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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,704

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 26, 2011

This is the Yoda which was delayed from 2010.  It's... well, it has a lot of articulation, but is it worth ten friggin' bucks?  Probably not, but read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,703

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 23, 2011

It's R2-D2, the way you always wanted him... as a reindeer.  This 2002 exclusive was in short supply, but thanks to the collective short attention span of modern collectors he's cheap again!  Rejoice, and read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,702

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 22, 2011

This 2009 Han Solo gave us the figure with a stormtrooper belt, helmet, and armor for some reason.  Well, it's still a decent figure, but getting his head right seems to be dang near impossible.  Read on!

Hard-To-Find UK Version of Silver R2-D2 On eBay Cheap

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 21, 2011

There are two Silver R2-D2 figures.  One was a vac-metal sold carded based on the 2000 Power of the Jedi figure mold.  The second was a Saga Collection figure in a UK-only boxed set with a matte finishe, based on the Vintage 2004 mold.  The set was pretty tough to get in the USA... but now you don't need to get it.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,701

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 21, 2011

He's green now! The second attempt on R2-X2 seems to be the "official" one thanks to some bunghole suggesting the 2006 release be black. Ah well. Whose fault do you think that was? I sure don't know.  Anyway, read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,700

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Welcome to day 1,700 of Adam Held Hostage with Lumiya, a figure I assumed would never, ever see plastic.  I'm thrilled she exists, but did the Marvel villain turn out acceptably?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,699

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 19, 2011

Ahhh the Battle Droid Commander.  The token repaint of a decent mold, this guy also includes binoculars which make it just a little more different.  Should you get one for your tanks?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,698

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 16, 2011

From 1999, or "thousands of years ago," this Darth Maul had saber-swinging action before it was cool.  Or retro.  Or whatever.  Is it worth picking up, now that it's super-cheap?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,696

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Behold, the very first and very angry Barriss Offee!  Portrayed on TV as a younger hero-in-training, the first Hasbro action figure is a stylized, seemingly fully adult woman.  Is this 2003 release worth a look?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,695

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Senate Commando Captain is, at its core, a revised Clone Trooper in blue.  The arms had some changes, he has a new head, and some swell pinstriping-- is it worth getting?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,694

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 12, 2011

Arguably the pinnacle of Hasbro's animated action figure design, the Mandalorian Warrior is yet another take on this group with some pretty swell accessories and stellar articulation. It doesn't get much better than this!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,693

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 9, 2011

It's Ten Numb!  He's taller than necessary, but he's got the white suit as seen in that one famous photograph.  He might even still be at Toys R Us, three years after his release. Is he worth it? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,692

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 8, 2011

It's Jarael from the Knights of the Old Republic comic book!  She was an online exclusive, and is still available.  Is she worth picking up?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,691

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Here's the second Savage Opress figure... and for the time being, I'm guessing, the last one until he gets new clothes.  It's good-- cloth bits, lightsaber, the works.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,690

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Ahhh, Coleman Trebor.  The original 2003 release is really good,  While not super-articulated, the pose, deco, and articulation combine to make a solid piece which looks great on your desk.  Read on!