It has been announced today that after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, we will not see any new Star Wars movies in Theaters until 12/16/2022. It's not clear if the next 3 movies will be a continuation of previous stories, a new Trilogy or just 3 new movies in general.
• December 16, 2022 - Untitled Star Wars
• December 20, 2024 - Untitled Star Wars
• December 18, 2026 - Untitled Star Wars
Please remember these dates are always subject to change.Add a comment
Added to our HD Photo Gallery tonight is the Retro Collection 3.75-Inch Chewbacca figure. While these new Retro Collection figures are not exact 100% replicas of the Kenner figures from the 70s, they still look great in my opinion. The Retro Collection will initially launch this month as a Target Store Exclusive, but later on in the Fall will become a shared online retailer Exclusive as well.
Enjoy our large, clear, sharp HD Images that you wont find in other Photo Galleries or Archives.Add a comment
So Hasbro has sent me a Retro Collection 3.75-Inch Han Solo Figure with a upside down outer bubble. This figure was part of the Press Kits they sent out last week. Thought it was kind of cool, so thought I would share.
One thing that is odd, is the bubble was never heat sealed to the card, more than likely it didn't fit in the heat press template upside down. It just has 4 dabs of glue and that's it.Add a comment
Target.com now has the Retro Collection Escape From Death Star Board game with Exclusive Grand Moff Tarkin figure in stock as of the post. Price is $19.99 each.
Also on the product page you can check if your local stores have these in stock and if they do, you can place a "free order pickup" and get it in store today.Add a comment
Now that the new Retro Collection will be hitting Target stores officially on 5/12 (some people bought them early), the debate seems to be to keep or remove the large Retro Collection sticker on the card front.
I say do what makes you happy, its your collection. I personally am not a fan of the sticker. If you do choose to remove the sticker be aware that it does not remove that easy and you could damage your cards by trying to remove it.
Above is a sneak peek fo the cards with and without the stickers that I just photographed. Also I have added larger photos of each card with and without sticker on our Facebook Page if you want to check them out as well.
I will work on the rest of the photos and get them posted to our HD Photo Gallery soon.Add a comment
Its has been over 4 hours since HasbroPulse.com has upset a whole lot of Star Wars Fans and Collectors with the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive TBS 6-Inch Obi-Wan And Darth Maul figure debacle (can read what happen here), but now their website is sending out "Theres something in your cart... Ready To check out?" emails to those that tried to order and failed.
These emails may give you a glimmer of hope, but when you return to your cart it is empty and of course these 2 figures are currently sold out.Add a comment
Star Wars Celebration Exclusive TBS 6-Inch Obi-Wan And Maul Sell Out In Less Then A Minute At HasbroPulse.com?
Well that was a bit of a joke. HasbroPulse.com offered the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive TBS 6-Inch Obi-Wan And Darth Maul figures right on time, but sold out in less then a minute. Myself along with about 5 of my friends had them in our carts at about 30 seconds after they went live and while waiting to check out (less then a minute) they Sold out.Add a comment
The previously Toys R Us Exclusive Black Series 6-Inch Clone Commander Gree is making a return at Entertainment Earth, if you're still need. Price is $24.99 with a estimated ship date of September.Add a comment
Entertainment Earth Is Taking Preorders For Individual TVC 3.75-Inch VC140 Imperial Stormtrooper Figures
You can now preorder The Vintage Collection VC140 Imperial Stormtrooper figure individually at Entertainment Earth. Price is $13.99 each with a estimated ship date of June.Add a comment
Hasbro and their PR Firm has sent us a Retro Collection Press Kit just in time for May the 4th.
"This Year, Hasbro is bringing you a blast from the past with their new line of Star Wars Retro Collection figures. #CelebrateTheSaga. Inspired by the original Kenner figures, the Hasbro Star Wars Retro Collection features a nostalgic retro style that is reminiscent of the iconic 1977 design."
• STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH Figure Assortment
(HASBRO/Age: 4 & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring 2019) Inspired by STAR WARS '70s-style action figures, the STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-inch-scale figures feature Kenner-style figure design and detailing, and make a great addition to any nostalgic fan's STAR WARS collection. Imagine the excitement of the '70s when the STAR WARS original trilogy had just begun, and Kenner began releasing classic STAR WARS figures for avid fans of the space saga. With figures inspired by the original sculpt and design of the '70s, the STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION lets fans and collectors continue their collection from a galaxy far, far away! Characters in this assortment include LUKE SKYWALKER, DARTH VADER, PRINCESS LEIA, CHEWBACCA, HAN SOLO, and STORMTROOPER. Each sold separately. Available exclusively at Target and Target.com on 5/12/2019 and at most fan channel retailers nationwide in Fall 2019.
The Star Wars fan holiday, May the 4th is tomorrow! Celebrate "Star Wars Day" with great offers from Amazon, Target, Uniqlo, Gamestop and more, available in store and online, for every Star Wars fan. Below are a few highlights of the new products and deals hitting to celebrate May the 4th. For a larger listing with over 120+ great offers on Star Wars consumer products, please see the StarWars.com roundup.
• Amazon: LEGO Darth Vader Castle
- SRP: $129.99, visit Amazon's Treasure Truck for day-of discounts
- Available: 5/4/2019
- Description: Now on Treasure Truck: Build the Empire with a LEGO Darth Vader Castle and celebrate May the 4th.
