Io9.com revealed Hasbro's 3.75" The Vintage Collection 3-pack this morning. The set includes three Star Wars figures from the new expanded universe with fan favorite Dr. Aphra (she will also be released single carded), 0-0-0 the protocol droid, and BT-1. The set will cost a whopping $50 (we are not kidding!) and will exclusively be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2018. A limited number of sets will be made available through HasbroToyShop.com after the show, but those typically sell out in a matter of minutes. You can read the entire story on Io9.com
We have a new site section! You can now find Disney's Star Wars character action figures, which were released between 2007 and 2013 exclusively at Disney Theme Parks, here on JediBusiness.com. The first five figures from this series are now available and we'll keep adding the enire line over the coming weeks! Check 'em out:
You can now find Mickey Mouse as Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) and Donald Duck (Bespin Han Solo) in the database in our new Disney Star Wars Character section, have a look to learn more about each figure:
You can now find the entire second series of the Disney Theme Park exclusive Disney Star Wars characters in the database, check 'em all out:
We've added Donald Duck as Savage Opress to the database. The figure was exclusively made for Star Wars Disney Weekends in 2012. To learn more about it have a look at the full database entry:
You can now find the Star Wars Weekends 2010 exclusive Stitch as Emperor Palpatine Hologram figure in the database. Check it out:
Anthony Breznican at Entertainment Weekly has revealed the 2018 San Diego Comic Con exclusive Black Series 6" sets with Han Solo (Bespin Outfit) and Mynock titled Han Solo Exogorth Escape, and the Kylo Ren vs. Rey set in a Centerpiece diorama. The Starkiller Base Centerpiece set has a steam function and a light-up backdrop which will make for a cool looking display.
The Han Solo Exogorth Escape set will cost $34.99 and the Starkiller Base Centerpiece diorama will cost $109.99. For the full reveal take a look at the Entertainment Weekly article. As always, a very limited number of sets will be available after the convention through HasbroToyShop.com and several international conventions later in the year.
Did you know that we've been producing a podcast weekly for over two years where we talk about Star Wars action figure news, review figures and interview collectors? Episode 112 is now available. You can subscribe to the podcast for free through your podcast app (iTunes/Google Play/Podbean/Stitcher etc...). You can also stream every episode here on the website:
Here are new images of the up-coming Imperial Assault Tank from Hasbro's The Vintage Collection. The vehicle will be available in August and cost $79.99. You can pre-order it on Entertainment Earth including free shipping! Check out the images below:
Our friends at FanthaTracks.com had the chance to meet Julian Glover, the actor who portrayed General Veers in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and surprise him with a Black Series 6" General Veers action figure! Check out Julian's sincere reaction and make sure to subscribe to the FanthaTracks.com YouTube channel!
We've published statistics for The Black Series 6" line, The Black Series 3.75" line, The Rogue One 3.75" Collection, The Last Jedi 3.75" Collection and the SOLO: A Star Wars Story 3.75" Collection! In the stats you can see where Hasbro's focus was, how many figures did they release in total? How many were exclusives? What stores sold exclusive figures? How many figures were released based on a certain movie and how much did it cost do purchase one of each figure?
You can find those stats with each toy line section, just pull up the page and scroll towards the bottom. We'll be rolling out more stats for other toy lines over the coming months, please stay tuned and have fun comparing toy line stats!
You can now find Minnie Mouse as Princess Leia in Slave Outfit in the database. The figure was released exclusively by Disney in Disney Theme Parks in 2009. You can learn more about the figure here:
We've added Mickey Mouse dressed up as Luke Skywalker in X-Wing Pilot Gear! The figure was released in Disney's 3 wave of Disney Star Wars characters in 2009. To learn more about the figure have a look at the database entry:
Criz Bee (founder of JediBusiness.com) will be at the ToyAndGeekFest in Puyallup, WA this coming weekend! You can catch Criz Bee on the main stage at 2pm on Saturday for the Toy Masters At The Toy Table panel where he'll discuss the future of Star Wars collecting and how collecting has changed personally over the years. The panel will be hosted by Jake Stevens (co-host of the Toy Run podcast and owner of From4-LOMToZuckuss.com), Jordan Hembrough (host of the Toy Hunter TV show on the Travel Channel and QUEST TV), Brian Volk-Weiss (Executive Producer of The Toys That Made Us Netflix TV show), Gus Lopez (author of several Star Wars collecting books, founder of the first Star Wars collecting website THESWCA.com, and organizer of Star Wars Celebration Collecting Tracks) and Mark Bellomo (author of several collecting books including The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985).
On Sunday at 2pm Criz Bee will host a live Toy Run podcast episode with his co-host Jake Stevens. Guests will include Tiya Sicar (the voice of Sabine Wren on Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars Forces Of Destiny), Jordan Hembrough and Mark Bellomo
Other special guests at the show include Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tiya Sicar (Star Wars Rebels), who will be on the main stage together with Jake Stevens.
Our friends Gus Lopez will host a panel about Star Wars movie locations and collecting original Star Wars movie props, and Ryan Beise will talk about some of the most obscure Star Wars action figures made over the past 40+ years.
The 501st will be there, the Jet City Saber Guild, Ewok Builders and the R2 Builders and there will be photo opportunities with Roxy the Rancor, the Luggabeast, a life-size Landspeeder and the interior of the Millennium Falcon!
We hope you'll come by and say hi!
For all the details and other celebrity guests at the show have a look at the official website: ToyAndGeekFest.com
We've added Donald Duck dressed up as a Stormtrooper to the database. The figure was part of series 3 in 2009 and was exclusively available at Disney Theme Parks. You can learn more about the figure here:
We've added another Star Wars action figure from Disney's mash-up line to the database. To learn more about Goofy as Chewbacca have a look here:
You can now find all the figures from Disney's Series 3 of Star Wars / Disney mash-up figures in the database, check 'em out here: