Upsized Vinyl Cape Jawa to be Comic-Con 2011 Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Over at the Gentle Giant Blog, they revealed their next 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International exclusive: a giant Vinyl Caped Jawa!  Neato.  Guild member pre-orders are up now and for the rest of us... well, I'm crossing my fingers.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,571

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 22, 2011

After Hasbro gave us our first R3-A2, it was a little surprising to see them go back and try again-- but hey, it's way better! This build-a-droid was a wonderful release that, hopefully, you bought. Because it's great.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,570

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 21, 2011

If you love Tusken Raider figures, Hasbro decided to do you a solid by releasing a "red clan" in early 2007 so you can add a little something new and different to your collection. I like this idea.  So how did the "vintage" molded figure turn out?  Read on!

Clone Wars Season 3 DVD, Blu-Ray October 18

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 20, 2011

The official site has a story about The Clone Wars Complete Season 3 home video release, which means DVDs and Blu-Ray discs on October 18. Lots of deleted scenes.  It's going to be an expensive Fall, kids!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,569

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 20, 2011

This Shadow Trooper is supposed to be a Clone in bounty hunter disguise.  Not a very good one, as it looks pretty much like the Shadow Troopers of Utapau.  It's neat though-- as German exclusives that got dumped online go, it's nice enough.  Read on!

Q&A: Melting Paint, Playsets (Again), Sticker Stickiness, and More Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 19, 2011

Let's talk about Jocasta Nu some more. Because why not? And playsets too, this is stll a fresh topic. Aw heck, let's do it twice. And how do you deal with no-longer-sticky stickers? I actually have a solution for you that works and is cheap. I've also found a figure where the paint literally melted off-- good job, Hasbro! Find out which one was the culprit. So read on, because it's more fun than working!

Habsro Star Wars Vintage Y-Wing Hits Australia

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 19, 2011

One of the dangers for holding back product announcements for one or two times a year is that leaks are pretty likely-- especially when a "leak" is a full release of the product in another country!  MouseDroid.com reports that Toys R Us Australia already has the Y-Wing Fighter for AUS$69.99.  Hasbro has still yet to confirm this item for a US release, but odds are the USA will be seeing it in July or August.

LEGO Officially Announces 10221 Star Destroyer Executor Kit

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, June 18, 2011

So remember a few months ago when we posted a shot of a really big Executor toy that LEGO hadn't announced yet? Well, LEGO announced it with some high-res pics. So let's all pretend it's a surprise and read on! (Seriously, it looks cool.)

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,568

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 17, 2011

Before you bring the funk-- as I assume that's what you'll be doing if you aren't watching Super 8-- check out this Super Battle Droid.  It's part of a Battle Pack which is pretty easy to get, so if you're in the market for something new (to you) it might be worth a look.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,567

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 16, 2011

In 1991, we found out Han and Leia had kids.  In 2010, we got figures of them.  Jacen Solo was born with the big Star Wars comeback of the 1990s but didn't get a toy until he was both an adult, and if memory serves he was quite dead by the time the toy happened. (SPOILERS?

Official Site Adds New Clone Wars Season 4 Video

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 16, 2011

Looking to see something new for Star Wars on TV since the live-action show may be a ways off?  The Official Site added a preview video showcasing some new characters and situations from the upcoming fourth season of The Clone Wars show.  How is it?  Well, go look.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,566

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 15, 2011

If you like black repaints of the Scout Trooper, Hasbro has been really good to you over the past few years.  This Storm Commando is one of four repaints and/or remolds I can think of off the top of my head, exclusive to Wal-Mart last Spring. Should you care?  Read on!

Ad: Entertainment Earth Clearance Sale Starts Today

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Ad: It's your chance to save big!  Hundreds of items are on sale at the Entertainment Earth Blowout Sale, with tons of items up to 90% off.  Choose from 92 Star Wars items, 178 action figures, 81 comic books, 40 DC Comics items, and tons of Batman, Star Trek, LEGO, and so much more.  Click through for pricing and availability.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,565

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 14, 2011

While you start hunting for the new, just-relased Logray don't forget to bolster your Ewok armies with the likes of Kettch here.  He's a Wal-Mart exclusive and comes with amror!  How about that?  Get one. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,564

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 13, 2011

He's new!  It's Bom Vimdin which is apparently the current official spelling of this guy, who's a really cool Cantina alien that Hasbro absolutely smashed out of the park. Good things come to those who wait... 34 years.  Read on!