More Kmart, Sears Closures for 2017

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Business Insider has another round of Kmart and Sears closures - 150 stops are now slated to be closed.  Click here to see if yours is on the list.

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,328: Scarif Stormtrooper (The Black Series 3 3/4-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Walmart's exclusive 3 3/4-inch Scarif Stormtrooper is pretty good.  I've seen quite a few around in the last couple of days, and that means - I assume - there's an ample supply.  It has thigh swivels, a cool blaster, and some excellent battle damage - did you get yours yet, and should you buy a bunch?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,327: Sergeant Jyn Erso (The Black Series 3 3/4-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This Sergeant Jyn Erso is pretty cool - Walmart's 3 3/4-inch super-articulated figure actually has a slightly different costume than the non-exclusive version.  There's a missing jacket under her vest - this is one of the many costume changes in Rogue One.   If you're on the fence about this figure, don't be - she's got a lot of articulation, a sniper rifle, and a unique costume - read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,326: Jyn Erso (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 2, 2017

Currently exclusive to Kmart, Jyn Erso has not only an exclusive base, but an exclusive figure with unique accessories.  You won't find this costume anywhere else at this scale just yet, and there's no companion figure just yet.  Is it worth tracking down one of the twelve remaining Kmarts to find this figure?  Read on!

Rumor Time: 4K Star Wars for Theatrical Rerelease?

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 1, 2017

If it's true, 2017 is looking up already!  As a possibly 40th Anniversary present, check out this article: "4K Theatrical Restoration of the True Original “Star Wars” possible for 2017."  A choice quote:

"According to recent comments made by Rogue One director Gareth Edwards, a 4K restoration of Star Wars Episode IV “A New Hope” does indeed exist and now the only real question is whether or not the cleaned up and sharpened version of the movie will be hitting the big screen once again."

Q&A: Bongo Fury, Star Wars Merchandising, and Rogue One Threevisited

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 1, 2017

This week in Q&A - The Gungan Bongo Sub! Who wants to be disappointed? Star Wars Merchandising! Is Disney losing money by not doing more? Maybe, but there's a bigger picture here. And Rogue One - what else might be fun?

And send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Ad: Rogue One Wave 3 Star Wars Action Figures IN STOCK at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, December 31, 2016

Star Wars Rogue One 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Wave 3 Set Ad: You probably haven't seen them in the wild, so get Bodhi Rook, Grand Admiral Thrawn, the Scarif Stormtrooper, a Death Trooper, Jyn Erso in Disguise, and Princess Leia in Star Wars Rogue One 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Wave 3 Set at Entertainment Earth! They're in stock now and the set qualifies for free shipping.

Final List of Kmart, Sears Closures for 2016

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 30, 2016

Former retail giants Kmart and Sears have been finding their customer base becoming more selective, as some major cities have closed a store or three per year until all that is left is one or two stores to serve a couple million people.   This week, Business Insider posts Sears and Kmart are closing more stores - see if your store is on the list. (Mine wasn't.)   With only a handful of stores remaining, exclusives are tougher to come by and it's less frequently a stop on a typical toy tun for many of us. 

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Ad: Save Up to 95% at Entertainment Earth's Year-End Clearance Sale

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 29, 2016

 

Ad: It's that time! The Entertainment Earth Year-End Clearance Sale is on now, with items up to 95% off. You can get items as little as $1! Star Wars, Hasbro, Batman, KISS, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek, and much ore are up for grabs. Over 1,000 items, in fact - hurry, and get free shipping in the USA on select items!

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,325: Director Krennic (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 29, 2016

Hey kids, it's Director Krennic!  The 6-inch figure has a cool gun, a nice cape, and a surprisingly good sculpt.   He's also showing up a lot more lately - you might find this one in stores now!  Read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,324: 501st Legion Clone Trooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 28, 2016

This 6-inch 501st Legion Clone Trooper is in a gift set at Entertainment Earth right now!  It's pretty amazing - the damage deco is some of Hasbro's best, and the blue markings are indeed blue.   Read on for more!

RIP Carrie Fisher 1956 - 2016

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Sources are reporting that following a heart attack, Carrie Fisher is dead at 60.  Entertainment Weekly has a full story.

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,323: C-3PO (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 27, 2016

This 6-inch C-3PO just hit this year, sporting a red arm from The Force Awakens.  There are two flavors of cherry arms - this is the brighter of the two.  There's one with two golden arms exclusive to Walgreens, hitting wider distribution as I type this.   Have you found yours yet?   Should you get this one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,322: Scarif Stormtrooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 26, 2016

Walmart's 6-inch Scarif Stormtrooper is a lot like its exclusive 3 3/4-inch version.  Heck, it seems if you need one, Walmart.com still has a few.     It's a nice figure, with good deco, and you probably wish you could get more of it.  Such is the state of army builders in the Disney era.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vehicle Opportunities, Italy, and Super Articulation Again

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 25, 2016

This week in Q&A - The Lost Vehicles of Rogue One - why aren't there more toys? Also Italian Exclusives - first our arctic circle candy, now Republic Troopers. And 3 3/4-inch super articulated figures. Who doesn't enjoy a few of those?

And send in your questions for next week. Read on!