Hi-Res Vintage Wave 6

By Mike — Thursday, June 14, 2012

Hasbro did right by that ROTJ Vader card. Presenting some really hi-res images for your close scrutiny and inspection of the upcoming Vintage Collection Wave 6 featuring the "Lost Line" alternate cardbacks and some carded shots of the Shock Trooper, Sandtrooper, and Darth Vader in their regular retro black and chrome Kenner cardbacks. Enjoy!

Celebration VI Diorama Workshop Fund

By Mike — Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Star Wars Diorama Workshop, a fixture at Star Wars Celebration events since 2002, is celebrating its tenth anniversary by producing the largest ever diorama display featuring a Return to Tatooine. But rather than just building a Mos Eisley diorama like a decade ago, this year’s version will feature the entire planet spread out over 400 linear feet of tables, and covering both the original and prequel trilogies.

SWAN 349: $600 Of Meh

By Mike — Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Star Wars collectibles may be coming in a trickle, but the news is fast and furious, and on this week's Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie have a round-up of the hottest Star Wars toys and tchotkes. From iPhone cases to ice cube trays to SDCC exclusives, it's all on this week's podcast along with another UK report from Steve the Gingerprice from Collectormania 18!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,826 with Bonus Video

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 13, 2012

It ain't perfect, but this just-released Vintage 2012 Grand Moff Tarkin is pretty good.  This is a figure with great engineering and parts reuse, and unfortunate color and plastic choices.  (He's shiny.)  The cloth skirt doesn't look so bad in person, and the sculpt is exceptional.  Want to know more?  Read on, or watch the video after the jump!  (It's short, but not too short.)

 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,825

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 12, 2012

New! (But no video.)  Kithaba has red pants, just like the Barada figure you had or wished you had as a kid! He also has a variation, but you knew that.   Is he cool? YES! Read on!

Ad: Entertainment Earth Star Wars MTT Preorder, Blox Vinyl Sale, Battle Beasts, More

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 11, 2012

Ad: Add some vinyl to your desk! Tons of Funko Blox Vinyl Figures are on sale 2 for $25 at at Entertainment Earth today!

Dark Horse: September 2012 Solicitations

By Mike — Monday, June 11, 2012

With Savage in Jedi custody, Maul recuperates and plots his revenge in Death Sentence #3. In Knight Errant #4, Kerra Holt must prevent the Sith from finding a powerful relic. These titles and more for Dark Horse this September!

Clone Wars Season 5: "There's A Lot Of Payoff Coming"

By Mike — Monday, June 11, 2012

That's according to supervising director Dave Filoni during an interview for Entertainment Weekly. If what's previewed on the Clone Wars Season 5 trailer is  a good snapshot of what's to come, we'll take him at his word!

BBTS: MTT Pre-Order

By Mike — Monday, June 11, 2012

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStoreTrade Federation - MTT (Multi Troop Transport) - a Monster set - priced at $159.99 and now available for pre-order!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,824 with Video: Shae Vizla

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 11, 2012

Love 'em or hate 'em, we haven't done 'em much.  So today, Shae Vizla has not only your normal Figure of the Day feature, but also a bonus video review.  How does this new figure fare?  Was the gallery from a few days ago just not enough?  Well, read on and check out even more on this fantastic new release!

Q&A: TIE Fighters, Kitster, Selling Your Collection, and Vintage Vintage Vintage

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 10, 2012

Someone is quitting and considering selling their collection again. World's tiniest violin. What's the deal with the new Vintage paint variants? Well, we have some information. And what about those Star Tours Droid Factory Figures? Sucks to be us now, doesn't it? And TIE Fighter fun can be yours. Read on!

Droid Factory Update

By Mike — Sunday, June 10, 2012

It's called a good problem for Disney but less than ideal for vacationing collectors. Dan Curto is at Disney Star Wars Weekends and reported some changes with the Droid Factory packaging and availability of parts.

MTT Out Abroad

By Mike — Sunday, June 10, 2012

It looks huge as it should be and now showing up in the Philippines (Mabuhay!). Jedi Temple Archives has a report with photos comparing the size of the box and what's inside the new Class III MTT (Multi Troop Transport).

Kotobukiya: ARTFX+ ROTJ Darth Vader

By Mike — Sunday, June 10, 2012

Kotobukiya announces their next release for the popular ARTFX+ assortment and it's a definite must have: Darth Vader  Return of Anakin Skywalker. The 1/10 scale ready to assemble  snap-fit kit features multiple interchangeable arms to pose him in a variety of ways and swappable heads for a helmeted and unhelmeted look.

Larger TVC AT-ST Images

By Mike — Sunday, June 10, 2012

Some larger photos of the upcoming K-Mart exclusive AT-ST Scout Walker have been posted for pre-order at Toy Palace