Action Figures

2012 Big Vehicle: MTT?

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I guess there will be a home for those new folding Battle Droids after all. There's always a level of suspense around Toy Fair time on what the next BMF Vehicle will be. Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have a lead that it will be none other than the Episode I MTT (Multi Troop Transport)!  

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,724

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 23, 2012

Here today, gone tomorrow. PROXY was sitting around for a bit, but now he's gone and expensive.  Should you get the Kato to Starkiller's Inspector Clouseau? Yes. Read on!

Image Bank: VC78 Battle Droid

By Mike — Monday, January 23, 2012

Comparing the new Vintage Collection Battle Droid to the first versions from 1999 is almost like comparing a Vintage Kenner Stormtrooper with a modern super-articulated version. They're just worlds of sculpt, design, and engineering apart.

Image Bank: VC77 Ratts Tyerell & Pit Droid

By Mike — Saturday, January 21, 2012

Ratts Tyerell was originally supposed to be included as a 2 pack with BD11 Clegg Holdfast but was held back to be released in 2012 as part of The Vintage Collection. The date stamp on the figure even indicates 2009. How does he hold up over 2 years later? Hasbro executed a decent design and sculpt albeit we would have liked to have seen the "screaming" face instead of a calmer, grinning Ratts. The included Pit Droid has a nice new deco and is a re-used mold from the Bonus Pit Droids packed in place of Commtech Chips that were only released in Asia for The Episode I Collection.

New Clone Wars Images: Secura, Boss, Assault Submarine

By Mike — Friday, January 20, 2012

New carded and boxed images of the upcoming Clone Wars Aayla Secura, Republic Commando Boss, Captain Rex, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, The Republic Assault Submarine, and Attack Recon Fighter have been posted by Sandtroopers.com!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,723

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 20, 2012

This Battle Droid has a new sculpt and a big (small) vehicle.  So there's two good reasons to buy it, right?  Read on!

Image Bank: VC81 Ben Quadinaros & Otoga-222

By Mike — Friday, January 20, 2012

Presenting the Susan Lucci of the Fan's Choice Polls. Always the bridesmaid never the bride and all that stuff. Ben Quadinaros finally gets plasticized and in good style as a figure with good sculpt and likeness to the character and a workmanlike 12 points of articulation. He's packed with an Otoga-222 pit droid that was originally included with the 1999 Ody Mandrell figure. With the upcoming release of Mawhonic, the circle of pod racers are complete.

Entertainment Earth: Wave 2 Deleted Scenes Pre-Order Up Now

By Mike — Friday, January 20, 2012

The ROTJ Blu-Ray Deleted Scene Figures aka The Vintage Collection Wave 2 are now up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth! This wave includes the deleted "Sandstorm" scene figures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Lando Calrissian. The wave is scheduled for delivery in March.

Image Bank: VC82 Daultay Dofine

By Mike — Thursday, January 19, 2012

As far as figures in action are concerned, Neimoidians probably are up there with Imperial Dignitaries. They're just supposed to stand, sometimes speak, and scheme. The captain of the Trade Federation battleship blockading Naboo was remembered more as a "stunted slime" than anything, but Hasbro chose to put some real thought in his figure and give him a fully sculpted body and soft goods. Daultay Dofine is excellently designed with a removable headpiece and sculpted robe with a cloth material that drapes well. We're hoping Hasbro gives the same treatment when they finally (hopefully) release Sim Aloo

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,722

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Rebel Commando was a neat figure, but not really an update of the 1983 original.  He has a swell coat, though!  Is it worth picking up?  Sure. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,721

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 18, 2012

By popular demand, we will start looking at the 2003-2005-style animated Clone Wars figures starting with Anakin Skywalker!  How does this cartoony character hold up? Surprisingly well.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,720

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Very few Phantom Menace figures were made since 2001, so this R2-T0 is quite a treat on many levels.  It may not be 100% authentic to the stills from the film, but I'm OK with that.  It's gorgeous! I hope you have one, read on now!

Image Bank: VC86 Darth Maul

By Mike — Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It’s not news that Darth Maul is back in 2012. The tattooed Sith Lord is the face of the Hasbro 2012 line and also will make a much anticipated appearance in The Clone Wars series. For his Vintage Collection figure, Hasbro achieves a masterstroke of sculpt, articulation, and even tailoring.

Discover The Force In The UK

By Mike — Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The new Walmart U.S. exclusive Discover The Force figures were reported being found across the pond in the U.K.at a local ASDA store by a poster in the Rebelscum Forums 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,719

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 16, 2012

You get two of this Sky Trooper in the boxed set Hasbro made for Disney last summer.  I like it-- the stand isn't included, but man, it should be. It's cool.  Is this repaint worth it?  Read on!