Check out this extended clip from the new documentary Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys
. The film showcases a few of the collectors, historians, and toy designers that helped to create and keep Star Wars toys relevant in popular culture. The full movie will release on DVD in September. You can follow the filmmakers’ progress on their Facebook page
and Twitter feed
Boba Fett will make an appearance this year at San Diego Comic Con. USAToday.com got the exclusive on the new 6-inch scale Star Wars bounty hunter set. He’ll come packaged with two guns, his jet pack and Han Solo frozen in carbonite. The special-edition set is priced at $44.99 and will be sold at the Hasbro booth at the San Diego Convention Center July 18-21. The first wave of Black Series figures will land in early to mid-August.
According to the Mandarin, “You’ll never see me coming…” Thanks to io9, that’s not exactly the case. They broke the first look at this new 6-inch scale figure of Ben Kingsley from Iron Man 3. He should hit toy shelves this fall as part of the Iron Monger build-a-figure line from Hasbro.
Hasbro Toy Shop
has put up for sale a 3.75-inch Marvel Universe version of Nick Fury. The figure had previously been released as a Marvel Comics Digital Subscription exclusive with packaged prices on eBay
currently fetching between $70 and $105. This news comes days after the sought after Marvel Universe versions of Archangel
and Victor Von Doom
appeared on the Hasbro Toy Shop. Those figures have since sold out.