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“Unmasking the Epic Final Battle: Dive into Hondo’s Hideout with the New 3-3/4 inch Return of the Jedi Darth Vader Figure!

Story by Mitchell Smith Welcome to Hondo’s Hideout. Today I’m taking a look at the new Star Wars 3-3/4 inch Return of the Jedi Darth Vader final battle unmasked. Luke and Vader had many epic battles and the final words of Darth Vader to Luke was “Tell your sister you were right”. Luke had found the good that once was Anakin Skywalker. The greed of ultimate power once took over everything Anakin stood for, but in his final breath he made peace with the world and excepted the fact that…

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“Galactic Shadows: Exploring the Overlooked Menace of Star Wars’ Most Underrated Villains”

In the vast and expansive galaxy far, far away, the Star Wars universe has been home to iconic heroes and villains that have captured the hearts and imaginations of fans for decades. While the Sith Lords and Darth Vaders of the saga have etched themselves into the annals of cinematic history, there exist a cadre of villains whose nefarious exploits often go underappreciated. In this op-ed, we delve into the shadowy corners of the Star Wars movie universe to shine a light on some of the most underrated villains: Greedo,…

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“The 10 Most Powerful Characters in the Star Wars Movie Universe: Unveiling the Galactic Legends”

In a galaxy far, far away, the Star Wars movie universe has given birth to some of the most iconic and influential characters in cinematic history. From heroic Jedi to formidable Sith lords, the Star Wars franchise has introduced us to a diverse array of characters who have left an indelible mark on both fans and the larger pop culture landscape. But who are the most powerful characters in this vast galaxy? In this article, we will delve deep into the Star Wars lore to unveil the top 10 most…

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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi ‘Darth Vader’ Figure by Hot Toys!

Hot Toys has released two new offerings of their 1/6 scale Darth Vader figure for the Star Wars – Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary. Darth Vader is 13.8″ tall with 30 points of articulation. The figure features a masked portrait, a newly developed unmasked portrait with moveable eyes, USB powered light up LED Lightsabers, a Lightsaber hilt that attaches to his belt, multiple interchangeable hands, a swap out severed hand attachment, light up LED’s on the chest panel and belt, and a display stand with light up LED’s on the base. There will…

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Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi 1/6th scale ‘Darth Vader’ From Hot Toys!

We have exciting news to report today as Hot Toys has released photos and details for their stunning new Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi 1/6th scale Darth Vader! Check out all the specs below and share your thoughts. Pricing and release date have not yet been announced. Following a brutal battle with Obi-Wan Kenobi™ on Mustafar™ that nearly killed him, Darth Vader is restored under the watchful eye of his new master, Darth Sidious™. Vader becomes fully consumed by the dark side of the Force and is on the hunt for Obi-Wan… Following the…

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 Phineas and Ferb ‘Star Wars’ Episode Review!

Story By Mitchell Smith Welcome to Hondo’s Hideout. Most everyone in the world has watched Star Wars: A New Hope, or at least have seen enough to know who some of the characters are. This one idea spawned so many ideas. The original trilogy, the prequels, and the modern movies. The Mandalorian, The book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. There have also been many animated series such as Droids and Ewok’s from the eighties, as well as modern series such as The Clone Wars and The Bad Batch. There…

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Star Wars Tantive IV Playset!

Story By Mitchell Smith Welcome everyone. One of the first scenes that sucked millions into the Star Wars franchise way back in 1977 was that of and imperial Star Destroyer capturing the Tantive IV. Many iconic scenes took place with our first look at R2-D2, C-3PO, Storm Troopers, and Darth Vader. Hasbro has recreated the iconic hallways where so many characters were introduced to the world. This 3-3/4 inch playset comes with the hallway, 2 doorways, and the back side where Princess Leia placed the technical data of the Death…

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 Star Wars The Black Series Darth Vader (Infinities) 6-Inch Figure!

