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!
They're here! Well, they're on the way - click here to order your Amazon exclusive Star Wars Legacy Collection action figure 6-pack. it's filled with troopers, Sun Fac, and two droids - including the totally new FA-4 Pilot Droid.
The very hard-to-find second wave 2012 Star Wars Naboo Fighter is in stock at Amazon.com for a mere $24.98, or about what it would have cost at a big box store had it actually ever arrived there. Free shipping with Amazon Prime is included. Click here to grab one while you can!
So I got the new Amazon Exclusive Vintage Collection TIE Interceptor here, and the big question I've been hearing - a lot - is "is it different?" The answer is yes, actually - the plastic color is different enough from other movie versions of the ship to be notable, so let's find out more.
It's here! Amazon's TIE Interceptor is in stock and ready to ship right now, with many orders having processed and gone out the door. It's similar to a previously-released model, with a few minor deco differences and a new box. How different is it?
New pictures available and pre-orders are open! Amazon Has Star Wars The Black Series Wave 2 pre-orders open right now. As an added bonus, accessories are shown for the new 6-inch and 3 3/4-inch figures, including Slave Leia's two weapons. Release dates, pricing, and availability after the break.
Were you waiting on the Hasbro Star Wars Amazon Exclusive Slave I? Well... uh... it looks like it's going through some more drama. Also, the TIE Interceptor had a price cut of a few bucks - you may wish to call Amazon to change your order. Want to know more? Or would you like the phone number? Sure ya would. Read on!
After almost a year of waiting since it was teased at Celebration VI in Orlando last year, we finally started to get our Amazon exclusive The Vintage Collection jumbo Slave I vehicle. It's 20-inches long, almost 50% bigger than the previous releases of Boba's vehicle, and has more features than ever. One of these features is a rotating wings and a gravity-centered pilot's station inside the cockpit, and in the 2010 The Clone Wars Rise of Boba Fett Battle Pack it worked great. This new version needs some work - a bad spring prevents things from locking properly. Want to fix it? Go get a Phillips head screwdriver, an old clicky pen, and read on.
A few of you have written in because your Amazon Exclusive The Vintage Collection Boba Fett's Slave I vehicle has arrived! But here's the thing - some of them are showing up in a nice Hasbro-made white mailer box, and others, well, aren't.
UPDATE: I added some comments about an errant spring and how you can fix it with a pen and a screwdriver and just a dash of gumption.
It's coming! Season 5 of The Clone Wars will be out on DVD and Blu-Ray. Not only will it be sold in a set by itself, but a better, much cheaper Blu-Ray of all 5 seasons is coming to penalize those of us that bought the sets along the way.