Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,243: Imperial Stormtrooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 23, 2015

If you pre-ordered or ordered in a brief window 2 weeks ago, you got this Imperial Stormtrooper from Amazon's exclusive four figure boxed set.  The 6-inch figure is basically the same as a regular Stormtrooper, with more black marks on his record and armor.   It's not bad!  It's not fancy, but it's neat.  Read on!

Q&A: New Classic, Star Wars Disney Droids, and Cleaning Up Oily Plastic

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 22, 2015

This week in Q&A: the future of "classic"! Does it have one? Disney Droids - should you wait for a trip next year? Well, I wouldn't. And some kinds of yellowing - you may or may not be able to clean up some recent figures a bit, but not many.

 

Also, happy Thanks giving shopping orgy week! Bring some mace and wear dirty laundry for safety. Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,242: Clone Trooper Commander (Phase I, The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 20, 2015

Behold, the Clone Trooper Commander!  This 6-inch figure is part of Amazon's (at least temporarily) sold-out boxed set tracing the evolution of the troopers over 6 of the 7 movies.   This one is, like the others, exclusive to the set - you won't find this deco elsewhere in this size.   Get one if you can, and read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,241: Clone Trooper (Phase II, The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, November 19, 2015

Check out the 6-inch Clone Trooper (Phase II), complete with the revised bucket we've all been dying for - and some other changes.   A few deco points were altered from the previous releases, so this one is actually distinctive beyond just the helmet.  (But not by much.)  Should you snag this item next time Amazon restocks it for a decent price?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,240: Poe Dameron (Flight Suit 6-Inch Black Series, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Don't (or do) miss Poe Dameron!  This 6-inch pilot figure has a great sculpt with lots of wonderful detail, but strange ankles and stranger face deco.  If you leave the helmet on, it isn't bad - the swappable fists are a nice touch.  But do you need this one?   Read on!

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By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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Get cheap G.I. Joe boxed sets, Funko Pop! Vinyl figures, Star Wars action figure stands, and so much more - just don't miss out, these deals won't last long!

Super Star Wars - Classic Video Game Added to PSN

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 17, 2015

One of the best Super NES games 1992 had to offer is on PSNSuper Star Wars is up now for $9.99, which is less than the $59.99 it cost back then.  I like this ridiculous action game a lot, with wonderful power-ups and goofy cut scenes. It's charming - if you love 16-bit gaming you might want to check this out.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,239: Poe Dameron (Jacket 6-Inch Black Series, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Check out Target's 6-inch Poe Dameron - probably in stores now unless it sold out.   I got mine online for $10 off, which is where you want to be - it's a good figure, but the likeness on Oscar Isaac toys as of yet could use some work.  (He's a tough face to capture.)   Should you get this one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,238: First Order Snowtrooper Officer (6-Inch Black Series, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 16, 2015

I haven't seen the First Order Snowtrooper Officer in stores since I got mine last month, but hey - it's new!  This exclusive takes a plain Snowtrooper (which isn't out yet) and adds a pauldron, thus making it a better figure than the regular release is likely to be.  If you can get it, it's pretty slick - so good hunting.  Read on!

Q&A: Cantina Twins, Rebels Toys, and Star Wars Posters

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 15, 2015

This week in Q&A: Posters! There aren't a lot of official movie posters floating around - will this change? And Rebels - we're going to get more, right? (Yes!) And The Tonnika Sisters - is there an update?

 

My mailbag is empty - so unless you have an inquiry, I get a vacation! Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Disney Releases New Star Wars Droid Action Figure - R2-H15

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 15, 2015

If you like new droids, Yakface.com has some exciting news for you - the Holiday 2015 droid aptly named R2-H15 is out now!  Actual pricing was not reported, but other droids in this line have been $12.95 and eBay prices (and mark-ups) seem to indicate that's about the going rate.  Good hunting!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,237: Flametrooper (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 13, 2015

The armored Flametrooper has neat armor but weird weapon integration - you can't quite plug in the backpack or torch.   Is it worth paying up to get the orange body armor with First Order symbols?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,236: First Order Snowtrooper (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, November 12, 2015

Check out the First Order Snowtrooper.  It's not bad - nice gun, decent sculpt, and for some reason space Wolverine claws for cosplay purposes.  Is it worth adding to your growing army, or is it time to admit the grim, bony fingers reaching from the grave have deprived you of the joy you once experienced from toys as a child?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,234: Boba Fett (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 10, 2015

You love this guy.  You'll like this figure.   Boba Fett comes with clamp-on armor that feels like it fell out of a 1992 Kenner sketchbook - it's ugly, and it's neat.  You may love it! You may not.  That's up to you.  I think it's neat enough to share with you, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,233: Luke Skywalker (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 9, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: Luke Skywalker!  Loosely inspired by the Sandstorm Scene and whatever was in the water at Kenner in the late 1980s, this Armor Up version of the Jedi Knight features the same sculpt and lightsaber from last year, but with wacky wrappings, belts, and a backpack for reasons nobody will ever truly understand.  Is it worth the $13? Of course not - but it's weird and fun anyway, so read on!