Action Figures

Review + Video: Star Wars 2013 Saga Legends Obi-Wan Kenobi Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 12, 2013

The experiment continues! The 5-point-of-articulation experiment continues with a look at Hasbro's brand span-danker-in' new Star Wars 2013 Saga Legends Obi-Wan Kenobi Action Figure. It's a corporate response to inflation, rising labor costs, and a shifting set of priorities in the world of toy retail, but it has one action figure lacking of previous figures.  Namely, it can sit in your vehicles without a fuss.

We're hoping to get a few more of these up before SDCC 2013, so please do read on and watch the video, too! As the great Jim Osterberg once said, "thank you for your kind indulgence."

How are you liking this format? Love it? Hate it? Can't stand my terrible voice? Let me know!

Review + Video: Star Wars 2013 Saga Legends R4-P17 Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 11, 2013

I'm trying a brand new review format today kids - below, find pictures, a written review, and a video for the new Star Wars Saga Legends R4-P17 Action Figure which literally showed up at my house about 9 hours ago.

...and yes, we do have comparisons of all 4 models of this figure so far, you lucky so-and-sos!

We hope you enjoy this experiment - we might not be able to do them all this way, but it covers a lot of bases!

 

Star Wars: The Black Series Greedo Revealed by Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 11, 2013

Finally!  #7 in Star Wars: The Black Series is Greedo, which Entertainment Earth has revealed in full today in all of his 6-inch tall glory. He looks great, with big shiny eyes and an appropriately puffy costumes.  You'll want to see more after the jump.

New Star Wars Hasbro Scanning Crew Kmart Exclusive Images

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Since 2009, fans have asked "So when will Hasbro release the other scanning crew guy and the rest of the equipment?" Teased at Toy Fair, not one but two stories are showing off this soon-to-be-released if not out before you know it Imperial Scanning Crew from Hasbro.   Two sets are coming, and you'll need to buy both to get all the troopers at Kmart in the very near future.

Entertainment Earth Reveals: Black Series Greedo Pics Round 3

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Our fine sponsors (from whom you should order stuff) at Entertainment Earth posted the third round of previews of The Black Series Greedo 6-Inch Star Wars action figure.  This particular installment reveals more renderings of the figure, with the final reveal of the actual toy just a few days away at this point.

Preview: New Vintage Collection Star Wars Ewoks

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 28, 2013

Ja, das haben die Ewoks so gerneStarwars-Figuren.com has shots of the Kmart-exclusive Ewok Assault Catapult set that was alluded to back at Toy Fair but not seen until, well, now.  It has 2 new Ewok figures in a vintage-style box with a catapult accessory and appears to be official Hasbro photography.

Entertainment Earth Reveals: Black Series Greedo Pics Round 2

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Week 2 of The Black Series Greedo Reveal over at Entertainment Earth shows some pretty amazing stuff, like digital turnaround preliminary "sculpts" of the figure as well as a horrifying eyeless look at the original mask.  Some truly spectacular reference shots of his blaster as well as several notes from the people who make our toys are on display, which is the kind of stuff I would like to see for many more figures if Hasbro is willing to share.

Super7 SDCC Alien Exclusives Stoke That Vintage Fire

By Mike — Wednesday, June 19, 2013

It's not Star Wars, but shares the same Kenner DNA. Super7 is rolling out their new ReAction Alien action figure assortment that's based on the cancelled line from 1979 in eloquent style for SDCC. There are four exclusives altogether and two are FREE! 

Entertainment Earth Confirms: Black Series Greedo A-Coming

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 17, 2013

The word is out, and now you can get behind-the-scenes pictures of the new Hasbro Star Wars: The Black Series Greedo 6-Inch Action Figure at Entertainment Earth!  Click here to see it all

Black Series Fett and Han Carbonite to be Offered at Celebration Europe

By Mike — Saturday, June 1, 2013

Hasbro will be offering the exclusive Black Series Boba Fett and Han Carbonite at Celebration 2 Europe. The set will also be offered this summer as a Hasbro Comic-Con exclusive.

GHR: New Star Tours Swag at Disneyland

By Mike — Thursday, May 30, 2013

Memorial Day weekend was full of bounty at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California as new swag has shipped and arrived in their Star Traders store. Of particular interest to collectors would be the new Star Tours sets and Mickey’s Jedi Starfighter. But these aren’t the only pieces that caught our eye.

Jakks Pacific 31-Inch Darth Vader Pre-Order at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Standing a whopping 31-inches tall, Darth Vader is quite possibly the largest Star Wars action figure ever and certainly the best when it comes to getting the most toy-by-the-inch-for-the-money.  Estimated to come in at Entertainment Earth in May, like probably any day at this rate, the figure is similar to Jakks Pacific's other jumbo figures like the red Power Ranger or Man of Steel Superman, possibly at a store near you. In other words if you need a giant display piece, this is probably the toy of the year. Click here for pricing and availability.

GHR: Endor AT-AT Logistics You Need To Know

By Mike — Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The ToysRUs exclusive The Vintage Collection Endor AT-AT came in a few weeks early, and it couldn't have arrived soon enough with the current doldrum and lack of new Hasbro product we're experiencing in stores.

TVC AT-AT Landing at USA TRU

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Yakface.com has the scoop - the missing Return of the Jedi edition The Vintage Collection AT-AT is hitting Toys R Us!  The vehicle has slightly different deco with Endor mud and a unique AT-AT Driver action figure which is the only one ever made to feature black gloves.

Kid Ink Industries Releases RAD Droid Custom Star Wars C-3POs, More

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 15, 2013

Customizer and maker Kid Ink Industries posted a bunch of custom Star Wars figures at the RockfordArtDeli shop.  Three "RAD" droids (Roaming Assistance Droids) in unique colors were shown with absolutely gorgeous packaging that's even more retro than the real Kenner boxes.  A Sandtrooper with some skeletons is up as well, plus some other troopers and surprises.