This week: Battle Pack analysis-- is that a new figure I see? How do store exclusives work? Well, I'll tell you what I think I can get away with. And vintage numbering? Well... OK. All this and more await you, so read on!
Arriving ahead of schedule for about $99.99, the Death Star Trench Run is on some aisles today-- due to its massive size, the aisles I saw couldn't have more than one out at a time just yet. Set to be a part of the "Big Book," history tells us that a discount of some sort may follow. But should you wait?
Is it time to revisit pop-up dioramas as a cheap playset alternative? Eh. Sure. Shall we look at mail-in figures of Christmas future? And what to do if your new Vintage figures don't quite have the paint job you were hoping for? All this and more, just read on!
Got a Fry's Electronics nearby? They got some Hasbro surprises in this past week-- the 2009 edition of the Stormtrooper Commander and the 2008 Clone Trooper Senate Security are showing up, in star cases, at the chain for about $13. Good hunting!
In light of new toys shipping, the Blu-Ray bonanza, and everything else going on which may or may not involve a certain blonde star's backside on a cell phone, you no doubt forgot that the two-part season premiere of The Clone Wars aired on Cartoon Network earlier tonight.
The Star Wars Blu-Ray hit stores (and mailboxes) today, and as expected the complete Star Wars Holiday Special animated segment is included. If you ever wanted to see what was basically a backdoor pilot for Droids, it's here!
This is the new Saesee Tiin from The Clone Wars, which is a very good figure with a very cruddy jetpack.
Last year's Darth Vader was barely a new figure-- it's a tinkered revision of a figure mold that debuted in 2005. It's still really good though-- I almost wish the helmet was not removable, but that's my life. Read on!
After a sneak peek at Comic-Con in San Diego, pre-orders are now up for the Entertainment Earth Exclusive Princess Leia in Boushh Disguise Animated Maquette. It's a statue, scaled to the existing classic and Clone Wars animated maquettes made by the company over the past few years.
The case includes the following 12 action figures, including a few holdovers from Wave 7: