Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,559

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 6, 2011

One of the best repaints out if Hasbro's Original Trilogy Collection line were the Jawas.  The 1997 2-pack got a fresh coat of paint in 2004, and it looked fantastic.  The packaging was great, too!  Does it hold up to more modern sculpts?  Read on!

Q&A: Too Many Toys, Re-Menacing Phantoms, More Demand Issues

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 5, 2011

This week: Will we get sexy Kotobukiya statues of Star Wars characters? Is Hasbro trying to kill us with too many toys every year? And what do 3D reissues mean for toys as we move forward? All this and much more in this week's thrilling Q&A!

EW.com Previews Xbox 360 Kinect Star Wars (Not Clone Wars) Game

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 5, 2011

Over on EW.com is a preview for the new Kinect Star Wars game coming to E3 this week.  Remember the buzz of a Clone Wars game?  Apparently they decided to tackle more than just the show.  Click through for a video sizzle and brief article.

LEGO Star Wars Hoth Echo Base A-Comin'

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 5, 2011

Would you believe... Bacta Luke in LEGO? I wouldn't, but I was directed to this page on LEGO.de showcasing LEGO 7879, the Hoth Echo Base.  It's impressive, includes 2-1B, and is loaded with stuff.  You'll want to see it, so go see it.

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Hasbro Star Wars Wave 7 Vintage Shipping Now, 8 Delayed until October

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hasbro's wildly popular Wave 7 of The Vintage Collection is shipping to (and from) online stores like Entertainment Earth and Big Bad Toy Store today, so if you pre-ordered, check your order status.  (They should be hitting stores shortly.)  Last week @EntEarth on Twitter (which is me) confirmed wave 8 and wave 8 revision 1 of TVC have been delayed until October, but pre-orders are open now.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,558

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 3, 2011

Don't feel blue, because Aayla Secura is here!  She's about as good as it gets for movie versions of the character... the cartoon one is probably the best so far, though.  So how about this one from 2005?  Read on!

Star Wars Celebration VI Date, Venue, Pricing Announced

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 2, 2011

StarWarsCelebration.com said it best:

"After the impressive (most impressive) success of last year’s Empire-themed Star Wars Celebration V, we are thrilled to announce that the biggest party this side of the galaxy, Star Wars Celebration VI is setting down August 23-26, 2012 back at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida!"

More details after the jump.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,557

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 2, 2011

It's R5-P9!  After years of waiting, you can finally get Ekelarc Yong's Astromech Droid.  Who the hell is Ekelarc Yong?  Well, that's the big question.  But here's his robot!  Aren't you excited?  Probably not, but it's a nice looking robot.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,556

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 1, 2011

While I listen to this awesome cover of "Tricky" as done by Knodel, you can read about the Battle Droid Commander.  It has some of the best deco ever applied to this mold, but it's still the same friggin' mold for the bazillionth time.  Is it worth it?  Read on!

Star Wars Vintage Collection Wedge Variant Discovered

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 31, 2011

You thought that all you had to do was to track down one of the presently extremely scarce just-released Wedge Antilles figures?  Well, you're wrong.  Hasbro now has a package variant to be on the watch for, and you can read more about Hasbro salting your wounds at Yakface.com for the full story.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,555

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Summer is basically here, so let's look at the hottest figure of 2003 with the Clone Trooper.  This was the one that basically spawned everything about what's right and wrong with the figures today-- lots of articulation, but he was also really tough to get.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,554

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 30, 2011

While this Battle Droid is labeled a driver for the AAT, it looks like he's ready for jungle combat.  It's basically the same mold you've been used to, but different.  Is it worth getting?  Read on!

Q&A: More Vintage, More Movie Stuff, and Your Kids

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 29, 2011

Where are the missing Clone Wars figures from last summer? What's going on with the new Vintage 3-packs at Target? And how are we going to show the kids these movies when the time comes? All this and more in this week's Q&A!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,553

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 27, 2011

Dating back from 2003, which was the last time we really saw buttons as a physical sculpted piece on most of our 3 3/4-inch figures, this Han Solo had a unique pose and a lot of gear-- and multiple repaints!  Should you grab one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,552

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 26, 2011

Here's one for the shorties.  And by that, I mean the Tusken Raider Child is short.  This tiny-- but still articulated-- figure came packaged with his mom for just five bucks in 2002, which, even for the time, was quite the bargain. Good luck on finding that today!  Read on for more on this one.