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Toy Fair 2009 - Gentle Giant Press Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 11:26 AM ET

    Gentle Giant might not have been at Toy Fair in full force to show off their new products for 2009, but they were nice enough to send along some images of what's to come, including some very interesting San Diego Comic Con exclusives! Click through for the full read, you DON'T want to miss out!


Official Gentle Giant Press Pictures

Gentle Giant did not make the trip to Toy Fair this year, but they sent along some nice images of some upcoming items. There are some nice surprises in the mix, including a return of the bookends!

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Online Exclusives

There are several online exclusives planned for 2009. Both AFX and are listed here. Information on the SDCC exclusives can be found at the bottom of this page.

Action Figure Express
   Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise (Animated Maquette)
   Count Dooku (Animated Clone Wars Maquette)
   Captain Rex (Animated Clone Wars Maquette)
   Evil Apprentice & Starkiller 2-pack (minibusts)

The Captain Rex maquette will also come with an interchangable helmet-less head
   Stormtrooper Commander (Mini Bust) (from The Force Unleased)

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Upcoming Items

Gentle Giant has several new surprises announed, including the return of the very cool bookends! This time, we get to have 2 hightly detailed scenes from the Death Star trash compactor, reminescent of the Hasbro trash compactor sets that came out in 2002. Also on tap are two Twilek mini busts(Oola & Darth Talen), and an animated Wicket maquette.

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Mini Busts

Rounding out the mini bust announcements are several that we already knew about, but get to take a look at some nice painted product. This includes the new Snowtrooper that was teased in the Gentle Giant YouTube video.

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San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives


Gentle Giant has some interesting exclusives lined up for the 2009 San Diego Comic Con. We can look forward to a Star Wars-heavy set of exclusives Here's what you can expect:

   Blackhole Stormtrooper Statue
   Boba Fett (Ralph McQuarrie Concept)
   Darth Vader (breast cancer research) (helmet)

No word yet on pricing.

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