GHR hopes all of you are having an awesome Memorial Day weekend, enjoying a great long weekend and barbecue with the family, and honoring the brave who have served and presently serve this great nation of ours. There's a nice Target sale this week, and as we reported earlier, the B-Wings are cheap, but not for long. UPDATE: TRU also having a BOGO through June 2nd.
This print ad from 2007 features the first issue of the Sith Infiltrator for the exceptional 30th Anniversary Collection. The figure photography is by the late great Hasbro photographer Gianni Lopergolo.
With ToyFare out of publication and Tomart's missing in action from the newsstands for months now, Lee's Toy Review appears to be the only printed source for plastic news fix. Circulation is now quarterly with issue #220 out now with belated coverage and Vintage Collection figure photos from Toy Fair 2012.
From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The G.I. Joe: Retaliation Figures are now in stock! Make your own GI Joe movie with these awesome vehicles and figures in amazing 3-Dimensional reality. But seriously, why wait until March 2013?
The K-Mart exclusive Vintage Collection B-Wing Fighter is now priced to move for $15 (regularly $39.99) at K-Mart.com. Click here to order yours and choose the store pick up option to save on shipping!!
It's the 35th anniversary of Star Wars…nothing but STAR WARS! Which made GHR pause and think that the 30th Anniversary Collection was five years ago? Man, how time flies. Regular merchandise is showing up with more frequency, and so is older stuff at great close out discounts. Tuesday Morning was only an awesome tune from The Pogues until I recently found some Vintage Wave 9 for $5 each.
John from JP Aerospace Blog sent in this awesome photo of a Star Wars LEGO dogfight featuring an X-Wing and TIE Fighter from 97,000 feet into space with the aid of a balloon.
Here is a quick update from our sponsors at http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals, including an Ultimate Quarter Scale Jawa Figure Bank and a new X-Wing Miniatures Game.
Sideshow offers us short glimpses of the upcoming Mythos Boba Fett statue in production.
Just as we were wondering what happened to this Target exclusive, a Battle of Naboo Battle Pack packaged sample shows up on eBay with a whopping starting bid of $2000!
The seller is describing it as a prototype, but it does open up the possibility that we may see this on retail or discount shelves. Marshall's anyone?
From Gentle Giant: Get a jump start on the Memorial Weekend Festivities. Furniture stores and car dealerships aren't the only places offering spectacular deals this holiday weekend! We're proud to open our archives once again and make limited quantities of the following pieces available:
As we approach Memorial Day and the beginning of the summer season, the question on many collector's minds is when will new stuff start hitting and old merch clearanced out. With stores still carrying January stock, it's about time for a refresh.