Star Wars collectibles may be coming in a trickle, but the news is fast and furious, and on this week's Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie have a round-up of the hottest Star Wars toys and tchotkes. From iPhone cases to ice cube trays to SDCC exclusives, it's all on this week's podcast along with another UK report from Steve the Gingerprice from Collectormania 18!
It ain't perfect, but this just-released Vintage 2012 Grand Moff Tarkin is pretty good. This is a figure with great engineering and parts reuse, and unfortunate color and plastic choices. (He's shiny.) The cloth skirt doesn't look so bad in person, and the sculpt is exceptional. Want to know more? Read on, or watch the video after the jump! (It's short, but not too short.)
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With Savage in Jedi custody, Maul recuperates and plots his revenge in Death Sentence #3. In Knight Errant #4, Kerra Holt must prevent the Sith from finding a powerful relic. These titles and more for Dark Horse this September!
That's according to supervising director Dave Filoni during an interview for Entertainment Weekly. If what's previewed on the Clone Wars Season 5 trailer is a good snapshot of what's to come, we'll take him at his word!
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Love 'em or hate 'em, we haven't done 'em much. So today, Shae Vizla has not only your normal Figure of the Day feature, but also a bonus video review. How does this new figure fare? Was the gallery from a few days ago just not enough? Well, read on and check out even more on this fantastic new release!
Someone is quitting and considering selling their collection again. World's tiniest violin. What's the deal with the new Vintage paint variants? Well, we have some information. And what about those Star Tours Droid Factory Figures? Sucks to be us now, doesn't it? And TIE Fighter fun can be yours. Read on!
It's called a good problem for Disney but less than ideal for vacationing collectors. Dan Curto is at Disney Star Wars Weekends and reported some changes with the Droid Factory packaging and availability of parts.
It looks huge as it should be and now showing up in the Philippines (Mabuhay!). Jedi Temple Archives has a report with photos comparing the size of the box and what's inside the new Class III MTT (Multi Troop Transport).
Kotobukiya announces their next release for the popular ARTFX+ assortment and it's a definite must have: Darth Vader Return of Anakin Skywalker. The 1/10 scale ready to assemble snap-fit kit features multiple interchangeable arms to pose him in a variety of ways and swappable heads for a helmeted and unhelmeted look.
Some larger photos of the upcoming K-Mart exclusive AT-ST Scout Walker have been posted for pre-order at Toy Palace.
From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: This week sees a nice selection of vintage R2-D2 figures from Popy to Habert to Takara! Also, check out some of the price reductions on select vintage figures.
It's the new Captain Rex, which has exceptional deco and unexceptional articulation. Just get a look at the amazing painted detail, and then try not to cringe when you realize he has no wrist joints. Read on!