Did you survive Force Friday? Now we’re on to the next step – Hasbro has teased us with their social media campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a pair of cool faction posters. As we revel in the latest Star Wars toys leading up to the opening of the new movie, Hasbro is asking us to make the fundamental decision – to “Choose Your Path” on the Force. Will it be with the Resistance on the Light Side of the Force, or with the First Order on the Dark Side?
So get on your favorite social media platforms and let your allegiance be known, with hashtags #ChooseLightSide and #ChooseDarkSide. It’s a great time to share pics of your Force Friday hauls, and also to follow AFP on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Instagram. May the Force be with you!
Still on the market for the Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave? Whether you’re looking for the entire wave or are just looking for one last remaining piece to complete the Build-a-Figure, you’re in luck. Kmart has the entire Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave on sale for $16.99 each, marked down from $19.99. That beats Amazon’s price, which is normally $21.99, with some figures, like Valkyrie and Thundra marked up to $30 and higher by third party resellers.
Bill is back with his latest action figure comic, a jumbo-sized Spider-Man tale featuring Kraven the Hunter and more classic Spidey rogues. Check out The Amazing Spider-Man – Hunters and Prey, and be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s work here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics.
Target has released its picks for the top Star Wars products from The Force Awakens, and pitches that they can be your one stop for Star Wars. We all know that with all the retailer exclusives out there, if you want to complete your collection, you’ll be stopping everywhere. But Target will be the only one with Hasbro’s remote-controlled BB-8 droid.
Still, it’s nice to see some of the other items outside of our Black Series and LEGO updates – a Millenium Falcon drone looks like fun!
LEGO has been busy revealing images of their seven (!) new sets for The Force Awakens over the course of the day, but didn’t release details on each until we officially hit Force Friday. I’m still trying to avoid spoilers, so I haven’t paid much attention to what’s actually been announced – but it’s nice to see that a lot of the iconic vehicles from the Original Trilogy are still represented.