Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,047: Sephjet Josall (Battle of Geonosis: Jedi Knights)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 31, 2013

I assume people must really love Sephjet Josall, because I saw someone swap out the figure for a Qui-Gon at a Toys R Us this afternoon.  (May an elephant sit upon your house.)   Based on a background extra in Attack of the Clones, this is a Luke figure with a new "skirt" and a new head - and it works! Nicely done.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,046: Pablo-Jill (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Now here's one you'll like.  Pablo-Jill was released a few years ago with an excellent statue of a figure - gorgeous - but this new one is way more articulated, with the best wrists I've seen on any Jedi figure to date.  Actual ball-and-socket wrists make this completely articulated figure streets ahead of the competition, easily making it the best prequel Jedi of the season.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,045: Stormtrooper (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 29, 2013

So there's a new Stormtrooper in the 3 3/4-inch The Black Series line which you can buy online now as most stores haven't gotten any yet. It's basically the Dewback/Vintage 2010 Sandtrooper, minus the pauldron and backpack, with a different belt, and cooler guns.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,044: 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 28, 2013

Hasbro did a new take on the 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper, and it's not really an improvement.  Several paint applications are missing, and it's best if you take this as a new squad rather than an update of the existing one. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,043: Luminara Unduli (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 25, 2013

I just got 6-inch wave 2 in the mail, but I already wrote Luminara Unduli up from The Black Series!  So read that.  She's a new sculpt with a removable hat, good deco, and an excellent sculpt, if you can get beyond the fact that your 2005 figure was probably fine.  Anyway.  Read on! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,042: R2-D2 (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 24, 2013

Do we need another R2-D2?  Maybe.  This The Black Series 3 3/4-inch release is from wave 2, and is essentially the 2007 Revenge of the Sith version from the 30th Anniversary Collection but without the flames and coin.  Is it cool?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,041: Mara Jade (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 23, 2013

New!  Mara Jade is shipping now - she's in stock at Entertainment Earth as I write this.  The body sculpt and articulation are top-notch, with great accessories.  But the hair?  Well, read all about it in Figure of the Day.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,040: Stemzee (Ewok Assault Catapult)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 22, 2013

I've been engaged in Stemzee cell research! This new furball comes from Kmart's new and possibly in-your-local-store Kmart exclusive Ewok Assault Catapult.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,039: Chubbray (Ewok Assault Catapult)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 21, 2013

Check it out - it's Chubbray!  He/she is a new Ewok from the Kmart Ewok Assault Catapult, possibly at a store near you as you read this.  Click here to read all about it!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,038: Imperial Officer (Death Star Scanning Crew)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 18, 2013

Let's put a stake through the heart of this week with the Imperial Officer (Death Star Scanning Crew), which finishes up our look at Kmart's new Scanning exclusives.  Next week: Ewoks.  But for now, check out this black-suited villain with fleshy gloves and a swell hat.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,037: Imperial Technician (Death Star Scanning Crew)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 17, 2013

OK, so today we're looking at the new-for-2013 Imperial Technician (Death Star Scanning Crew).  It looks a lot like the 2009 figure, with some deco changes - and since it's a trooper, a slight difference is enough for me to qualify this as a new figure worth your while.  I am easy.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,036: Imperial Technician (Imperial Scanning Crew)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 16, 2013

There are two of them! Today it's the Imperial Technician (Imperial Scanning Crew), or to the layman, "this is the one with the new head and missing parts."  You'll want this one - he's loaded with new gear and a head that's a tad too small.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,035: TK-421 (Stormtrooper)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 15, 2013

We're back for a bit! Figure of the Day returns - but not every day - to show you TK-421, a new Stormtrooper that you might find at your local Kmart if they haven't already closed up.  Would you believe Hasbro made it interesting?  Well, they did.   Check it out - read on! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,034

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 1, 2013

So it's come to this!  Let's wrap things up by looking at BoShek, which may well have been one of the first figures more or less born out of a gag on the internet.  Mutton chops and angry column writers came together over 10 years ago to bring you this, one of the last figures in what was basically Kenner's house style of the 1990s.  The construction is pretty good, but while a lot of people really did want Wuher, well, yeah.  Sometimes you get what you ask for.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,033

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 29, 2013

It's Willrow Hood, or the Ice Cream Maker Guy.  Thanks to years of fan petitions serious and sarcastic, this extra from The Empire Strikes Back received his day in plastic courtesy of the awareness fans can generate when they work as a large, vocal group.  Do you want to know more about this one?