Q&A: New Star Wars Figures, Rereleases, Big Stuff, and Greener Grasses

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 1, 2015

Welcome to Q&A! We're cleaning out the mailbag with questions about Digital release figures (with no confirmation of said digital release), new Bespin Han, and seeing if the grass is greener plus some other stuff. It's good.

 

Don't forget to send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Revealed: Darth Vader Star Wars Hikari Vinyl Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 27, 2015

Funko revealed (and Entertainment Earth put up a pre-order for) Star Wars Darth Vader Lightning Premium Hikari Sofubi Vinyl Figure this morning. This figure is very similar to a Batman in the line in terms of deco, and is the first Darth Vader in this line.  It is expected this April and pre-orders are open for $79.99.

Ad: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Wave 9 Cases, Singles at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Ad: Order New Hasbro Star Wars Black Series, Saga Legends, and More at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 23, 2015

Ad: Entertainment Earth added a ton of new Hasbro Star Wars pre-orders! Lots of new figures, cases, and sets are up for grabs today. Why wait? Get a Star Wars Black Series Captain Rex 3 3/4-Inch Figure, a Star Wars Black Series Commander Doom 3 3/4-Inch Figure, and so much more - like these amazing figures.

 

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Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: Star Wars Rebels - Rebel Resolve

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 23, 2015

Tonight's episode of Star Wars Rebels continues the second real multi-episode arc of the season. "Rebel Resolve" builds a little tension without spending too much time on the specifics of Kanan's imprisonment and also makes us think that Ezra likes him more than Hera does..

 

Surprisingly, nobody has been rescued and there's an honest-to-goodness cliffhanger to make things interesting next time. Read on for more!

Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles, Rebels, Titanium Figures, and Oh So Much More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 22, 2015

After a small error last week, we're back with Jumbo Sized Q&A! (Formerly known as "regular size Q&A.") Toy Fair didn't reveal all that much to the public, but at least we can talk about increasing costs and shortcuts to keep figures cheap. And Titanium figures - did you miss any? Maybe, but a lot never made it out. And Rebels - how much longer can it last? All this and more in the column I meant to post last week and wrote in January (plus 2 bonus questions), after the break.

 

Don't forget to send in your questions for next week. Read on!

USA Today: Deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 22, 2015

For months, a lot of cargo simply hasn't been getting to retail thanks to a dispute in numerous ports.  According to the USA Today, there may be a resolution!  A lot of cargo has been sitting in the ocean or at a dock for weeks if not months, but here's the quote that really matters:

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Q&A: Programming Note

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 15, 2015

Due to an oversight on my part, the column is on another computer in another city.   As such the weekly Q&A will not appear tonight as scheduled, please check back later this week.

TF15: LEGO Image Bank

By Mike — Sunday, February 15, 2015

Photos from the Toy Fair 2015 LEGO Collector Preview event is now uploaded for your viewing pleasure. The folks at LEGO didn't preview anything from Episode 7, but there's lots to see including an Imperial Shuttle Tyderium, Emperor's Throne Room, Wookiee Gunship from Star Wars Rebels, and much more.

TF15: Hasbro Image Bank

By Mike — Saturday, February 14, 2015

We have uploaded photos from Hasbro's Toy Fair showroom. The Black Series and Star Wars Rebels presentation was underwhelming to say the least, but understandable given the focus on Episode 7, which we should begin seeing by SDCC.

Hot Toys Sixth Scale Obi-Wan Kenobi Preview

By Mike — Saturday, February 14, 2015
"The Force will be with you. Always." – Obi-Wan Kenobi
 
The legendary Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most memorable and crucial characters in the Star Wars saga. As the mentor of Anakin and Luke Skywalker to train them in ways of the Force, Obi-Wan has played a significant role in shaping the fate of the entire galaxy.

Funko Debuts Hikari Boba Fett Star Wars Vinyl Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 13, 2015

It's new! The Star Wars Boba Fett Premium Hikari Sofubi Glitter Vinyl Figure is up for grabs now and you can pre-order it at Entertainment Earth.   1,200 will be made and it's $79.99.  It is expected in June.

LEGOLAND Death Star Display Sneak Peek

By Mike — Thursday, February 12, 2015
The LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Death Star Model Display has arrived to LEGOLAND® California Resort! The planet shaped LEGO® model, made out of more than a half million LEGO bricks, stands 13-feet high, 8-feet wide and weighs more than 1,900 pounds. The LEGO Death Star is the largest LEGO model to be added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland and opens to guests on March 5. 
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Marvel: A Leader Ascends in Your New Look at Princess Leia #1

By Mike — Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are extremely proud to present your new look at the highly anticipated PRINCESS LEIA #1 – the blockbuster new limited series set in the Star Wars™ universe! Eisner-award winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, S.H.I.E.L.D.) and blockbuster artist Terry Dodson (Avengers & X-Men: AXIS, Uncanny X-Men) bring you a brand new story of Leia’s quest to help her people…and her struggle to find her place in the galaxy.

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: Star Wars Rebels - Call to Action

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 9, 2015

A special guest is here! Tonight's episode of Star Wars Rebels is "Call to Action" gives us real stakes, real consequences, another guest star, and the feeling that something is going to happen beyond returning to the status quo for once. In other words, it's a good one!

 

The core crew is here as are many recurring members of the Empire, all sharing the screen at the same time. It's feeling more and more like Star Wars. Read on for more!