Pre-Orders are now live for the new Star Wars Black Series Darth Vader (Infinities) 6 inch action figure. Vader is based on the classic comic book series, Star Wars: Return of The Jedi – Infinities. Priced at $27.99, this offering is slated for release in February 2023. In the meantime, check out the pre-order link and photos below and let us know if you will be picking one up! Star Wars The Black Series Darth Vader (Infinities) 6-Inch Action Figure – CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER! Darth Vader is redeemed! Sith Lord Vader…

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Star Wars ‘Darth Vader’ Premium Format Figure from Sideshow!

Sideshow Collectibles has opened pre-orders for their new Darth Vader Premium Format Figure. This new version, which is based on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will stand over 25″ tall on a base modeled after Vader’s castle on Mustafar. Swap out right arms are included, allowing you to display Vader using the Force, or with his arm resting at his side. The statue features a fabric cape and tunic, with both being wired for custom posing. The remained of the statue is sculpted, and cast in resin. Priced at $650, this offering…

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OBI-WAN KENOBI – Full Cast Announced!

We have very exciting news to report today as Lucasfilm has announced the full cast list for the new Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi series coming to Disney Plus. Filming on the show is about to begin and fans have been wondering who they can expect to see in the show. We know now that Joel Edgerton will be reprising the role of Owen Lars and Bonnie Piesse will also be reprising the role of Beru. Both played these roles in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of The Sith. As was already announced Hayden Christensen will…

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THE POP EXPOSE ‘The Career of David Prowse’ by Mitchell Smith!

The world of Star Wars lost another long-time cast member David Prowse. David of coarse was the original Darth Vader and spoke every part in the original 1977 movie, but later was dubbed over with James Earl Jones’ voice. David who was a bodybuilder and stood 6 feet 6 inches was cast for Vader to show his physical overpowering appearance, but his voice was not as deep as Lucas wanted. David also tried out for Superman and actually became Christopher Reeves’ trainer when Chris landed the roll. Many other rolls David was close on landing…

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Star Wars Icon David Prowse Passes Away!

We have sad news to report today as actor ‘David Prowse‘, the man behind the Darth Vader mask in the original Star Wars Trilogy, has passed away. For more on this check out the news below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP. David Prowse was 85. “It’s with great regret and heart-wrenching sadness for us and million of fans around the world, to announce that our client DAVE PROWSE M.B.E. has passed away at the age of 85,” Bowington Management said on Twitter Sunday. “May the force be with him, always!” his former…

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Star Wars Celebration 2019 Exclusives from Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya has some stunning new exclusive items coming to next month’s Star Wars Celebration, and today we have the reveal of those items for you! These items include a Bronze Darth Vader ARTFX Statue, as well as a R2-R9 and R2-B1 ARTFX+ Statue 2-Pack. The Vader statue which stands 12″ inches tall will be priced at $119.99 and the R2-R9 and R2-B1 ARTFX+ Statue 2-Pack will be priced at $129.99. Check out the photos below and let us know what you think of these offerings AFTER THE JUMP! Star Wars Celebration 2019 Exclusives from Kotobukiya!

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader Statue by Gentle Giant!

Gentle Giant has opened up pre-orders for their new Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – Darth Vader Collector’s Gallery Statue. Darth Vader stands about 11″ tall atop a Dagobah themed base. The price on this offering is $159.99. Check out all the specs and images below and let us know if you will be picking one up AFTER THE JUMP! Something emerges from the fog… something that should not be here. A sinister shape forms and you cannot believe your eyes! Master Yoda told you not to take any weapons with you into…

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Darth Vader Statue by Sideshow!

Sideshow Collectibles has released new photos and details for their upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Darth Vader Premium Format Figure. The statue will stand over 25″ tall atop a Rebel ship themed display base. Darth Vader has a cloth tunic, and a wired fabric cape. There doesn’t appear to be any LED light up features on this release. There will be a Standard Edition ($680) as well as a Sideshow Exclusive Edition ($695). The exclusive version includes a Rebel helmet and blaster that can be added to the display base. Pre-orders begin on…

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