Exclusives

New at GameStop - Darth Nihilus figure from The Black Series

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 9, 2020

3860 New pre-order notice:  Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Darth Nihilus The Black Series Action Figure Only at GameStop.  The 6-inch action figure is $24.99 and is due around October 26.  It includes a lightsaber and unlike most figures these days, has cloth elements.  Click here to see if you can still order one.

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Day at Target - New Droids!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 30, 2020

3858 A bunch of Galaxys Edge Trading Outpost items are hitting Target stores (and Target.com) today - but a complete list was not made available.   Repacks of the theme park exclusive Commander Pyre, Hondo Ohnaka, and DJ R-3X are joined by all-new Captain Cardinal 6-inch figures.  The big Millennium Falcon is, so far, an online only reissue. There are new roleplay blasters, plushies, and Funko Pop!s too - but what I found the most interesting are these Hasbro Droid Depot figures.  There are 6 of them for $9.99 each under DPCI 087-16-1746.

Walgreens Exclusive Star Wars: The Black Series Clone Trooper Lieutenant

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2020

3844 In "if this doesn't make you nervous, nothing will" news, Walgreens Exclusive Star Wars: The Black Series Clone Trooper Lieutenant!  This completes the Attack of the Clones quartet of ranking officers and is expected to be in stores next month.  (There are other non-Star Wars Hasbro exclusives coming too... but those haven't been announced yet.)  It's the repaint you expected, and a handy addition to your Clone gaggles.

Star Wars GameStop Exclusive The Black Series Jedi Fallen Order Purge Trooper with Electrostaff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2020

3842 GameStop got The Black Series Jedi Fallen Order Purge Trooper with Electrostaff!  Who's surprised? The last version sold out quickly and hopefully will show up again somehow, some day, for those who missed out.  This new version is up for pre-order now for $24.99.  (Protip: shipping is free when you buy 2. That's what I did.  You can trade it for the one you miss later.)

Star Wars: Celebrate the Saga Amazon Exclusives

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2020

Not to be outdone are two packs for Amazon.  These are great for your average consumer, but the long-term collector already has most of these.  These are what you'll be buying for Christmas presents to the kids you're going to force Star Wars upon this holiday season.  Best Buy got the villains, and Amazon got the heroes.  As far as I can tell, none of these figures are particularly new other than R2-D2 looks like a different combo platter of parts for you completists.

The figures are largely collected from The Force Awakens, Saga Legends, The Last Jedi.

You can click here to order them from Amazon.com, and yes we do get a few pennies through that affiliate link so please do click it.

Star Wars: Celebrate the Saga Best Buy Exclusives

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2020

3838 For the Celebrate the Saga line, Hasbro gave Best Buy two exclusive 5-packs for $29.99 a pop.  You can click here to order them if supplies are still available.   The First Order set does not appear to have new figures, but may have deco changes - we'll keep you posted in Figure of the Day as these arrive in the next couple of months.   Its Galactic Empire set does have a new droid redeco which may be of more interest - Hasbro and Disney have done many R2-Q5 figures over the years, but this one looks different, so prepare to shell out some cash.

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Target Getting Star Wars Galaxy's Edge The Black Series Captain Cardinal

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 21, 2020

3819 Coming soon to Target, Galaxy's Edge The Black Series 6-inch Captain Cardinal Action Figure.  Or "Who?"

The world is changing, and Star Wars fandom has quietly changed from the 1990s original-trilogy focused marketing to kids of the 1970s - which arguably peaked with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - to an attempt to try to make it a franchise for all people.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.  The young-skewing Resistance series just sort of got swept under the rug - and it feels like The Rise of Skywalker is joining it.   To promote the era of the First Order, there are lots of comics, lots of books, and a giant theme park experience that a lot of people just plain can't go see right now.  Captain Cardinal is part of that.  It's a new generation of fan, and one that the olds probably didn't have the time to read up on before being shown this shiny new figure.

