Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,604

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 8, 2011

It's new!  So new, it just hit a few days ago.  The Imperial Navy Commando Officer is sort of a Stormtrooper, but not.  He has a unique helmet and pauldron, plus a really good holster.  What more do you need to know?  Read on!

Q&A: Back To Questions, Answers, and Post-SDCC Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 7, 2011

OK, we're back to normal for Q&A! What's up with Comic-Con Announcements? Well, let's look at several. And what's the deal with MMO figures? We'll look at that too. And do we have some Wedge news? Sort of! Read on, and ask your questions for the next column!

Toys R Us Figure Sale: 2 for $10.99

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 7, 2011

Heads up: Toys R Us is running a 2 for $10.99 sale on Captain America, Iron Man, G.I. Joe, Marvel Universe, Star Wars, Thor, and Spider-Man 3 3/4-inch action figures.  If history is any indication, "Vintage" will be excepted from this offer-- check your store for disappointment in TRU's not detail-driven marketing department and a lack of understanding of what "all" means details.

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New Third Party Action Figure: Warlordarian

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 6, 2011

On the heels of iGear, FansProject, and other "third-party" toymakers comes Toys de Force, who emailed us to inform us of their next release-- the Warlordarian.  This super-articulated 3 3/4-inch figure looks a lot like the Mandalorians from the Knights of the Old Republic comic books.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,603

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 5, 2011

We wind this week down with Kit Fisto, the much-improved 2010 edition of the figure from The Clone Wars.  If you like a good figure, this is one to add to your shopping list.  Plus he has two lightsabers!  Can you beat that?  Read on!

Ad: New Clone Wars Arrive, Star Wars Pre-Orders, plus ThunderCats Sale at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ad: New Star Wars arrivals from Hasbro! Several new Star Wars toys are available right now. In the past 24 hours Entertainment Earth has received 3 brand-new waves of The Clone Wars with Savage Opress and Seripas as well as numerous other thrilling pre-orders like the new Mandalorian Assault Transport Vehicle-- and it that weren't enough, a ThunderCats Sale is running through the weekend! Click through for pricing, pictures, and availability.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,602

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 4, 2011

It's Captain Rex as he appears on Orto Plutonia! Thankfully Hasbro repackaged him a few times, but is he worth tracking down?  Should you be happy with the normal release?  Read on!

First Look: Star Wars Toys R Us Exclusive Force Unleashed Sith, Troopers

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 3, 2011

In addition to the Delta Squad set (and the Vintage Y-Wing, a couple of smaller vehicles, the Stealth Operations Clone Trooper, and a few other items) Toys R Us just started stocking the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Sith & Imperial Troopers. 4 of the 5 figures appear to be new sculpts, and it's pretty good for $39.99.

Click through for a few images and impressions, after the break.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,601

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 3, 2011

It's the brand-new Scorch!  This is the new 2011 one sold at Comic-Con and it should be in Toys R Us retail stores very soon.  So obviously, if you missed these guys before you're interested-- but is it worth the $40-$50 asking price to upgrade your existing Delta Squad?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,600

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 3, 2011

We turn 1600 today!  We celebrate with a look at one of our favorite new figures, the ARC Trooper Commander which is, obviously, heavily inspired by Clone Fordo.  He has enough gear for two distinctive looks, so is he worth the gas or shipping costs?  Read on, and thanks for your support!

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!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,599

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 1, 2011

It's the new General Grievous packaged with the new Attack Cycle!  It's similar to one that came out in 2010, but it's less likely to fall apart--a big, big plus.  So should you get one?  Read on!

Q&A: Fan's Choice Metrics 2011, Part 2

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 31, 2011

It's that time again!  Fan's Choice Metrics is back with round 2.  This week, we look at the ToyFare and Wizard "Fan's Choice" contests run by Hasbro in conjunction with fan sites and those publications.  Just how many of the figures did we really end up getting?  Read on!

Toy Aurebesh Translated: Star Wars Clone Blaster

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 31, 2011

More translations!  This new Hasbro Clone Trooper blaster was shown at Comic-Con with a lot of words on its body-- but what do they mean?  The top row is "CC-2224," and that's Clone Commander Cody's identification number.  The bottom is "Republic."  Exciting!

Back To School Re-Sets, Back To Hunting

By Mike — Saturday, July 30, 2011

The time around Comic-Con traditionally provides a window of opportunity for new stuff to hit the shelves as brick and mortar stores re-set for back to school.  After experiencing shelves seemingly doldrumed with old merchandise, the hunt is once again on.