Day 13 of Sideshow Collectibles Online Comic-Con turned out to be lucky for fans of The Lord of the Rings, DC, Star Wars and Avatar. Fans of The Lord of the Rings get to finally pre-order the Twilight Witch-King statue from The Fellowship of the Ring. This superb statue is a great counter part to the Ringwraith statue released previously in this range of collectibles. The Witch-King will cost $275 with a $27 NRD but you do have the Flex-Pay program to save up for the March 2013 release. Fans of the Star Wars Saga get a pre-order and a preview during day 13 of the event. The Pre-Order is the cooler of the Fetts in my opinion in Jango Fett with a 1:1 bust. This highly detailed bust will cost $800 with a $80 NRD as always you have the flex pay program to help defer the costs until the February 2013 release. The preview is for my personal favorite Jedi in the Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. No details other than this great preivew below but as soon as I get more info I will pass it on. DC fans get a preview of the upcoming Catwoman Legendary Scale Figure and Avatar fans get a preview of the life size bust of Neytiri.
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Weta Workshop has announced an item fans of The Lord of the Rings have been asking for a very very long time. For years we’ve been clamoring for someone to make statues or a diorama piece of the Fellowship as they made their trip across Middle-Earth to destroy The One Ring. Now, that it’s hear folks can finally start the Pre-Order process through Weta. Set 1 is up right now for the price of $200 and will not be shipping until quarter four of this year so you have time to save. The other two sets will be announced in 2012 and most likely during Comic-Con 2012.
Recently Sideshow Collectibles and Weta Workshop have made Ringer collectors very very happy. The folks from Sideshow Collectibles announced the next statue being previewed in their The Lord of the Rings statue line is the Witch King in True Form following up the really awesome Ringwraith statue which is also of the Witch King. This piece most likely will be previewed during Comic-Con where we will get more information. Weta Workshop has announced they’ve been granted the rights to make various collectibles from the two upcoming The Hobbit films by Peter Jackson. It sounds like we should see items from this range of collectibles at Comic-Con.
Today was a big day for collectors. Sideshow Collectibles, Hot Toys, and the folks from Weta are making collectors around the world very happy. The Lord of the Rings fans are getting a truly awesome treat from Weta with the announcement they will be making the environment Barad-Dur: Fortress of Sauron. Weta will be letting us know along the way the process to bringing this collectible to life and as soon as any info is out I will let you know.
Star Wars fans got a real treat from Sideshow Collectibles today via their Facebook page with a preview of the new 1:6th Darth Vader figure with reveal sculpt. No word on anything just yet on price or not but I would expect as we get closer to Comic-Con we’ll know more. Sideshow also via their Sideshow Experience page of an upcoming premium format for the character Hawkeye. Hot Toys and Sideshow have teamed up for one of Sideshow’s Comic-Con Exclusive in the USO Rescue Captain America 1:6th figure via their Facebook page.
Tonight via their newsletter Sideshow Collectibles announced two pretty darn cool items. Fans of The Lord of the Rings finally get a chance to order the Ringwraith on Steed Premium Format. The exclusve for the Ringwraith is a switch out left hand holding his sword for multiple display options. This amazing nearly three feet tall premium format will be a centerpiece of any Ringers collection. The price of this collectible comes in at $800 but with Sideshow’s Flex-Pay program you can find a payment plan that will allow you to make it until December when this is supposed to ship. There is an $80 NRD with this collectible charged within the first 24-48 hours after your purchase.
Marvel Fans get a chance to order the really cool Spider-Woman Premium Format this awesome item comes with a switch out portrait of a Skrull Spider-Woman portrait. Spider-Woman will cost ya $350 with a $35 NRD but again Sideshow’s Flex-Pay program will make it easy to swing this for the January 2012 release. Star Wars fans also get a preview of the next diorama in that series of collectibles with the Shaak Ti vs General Greivous dio. Fans will know more about this item next week via the Sideshow Experience.
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Sideshow Collectibles has made Marvel Fans and The Lord of the Rings fans very happy with their newest newsletter! Ringers get a chance to preview the upcoming Ringwraith on Steed Premium format which really looks to be the best Premium Format Sideshow has made for The Lord of the Rings. Marvel fans get a chance to preview the sexy Spider-Woman Premium format. Both items will be previewed next week in the Sideshow Experience and then pre-orders begin next week in the newsletter. Stay tuned as both items are previewed I will let you know!!
This week collectors had were given the chance to order multiple items from all the major collecting companies from any license they really would want to buy from. These companies literally covered all my favorite licenses this week with The Lord of the Rings, Marvel, and Star Wars. Needless to say this was a great week for collectors on top of a great film like The Avengers coming out.
