How was your Star Wars Day? Did you buy anything unusual like an Exogorth oven mitt or Scarlacc Pitt toilet?
You know what’s coming; May the 4th is #StarWarsDay, and there isn’t a brand in the galaxy with Star Wars merch to sell that won’t remind you.
The Hut Group’s Pop In A Box site specialises in selling geeky pop vinyls and they sell lots of them. There’s two deals on right now; 10% off Funko items for subscribers and everyone else can get 2 Pop! Vinyl’s for £18.99. With all that Pop expertise who else is better placed to reveal which […]
On the 7th of July there is a two week window to be one of eight people to order a custom made Chewquila models. They’ll be available via Tenacious Toys Super Series Sundays and will be made by Forces of Dorkness’ Scott Kinnebrew. (Via Plastic and Plush)
I’ve never yet been to a Madame Tussauds. There’s not one locally but I think the real challenge is getting over the idea of queuing for so long just to see some waxworks. It doesn’t seem worth it. That’s until a video like this comes along and shows me how very real the wax models […]
This is it. The second official Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer shows us new characters, old landscapes… and some of our favourites from the originals. There’s history and change all wrapped into a single Force bundle! There’s R2-D2 and BB8 as well; I wonder if they meet? What do you make of it?
This foot tall, hand stitched, work of geeky art is the creation of Helen Greenstein. You can buy it too; $2,300. Do you recognise the shape? This is the Bad Robot from J.J. Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions. Given that Abrams is off to make the next three Star Wars films a Chewbacca Bad Robot mashup […]
Another set of Andy Stattmiller’s clever nesting dolls. Art and function strike again and we have the Jabba the Hutt rescue scene from Return of the Jedi. From top to bottom we’ve abba the Hutt, Boba Fett, Gamorrean Guard, Bib Fortuna, Max Rebo, EV-9D9, and Salacious B. Crumb for the villains and for the good […]
Forgot to get a Valentine’s Day card for your partner? Looking for an e-card you can send via a complex series of relay accounts to that guy you secretly crush on? As it happens the gadget superstore ebuyer has a collection! You can download the PDFs from source or just marvel at the ones below.
Sometimes a single image can sum up a whole, complex, idea. In this case Keh Choon has an illustration of Han Solo and Chewbacca that says Tim Burton. Will we see Tim Burton produce any of the new Star Wars movies? I doubt it… but you never know.