TBS NED-B & Purge Trooper Carbonized 2-Pack Press Release

This morning Hasbro announced their next Black Series Amazon exclusive: NED-B & Purge Trooper Carbonized 2-Pack. This set, like previous Cabornized figures, are metallic/shiny repaints of previously released figures. At $75, this set averages the price of each of these figures to $37.50 which is a hefty price for both a basic and a deluxe figure. NED-B previously retailed last year for $33.99 and the Purge Trooper for $24.99. The yearly rate of inflation on Star Wars action figures has many fans and collectors feeling fed up and or frustrated with Hasbro's pricing strategies of late. Amazon is known for placing items on clearance when they are left with surplus stock so time will tell if this particular set is successful, but then again it [...]

By |2023-02-28T11:58:34-08:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Black Series|Tags: |

Obi-Wan Kenobi Vintage Collection Multipack – Press Release

UPDATE: Hasbro's PR firm has provided up with packaged images and we were correct in our speculation. With the conclusion of the Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series, we are thrilled to reveal The Vintage Collection Obi-Wan Kenobi Multipack! This set will be an Amazon exclusive and will feature Kenobi from Tibidon Station, his Jawa friend Teeka and one of Reva's Purge Troopers. This set will go up for pre-order tomorrow and will ship to fans and collectors in Spring of next year. While we have yet to receive photos of the packaging, we are assuming it will come completely boxed without visible plastic bubbles as it is scheduled to be released in 2023 as Hasbro is phasing out the use of plastic in their [...]

By |2022-06-22T09:59:26-07:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Vintage Collection|Tags: |

Obi-Wan Wednesdays – June 15th

In addition to Darth Vader (Dark Times) Vintage Collection figure reveal, Hasbro also revealed a handful of other items for Obi-Wan Wednesday! Three more Black Series figures will be joining the Obi-Wan Kenobi collection as well as a new Mission Fleet set. Do note that only Tala and the Airspeeder, along with Vader, will be up for pre-order on the 16th as the other two, 1-JAC and Purge Trooper will be a part of Wal*Mart's Collector Con in July! Hasbro has provided us with official images and information below: STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 1-JAC FIGURE (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price:  $27.99/Available: Fall 2022) STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch THE BLACK SERIES [...]

By |2022-06-22T05:50:46-07:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Mission Fleet, Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Black Series, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Darth Vader (The Dark Times) – Press Release

With Darth Vader taking a larger role in today's penultimate episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Hasbro is officially announcing The Dark Times version of the Dark Lord. This Vintage Collection figure, which includes multiple interchangeable hands will go up for preorder tomorrow June 16th! Hasbro has provided us with the official images and press release below: STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION DARTH VADER (THE DARK TIMES) FIGURE (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Fall 2022) STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION 3.75-INCH scale classic figures and vehicles feature original vintage-inspired packaging and Kenner branding. This STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION 3.75-INCH DARTH VADER (THE DARK TIMES) figure is inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI series. Highly poseable with realistic detail, this 3.75-inch-scale figure can be [...]

By |2022-06-15T09:02:45-07:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Vintage Collection|

Obi-Wan Wednesdays – June 8th

Obi-Wan Wednesdays continue this week with the release of the rest of the Obi-Wan Kenobi-themed Retro Collection wave! This wave includes three Inquisitors (counting Reva from Week #1) plus the Dark Lord of Sith who are all tasked with tracking down the wandering Jedi which is aided and abetted by a loader droid. This wave is set to ship this September according to etailers which is a rather quick turnaround when it comes to new media Star Wars and product releases from Hasbro. Hasbro has provided us with official images and press releases for each figure which can be found below: STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH OBI-WAN KENOBI (WANDERING JEDI) FIGURE (HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2022) Inspired by the original [...]

By |2022-06-09T13:36:39-07:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Retro Collection|

L0-LA59 Press Release & Images

Hasbro has, at Star Wars Celebration, announced their latest entry from the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series: LOLA! This droid will be released in various scales and styles, including a few that are electronic. This droid also brings with it the announcement that the Bounty Hunter Collection will be branching out from Grogu to include other cute versions of creatures, aliens, and droids from a galaxy, far, far away. Hasbro has provided us with the official press release and images below: STAR WARS L0-LA59 (LOLA) ANIMATRONIC EDITION (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $89.99/Available: Fall 2022) The STAR WARS L0-LA59 (LOLA) ANIMATRONIC EDITION lets kids and fans alike bring home a beloved droid companion. This toy features design and deco inspired by the OBI-WAN KENOBI [...]

By |2022-06-07T10:32:54-07:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi|

Obi-Wan Wednesdays – May 25th

Each week during the release of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+, there will be product drops that tie into the live-action series. The first week focuses on the Third Sister, Reva! This Inquisitor will be released in all three lines (four including Mission Fleet) from Hasbro. Thanks to Lucasfilm for the images and press release info below. STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH REVA (THIRD SISTER) FIGURE Licensee: Hasbro MSRP: 11.99 Retail Link: https://hasbropulse.com/products/star-wars-retro-collection-reva-third-sister (HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Fall 2022) Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH REVA (THIRD SISTER) figure is inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI series. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their [...]

By |2022-06-07T09:16:33-07:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Retro Collection, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection|

May is for Celebrating Star Wars!

Happy May Day! Today kicks off an exciting month-long celebration of all things Star Wars! On Wednesday, the world will now celebrate the fan-created/corporate-embraced holiday May the Fourth! On this day, fans will show their love for the Saga and companies will release new product for collectors new and old. Hasbro Pulse will be kicking off the day with a Fan First Wednesday Livestream on YouTube which will most likely reveal new Vintage Collection and Black Series figures. On May 5th, you'll find us at our local watering hole for some Revenge of the 5th trivia!   Star Wars will celebration its 45th birthday on May 25th aka OG Star Wars Day. Then of course we have Star Wars Celebration beginning on May 26th! Just [...]

By |2022-05-01T21:37:20-07:00May 1st, 2022|Categories: Hasbro Pulse, Holiday, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars Celebration|Tags: |
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