Gentle Giant has announced a new Bib Fortuna bust coming soon! The new mini-bust will be exclusively available on the Gentle Giant Store. Currently it is only available to Premier Guild Members, but if any remain available by Friday, December 15th, the pre-orders will be opened to the general public. Check out even more information, including images, below…
It is unknown how long the Twi’lek known as Bib Fortuna has served as the majordomo to the mighty gangster Jabba the Hutt, but we know that his service dates back at least to the Boonta Eve Classic pod race, won by the young, unknown competitor Anakin Skywalker. The pasty-faced right-hand-man is still in Jabba’s service several decades later when the son of Anakin Skywalker returns to Tattooine as a Jedi and seeks to bargain with Jabba for the life of his friend. It is during that encounter that Jabba learns that Bib Fortuna is susceptible to “Jedi Mind Tricks.” Fortuna followed the rules of protocol in the Hutt’s court (such as they were), and spoke only in Huttese, though he understood other tongues. The darkly robed attendant often hovered near Jabba’s ear, offering advice and feeding information to his master.
This 1:6 scale Bib Fortuna mini bust is painstakingly designed, modeled and prototyped using top of the line 3D technology so that no detail is missed. Each collectible mini bust is hand-cast, hand-painted and hand-numbered with a limited edition certificate of authenticity.
The Bib Fortuna mini bust will be limed to only 750 pieces.
Gentle Giant’s Zuckuss Collector’s Gallery Statue is up for Pre-Order
Zuckuss is the Gand bounty hunter that teamed up with 4-LOM to hunt Han Solo and collect the bounty for the Empire and as well as Jabba the Hutt. Zuckuss is sometimes known as “The Uncanny One” in the underground world of bounty hunters because of his tracking skills. He has an innate Force-sensitivity and has developed his skills after years of being a findsman. One way or another he always gets his mark.
The artists a Gentle Giant take you on a journey to see the moments just following the events of the death of Jabba, we find Zuckuss on Tattoine, at his feet, a chain left by Jabba’s escaped prize. Zuckuss is still on the hunt, reading the clues, catching the trail with his GRS-1 Snare Rifle in hand. Where Zuckuss goes, can 4-LOM be far behind?
Zuckuss is the fourth statue in our new 1:8th Collector’s Gallery line (and 3rd in our Bounty Hunters line), celebrating 40 years of the Star Wars universe. Each limited edition, hand-painted piece is cast in high quality polyresin with crisp details. This statue also comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity.
Zuckuss will set you back $159.00 and will be available Q2 of this year. You can pre-order directly from Gentle Giant’s website. Check out the gallery of official photos below!
About Gentle Giant:
Gentle Giant Ltd. designs, develops, and manufactures 3-D representations of beloved characters from a variety of franchise properties with worldwide name recognition. The company produces a wide range of products that includes busts, statues, bust-ups, action figures, and more… all crafted using the highest-quality polyresin, resin, plastic, PVC, and ABS. Utilizing the most advanced laser-scanning techniques and a team of incredibly talented artisans, Gentle Giant digitally captures the likenesses of actors, props, and scenery to accurately recreate these images in 3 dimensions for fans and collectors everywhere. You can’t go wrong when you purchase Gentle Giant!
Gentle Giant Unveils K-2SO Holiday Deluxe Mini Bust
It’s getting close to Christmas, and Gentle Giant has just revealed their upcoming K-2SO Holiday Deluxe Mini Bust! K-2SO gets his Christmas groove on with a nice red and white removable scarf, along with a death star ornament in his hand.
Check out the official images and solicitation below. You have to be a premier guild member to purchase this one though!
While most of us know that the re-programed Imperial security droid K-2SO can be a bit cranky and sarcastic, he can also be festive as evidenced by the Gentle Giant Ltd. 2017 deluxe holiday Mini Bust. This year we celebrate our 13th annual tradition of making a holiday item available to our Premier Guild members with our holiday offering: the K-2SO Holiday Deluxe Mini Bust. K-2SO is bundled up in his holiday scarf and is holding a silver ornament in the shape of the dreaded Death Star. Built from original film models and 3D data, K-2SO’s hulking stature and intricate inner workings have all been captured in this high quality, hand painted bust that is sure to brighten up your Star Wars collection not just for the holidays, but all year long! This K-2SO Mini Bust features a removable scarf and swappable arm holding a blaster so you can display him not in “holiday mode” if you desire. Each limited edition piece is numbers with a matching certificate to ensure authenticity. Made exclusively for Gentle Giant’s collector club, The Premier Guild, K-2SO is expected to sell out quickly. Pre-order before August 11th to be guaranteed this bust will be in your collection. K-2SO will make an excellent addition to your Star Wars collection or as a special gift this holiday season!
A reprogrammed Imperial security droid now loyal to the Alliance, K-2SO is an alarming sight standing within a secret Rebel base. The pragmatic droid is an effective insertion agent, as he can blend in perfectly at Imperial installations and outposts.
Official Photos of the Gentle Giant Early Bird 4-Pack Jumbo Set
For those old enough to remember Kenner’s classic Early Bird 4-pack set, this new Early Bird 4-Pack Jumbo Set from Gentle Giant might be an awesome thing to own! Gentle Giant just released official images of their upcoming set, which features jumbo versions of the classic Kenner figures Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, R2-D2, and Chewbacca.
The figures come in a replica (only jumbo sized) of the Kenner set. This one will set you back about $279.00 for a Q4 2017 release date. Check out the official images and solicitation information below!
40 years ago a generation of kids saw a movie that changed their lives. When they left the theater and went to the store to find action figures from their favorite new movie they did not exist. When the holidays rolled around and the kids wanted to find their favorite heroes, villains and droids under the tree, none could be found. The toy makers solution to this problem was “The Star Wars Early Bird Kit.” Parents, desperate for anything Star Wars to wrap for their kids, were sold a large cardboard envelope that had a fold out stand, some stickers, trading cards and a promise that WHEN the figures were made, they would be the first kids to receive them. Gentle Giant Ltd pays tribute to that classic Star Wars story 40 years later with the Star Wars JUMBO Early Bird 4-pack. This 4 pack of action figure is a great jumping on point to the Jumbo line for new collectors as well as bringing back some earlier, harder to find figures for current Jumbo connoisseurs. The Early Bird Jumbo figure 4-pack will come in a retro box mimicking the original Early Bird envelope, inside will be the familiar white mailer tray with Luke Skywalker (with his double telescoping lightsaber. The first DT saber in the Jumbo line!), Princess Leia (with white vinyl cape and blue blaster) Chewbacca (with greenish Early Bird crossbow blaster) and R2-D2 (with clicking head). Also included in the set will be larger reproductions of the stickers and a large foldout, replica display stand that will hold the “original 12” figures along with the perforated cards attached to the front. Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbo line. Just like you remember, ONLY BIGGER!
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