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New LEGO STAR WARS sets for Fall 2018

At the Fall 2018 LEGO Preview Collection event in NYC, LEGO showcased many new Star Wars sets for fall and holiday season 2018. On display were new sets for the Y-Wing, Millennium Falcon from “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, TIE Fighter, Jawa Sandcrawler, X-Wing, Anakin’s Starfighter from Episode 3, Snoke’s Throne Room from Episode 8, and More.

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Dragon Ball Z, DC & Marvel Figma Figuarts by Tamashii Nations

Kamehamehah! Tamashii Nations brought out a ton of new DBZ and Dragon Ball Super figures (or Figuarts) at NY Toy Fair 2018. Here is a taste of them!

Tamashii Nations also unveiled many new figures (or Figuarts) during NY Toy Fair 2018, including a variety from the DC Comics Cinematic Universe of characters from the Justice League movie, Batman and The Joker from the upcoming Batman anime, and new Jaegers and Kaiju from Pacific Rim 2.

Finally, Tamashii Nations always has tons of new product at their booth, and NY Toy Fair 2018 was no exception. This video showcases some of their Samurai Star Wars & Marvel figures, Power Rangers figures and zords in various scales, and many new Gundam model kits. Plus, digivolving Digimon and a few other surprises!

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NY Toy Fair 2016: Tamashii Nations Star Wars Samurai Figures – VIDEO

Tamashii Nation’s Star Wars figures have been turning heads, giving them the Samurai treatment that the movies were initially inspired from. George Lucas has cited Akira Kurosawa as a source for the look and feel of the original trilogy, and this line of figures has combined those two worlds into one highly-articulated line of toys.

This year, the company debuted a new Boba Fett and the Emperor’s Royal Guard, along with their Darth Vader and new types of Stormtroopers joining the fray. It’s hard not to fall in love with these figures, and it’s even harder not to spend all of your paychecks on them.

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Jakks Pacific announces SDCC 2015 exclusives

This year, JAKKS’ presence at San Diego Comic Con will be bigger and better than before with three different SDCC items and their first ever Collector Fan Panel featuring a preview of upcoming product from across our toy portfolio including all of their BIG FIGs lines in 20” , 31” Massive and 48” Colossal scales as well as the World of Nintendo and Warcraft master toy lines.

The First Appearance Boba Fett ($50.00, limit one per customer) will be sold in the Lucasfilm Pavilion in the JAKKS area where you can also come to pick up a Star Wars action figure art card with photography by Stephen Hayford.

Deluxe Skyward Sword Link and Hologram Darth Vader will be sold at the Entertainment Earth booth, prices and availability per their upcoming announcements.

SDCC HOLO VADER sold at the Entertainment Earth Booth, only at SDCC

During the Battle of Hoth, Darth Vader maintains communications with his field commander General Veers via hologram transmission. Veers informs Lord Vader of the imminent destruction of the Echo Base shield generator and that Vader can bow begin his assault

NEW! From JAKKS BIG FIG 20” collection, and available first at SDCC 2015, comes Hologram Darth Vader! He features 7 points of articulation and collector level deco to help recreate the hologram effect of Vader’s infamous command. Want more? At 20” tall, this JAKKS Big Fig is the first time a Hologram Vader figure is “in scale” with the size of the actual “hologram” from the film! Letting you pose Vader on your desk just like he is giving orders right to you! Recreate the adventure of the Empire Strikes Back, only with JAKKS 20” BIG FIG Hologram Vader.

SDCC Link – sold at the Entertainment Earth Booth

Limited Edition SKYWARD SWORD LINK

The Courageous Hylian Hero from the Legend of Zelda series is always clad in green while he wields everything from bows to shields to boomerangs, his iconic weapon is the MASTER SWORD, His ears are pointed, and while he is honorable and unrelenting in his pursuit of justice he also has a playful side. There have been many Links reborn as the hero through the ages, but all carry the Triforce of Courage within themselves. While Link often starts out as an ordinary kid, his destiny has always intertwined with Zelda and Ganondorf, the holders of the Triforce of Wisdom and Power respectively.

