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Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty Subscription Box Review – The Empire Strikes Back

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Star Wars Smugglers Bounty is a box in the line of Funko 100% exclusive subscription boxes! Funko has teamed up with Marvel for Collectors Corps, Marvel/Star Wars for Smugglers Bounty, and D.C. Comics for Legion of Collectors!

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

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The Subscription Box: Star Wars Smugglers Bounty

The Price: $25 a box plus $6.95 shipping (boxes ship every other month)

The Products: Each box includes exclusive collectible product created by Marvel/Star Wars & Funko including apparel, collectibles, and accessories worth $50.

Ships to: US and Worldwide (For international subscribers: Items over $20 in value will have duties/taxes that will range from 12% – 18% depending on the Province. There may also be a collection fee from the posted country).

Check out all of my Smuggler’s Bounty reviews to get more information on this subscription. Check out all of our Geeky Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Smuggler’s Bounty profile page.

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Each bi-monthly delivery of Smuggler’s Bounty has a Star Wars related theme. Past themes include Jabba’s Palace and Bounty Hunters – this month’s theme was The Empire Strikes Back!

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Each month includes an info sheet. These include a bunch of detail on the curation and creation of the items in your box.

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You’ll always get a themed patch and pin for your Star Wars collection. This month features a Yoda patch and a Lando pin.

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Hoth Han Solo with Tauntaun – Value $36 on POP Price Guide

This was THE big item of the month – and maybe of the subscription so far!

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Hano Solo on his Tauntaun is the Smuggler’s Bounty’s best POP yet – similar to the Hulkbuster for Collector’s Corps!

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Like all Star Wars POP figures – they are removable from their base and have bobbleheads. Han’s head bobbles while the Tauntaun does not.

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This is the kind of POP I always hope to get in these exclusive boxes! More of this, please!

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Wampa Plush – Value $10-15?

Since the POP was a large amount of the value, the other two items were smaller this month. This is a super-soft Wampa plush.

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The Wampa has beads in his lower-half to make him sit upright!

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POP Socks – Value $10?

The last item is a brand new line from Funko – POP Socks.

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The sock design shows off the POP version of Darth Vadar and a Stormtrooper.

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The socks are definitely on the thinner side – closer to a dress sock than and everyday sock. I’m also not sure how well these will fit all subscribers – mine are a bit tight, so I can see some people not being able to wear them.

I love getting socks in subscription boxes – so this is really a combination of two things that I’m looking for in boxes: socks and POPs!

Verdict: We all came here for the Tauntaun POP and it did not disappoint in the slightest. The POP alone is worth more than the box – so I’m fine with the remaining items being smaller. I’m also never unhappy about receiving socks and am wearing them right now, so they are also a win for me this month- and Buckles has claimed the Wampa – so everyone wins.

What did you think of the Smuggler’s Bounty: The Empire Strikes Back box?

Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

4 Comments

  1. There is no possible way the socks would ever fit me, but my feet are huge. But the Han and tauntaun is friggin ridiculously awesome. It’s the first box i ever got from my wife, for my birthday. And i deffinitly was not disappointed with that pop. 🙂

  2. I definitely agree about the socks! These were way too tight on my husband, but they did fit my size 8.5 foot perfectly. I think my husband was pretty bummed they won’t work for him, though.

  3. Love that Pop! Wow! Would also have loved to see buckles playing with wampa lol

  4. For those who are unaware of the trend – the horns can be freeded. They are just tacked down with a stitch on the end for shipping. Great box this month.

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