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.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,551

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 25, 2011

It's the newish Weequay Skiff Master!  It's one of the few new Return of the Jedi figures showing up.  Go get one!  Want to know why?  Read on!

eBay Auction Confirms New Y-Wing in Vintage Return of the Jedi Box

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Update: A round, silver embossed Toys R Us exclusive sticker can be seen in one of the auction images.  

A new Y-Wing Fighter has been confirmed by eBay, or at least, a convincing packaging mock-up has surfaced in Australia.  Following the Kmart exclusive B-Wing Fighter, it seems this is a tweaked version of the 1983 toy yet again, with some important upgrades.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,550

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 24, 2011

What would Boba Fett look like with his helmet off?  A lot like Jeremoch Colton, actually.  This figure was available briefly in 2009 and then went away-- did you get one?  If not, read on!

Ad: Last Day for Star Wars Hasbro Action Figure Sale at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Ad: Final hours! The Hasbro Action Figure Sale at Entertainment is almost over! Today only, you can buy 1 in-stock Hasbro action figure, case, or set and get a 2nd for 40% off! Mix and match between themes and select from nearly 300 awesome products including Star Wars exclusive and vintage action figures! This is the best time to get the Comic Packs and Vintage Figures you may have missed Click here for a complete list and read on for more!