New In The Database: The Black Series 6" GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN SDCC

10/1/2017 The Black Series Hasbro San Diego Comic Con

You can now find Hasbro's 2017 San Diego Comic Con Edition of Grand Admiral Thrawn (The Black Series 6") in the database. For our full photo gallery and a closer look at the figure have a look at the database entry please:

Grand Admiral Thrawn (SDCC Excl. 2017)

Admiral Thrawn

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New In The Database: The Black Series 6" SDCC LUKE SKYWALKER WITH LANDSPEEDER

9/30/2017 The Black Series Hasbro San Diego Comic Con

You can now find the Hasbro The Black Series 6" San Diego Comic Con 2017 exclusive Luke Skywalker with Landspeeder in the database. For all the information about this beautiful set have a look at the database entry please:

Luke Skywalker With X-34 Landspeeder (San Diego Comic Con 2017 Edition)

Star Wars The Black Series Landspeeder

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Luke & Rey (The Black Series 6" SDCC 2017) Now In The Database!

9/16/2017 The Black Series Hasbro San Diego Comic Con

You can now find the San Diego Comic Con 2017 exclusive 2-pack of The Black Series 6" line with Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) and Rey (Jedi Training) in the database. You can learn more about each figure here:

Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master)

Rey (Jedi Training)

Luke Skywalker and Rey

 

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JediBusiness.com Q&A With Hasbro @ SDCC 2017!

7/21/2017 Hasbro San Diego Comic Con The Vintage Collection

Ryan Beise, our JediBusiness.com correspondent during San Diego Comic Con 2017, met the Hasbro Star Wars brand team and asked your questions to Hasbro's Joe Ninivaggi and Steve Evans. For a transcript of the conversation have a look here please: Hasbro Brand Team Interview @ San Diego Comic Con 2017

Q&A Hasbro Star Wars

 

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What Did We Learn From The Hasbro Panel

7/21/2017 San Diego Comic Con The Vintage Collection

Hasbro held a panel during San Diego Comic Con on Friday, July 21 2017 and here is what we learned from it: 

  • Force Friday II is coming on September 1st, 2017, but they want to keep it a surprise and not reveal too much about it
  • 4 exclusive pieces to the Landspeeder at SDCC (packaging, Luke has a finer soft-goods tunic, heavier deco on the vehicle and more details on the speeder)
  • SDCC Thrawn, all accessories except the blaster are exclusive to this set
  • The Death Star Diorama at SDCC was custom built over 4 months
  • The Black Series 6" Rebel Fleet Trooper will be released later in the year (removable helmet, vest, blaster)
  • The Black Series 6" Dewback will be released later in the year with a Sandtrooper riding it (the Dewback will have an articulated tongue)
  • The Black Series 6" Captain Rex will be released (removable helmet, they mapped Temuera Morrison's face onto the figure for incredible likeness, same price as before)
  • The Black Series 6" General Leia Organa will be released (removable jacket)
  • The Black Series 6" Maz Kanata will be released (comes with chest, you can open it, saber included and googles can be moved off and on Maz Kanata's eyes)
  • 3.75" 5POA Princess Leia Organa (Hoth Outfit) will be released
  • 3.75" 5POA Luke Skywalker (Hoth) with new Wampa will be released
  • 3.75" 5POA Darth Vader with new Probe Droid will be released
  • 3.75" compatible The Force Awakens Rathtar will be released
  • 3.75" 5POA Boba Fett and Han Solo (Bespin outfit) will be released (-> this was originally announced during Toy Fair New York)
  • 3.75" 5POA Darth Maul and Qui-Gon Jinn 2-pack will be released (both figures will have articulated wrists)
  • 3.75" 5POA Emperor Palpatine will be released with exchangable hands and force lighting
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection, super articulated figures, classic characters which have never been done before
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection, re-issues will include hard to find figures from before (not just from TVC)
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection kicks off with #1 Rey (TFA), #2 Kylo Ren (TFA), #3 First Order Stormtrooper (TFA), #4 Dr. Aphra
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection, Hoth Trooper will be re-released (no beard)
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection, Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, Death Trooper will be rereleased
  • 3.75" The Vintage Collection Assault Tank Driver will be released
  • 3.75" compatible The Vintage Collection Assault Tank, will fit 2 figures, classic vintage design, it will be the right size, super detailed, coffee cup inside, 2 seats inside, real working treads, carries a Kyber Crystal cargo which can be opened
  • Forces Of Destiny Padme Amidala 11" figure from Attack Of The Clones will be released (squeeze legs, arms will move up)

 

Star Wars Panel

 

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Hasbro Brand Preview Breakfast San Diego Comic Con 2017

7/20/2017 San Diego Comic Con Hasbro

Hasbro invited JediBusiness.com to participate in the annual Hasbro Brand Preview Breakfast at San Diego Comic Con. This is a great place for networking, but it's also a great opportunity to get a glimpse at some up-coming Hasbro toys. Check out our photo gallery of the event:

Hasbro Brand Preview Breakfast 2017

Hasbro Brand Preview Breakfast

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The Black Series 6" Commander Gree Is Now Available Online!

