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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,442

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 23, 2010

Is this Darth Maul the best so far?  Maybe!  It's certainly the best at sitting, and it's easily the best toy one so far.  There's still room for improvement, but this 1999 release is so good, Hasbro still has it in circulation today.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,441

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 22, 2010

If you like black repaints, and evidence says you do, this Omega Squad Commando figure is just the thing for you.  Based largely on the Boss design, he's black now... with no real color other than some silvers and greys.  Fancy!  Need it?  Yes.  Read on!

Ad: Star Wars Vintage Wave 5 at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 22, 2010

UPDATE: URL Corrected Ad: Vintage continues with the Star Wars Action Figures Vintage Wave 5 Case!   New figures include Luke, Han, a Stormtrooper, and  a few others spanning the saga. Pre-orders are expected to ship in early 2011, click through for pricing and the assortment!

Image Bank: SL19 501st Legion Trooper

By Mike — Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Vader's crack unit gets repacked again for Saga Legends 2010 after being released for The 30th Anniversary Collection Saga Legends assortment from 2007. Again, the body of the ROTS super-articulated Clone Trooper (III-41) from 2005 is used and applied with the distinct markings of the 501st Legion. Win all around.

Image Bank: SL18 Chewbacca

By Mike — Tuesday, December 21, 2010

While the head sculpt is "New Hope" Chewie, being originally released as part of the 2005 Early Bird Kit promotion, Hasbro spattered some slightly distinguishing paint apps for the Hoth treatment. The body itself, with its awesome sculpt and mostly masterfully hidden articulation, not to mention the almost perfect scale, originated from VOTC Chewie in 2004. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Just repaint it. It certainly applies here.

Image Bank: SL17 C-3PO

By Mike — Tuesday, December 21, 2010

SL17 C-3PO is a repack of The Saga Collection release from 2006 featuring the golden deity on his Ewok throne. The vac metal is quite striking and perhaps too clean on this figure, but the overall result is good and true to that particular scene from Return of the Jedi. Would an Ewok fire spit Han and Luke be too much too ask from Hasbro? Probably.

Image Bank: SL12 Obi-Wan Kenobi

By Mike — Monday, December 20, 2010

Hasbro corrected the first release of SL12 Obi-Wan Kenobi, the AOTC "you don't want to sell me death sticks" version from Saga 2003, to the intended and represented, not to mention much better done, TAC iteration from 2008. How do mix ups like these happen at the factory? We can only guess, but Hasbro may need to go home and rethink their life...err...quality control.

Image Bank: SL16 Clone Trooper

By Mike — Monday, December 20, 2010

Speaking of the white ROTS Clone Trooper from 2005, here he is next as SL16! This particular mold has been used a few times, including the ROTS Commander Gree and exclusive Covert Ops Clone Trooper

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,439

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 20, 2010

Another shipment of these exclusive figures showed up, so it's time to showcase/plug another one with Deliah Blue, the Zeltron lady from the Legacy comic series.  How is this red-skinned space babe?  Read on!

Image Bank: SL15 Shock Trooper

By Mike — Sunday, December 19, 2010

A repaint of the original white super-articulated Revenge of the Sith Clone Trooper from 2005 for the ROTS Skirmish in the Senate Battlepack, this Shock Trooper has seen many lives as either a Saga Legends or Battlepack repack. Still, the sculpt is good and the deco is appealing, therefore, he's still a decent army builder to beef up Palpatine's goon squad.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,438

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 17, 2010

Hey, it's a Bonus Pit Droid!  Back in 2001, these thinks were basically the bigfoot of action figures-- you've never seen them, and you never will.  In 2007, Hasbro reissued them and now you can get them cheap-- that's life!   So is it worth getting these legends?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,437

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 16, 2010

Hey kids, it's BG-J38, another one of Jabba's gambling companions!  Basically.  This Return of the Jedi robot was rarely seen in the movie, and also rarely seen at retail.  Is it worth putting one together?  Read on!

HasbroToyShop: FREE Boba Fett Blaster

By Mike — Thursday, December 16, 2010

HasbroToyShop's Deal of the Day for today is a FREE Boba Fett Blaster with the purchase of a Boba Fett Electronic Helmet. You also get FREE Shipping with no minimum. Click here to order yours!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,436

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Just how many different Battle Droid figures can Hasbro give us?  TONS.   This one uses the new body mold, but paints it differently giving you yet another unique configuration of the ubiquitous robots.   Any good?  Yes.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,435

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The latest version of Padme to make the rounds on a basic card was this 2009 Queen Amidala from the Legacy range.  It's not bad-- she can't sit, but she looks pretty great!  Read on!