Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,397: Galen Erso (Rogue One)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 21, 2017

Let's look at Rogue One's Galen Erso, a figure you never saw in stores.  Maybe you ordered it online - if so, good on you.  You got a mouse droid, a zipline, and a blaster.   That ain't bad.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vinyl Figures, Wave 1 Syndrome, and Probe Droids (Prepare to be Probed)

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 20, 2017

This week in Q&A - Wave 1 Syndrome! It will never end. Bobbles and Licensing - what makes these things the way they are? And Vader's Pet Probot - is there significance to be read into the increasingly common pairing?

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

Discount HasCon Tickets Available on Groupon

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 20, 2017

3351 If you're in or near Rhode Island, you might be thinking about attending HasCon in September.  If you haven't bought your tickets, Groupon has greatly reduced prices right now.  Adult one-day passes are as low as $30 (formerly $60) and 3-day passes are as low as $85 (formerly $165.)  It's after Labor Day, but now we know there will be an exclusive Captain Rex joining numerous other Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, and potentially leftover exclusives from SDCC. 

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,396: Luke Skywalker (SDCC Landspeeder, The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Fresh from Comic-Con, this Landspeeder version of Luke Skywalker has a poncho, a hat, and that landspeeder.  It's cool!  It has a new head sculpt too.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,395: Rey (Jedi Training, The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 14, 2017

From The Last Jedi and also San Diego Comic-Con, this Rey (Jedi Training) action figure is sort of available now - HasbroToyShop doesn't seem to have it, but it's likely to be in stores next month or soon thereafter.   Read on!

Q&A: Small Star Wars Vehicles, Exclusives, and The Black Series

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 13, 2017

This week in Q&A - Small vehicles! Are they being put to rest again? Exclusives - no, this isn't a suggestion box. And Black Series - you probably knew the answer to this one already.

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

Ad: New Star Wars Action Figures at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,394: Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master, The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 9, 2017

You've been waiting a long time for it, so let's look at Comic-Con's Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master)!  The 6-inch figure includes a cloak, and also a Rey figure.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,393: Clone Commander Gree (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 7, 2017

In stores now, maybe, Clone Commander Gree (The Black Series) is cool. The colors aren't a perfect match to the movie or previous figures, but there are newly-tooled pieces and you want to be careful that the antenna doesn't fall out of his backpack.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vintage, More Vintage, and Classic Rarities

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 6, 2017

This week in Q&A - Return of Star Wars Vintage Packaging! I'm not as excited as I should be and I'm all kinds of not optimistic for its long-term health. More Vintage! Yeah. And what's good in the line?

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

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,392: Imperial Royal Guard (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Today: let's look at the not-common-enough Imperial Royal Guard (The Black Series) 6-inch action figure!  It's really cool - and the helmet isn't removable.  You do get armor under the robes, so custom Kir Kanos figures can't be far behind.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,391: R2-C2 (Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 31, 2017

Check out the R2-C2 (Droid Factory)! Disney's take on Ziro's droid has different glasses, a different drink spigot, and uses that build-a-droid mold.   Hasbro has one too as an Entertainment Earth Exclusive, and I'd say just get both - Ziro probably needs a lot of drinks.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Books, Droids, and Diorama Death

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 30, 2017

This week in Q&A - The Black Series! Do Legends have a future? The next action figure guide book - Disney, or not Disney? Also where do dioramas go to die? We're not sure, actually.

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

Get Captain Rex Early at HasCon

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 28, 2017

3349 The 6-inch The Black Series Captain Rex will be available early at HasCon!  And apparently you can also buy Headmaster Arcee, a Power Bank Optimus Prime, new Magic: The Gathering cards, and some other items that may or may not be shared or to be fully announced.  We shall see!   Click through to iO9 for more.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,390: R5-013 (Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The droid wars continue with R5-013!  This green robot has white stripes and is sold in a boxed set at Disney theme parks.  Read on!