Gentle Giant Ltd. Premier Guild 2017 Gift Announcement #3

Gentle Giant Ltd. Premier Guild 2017 Gift Announcement #3

The Premier Guild gift announcements are here at last!  Yesterday we announced the first two of our six Premier Guild 2017 gift offerings.  If you missed either announcement check out our official blog for further details.  Today we will announce two more of our 2017 PG gifts, one in the morning (here) and one in the afternoon.  We will announce the final two gifts tomorrow.

On Friday 3/31 you will be able to start ordering your membership tier of choice for the newly revamped Gentle Giant Ltd. 2017 Premier Guild!

But enough reading!  Let’s get to the next gift announcement!!

Star Wars The Emperor Jumbo Action Figure: Power of the Force Edition

It was 37 years ago in The Empire Strikes Back that the feared Sith Lord Emperor Palpatine first felt a great disturbance in the force. Fearing the possibility of Luke Skywalker becoming a powerful young Jedi, he commands Darth Vader to hunt him down and destroy him… or turn him to the dark side.
Palpatine will prey on Luke’s anger, fear, and desire for vengeance to realize his sinister goal. The path to the dark side is one travelled well by Palpatine, for he has led another powerful young Jedi down it before. So unfolds the Emperors plan in Return of the Jedi to lure Luke into confrontation with Vader and, ultimately, learn his true destiny.

Inspired by the vintage Star Wars figures of your childhood, Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the Emperor in jumbo size!  Digitally scanned from mint 3 ¾” vintage originals and reproduced in 12” scale, no detail has been overlooked. Roto and injection molded and made of durable plastics, this fully-articulated jumbo figure includes a faithfully re-produced cane accessory and POTF coin. To further capture the vintage feel, Gentle Giant has packaged this figure with a Power of the Force-inspired backer card featuring original photos and artwork. Designed with the collector in mind, the figure comes in a re-sealable plastic outer clam shell to help protect and display this limited edition figure.

Gentle Giant Ltd. Premier Guild 2017 Gift Announcement #1

The Premier Guild gift announcements are here at last!  Starting right now we are going to announce two of the Premier Guild 2017 gift offerings each day, one in the morning (this one) and one in the afternoon for the next three days.

On Friday 3/31 you will be able to start ordering your membership tier of choice for the newly revamped Gentle Giant Ltd. 2017 Premier Guild!

But enough reading!  Let’s get to the first gift announcement!!

 

First up we have our Star Wars: A New Hope  Obi-Wan Kenobi Death Star Duel Mini-Bust

Below is an image of the digital sculpt.  The final piece will be a fully painted 1:6th scale mini-bust.  We will post updated images when we have them.

For those watching Star Wars: A New Hope back in 1977, “Ben” Obi-Wan Kenobi was the original “Last Jedi.”  For our 2017 Premier Guild exclusive 1:6 scale mini-bust we see Obi-Wan Kenobi, desert recluse and mentor, locked in the fateful duel from the original Star Wars film as he faces down his former padawan on the Death Star. With his hood up, lightsaber ignited and a steely determination in his eyes, Obi-Wan stands his ground against his former pupil and makes the ultimate sacrifice to help save the galaxy.

It has been 10 years since Gentle Giant Ltd. has released an Episode IV Obi-Wan bust and now the Premier Guild is proud to bring you the exclusive Obi-Wan Kenobi Death Star Duel Mini Bust! Digitally sculpted by our master artisans, using actual archival footage and designs, each Obi-Wan Kenobi Death Star Duel Mini Bust is rendered using the highest quality polystone, hand painted and includes a light feature imbedded in the bust to illuminate the blade of his lightsaber.

Each piece comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity.

 

Items Shipping In March 2017 from Gentle Giant LTD.

The following items are hitting our warehouse this month. Pre-order customers will be notified when they will be charged and when their items are being shipped to them.

STAR WARS
REY STAR WARS EP7 MINI BUST
MAZ KANATA MINI BUST
MAZ KANATA PGM MINI BUST
JYN ERSO (SEAL COMMANDER) MINI BUST
SHORETROOPER MINI BUST
SHORETROOPER CLASSIC BUST
EMPIRE AND REBEL SEAL BOOKENDS

MARVEL
PUNISHER ANIMATED STATUE
SPIDER-GWEN ANIMATED STATUE
VISION ANIMATED STATUE
MARVEL LOGO BOOKEND
CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR CLASSIC BUST

WARCRAFT
GUL’DAN WARCRAFT STATUE
ORGRIM WARCRAFT STATUE
DUROTAN WARCRAFT STATUE

DC
Joker Super Powers Jumbo Figure

We still have some stock available on some items. Click on the links above or check out http://www.gentlegiantltd.com for more information.

