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Dark Horse Sets How to Train Your Dragon Art Book for March!

Preorders are now being taken for Dark Horse/Dreamworks Animation’s The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – a 184-page volume featuring commentary and never before seen art from DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World will be in stores on March 1, 2019.

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Force Friday II: Fans Seek Out BB-9E – New Droid from Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

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Fans in Australia were the first to officially unveil a new dark side character from the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi film, an astromech named BB-9E.

The new droid is one of half-a-dozen new items fans will be able to take home over the Force Friday II weekend. Others include: Force Link Starter Set + Figures, Vehicles & Playset by Hasbro, R2-D2 and BB-9E App-Enabled Droids by Sphero, Droid Inventor Kit by littleBits, Star Wars Jedi Challenges and Star Wars Battle Drones by Propel.

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Countdown to Force Friday II Begins!

Disney and Lucasfilm today kicked off the countdown to Force Friday II, the global event celebrating the launch of the products from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with an AR surprise for Star Wars fans around the world.

Fans within a mile of 20 global landmarks simply open the Star Wars App, select Find the Force and point their phone to the sky to see a short augmented reality scene unfold. The 10-second animation shows a Star Destroyer loom over key landmarks as two TIE Fighters shoot past into the distance.

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Voyageur Press To Release TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive!

Over the course of its various incarnations, Star Trek® has influenced scientists, astronauts and inventors.

Now, Voyaguer Press is releasing TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive – a book that examines how Trek technology works – and how some of it has crossed over into the real world (and why some of it won’t).

TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive, by Ethan Siegel, will be in stores on October 15th.

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Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Hannibal Lecter Action Figures – Fava Beans and a Light Chianti Not Included!

Bluefin has begun taking pre-orders for two spectacularly detailed Hannibal Lecter action figures from South Korea’s Blitzway.

 

The figures will be released in the first quarter of 2018.

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Mind-Boggling Video: Disney’s New Star Wars-Themed Lands To Feature Full-Sized AT-ATs!

Star Wars-Themed Lands In Progress – Full-Sized At-ATs – Photo courtesy of Disney Parks

Hokey-Fritz (to borrow a pet phrase from Rocket J. Squirrel)!

Disney Parks’ Star Wars-Themed Lands looks amazing even in skeletal form.

Three words: Full. Sized. AT-ATs!

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Bluefin Unleashes Spectacular Doctor Strange and Iron Man Action Figure Sets!

Bluefin, the exclusive North american distributor of Tamashii Nations collectibles will release the S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI and Hall of Armor Set in April, with the S.H.Figuarts Doctor Strange & Burning Flame Set following in June.

Follow the break for extensive galleries for each set (double click to embiggen) and details for pre-ordering.

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Bluefin Now Exclusive Distributor of Bandai ‘ Star Wars Models Kits!

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Bluefin has become the exclusive North American distributor of Bandai Hobby’s Scale Vehicle line of Star Wars Model Kits – and has set four new kits to begin selling in December and January.

The 1/72 and 1/144 scale Red Squadron X-Wing Starfighter Special Set, which features the star fighter depicted in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will go on sale in December.

1/72 scale kits for the Tie Interceptor, A-Wing Starfighter, and Poe’s X-Wing Fighter will follow in January. Pre-orders are being taken now and galleries showing each model to full advantage follow the break (double click to embiggen).

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S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI and Hall of Armor Set Taking Pre-Orders!

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Bluefin has announced the exclusive American release of the Tamashii Nations S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI & Hall of Armor Set. Pre-orders are now being taken.

Read on for all the details – and a gallery featuring the set (double click to embiggen).

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Bluefin Presents Bandai’s Chogokin Toy Story Creations!

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Have you ever wished that Toy Story characters could pull a Voltron and link up to create a wicked crime-busting giant robot?

The geniuses at Bandai have and Bluefin is bringing the fruits of their labors to North America: the new Chogokin Toy Story Combination Woody Robo Sheriff Star (above right) and Chogokin Toy Story Combination Buzz the Space Ranger Robo (above left).

For a closer look at these unique figures – and details on how to pre-order – follow the jump.

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