Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,582

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 7, 2011

Screw naming conventions!  The astromech droid CB-3D looks like several other astromech droids... but he's slightly different.  Is he worth tracking down?  He is if you want a Dark Trooper!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,581

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 6, 2011

It took a year and change, but Hasbro put out this original Gungan Warrior after the big shake-up that followed the Episode I line being changed to Power of the Jedi.  Despite having only 6 joints, he's pretty good-- and has great detail on his skin, too!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,580

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 5, 2011

It's not a major character, or a very popular one-- but it's a nice figure!  The Neimoidian Warrior has a huge gun and an action feature, plus a removable helmet and good articulation.  Should you buy a few?  Maybe!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,579

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 4, 2011

It's Barriss Offee!  The Jedi hasn't received a new figure in years, but now we got two of her in a few months.  How about that!  This animated version is pretty slick, plus includes Geonosian Brain Worms.  Should you track her down, now that she's showing up in stores?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,578

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 1, 2011

When first revealed to the public in 1999, another, better R2-D2 was shown around the same time.  As such, this one didn't get as much heat, especially after we all found out his scene was deleted-- the booster rockets took on a new form in the sequels. Ah well.  But is it neat?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,577

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 30, 2011

One of the most likable critters from Jabba's Palace is the cackling puppet Salacious Crumb.  He's a jerk. What's not to love?  The 2010 release was a repaint of the 2007 release, hardly essential were it not for the fact it came with a new Jabba and Oola.  So how is he different?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,576

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 29, 2011

It's no secret, I love Ewoks.  I think the fact that a lot of collectors hate them makes me like them even more.  I was particularly jazzed to get the 2009 update of Paploo which, while I don't love as much as the 1984 original, I still like bunches.  Is he worth your while?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,575

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 28, 2011

It's the Evo Trooper, repainted and camo'd up for 2010!  This figure was a Toys R Us exclusive and now... well, maybe you got one.  If not, it's probably not there any more.  Is this repaint worth it?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,574

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 27, 2011

It's not superbly common that we get a character like Anakin Skywalker in a disguise like this Naboo Pilot uniform without a regular Naboo Pilot coming out first-- but hey, here we are!  It's a neat figure with a neat ship.  Are you excited?  Should you be?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,573

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 24, 2011

Some like it Hoth, like this Rebel Trooper variant from last year! It's a Target exclusive, and pretty slick. It's similar to the 2009 carded release, save for the hair color.  Should you get it?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,572

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 23, 2011

One of Jabba's dancers, this Rystall figure has been readily available online throughout the 2000s, cheaply, and has been blown out and later reissued as a Wal-Mart exclusive. In short: she's very very cheap.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,571

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 22, 2011

After Hasbro gave us our first R3-A2, it was a little surprising to see them go back and try again-- but hey, it's way better! This build-a-droid was a wonderful release that, hopefully, you bought. Because it's great.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,570

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 21, 2011

If you love Tusken Raider figures, Hasbro decided to do you a solid by releasing a "red clan" in early 2007 so you can add a little something new and different to your collection. I like this idea.  So how did the "vintage" molded figure turn out?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,569

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 20, 2011

This Shadow Trooper is supposed to be a Clone in bounty hunter disguise.  Not a very good one, as it looks pretty much like the Shadow Troopers of Utapau.  It's neat though-- as German exclusives that got dumped online go, it's nice enough.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,568

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 17, 2011

Before you bring the funk-- as I assume that's what you'll be doing if you aren't watching Super 8-- check out this Super Battle Droid.  It's part of a Battle Pack which is pretty easy to get, so if you're in the market for something new (to you) it might be worth a look.  Read on!