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Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty Subscription Box Review – Droids

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.)

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.

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 Droids!

Please Note: Our shipment was missing the information card for the second delivery in a row – which is a bummer because it’s my favorite information insert in the biz!

Themed Patch + Pin – Value $10?

As always, you’ll be greeted by a patch and pin on the inner lid. This month features a C-3PO/R2-D2 combo patch, along with a Battle Droid pin.

R2-D2 and BB-8 shirt – Value $15?

This is my favorite shirt from Smuggler’s Bounty! It’s a peek into the critical scene at the end of Episode 7 where BB-8 and R2-D2 come together to finish the map and locate Luke.

C-3PO Unfinished POP – Value $20-25?

This is definitely one of the cooler POPs in my collection – and while Smuggler’s Bounty has featured incredible POP Rides, this might be the best individual POP from the subscription.

The unfinished C-3PO has wires and circuit boards all over!

This one is sure to be a rare find in the future.

R5-D4 POP – Value $20-25?

This is definitely a cool idea for a POP. R5-D4 was ALMOST Luke’s right-hand droid – instead, a malfunction forced the Jawa crew to take him back in exchange for R2-D2.

I think they did a great job with the paint. It has that Tatooine patina and sand.

This time – you get to keep your very own R5-D4!

Verdict: I’ve always said that I can’t complain with a double POP month – this month feels like a big winner with 2 amazing POPs, and a shirt I think that everyone will enjoy. I do like the patch and pin as well, but I never have much use for them – it’ll go onto our pin board!

What did you think of the Star Wars Droids box from Smuggler’s Bounty?

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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!

Posted in Geek Subscription Boxes, Nerd Subscription Box Reviews, Smugglers Bounty Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: smuggler's bounty | 9 comments

Comments (9)

  1. I didn’t have the info card either. Second time in a row.

  2. That is a fantastic shirt and amazing POP of C-3PO. Can this box still be purchased?

    • If you subscribe to the next box you can go back and get this month’s box while supplies last. Members can get the last two months boxes.

  3. I really miss them adding a cup or hat. 2 pops a t shirt, pin and patch seems to be such a basic box.

  4. That Pop is so creative! Love it!

  5. I think this is one of their best boxes yet!! The shirt is a great design, and the C-3P0 looks amazing! I love how they r5-D4 look like an old, dusty Droid!

    • The C-3P0 is definitely cool, but the R5-D4 is a bit mundane – it’s too similar to all the R2D2 and Chopper Pops. Would have rather had a more unique-looking droid like a Battle Droid or AP-5

  6. At least they are attempting to make up for May’s sorry excuse for a box. I love that shirt, and I noticed on the Luke with Landspeeder POP that they did a great job getting all the Tatooine dust on there.

    • Kimberly, what are you talking about?! May’s box was the best one yet!

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