This year’s San Diego Comic Con — which runs July 8 (preview night) through July 12 — has a handful of Boba Fett exclusives. Here’s your checklist, Boba Fett fans!
- Jakks Pacific “First Reveal” Boba Fett (more info) — originally called “First Appearance” but still a solid 18″ tall — will be available exclusively at SDCC
- Hallmark’s “Itty Bitty” Boba Fett with Han Solo in Carbonite is an SDCC (and NYCC) exclusive collectible
- Gentle Giant (aka 3D Systems) has two items up for grabs: Boba Fett Droids Jumbo Figure (more info) and Boba Fett Prototype Mini Bust (more info)
- Santa Cruz’s Boba Fett Skateboard
Booth: 2913I; available after 4pm each day (according to a social media post of theirs)
Limited edition of 250
- Funko’s Hikari Infrared Boba Fett is only available at this year’s SDCC
- Topps’ Oversized Boba Fett Card (more info) is an exclusive that will be available
ANOVOS has their brand-new “Empire” Boba Fett prop helmet replica on display at their booth! We shared a photo on Facebook, shot by Ken Morgan on Instagram.
Hot Toys is showing off a new sixth scale “Empire” Boba Fett. This is their second release, following a “Jedi” quarter scale figure. See Rebelscum.net for some great photos, taken on opening day (July 9).
Sideshow Collectibles will be showing (but not selling) the brand-new Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Statue. Don’t miss it!
Are panels more your thing? Here are some tips on which panels to attend, which very well might name-drop Boba Fett:
- Wednesday: none of the events mention Star Wars
- Thursday 12:00pm – 1:00pm: JAKKS Collector Toys: Star Wars, DC, TMNT, Nintendo, Warcraft and More! @ Room 29AB
Should feature their new “First Reveal” Boba Fett figure
- Thursday 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Level-Up Your Style with Geek Fashion @ Room 14A
Features Amy Ratcliffe, who often writes about Star Wars
- Friday 10:00am – 11:00am: Star Wars Publishing 2015: Part 1 @ Room 7AB
11:00am – 12:00pm: Star Wars Publishing 2015: Part 2 @ Room 7AB
Either may mention the new comic books (“Star Wars” and “Darth Vader” have included Boba Fett) and/or novels (“Dark Disciple” includes Boba Fett)
- Friday 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Star Wars Goes Steampunk @ Room 14A
Panel includes Rebecca “Lady Fett” Eusey
- Friday 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Star Wars:Collectibles Update with Lucasfilm’s Anita Castellar @ Room 7AB
eFX, Gentle Giant Studios, Kotobukiya, and Sideshow Collectibles are all slated to be addressed, and each have upcoming (or fairly recently released) Boba Fett collectibles
- Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Lucasfilm @ Hall H
While the focus is expected to be “The Force Awakens,” this event may touch upon the newly announced Han Solo anthology film; Lawrence Kasdan is a guest, who wrote “The Empire Strikes Back” and this untitled spin-off film
- Saturday 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Costuming the Galaxy @ Room 14A
This talk is all about ANOVOS, who has a rumored Boba Fett costume in the works
- Sunday: while several events mention Star Wars, none stood out to us as possibilities for Boba Fett mentions
Stop by the fan booths to say hello to our friends at 501st (booth MZ-17) and Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club (booth MZ-16)!