The Vintage Collection Mos Eisley Cantina HasLab

This past Friday, Hasbro finally announced their highly anticipated next HasLab for The Vintage Collection. The Mos Eisley Cantina which was leaked, by Hasbro Pulse prior to its announcement, includes three figures in its offering with three more included in its tiers. A unique feature about this crowdfund campaign is that it includes two different offerings, a base and a deluxe. Now for figure collectors, it should be noted that Wuher and the Tonnika twins are 100% exclusive to this HasLab and will not be reissued on the TVC proper line. Also it has been confirmed by Steve Evans, head of the Star Wars Brand Team, that the tiered figures could get reissued in the line on different cardbacks BUT only if they are funded. [...]

By |2024-06-11T14:39:47-07:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: A New Hope, HasLab, The Vintage Collection|Tags: |

The State of the Cantina Address

It has been nearly 47 years since the infamous cantina in a certain wretched hive of scum and villainy made its debut. From the beginning, Kenner embraced the scene and created not one but two playsets based on the watering-hole and close to a dozen figures to populate it within the first few years.  The Mos Eisley Cantina, also known as Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina, and its patrons have been a work-in-progress for Kenner and then Hasbro across many of their action figure lines. It seems that barely a year will go by without a new offering, update or reissue of a Cantina-inspired item and despite the unending attention, there are still dozens of Cantina characters that have yet to be made.  In this article, [...]

By |2024-05-08T23:14:12-07:00May 8th, 2024|Categories: A New Hope, Checklists, The Parking Lot|

Hasbro PulseCon ’21 Exclusives Press Release

We are beyond excited to share with you three exclusives coming to Hasbro PulseCon 2021 happening later this year! These three sets include items fans have been asking for for awhile. Dave Filoni, Papa George's Padawan, joins the list of Star Wars creators to be cast in action figure form. Joining Wolf in 6" form is a remake of The Power of the Force Cantina Showdown with all-new sculpts of not only Ponda Boba and Dr. Evazan but also the cantina bar with has now been featured in A New Hope, The Clone Wars and The Mandalorian. And speaking of The Power of the Force, it has been since the '90s that we received an Emperor's throne in 3 3/4" scale. As stated previously, all [...]

Press Release – Skywalker Strikes Con Exclusive

Today, Hasbro has provided us with a brand new reveal featuring this year's international convention exclusive: Luke Skywalker (Skywalker Strikes). This new 6" Black Series figure includes additional accessories that are sourced not only from A New Hope but also from recent Marvel Comics. This exclusive will "be available at key conventions this Fall including MCM London Comic-Con, Paris Comic-Con, Lucca Comics & Games, Salon Manga Barcelona, and Madrid Comic-Con (in limited quantities, while supplies last)". Hasbro is continuing Lucasfilm/Disney's focus on Luke Skywalker for focus of their Episode IX campaign. Lots of companies (Hasbro included) are releasing product under the title "Skywalker Saga". And while one could debate which Skywalker, Luke or Anakin, is truly the basis of the Saga, Luke appears to be the [...]

By |2019-09-23T13:44:48-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: A New Hope, The Black Series, The Rise of Skywalker|
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