Celebrate Building A Galaxy Far Far Away
Time really flies when you’re having fun, because this year marks the 20th anniversary of the ‘LEGO Star Wars’ toyline! The team at LEGO are celebrating accordingly with a number of new 20th Anniversary sets! Each set is based on vehicles from across the lengthy timeline of the ‘Star Wars’ saga and also includes a special 20th anniversary LEGO Minifigure! Check out the full details all of these new sets below!
75262 – Imperial Dropship™-20th Anniversary Edition
125 pieces | Age 6+ | 19.99 (USD) | 24.99 (CAD)
Deploy the troopers with the LEGO® Star Wars™ Imperial Dropship! Load them onto the platform and store their stud blasters for the flight. Then sit the Shadow Trooper in the cockpit, fire up the engines and blast off for another exciting battle against the Rebels!
75258 – Anakin’s Podracer™-20th Anniversary Edition
279 pieces | Age 7+ | 29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)
Speed to victory in Anakin’s Podracer! Sit young Anakin Skywalker in the cockpit and lower his goggles ready for the race. Then fire up the huge engines, grab the play handle and zoom through the canyons of Tatooine… or your living room! With Anakin at the controls, victory is yours!
75261 – Clone Scout Walker™-20th Anniversary Edition
250 pieces | Age 6+ | 29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)
Protect the Wookiee warrior with the armored Clone Scout Walker! Sit the Kashyyyk Trooper in the seat of the armored AT-RT Walker and stride in battle. Turn and fire the stud shooter before the Dwarf Spider Droid destroys the trench with its own stud shooter. The Clone Army must win at all costs!
75259 – Snowspeeder™-20th Anniversary Edition
309 pieces | Age 7+ | 39.99 (USD) | 49.99 (CAD)
Sound the alarm, Echo Base is under attack! Win the Battle of Hoth with Luke and Dak Ralter in their amazing LEGO® Star Wars™ Snowspeeder from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Speed over the ice and launch the spring-loaded shooters. Then fire the rear stud shooter and harpoon with string. On the ground, help the Rebel Trooper take aim and fire the gun tower stud shooter. Those Imperials must be defeated!
75243 – Slave I™-20th Anniversary Edition
1007 pieces | Age 10+ | 119.99 (USD) | 159.99 (CAD)
Build Boba Fett’s personal Slave I starship and travel with him through the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy in search of fugitives! Grab the handle and fly him around. Pull the triggers to fire the spring-loaded shooters. Load Han Solo trapped in carbonite into the hold and deliver him to collect your payment. It’s another exciting day in the life of a bounty hunter!
The Funko Forecast
Get ready for the Funko Forecast! This is where we’re going to be showcasing all of the cool new announcements and reveals from Funko! With all of the awesome that consistently seems to be flowing out of those guys, it shouldn’t be hard to keep this section alive each and every week!
Here There Be Dragons
‘How To Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World’ is due to hit theaters in just a few weeks on February 22nd, bringing us the third and potentially final chapter in Dreamwork’s long running ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ franchise. The team at Funko is obviously very excited about it, as they’ve just announced an additional three new POP! Vinyls for the film’s toyline! Coming soon to stores are the three ‘Night Lights’ baby dragons! These are due in stores in the next few weeks.
New Exclusives Inbound
This month Hot Topic stores are the place to be if you want to get your hands on some new exclusive POP! Vinyls! Hitting Hot Topic stores exclusively this February are the new DC Comics Pink and White Harley Quinn Diamond Collection POP! Vinyl and the ‘Lilo and Stitch’ Valentine Stitch POP! Vinyl! These should start hitting stores any day now, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for them!
And with that, we bring this week’s Toy News Tuesday to a close! What do you think about the new items announced this week? Do you plan on picking up anything we mentioned in this week’s column? Are there any lines or brands you’d like to see more coverage of? Let us know in the comments section below!