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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Another week and more news coming from the two of the worlds best collectibles companies in Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys. Both companies this week delievered huge news for fans of Marvel and Star Wars. Sideshow Collecitlbes showed off multiple Star Wars items this week with the Utapau Airborne Trooper (which will go up for order next week), showed Commander Fox (one of the Comic-Con 2012 exclusives), and a sneek peak of parts of the next Darth Vader 1:6th. Hot Toys released a teaser image of the Iron Man Mark VII from this summers blockbuster The Avengers as well as the Black Widow figure going up for Pre-Order through Sideshow Collectibles. Jointly also we’ve been teased with what appears to be the Rescue Captain America 1:6th figure which will be a Comic-Con 2012 exclusive. As I get more information on all these items I will make sure to let you all know.
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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Tonight’s, Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter brings us two really cool items. Star Wars fans get a chance to finally add the Tusken Raider to their 1:6th scale collection. This Tusken Raider will be from A New Hope and looks totally awesome. Previews for the this figure will be up next Tuesday via the Sideshow Blog and then up for order next Thursday. If you’re a fan of Tim Miller and his amazing work then you’re sure to love the Lady Death Premium format. As always Tim has knocked it out of the park and made Death actually something that you wouldn’t mind getting a hug from.
Tonight’s Sideshow Collectibles newsletter brings us the next Premium Format from the Star Wars license. This character for many fans of the Star Wars Universe may just be the sexiest of the Jedi Order. Aayla is probably one of the most well known Jedi and one of the most popular. So for fans of this character this works well for her finally getting the PF treatment. She is going to go up for order next week during Sideshow’s newsletter. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.
Today, I’ve got another review for you and this time it comes from Sideshow Collectibles Star Wars 1:6th figure line. The character I have for you is Commander Gree who you might remember when Order 66 came down was supposed to kill Yoda but managed to lose his head. This clone is maybe the hardest one for Sideshow make so far because of the complicated camo pattern but it came out really well done. If you’re a fan of the Clones like me this is a must and if you make this your first Clone then congrats.
Yesterday, in the 12 Days of Sideshow Star Wars fans get treated with another superb collectible. The Star Wars statue line which will encompass star Wars characters at moments in which we never saw them on screen. The first character to get this treatment appears will be Obi-Wan Kenobi during his years between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. The statue will come with sculpts that merge an older Ewan McGregor and a younger Alec Guinness both of which look amazing. No word yet on when this will be released and what the price will be but I will let you all know.
You can watch the video on this new collectible at the 12 Days of Sideshow Page.
Well, the 12 Days of Sideshow have started again! As of now we’re only three days in and Sideshow has already made a couple of fanbases quite happy with awesome previews. Star Wars fans have gotten a preview for a very cool looking life size Darth Malgus figure from Knights of the Old Republic. Now word on price yet but as soon as I know I will make sure you know. GI Joe fans have also gotten a very interesting preview of an upcoming joe product or more specifically Cobra product. I’m not sure if its statue or premium format but I believe the character is Storm Shadow.
As always stay tuned and I’ll keep ya updated.
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.