Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,273: Maz Kanata (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 9, 2016

It's Maz Kanata!  She's in a boxed set, the Takodana Encounter, and is likely on clearance at a big box store near you right now.  Why pay full price? Go get one, it's worth it.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,271: Fifth Brother (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 8, 2016

From Star Wars Rebels, it's the Fifth Brother!   He's an Inquisitor with a double-bladed lightsaber and a big claw.  And a big hat!  What else could you ask for?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,270: Admiral Ackbar (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 7, 2016

In what may be - but we hope isn't - his final appearance, we saw a new outfit for Admiral Ackbar which in turn inspired this new figure with an opening mouth!  He also has a new blaster, his trademark toy baton being sadly absent.   Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,269: Jyn Erso (The Black Series 6-Inch, SDCC Exclusive)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 2, 2016

Now is a good time to look at Jyn Erso!  This is the same figure that went up for pre-order today, but with different exlcusive packaging.  You may as well get one.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,268: Captain Rex (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 1, 2016

Hey, it's old man Captain Rex!  He's got a beard, less hair, and a little more mass than when he was fighting in the Clone Wars.  Oh, and he's got twin pistols, a helmet, and for some reason a rocket-launching spear.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,267: Rey (Resistance Outfit, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 31, 2016

If you couldn't find regular Rey, now you can not find Rey (Resistance Outfit)!  She's got a blaster, a vest, a lightsaber, and is awesome.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,266: Hassk Thug (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 26, 2016

Skunk ape?  Balding ape?  Varmik?  It's the Hassk Thug, a McQuarrie-inspired triplet which is one of very few denizens of the castle on Takodana to get a figure.   It's one of those things fans need to start demanding, like a Lin-Manuel Miranda for some reason or another.  Anyway, how is he?  I'd say get one, but read on to see what I wrote in the review.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,265: Kylo Ren Unmasked (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 25, 2016

We're back - but not every day!   I gotta sleep once in a while.  Let's look at the nifty Kylo Ren Unmasked, released earlier this year and unlikely to be at a store near you.  He was popular.   He's also more than an old body with a new head - Hasbro did the work on this one.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,264: Tasu Leech (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 22, 2016

One of the many criminals we didn't get to spend as much time as we might have liked, Tasu Leech brings us a new character in a nifty costume with a big blaster.   He's shorter than the average 3 3/4-inch figure, but he doesn't look half bad otherwise.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,263: Nien Nunb (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 18, 2016

Hey kids, it's Nien Nunb!  He's a lot like the 1983 Kenner figure, despite being from the 2015 movie.  He also has a backpack you can ignore.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,262: First Mate Quiggold (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 17, 2016

And now, First Mate Quiggold!  He's the first mate on Sidon Ithano's ship, and one of Hasbro's most detailed 3 3/4-inch action figures for The Force Awakens.  And he has a giant rocket launcher that will no doubt go in to the collector's junk drawer.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,260: Sidon Ithano (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Also known as the Crimson Corsair, Sidon Ithano is part of a swell new 2-pack.  He's got 5 joints, a gun, and his pal Quiggold.  And a cape - I almost forgot the cape!  It's quite a cape.  Check it out, read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,259: Luke Skywalker (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 11, 2016

While I've got more of these bigger guys coming in the mail, this Luke Skywalker completes the current round of 6-inch "value" figures which may be at a store that you don't frequent near you right now.  Luke doesn't have hip joints, but he is pretty big for the price.   Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,258: Darth Vader (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 10, 2016

Another 6-inch budget figure!  Darth Vader is pretty much required to exist in any figure format, so the enlarged toy with reduced articulation would be a given.  He's not taller than Han or his casemates, but he is a lot more fun to play with than a cake topper.  Unlike the others, his lightsaber is completely removable from his hand - but should you go on a toy run to try to find this one?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,257: Han Solo (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Continuing the value range of 6-inch Hasbro figures at Family Dollar, let's look at Han Solo.   His blaster is molded to his hand, and the texture on his pants is pretty intense.   The head deco is similar to the vintage Kenner figures of old, and he looks a lot like Hasbro's other recent offerings of Harrison Ford from the original movie.  Read on!