Video Review: Jocasta Nu Hasbro Star Wars Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, January 19, 2013

While a highly-demanded action figure, Jocasta Nu has been created as a lavishly-packaged, high-quality, and high-price exclusive action figure.  Shipped in a spiffy thick box with a Vintage carded figure inside, Madame Nu includes a lightsaber, bust of Count Dooku, holocron, purse, and of course the figure.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,983

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 18, 2013

This Yellow R2-Series Astromech Droid looks a lot like R2-C4 from a few years ago, except it comes from Disney, can wear a hat, and has slightly different deco.  I bought it because I'm dumb.  But you?  You might be smart.  Read on to see if you should buy it, or make a smarter decision.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,982

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 17, 2013

Let's look at Wunka the Ewok, part of a late 2012 2-pack.  The figure is based on a 2007 sculpt, but with a new head, a new hood, a new axe, and pretty good deco.  The teeth and eyes are a little funky at times, but it's still a solid release from Return of the Jedi.  Want to know more?  Sure you do.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,981

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Hey hey, it's Luke Skywalker!  This is a good one.  Why?  Because the Vintage one in 2006 was pretty awful.  The repaint from Droid Factory, which we look at today, added deco like black lines to the helmet which changed it from "meh" to "oooh!" at a decent price.  As a bonus, it includes the best R2-D2 retool you could hope to get.

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: The Clone Wars - Point of No Return

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 15, 2013

This week on The Clone Wars: D-Squad's possibly final mission with "Point of No Return." Sadly, all good things must come to an end and one of the most engaging arcs of the entire series ends here! Will Gascon and the droids return the encryption module safely? Will there be a new menace? Could we see a returning villain? More after the break.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,980

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Based on the original Clone Wars cartoon this Asajj Ventress looks great.  Good sculpt, nice deco, not much articulation... but she's also basically free these days!  Why not track her down?  She will look great on your desk.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,979

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 14, 2013

Meet the Blue R7 Series Astromech Droid! It's not the same as the 2008 release, but it is different enough to warrant your attention.  It might not warrant the trip to  Orlando to get one at Disney Hollywood Studios... but well, it was for me!

Q&A: Reissues, De-Droiding the Line, and Unleashed 7-Inch

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 13, 2013

This week in Q&A: Let's talk Vintage Wave 7, the internet exclusive batch! And how about those 7-inch Unleashed figures, aren't those great? The prices seem to have come down again. And how about Droid Factory now that we have official word on that? All this and more in this week's Q&A - send in your questions for our next column!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,978

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 11, 2013

It's time for more Obi-Wan Kenobi! There's a bunch of these.  This one was packed with the Jedi High Council sets, or as you know them "the seats and floor we buy with some figures we could do without."  Kenobi has no lightsaber here... yet you're buying him for the accessories. 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,977

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 10, 2013

Depending on where you lived this Obi-Wan Kenobi was a tough find in 2005.  I never saw it in the stores, but on the bright side it's basically worthless now.  Such is life!  Cheap things come to those who wait.  And did you know there's a new Callgrim drop tomorrow? This has nothing to do with this site, but eh, plugs.

Designer Art Trooper Figure from The (In)action Figure Show at The Clutter Gallery

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 9, 2013

So there's a show coming up called the The (In)action Figure Show at The Clutter Gallery.  One such figure is Troopor, a Masters of the Universe-inspired 5 1/2-inch tall figure from Man or Monster? Studios.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,976

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Green R9 Series Astromech Droid is one of those pesky "new" figures in the Star Tours droid part bins.  If you want an R9, you gotta go to Orlando.  Some colors look better than others, and the green ain't bad. 

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: The Clone Wars - Missing In Action

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 8, 2013

This week on The Clone Wars: Let's get back to basics with "Missing In Action." After a few fairly non-traditional episodes, we return to more action with #100. Wow! We made it! Uh... so how many more episodes do we have left? Hopefully lots. More after the break.

Target Replacing Zellers in Canada

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 8, 2013

It was pointed out to me today that there's some good news for our Canadian readers.  Both of you will be happy to know that Zellers is turning most of its locations over to Target, with a few going to Walmart, over the next few months.  This story has more details.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,975

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Depending on where you shopped, either the red or tan Battle Droid was everywhere... and the other one wasn't.  It's a five-jointed figure with removable limbs, based on a mold which debuted in 2002.  In 2002, it came with C-3PO, a factory conveyor belt, a magnetic head, and was $10.  In 2012, it comes with a gun and a stand.