Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,139: R2-D2 (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Behold, a new R2-D2!  This one is packed with Yoda and sports a retractable arm in a door, plus he has better paint than the last Mission Series 2-pack release.  They fixed his bald spot!  Since you want to know more, read on.

Celebration VII: General McQuarrie Celebration VII Exclusive Mini Bust

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

Gentle Giant also revealed this General McQuarrie Celebration VII Exclusive Mini Bust for the upcomiing Star Wars Celebration VII.  This one is based on Ralph McQuarrie's mostly missed cameo in The Empire Strikes Back which was pointed out to most people when Hasbro up and made it into an action figure.   This $120 bust has a swell hat, a nice jacket, and will look nice near your other McQuarrie goodies.

Celebration VII: Jumbo Star Wars Droids C-3PO Action Figure from Gentle Giant

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

In the realm of "holy cow that's awesome," kids of the 1980s will lose their cool over Gentle Giant's exclusive Jumbo 12-Inch Celebration VII Droids C-3PO.  (I want one!)  This yellow figure is a remake of a repaint - one of very few repaints - from the entire original Kenner action figure line.  It is gorgeous.  I will have one.  (Somehow.)

Celebration VII: Star Wars Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

Funko revealed five exclusive and first-to-market Pop! Vinyl Star Wars Bobble Heads for Star Wars Celebration VIIE-3PO, Unmasked Darth Vader, a Shock Trooper, R2-Q5, and R2-R9 were revealed so far.  Click here to see the post on their fancy blog.

Celebration VII: Funko Hikari Vinyl Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

Today, Funko's blog tortures informs you with information about four new amazingly cool Funko Hikari Vinyl Figures - only available at Celebration VII in Anaheim, CA.   There's a super-cool Icy Stormtrooper, a stellar Star Clone Trooper, a bronze Matte Black Boba Fett, and a Verdigris Greedo.  Each is limited to between 500 and 1,000 pieces, and you should totally pick me up a set if you go.

Digital Star Wars Saga - Downloads April 10 with New, Old Features

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

StarWars.com updated today with The Star Wars Digital Movie Collection Coming April 10.  While no pricing was listed, Amazon is asking $99.99 when I started writing this, but dropped it to $89.99 a few minutes later.   iTunes has theirs for $19.99 per movie with no visible bundle at press time.

Also, new and legacy (old) special features will be included in this digital HD format.  It's also notable that, like albums, "digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer" meaning you will need to see which version you need to buy, or your friend needs to buy, or gets uploaded to YouTube for 30 seconds so you can scope it out there.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,138: Yoda (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 6, 2015

These 2-packs are great!  The new Yoda has separately jointed legs, a cane, and a lamp.   We don't get many new The Empire Strikes Back Yodas, and now we've got three in the last year!   This one comes with R2-D2Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars 6-Inch Rereleases, Tape, and Single-Carded Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 5, 2015

This week in Q&A: Packaging tape! Tape on the front of packaging is Hasbro's new normal. Is it a problem? Rereleasing 6-inch figures - will Hasbro make more after you skipped them on clearance on Amazon? And finally single-carded figures - are more coming? (Yes, but they sell fast.)

 

Don't forget to send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Ad: Han Solo Stormtrooper and Bossk 6-Inch Black Series Star Wars In Stock at Amazon

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, April 4, 2015

If you don't yet have the latest wave of The Black Series figures, give Amazon a try. The latest wave has Bossk, Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise, the TIE Pilot, and Chewbacca. Amazon has these in stock for $22.99 or less - in the case of Chewbacca, much less. Order yours now!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,137: TIE Pilot (Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, April 3, 2015

The new TIE Pilot came out single-carded last month, and I just got a box in the mail yesterday with it repacked in a 2-pack with a Stormtrooper.  (Smart move, Hasbro!)  This means you can get this figure - it also means we've got another 2-3 weeks of FOTD ahead of us, so strap in and read on!

New Hikari Star Wars Reveal - Vinyl Metallic Bossk!

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, April 3, 2015

It's a new mold! The Star Wars Bossk Metallic Premium Hikari Sofubi Vinyl Figure is up for order at our sponsor Entertainment Earth and presumably elsewhere.  Due in July, he's $79.99 and limited to a mere 1,000 pieces - so snag yours before your Bossk shrine has a Hikari-shaped hole in it.

Update: Sold out!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,136: Commander Bly (Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 2, 2015

Check out Commander Bly, the odd man out in the Endor wave of Saga Legends.  He doesn't have the brown stripe, he doesn't have a round peg on his binoculars, but he is pretty cheap - so why not read this review?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,135: Jedi Temple Guard (Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Check out the Jedi Temple Guard, a live-action style figure from The Clone Wars that's part of the Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends collection.  It's in stores now if you can find it, and you should make the attempt to find one.  Read on!

Ad: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Bossk In Stock on Amazon

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ad: Amazon is getting new stock, including Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Bossk and new Saga Legends. If you don't already have these on the way, now is a great chance to pick them up with free Prime shipping.  Other figures are also available for pre-order.

 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,134: AT-DP Driver (Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 31, 2015

While its namesake may inspire giggles, the AT-DP Driver is a pretty great figure.  It's a new character in a new costume, for a new vehicle, and it's only about six bucks when you can find one.  The color isn't perfect, but the amount of paint and added detail is excellent.  Read on!