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Image Bank: VC65 TIE Fighter Pilot (Revenge)

By Mike — Sunday, January 1, 2012

This TIE Pilot figure was first released in the Evolutions set from 2008 and has been re-issued several times since. For carded collectors, this means collecting both the Revenge and Return variants and you gotta appreciate the retro Kenner beauty of both. 

Happy New Year!

By Mike — Saturday, December 31, 2011

Team Galactic Hunter wishes you and yours a Happy, Safe, and Prosperous New Year! We're looking forward to all the new stuff coming up as the Star Wars franchise continues to grow and evolve with The Clone Wars series and 3D re-releases. Look for our Toy Fair coverage in February as Hasbro further unveils what they have planned in 2012 and beyond. Will The Vintage Collection continue? What's the next marquee vehicle?

Image Bank: VC28 Wedge Antilles

By Mike — Saturday, December 31, 2011

A holdover from 2010, Wedge trickled in limited quantities over the summer and demanded a higher premium before Hasbro made him a little more readily available in later assortments in the fall and promises to re-issue him again in 2012. Hasbro utilizes X-wing Luke's body from 2006 along with that figure's hole for a lightsaber hilt. It's a decent head likeness of Red 2 that deserves a spot in your collection...if you can find him. 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,708

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 30, 2011

Oh Todo 360. We first heard about him from an early figure listing which didn't come to include him-- but we got him later, and he's pretty cool. (Only his head moves, though.)  Should you bring the Seth Green robot home? Read on!

Hasbro Fighter Pods: Micro Heroes, Mega Battles

By Mike — Friday, December 30, 2011

First previewed at New York Comic-Con, Hasbro launches their new micro sized Fighter Pods figurine page. With over 100 Fighter Pods figures from all six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series, you can collect an entire galaxy of your favorite characters!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,707

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 29, 2011

Another Geonosian Warrior came out with the new version of Delta Squad, which may be in stock at a Toys R Us near you. Go buy it.  But is this figure worth it?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,706

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Today let's look at the animated incarnation of Ki-Adi-Mundi, a Jedi with a pretty surprisingly large amount of action figures behind him.  Is this incarnation worth it?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,705

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 27, 2011

It says "Hasbro" on the box, but this Star Tours Yoda is more of an abomination.  It's ugly, and there are three variations of it involving lightsaber and skin coloring.  Should you get it? (No.) Read on!

Walmart Exclusive Star Wars Markdowns: YMMV

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 26, 2011

Tis the season for randomly marked-down products!  Walmart has marked down their Ultimate Gift Sets for Star Wars as well as Transformers and Beyblade, but prices vary by store-- the $30 sets were as little as $15 in my neighborhood, which is a steal given you get 5 figures in the set.

 

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!