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Here it is - again! The 6-inch Kmart exclusive Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) is in stock as of my writing this - you can get it picked up at stores for free, or get it shipped. It's $5 more than the regular version, but sports unique deco on the feet, a base, different hands, and a different lightsaber. I just ordered mine - if you want one, click here to check availability.
Update: Don't use Paypal on the Kmart.com web site right now, as it seems to be causing problems.
Arguably the figure of the season, the 6-inch Captain Phasma is the one your pals want and can't find - I haven't seen her in stores personally yet, but her wave mates? You'll see those. She's pretty much exactly as good as you might expect from this line, so read on!
Check out the Sandtrooper Sergeant! It's one of the exclusive figures in Entertainment Earth's Imperial Forces 6-inch action figure set. This one has a different dirt pattern and a white pauldron - what more do you need? Well, it's also got the blasters from the other releases - be sure to get this one! Read on!
Ask Jakks! This week in Q&A: I'm not writing it! My fellow toy industry pal Jakks Pacific's Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich offered to tackle your questions on the giant figures of the present, past, and future - and I'm lazy, so let's do that instead of me writing something.
How do they pick characters? There's one. Cody and Boba Fett - are they gone? Weapons! Let's talk weapons!
If you already sent a question, don't worry - they were forwarded along and we'll do our best to get them posted shortly. Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. I'll forward your Jakks queries to the source. Read on!
He's back, and slightly bigger than ever (from Hasbro)! R2-Q5 has opening panels with painted arms and a swell finish - but none of the scopes that came with R2-D2 two years ago. Is it cool? Well, I think so, but I'm biased. It's in stock for ordering right now, and you can read on to see if you should care!
Elite! The red-striped First Order TIE Fighter Pilot is the only 6-inch TIE Pilot from the new movie you can own today - but the non-striped version is up for pre-order at fine toy stores everywhere. This one, however, comes with a TIE Fighter with wings so tall they can black out the sun. Read on!
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Hey, it's Lt. Oxixo! He's more than just a TIE Pilot - specifically, he's painted more than just a TIE Pilot. This 6-inch scale exclusive has an added silver crest, a silver stripe on his chest, and different buttons on his sleeve - plus more paint on his gun. Should you freak out and buy this exclusive right now? Scientists say yes. Read on!
Hey, it's the Crimson Stormtrooper! Or Magma Stormtrooper, or Lumiya's squad, depending on where you saw red troopers like this first. (I'm voting for Lumiya.) It's pretty awesome - and part of a new boxed set that's available right now. Read on!
In a headline that tells you everything you need to know, StarWars.com posted this: The Fight Against the Empire Will Continue in Star Wars Rebels Season Three.
The DisneyXD show will start year #3 in 2016. No word on what this means for the toys, but the show has certainly been fun to watch this season.
Amazon's 6-inch First Order Stormtrooper Officer adds a shoulder pauldron to the figure previously sold at Comic-Con and in fine stores everywhere. Is it enough to warrant buying again? Well, it's in a swell boxed set, so I'm leaning toward yes. Read on!
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If you collect Glyos-compatible figures, you're probably very interested in Jesse Moore's latest Callgrim assortment. The Order Bobaran (pictured) is one of four new releases - he's joined by a Firespray Warp Bike, Callgrim Trando (looks like Bossk), and Callgrim Eyegee (looks like IG-88). If you're in to these, the 3-inch figures are quite nice and pop apart for your customizing pleasure. I've got a few of these and quite like them - and I just ordered a few more. Click here to see what's still available.
This week in Q&A: Who is that new trooper guy? Let's find out! And should we expect a newer or even bigger Millennium Falcon? I wouldn't hold my breath. And transparency - what's with all the secrets?
All this and a quickie round-up on some other toy lines. Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!