A few good men...

by Bill Cable
on 2021-05-05, 07:58:32

I've settled on my next Droids custom. I'm gonna do Rebel Commando. After several months of collecting figures, I'm still coming up short...

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In the pre-COVID days I'd be able to pick up enough loosies to do a custom after a handful of toy shows. Without them, it's a slog. So if anyone out there is looking to sell some decent-condition Commandos, I've been paying about $18-22 each. Send me an email at cable@creaturecantina.com. Much appreciated!

I'm still developing an idea for the art. I have a few pictures in my head I need to play with. My big question right now is: Do I sprinkle in some cartoon Ewoks? If I do that, would it be wrong not to use an Ewoks cartoon cardback? I'm still struggling with that. Decisions decisions...



LEGO lays claim to May the Fourth!

by Steve Rensi
on 2021-04-28, 07:54:19

May the 4th has entered into modern pop culture as Star Wars day. Now much to the chagrin of us sensible fans who feel May 25, the day Star Wars premiered back on Wednesday in 1977 on 35 screens nationwide, should be Star Wars Day; May 4th is the day ...

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Remembering John Kellerman

by Bill Cable
on 2021-04-21, 09:00:46

Last month the collecting hobby lost a legend. John Kellerman, author of "Star Wars Vintage Action Figures" passed away, age 81.

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I'm a bit hesitant to write this. I didn't know John Kellerman all that well. I met him a handful of times at ...

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Holochess from Regal Robot!

by Bill Cable
on 2021-04-14, 07:42:21

It's been a while since we've shared something from Regal Robot. I think it's mostly because Danno is really busy with work these days, and he usually handles it. But last week I got a press release that was so cool, I just had to share it!

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https://regalrobot.com/news/starwars-holochess-prop-replica-statues/

On May 4th you'll be able to order Holochess replica pieces! "A few years back, I was at Tippett Studios working on a restoration project. At the same time, Phil's team was preparing the holochess puppets for their stop motion work on Solo: A Star Wars Story. As a kid, I was pretty obsessed with stop motion after seeing the making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and how the tauntauns were brought to life. I'd always been fascinated by the chess creatures, but seeing these incredibly accurate modern interpretations in person and feeling the heft and scale of the puppets… it was really something special. I asked about recreating those awesome creatures for our fans via Regal Robot and I was over the moon when Phil graciously agreed to share the digital work his team did for the modern era Star Wars films. It's been 8 months since we started on this project and I am so excited to share this sneak peek at what we've been working on!" – Tom Spina (Regal Robot founder)

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What a cool project! I'm looking forward to seeing the final pieces when they debut next month.



The Wookiee Roars - Episode 06

by Steve Rensi
on 2021-04-14, 07:29:47

"GREAT AMERICAN PATCH HUNT"

So with everyone's Celebration memories popping up on social media this week, I was originally just going to make a post and share it myself across multiple pages to celebrate the completion of this little project I've been working on. Then I thought to myself; "Well that's ...

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"Ask Amanda & Eric" - Their responses

by Darth Danno
on 2021-04-14, 06:48:49

Considering last week turned out to be an absolute work-related clusterf..., I wasn't able to post their response. Add to that that one of them didn't get me their response until just a few hours ago (I won't mention who it is), at best I would have only been able ...

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Mynock-Man proofs - they're REAL and they're spectacular!

by Bill Cable
on 2021-04-07, 06:52:24

Last week we celebrated CreatureCantina's 20th Anniversary on April 1st with the debut of my first ever Droids-style proof card.  And I gotta say - the sale/give-away was a lot more successful than I expected it to be.  I was thinking to myself, "If I sell around 30, I'll be happy.  ...

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20th Anniversary Photocomic: Suffering for Your Art

by Beedo Sookcool
on 2021-04-01, 07:56:29

It's true, you know. Even highly successful artists in ludicrously successful franchises struggle and toil and sweat for months to get the look of their work "right." Sometimes, it takes years, and the look will evolve into something hardly recognisable from the original designs.

So for Creature Cantina's 20th Anniversary, itself a constantly changing work-in-progress and labour of love, here's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how some of the iconic characters from our beloved Star Wars movies came to be, and how even the great visionaries need to keep going back to the drawing board. Literally.

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So remember, dear readers: If, at first, you don't succeed . . . keep trying until you do!



Quick & Dirty Review - TVC Din Djarin & Grogu Set

by Beedo Sookcool
on 2021-04-01, 07:24:12

Just in time to allow me to adequately prepare for The Big Day, a very special set arrived in the mail! Y'know, this exclusive Wal-Mart The Vintage Collection set was such a long time in arriving, I forgot I ordered it! Come to think of it, the tendency Wal-Mart has ...

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Droids Custom Mynock-Man: ON SALE NOW!!

by Bill Cable
on 2021-04-01, 07:06:38

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of CreatureCantina.com, I wanted to do something special.  Countless times I'm asked "Would you just sell me the cardback?" by people who missed out on my Droids customs.  I always reply no, they're a limited one-time run.  Well, to those people, and to all my ...

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