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Pre-Order Yesterday's TVC & TBS Exclusives Reveals

This week’s round of pre-orders are all exclusive to Walmart and Target. Click below for pre-order pages. Some product pages may not be live exactly at 1 PM Eastern. 

Update: All pre-orders are now live

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The Black Series ROTJ 40th Anniversary Gamorrean Guard Revealed

Also revealed today exclusively by Collider is the Target exclusive The Black Series Gamorrean Guard on the Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary card back. Look for this to go up for pre-order December 14th for a whopping $33.99.

Check out the full story at Collider.com.

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Hasbro, please don’t be fooled by all the barking and clapping seals praising every meager new toy announcement you reveal. There is a huge swelling undercurrent of frustrated longtime Star Wars collectors that are growing increasingly aggravated by your lack of vision for Return Of The Jedi’s glorious 40th anniversary. We will riot if you don’t produce at least two items below. Please produce any two of the following: Jabba The Hutt playset (um, you already have all the parts for this), Sy Snootles And The Rebo Band (sorry – 9 out of 10 man-babies agree you’ve owed us this for years now), Ewok Village playset (we need something to enhance that awful Endor Bunker), an all-new Squid Head (Tessek) figure, or Imperial Dignitary (Sim Aloo). Please don’t make us angry. You wouldn’t like us when we’re angry.

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It would have been better if Hasbro didn’t celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Return Of The Jedi at all. (more….)


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Pre-Order The TBS ROTJ 40th Anniversary Wave 2

Pre-orders are now open for wave 2 of The Black Series Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary 6-Inch Figures. Click below for pre-order pages for each figure!

Click here for the full Entertainment Earth listing of products. Use code HOLIDAYFREE22 for free shipping on orders over $39.

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The Black Series ROTJ 40th Anniversary Wave 2 Revealed

Gizmodo has officially revealed wave 2 from The Black Series Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary. Head over to their site for the full reveal. Pre-order these figures tomorrow beginning at 1:00 pm ET.


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It’s that time again! Pre-orders! Click below for links to the Retro Collection Return of the Jedi figures, as well as the role play The Black Series Phase II Clone Trooper Helmet. We will update links as they go live.

Note: For Entertainment Earth orders, use code FALLFREE22 at checkout for free shipping on all orders (including pre-orders) over $39. Plus, you can use our special JTA link to And, get 10% off all IN STOCK orders too

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Retro Collection Return Of The Jedi Figures Fully Revealed

The previously announced Return of the Jedi Retro Collection figures were officially revealed today. Look for these to go up for pre-order tomorrow at 1 PM Eastern. Click below to check out the carded images for Biker Scout, The Emperor, Han Solo (Endor), Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard), Princess Leia Organa (Boushh), and Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight).

This week’s reveals kick off Week 1 of the latest Star Wars merchandise campaign Bring Home The Galaxy. Check out full details on this campaign right here, which is set to run every Tuesday through December 13. 

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Pre-orders from today’s livestream are listed below. We will continue to add links as we find them.

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ROTJ 40th Anniversary TBS Admiral Ackbar Officially Announced

The Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary will kick off with an exclusive The Black Series Admiral Ackbar release available first at MCM Comic Con (October 28-30th), and then widely released (while supplies last) on November 2nd. Head on over to Jedi News for the full reveal and details!

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Alright, alright. It’s time to have the talk. We want to know everything you want, but what is the one ALL-NEW item do you believe HASBRO MUST PRODUCE for The Vintage Collection to properly celebrate the Return Of The Jedi 40th Anniversary in 2023? Is it a new Shuttle Tydirium? Is it Sim Aloo or the Max Rebo Band? Or perhaps you want a new Amanaman? Or is it something else they’ve never attacked previously? We want to focus on all-new tooling in this article, but if there is a re-release you’re desperate to see, feel free to mae it known! Let us know in the comments!

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Hasbro needs to go all-out for the 40th Anniversary of Episode VI. In our continuing series of Return Of The Jedi 40th Anniversary suggestions for Hasbro, we’d like to suggest the Jabba The Hutt Action Playset with a pack-in Oola action figure (on The Vintage Collection packaging). We’d ask that Hasbro put together the dais and accessories from 2010’s Star Wars [Shadow Of The Dark Side] Jabba’s Throne set, the Jabba The Hutt figure from 2015’s TBS [P2] Jabba’s Rancor Pit multipack, and a specially-carded Oola action figure (also from the 2010 set). JTA reader Joey P. put together some mock images of what the set could look like. Let us know how you feel about this idea in our comments!


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Hasbro, Christmas 1983 was the best Christmas for many young Star Wars fans like myself. The Return Of The Jedi line included some of the greatest Star Wars toys ever produced by Kenner. As we quickly approach the 40th Anniversary of the film, we’re going to offer some suggestions for you to produce for us to relive those wonderful days of old. Our first suggestion is The Vintage Collection Rancor Monster. Please use 2009’s The Legacy Collection Jabba’s Rancor beast, and then include two pack-in figures: The Vintage Collection Malakili (Rancor Keeper), a repaint of 2009’s Legacy Collection BD21 figure, and The Vintage Collection Giran, a repack of 2009’s Legacy Collection BD22 figure. Thank you. A release like this will not only give new collectors a chance to acquire the beautiful rancor beast but also check off another Kenner 96, in addition to getting out a rare figure going for a lot of money on the aftermarket. Thank you.

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