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Iconic Star Wars BTS Photo Becomes Ornament To Make You Cry

Iconic Star Wars BTS Photo Becomes Ornament To Make You Cry

There is an iconic behind the scenes photo of Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew on the Bespin set during filming of Empire Strikes Back with Fisher being held up by Mayhew with one arm, with the happiest of looks on her face It is a great shot, and when Mayhew passed away last year, the[...]

Star Wars Lando Calrissian Betrays His Friends with Hot Toys

Star Wars Lando Calrissian Betrays His Friends with Hot Toys

Hot Toys is taking us to Cloud City on Bespin with their newest Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Collection figure Handsome smuggler Lando Calrissian is here making a devilish deal with the Empire This smoothing talking 1/6th scale figure is beautifully crafted and highly detailed with a newly developed head sculpt Lando[...]

New Star Wars Funko Pops Include Ralph McQuarrie Concept Designs

New Star Wars Funko Pops Include Ralph McQuarrie Concept Designs

There are two sets of figures coming out with the first being here to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Dagobah Yoda lifting Luke’s X-Wing Movie Moment is up first which is massive and beautifully sculpted There is also a 10” Stormtrooper heading our way that will be a perfect[...]

Rare Star Wars ESB Birthday Card Art On Auction At Heritage Right Now

Rare Star Wars ESB Birthday Card Art On Auction At Heritage Right Now

This is original production art from a birthday card from Drawing Board Greeting Cards in 1980, from Empire Strikes Back, by artist Mary Grace It measures 12.5" x 4.5" and features really awesome watercolor versions of the main characters from the film You can see it below.[caption id="attachment_1228399" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Star Wars Card Artwork Credit[...]

Star Wars Lando Calrissian Smuggles His Way Into Kotobukiya

Star Wars Lando Calrissian Smuggles His Way Into Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya is also celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the iconic film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with this delightful statue This infamous smuggler is back and featuring his iconic blue outfit as seen in Empire This statue is just packed with charm stands 7” tall and will feature a removable cape Lando will be[...]

Supernatural Star Wars and Animal Kingdom Daily LITG 24th June 2020

Supernatural, Star Wars and Animal Kingdom, Daily LITG 24th June 2020

The world seems like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read about television shows and movies. Maybe watch them and play with them as well, with Supernatural, Star Wars and Animal Kingdom taking the lead. The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day […]

New Star Wars Empire Strikes Black Series Figures Announced by Hasbro

New Star Wars Empire Strikes Black Series Figures Announced by Hasbro

Hasbro Pulse has announced the next wave in the Star Wars Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Black Series line All of these figures are just simple repacks but it gives fans some updated features for some of their favorite figures 6 figures have been announced 5 of which are 40th-anniversary figures and the last is[...]

Hasbro Announces Star Wars Carbon Freezing Chamber Chamber Playset

Hasbro Announces Star Wars Carbon Freezing Chamber Chamber Playset

Up next is Princess Leia but this time she is wearing her Bespin Escape outfit from The Empire Strikes Back This is a first for Leia and while the figure is not fully made yet, Hasbro did render up some images of her He will be nicely sculpted showing the pattern on her outfit and[...]

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Posters Available Now

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Posters Available Now

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back turns 40 this year, and to help celebrate, artist Matt Ferguson has created new posters for the film Both feature Darth Vader front and center, surrounded by AT-AT's, and TIE Fighters, and all sorts of things and little hidden gems The epic showdown in the carbon freezing chamber between[...]

Star Wars Fans: Do You Want A Sequel To Solo: A Star Wars Story

Star Wars Fans: Do You Want A Sequel To Solo: A Star Wars Story?

The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker will keep you pretty busy if you decide to have a marathon You can also throw in Rogue One between the prequels and[...]

Mark Hamill Says He Cannot Imagine Playing Luke Skywalker Again

Mark Hamill Says He Cannot Imagine Playing Luke Skywalker Again

A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker all feature the treasured actor in his most iconic role Only the prequels- The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith didn't feature Mark Hamill, and that is because Luke[...]

Han Solo Embraces Hoth with New Deluxe Star Wars Funko Pop

Han Solo Embraces Hoth with New Deluxe Star Wars Funko Pop

The next series to get this dynamic series is Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back for the film's 40th anniversary Collectors were already shown the first figure to come out which was the mysterious Hoth beast, The Wampa This series will also include 6 Funko Pop figures and will also all be connectable to form[...]

Darth Vader Returns with Hot Toys Empire Strikes Back Re-Release

Darth Vader Returns with Hot Toys Empire Strikes Back Re-Release

The first one to be revealed is a re-release of their iconic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader This 1/6 scale figure is one of their most popular Hot Toys Vader figures as it includes a Bespin themed based and LED effects The figure is packed with high quality detail from his suit[...]

Star Wars Poster Celebrating The Saga Release On Disney+ Revealed

Star Wars Poster Celebrating The Saga Release On Disney+ Revealed

All nine Skywalker films will be on Disney+ as of May 4th, when The Rise of Skywalker joins The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Force Awakens, and The Last Jedi on the streaming service On top of that, all animated[...]

Star Wars Black Series Snowspeeder New Video and Images from Hasbro

Star Wars Black Series Snowspeeder New Video and Images from Hasbro

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes back hits its 40th anniversary this year Hasbro is taking full advantage of this and bringing out some amazing Empire Strikes Back collectibles We have seen a lot of them get announced of the past couple of months from new additions to The Vintage Collection, Black Series, and even ESB[...]

Funko Announces Empire Strikes Back Pop Diorama for 40th Anniversary 

Funko Announces "Empire Strikes Back" Pop Diorama for 40th Anniversary 

Funko has recently announced that in honor of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and its 40th Anniversary is this year it’ll be getting special Pops These Pop will all connect and create the opening scenes from Empire Strikes Back and we get a look at the 1st of 6 Pops coming out The first pop is[...]

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back Reveals at London Toy Fair

"Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back" Reveals at London Toy Fair

This year however we get a remembrance at what made Star Wars great as 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back. Funk has given us 8 Funko Pops in this reveal, one of them is an amazing moment, one is a pop ride and another is a Pop house First, we are going[...]

Star Wars Skywalker Saga 9 Film Collection Coming Soon on 4K

Star Wars Skywalker Saga 9 Film Collection Coming Soon on 4K

The discs will be inside a booklet, featuring art from the films.Of course, the nine films inside this Star Wars box set will include:The Phantom Menace Attack of the Clones Revenge of the Sith A New Hope Empire Strikes Back Return of the Jedi The Force Awakens The Last Jedi The Rise of SkywalkerBecause they are not part of the Skywalker Saga, both[...]


Do Marvels December Star Wars Comics Set the Stage for The Empire Strikes Back #1

Do Marvel's December Star Wars Comics Set the Stage for The Empire Strikes Back #1?

So as Bleeding Cool speculated previously, could Marvel be set to launch The Empire Strikes Back #1?Well, read the solicits for the two one-shots preparing for "the next great chapter" below and see if you aren't convinced And read Marvel's full December solicitations here. STAR WARS SAGA #1 Written by JESS HARROLD Penciled by VARIOUSCover by JOHN CASSADAY[...]