The Vintage Collection

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. 

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. 

Target Exclusive Markdowns

By Mike — Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Following up on Adam's Wal-mart post, select Target stores have also begun marking down their Vintage Tauntaun and Landspeeder exclusives along with their exclusive Search For Lukeskywalker Battle Pack. A couple of stores in San Diego have them marked down to $17.48 (regularly $24.99). Happy Hunting!

NYCC: Hasbro Star Wars Presentation

By Mike — Tuesday, October 18, 2011

We have added the full New York Comic-Con Hasbro presentation for your viewing pleasure. Click here to visit our Image Bank!

NYCC: The HASBRO Star Wars Report - Partying Like It's 1999

By Mike — Sunday, October 16, 2011

(NEW YORK, NY) Are collectors ready to party like it's 1999? The Phantom Menace arrived with much hoopla and high, even unrealistic, expectations when it was released over 12 years ago and for many ushered in the era of CGI and Jar Jar hate. Will time and 3D be more forgiving towards Episode I?

NYCC: First Look at Walmart Wave and Movie Heroes

By Mike — Friday, October 14, 2011

Hasbro adds new goods in the booth after the presentation including the Walmart Discover The Force wave based themed with Episode I figures and comes with 3D glasses. Also added are the new Movie Heroes assortment that features characters from all movies, some with brand new sculpts and most with electronic action features. Check out these preview photos and come back for the all the photos added to our Image Bank! Enjoy!

NYCC: Carded Obi-Wan, Amidala, Quadrinaros

By Mike — Friday, October 14, 2011

There's a small update in the Hasbro booth this morning with carded Vintage Collection Amidala, Ben Quadrinaros, and the new Movie Heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi, which comes with a light up lightsaber and packaged in the new blue Maul packaging. Check back later today for more news and new stuff from the Hasbro panel!

NYCC: Hasbro Image Bank

By Mike — Thursday, October 13, 2011

We have uploaded tons in our Image Bank featuring large photos from the Hasbro Booth for your viewing pleasure. If you're a Phantom Menace, there's plenty coming up next year for the 3D re-release. If you're a fan of The Vintage Collection, it's also continuing for 2012.

 

NYCC: First Photos From The Hasbro Booth

By Mike — Thursday, October 13, 2011

New York Comic-Con is  underway and we've posted some highlight photos from the Hasbro booth. The Phantom Menace is clearly the main theme, with Podracers, a Podracer multipack, and not to mention the Darth Maul package branding prevalently on display. Vintage does continue with a new cardback paying homage to the classic Kenner 12 backs. There's something big under a black blanket that we can't wait for Hasbro to reveal later in the show.

Image Bank: VC51 Barriss Offee (Jedi Padawan)

By Mike — Monday, August 1, 2011

With a sculpted-soft goods cloak combo, this Barriss is an improvement over the pre-posed figure from 2003 with more articulation and a decent facial likeness. Check out all the detailed photos in our Image Bank!

SDCC Death Star Set Now At HasbroToyShop! SOLD OUT

By Mike — Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The SDCC exclusive Revenge of the Jedi Death Star set is now online at HasbroToyshop.com for $129.99 each. Click here to order yours before they're gone and enter coupon code COMIC2011 for 10% off.

Comic-Con: Revenge Death Star Set Sold Out. HTS Will Sell Tuesday

By Mike — Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Hasbro exclusive Revenge of the Jedi Death Star Figure set sold out, along with most of the popular Hasbro exclusives, late Saturday. Hasbro even sold the sample that they had displayed in their booth, giving credence to the low production quantities of this exclusive.

Comic-Con: Hasbro Photo Updates

By Mike — Saturday, July 23, 2011

Comic-Con: Hasbro Presentation

By Mike — Friday, July 22, 2011

Here is today's Hasbro Comic-Con presentation uploaded in our Image Bank. You can also view it in a Quicktime movie below. Enjoy!

Comic-Con: Hasbro's Proto Booth Reveals New Battle Droid, Mawhonic, Spider Assassin Droid

By Mike — Friday, July 22, 2011

Hasbro lead sculptor David Vennemeyer has a few things cooking in his kitchen and shared a few delicacies this afternoon in his portable workshop at the Hasbro booth, including an unpainted shot of what is shaping up to be a nicely articulated Mawhonic and the upcoming TRU exclusive Spider Assassin Droid and her "little babies. Last but certainly not least, that new and upcoming super articulated Battle Droid can be folded up to sit! Take a look!