Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,441

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 22, 2010

If you like black repaints, and evidence says you do, this Omega Squad Commando figure is just the thing for you.  Based largely on the Boss design, he's black now... with no real color other than some silvers and greys.  Fancy!  Need it?  Yes.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,440

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 21, 2010

One of the most iconic aliens in the entire Star Wars saga are the Cantina Band musicians, which surprisingly didn't see plastic for the first time until 1997. Also surprising: the 2007 version of the character is the 1997 one with new paint. Is it any better?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,439

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 20, 2010

Another shipment of these exclusive figures showed up, so it's time to showcase/plug another one with Deliah Blue, the Zeltron lady from the Legacy comic series.  How is this red-skinned space babe?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,438

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 17, 2010

Hey, it's a Bonus Pit Droid!  Back in 2001, these thinks were basically the bigfoot of action figures-- you've never seen them, and you never will.  In 2007, Hasbro reissued them and now you can get them cheap-- that's life!   So is it worth getting these legends?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,437

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 16, 2010

Hey kids, it's BG-J38, another one of Jabba's gambling companions!  Basically.  This Return of the Jedi robot was rarely seen in the movie, and also rarely seen at retail.  Is it worth putting one together?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,436

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Just how many different Battle Droid figures can Hasbro give us?  TONS.   This one uses the new body mold, but paints it differently giving you yet another unique configuration of the ubiquitous robots.   Any good?  Yes.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,435

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The latest version of Padme to make the rounds on a basic card was this 2009 Queen Amidala from the Legacy range.  It's not bad-- she can't sit, but she looks pretty great!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,434

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 13, 2010

Hey kids, it's the new Clone Trooper figure which, oddly, is actually somewhat easy to find!  He's got more articulation than ever, and comes on a nice vintage cardback.  So how many can I put you down for?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,433

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 10, 2010

That's right, you heard right-- another Clone Trooper, this time a Target-specific version with a unique design on only one shoulder.  I'm assuming it's a different rank or something.  Are they any good?  You get two in a box, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,432

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 9, 2010

He was in the original Star Wars in the background, and now he gets to talk and be annoyed by Anakin Skywalker.  Admiral Yularen was a slow seller in 2009, but now he's gone and you can't have one.  Too bad.  Should you be upset?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,431

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Hey kids, it's the 7th Legion Clone Trooper!  Based on a concept armor, this spotted clone has a removable helmet (which was a novelty on  basic carded figures in 2007) and a lot of articulation.  How many does your army need?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,430

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Hey, do you know what's awesome?  Anakin Skywalker in his space suit.   It's a super-articulated figure with a fish bowl.  This is awesome-- seriously, it's fantastic and goofy and I love it.  You should own one.  Read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,429

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 6, 2010

Offered before many of you were born, Rocket Firing Boba Fett is something of a holy grail, a legend not just in Star Wars, but in the world of toy collecting in general.  The 2010 mail-in version has been changed significantly from the original design, meaning nobody should be able to pass this off as an original.  Is this a pro, or a con?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,428

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 3, 2010

Hasbro sure likes to make barely-different troopers, like this Scout Trooper from 2007. Hasbro put out a big exclusive boxed set at Target and painted each Biker Scout differently-- just to keep you busy.  (Or to make your dioramas better, perhaps.) Either way, how is it? Excellent. Read on, dudes!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,427

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 2, 2010

It's the first-ever modern-era Wicket which, at nearly 12 years old, is a lot less modern.  This was one of the first two modern Ewoks, setting the bar for the slow drip to follow for the next few years.  He was just upgraded, but how does the original stack up?  Read on!