The heavy “wishbone” BTL Y-Wing fighter-bomber makes its return to LEGO’s Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series. The new set gets a significant piece count upgrade from the original UCS Y-Wing released in 2004, from 1,473 to 1,967 pieces. In addition to many cosmetic improvements, the new Y-Wing comes with a Gold Leader minifigure and his blaster; the original set had neither.
The new LEGO Star Wars UCS Y-Wing will be available on Star Wars Day. May the Fourth Be With You!
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Hasbro has announced that an exclusive 3.75” Yakface figure from The Vintage Collection will be included with the Jabba’s Sail Barge (the Khetanna), their first item from HASLAB. This figure will come in exclusive Power of the Force card back packaging and have an exclusive coin, paying homage to its original release in 1985.
In addition, they’ve shared detailed pics and a timelapse video of the construction of the fully decoed Barge. With just under two weeks remaining to fund the development of the Barge, HASLAB is approaching 60% of the five thousand backers needed to move into production.
Visit Hasbro.com/HasLab to find out more information and pre-order the Khetanna!
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Hasbro has shared their press pics for their Star Wars reveals. We’ve organized them into the Force Link, Black Series, and Vintage Collection categories. In addition, we’ve put together a primer on HasLab and the crowdfunding campaign for Jabba’s Sail Barge, the Khetanna.
Read on for the details!
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I’m still recovering after a sensory-overloaded afternoon at the Hasbro Toy Fair Entertainment Brand Preview Event. But while I work on digesting and posting the news, here’s a quick update. Hasbro revealed three new Star Wars Mighty Muggs: C-3PO, Captain Phasma, and Maz Kanata.
We also saw upcoming Marvel Mighty Muggs in Hasbro’s pre-show reveal, and they let us know that Transformers and My Little Pony will be joining the line soon. Spin to win!
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Earlier, we shared LEGO’s reveals for Jurassic World: Lost Kingdom. But that was not the only movie for which they’re making sets. LEGO also revealed their first set for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and it’s a big one.
The Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set contains over 1,400 pieces, including seven mini-figures. It arrives on shelves in April, while the Solo movie opens a month later on May 25th.
I bet you can’t make the Kessel Run Falcon in under 12 parsecs!
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