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Hasbro Gets the Urge to Merge - With Mattel?

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 4, 2016

The headline says it all, and this story at Bloomberg says even more.  This is at least the second attempted takeover/merger between the two toy giants, and there's no word on if it is or isn't happening - but it's certainly interesting timing with Toy Fair next week.  Read this one.

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Star Wars Rogue One at Toy Fair: Nope

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hasbro's new PR team wrote in today to share a tidbit about Toy Fair - and we spoiled it in the headline.  They say:

"We wanted to let you know that there will be no toys based on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story shown at Toy Fair this year. While there will be a small selection of new Star Wars toys revealed at Toy Fair and in the days leading up to it, none of them will be directly based on the new characters from the upcoming film."

Ad: Star Wars Tasu Leech, Admiral Ackbar, and Fifth Brother from The Force Awakens Action Figure Line

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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The USA Today Reveals New Star Wars Rebels Leia Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 20, 2016

America's newspaper The USA Today posted this preview of the new 2016 Princess Leia Figure as based on Star Wars Rebels which, as should come as no surprise, is based on early concept art from the original movie.  It is due this Fall, and I can't wait to buy one!  Meanwhile, series stars Sabine and Hera remain elusive.

Also, there is no Lando Calrissian toy based on his appearances (voiced by Billy Dee Williams) on Star Wars Rebels.  

Ad: Pre-Order Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Wave 4 Set

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Ad: Order Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3 3/4-Inch Jungle and Space Action Figures Wave 4 Set from Entertainment Earth! The case is also available if you prefer a whole carton - click here for that.

New figures include The Force Awakens Han Solo,

Ad - New Star Wars Action Figure Pre-Orders at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 11, 2016

Ad: New Hasbro Star Wars Black Series, Action Figures, and Helmets are up for grabs - pre-order yours at Entertainment Earth, or just peruse the listings of the fantastic newness.  Find sets and cases featuring new faces and returning favorites like Nien Nunb, Unkar Plutt, and a special spoilery Kylo Ren.  Also, Black Series Die-Cast Metal Helmets!

 

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Spend $79 on in-stock toys and they ship for free in the USA! Pre-order items $79 or greater also ship free.

Ad: Star Wars RC MicroMachines In Stock at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 4, 2016

Star Wars The Force Awakens MicroMachines RC Vehicles Wave 1Ad: Take a look at the Star Wars The Force Awakens MicroMachines RC Vehicles Wave 1! These miniature vehicles are in stock (while supplies last) and each feature their own dedicated remote control unit. Order yours today!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,255: Constable Zuvio (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hey, it's Constable Zuvio!  He has a magnificent paint job on his armor, and we know absolutely nothing about him in the movie yet.  Well.  With that, I'm taking a FOTD break because I actually would like to see the movie before commenting any more on these - so read on, for what it's worth.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,254: Captain Phasma (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Arguably the figure of the season, the 6-inch Captain Phasma is the one your pals want and can't find - I haven't seen her in stores personally yet, but her wave mates?  You'll see those.  She's pretty much exactly as good as you might expect from this line, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,253: Sandtrooper Sergeant (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 7, 2015

Check out the Sandtrooper Sergeant!  It's one of the exclusive figures in Entertainment Earth's Imperial Forces 6-inch action figure set.   This one has a different dirt pattern and a white pauldron - what more do you need?  Well, it's also got the blasters from the other releases - be sure to get this one!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,252: R2-Q5 (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 4, 2015

He's back, and slightly bigger than ever (from Hasbro)!  R2-Q5 has opening panels with painted arms and a swell finish - but none of the scopes that came with R2-D2 two years ago.   Is it cool?  Well, I think so, but I'm biased.  It's in stock for ordering right now, and you can read on to see if you should care!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,251: First Order TIE Fighter Pilot (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 3, 2015

Elite!  The red-striped First Order TIE Fighter Pilot is the only 6-inch TIE Pilot from the new movie you can own today - but the non-striped version is up for pre-order at fine toy stores everywhere.  This one, however, comes with a TIE Fighter with wings so tall they can black out the sun.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,250: Lt. Oxixo (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Hey, it's Lt. Oxixo!  He's more than just a TIE Pilot - specifically, he's painted more than just a TIE Pilot.  This 6-inch scale exclusive has an added silver crest, a silver stripe on his chest, and different buttons on his sleeve - plus more paint on his gun.   Should you freak out and buy this exclusive right now?  Scientists say yes.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,249: Crimson Stormtrooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hey, it's the Crimson Stormtrooper!   Or Magma Stormtrooper, or Lumiya's squad, depending on where you saw red troopers like this first.  (I'm voting for Lumiya.)  It's pretty awesome - and part of a new boxed set that's available right nowRead on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,248: Stormtrooper Officer (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 30, 2015

Amazon's 6-inch First Order Stormtrooper Officer adds a shoulder pauldron to the figure previously sold at Comic-Con and in fine stores everywhere.  Is it enough to warrant buying again?  Well, it's in a swell boxed set, so I'm leaning toward yes.  Read on!