Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,155: R2-Series Astromech Droid Silver and Blue MK II (not R2-D2)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: R2-Series Astromech Droid Silver and Blue MK II!  It's a lot like the last R2-D2, but not - other than the dome, each piece has slightly different tooling and a lot of deco tweaks.   It's for completists only, but at this point that's a lot of us.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,153: R4-Series Astromech Droid Blue (MK II)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 15, 2015

One of at least a few droids to be redone in the Droid Factory, this R4-Series Astromech Droid Blue (MK II)  is actually fairly different - it's not just a slightly different shade of blue, but the paint masks on the dome are different, too.   Even though at first glance it looks the same, it's not - you can see some pretty striking differences when you click here to read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,152: R3-Series Astromech Droid Silver

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 14, 2015

The R3-Series Astromech Droid Silver  is pretty good - I daresay this is the dome to end all domes.  It works with every body configuration I've tried so far, it just matches nicely.  As such, you should get a few - I just have the one, so go get me some more while you're at it.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,151: R9-Series Astromech Droid Silver

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 13, 2015

You don't know that you want the R9-Series Astromech Droid Silver, but you do.  The colors work really well here, and the previous brightly colored versions - while nice - aren't quite as cool as this release.  You can get it at Disneyland now, but if you aren't going there to build it you can read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,150: R7-Series Astromech Droid Gold

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Another day, another droid!  Our pal Shannon helped me out so now we're going to look at more robots starting with the R7-Series Astromech Droid Gold.  It's a new Disney droid - notable in that the "Hasbro" name has been scraped off the figure's legs now - and you can get it on your next trip to Anaheim.  More are coming later this year, we hear, but how is this one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,149: Han Solo Stormtrooper Disguise (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 21, 2015

It's time to go on hiatus for at least until the new droids show up - but first, let's look at the 6-inch Han Solo Stormtrooper Disguise!   It's pretty nice - mine had some paint smudging that cleaned right up.  He has a helmet and a blaster, plus his blaster has some extra paint on it - the regular Stormtrooper does not. As such, this may be a decent army-builder.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,148: Bossk (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 20, 2015

Check out Bossk (The Black Series 6-Inch)!  He's pretty cool - but he's awesome on a shelf of other figures.  By himself, he's just pretty good - does he look cooler than the 7-inch Unleashed figure from a few years ago?  Click here to find out when you read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,147: Stormtrooper Commander (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, April 17, 2015

The Rebels Stormtrooper Commander is a must-buy because it comes with Hera.  It's also pretty neat - like every custom Sandtrooper before 1996, it's just a Stormtrooper with a shoulder pad.  That's pretty much it, and that's really all it needs to be.  I like it. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,146: Ezra Bridger (Cadet, Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 16, 2015

Check out Ezra Bridger (Cadet) from the Mission Series.  It's the first alternate costume figure for one of the Rebels cast, so it's a pretty exciting thing to have here!   He has a recolored helmet, a slightly shorter build, and a pretty great paint job.  Read the full review!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,145: Luke Skywalker (Hoth, Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, April 15, 2015

From the Mission Series line, here's Luke Skywalker (Hoth)!  He's got Wampa damage and is a pretty good modern update to the original 1982 Kenner action figure.  I've been seeing a few of these in stores this week, so I'd suggest getting while the getting is good and the pricing isn't increased.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,144: Han Solo (Hoth, Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 14, 2015

We looked at the 6-inch version last week, so today we'll look at the new Mission Series 2015 Han Solo (Hoth) action figure, hitting pegs and online shelves now.  It comes with Luke and for the asking price, it's amazing.  However you'll immediately lament the loss of trapdoor Tauntaun toys, and hopefully Hasbro will consider making a new one for us - because, let's be honest, that'd be pretty awesome.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,143: Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise, Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 13, 2015

Today, let's look at Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise) in Figure of the Day! This one looks better in person than in the close-up shots as the head goes, but he’s normal Stormtrooper height with a helmet that’s a smidge too tight.  Want to know more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,142: Hera Syndulla (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, April 10, 2015

Hey kids, it's Hera Syndulla!  This green, orange, and brown figure looks like it might fit right in with some of your existing pilots, plus she comes with a swell Stormtrooper Commander figure too.  You don't have one, so get this one.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,141: Princess Leia (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 9, 2015

And now, back to Mission Series.  This new Princess Leia is the first toy of this costume to be sold outside of a boxed set in nearly a decade, meaning she'll probably blow off the shelves in a hurry.  Don't miss this one!  Read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,105: Han Solo and Tauntaun (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: the 6-inch Han Solo and Tauntaun!  This is a great one.  You should get one.  It's a new sculpt across the board, and Han looks a lot like the just-releases Mission Series set too.  Check it out, read on!