Darth Vader

Darth Vador Burger Makes Its Debut In France

By Mike — Friday, January 6, 2012

French-Belgian fast food chain Quick is releasing Star Wars themed burgers just in time for the TPM 3D release.  Part of this special menu is a "Darth Vador" Burger with an all black bun. A Jedi Burger and Dark Burger will also be served.

Click here for more on this culinary monstrosity and thanks to Perrin for the heads up!

Comic-Con: Death Star Trench Run UBP

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Not too exciting but it's definitely new and forthcoming. The images are starting to emerge from the biggest geekfest of the year as SuperHeroHype.com posts a shot directly from Hasbro's booth of the upcoming ToysRUs exclusive Death Star Trench Run Ultimate Battle Pack featuring Luke Skywalker's X-wing Fighter and Darth Vader's TIE Fighter with their associated action figures.

Vader Project Nominated For Designer Toy Award

By Mike — Saturday, July 9, 2011

The Vader Project has been nominated in the category of Most Influential Event by the Designer Toy Awards. You can register and vote now by clicking hereCurated and produced by Dov Kelemer and Sarah Jo Marks of DKE Toys (www.dketoys.com), The Vader Project features 100 of the best underground artists and designers working today. For this unique project, each artist customized a 1:1 scale authentic prop replica of the actual Darth Vader helmet featured in the STAR WARS™ films.  

Image Bank: SL06 Darth Vader

By Mike — Saturday, December 4, 2010

 Ah, the tale of two Vaders, also known as Vader's aplenty for the holiday pegs.  First releasing the removable helmet figure from 2008's The Legacy Collection (BD08), Hasbro run changes it for the more ESB appropriate version from 2006's The Saga Collection. Both versions are readily available on the pegs along with the newly released The Vintage Collection figure. 

Image Bank: SL11 Darth Vader (Sith Apprentice)

By Mike — Monday, November 29, 2010

The "guts" of this sculpt was from the Sith Evolutions figure from 2005, which Hasbro retooled along with a new headsculpt for The 30th Anniversary Collection in 2008. Now that The Vintage Collection figure is considered the frontrunner, this SL version, with its limited arm articulation but not too bad a head sculpt, is relegated to secondary Battle Pack filler status. You know, for the kids.

Gentle Giant: Comic-Con Exclusive McQ Vader Minibust and Vintage Stormtrooper

By Mike — Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Gentle Giant has a lot planned for Comic-Con featuring plenty of the expected activity in their booth and a couple of nostalgic/vintage awesome Star Wars exclusives!