‘Star Wars’, ‘Thor’ and Shirts13 Sep, 2011 By: John Latchem
As the fourth quarter approches, the selection of new titles on disc is picking up, with hot summer blockbusters, major catalog titles and popular TV shows making their way to DVD and Blu-ray at the same time.
The two titles dominating the Sept. 13 release week are a new superhero flick, Thor, and a classic sci-fi saga, with all six “Star Wars” films debuting on Blu-ray Sept. 16.
Best Buy offers the Thor Blu-ray with special packaging depicting the comic book cover of the character’s 1962 debut issue. Otherwise, the chain has gotten T-shirt happy, offering free T-shirts with the purchase of Star Wars: The Complete Saga ($89.99) and DVDs or Blu-rays of The Big Bang Theory: Season 4 or Supernatural: Season 6.
Best Buy also has a $40 savings with the purchase of the six-film “Star Wars” set with a $99.99 Blu-ray player, or $15 off with purchase of one of the smaller trilogy sets ($39.99) with the player.
Target offers a free lithograph set with purchase of Star Wars: The Complete Saga at $79.99.
Target also offers a $5 gift card with purchase of Barbie: Princess Charm School and a $21.99 Barbie Charm School doll.