On Thursday, May 25, 2017 the Disney Store will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the original release of Star Wars into theatres with exclusive in store collectibles!
yahoo.com got the first look at the exclusive collectibles and toys which include a deluxe Elite Series Han and Luke set (in Stormtrooper disguise) and limited-edition lithographs, pins, ornaments, and statue.
With the deluxe Han and Luke Elite Series set, which retails for $49.95 USD, we are getting two new head sculpts and bodies from the previously released Original Trilogy Stormtrooper. The Elite Series is at its strongest with armoured and alien sculpts as the human paint applications and facial likeness often leave a lot to be desired. They also haven't gone as far as producing a shorter version of the Stormtrooper body to keep the pair screen accurate. With all that said, the 40th anniversary exclusivity still makes this a must have and a day-of-release pick up for me!
The Luke and Leia statue that will be available is a very nice piece but it carries a hefty price tag of $249.95 USD! It is a bit unusual to see something at this price point at the Disney Store, and it will be interesting to see if it will require a heavy discount to move it off the shelves. I would say wait and see on this one and maybe save your cash for Force Friday.
All the exclusive merchandise will be available at all Disney Store locations and online on May 25th, check out all the other collectible that will be available below.
Photo Credit: Disney Consumer Products
Enjoy celebrating Star Wars this Thursday and happy hunting!
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