First Look at the New Cast for the Han Solo Movie

Yesterday on StarWars.com the gang at LucasFilm gave us our first look at the ensemble cast for the upcoming “Young Han Solo” movie.

We here at Gentle Giant ltd are excited to see this project come together!   It’s a great cast, with great writers and amazing directors!

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The Han Solo movie will star:  Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, and Donald Glover.  It will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and it will be released in 2018.

You can check out all of our in-stock Star Wars Collectibles here on GentleGiantltd.com!

Darth Vader Collector’s Gallery Statue Unboxing And Sneak Peek at Statue #2

Darth Vader the evil Lord of the Sith launches Gentle Giant’s brand new 1:8th scale Star Wars Collector Gallery line.  Capturing the moment in The Empire Strikes Back as he kneels before the Emperor, this Darth Vader statue is in stock and ready to ship out.

Sculpted by Gentle Giant’s master artisans, this Darth Vader statue recreates the scene from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back of Lord Vader bowing in devotion to his master, Emperor Palpatine. Each limited edition, hand-painted piece is cast in high quality polyresin with crisp details. This statue also comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity and is limited to only 1300 pieces. This Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader Collectors Gallery statue will be the first figure in our new series of 1:8 scaled statues, celebrating the last 36 years of the Star Wars universe.

Stay tuned to the end to see a special sneak peek at the NEXT statue in our Star Wars Collector’s Gallery line.


Available right now at: http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/collectibles/star-wars/darth-vader-9-inch-collectors-gallery-statue-collectible

Thank You For Voting in the 2016 Poppies Awards!

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Over the past 2 weeks Michael Crawford aka Captain Toy has been announcing the winners of his 2016 Poppies Awards.  The awards are broken down into three divisions: MWC’s Picks, the People’s Picks and the Judge’s Picks (the judges are made up of 150 toy industry and toy press people).

In the category of “Best Bust 2016” Gentle Giant LTD. took home the Bronze Award for Michael’s Picks for our 2016 SDCC exclusive McQuarrie Chewbacca Bust.

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For both the People’s Picks and the Judges Picks in the “Best Bust 2016” category Gentle Giant LTD. won the Silver Award for the Star Wars Boba Fett Classic Bust!

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A BIG thank you to everyone who voted for us and congratulations to all the other winners!

We have an awesome array of items still to announce for 2017, so next year we are goin’ for the GOLD!

More New Pre-Orders Processing This Week: Animated Spider-Gwen, Punisher and Vision as well as

A batch of brand new items are hitting the warehouse this week and that means we are starting to process the pre-orders for the following items:

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WARCRAFT Gul’dan STATUE

AnimatedVision1

MARVEL VISION ANIMATED STATUE

AnimatedPunisher1

MARVEL PUNISHER ANIMATED STATUE

AnimatedSpiderGwen1

MARVEL SPIDER-GWEN ANIMATED STATUE

and

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Star Wars Imperial and Rebel Seal Bookends

We still have some quantities available to order on everything except Spider-Gwen, but not for long!  You can find them all on www.gentlegiantltd.com.

First Look: Jumbo Star Wars POTF Greedo Coin

Last week we showed you the paint master for our upcoming Star Wars Power of The Force Greedo Jumbo action figure. This week we got the first shot prototype print of his coin that will be included. 

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Greedo will be one of our lowest run for a Jumbo at around 700 pieces so don’t miss out on this version. Pre-order him here: http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/collectibles/star-wars/greedo-potf-jumbo-figure

Happy Birthday Warwick Davis!

Today is the birthday of actor who has spanned the generations of Star Wars sagas, Mr. Warwick Davis.

Warwick has not only appeared in 4 Star Wars films, but also the Harry Potter franchise.

Here is the bust we did of perhaps his most well know character: Wicket W. Warrick.

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Check out the rest of our Star Wars Collectibles here on GentleGiantLTD.com.