Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,240: Poe Dameron (Flight Suit 6-Inch Black Series, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Don't (or do) miss Poe Dameron!  This 6-inch pilot figure has a great sculpt with lots of wonderful detail, but strange ankles and stranger face deco.  If you leave the helmet on, it isn't bad - the swappable fists are a nice touch.  But do you need this one?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,238: First Order Snowtrooper Officer (6-Inch Black Series, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 16, 2015

I haven't seen the First Order Snowtrooper Officer in stores since I got mine last month, but hey - it's new!  This exclusive takes a plain Snowtrooper (which isn't out yet) and adds a pauldron, thus making it a better figure than the regular release is likely to be.  If you can get it, it's pretty slick - so good hunting.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,237: Flametrooper (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 13, 2015

The armored Flametrooper has neat armor but weird weapon integration - you can't quite plug in the backpack or torch.   Is it worth paying up to get the orange body armor with First Order symbols?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,236: First Order Snowtrooper (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, November 12, 2015

Check out the First Order Snowtrooper.  It's not bad - nice gun, decent sculpt, and for some reason space Wolverine claws for cosplay purposes.  Is it worth adding to your growing army, or is it time to admit the grim, bony fingers reaching from the grave have deprived you of the joy you once experienced from toys as a child?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,234: Boba Fett (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 10, 2015

You love this guy.  You'll like this figure.   Boba Fett comes with clamp-on armor that feels like it fell out of a 1992 Kenner sketchbook - it's ugly, and it's neat.  You may love it! You may not.  That's up to you.  I think it's neat enough to share with you, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,233: Luke Skywalker (Armor, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 9, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: Luke Skywalker!  Loosely inspired by the Sandstorm Scene and whatever was in the water at Kenner in the late 1980s, this Armor Up version of the Jedi Knight features the same sculpt and lightsaber from last year, but with wacky wrappings, belts, and a backpack for reasons nobody will ever truly understand.  Is it worth the $13? Of course not - but it's weird and fun anyway, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,232: Goss Toowers (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 6, 2015

Meet Goss Toowers - the Resistance's famous mechanic.  Dig him up and shake his hand, and then wonder just what role he plays in the movie.  He's got awesome metallic gloves and a spiffy helmet, but is he a character or is he just scenery?  We'll find out soon, but until then we can look at the figure and squint.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,231: PZ-4CO (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, November 5, 2015

We got a new Astromech with BB-8, so let's enjoy a new protocol droid with PZ-4CO!  She's blue, she has a long neck, and she looks and feels more toy-like than a lot of other recent figures.  For this reason, why wouldn't you want to buy one?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,230: General Hux (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Meet General Hux!  It's a new character that totally isn't Denis Leary cosplaying as Toht from Raiders.  He's got a long coat, a short gun, and a hat - what more could you ask for?  If it was First Order logos on his sleeves, you'd get that too.  Anyway, it's neat - read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,229: Kylo Ren (Wings, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Back in September we got Kylo Ren. And now we got another one, with new wacky extra weapons - they're basically wings with Weequay pikes at the end of them.  Is it worth re-buying?   Does it matter if you're a completistRead on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,228: The Inquisitor (Rebels, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 2, 2015

Today, let's look at the repackage figure of The Inquisitor with a new shield weapon!  It's neat - well, it's not bad.  You technically have it, but new accessories do warrant a second look.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,227: Stormtrooper Officer (Desert, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 30, 2015

An Entertainment Earth exclusive, the desert flavor of the Stormtrooper Officer comes with a red pauldron and a totally different paint job on his Assault Walker.   It's a little whiter than the jungle trooper, and looks like it should fit right in on a Jakku shelf. It's also shipping right now.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,226: Sarco Plank (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 29, 2015

Walk the plank!  Or don't.  This is Sarco Plank, a new alien menace who has popped up in at least one of the books so far.  He's due to be in The Force Awakens and if I were a betting man, I'd assume in a very limited role.  Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,225: Ahsoka Tano (Rebels, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 28, 2015

In 2008, she wasn't well received.  Today Ahsoka Tano and her appearances on Star Wars Rebels are a huge, huge deal.  This figure comes packaged with Darth Vader and it's a fast seller - buy it if you see it (and enjoy the show)!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,224: Unkar's Thug (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Unkar's Thug is here!  He's masked, he has a swell vest, and he's a normal height for an action figure.  But what is under the mask? That, I don't know.  Speculate wildly, or read this review.   Read on!