BBTS: G2 Bruticus, NECA Portal, DC & Much More

By Mike — Thursday, July 12, 2012

Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore has posted up a load of new pre-orders and in stock items the latest Sixth Scale Figures from Sideshow and the new ARTFX Yoda.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,847

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 12, 2012

This R2-D2 was packed in with the Starspeeder 1000 from Disney and while it's scaled to Hasbro figures, it's not a Hasbro figure.  Is it cool? Sorta! Read on!

Comic-Con: Hasbro Preview Night Image Bank

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Hasbro didn't reveal much during Preview Night that we already haven't covered at Toy Fair, but there are a couple of new Movie Heroes figures, one being a refangled VOTC Boba Fett. There are lots and lots of Fighter Pods and their HasbroToyShop exclusives were so HUGE this year that people brought handcarts to haul that SHIELD Helicarrier, which along with the Carbonite Chamber set, probably won't last through Sunday if past big sized exclusives like the Death Star and Galactus are  any indication.

R.O.T.J. Vintage AT-AT Photos

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The German site StarWars-Figuren.com has posted some boxed photos of the upcoming ToysRUs exclusive R.O.T.J. AT-AT. The specially Vintage Collection packaged re-issue of the 2010 ESB Hoth AT-AT looks to also include an Endor Speeder Bike for this version.

Star Wars Fighter Pods: Cad Bane Variation Found

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

If you're one of the three adult collectors buying into Hasbro's surprisingly fun Fighter Pods line,  you might be interested to know there are variations out there to find!  I discovered a Cad Bane today.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,846

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

While waiting for new toy news, why not read about the Obi-Wan Kenobi that came with the Naboo Royal Fighter that you passed up? It's just different enough to make you mad, after all!  Read on.

Comic-Con: First Report From The Floor

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Our cartel connections payed off and we were able to take some early photos from the floor of the Hasbro, Sideshow, and Diamond Select booths.

SDCC: Galactic Hunter Coverage Begins Today

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

There's this small gathering in a quaint, classy, Southern Californian village where people garbed in the latest cutting trend crime fighting, galaxy destroying fashion statements congregate to celebrate all things plastic, pulp, and pop. Galactic Hunter is here to cover the show beginning this evening (or earlier if our ninja skills and cartel connections pull through) and bring you all the latest and greatest from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya, Sideshow and more! It's Comic-Con time! We're here hydrated and deodorized and hopefully you are too...especially deodorized. 

CurtoBurns CollectorsCast #2

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

It's a massive show this month, jam-packed with the latest news and previews as we get ready for  convention season.

LEGO Press Release Reveals SDCC Plans, 2013 Hints

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

It's that time again! LEGO is getting ready for Comic-Con, and they sent along some announcements of what they'll be bringing along... like a Rancor Pit.   The full press release is after the jump.

LEGO UCS B-Wing

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

LEGO announces the new and utterly spectacular UCS B-Wing Fighter that is slated for release in October. The latest entry in their premium collector range includes 1,486 pieces and priced for $199.99. More info and a video after the jump!

Dark Horse: October 2012 Solicitations

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Jahan Cross finds himself working both sides of an intrigue when an assassin kills Count Dooku in Agents of the Empire - Hard Targets #1. In the final chapter of Death Sentence, Darth Maul convinces the locals that the Jedi are in league with the mine owner who exploited them. These and more titles, including a Clone Wars Omnibus, are scheduled for release in October from Dark Horse!

SWAN 353: Collecting is for Fun!

By Mike — Wednesday, July 11, 2012

San Diego Comic-Con International is but a couple days away, but so many exclusives have already been sold!  From Sideshow's Bith band members to the one-sixth scale Commander Fox, plus even Hasbro is in on the action sending preview copies of their Cloud City Carbon Freezing Chamber figure set to select fan collecting sites.

Video Review: 2012 Hasbro Star Wars Vintage Droid Set

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The new Vintage Droid Set is pretty snazzy.  If you haven't seen them in person yet, I hope you read the review a few days ago so you can see it yet again in this nifty video review, after the jump.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,845

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Meet R-3PO, the second attempt! The first one had a wonderful sculpt with amazing deco, and this one... has knees. Each version is different enough to warrant purchase, but what's so good about this one? Read on!