Figure of the Day

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,571: Major Vonreg (Resistance line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Sort of a futuristic throwback, Major Vonreg (Resistance line look) is a skinny, brightly-colored figure that looks like he might have been at home in the 1980s Droids line - so you know I love it.  But will you?   Yes.  It's red, it's a pilot, and it's probably the only figure we'll see of this guy.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,570: Stormtrooper (Mimban, The Vintage Collection)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 21, 2019

If you can find it, now that it's finally hitting shelves at Walmarts, this Stormtrooper (Mimban, The Vintage Collection) is fantastic.  Articulation is above par, it has two blasters, there's a cloth cape, and it's one of the best things going right now.  Again - provided you can find it.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,569: General Grievous (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 19, 2019

This General Grievous (The Black Series 6-Inch) is shipping now, and it's pretty fancy.  Hasbro left off the symbol on his cape, but did add pockets to store lightsabers in the lining.   It looks good, but lacks some of the articulation of the admittedly not-so-elegant 3 3/4-inch The Vintage Collection release from a few years ago.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,568: Jarek Yaeger (Resistance line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 14, 2019

You probably should go run out and buy this Jarek Yaeger (Resistance line look)  if you see it.  It's a good human figure, with a good droid and a swappable head helmet accessory.  I don't assume there will be many more waves of Resistance, so go ahead and get the set unless you hate 1980s-style articulation that really works.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,567: Bucket R1-J5 (Resistance line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Look, I like droids. So do you.  You already know you want and indeed need the Bucket R1-J5 (Resistance line look), which has a helmet instead of a dome.  It's awesome.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,566: Kaz Xiono (Resistance line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 7, 2019

Starring in Resistance is Kaz Xiono (Resistance line look)!  You're probably not watching the show, but Hasbro did a good job with the figure.  It has a nice silhouette, stands and sits well, and feels like a classic Kenner action figure (made in 2019.)  The face paint is really good too - read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,565: Imperial Patrol Trooper (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 5, 2019

I really like the Imperial Patrol Trooper (The Black Series 6-Inch).  You can see elements of other troopers in here, like shins from various Rogue One troopers, a helmet that looks like a mutant Stormtrooper, and body armor that's vaguely recalling the 1983 Biker Scouts.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,564: Rio Durant (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 28, 2019

This Rio Durant (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look) is a little tough to find, but you can still grab it if you're able to find one.  He has removable goggles, two blasters, and a ton of articulation.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,563: Val (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 26, 2019

It's Val!  As Force Link 2.0 fades into memory, the last wave is something you should chase down - there were some good figures in this one.  Val turned out particularly well, and as the only 3 3/4-inch Val you probably should go ahead and get one. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,562: Stormtrooper (Galaxy of Adventures)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 21, 2019

This Stormtrooper (Galaxy of Adventures) is in tubes and possibly in a store near you. The detail and plastic are above and beyond what we've seen in the past, as is his height.   It's pretty spectacuar, and you're being charged accordingly.  Is it worth it?  Yes.  Is it worth army building at that price?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,561: L3-37 (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 19, 2019

This L3-37 (The Black Series 6-Inch)  is a nifty release from Solo: A Star Wars Story. She has a lot of astromech parts and is a self-made bot according to lore!  The articulation is good, the deco is nice, and the design is totally unique.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,560: Han Solo (Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 14, 2019

We got a new Star Wars movie in 2018, but people didn't see it.  The name didn't appear on the toy packages.  You couldn't even get its star as a basic figure - Han Solo only came as a pack-in during the Solo: A Star Wars Story launch in theaters.  While not everyone loves all the new movies, it's hard to fathom why you wouldn't give kids access to the movie's title character in the basic assortment - as far as I know, for any franchise, this is kind of unprecedented. The figure was packed with a sound reader, which itself required a firmware update that wasn't offered for weeks after launch - and as of today, still isn't fully functional.  But was the figure nice? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,559: Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Another new classic Original Trilogy figure? Two in one year? We're being spoiled!  Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection) hadn't been retouched this century, so a remake seemed timely.  It seems to have more color than the actual costume from the movie, and the exceptional kind of articulation that qualifies as "standard" in 2019.  You know you want one - I assume you're buying one.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,558: TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 7, 2019

This TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look) was shipped in a couple of configurations, basically as the same figure but with different other stuff in the box. It's in a Solo Force Link 2.0 TIE Fighter and in Target's Mimban 6-pack.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,557: Saelt-Marae (Yak Face, The Vintage Collection)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 5, 2019

It was nearly a year ago Hasbro teased us with the first glimpse of Yak Face at New York Toy Fair.  The next Toy Fair is days away, and Saelt-Marae (whatever) is here now! It's pretty good - the coloring and weapon matches up nicely to the vintage original figure, but it include the coat and a more accurate head.  You want this one - and maybe you're getting one with your Sail Barge.  Read on!