lightsaber, which can be mounted to the vehicle. As part of an “initial release” campaign, there will be five mini Stormtrooper figures included.
Currently, the figure is slated for a release in March 2018. It will be priced at 5,800 Yen (about $52 USD). You can see the new images by reading on.