GHR: TRU BOGO 40% All Star Wars

By Mike — Sunday, June 3, 2012

ToysRUs is extending their BOGO offer to all Star Wars this week. You can now Buy 1 Get 1 for 40% off on ALL Star Wars action figures, playsets and role play. 

Brian's Toys: 12 Back Vintage AFA, "Lost Line" Vintage Collection Wave 14

By Mike — Saturday, June 2, 2012

From our sponsors at BriansToys.com: Collectors should be scrambling for the new 12-Back vintage AFA figures over at Brian's Toys.  Be one of the lucky few to get the extremely hard-to-find Han Solo 12-Back Large Head graded AFA 90!  Other characters include Princess Leia, Death Squad Commander, Darth Vader, and more.

Gentle Giant: New Shots Of Rebel Fleet Trooper And Republic Commando

By Mike — Saturday, June 2, 2012

Gentle Giant updates their blog with photos of a fully painted  Rebel Fleet Trooper and digital sculpt of the Republic Commando Mini Busts. Both are Premier Guild exclusives slated for release later this year.

Shop Star Wars Identities

By Mike — Saturday, June 2, 2012

Merchandise for the Star Wars Identities Exposition currently on exhibit in Montreal, Canada is now online for purchase including t-shirts, posters, and stationery. 

Review: VC99 Nikto (Skiff Guard)

By Mike — Friday, June 1, 2012

This is the Nikto Skiff Guard we've all been waiting for. It's based on the character the original 1984 Kenner action figure was referenced from and this Vintage Collection version has chock full of sculpt and paint detail that has surpassed all expectations, plus he's got 14 points of articulation to boot.

Kathleen Kennedy Named Co-Chair of Lucasfilm

By Mike — Friday, June 1, 2012

Lucasfilm Ltd. today announced that Kathleen Kennedy will become Co-Chair of Lucasfilm. In an effort to move forward with his retirement plans, George Lucas will work with Kathleen Kennedy to transition into her new role. Lucas will become Co-Chairman of the Board of Lucasfilm and continue as CEO. Micheline Chau will remain as President and COO of Lucasfilm, and continue to focus on the day-to-day operations of the business.

Lucas Arts Announces Star Wars 1313

By Mike — Friday, June 1, 2012

LucasArts announces a new internally developed videogame franchise, Star Wars 1313™. The game will make its formal debut at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles June 5-7. As players take control of a lethal bounty hunter in a never-before-seen dark and mature world, Star Wars 1313 introduces an integrated development approach by bringing together great artists across the Lucasfilm organization, including LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation Ltd. and Skywalker Sound. A third person cinematic action adventure game, Star Wars 1313 will bring to life the Coruscant underworld, the most dangerous place in the Star Wars™ galaxy.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,818

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 1, 2012

I love astromech droids! But you knew that.  So let's all just enjoy G8-R3 because his name has "gator" in it and he looks great! Kudos to Hasbro for selling him separately.  Read on!

Sideshow: Sixth Scale Vader Peek

By Mike — Friday, June 1, 2012

Sideshow continues to tease and updates their San Diego Comic-Con splash page with an image of the upcoming Sixth Scale Removable Helmet Darth Vader

Image Bank Review: VC98 Grand Moff Tarkin

By Mike — Friday, June 1, 2012

With Grand Moff Tarkin never being released in the Vintage Kenner line despite being a key character in the film,  finally having a Vintage Collection style Star Wars card with a photo of Peter Cushing's iconic portrayal should be a day long remembered for collectors. But Hasbro made some design decisions on the action figure which are a few pegs below ideal. The head sculpt is unmistakably Cushing and one that's absolutely the best yet. But the inclusion of a soft goods skirt and a uniform that's probably too green takes away points on what's otherwise a superb figure. We'll take the mouse droid anytime of day though.

Jedi Force: New Star Wars Playskool Figure Tube for Target

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 31, 2012

The lovable fellows at Sandtroopers.com posted this story showcasing the blandly named Classic Character Adventure Pack, which joins repackaged Jedi Force figures with what seems to be a repack of a Galactic Heroes Jawa.

Gentle Giant: It's A Jumbo Gonk!

By Mike — Thursday, May 31, 2012

According to the July issue of the Star Wars Insider, Gentle Giant will be releasing a Jumbo Vintage Power Droid (Gonk!) on a Kenner Star Wars card in the 4th Quarter of 2012.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,817

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 31, 2012

This Anakin Skywalker was new for the year and one of those surprise remakes, as we originally got one in 1999.  With tons of articulation and a remote, it's cool! So read on!

Comic-Con 2012: Hallmark Reveals 4-LOM and Zuckuss Exclusives

By Mike — Thursday, May 31, 2012

That Galactic Hunter Christmas Tree is nearly complete as Hallmark announces the follow up to their Dengar and IG-88 exclusive Keepsake Ornaments from 2011. 4-LOM and Zuckuss will be offered as this year's Comic-Con International exclusive.

Ad: Hasbro Star Wars Vintage Wave 6, Clone Wars Wave 4, Model Kit Sale at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ad: New Hasbro items plus a Model Kit Sale! Tons of exciting Model Kits are on sale at at Entertainment Earth today! Check out dozens of awesome items, and get one for 50% off when you buy two! There are also numerous new Vintage Star Wars Wave 6 Action Figures and Marvel Universe items from Hasbro, too! Click through for pricing and availability.