Today in Figure of the Day: Luke Skywalker! Loosely inspired by the Sandstorm Scene and whatever was in the water at Kenner in the late 1980s, this Armor Up version of the Jedi Knight features the same sculpt and lightsaber from last year, but with wacky wrappings, belts, and a backpack for reasons nobody will ever truly understand. Is it worth the $13? Of course not - but it's weird and fun anyway, so read on!
Meet Goss Toowers - the Resistance's famous mechanic. Dig him up and shake his hand, and then wonder just what role he plays in the movie. He's got awesome metallic gloves and a spiffy helmet, but is he a character or is he just scenery? We'll find out soon, but until then we can look at the figure and squint. Read on!
We got a new Astromech with BB-8, so let's enjoy a new protocol droid with PZ-4CO! She's blue, she has a long neck, and she looks and feels more toy-like than a lot of other recent figures. For this reason, why wouldn't you want to buy one? Read on!
Meet General Hux! It's a new character that totally isn't Denis Leary cosplaying as Toht from Raiders. He's got a long coat, a short gun, and a hat - what more could you ask for? If it was First Order logos on his sleeves, you'd get that too. Anyway, it's neat - read on!
Back in September we got Kylo Ren. And now we got another one, with new wacky extra weapons - they're basically wings with Weequay pikes at the end of them. Is it worth re-buying? Does it matter if you're a completist? Read on!
An Entertainment Earth exclusive, the desert flavor of the Stormtrooper Officer comes with a red pauldron and a totally different paint job on his Assault Walker. It's a little whiter than the jungle trooper, and looks like it should fit right in on a Jakku shelf. It's also shipping right now. Read on!
Walk the plank! Or don't. This is Sarco Plank, a new alien menace who has popped up in at least one of the books so far. He's due to be in The Force Awakens and if I were a betting man, I'd assume in a very limited role. Want to see more? Read on!
In 2008, she wasn't well received. Today Ahsoka Tano and her appearances on Star Wars Rebels are a huge, huge deal. This figure comes packaged with Darth Vader and it's a fast seller - buy it if you see it (and enjoy the show)! Read on!
For The Force Awakens, Hasbro outfitted R2-D2 with a completely new harness that features energy blasters. For those of us who have been waiting 19 years for the cryptotoyological toy to show up, here's one! The R2-D2 itself is similar to the Mission Series release from a while back, but the shade of blue is different. Read on!
The Jakku Scavenger actually has a name - it's Teedo, and it's on the back of the box. This little guy comes with Unkar's Thug and BB-8, making up one of the best figure set values in the current toy line. Did you get yours? Get looking for one, or order it online. Read on!
Today, let's look at a new C-3PO! This one comes with R2-D2, and he's got more than a red arm and two gold legs. The torso has been resculpted a bit, and you'll find a few other tweaks between him and the similar Mission Series version from a couple of years ago. Read on!
There is another! And apparently, there's a variant. My BB-8 was packed with a Thug and a Scavenger, plus it even has a hole in the base for stands - and I'm told not everybody's does. Functionally he's the same as the Millennium Falcon BB-8, which has been voted "Most Likely to be Stolen" by Entitled Collector Magazine for the month of October.
However, the sculpt is different and the deco has been changed too - he's cleaner, whiter, and has different panels. Want to see more? Sure you do - read on!
Straight from Star Wars Rebels, it's Darth Vader! This one takes cues from some concept designs, being a good translation of his appearance on the cartoon. It comes with Ahsoka, and you're probably fretting over the fact you don't have one yet. You should get one. Read on!