Action Figures

Figure of the Day: Day 1,354

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 23, 2010

What's big, grey, and has a giant gun for a hand?  That's right, the Heavy Assault Super Battle Droid.  This retooled version of the 2008 berserker now has a useful built-in weapon and a slightly changed deco-- is it worth it?  Read on!

Image Bank: Jodo Kast (K-Mart)

By Mike — Sunday, August 22, 2010

"Ain't Nothing like the real thing, Baby" is a tune that Jodo Kast should have listened to when taking on the reputation and identity of one Boba Fett. This K-Mart exclusive improves upon the 2008 version with a removable helmet and new headsculpt as well as an updated paint app.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,353

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 20, 2010

Hasbro isn't shy about reusing its 2001 Rebel Trooper mold. This body has had no fewer than 5 heads to date and Hasbro seems to waffle on the prospects of redoing what was once a state-of-the-art release.  Should you pick up this, yet another version of the famous trooper? Read on!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,352

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 19, 2010

If you like your robots retro, the Rocket Battle Droid is a good candidate.  Released in a couple of ways so far, this figure has a big can opener, a rocket pack, and a wacky helmet thing on his head.  How can you go wrong?  You can't!  Read on!

TRU Vintage AT-AT Found

By Mike — Thursday, August 19, 2010

Our desert based Galactic Hunter, Mickey Gunslinger, comes through once again reporting that the Kennertastic Vintage Boxed AT-AT was found today in Toys R Us Chandler, AZ with a TRU exclusive price of $109.99. Happy Hunting and keep reporting those finds hunters!

 

Figure of the Day: Day 1,351

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 18, 2010

A former Fan's Choice candidate, and also a figure Hasbro once said couldn't ever be done with a removable helmet, this Rebel Trooper in Scout Trooper Disguise (or Nik Sant, maybe) is pretty swell. Part of a great Battle Pack, he's most likely long gone from your stores-- but should you get him if you find one somehow?  Read on!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,350

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hey kids, it's Roth-Del Masona, or another Jedi for you to buy!  This figure was (and still is) available at Target as an exclusive and was forged from the mighty form of an existing Mace Windu body.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Hasbro @ Celebration 5 - Douse The Houselights (Big Photos With Commentary)

By Adam May — Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Jon Stewart, call me! I'll trade you a Stormy Sevenspire figure for a Jon Stewart, and welcome to the club! Also... Aayla Secura A-Go-Go, Dr. Evazan, the FAN-tastic/KID-tastic Droid Factory Galactic Swap Meet, Slave 1, and some of the rumors (keeping me grounded). Also... exit smiling.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,349

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 16, 2010

Today let's look at Clone Captain Rex, covered in eel blood!  Figure of the Day has never been so gross.  Is this figure worth picking up just because he's covered in blue goo?  Read on!

Celebration V: Final Gallery Updates

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 15, 2010

Packaged Battle of Endor pilot boxed set photos with new droids and Grizz Frix!  Attack of the Clones vintage figures with different views and outfits!  Adorable plushies!  Massive fan diorama galleries!  The entire TK Project Stormtrooper helmet collection!  All of this awaits you below!

Celebration V: Presenting the StewartTrooper!

By Mike — Saturday, August 14, 2010

Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event – a one of a kind (NOT FOR SALE) 3.75-inch Jon Stewart Stormtrooper action figure! 

Hasbro Panel and Booth Round-Up for CV

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

 

So you aren't in Florida.  Some of us are-- and we're taking more pictures and notes about what you can expect from Hasbro next year!  Want to see what's on tap for Galactic Heroes, The Clone Wars, Vintage, and more?  Read this fancy-pants article!

Saturday Cardback: Anakin Skywalker

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

We've had Obi-Wan Kenobi, yesterday was General Grievous, and today it's Anakin Skywalker!  This is the one that may have a running change to "Darth Vader" on the nameplate, so you may as well get this special version if you're here.  And if you aren't?  Well, you're dead to me.

Hasbro Celebration V Collector Presentation

By Todd Vierling — Friday, August 13, 2010

Just posted: a gallery of the slides from Hasbro's collector presentation... another gallery with photo highlights from the presentation... and for the completists out there, click on "Read More" for this article to download the whole presentation as a PDF. (Edit: Fixed PDF link; was only showing up for some users.)

Celebration V Hasbro Panel Notes-- Backwards

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 13, 2010

I live-tweeted the panel, but if you missed it, here are my posts in reverse order-- included are highlights from the slides as well as commentary. Big news: 3-Packs 3-Pack, Kohl's Galactic Heroes AT-ST, Vintage AOTC wave! It's messy.