Target in the US have loaded the placeholder page for the Star Wars Black Series Captain Cardinal as teased over the weekend.
The figure is using the Phase 3 packaging, but includes a cut in circular panel to the side of the window that reads "transported from Galaxy's Edge trading post". The character name is coloured orange and while there are no images of the side spine, there is a slight indication from the front on box image that the side is also using that accent colour.
Captain Cardinal will come with a First Order Blaster Rifle and Pistol and is fitted with a soft goods cape.
There is no indication of when the figure will go live for sale or when delivery will be, this post will be updated when we have more details. The figure is a Target Exclusive in the US as part of a new line of Galaxy's Edge merchandise confirmed by StarWars.com. We would hope there will be Worldwide distribution via the Fan Channel.
"StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that new products inspired by Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the popular Star Wars-themed land at Disneyland® Resort and Walt Disney World® Resort, are coming soon exclusively to Target and Target.com. Starting August 30, look for the Trading Outpost collection in stores and online for toys, collectibles, fashion items, books, and more, all expanding on the stories and excitement of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge."
Captain Cardinal served as Armitage Hux’s personal guard, as he was among the orphans that Brendol Hux took in in order to create the First Order.
Kids and collectors alike can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars saga with figures from Star Wars The Black Series! With exquisite features and decoration, this series embodies the quality and realism that Star Wars devotees love. Star Wars The Black Series includes figures, vehicles, and roleplay items from the 40-plus-year legacy of the Star Wars Galaxy, including comics, movies, and animated series. (Additional products each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
The 6-inch-scale Black Series figure is detailed to look like the Captain Cardinal character inspired by the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge theme park, featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation.
Star Wars products are produced by Hasbro under license from Lucasfilm Ltd.
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• Includes: figure and 2 accessories.
• Figure scale: 6 inches
• Ages 4 and up
• WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
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