Brian's Toys Newsletter: Clone Wars Wave 2 and 3 IN STOCK!

By Mike — Friday, April 13, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The 2012 Clone Waves Waves 2 & 3 have now arrived!  Pick up these two waves which include Ahsoka (Suba Gear), Commander Wolffe, Commander Boss and several more.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,783

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, April 13, 2012

It's the third release of swimming Kit Fisto in "realistic" style! This one was the best, because it came with a wire-filled cloak, a better paint job, and a cool astromech droid sidekick.  I hope you got yours!  Read on!

Dark Horse: July 2012 Solicitations

By Mike — Friday, April 13, 2012

Here are the latest solicitations from Dark Horse Comics for July 2012. In the final chapter of Blood Ties, the man behind the murder of Boba Fett has sent his army of  mercenaries to kill Fett's ex-wife and child. Darth Maul: Death Sentence is a new mini-series following up on the season finale of The Clone Wars starring the new mechanically limbed Sith Lord and his brother Savage Opress!

SWAN 341: Love At First Click

By Mike — Friday, April 13, 2012

Marjorie and Arnie are back behind the mic on Star Wars Action News, and they've brought with them new Star Wars collecting news and reviews. On this week's podcast, they review two exclusive Gentle Giant mini-busts, the 2011 Collector's Guild exclusive Commander Fox and the 2012 WonderCon exclusive Yoda with 3-D glasses. With limited production runs are these two busts worth featuring in your collection? Listen to find out!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,782

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 12, 2012

This General Grievous was from the wonderful but short-lived line of Walmart Droid Factory sets.  The cape is the unique feature of this one, but is it enough?  Read on!

Sideshow: Premium Format Captain Rex Pre-Order

By Mike — Thursday, April 12, 2012

The  Captain Rex Premium Format Figure  is now available for pre-order! The exclusive Sideshow edition will include a grenade belt. 

 

Print Ad: It's The Quiet Ones You Have To Watch Out For

By Mike — Wednesday, April 11, 2012

This print ad was actually out last summer featuring VC51 Barriss Offee, but she'll be back in circulation as part of 2012 Wave 5 slated for release later this month in case you missed her the first time.

Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments 2012

By Mike — Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Hallmark reveals their Keepsake Ornaments for 2012 which include Han Solo to the Rescue, a TIE Interceptor, Darth Vader Peekbuster, General Grievous, and a Sith Apprentice Darth Maul

BBTS NEWS: LEGO, Gentle Giant, TF, TMNT, Marvel, DC, Star Wars & More

By Mike — Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Here's the latest newsletter from our sponsors at BigBadToyStore. The latest pre-orders include the new Sixth Scale Tusken Raider and new minibusts and Jumbo Vintage Figures from Gentle Giant. There's also some new older and overstocked items drastically reduced in their Clearance Section!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,781

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The tough-to-spell Ratts Tyerell is in stores now, most likely.  While some noticed the initial wave is hanging (because it is), he'll probably dry up soon-- should you get him before he does?  I think so. Read on!

Hasbro Announces New Sustainability Packaging Initiative

By Mike — Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Hasbro is going green in more ways than one in 2013. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island company has announced plans to reduce product packaging in many of its global brands, which will result in a 15% improvement in the average product to packaging ratio and a more environmentally friendly packaging overall. 

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Gentle Giant: April 2012 Solicitations

By Mike — Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Gentle Giant has released their solicitations this month for exciting new product coming out in the 4th Quarter of 2012. For Star Wars, these include a new Death Trooper Statue and the Jumbo Vintage Red Snaggletooth and Red Security Battle Droid Minibust which were revealed at last month's WonderCon.

Sideshow: Premium Format Rex Gallery

By Mike — Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Sideshow has posted a great photo gallery of the new and upcoming Premium Format Captain Rex. Pre-orders will begin this Thursday, April 12th, typically between 2-3 pm. The exclusive Sideshow edition will include a grenade belt. 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,780

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 10, 2012

While not called out on the front of the box, this ARF Trooper is basically Trapper from the really cool Geonosis story arc.  There were zombies and dirt, which I hear kids love.  Should you get him?  Does he look like Waxer and Boil?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,779

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 9, 2012

It's interesting to see that this Battle Droid is getting another run, and is one of the oldest figures to get a redeco in the line's run. (First issue 1998, this issue 2012.)  So the STAP is quite different, but how about the figure?  Read on!