Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,399

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 25, 2010

Hey kids, it's Nrin Vakil.  No idea who that is?  Don't worry, you aren't alone-- this exclusive member of Rogue Squadron can fly a starfighter with the best of them!  He has some great sculpted bits, specifically the head and hands.  Should you go get him and his special lady?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,398

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 22, 2010

We finish up this special theme week of Target exclusive toys (just released) with Shaak Ti, a retooled version of the 2005 figure.  Her arms are new, and she's recolored-- is that enough to capture your dollars?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,397

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 21, 2010

It's not every day you get a figure with his own trophies, but Clone Trooper Chopper, a new Target exclusive, has a droid finger necklace.  Awesome!  Is the figure otherwise interesting?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,396

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 20, 2010

This R2-D2 from the recently released Target Exclusive Arena Battle sets is loosely based on the 2004 Vintage design, but with a heavily retooled torso and head.  But why is his big eye clear?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,395

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Hey, it's the new Target Exclusive Senate Commando figure!  This awesome release is basically the Argyus body with a new head, but that's enough to warrant the purchase!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,394

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 18, 2010

We kick off this week of new Target exclusives with Shahan Alama, a Weequay pilot with a robot arm!  He's in the new (and popular) Bounty Hunter pack with Robonino and a couple of droids, and made of mostly new parts.  You want him-- admit it.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,393

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 15, 2010

The only R5-X2 so far is this RC toy, only sold in the USA at Target.  It was kinda pricey, but it is fun and pretty cool.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,392

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 14, 2010

Oh Denal, we hardly knew ye-- but we do know that ye suit should be coming back on another figure soon!  This Clone Trooper has a unique helmet and a nice rocket pack, but the head is not much to speak of.  Should you check him out?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,391

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 13, 2010

It's rare to see evolution take place right before your eyes, but you can do that with these Clone Trooper figures.  (OK, not really.)  He can be a pilot or a trooper-- it's all up to you!  Just pick a helmet and presto, new figure.  How many should you buy?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,390

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Hey kids, it's Embo!  He showed up at my place over the weekend (thank you Entertainment Earth), and he's got a nice hat-- and some knives, and an articulated bowcaster.  He's really well done.  Check him out, won't you?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,389

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 11, 2010

Crawling through the mud is good fun for a Clone Trooper but when it isn't posed to do anything else... is it any good?  This limited-articulation figure came in a cheap 3-pack.  Is it worth buying?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,388

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 8, 2010

Hasbro's first attempt at a non-R2-D2 astromech droid form was one of its best.  The then-nameless Astromech Droid later christened R2-R9 had a light-up light (rather than the eyeport, which never lights up) and tons of articulation with no ugly action features to get in the way.  In 1999, it was beautiful-- and it's still

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,387

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 7, 2010

Figures without knee and ankle joints are worthless, right? Wrong! The free market has spoken and this Clone Commando from the Star Wars: Tales comic series goes for a hefty premium.   See how Hasbro kept costs down and made a great figure (that you probably don't have) when you read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,386

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Back in 2003 Hasbro unveiled the first-ever Super Articulated Star Wars action figure-- and in 2005, Entertainment Earth had it repainted as an exclusive. 12 alternate decoes were created of the Clone Trooper and this one has some battle damage on it-- it was also never reissued.  Should you track it down?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,385

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The newly-released "vintage" Darth Sidious is far more awesome than it looks at first glance.  His hood really clings nicely, his sculpting is wonderful, and just look at that face!  Are you making a huge mistake by not running out to the store to buy one right now?  Read on!