Posted By John Tyler Christopher / August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limited Edition Pre-Order
Starts Thursday, August 23rd
at 6pm EST!

This is a BIG one, maybe too BIG…

Man, oh man! I’ve been saying this for a while now, but I feel compelled to keep saying it. THANK YOU! You all continue to humble me. Bossk was another awesome experience, and I am so grateful to everyone who continues to support us and allow me to continue living my dream. A special side of love must go out to my man Bossk’s Bounty for helping me announce our favorite bounty hunter!

This is one I know a lot of you have been waiting for! We’ve discussed for a long time how we might handle some of the larger figures, and we wanted to make sure we did it right. We always knew the big guys were going to require a double page spread, which for me, was always something I wanted to make. I’ve been playing with this one for awhile now, but one thing kept getting in the way. His sweet slab and hookah simply couldn’t fit in the packaging. If I wanted to keep him roughly to scale, his slab would stretch almost the entire distance of the wrap around cover. I played with sitting him on top of it, and his head poked up and ruined the side illustration and the name plate. I even tried setting it as a top down view, but then it covered everything! I already had to shrink his tail a bit, so it boiled down to either scrapping the accessories, or making it look like a cluttered mess.

This is one of those times were I had to make an executive decision, and as much as I love those cyclops spinning gargoyles, it had to go. I have already poured some out for it, but at least I was able to include my favorite monkey-lizard!

So not only is this literally a BIG one; it’s also big, because if this is successful, it could open the door to some other characters we weren’t sure we could do (like maybe a certain giant pet, who has a taste for pork 😉 ) So with all that out of the way it’s my pleasure to announce the BIGGEST Star Wars Action Figure cover to date the Kingpin of the Outer Rim…

– JTC EXCLUSIVE full-color JABBA THE HUTT Action Figure Variant for Star Wars #51, exclusively at johntylerchristopher.com


Jabba The Hutt

Wrap Around Cover of Jabba The Hutt – Exclusively at JohnTylerChristopher.com

He will be available for Pre-sale on August 23rd.

Like before, we are offering graded books of 9.6 or better from both CGC & CBCS. You get to choose between two exceptional grading services.

The book will be limited to 3,000.

So with that out of the way, here’s the slim.

Jabba ate my tape…

Not sure how many of you remember video cassettes. And of those of you who do, how many of you remember BETA?!?! When I was a kid, we had an awesome BETAMAX player with a corded remote control (the FUTURE!). We had all the classics; Ghostbusters, Predator, Robocop & Willow. But what I really wanted was the original trilogy. Again, for you young whippersnappers, back in the day, movies for your home weren’t $20. Some of these bad boys cost as much as $70! So the idea of getting all three Star Wars was just not something we could afford. Well, one year I must have been a REALLY good boy, because under the Christmas tree there it was! The first thing I did was put in Return of the Jedi and watched the crap out of Jabba’s Palace. I watched that (and the ending) so many times, my tape started to get the streaks and I eventually choked the tape out like a Princess v. Slug! It will go down as one of my favorite Christmas gifts ever, and I still miss the feel and the weight of those big, Hutt-like tapes!

So, How Does the Pre-sale Work for New and Existing Customers?

– Sale starts at 6PM EST on Thursday, August 23, 2018.
– You are welcome to order as many Jabba books as you want (while supplies last).
– Books have arrived, we had damages this time around, and are working to rectify these. We will NOT be shipping any of these, and will only continue to send out books that meet the standard of all previous orders. Hopefully they will not affect any orders, but please be aware there might be a small delay in shipping because of this.
– Graded books will be shipped separately. Please see our FAQ page regarding graded book procedures.
– Orders will begin to ship on Thursday, September 6, 2018. We are still a small team and require more time than the average store to ship out hundreds of orders, so we thank you for your patience and understanding.
– Once your order is shipped, you will receive an email with tracking information.
– If you have not received tracking by September 20, 2018, please send an email to info@johntylerchristopher.com.
– As before, we tweaked our policy for international orders containing BOTH graded and raw book. Please see our **UPDATES to International Shipping!!! on the FAQ page. This will not effect orders containing only raw books or only graded books.
– Any other questions can most likely be answered on our FAQ page. If not, send us a quick email and we’ll do our best to answer your questions.

Returning customers are still guaranteed a copy in the first 24 hrs!

Since scheduling will permit it, we are able to offer returning customers a guaranteed copy of the book, whether we are sold out or not, if you place your order in the first 24 hours. As always, we want to take care of you guys!

If you are new to my store, your purchase this time around during the Pre-sale will make you eligible for all future guarantees.

Here are the important details!

Presale: 6PM EST, Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Star Wars #51
JTC EXCLUSIVE | Jabba the Hutt Action Figure full-color variant edition

Star Wars #51, CGC Signature Series (9.6 or better)
JTC EXCLUSIVE | Jabba the Hutt Action Figure full-color variant edition, signature series graded version (CGC grade 9.6 or higher guaranteed)

Star Wars #51, CBCS Signature Series (9.6 or better)
JTC EXCLUSIVE | Jabba the Hutt Action Figure full-color variant edition, signature series graded version (CBCS grade 9.6 or higher guaranteed)

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