New Solicitations for July 2017!

Just in time for the end of July we have 7 brand new products to announce from our Star Wars and Marvel licenses.   All of these items are up for pre-order now so make sure you don’t miss out on them!

Marvel

Spider-Man Mark IV Suit Mini Bust

The Spider-Armor Mark IV is Peter Parker’s most powerful and technologically advanced costume to date.  Developed by Spider-Man at Parker Industries this new spider-suit is made of light-weight, metallic liquid nano-technology, making it bullet-proof, can deflect lasers at close range, and can absorb the impact of falling several stories, leaving whoever is in the suit unharmed.  The suit is also heat resistance to the point where Spider-Man can battle the Human Torch without fear of injury!

Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd., Spider-man Mark IV Suit mini bust features a metallic paint job with eyes and a spider emblem that seem to glow.  Crafted using only the highest quality polystone, each limited-edition hand-painted mini bust comes individually numbered and is packed with a matching certificate of authenticity.

Price: $120

License: Marvel
Release Date:  Q4 2017


Rocket and Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2) Collectors Gallery Statue

Sometimes you can be your own worst enemy.  Rocket learns this the hard way when he double crosses The Sovereign and steals the very thing he is supposed to be guarding, thereby bringing the entire Sovereign fleet down on the Guardians of the Galaxy!

From the blockbuster summer movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 come Gentle Giant Ltd.’s Rocket and Groot Collector’s Gallery Statue.  This “trash panda” and his best friend have been digitally sculpted, down the minutest detail, by the amazing artisans of Gentle Giant Studios, and hand-painted for film accuracy. Rocket is armed with two guns while tiny Groot is perched on his shoulder wearing his little Reaver coat. Now you can own your own 1:8 scale statue of everyone’s favorite “triangle-faced monkey” Rocket and his pal Groot! The Rocket and Groot Collector’s Gallery Statue is the 5th piece in our Marvel Collector’s Gallery statue line and fits perfectly with our recently solicited Starlord Collector’s Gallery Statue from the same film. Each Collector’s Gallery statue comes hand numbered with certificate of authenticity.

Price: $99

License: Marvel
Release Date:  Q4 2017


Thor (Ragnarok) Collectors Gallery

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and Avengers team-member the Hulk! Thor finds himself without his hammer or his powers and a pawn of the Grandmaster and his games.  Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying all of Asguard.

Straight from his silver-screen appearance in the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok feature film, the Thor Collector’s Gallery Statue has been digitally sculpted down the minutest detail, and hand-painted by the amazing artisans of Gentle Giant Studios. Thor is decked out in his gladiator arena armor with his helmet, cape and double swords and features a stunning likeness to actor Chris Hemsworth.  This 1:8 scale statue of Thor is the 6th in our Marvel Collector’s Gallery statue line.  You can display this piece on its own or with our upcoming gladiator Hulk Collector’s Gallery statue. The statue comes with a hand numbered with certificate of authenticity.

Price: $159

License: Marvel
Release Date:  Q4 2017


Daredevil Animated Statue

The Kid Without Fear…well… maybe a LITTLE bit of fear, joins the Gentle Giant Ltd. Marvel Animated Statue series.  Daredevil will be the 13th character in our popular and adorable Marvel animated statue line. The blind acrobat crime fighter is clearly still learning the ropes in this statue, inspired by the month long variant cover event that helped birth these statues.

The Daredevil Animated Statue was digitally sculpted and carefully printed on state of the art 3D Systems 3D printers. The high-resolution prints were then used in the creation of prototypes needed to produce this animated collectible. Each animated statue is hand-cast, hand-painted, and hand-numbered with a limited edition certificate of authenticity.

Price: $64.99

License: Marvel
Release Date:  Q4 2017


 

Star Wars

Bossk Collectors Gallery Statue

The bounty hunter known as Bossk has been a fan favorite ever since his debut in 1980.  His popularity could not be contained to his brief appearance on the deck of the Executor in the Empire Strikes Back (and in the background of Jabba’s sail barge in Return of the Jedi).  Bossk soon started filling out his robust backstory in both the Star Wars: Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels animated series, taking on the role of mentor to the young, orphaned Boba Fett.

The artists a Gentle Giant take you on a journey to see the moments just following the events of the death of Jabba, we find Bossk standing over the shattered throne of Jabba.  At his feet, a chain left by Jabba’s escaped prize.  What will he do next?  Pursue the rebels or look for his next bounty?

Bossk is the third statue in our new 1:8th Collector’s Gallery line, celebrating 40 years of the Star Wars universe. 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.

