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Figure of the Day: Day 1,340

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Hey kids, it's the brand-new (as of this week [or last month]) General Grievous!  He has swappable heads, arms you can rip off, and even hackable legs.  Unfortunately, his plastic is a little soft.  Is he worth tracking down?   Read on!

Target Resets...Finally

By Mike — Monday, August 2, 2010

A few Target stores are beginning their resets for Back to School and that includes finally putting out some new Star Wars merchandise. The store in Chandler Village, Arizona rolled out their merch with Clone Wars and Saga Legend pricepoints at $6.99 and Vintage at $7.99 (AT-AT was $99.99)  Also on the shelves are the new Hoth Assault and Clone Troopers & Droids Battle Packs. Happy Hunting Hunters. Now's the time for the late night runs and burning that gas! Whoohooo!!

Clone Wars Wave 5 OUT

By Mike — Monday, August 2, 2010

The latest wave of new blue card Clone Wars action figures have been found by Mickey Gunslinger at a Walmart in Albuquerque (we guess Mickey must have taken that left turn!) The new figures include CW20 Mace Windu with battle damage Jango helmet, CW22 Battle Droid Commander, and CW24 Jungle Camo ARF Trooper.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,339

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 2, 2010

Hey kids, it's Coleman Trebor!  This retooled version of the dinosaur-like Jedi Knight may still be at a Target near you, and at full price.  Is he worth the purchase?  Read on!

TIE Bomber 2010 Remix, All New Features

By Adam May — Monday, August 2, 2010

Shaking off the post-Comic-Con whiplash/hangover the lads over at Sandtroopers.com slap up one more new piece to blow our socks off. The 2010 TIE Bomber from Hasbro's Vintage Collection has more new features than expected. (Turn a dial at the back to drop missiles?) Who would have ever thought that would happen (and work)? There's also the modern convenience of having an ejecting TIE Pilot.

Original Sculpt: Jabba the Hutt, 2010 Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 1, 2010

Your pal and mine David Silva just updated his site Creative Beast with his work on the original sculpt for the just-released Jabba the Hutt!  Wow!  Check it out, won't you?  Be sure to see all his amazing work, including McFarlane Toys figures and dinosaur sculptures!

Review: Jabba the Hutt Wal-Mart Star Wars Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 1, 2010

Another in a series of hastily-written Star Wars toy impressions!  This time, Wal-Mart's exclusive Jabba the Hutt!  We reveal secrets, and you get to see Oola's shirt off.  Read on!

Wal-Mart Jabba the Hutt Out, $34.97

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 1, 2010

We located one Jabba the Hutt with Oola Action Figure set at Wal-Mart in Phoenix, Arizona this afternoon.  It it exclusive to the chain, and for those keeping track it was $34.97.  It is worth noting that the pipe and bowl are retooled and do not include Jabba's creature snacks, so you may wish to hold on to the 2004 model's accessories.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,338

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 30, 2010

Hey kids, it's the Dark Trooper!  This awesome figure appears in a more primitive, more stabby incarnation.  It's a shared exclusive between Toys "R" Us and online accounts... but that doesn't mean you're likely to see one in your travels.  Is he worth putting in some effort to find?  Read on!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,337

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 29, 2010

This is one Star Wars figure a lot of fans missed.  Tarados Gon was one of the last figures on the "blue" Legacy Collection packaging, and he came with an HK-47 part.  If you missed him, should you fix that mistake?  Read on!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,336

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Star of stage, screen, and podcasts, Yoda is all things to all Star Wars fans.  Heck, he's even a great podcaster.  This 2009 Clone Wars action figure is loaded with articulation, but should you add him to your massive pile of Yoda toys?  Read on!

Kmart Exclusive Hasbro Jodo Kast Action Figure Surfacing

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Star Wars Kmart exclusive action figure Jodo Kast is starting to hit Kmarts according to your emails!  The prices are said to be $8.49 or $8.99 depending on location. We have not personally found the toy but enough are surfacing for us to say happy hunting!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,335

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Hey kids, it's the Gungan Warrior! This one has the best sculpt Hasbro has ever done of the character... but the paint, not so hot.  It's a solid item, and if given the chance, should you buy a ton of them?  (Yes.)  Read on anyway!

Some SDCC Hasbro Exclusives on HasbroToyShop.com Now

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 26, 2010

Did you make it to San Diego last weekend to wait in a line to get some figures?  If not, HasbroToyShop.com has some of their items in stock right now, including Darth Maul vs. Owen Lars.   If you're looking for some figures, don't wait and order your goodies quickly

Q&A: Post-SDCC Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 25, 2010

Hey kids, and welcome to the first Q&A on this exciting new template.  Speaking of templates, I don't have one, so I'm fudging this one for our first installment.   Anyway, let's look into Millennium Falcon variations, vintage Vintage figures at Toys "R" Us' web site, figures you can't find and feel compelled to keep asking about, and much more.   How much more?  So much more.