Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,564: Rio Durant (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 28, 2019

This Rio Durant (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look) is a little tough to find, but you can still grab it if you're able to find one.  He has removable goggles, two blasters, and a ton of articulation.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,563: Val (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 26, 2019

It's Val!  As Force Link 2.0 fades into memory, the last wave is something you should chase down - there were some good figures in this one.  Val turned out particularly well, and as the only 3 3/4-inch Val you probably should go ahead and get one. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,562: Stormtrooper (Galaxy of Adventures)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 21, 2019

This Stormtrooper (Galaxy of Adventures) is in tubes and possibly in a store near you. The detail and plastic are above and beyond what we've seen in the past, as is his height.   It's pretty spectacuar, and you're being charged accordingly.  Is it worth it?  Yes.  Is it worth army building at that price?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,561: L3-37 (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 19, 2019

This L3-37 (The Black Series 6-Inch)  is a nifty release from Solo: A Star Wars Story. She has a lot of astromech parts and is a self-made bot according to lore!  The articulation is good, the deco is nice, and the design is totally unique.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,560: Han Solo (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 14, 2019

We got a new Star Wars movie in 2018, but people didn't see it.  The name didn't appear on the toy packages.  You couldn't even get its star as a basic figure - Han Solo only came as a pack-in during the Solo: A Star Wars Story launch in theaters.  While not everyone loves all the new movies, it's hard to fathom why you wouldn't give kids access to the movie's title character in the basic assortment - as far as I know, for any franchise, this is kind of unprecedented. The figure was packed with a sound reader, which itself required a firmware update that wasn't offered for weeks after launch - and as of today, still isn't fully functional.  But was the figure nice? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,559: Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Another new classic Original Trilogy figure? Two in one year? We're being spoiled!  Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection) hadn't been retouched this century, so a remake seemed timely.  It seems to have more color than the actual costume from the movie, and the exceptional kind of articulation that qualifies as "standard" in 2019.  You know you want one - I assume you're buying one.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,558: TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 7, 2019

This TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look) was shipped in a couple of configurations, basically as the same figure but with different other stuff in the box. It's in a Solo Force Link 2.0 TIE Fighter and in Target's Mimban 6-pack.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,557: Saelt-Marae (Yak Face, The Vintage Collection)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 5, 2019

It was nearly a year ago Hasbro teased us with the first glimpse of Yak Face at New York Toy Fair.  The next Toy Fair is days away, and Saelt-Marae (whatever) is here now! It's pretty good - the coloring and weapon matches up nicely to the vintage original figure, but it include the coat and a more accurate head.  You want this one - and maybe you're getting one with your Sail Barge.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,556: R6-Series Astromech Droid White with Brown Markings (Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 31, 2019

One of the last new astromech parts we've seen, the R6-Series Astromech Droid White with Brown Markings (Droid Factory) brings you a dome with no matching body. That doesn't happen much.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,555: Weazel (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2019

New figures of old characters are in short supply - especially ones that are making their toy debut! The Weazel (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)  came out a few months ago, and it's pretty great - it looks sort of like a new bounty hunter.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,554: IG-88 (Archive, The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 24, 2019

It's the new  IG-88 (Archive, The Black Series 6-Inch)! The colors are different, and the legs are fixed.  I like the first version deco better, but this one can actually stand up - so it's the winner.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,553: Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot, Archive, The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 22, 2019

This new Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot, Archive, The Black Series 6-Inch) brings back Luke with a new face paint job, and a retooled boot with a "CE" on it.  It's cheaper than the original, and the face looks pretty great in person.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,552: Tobias Beckett (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 17, 2019

Part of the last - and hopefully not final - 3 3/4-inch wave of carded action figures, Tobias Beckett (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look) turned out pretty well.  Woody from Cheers makes a good space cowboy, although mine had some hand fusing issues.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,551: Val (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Hasbro's 6-inch line has been getting better and better, with Val (The Black Series 6-Inch) being one of the best! Not only does she have an eerily lifelike likeness, but the costume from the movie was expertly crafted in plastic. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,550: Quay Tolsite (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 10, 2019

I'm pretty jazzed to see Hasbro slid a Quay Tolsite in before the Force Link line called it a day - assuming, of course, that it's probably over now.  He's basically a statue with arms, but they did a good job with him.  He has jointed arms without a bunch of range, jointed legs with a big robe over them, and a lot of sculpted detail.  Hasbro didn't take shortcuts on this one.  Read on!