Basically a red Stormtrooper in a cape, the figure has two blasters and even though I have not and probably will not read the novel from which he came, I can say it's a cool figure.  I'll buy a red Stormtrooper.  Heck, that's something I pushed hard to do a few years ago.  But I digress - Hasbro says:

Target Getting Star Wars Galaxy's Edge The Black Series DJ R-3X

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 21, 2020

3816 You might recognize this one from a gift set last year.   Star Wars Galaxy's Edge The Black Series DJ R-3X seems identical to the gift set version [FOTD #2,618] except packaging and the other figures that are now missing from the box.  It's a nice droid - lots of deco, lots of moving parts, and it's colorful too!  I'd get it if you can.  It's $24.99.  Hasbro wrote:

Target Getting Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Hyperdrive BB Unit

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 21, 2020

3814 Also coming to Target - red, appropriately - is the Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Hyperdrive BB Unit.  Did you like the RC BB-8 a few years ago?  It's kind of like that.  Price is expected to be $99.99.  Hasbro writes:

Not SDCC: Star Wars Heroes of Endor The Black Series Set

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 20, 2020

3795 Also not quite SDCC-exclusive are Pulse's pricey box set at $110.  Due in September, this Heroes of Endor figure set includes four figures, a Speeder Bike, and 6 accessories - or maybe more, it's hard to tell.   In it, we see Endor Poncho Luke, Leia minus the poncho - we're unclear if it's included at press time - Han Solo sans Endor Trenchcoat, and Paploo.  It's a curious combo platter, and we don't even know if the helmets are removable yet.

More information on Han's coat or Leia's poncho if and when we get it.  As of now, this is the only known place to get Paploo.  With Teebo sold separately, these mark the first 6-inch scale Ewok action figures in this line.

Here's what Hasbro has to say:

Not SDCC: Star Wars The Clone Wars 501st Legion Pack from Hasbro

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 20, 2020

3784 With SDCC not happening, those great exclusives hd to go somewhere.  The Vintage Collection 3-packs have been a regular thing lately, with most of the figures eventually finding their way to single cards after being previewed in California.  We don't know which if any of the 501st Legion ARC Troopers 3 3/4-inch figure pack will be released individually, but right now this trio is due on Hasbro Pulse in September for $49.99.  

As far as we know this is the only 3 3/4-inch exclusive set for the summer convention season, but hey, I'm happy.  The Clone Wars debuted 12 years ago and we're getting figures for it.  Do you know what we got 12 years after the original Star Wars hit theaters?  Literally nothing.

Hasbro writes:

Target Restocking The Mandalorian Carbonized Graphite Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 8, 2020

If you missed it - like I did - Hasbro did another run of the Star Wars The Black Series Carbonized Collection The Mandalorian Toy Figure (Target Exclusive) for US Target stores.   It's $24.99, and I would go as far as to say it looks good enough to  be worth the five bucks.   I saw a few out and about today, so check your local stores - and don't trust the in-store inventory checkers online, go look.  My store said they had none online, and sure enough, there it was.  Good hunting!

Best Buy Got the Star Wars The Black Series Heavy Infantry Mandalorian Deluxe Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, November 23, 2019

3734 Best Buy scored one of the best exclusives of the year - now on their web site and probably out of stock - with the new Star Wars - The Black Series Heavy Infantry Mandalorian Deluxe Action Figure.  This appears in The Mandalorian streaming series, and since we are not considering product announcements to be spoilers unless it has a specific feature (i.e., decapitation) we're going to go ahead and post it here. 

Sith Happens - Star Wars Sith Trooper Invades SDCC

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The official Star Wars site, PR people, and all sorts of fans saw the news that you can See the New Sith Trooper from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at SDCC 2019.  This means that the people behind the movies now know what smart, handsome toy professionals have known for years - red looks good on Stormtroopers.

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Funko, Hasbro, Loungefly, Topps, Rubie's (Hi Lenny!), Hot Toys, and more - interestingly, not Mattel - will be selling some first-look Sith Trooper action figures.  For those with memory issues, Hasbro has done "sneak preview" The Black Series figures for all of the Disney-era movies except for Solo, and nearly identical figures were released with different packaging and sometimes without some accessories later.

Toy Fair 2019 - Hasbro Star Wars: The Retro Collection

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, February 16, 2019

Star Wars goes Kenner! Six reissues and one new vintage-style "ReAction"-esque figure are seemingly exclusive to Target, and of course sold out preorders in seconds. Hopefully Target and Hasbro don't pull a Spinosaurus and keep them coming all year long!