The Black Series

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,046: Pablo-Jill (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Now here's one you'll like.  Pablo-Jill was released a few years ago with an excellent statue of a figure - gorgeous - but this new one is way more articulated, with the best wrists I've seen on any Jedi figure to date.  Actual ball-and-socket wrists make this completely articulated figure streets ahead of the competition, easily making it the best prequel Jedi of the season.  Read on!

Ad: Star Wars Black Series 3 Pre-Orders, Wave 2 Vehicles In Stock at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Ad: Sith Happens!  Entertainment Earth has pre-orders up for Star Wars Black Series 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Wave 3, and just received the brand-new repaint wave Star Wars Class II Attack Vehicles Wave 3 featuring smaller starfighters and a mini Boba Fett's Slave I.  Click through for pricing and availability, plus the elusive breakdowns.  (And yes, it does give you a look at Darth Plagueis.)

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,045: Stormtrooper (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 29, 2013

So there's a new Stormtrooper in the 3 3/4-inch The Black Series line which you can buy online now as most stores haven't gotten any yet. It's basically the Dewback/Vintage 2010 Sandtrooper, minus the pauldron and backpack, with a different belt, and cooler guns.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,043: Luminara Unduli (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 25, 2013

I just got 6-inch wave 2 in the mail, but I already wrote Luminara Unduli up from The Black Series!  So read that.  She's a new sculpt with a removable hat, good deco, and an excellent sculpt, if you can get beyond the fact that your 2005 figure was probably fine.  Anyway.  Read on! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,042: R2-D2 (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 24, 2013

Do we need another R2-D2?  Maybe.  This The Black Series 3 3/4-inch release is from wave 2, and is essentially the 2007 Revenge of the Sith version from the 30th Anniversary Collection but without the flames and coin.  Is it cool?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,041: Mara Jade (The Black Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 23, 2013

New!  Mara Jade is shipping now - she's in stock at Entertainment Earth as I write this.  The body sculpt and articulation are top-notch, with great accessories.  But the hair?  Well, read all about it in Figure of the Day.

Ad: Star Wars The Black Series Wave 2 IN STOCK at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ad: They're here with free shipping!  Click here to get your Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Action Figures Wave 2 Case.  This is the one with Boba Fett, Slave Leia, Han Solo, and GreedoClick through for pricing and availability while supplies last!

Amazon Has Star Wars The Black Series Wave 2 Action Figure Pre-Orders

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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.

Ad: Amazon Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch In Stock

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ad: In stock now! Amazon has the Black Series 6-inch action figures for $19.99 each once again including Darth Maul, the Sandtrooper, Luke Skywalker, and R2-D2. Click here to order yours.

Review + Video: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Darth Maul Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 10, 2013

With The Black Series' 6-inch action figure line, Hasbro is focusing on adult and collector fan favorites which means Darth Maul is a sure thing. Traditionally the one character from the first prequel that everybody agrees is worth owning, Hasbro did a great job on this figure and it's probably the best-looking action figure of Mr. Maul we'll ever see. This review is sponsored by Entertainment Earth. Read the review or watch the video after the jump. You've got options!

Review + Video: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Because every line needs a hero, The Black Series' 6-inch action figure line brings us the Rebel Pilot version of Luke Skywalker from the original Star Wars. This figure is exceptional, with great detail and the ability to do things not all pilots can do - he can sit! With Bespin Luke due soon, should you order the pilot version now? This review is sponsored by Entertainment Earth. More (and a video) after the jump.

Review + Video: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Sandtrooper Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 5, 2013

Hasbro's launch of The Black Series' 6-inch action figure line kicks off with a figure that wasn't (but should've been) in the original line with the Sandtrooper. Having transformed from just a stormtrooper with mud and a shoulder pad to a surprisingly robust creation with unique knee armor, multiple guns, a giant backpack, and ammo pouches, this is undoubtedly the first 6-inch retail figure that you not only want, but simply must have. This review is sponsored by Entertainment Earth. More (and a video) after the jump.

Review + Video: Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch R2-D2

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 3, 2013

It's been in the works for a while, as the economy and collector interests have made The Black Series' 6-inch action figure line an essential addition.   R2-D2 is our token representation of the original 12 in the debut wave. Seeing as how fully-realized we've seen the droid in the 3 3/4-inch scale, is it possible to make him better - or just bigger? This review is sponsored by Entertainment Earth. Watch the video and read the review after the break!

Video Review: Star Wars The Black Series SDCC Boba Fett Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 25, 2013

The bad news: it sold out.  The good news: it's coming back in wave 2, minus the carbonite block.  It's The Black Series Boba Fett as Hasbro's debut super-articulated 6-inch action figure.  It has more articulation than ever, and the detail is pretty good too.  Oh, and it's scaled to that Hoverboard you got last year from Matty Collector.  Want to know more? Sure you do - read on and watch the video!

Star Wars Celebration Europe II: Hasbro Reveals

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 25, 2013

Hasbro held back a bunch for Celebration Europe!  Jedi News in the UK already has the scoop, click here to see 6-inch Bespin Luke and a Stormtrooper, plus what may be a part of Anakin Skywalker in there. But wait, there's more!