Now what exactly came out and from whom:
Sideshow Collectibles – Sideshow released the first statue from what is sure to be an amazing line of statues from the Star Wars saga. Darth Maul is the first character from the new Mythos line which gives us a look at the Star Wars characters we love but in moments we didn’t see in the films or cartoon. Maul in his statue is obviously training as he prepares to do Darth Sidious bidding in tearing apart the galaxy. The price for Darth Maul is $250 with a $25 NRD and a shipping in October of 2012. Do so now before its too late and you’re left holding the bag.
Weta Workshop – The folks at Weta released the third statue in their mini-statue line of characters from The Lord of the Rings. The character who is joining the line up of characters is none other than that ranger known as Strider. This amazing statue is such a great representation of the character and happens to be from a moment when we first meeting him both in the movie and book. The price for Stirder is only $75 and he won’t be shipping until September/October of this year so please make sure you get this statue.
Hot Toys – Hot Toys has given us the next character from this summer’s amazing move The Avengers with The God of Thunder himself Thor. This version of Thor is pretty awesome and I think a bit better than the first figure of the character. Thor comes with multiple hands and the cosmic cubes holding tube which will run you $200 but he won’t be shipping until December of this year. You can order this through Sideshow Collectibles or your favorite etailer.
Gentle Giant – Another item from The Avengers comes to us from the folks of Gentle Giant. The Mark VII suit that Tony Stark breaks out during the movie is the first mini-bust from Gentle Giant for The Avengers. Right now the image is just a conceptual photo from the movie but it gives you an idea of what it will look like. Also if you order this weekend it will only cost you $59 with free shipping and starting Monday it will bump up to $85.
Thank you everyone who takes the time to check this blog out! You help make all the time put into giving you the news worth it and are the reason why I love sharing my passion. I hope that 2012 is a fantastic year for you and one you’ll never forget for good reasons.
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The 2011 version of Sideshow Collectibles Spooktacular event has come to an end and what an event it was in 2011. Star Wars fans got plenty of love with multiple items and previews and Ringers also got a nice treat with a brand new maquette announcement. Marvel and DC fans were not left out either with amazing pieces coming from those licenses.
The Lord of the Rings maquette line got a great announcement and the first bad guy announced in this line so far with the Ringwraith/Witch King maquette. This awesome piece captures the Witch King as he’s on weathertop moving towards Frodo about to stab him. The exclusive item on this piece is a switch out right hand holding the dagger completing the Witch King look. The exclusive and regular will cost $250 and have a NRD of $25. This piece will ship to collectors sometime during Quarter 3 of next year.
Star Wars fans got several items for order as I said ranging from nearly every line that Sideshow Collectibles has. From the 1:6th line for an instock purchase fans get a chance to order the Utapau Shadow Trooper and a pre-order of the Holiday Yoda both of which I talked about already. Also in Sideshow’s production blog we got a great video of the upcoming The Phantom Menace Obi-wan Kenobi 1:6th figure. Premium Format collectors got a chance to order Grand Moff Tarkin and I-TO Interrogator Droid which is a stunning piece to add to your collection. Tarken and his droid will set ya back $350 with a $35 NRD charged within 24-48 hours after your orders have been placed. No edition size has been announced but this will be shipping in the second quarter of next year. Finally, a preview for those who collect life sized items with the Darth Malgus 1:1 figure from the new Knights of the Old Republic
Comic-Book collectors got a couple of really awesome pieces from the world of Marvel and DC. From Marvel we get the really badass looking Colossus Premium Format. Colossus will cost you $400 and have a NRD of $40 charged shortly after your purchase. The exclusive of Colossus is a switch out portrait and a really cool print to complete an amazing item. No edition size has been announced but he is due to ship in Q2 of 2012. DC and more specifically Batman fans get a chance to Pre-Order a life sized bust of the caped crusader himself. This bust comes with a price tag of $680 and a NRD of $68 charged after your purchase but you’ll have to wait until Q2 of next year to get your bust.
In this weeks Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter we got two really awesome pre-orders from the worlds of DC and The Lord of the Rings. Not to mention we got a preview of an upcoming Marvel item that was initially shown during Sideshow’s Comic-Con 2011 online event. The two items we got to pre-order this week are the truly amazing Joker Premium Format from Sideshow’s new DC license. This thing just screams crazy in a good way mind you and captures the Joker looking the way the Joker should. This piece has a price tag of $350 and a NRD of $35 charged after 24-48 hours of your order being placed.
The other item is the beautiful Arwen maquette from The Lord of the Rings. This maquette has an edition size of 500 pieces world wide on the exclusive and comes in with a price tag of $250 with a 25 NRD. Both items are must for collectors of that license. Finally, from the world of Marvel we get the next 1:1 bust with that being the Invincible Iron Man bust. This collectible will go up for sale next week in the newsletter. Stay tuned and I’ll keep ya informed.