PPW Toys Announces New Star Wars Princess Leia Mrs. Potato Head

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 2, 2017

Star Wars Princess Leia Poptaters Mr. Potato Head Our pals at PPW Toys announced this awesome Princess Leia Mrs. Potato HeadYou can get her at Entertainment Earth. She's part of their ongoing line of Poptaters toys, which include numerous licenses. There was a cool Breaking Bad "Friesenberg" a couple of years ago, and there are numerous other Star Wars pieces as well as Marvel and Ghostbusters. And hopefully more we'll see at Toy Fair in a couple of weeks.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,340: Unkar Plutt (The Force Awakens Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Hey kids, it's Unkar Plutt!  This 2016 figure has a removable hand and a claw replacement - serious toy stuff.   You might even be able to find this figure at a store near you still, as he wasn't necessarily the most popular bad guy in the movie - get him if you can.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,339: Sergeant Jyn Erso (Ground Crew, Rogue One Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Today it's the swell Sergeant Jyn Erso (Ground Crew Disguise) figure!   This is interesting - it seems Jyn's body is the same as the regular ground crew figure, only with a different head and some new accessories.  It's great!   Read on.

New Han Solo Movie Shooting Now

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Posted by director Chris Miller, on Twitter, we see that filming has commenced on the first and also untitled Han Solo anthology film.  Its working title is "Red Cup"  as in Solo will no doubt inspire new waves of fan merchandise. (I'd buy a Red Cup logo shirt.)   The film is supposedly slated for May 2018 but it would not surprise me if that moved.

Q&A: Rogue Trooper Popularity, Star Wars Pilots, and Tie Ming - er, Timing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 29, 2017

This week in Q&A - Timing! Is it true big box retailers can be impatient when new toys come out around a seasonal reset? Yes. And Rebel Pilots - boy howdy, are there a lot of them. Also Trooper References - it would seem Rogue One fans are fan of going black and also tan! Also white. Look, we love armored figures.

And send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Ad: Star Wars Nocturn First Order Stormtrooper Hikari Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 27, 2017

Star Wars Nocturn First Order Stormtrooper Hikari Figure Ad: The Star Wars Nocturn First Order Stormtrooper Hikari Figure is coming soon! Cast in black and covered in purple and blue, this sharp shooter also sports blue fists and feet. It's expected in March, and new orders are welcome at Entertainment Earth today. Click through for pricing and availability.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,338: Coruscant Guard (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Previously known as the Shock Trooper, the 6-inch version of this figure said Coruscant Guard on the box.  The red and white Clone has marvelous paint applications including big scratches and awesome scuffing that make it look like it had seen some action.   It's also part of a swell four-pack.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,337: Bodhi Rook (Rogue One Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 23, 2017

Rounding out the main group of Rogue One heroes, it's the pilot!  Bodhi Rook is fairly loaded with gear, including a cool blaster and a backpack that actually looks like the gizmo in the movie.  You can take his vest off, but the goggles are part of his head.   I haven't seen this one in stores yet - so will you want to order yours online?  Read on!

StarWars.com Reveals Episode VIII Title, Apparently It Has Jedi In It

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 23, 2017

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Today is the day!  StarWars.com reveals Episode 8 title, and now let's all hope this means the packaging templates are being updated as the first stuff will be in your grubby little hands in about 8 months.

Q&A: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Toys on Demand, and Black Robots

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 22, 2017

This week in Q&A - 3-D Printing, official-style is here via Disney. Is it good, bad, or worth ignoring? The Clone Wars - ended, have they? And C2-B5 - why? WHYYYYYYYYY? Why not?

Also, please remember that if you have a dollar, instead of throwing it in the street you can donate to our Patreon. It's like a PBS pledge drive, only there are no tote bags and no operas. Keep the server lights on, and get Q&A a week early (as available)!

And send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Ad: New Star Wars Black Series and Hikari at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 20, 2017

Ad: New stuff! Pre-Order New Hasbro and Funko Star Wars from Entertainment Earth! 6-inch action figures of Baze Malbus and Chirrut Imwe join a new Hikari Ice Storm First Order Snowtrooper from Funko.

 

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Why wait? Pre-order yours today!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,336: C-3PO (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Hey, it's C-3PO!  This is the Walgreens one and it's fantastic.  I hope you got one to go with the R2-D2 I also hope you got.   You can probably find one in a local store if you hit a few stores in your locale, but for now just enjoy this review.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,335: 212th Attack Battalion Utapau Trooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 17, 2017

This 212th Attack Battalion Utapau Trooper is one of four figures in the Entertainment Earth exclusive 4-pack available now.  It sports some of the best battle-damage I've ever seen on a Hasbro action figure, plus it's exactly as articulated as previous Clone Trooper action figures.  I love the little chips and dings in the orange areas, plus the dirt and scrapes are no slouch.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,334: Finn (Jakku, Rogue One Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 16, 2017

Today we look at Finn!  But he's different - this is the one from the 2-pack with Phasma that just came out and you didn't get yet.  His jacket is a different color and some details are just a tiny bit different.  You know what that means - it's different enough to make you mad.  Check it out, and read on!

Q&A: More Star Wars Vehicles, X-Wing Redux, and Timing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 15, 2017

This week in Q&A - We're going to talk about vehicles. What is a disappointment? It depends on who you ask. And New X-Wings? Well, I'm not optimistic. Timing is important. Especially in Star Wars.

And send in your questions for next week. Read on!