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First Peek At The Upcoming Leaked LEGO Star Wars Porg (75230)

While The Last Jedi might have been a travesty to some fans, the movie also gave us a modern take and masterclass in how to create merchandise for any intellectual property – The Porg.

Not only did the fan base split down the middle on how much they loved/hated the movie, but there was a good amount of drama behind the purpose of Porgs in general.

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With Ukrainian online store, Будинок іграшок, listing the new LEGO Star Wars Porg (75230) over the weekend, it certainly has drawn some parallels to LEGO Star Wars BB-8 (75187) which was released last year to good acclaim.

Combined with a UCS-esque plaque, it makes us wonder on what basis does LEGO and Disney decide what types of products deserve such a treatment. If this is a trend moving forward (and sales popularity) such sets might very well become commonplace depending on how ‘cute’ they are to wider fan bases apart from the typical Star Wars demographic.

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As long as new USC ships and the like are continually rolled out, we honestly see why not.


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