NEW! From JAKKS BIG FIGS 20” line just for SDCC 2015 is a deluxe edition of our 2015 LINK action figure featuring removable shield, master sword and scabbard that connects onto his back. Featuring deluxe collector level detail never before offered on a JAKKS BIG FIG. Deluxe Skyward Sword Link is destined to become a crown jewel in your World of Nintendo collection.

SDCC First Appearance Boba Fett $50.00, limit one per customer, sold ONLY at SDCC at the JAKKS booth in the Lucasfilm area

Boba Fett, Legendary Mandalorian Bounty Hunter has a long and colorful history. While many fans remember him from The Empire Strikes Back as well as his animate debut in The Star Wars Holiday Special, his true first appearance was as a member of the Star Wars delegation in the San Anselmo County Fair on September 24, 1978! At the time, Lucasfilm was headquartered at 52 Park Way in San Anselmo, about twenty minutes north of San Francisco. As part of harvest parade, Darth Vader and for the first time in public, Boba Fett, marched throughout the street waving to fans of all ages. The armor was worn by assistant film editor Duwayne Dunham and featured several noticeable difference such as the brightly colored blue jump suit, yellow and red armor highlights, as well as the “tribal marks” on his helmet; all altered for his later film appearances. JAKKS Pacific is excited to celebrate this legendary character and offer an articulated action figure of First Appearance Boba Fett or the first time ever!

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Star Wars Toys at NY Toy Fair 2014 – Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Black, Star Wars Command

At New York Toy Fair 2014, NerdNewsToday was at the Hasbro Preview event, which included this first look at these new Star Wars toys slated for release this year. The lines featured in this video includes Star Wars Command, an army-builder line with all of your favorites squashed down to the size of little green army men, “Star Wars Rebels” figures & vehicles (based on the new Disney Cartoon show), and Star Wars Black figures and vehicles such as a new Jabba the Hutt, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, and Chewbacca.

Plus, the world debut of the upcoming 30″ X-Wing starfighter, which will retail for a mere $40! This thing is huge, and while it may not have a working canopy to put figures inside the cockpit, it is enormous and priced to play!

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Build lightsabers and use the force with Uncle Milton “Star Wars Science” Toys – NY Toy Fair 2014

Uncle Milton had a ton of new learning toys at NY Toy Fair 2014, including their Marvel Science line, and their equally successful “Star Wars Science” line.

This year, we saw a new glove that uses magnets to use the power of force to push and repel objects, a Mustafar volcano kit, a Death Star light-up globe with both Star Wars universe maps and the Milky Way galaxy, a Boba Fett rocket, environmental mini-labs with Dagobah slime, Hoth snow, and Mustafar lava, a slick looking telescope, and plenty of new lightsaber kits that will make you want to quit your day-job and become a jedi knight (but then realize that these toys are meant for kids, so you will forever be a mere padawan).

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New York Toy Fair 2013: “Comic Images” Booth

New Jersey based company, “Comic Images” was well represented at NY Toy Fair 2013 at the Jacob Javits Center with a huge booth showing off their wide variety of plush toys coming out this year, as well as previous releases.

Some of the items up for viewing included their Marvel licensed plushies, which includes Thor, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, and Wolverine. Another hugely popular and successful line for them is their Star Wars line, which includes plush versions of your favorite vehicles like the X-Wing, Millenium Falcon, and TIE Fighter ships. You can also get some sweet characters like Yoda, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2, Stormtroopers, Ewoks, Jawas, and Boba Fett. Also unveiled this year were some Star Wars beasts, including the Rancor, Wampa, and Taun Taun.

My personal favorite item of their booth was their new Masters of the Universe line. Featuring the classic Filmation characters in huggable form, their first wave includes He-Man, Skeletor, Trapjaw, Beastman, and Battlecat. “Comic Images” also had larger versions of their plushes, as well as backpacks with these characters and even Chewbacca’s famous saddle bag that you can wear to work. Remember, let the wookie win.

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