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1984 RETURN OF THE JEDI Lumat: Trilogo Update

In 1984, new packaging for Star Wars figures was introduced for the European market. A cost containment initiative, the new packaging sported three languages of the Return Of The Jedi logo for a “one size fits all” approach. Although a “three-logo” design was created for The Power Of The Force line (as evidenced on some ‘boxed’ toys), it wasn’t carried over to the basic figure line’s card design. They continued to use the three Return Of The Jedi logos instead. Although the word “Trilogo” is found nowhere on the packaging, the term is universally adopted by all Star Wars collectors to describe this line of figures.

Today we revisit Lumat. The Trilogo card art is nearly identical to the Kenner version. The name, however, is different. The Trilogo figure is called Lumat Ewok Warrior (Figurine Guerriere Ewok). See the full card art and additional notes by revisiting 1984’s RETURN OF THE JEDI Lumat figure HERE.

Lumat Ewok Warrior (Figurine Guerriere Ewok)

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David Prowse Dead At 85

As if 2020 couldn’t get worse, we lost a man who played one of the greatest villains in a movie franchise ever. David Prowse died on November 28th following a short illness. His character of Darth Vader will be remembered forever. Please feel free to leave your thoughts on how this actor impacted your life playing the incomparable Darth Vader character. Fox News has the details on this sad news.

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We have another addition to The Black Series Credit Collection for today’s Visual Guide update. Click below to check out the Target exclusive Cara Dune. You can also read our full review of this figure right here.

Cara Dune (Credit Collection) - The Black Series

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Topps Star Wars Living Set (Week 78) - Stass Allie & Xi'an

The next two cards from the weekly Topps Star Wars Living Set are now out. Featuring the iconic blue starfield and the impressive artwork of Kris Penix, check out Stass Allie (#155) and Xi’an (#156). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week. Click here to view the entire Star Wars Living archive, including individual print runs.

 

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Wow! The Mandalorian Chapter 13, “The Jedi”, was a milestone for the series. We not only get to see a Ahsoka Tano for the first time in live action, there are also major revelations that will shape the further path of the show. And it’s not even the season 2 finale! There’s a lot to talk about and discuss! So click through for my spoiler review of “The Jedi” by clicking here or on the banner below and leave your comments and feedback!

 

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Sideshow Collectibles Black Friday Sale: 10% Off Sitewide

Sideshow Collectibles is taking 10% off sitewide today for in-stock items. Use code 10BF20. 

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Happy Thanksgiving From The Team At JTA!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers, fans, and sponsors! We are thankful for each of you for taking the time to visit us daily and be a part of our community, and supporting us over the years! Everyone have a  great Holiday, stay safe, and enjoy some time with family and friends. 

 

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Entertainment Earth Black Friday Sale - Up To 80% Off

Entertainment Earth’s Black Friday sale is going on now, with many items at a great discount, including The Vintage Collection Skiff for $21.89. Plus, free shipping on all orders. 

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Holiday Shopping With JTA - Thanks For Your Support!

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Marvel Comics Cancels The Rise Of Skywalker Comic

Comic book adaptations of Star Wars movies have a long tradition. But it seems The Rise of Skywalker may get no comic book adaptation from Marvel. Marvel has canceled the #1 issue of The Rise of Skywalker which was originally meant to be released in June, before the pandemic. There’s still a chance Marvel may release a trade paperback with all five planned issues later, but there is no official word about that yet. For now there will be no Marvel adaptation. IDW however are releasing their own comic book adaptation of The Rise of Skywalker, so the movie won’t be the only Star Wars movie without any comic book adaptation at all. But IDW sells a lot less comics than Marvel or DC and their release won’t be as high profile as a Marvel version.

Source: Star Wars Splash Page on Twitter.

Marvel The Rise of Skywalker Comic Book Cover

Canceled

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Pre-orders are now open for the Hot Toys Sixth Scale Tusken Raider (TMS028). Click here for the pre-order page.

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Regal Robot: Official Star Wars Wood Art Plaques

Regal Robot is going Vintage with their latest release due to go on sale Wednesday (11/25). Vintage fans will love the look of these, reproducing the art depicted on the Vintage vinyl carry cases. Click through for full details on these and their Black Friday deals!

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A Look At The Updated TVC Boba Fett Card Art

Instagram user SWTVC posted an image at the upcoming running change for the The Vintage Collection Boba Fett Card art. Thanks to those that wrote in to let us know this has leaked out! Remember, the previous card art made it to production, so this will be a running change. 

note: until this is officially announced, take this image as rumor. One weird issue with the image is the reflection is reversed. 

 

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Disney+ Star Wars Series Rumors

Rumors about several Disney+ Star Wars series are making the rounds. And while one of the rumors, a potential Bo-Katan/Cara Dune Mandalorian spin-off series is very likely not true, rumors about the upcoming Kenobi miniseries and a Boba Fett series seem to have more substance. So click through for a brief summary of the recent rumors!

Boba Fett in The Mandalorian

Getting his own show?

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Toy Run Tuesday #72 - New Shelf Dioramas

Good morning, Toy Runners! I hope you have had a good week in Star Wars, and I look forward to seeing your finds! This week we have been shuffling furniture around and I have a new shelf for my dioramas. They are always a work in progress, but I have a good start on my Endor and Desert planet set-ups, so I wanted to share those with you today! Click here to take a look and please share your finds in the comments below!

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Hot Toys officially announces the Tusken Raider (TMS028) sixth scale figure. Click here to check out the complete details and gallery.

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Mando Monday: Today's Pre-Orders Are Live

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Click below for pre-order links for today’s The Vintage Collection Mando Monday reveals. We will add/update links as they go live.

   

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Columbia teased their latest Star Wars-inspired jacket release a few weeks back, and today they have revealed special-edition gear inspired by The Mandalorian: an adult and a child jacket. Click through for their full reveal and additional details. These go on sale on December 4th. The subtle Mando armor outlines built into the jacket are a nice touch.

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Today’s Mando Monday reveals include two new figures from The Vintage Collection: Greef Karga and The Child. Look for these to go up for pre-order at 4 PM Eastern. 

   

 

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We are wrapping up our Visual Guide updates from The Vintage Collection wave 27 with the addition of Hondo Ohnaka (VC173). Click below for our full Visual Guide page. Make sure to also revisit our review of this figure right here.

Hondo Ohnaka (VC173) - The Vintage Collection

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You have to wonder what happens at Hasbro’s Product Development meeting. Do they pitch ideas based on what’s popular and sells? Or are they so far behind with playing catch-up for being ill-prepared with The Mandalorian, that everything is getting pushed to the backburner? Think about it.

Hasbro designs a multipack including a trio of Cantina aliens or Jabba’s aliens. Check. Classic vintage Kenner packaging. Check. The first run sells out in no time. Check. Hasbro solicits it once again due to its success. Check. Hasbro never produces another set like it again. Check. “We seem to be made to suffer. It’s our lot in life.” Check. (more….)

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