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Target TPM3D Endcap

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Target adds another Star Wars Episode I 3D feature endcap in addition to the aisle display they already have up. Let's hope the new merchandise starts flowing in soon!

Vintage AOTC Wave At TJ Maxx

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

TJ Maxx stores have stock of "overstock" TVC Wave 4 Attack of the Clones for a mere $4.99 each. If you're still looking for these, you may want to hit your local Maxx to score a good deal. Happy Hunting!

MTT Packaging Peek UPDATE

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Jedi Temple Archives has posted some sample boxed shots of the next upcoming BIG Vehicle, The Trade Federation MTT Droid Carrier. As previously reported, the ship will come with 20 Battle Droids (4 fully articulated, 16 pre-posed) and electronic sounds and play features.

It's TRU's Turn: Podracers, Vintage Vehicles Found

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

ToysRUs is putting out merchandise early prior to the January 30th street date and their pending Feature Shop. We found their exclusive Podracer Pilots ($26.99) and Vintage Class II Attack Vehicles ($31.99) in their Scottsdale, AZ store. They've also put out The Vintage Collection TPM Wave, Movie Heroes and Clone Wars Wave 1, and Fighter Pods. Happy Hunting!

UK Toy Fair Reveals 3 New Vintage Star Wars Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

JediNews.co.uk revealed not one, but three previously unseen but rumored/hinted at figures.  Two are from the Expanded Universe, and one is an unexpected remake of a 1984 Kenner figure.  Wow!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,725

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

It's the new Battle Droid!  It's a new sculpt-- he now has sculpted eyes and a little more detail.  It's a nice improvement over the previous one... but it's not quite as cheap.  Read on!

UK Toy Fair: MTT Confirmed

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The MTT has been confirmed via a Hasbro product catalog spotted at the U.K. Toy Fair! The vehicle reportedly will include 20 Battle Droids with only 4 articulated while the others are relegated to being setpiece pre-posed accessories.

2012 Big Vehicle: MTT?

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I guess there will be a home for those new folding Battle Droids after all. There's always a level of suspense around Toy Fair time on what the next BMF Vehicle will be. Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have a lead that it will be none other than the Episode I MTT (Multi Troop Transport)!  

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,724

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 23, 2012

Here today, gone tomorrow. PROXY was sitting around for a bit, but now he's gone and expensive.  Should you get the Kato to Starkiller's Inspector Clouseau? Yes. Read on!

Image Bank: VC78 Battle Droid

By Mike — Monday, January 23, 2012

Comparing the new Vintage Collection Battle Droid to the first versions from 1999 is almost like comparing a Vintage Kenner Stormtrooper with a modern super-articulated version. They're just worlds of sculpt, design, and engineering apart.

Image Bank: VC77 Ratts Tyerell & Pit Droid

By Mike — Saturday, January 21, 2012

Ratts Tyerell was originally supposed to be included as a 2 pack with BD11 Clegg Holdfast but was held back to be released in 2012 as part of The Vintage Collection. The date stamp on the figure even indicates 2009. How does he hold up over 2 years later? Hasbro executed a decent design and sculpt albeit we would have liked to have seen the "screaming" face instead of a calmer, grinning Ratts. The included Pit Droid has a nice new deco and is a re-used mold from the Bonus Pit Droids packed in place of Commtech Chips that were only released in Asia for The Episode I Collection.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,723

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 20, 2012

This Battle Droid has a new sculpt and a big (small) vehicle.  So there's two good reasons to buy it, right?  Read on!

Image Bank: VC81 Ben Quadinaros & Otoga-222

By Mike — Friday, January 20, 2012

Presenting the Susan Lucci of the Fan's Choice Polls. Always the bridesmaid never the bride and all that stuff. Ben Quadinaros finally gets plasticized and in good style as a figure with good sculpt and likeness to the character and a workmanlike 12 points of articulation. He's packed with an Otoga-222 pit droid that was originally included with the 1999 Ody Mandrell figure. With the upcoming release of Mawhonic, the circle of pod racers are complete.

Entertainment Earth: Wave 2 Deleted Scenes Pre-Order Up Now

By Mike — Friday, January 20, 2012

The ROTJ Blu-Ray Deleted Scene Figures aka The Vintage Collection Wave 2 are now up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth! This wave includes the deleted "Sandstorm" scene figures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Lando Calrissian. The wave is scheduled for delivery in March.

Image Bank: VC82 Daultay Dofine

By Mike — Thursday, January 19, 2012

As far as figures in action are concerned, Neimoidians probably are up there with Imperial Dignitaries. They're just supposed to stand, sometimes speak, and scheme. The captain of the Trade Federation battleship blockading Naboo was remembered more as a "stunted slime" than anything, but Hasbro chose to put some real thought in his figure and give him a fully sculpted body and soft goods. Daultay Dofine is excellently designed with a removable headpiece and sculpted robe with a cloth material that drapes well. We're hoping Hasbro gives the same treatment when they finally (hopefully) release Sim Aloo