Hasbro Unveils New Return of the Jedi Anniversary Black Series Figures

Bring Home the Galaxy is back this week and Hasbro has revealed several new additions to The Black Series as part of the multi-week holiday gift-giving event. These new Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary figures from The Black Series include: Chewbacca, Paploo, Emperor Palpatine, Bib Fortuna and Stormtrooper. The figures all come in retro, Kenner-inspired packaging as the figures first appeared in 1983.

Thanks to Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan PMK for the press release and images!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES PAPLOO

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this PAPLOO figure from The Black Series, featuring classic design and packaging! This premium 6-inch PAPLOO figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. Fans can display this figure which features premium detail, multiple points of articulation and movie-inspired spear accessory, in their collections. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order 11/30 at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES BIB FORTUNA

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this BIB FORTUNA figure from The Black Series, featuring classic design and packaging! This premium 6-inch BIB FORTUNA figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. Fans can display this figure which features premium detail and multiple points of articulation. Includes figure and 3 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order 11/30 at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CHEWBACCA

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this CHEWBACCA figure from The Black Series, featuring classic design and packaging! This premium 6-inch CHEWBACCA figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. Fans can display this figure which features premium detail and multiple points of articulation. Includes figure and bowcaster accessory. Available for pre-order 11/30 at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES STORMTROOPER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this STORMTROOPER figure from The Black Series, featuring classic design and packaging! This premium 6-inch STORMTROOPER figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. Fans can display this figure which features premium detail and multiple points of articulation. Includes figure and blaster accessory. Available for pre-order 11/30 at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES EMPEROR PALPATINE

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this EMPEROR PALPATINE figure from The Black Series, featuring classic design and packaging! This premium 6-inch EMPEROR PALPATINE figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. Fans can display this figure which features premium detail and multiple points of articulation. Includes figure and cane accessory. Available for pre-order 11/30 at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

Regal Robot BLACK FRIDAY Deals!

Check out the BLACK FRIDAY deals at Regal Robot!

This Black Friday is Regal Robot’s biggest sale ever! 

Use code HOLIDAY30 to get 30% off in-stock décor (excludes new items, sale items) like their sculptural magnets, desk accessories and wall décor. 

You can also save big with no-coupon-needed flash sales on select popular Boba Fett-inspired Mythosaur and Mandalorian-inspired Mudhorn items and even get free shipping on select in-stock maquette replicas. (restrictions apply, see site for details)

The deals start Thursday at 9am EST. Act fast, offers are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST and end Monday night, November 28th at 11:59pm Pacific!

Learn more here: https://regalrobot.com/news/black-friday-2022/

DIORAMA WORKSHOP: ECHO BASE BACTA TANK DIORAMA FEATURE

Big thanks to Diorama Workshop for featuring my Echo Base-Bacta Tank diorama! Diorama Workshop is an indispensable resource for Star Wars diorama builders. I’ve been using Frank’s FREE templates and print outs for years and it’s a thrill to be featured!

CLICK the image below to visit the gallery:

MCM LONDON COMIC CON: HASBRO STAR WARS THE VINTAGE COLLECTION REVEALS

Details for each figure can be found beneath the photos. Pre-orders begin November 1!

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION PAZ VIZSLA  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99 / Available: Summer 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION PAZ VIZSLA figure. This Paz Vizsla action figure is inspired by the character in THE MANDALORIAN live-action series on Disney+. Paz Vizsla is a brawny warrior encased in the strongest beskar armor. A descendant of the esteemed House Vizsla, he comes from a long line of leaders spanning the centuries. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION SPEEDER BIKE  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $44.99 / Available: Spring 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION SPEEDER BIKE vehicle and scout trooper figure. This Speeder Bike vehicle and Scout Trooper action figure is inspired by the speeder bikes and trooper seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Speeder Bikes are common throughout the galaxy, with manufacturers turning out both civilian and military models. Scout Troopers were lightly armored compared with other Stormtroopers, which allowed them to move more quickly and easily in a range of environments. The vehicle and figure feature premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure, vehicle and stand.  Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION WOOOF  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99 / Available: Spring 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION WOOOF figure. This Wooof action figure is inspired by the character in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. One of Jabba the Hutt’s most adept pilots, Wooof was a smuggler on Tatooine. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 4 entertainment-inspired accessories.  Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION SAELT-MARAE  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99 / Available: Summer 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION SAELT-MARAE figure. This Salt-Marae action figure is inspired by the character in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Also known as Yak Face, Saelt-Marae was a centuries-old Yarkora who fed information to both the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance before aligning himself with Jabba the Hutt and his criminal empire. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory.  Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION NIKTO (SKIFF GUARD)  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99 / Available: Summer 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION NIKTO (SKIFF GUARD) figure. This Nikto action figure is inspired by the character in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. The red Nikto were a humanoid alien species hailing from the planet Kintan. While they were found from world to world, several were in the employ of Jabba the Hutt on Tatooine. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 3 entertainment-inspired accessories.  Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION KITHABA (SKIFF GUARD)  

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99 / Available: Summer 2023) 

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION KITHABA (SKIFF GUARD) figure. This Kithaba action figure is inspired by the character in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Kithaba, a Klatoonian servant of Jabba the Hutt on Tatooine, escorted the Rebels to meet their fate at the Great Pit of Carkoon. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 3 entertainment-inspired accessories.  Available for pre-order 11/1 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers. 

