Sideshow releases some photos of their forthcoming Sixth Scale R2-Q5 Imperial Astromech Droid. The black and bronze droid features retractable tripedal treads, hinged panels, and a light up dome feature.
If you don't like buying a toy without anxiety, we're happy to share this story from Vinylmationworld.com. R2-D60 celebrates 60 years of Disneyland with a $13 figure made of build-a-droid parts that is limited to 6,000 pieces - a low number but not tiny.
To get it, at least at first, there's a preview event with a $100 cover charge come May. If you're going, do buy an extra and let us know because otherwise we'll be stalking eBay at 3 AM to get it at the last possible second. Click here for the full story.
Reader David pointed us out to "Astromech Arithmetic" which is essentially his visual checklist of pretty much every variation on the R2-D2 body type since 1978. There's a lot of R2-D2s here, including the two silver ones, the McQuarrie version, and, of course, all the other droids. Check it out!