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.