With Episode 9 due out in theaters in late December, it’s no wonder that Hasbro was holding back on showing off new figures in the Star Wars Black Series – we’ll be seeing a lot of movie figures as we approach shelf dates in the Fall. But that didn’t stop them from dropping a few surprises on us.Continue reading “Toy Fair 2019: Hasbro Star Wars Black Series and More”
Did you watch Solo: A Star Wars Story over the weekend? In case you missed it, some of the stars of the Han Solo origin story revealed new Star Wars Black Series figures for their characters. They include the following:
- Thandie Newton (Val) revealed her Black Series figure on Twitter.
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge (L3-37) revealed her Black Series figure on The Star Wars Show.
- And the Hasbro Star Wars team unveiled the Black Series Deluxe Enfys Nest Swoop Bike Vehicle on Hasbro Pulse with some help from the winner of their Hasbro Black Series Unboxing Contest. The Swoop Bike is now available for pre-order on Amazon!
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!
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!
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!