As the ramp up to the release of The Phantom Menace 3D nears, so are retailers stocking their shelves with collectibles of interest that may or may not interest you. ToysRUs stores are offering a Darth Maul USB Drive that's exclusive them featuring the hooded Sith Lord in his cross armed stance. The drive has a 2GB capacity and retails for $14.99.
Target adds another Star Wars Episode I 3D feature endcap in addition to the aisle display they already have up. Let's hope the new merchandise starts flowing in soon!
Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new preorders as well as some cool new arrivals.We just wanted to start this newsletter out with a friendly reminder that many new Star Wars items will be going live next week. There are new waves of Vintage Star Wars, Clone Wars, Movie Legends, Battle Packs, Vehicles, Lightsabers, Fighter Pods, Star Wars Transformers, Titanium Vehicles, Helmets and Blasters, so take a peek at the new listings at the link and get your pre-orders in on your favorites.
TJ Maxx stores have stock of "overstock" TVC Wave 4 Attack of the Clones for a mere $4.99 each. If you're still looking for these, you may want to hit your local Maxx to score a good deal. Happy Hunting!
Gentle Giant has updated with edition sizes for the following Star Wars product releases:
Here's a better look at the FREE LEGO poster you receive when pre-ordering the new 2012 LEGO sets from Shop.LEGO.com. The 2 sided poster features the LEGO version of the Death Star Trench run on one side and a gallery of the 2012 LEGO mini figures on the other. The offer ends at 4 pm EST on January 26th.
Jedi Temple Archives has posted some sample boxed shots of the next upcoming BIG Vehicle, The Trade Federation MTT Droid Carrier. As previously reported, the ship will come with 20 Battle Droids (4 fully articulated, 16 pre-posed) and electronic sounds and play features.
Sideshow has posted up more photos to their Sixth Scale STAP and Battle Droid Gallery which will be going up for pre-order on Thursday January 26th between 2-3 PM PT. The set retails for $174.99.
ToysRUs is putting out merchandise early prior to the January 30th street date and their pending Feature Shop. We found their exclusive Podracer Pilots ($26.99) and Vintage Class II Attack Vehicles ($31.99) in their Scottsdale, AZ store. They've also put out The Vintage Collection TPM Wave, Movie Heroes and Clone Wars Wave 1, and Fighter Pods. Happy Hunting!
JediNews.co.uk revealed not one, but three previously unseen but rumored/hinted at figures. Two are from the Expanded Universe, and one is an unexpected remake of a 1984 Kenner figure. Wow!
The MTT has been confirmed via a Hasbro product catalog spotted at the U.K. Toy Fair! The vehicle reportedly will include 20 Battle Droids with only 4 articulated while the others are relegated to being setpiece pre-posed accessories.
I guess there will be a home for those new folding Battle Droids after all. There's always a level of suspense around Toy Fair time on what the next BMF Vehicle will be. Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have a lead that it will be none other than the Episode I MTT (Multi Troop Transport)!
On January 30th all the stores on your toy runs will have the new stock of Star Wars figures from Hasbro. From Vintage to Movie Heroes to Clone Wars, Hasbro has figures, battle packs, fleet vehicles, and more ready to be released. But across the country, mostly at Wal Mart, toys have been spotted early.