Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,811

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 23, 2012

It's Shaak Ti in animated form! She's had some great figures lately, and this one is particularly good.  Did you get her? If not, read on!

GHR: B-Wing Clearance, Target Sale, MIA Battle Pack

By Mike — Tuesday, May 22, 2012

As we approach Memorial Day and the beginning of the summer season, the question on many collector's minds is when will new stuff start hitting and old merch clearanced out. With stores still carrying January stock, it's about time for a refresh.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,810

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 22, 2012

It's the Stealth Ops Clone Trooper, the non-exclusive black cartoon trooper! He has a backpack, and many guns.  Should you army-build him? Good luck trying, and read on!

Star Wars Action News Episode 346: Party On, Luke!

By Mike — Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Marjorie and Arnie are back in the Sithsonian this week with another Star Wars Action News podcast, and they bring tidings from the Pacific Northwest...tidings, and toys that is!  Thanks to the Star Wars collectors of SARLACC a number of unique and rare Star Wars items were seen, from Star Wars pinball machines to arcade games, bootleg items, and more, including a tour of Gus Lopez's impressive array of Star Wars props and prototypes.  

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,809

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 21, 2012

Another Jedi Mickey Mouse is one of those nebulously "official" figures which maybe fits in your collection. Or maybe not.  Read on!

Special Report: Disney Droid Factory Build-A-Droid

By Dan Curto — Monday, May 21, 2012

Hasbro's Star Wars action figure line has a long history of including "bonus" pack-ins with each figure: Freeze Frames, 3-D dioramas, Commtech Chips, Force Files, display stands, mini-hologram figures, collector coins, weapons lockers, and most recently...battle cards and battle dice.

Q&A: Vintage, Manufacturing On Demand, and Expanded Universe

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 20, 2012

So how new is that 2012 Vintage Darth Vader? New enough for you, old man. Should you expect more action figure reissues in light of the recent remakes? Maybe! And how can you best store carded figures? Well, I've got a couple solutions. Read on and send in your questions for next week's installment!

ROTS Deleted Scene: Grievous Gets Marching Orders

By Mike — Sunday, May 20, 2012

While watching Revenge of the Sith on Spike this evening, I remembered a certain deleted scene which never made it to the final clip involving Galactic Hunter. Thanks to the folks at Lucasfilm for putting this together for us!

SWW12: Droid Factory Video

By Mike — Sunday, May 20, 2012

Because we can't get enough of the awesomeness of this new shop at Disney Tatooine Traders, here's video of the Droid Factory stand courtesy of Attractions magazine.

Sideshow: More Photos of CVI Exclusive Commander Ganch

By Mike — Saturday, May 19, 2012

Sideshow has posted a slew of photos of their Celebration VI Commander Ganch. This highly limited Sixth Scale figure, based on the the Tom Hodges Clone Wars comic series from Dark Horse, will be sold at the Celebration store beginning August 23rd with limited quantities to be made available at SideshowCollectibles.com shortly after the show concludes.

SWW12: Carbon Freeze Me Experience Video

By Mike — Friday, May 18, 2012

Attractions Magazine posted this video featuring Attractions - The Show host Banks Lee getting "frozen" in the new Carbon Freeze Me Experience debuting today at Walt Disney World's Star Wars Weekends.

SWW12: Darth Mall Reveals Droids and Muppets

By Mike — Friday, May 18, 2012

Our pal DarthChuckMc trasmitted over Twitter some photos from Star Wars Weekends opening day and their "Darth's Mall", which featured some previews of Droid Factory Droids and new Star Wars Muppets figures.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,808

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 18, 2012

It's Sev! This is the second version of the action figure, which is painted better than the first one but lacks a neat accessory. Some Toys R Us stores still have it, so should you get him?  Read on!

Brian's Toys: More Vintage Palitoy, AFA Action Figures

By Mike — Thursday, May 17, 2012

From our sponsors at BrianToys.com:This week features even more Palitoy collectible vintage figures at Brian's Toys.  This time from the Empire Strikes Back line released in 1981!  Aside from carded AFA, several Loose AFA action figures have been restocked on the website and the extremely rare POTF Carded AT-AT Driver has been reduced to $1,999.99.

SWAN 345: Disney Dreams

By Mike — Thursday, May 17, 2012

This week, Dan and Jerry are back to discuss all that is happening--or perhaps NOT happening at store shelves. Even though the "brick and mortars" are quiet, there is a lot of on-line news this week. Gentle Giant put three new pre-orders up and there's sure to be something for everybody: a jumbo vintage figure, a deluxe mini-bust, and a deluxe statue.