Toy Fair: And Now for the Soft, Cute, and Bobbly

By Mike — Monday, February 14, 2011

(NEW YORK, NY) If you like your collectibles soft, fuzzy, and cute, then you probably have a few or more pieces from Funko, Comic Images, and Underground Toys. We have added some photos to our Image Bank for you to check out!

Toy Fair: Uncle Milton Schools Kids and Collectors

By Adam May — Monday, February 14, 2011

(NEW YORK, NY)  Uncle Milton, the home of all things scientific and Star Wars, continues to bring kids and collectors innovative products as they teach us about the mysteries of a galaxy far, far away (and some stuff about this planet, too). Want to find out what's new? Read on, and learn, you will.

Ad: New Star Wars Vintage and Clone Wars Cases at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 14, 2011

Ad: New at Entertainment Earth are Vintage Star Wars action figure cases!  Choose from Wave 6 and Wave 7, each with exciting new figures just revealed this past weekend.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,479

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 14, 2011

So hey, it's Warok, in theory.  It looks a little like the vintage 1980s action figure, although the coloring is different from what we saw on the old Kenner cardback.  It seems like, for now, this is probably the only modern Warok we'll get-- is he worth it?  Read on!

Toy Fair: Kotobukiya's 1/10 Scale Reaches For The Cloud (City That Is)

By Mike — Monday, February 14, 2011

(NEW YORK, NY) For a few years now, Kotobukiya has been known for their magnificent PVC ArtFX statues that stunningly display Star Wars characters in stylized form. They introduced a 1/10 scale version in 2009 that features a tad more poseability in swappable parts, yet doesn't sacrifice on the detail.

 

Q&A: Comic Packs, Toy Fair, and Other Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 13, 2011

We've got more vintage packaging variants, some nice variants you'll never see, and, of course, some Toy Fair tirades at teh end in this week's Q&A! Read on, write in, and may the Force be with you!

Hasbro Toy Fair 2011 - Star Wars Really Is FOREVER!

By Adam May — Sunday, February 13, 2011

"The Force will be with you, always." No kidding! As we at Galactic Hunter begin coverage of our twelfth, respective, Hasbro event at Toy Fair, we are awestruck by the breadth of the modern line, as it continues to expand into its 16th year! [Some collectors have had children who couldn't even play with action figures graduate high school by now!]

Toy Fair: LEGO Has The Galaxy In Store for Fall

By Mike — Sunday, February 13, 2011

(NEW YORK, NY) LEGO held their annual Toy Fair media event this year and unveiled some great new sets slated for release this fall. The larger sets this year include an all-new Millennium Falcon and Republic Frigate. Fans of The Clone Wars mini-series can now also collect the first ever Savage Opress mini figure that is included with the new Sith Nightspeeder.

Toy Fair: LEGO Image Bank

By Mike — Sunday, February 13, 2011

Our Toy Fair coverage continues with photos from the LEGO press event this morning. A few awesome sets are slated for the fall including a Sith Nightspeeder with Savage Opress minifig, Republic Frigate, and Millennium Falcon. Guests were also given a limited edition LEGO Star Wars miniland boxed set of Han Solo and Chewbacca. These figures are the actual design and scale that will be displayed in the forthcoming LEGOLAND attraction. 

Hasbro Toy Fair 2011 - Collector Presentation PDF

By Adam May — Saturday, February 12, 2011

Hasbro put on their fancy duds today to show off their latest new and shiny goodies for 2011. Here's a PDF of the Power Point presentation for your perusal. The whole gang is here - including Bastilla Shan (not shown in the showroom) and the Mail-Away Prototype Empire Strikes Back Boba Fett. Enjoy, and let us know what you think of this year's starting line-up.

Video: Republic Attack Shuttle in Action

By Mike — Saturday, February 12, 2011

The upcoming Republic Attack Shuttle is this year's BIG ship featuring plenty of features in vehicle and battle mode. Check out this Hasbro Toy Fair showroom video demonstrating its many capabilities. The pricepoint is $79.99, includes a pack-in Clone, and is slated for release this fall. Enjoy!

Our First Wave Of Galactic Images!

By Adam May — Saturday, February 12, 2011

Our first wave of images from the Hasbro Toy Fair presentation are up and ready for your perusal. We have Jedi, an Ewok, and Sith Lords - oh my! (Look for the "next" link at the bottom to scroll through the pix and keep the fun rolling!) As always, feel free to comment. What do YOU think about this year's haul?

Toy Fair 2011 Official Images From Hasbro

By Adam May — Saturday, February 12, 2011

The official Toy Fair presentation images from Hasbro have been added to our Image Bank as we work through our "on the scene shots". Some figures like Bastilla Shan were not on display, so the official image is the only way to see her. Also note that Barris Offee will have a plastic cloak, not the soft goods version shown. (The aesthetic did not quite match the look Hasbro desired.)

Toy Fair Big News: Death Star and White Boba Fett

By Mike — Saturday, February 12, 2011

A few notes on this afternoon's Hasbro presentation:

The big news announcement, especially for Vintage Collection fans is the specially carded Revenge of the Jedi cardbacks featuring the unproduced title and logo for Episode VI. There will be 12 figures carded with this logo including a new Slave Leia, B-wing Pilot, Death Star Luke. These will not be considered chase Galactic Hunt figures and should be readily available in retail.

As LIVE As We Can Be From Hasbro

By Mike — Saturday, February 12, 2011

We are as live as we can be at the Hasbro Collector Event at Toy Fair in New York City. Keep your eyes on this article as we update. Vintage continues through 2012.. Clone Commander Wolf. Grievous With Mini Speeder. RC Republic Tank.