7/20/2017 The Black Series Hasbro San Diego Comic Con

Toys'R'Us.com is now selling the Black Series 6" Commander Gree on their website. The figure costs $24.99 and is in-stock currently. 

Commander Gree Black Series

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Luke Skywalker With Blast Shield And Jedi Training Remote?

7/19/2017 San Diego Comic Con Hasbro The Black Series

Rebelscum.com has posted a great photo gallery of Hasbro's booth at San Diego Comic Con. Among the pictures were a Black Series 6" Luke Skywalker in Stormtrooper disguise with wet hair and a Farmboy Luke Skywalker figure with blast shield and Jedi training remote. Could we see those two figures on store shelves soon? We'll ask Hasbro on Friday, stay tuned to JediBusiness.com for all the info!

Luke Skywalker

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Pricing And Online Availability Of SDCC Exclusives Announced

7/19/2017 Hasbro San Diego Comic Con The Black Series

Hasbrotoyshop.com set up space holder pages for Hasbro's Star Wars The Black Series 6" exclusives which contain additional images, an online sale date and pricing. 

Each 2017 San Diego Comic Con exclusive will be available online on 8/14/2017.

Luke Skywalker with Landspeeder will retail for $89.99. The set includes the following:

  • 6-inch scale, Star Wars The Black Series X-34 Landspeeder and Luke Skywalker figure 
  • Collector grade quality figure and vehicle with authentic, movie-accurate detail 
  • Includes 5 character-inspired accessories and artifacts 
  • Premium packaging and design
  • Includes clear stand for display

Grand Admiral Thrawn will retail for $49.99. The set includes the following:

  • 6-inch-scale, Star Wars The Black Series Grand Admiral Thrawn figure 
  • Collector grade quality figure with authentic, movie-accurate detail 
  • Includes 10 character-inspired accessories and artifacts 
  • Premium packaging and design

Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) & Rey (Jedi Training) will retail for $49.99. The set includes the following:

  • 6-inch-scale, Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) and Rey (Jedi Training) figures
  • Collector grade quality figures with authentic, movie-accurate detail 
  • Includes 3 character-inspired accessories 
  • Premium packaging and design

Star Wars

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The Black Series 6" Jedi Master Luke Skywalker & Rey Revealed!

7/18/2017 Hasbro San Diego Comic Con The Black Series

JediInsider found images on a Facebook group which revealed another possible San Diego Comic Con exclusive! This time around it seems it will be a 2-pack for The Black Series 6" line which includes a new version of Rey and the hotly anticipated Jedi Master Luke Skywalker figure! According to the post the 2-pack will cost around $50. Check out the images!

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker

 

Luke Skywalker Jedi Master

 

Luke Skywalker Jedi Master

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Post Your Questions For Hasbro!

7/8/2017 Hasbro San Diego Comic Con SDCC

JediBusiness.com will sit down with members of the Hasbro Star Wars brand team during San Diego Comic Con 2017 and ask them your questions about their Star Wars action figure toy lines. 

A couple of things: 

Getting the chance to interview Hasbro team members is a privilege, not a right. Hasbro is a big company which had sales topping 5 billion last year, and the company has been around for 94 years. We pass the privilege to interview team members to you, the fan. We are your voice directly to the people who make Star Wars action figures. When you post questions please be civil and friendly. 

- Please don't ask about distribution (we have been asking about distribution several times per year since 2011, and whatever their business model is for distributing the way they do, it's just what it is at this point)

- Jedi Master Luke Skywalker from TFA has been confirmed to JediBusiness.com by Steve Evans in our interview on Toy Run - Episode 16, so that figure is coming in the 6" and 3.75" scales

- Don't ask about PlaySkool figures and toys, that's a different department (and we don't cover that line on J.B.)

- We can't guarantee that all questions will be asked (there is a time limit for the interview)

- We will release a transcript of the interview after the convention, and the audio will be made available on Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast

- We will collect questions through Friday, July 14th 2017

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The Black Series Commander Gree Details

7/6/2017 The Black Series Hasbro San Diego Comic Con

Toys'R'Us has set up a landing page on their website for their 2017 San Diego Comic Con and Toys'R'Us in-store exclusives. The Black Series Commander Gree 6" figure, which was revealed during Star Wars Celebration Orlando earlier this year, is also listed with details about its availability: 

You'll only find these items at Toysrus.com and at the Entertainment Earth Booth #2343 at the summer's largest comic convention in San Diego, CA! Get our exclusives in San Diego and online starting Thursday, July 20!

So bookmark this page and happy ordering on July 20th!

Commander Gree

 

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