Price: $159

License: Star Wars
Release Date:  Q4 2017


Early Bird 4-Pack Jumbo Set

40 years ago a generation of kids saw a movie that changed their lives.  When they left the theater and went to the store to find action figures from their favorite new movie they did not exist. When the holidays rolled around and the kids wanted to find their favorite heroes, villains and droids under the tree they did not exist yet.   The toy makers solution to this problem was “The Star Wars Early Bird Kit.”  Parents, desperate for anything Star Wars to wrap for their kids, were sold a large cardboard envelop that had a fold out stand, some stickers, trading cards and a promise that WHEN the figures were made, they would be the first kids to receive them.

Gentle Giant Ltd pays tribute to that classic Star Wars story 40 years later with the Star Wars JUMBO Early Bird 4-pack.    This 4 pack of action figure is a great jumping on point to the Jumbo line for new collectors as well as bringing back some earlier, harder to find figures for current Jumbo collectors.

The Early Bird Jumbo figure 4-pack will come in a retro box that looked like the original Early Bird envelop and inside will be the familiar white mailer tray with Luke Skywalker (with his double telescoping lightsaber. The first DT saber in the Jumbo line!), Princess Leia (with white vinyl cape and blue blaster) Chewbacca (with greenish Early Bird crossbow blaster) and R2-D2 (with clicking head).   Also included in the set will be larger reproductions of the stickers and a large foldout, replica display stand that will hold the “original 12” figures along with the perforated cards attached to the front.

Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbo line.  Just like you remember, ONLY BIGGER!

Price: $279

License: Star Wars
Release Date:  Q4 2017

 

Star-Lord Joins Our Marvel Collector’s Gallery Line of Statues

Star-Lord is back and he’s leading the Guardians of the Galaxy into new adventures!

Born on Earth to an Earthling mother and alien father, Peter Quill aka Star-Lord quickly found his way to the stars, surviving among the space pirates known as Ravagers. Peter’s adventures have taken him from one end of the galaxy to the next along with his rag-tag team of misfits.

Straight from his silver-screen appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, the Star-Lord Collector’s Gallery Statue has been digitally sculpted down the most minute detail, and hand-painted by the amazing artisans of Gentle Giant Studios. Star-Lord is rocking his signature helmet, has his blaster in hand and is full of the attitude that has made him one of the notorious rogues in the galaxy… or at least in his own mind.  This 1:8 scale statue of Star-Lord is the 4th in our Marvel Collector’s Gallery statue line.  Comes numbered with certificate of authenticity.

You can pre-order the Star-Lord Collector’s Gallery here.

Warcraft Gul’Dan Statue Behind The Scenes

Indebted to a demonic lord and pitted against the mentor he betrayed, Gul’dan is one of a handful of fel orcs on Draenor, his visage and shamanic power twisted balefully by demonic communion. The outcasts he leads, the Stormreaver clan, now fight to wrest their “rightful” place in the Iron Horde from Gul’dan’s former master Ner’zhul . . . and to tempt a great army of orcs into infernal corruption.

– Blizzard description

From Gentle Giant LTD/3D Systems comes the warlock of the Stormreaver Clan and founder of the Orcish Horde, GUL’DAN! In order for this incredible statue to be as screen accurate as possible it was created using digital files provided by Legendary Pictures.

Gul’dan is a large, incredibly complex statue standing at 18″ high and 15″ wide with a variety of materials used to capture his costume and appearance accurately.    Our Gul’dan statue features the character in his shaman robes holding his staff, with every bone, horn and skull represented.

Gul’dan was cast as almost 100 separate pieces before being hand assembled and hand-painted.   Here are some behind the scenes shots of the digital sculpt of this striking new statue from Gentle Giant LTD.

 

And here is the finished product!

 

You can place an order for the Gul’dan Warcraft statue here and look here for the rest of our great Warcraft collectibles!

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!

Well, That Just Gave Us Chills…

News from Twitter today.  Production has officially started on the Han Solo stand alone movie as announced by Chris Miller! (Nice pun there gentlemen)

 

 

Check out our Han Solo collectibles as well as all of our in-stock Star Wars Collectibles on GentleGiantltd.com.

Warcraft Durotan Statue Orders Processing Now!

For those of you that have pre-ordered our Warcraft Durotan Statue, your patience is about to be rewarded!  Durotan has hit our warehouse and pre-orders are now being processed!

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If you haven’t pre-ordered the Warcraft Durotan statue yet, there are still some available!

You can check out the rest of our in-stock Warcraft collectibles here.

 

The Official Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Revealed

This morning the team at Lucasfilm officially announced the name, logo and teaser poster for Star Wars: Episode VIII:

Announcing the name of the next film in the Skywalker saga.

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We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.

December can’t get here soon enough!!

You can see all of our in-stock Star Wars collectibles here on www.gentlegiantltd.com.