HASBRO 1027 LIVESTREAM – STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION ARTILLERY STORMTROOPER

Hasbro’s 1027 livestream revealed a bunch of new figures but only one for The Vintage Collection:

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION ARTILLERY STORMTROOPER


(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99 / Available: Summer 2023)
Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION ARTILLERY STORMTROOPER figure. This Artillery Stormtrooper action figure is inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN live-action series on Disney+. Specialized soldiers in the Imperial forces, artillery stormtroopers carry specialized indirect fire weapons like mortars onto the battlefield. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order now at HasbroPulse.com.

STAR WARS:THE BLACK SERIES LUKE SKYWALKER FORCE FX ELITE ELECTRONIC LIGHTSABER

This morning, Hasbro continued its participation in Star Wars’ “Bring Home the Galaxy” holiday gift-giving extravaganza by unveiling the latest addition to its Force FX Lightsaber line: Luke Skywalker’s iconic green Lightsaber! The saber, as seen in Return of the JediThe Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett features advanced LEDs and entertainment-inspired sound effects to bring the most realistic Force FX Lightsaber to fans and collectors alike.

(HASBRO/Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price:  $278.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Luke Skywalker was a Tatooine farmboy who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the greatest Jedi the galaxy has ever known. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine the biggest battles and missions in theStar Wars saga with this premium LUKE SKYWALKER FORCE FX ELITE LIGHTSABER. This premium Lightsaber features design and deco based on Luke’s iconic green Lightsaber featured across Star Wars entertainment – from STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI to THE MANDALORIAN and THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT. With advanced LEDs and entertainment-inspired sound effects, the LUKE SKYWALKER FORCE FX ELITE LIGHTSABER is the most realistic Force FX Lightsaber yet! Use the switch and button on the hilt to activate the sound effects, progressive ignition, battle clash effect, wall-cutting effect, blaster deflect, duel effect, and battle sequence mode! Fans and collectors can proudly display this Lightsaber on the included stand, with or without the removable blade. Available for pre-order 10/26 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and other major retailers.  Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

StarWars.com Announces “Bring Home The Galaxy” Holiday Season Program

The official Star Wars website is already getting in the holiday mood today as it announced “Bring Home the Galaxy.” Launching today, new products will be revealed every Tuesday at 8am/11am ET through December 13, 2022. CLICK the above image to see all the offerings from Bring Home the Galaxy!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION; RETURN OF THE JEDI 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Announced for WEEK 1 of the BRING HOME THE GALAXY promotion are six new figures for the Retro Collection. This wave of figures honours next year’s 40th Anniversary of Return of the Jedi. Pre-sales begin tomorrow, October 19 at 1PM via Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers.

Thanks to Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan PMK for the press release and images!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION LUKE SKYWALKER (JEDI KNIGHT)

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

Luke Skywalker was a Tatooine farmboy who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the greatest Jedi the galaxy has ever known. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH LUKE SKLYWALKER (JEDI KNIGHT) figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION THE EMPEROR

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

Scheming, powerful, and evil to the core, Emperor Palpatine restored the Sith and destroyed the Jedi Order. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH THE EMPEROR figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION HAN SOLO (ENDOR)

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

Han Solo volunteered to lead the mission to destroy the new Death Star’s shield generator on the forest moon of Endor, where he and his strike team encountered Scout Troopers and Ewoks. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH HAN SOLO (ENDOR) figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and blaster accessory. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION LANDO CALRISSIAN (SKIFF GUARD)

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

Lando Calrissian changed from a schemer to a leader. When his old friend Han was held captive by Jabba the Hutt, Lando joined Princess Leia in a mission to rescue him. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH LANDO CALRISSIAN (SKIFF GUARD) figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION PRINCESS LEIA (BOUSHH)

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

To break into Jabba the Hutt’s palace and save Han Solo, Princess Leia disguised herself as the late bounty hunter Boushh. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH PRINCESS LEIA (BOUSHH) figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION BIKER SCOUT

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2023)

Biker Scouts weaved through the Endor forest at breakneck speed, trying to outrun the Rebels and warn the shield generator station of the enemy’s presence. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION 3.75-INCH BIKER SCOUT figure is inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary. Fans and collectors can display this figure, with multiple points of articulation, in their action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and blaster accessory. Available for pre-order October 19 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Bring Home the Galaxy product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES PHASE II CLONE TROOPER PREMIUM ELECTRONIC HELMET

(HASBRO/Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $131.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Far superior to battle droids, Clone Troopers formed the backbone of the Republic’s new military that waged war against the forces of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. So Symbolic were they of the times, the galaxy-wide conflict that saw their debut took its name from their ranks: the Clone Wars. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the biggest battles and missions in the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium roleplay, PHASE II CLONE TROOPER PREMIUM ELECTRONIC HELMET, inspired by the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Features premium deco, realistic detail, series-inspired design and voice-changing technology so fans and collectors can distort their voice to sound just like a Phase II Clone Trooper. Available for pre-order 10/19 at 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. [Requires 3x AAA batteries – not included]

2005 Halloween AudioCast from Star Wars.com

In 2005 the official Star Wars website released the “Star Wars Halloween Audiocast” which was an 18-minute audio recording of Star Wars sound effects and music meant to create a spooky, Halloween-esque atmosphere. Produced by Matthew Wood (who is also the voice of General Grevious) it includes new dialogue of the newest (at the time) villain in Star Wars thanks to Revenge of the Sith which came out the same year. The recording was available on StarWars.com for years but it has been removed. We are offering it here for Star Wars Halloween fans to enjoy; so turn the lights down low, light your jack 0’lantern of choice and prepare for some spookiness from a galaxy far, far away….

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