Yesterday, our order from Target.com finally shipped to store and we were able to get our hands on a few Retro Collection Darth Vader (Prototype Edition) figures. This figure debuted at San Diego Comic-Con and was sold exclusively at the Entertainment Earth booth despite being a Target exclusive figure. Target.com had them in stock very briefly at the end of the August and just this week some brick-and-mortar stores in the country received some cases. Nevertheless, the figure has not shown up in great quantities much like the rest of the Retro Collection itself. Now so far today, there have been 18 different versions of the Prototype Vader due to its different color parts. If one was going by the color of the head, [...]
This past week Starwars.com announced a new limited series starring the Dark Lord of Sith. Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Visions, which begins in March of next year, includes a cover image of Vader mounted atop a creature and brandishing his lightsaber and an Imperial shield. What is exciting about this art is his shield featuring the Imperial cog which was done by Hasbro in 2005. During their Revenge of the Sith line, Hasbro introduced a very short-lived series, geared to younger kids, called Force Battlers. These 6"ish figures, were more stylized in design and included action features. The first Darth Vader released in this line included the Imperial shield which now appears to be possibly headed for official Star Wars canon if seen [...]
In this episode, the hosts Jake Stevens and Criz Bee are joined by the only person on the planet that can defeat Kylo Ren in collecting Darth Vader paraphernalia, Bill McBride. The Guinness World Record Holder discusses all things Vader-related as well as his thoughts on what to expect collecting-wise with Rogue One’s upcoming release. Add in some SDCC exclusives talk, a nod to the Vintage Rebellion Podcast and the latest news in the world of Star Wars action figure collecting for our 17th episode of TOY RUN: The Action Figure Cast! All episodes are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and galaxyoftoys.podbean.com! Show Notes Bill McBride's website SithToys.com Gentle Giant's SDCC Jumbo Luke Exclusives We want to hear from you! [...]
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