Gentle Giant 2012 Premier Guild Gifts Revealed

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

Gentle Giant offers a sneak peek at their 2012 Premier Guild membership gifts. The Star Wars pieces include a Rebel Fleet Trooper Minibust, a Republic Commando minibust with Light-Up Visor, and a 12" Jumbo Vintage Gamorrean Guard.

Brian's Toys Newsletter 02/10

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: New figures from vintage to modern highlight this week's newsletter, including Movie Heroes Wave 2!  A few rare vintage items have been added, including a vinyl cape Jawa and a ROTJ Boba Fett AFA 90! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,738

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 10, 2012

New! You probably bought this Darth Maul by now, knowing full well that it's the first completely new sculpt based on the movie costume since 2005.  It has ball joints.  It has ball elbows.  It has a new head.  But is this enough?

Clone Wars Darth Maul Teaser

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

Just after seeing him apparently meet his demise in The Phantom Menace 3D,  Darth Maul returns for the season finale of The Clone Wars next month. EW.com has posted a teaser and he looks mad as Sith!

Dark Side Optics: TPM 3D Now in Theaters

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

As the Star Wars saga makes its spectacular 3D return to the big screen, don't forget to get your FREE collectible Darth Maul 3D glasses at participating Real D theaters across the nation (while supplies last)! May The Force Be With You...in 3D!

TPM 3D Podracer Glasses Online

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Anakin Skywalker 3D Podracer glasses are available for sale at Amazon for $9.95 each via the manufacturer, Look Eyewear. This may be a good opportunity for you to get them if you weren't able to in the theaters this weekend.

TPM 3D Now In Theaters!

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

As the clock strikes midnight, fans are once again venturing to their local movie theaters to see Star Wars  in the big screen and in 3D. AMC Theaters across the country will be giving away FREE Hasbro Fighter Pods. On Friday and Saturday, a limited edition Anakin Skywalker PodRacer glasses will also be given out to the first 3-400 theatergoers while supplies last.

Dark Horse In May 2012

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Connor Freeman is drawn into the mystery of Boba Fett's killers in Boba Fett is Dead #2. In the new series by Haden Blackman,  Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison, terrorists plot to assasinate Vader and The Emperor, with only a disabled cadet fighting alongside them. Check out the fantastic alternate cover by Tsuneo Sanda!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,737

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Because you asked!  Aurra Sing is part of that frighteningly new Walmart exclusive wave of Discover the Force figures with awkward, sure-to-be-damaged 3D glasses hanging off the side.  I don't doubt she will be the most popular figure in the wave, with an antenna (finally!) and an awesome lightsaber suitcase.

Hasbro Getting AMP'D For Toy Fair

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Hasbro issued their Toy Fair press release breaking down their several brands, a few of which are hitting the big screen this year, including Star Wars of course. In their Star Wars announcement, they highlight their new Fighter Pods micro figure line and Star Wars AMP'D: "For the first time ever, kids will be able to quickly and easily customize the most iconic STAR WARS vehicles and prepare them for any mission: land, space, sea or air! In 2012, the line features 9 figures and 6 vehicles."

McDonald's Star Wars Spinners

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

McDonalds will be promoting the release of The Phantom Menace 3D by incuding Star Wars Spinners with every Happy Meals purchase, Fans can collect up to eight character themed spinners beginning February 10th at participating McDonalds restaurants.

Toy Fair 2012: What's In The Cargo Hold?

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

We've been doing this for over 12 years (except Pawlus, who has been in the thick of things since '95) and this stuff never gets old. There's always a sense of anticipation on what's to be revealed by Hasbro this Saturday for their Toy Fair Collector Media Event. We've already seen a glimpse of the MTT and a few figures from the U.K. Toy Fair, but we are raring to go to show what else Hasbro has in store for 2012 and perhaps 2013. 

Scene It? Star Wars Game To Be Revealed At Toy Fair

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Screenlife®, creators of the popular Scene It?® entertainment trivia games announced its 2012 retail lineup, which will be previewed at the upcomingNY International Toy Fair, booth #2931. In conjunction with the Scene It? brand’s 10th anniversary, for the first time ever, Screenlife will be launching a title based on one of the most iconic film series in history, with Scene It? Star Wars. Featuring stunning movie clips and engaging trivia across all six Star WarsTM films, the game extends the classic Scene It? experience with new Stars Wars-specific challenges, and new puzzle types that offer a rare look at behind-the-scenes materials that will delight as well as inform fans.

BBTS News - Bandai, Sale, TF, 1:18, Mezco, Dc, Marvel & More!

By Mike — Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new preorders, more cool new arrivals, and our latest sale. We've cut pricing on 40 various older & overstocked listings.  There are a variety of items  fromTransformers, Marvel, Star Wars, DC, GI Joe, and more.   Our Seacon Exclusive is back on sale at $35 each, grab one now before they go back to $49.99 again.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,736

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 8, 2012

This bright orange Bomb Squad Trooper comes from a new Battle Pack with 3 new Clones in it.  Naturally, it's the one that sells out first.  Should you chase him down?  Read on!