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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,548

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 20, 2011

Hey kids, it's Grizz Frix!  Few pilots get a lot of fan requests, but after Wedge it seemed Grizz got a little attention from fans, and earlier this year we got him in stores.  Is he worth it?  Read on!

Sandtroopers.com Reveals Mail-Away Prototype Boba Fett

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 18, 2011

We have good news and bad news.  The good news?   Sandtroopers.com revealed the all-white prototype armor Boba Fett figure in full, both carded and loose.  The bad news?  It doesn't have the grapple hook rocket like the image from Toy Fair's slide show implied. Rather, it's a reworked Animated Boba Fett from 2007. See more on their site.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,546

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Check out the best black Clone Pilot so far!  This Wal-Mart exclusive didn't fare so well, but it's a great toy.  Do you still want one? Read on and find out if you should track him down!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,545

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Arguably the best version yet, this Plo Koon comes packaged with a vehicle and has-- get ready for it-- knee joints!  That's what matters here.  Should you get this one, even if it's the second or third one in your collection?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,544

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 16, 2011

One of the cool things about the Star Tours line was the addition of "cast members" like this Jedi Master.  It's just some dude made out of Agen Kolar parts with a new head, making it an ideal theme park exclusive.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,543

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 13, 2011

Hey, it's the 2004 Y-Wing Pilot from the Toys "R" Us exclusive Y-Wing Fighter!  It can sit just fine, and it's a great figure to put in a vehicle... but it's not very impressive by modern standards.  Or the standards of 2004... or 1998.  Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,542

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 12, 2011

Hey kids, it's a Clone Trooper!  You love those, especially with wacky graphics on their chests.  This one is particularly neat-- so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,541

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Our little Ahsoka is growing up!  Which means adulthood and either some form of death or exile is just around the corner.  This new action figure takes the new, older version of the character and makes a darned good toy out of her. Read on!

Long-Rumored New Tauntaun Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Long alluded to by Hasbro via their Q&A sessions, this new Tauntaun test shot can be seen at Sandtroopers.com in their forums.  Presumably this is something that will be revealed at (or even released by) Comic-Con this July, but the actual fate of this item is presently unknown. Be sure to take a look, and post your thoughts below!

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Sandtroopers.com Reveals First Look at Vintage B-Wing Kmart Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

If you collected vehicles from the 1978-1985 era of Star Wars toys, you no doubt recall some gorgeous photography on the boxes.  Not being one to miss a good opportunity, Hasbro (by way of the great Sandtroopers.com) seems to be giving Kmart an exclusive Vintage B-Wing!  Read on for more.

 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,540

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

He appeared in tons of comics, and in 2010 Hasbro finally gave Tholme his own action figure... that you likely didn't see at retail more than once or twice.  He comes with a swell cane and exception sculpting, so should you get him before he gets too expensive?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,539

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 9, 2011

This new wave of The Clone Wars is just hitting, and I couldn't wait to write about Eeth Koth.  Based on the rarely-seen Jedi Master from The Phantom Menace, this animated figure has an excellent design which makes a good toy and a nice collectible. Want to know more?  Read on!

Hasbro Clone Wars Wave 9 Action Figures Hitting Now

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, May 7, 2011

The figures of Star Wars Clone Wars Wave 9 are hitting stores now, as I have just seen the wave at a Glendale, AZ area Toys "R" Us.  Also, select online stores have received and shipped orders as well, so this might be a good time to go hunting for the new guys.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,538

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 6, 2011

If you like clones,  you probably can't get enough of the buggers.  So take a look at this Special Ops Clone Trooper from earlier this year, an exclusive at Target stores.  The head is new, the deco is unique, and he ain't half bad.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,537

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 5, 2011

This Cloud City Wing Guard is also known as Utris M'Toc, best known from stills and not the actual movie.  Ah well.  So do you need this character from The Empire Strikes Back if you can find it?  Read on!