• Uniqlo: Master of Graphics T-Shirts
- SRP: Kids - $9.90 / Adults - $14.90
- Available: Available now in stores and online
- Description: Uniqlo is launching a new program called Master of Graphics, featuring an artist series of graphic tees with 3 artists, NIGO, JUN & TETSU, the program will kicking off with Star Wars.
• Target: Cross-Cat Offer
- SRP: 20% off Star Wars sale *(some exclusions apply)
- Available: 5/4/2019 online
- Description: Target is doing a 20% off Star Wars sale *(some exclusions apply)
It is with great sadness to post that Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) has passed away.
"The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away. He left us the evening of April 30, 2019 with his family by his side in his North Texas home.
Peter was the man behind the mask of Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, episode 3 of the prequels, and the New Trilogy. He fought his way back from being wheelchair-bound to stand tall and portray Chewbacca once more in Star Wars: The Force Awakens."Add a comment
As I stated yesterday in our comments, I thought that Target unlocking the street date of 5/12 in their registers yesterday and allowing sales of the Retro Collection figures was a fluke and it looks like I was correct.
I stopped by my local Texas store today 5/2 at 11:16am and had one of the Electronics employees scan the barcode of one of the Retro Collection figures and the registers are now denying any sale until 5/12.
My local Target also received their Exclusive 3.75-Inch Vintage Collection Han Solo (Stormtrooper) figures today and when the barcode was scanned it was also register locked until 5/12.Add a comment
While we are still waiting for an official Press Release from Hasbro, some of our other Media contacts have stated to us that the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Black Series 6-Inch Obi-Wan and Darth Maul will be available on May 4th at 1pm EDT at HasbroPulse.com.
Hopefully Hasbro will send out a Official Press Release soon confirming the price and availability.Add a comment
Walmart's Exclusive TVC 3.75-Inch Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard) Back In Stock At Walmart.com For $12.99
If you're still in need of Walmart's Exclusive The Vintage Collection 3.75-Inch Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard) figure, he is back in stock at Walmart.com at the normal MSRP of $12.99 currently.Add a comment
As we have previously mention Target Stores had a release date of 5/12 for their Shared Exclusive Retro Collection figures and their registers were locked to deny any sales. But as of today May 1st their registers are now allowing sales. Their Inventory system still does show a release date of 5/12 though.
Per a Target Store Toy Manager I spoke with today, since the registers are now allowing sales of these figures (currently), it is at the store / department managers discretion if they will pull the Retro Collection figures from Back Stock and sell them now. If you happen to see these on the floor already they are fair game.
Also he noted that Stores may limit how many figures one customer can buy.
Anyways reports are starting to trickle in of readers buying these already. The DPCI# printed on the sales receipts is 087-16-8221.Add a comment
Disney has sent us a official Press Release and Images for what you can expect to find at your Local Disney Store and ShopDisney.com this May The 4th. Below is the Press Release and above is a pop-up of some of the Press Photos. We have also uploaded more / larger images on our Facebook Page as well.
• Phantom Menace Lithograph MSRP: Free Available: May 4
Description: The first 50 guests who make a purchase on May 4 will receive a free Phantom Menace Lithograph. While supplies last, available in all Disney stores, including Outlets. Star Wars events and activities will also take place throughout the day in select Disney stores.
• Star Wars Day "May the 4th Be With You" Pin 2019 Limited Release MSRP: $12.95 Available: May 4, 2019 - ShopDisney.com Retail Link.
Description: Celebrate Star Wars Day in intergalactic fashion by arming yourself with this limited release cloisonne pin. Featuring Boba Fett preparing for battle, "May the 4th Be With You" the whole year through!Add a comment
Hurry, Walmart's Exclusive Vintage Collection Jedi Jabba's Palace Adventure Set Playset is back up for Preorder as of this post.
Walmart.com states the release date is May 16th.Add a comment
Hasbro has sent us a updated Press Release which now states the Retro Collection is not a Target Exclusive.
"Available exclusively at Target and Target.com on 5/12/2019 and at most fan channel retailers nationwide in Fall 2019."
• STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH Figure Assortment
(HASBRO/Age: 4 & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring 2019)
Inspired by STAR WARS '70s-style action figures, the STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-inch-scale figures feature Kenner-style figure design and detailing, and make a great addition to any nostalgic fan's STAR WARS collection. Imagine the excitement of the '70s when the STAR WARS original trilogy had just begun, and Kenner began releasing classic STAR WARS figures for avid fans of the space saga. With figures inspired by the original sculpt and design of the '70s, the STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION lets fans and collectors continue their collection from a galaxy far, far away! Characters in this assortment include LUKE SKYWALKER, DARTH VADER, PRINCESS LEIA, CHEWBACCA, HAN SOLO, and STORMTROOPER. Each sold separately. Available exclusively at Target and Target.com on 5/12/2019 and at most fan channel retailers nationwide in Fall 2019.Add a comment
Walmart.com is now taking preorders for their Exclusive The Vintage Collection Return of the Jedi Jabba's Palace Adventure Set Playset.
As for the arrival date, it seems to vary. Some people was given a arrival date of this week, while others had one towards the end of the month. Guess we will have to wait and see when they start to actually show up.
Update: This item is now bouncing in and out of preorder status. If your in need be sure to keep checking the page.Add a comment
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