Amazon has been marking down - and up - and down - a lot of toys over the last few days. Right now, the Vintage Collection Slave I at $35 and Vintage Collection TIE Interceptor at $25 are about as low as we've ever seen them. Droid Factory figures are back up to $35 - cheaper, but not as low as the $15 last week.
Numerous action figures are down to about $3-$5, and not just Star Wars - Batman 1966, Star Trek Kre-O, DC and other Mattel Batman figures, and Transformers are getting cut too. Click through to see more.
In what I can only assume is to make early adopters who paid $59.99 not a month and change ago feel as foolish as possible, Amazon cut the price on the Star Wars Legacy Collection Droid Factory Action Figure 6-Pack to a mind-blowing-but-why-stop-now $23.99. Black Series figures ($11.99 Greedo) and other items also received deep cuts, and since we're going to go ahead and say this qualifies as news, you'll see more of them after the jump.
Amazon's Cyber Week Lightning Deal Toy Page has two Lightning Deals of interest today. One, the Slave I, will be on sale at 10:00 AM PST. The TIE Interceptor will be on sale at 1:00 PM PST. Click here to see the deal page, and scroll over the Lightning Deals box to see these and other items.
Update #1: Slave I live now. Click here and add to cart. It's
Ad: While you probably don't need more Black Series 6-Inch Sandtrooper Action FIgures, Amazon has them for
$11.24 $10.12 - the best price I've seen yet. The armor is largely removable and I assume the dirt comes off, so customizers/troop builders/clearance finders - this is the time to order some Sandtroopers!
If you have been waiting on the Star Wars Legacy Collection Droid Factory Action Figure 6-Pack, the online seller slashed the price by $30 to $29.99! This makes it 50% off. Click through for pricing and availability on this, half-price Black Series figures, and other preposterously fine bargains.
Ad: Nobody's waiting for Black Friday! Amazon posted a Up to 50% Off Select Star Wars Figures page. Click here to see everything, including several $9.99 Black Series 6-inch figures, $5.18 3 3/4-inch figures, and even some cheap Mission Series and Vintage stuff! Check it out. I took the liberty of sorting out some of the deals by type after the break.
If you have been waiting on the Star Wars Legacy Collection Droid Factory Action Figure 6-Pack, the online seller dropped the price to $39.99! (Unfortunately, price adjustments can only be made within a week of delivery.) What's more, Star Wars The Black Series Mara Jade Action Figure is in stock too! If you're in the market for a second version of these to keep carded, this may be the time! Click through for pricing and availability.
Check out the movie version of TC-70, Jabba's protocol droid from The Clone Wars movie. It's pretty nice - it's also the build-a-droid from Amazon's exclusive Legacy 6-pack. Should you get it? Read on!
I know what you're thinking - didn't you buy a Vintage 212th Battalion Clone Trooper just about two years ago? Yes, but this one is just different enough to make you mad! New damage markings and slightly different orange patterning await you on this exclusive Droid Factory figure which now uses the 2011 Vintage Clone body, which the previous version did not. Read on!
Did you know you needed another Sun Fac? Neither did I. This Amazon-exclusive 2013 release is a redeco of the 2006 pegwarmer original, which would surely have poisoned the pegs. As such, we're all happy to see it online. It has fewer accessories than the original, lacks the eye scar, and has slightly different deco. Is the new release worth it? Read on!
What's new with the Black Squad TIE Pilot, Amazon's exclusive Droid Factory figure? Not much. The highlights are the inclusion of the rectangular gun which recalls the Kenner original, and the fact that the figure has not two, but one Imperial logo on his helmet. Read on!
Did we need another Battle Droid, even if it's based on the exceptional Vintage design from 2012? Probably not - the figure, despite being cool, has proven unpopular in its various toy forms. Amazon's exclusive version includes a TC-70 part, which makes it much more essential for your toy box. Read on!
Let's look at FA-4, the sole newly-tooled figure in Amazon's Legacy/Droid Factory boxed set. I'm pleased to report that it's pretty great - expensive, sure, but such is life these days for the Star Wars collector. Want to know more? Read on!
If this Amazon-exclusive Droid Factory Sandtrooper looks vaguely familiar, it should - Hasbro dusted off the really cool 2012 release, changed the pauldron, altered the mud, and gave him a droid part. And presto! New figure. At retail odds are you'd be swarming to get this, but as part of an online exclusive set with no real cohesion, it's probably going to be collector-only. Ah well! You're missing out. Read on!
Many of you have written in lamenting the vanishing Boba Fett's Slave I Vintage jumbo vehicle on Amazon on and off over the last week and change. As of right now it's in stock for $69.99, so if you were waiting go ahead and grab it. And the Droid Factory set. And the TIE Interceptor. And maybe some Black Series figures. For the first time in months, there are actually new things to buy!