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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,741

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 15, 2012

My flight just landed, but I wrote up this Rum Sleg a while ago.  It's pretty awesome, and sadly is not part of the Episode I Redux going on right now.  It's a solid design, if a little weird, and feels very Star Wars-y despite

Going Green in '13

By Mike — Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Yakface.com has confirmed that the new line look for 2013 will be Yoda for the anticipated 3D release of Episode II: Attack of the Clones.  "The packaging uses a sweeping black/green theme and utilizes design cues and textures found on Geonosis", according to Yakface.

Toy Fair 2012: The Hasbro Star Wars Report

By Mike — Wednesday, February 15, 2012

2011 was, to put it mildly, a lackluster year for Star Wars action figure collecting.  Lackluster in that it didn’t quite meet the promise of 2010, where The Vintage Collection was launched with such alacrity and The Clone Wars line churning out great episodes and figures. Last year, we had distribution issues, waves of figures that were held back, and even other waves that were found on discount pegs at TJ Maxx before you even found them at a Target.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,740

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 14, 2012

So, Clone Commander Jet.  I know what you want to read is commentary on Toy Fair, but, as a member of the toy industry, I'm in meetings and trying to figure out how to cram a pile of paperwork into a carry-on bag with my dirty socks.  I'll try to write something on the plane or as soon as I can get sme decent time to collect my notes.  This trooper was delayed, and features a unique accessory.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,739

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 13, 2012

Look at this Pit Droid.  Just look at it.  It's a reissue, more or less, of the Episode I "exclusive" figure from Europe and Asia.  It's pretty good.  Read on!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Showroom Videos

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

We've posted a couple of more videos from the Hasbro showroom featuring more zoom close up shots of the fabulous new Vintage Collection figures from the Toy Fair 2012 Collector Media Event. Enjoy!

New Rebel Pilots and Ewoks Battle Packs

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

There's more on the way for 2012 including a new Pilots Battle Pack with Porkins and Tiree and an Ewoks set with Kneesa and Teebo courtesy of POTF2.com. We like the nod to the animated series with the Ewoks set but did Porkins go on a Slim Fast diet?.

Toy Fair 2012: MTT In Action (Video)

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

Here's a video of the new BMF for 2012, the Trade Federation MTT. It comes with a lot of electronic sounds, a motorized retractable compartment for the battle droid army, and a lot of other play features that may or may not justify the $130-140 price tag for you.. Check out the video ahead!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Image Bank Up!

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

We have posted up our Hasbro Collector Media Event photos to our Image Bank. There's a bunch of eye candy to see, including the amazing MTT, a brand new Tarkin, a Bespin Gown Leia, Weequay, and so much more! Did you ever dream of having a Jar Jar in carbonite? Well that just came true! A new SDCC exclusive that's based on the Bespin Chamber with 6 figures and a frozen Gungan!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Live Tweeting Now

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

Please join us as we live tweet @galactichunter the Hasbro Toy Fair Collector Media Event! Click here!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,738

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 10, 2012

New! You probably bought this Darth Maul by now, knowing full well that it's the first completely new sculpt based on the movie costume since 2005.  It has ball joints.  It has ball elbows.  It has a new head.  But is this enough?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,737

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Because you asked!  Aurra Sing is part of that frighteningly new Walmart exclusive wave of Discover the Force figures with awkward, sure-to-be-damaged 3D glasses hanging off the side.  I don't doubt she will be the most popular figure in the wave, with an antenna (finally!) and an awesome lightsaber suitcase.

Hasbro Getting AMP'D For Toy Fair

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

Hasbro issued their Toy Fair press release breaking down their several brands, a few of which are hitting the big screen this year, including Star Wars of course. In their Star Wars announcement, they highlight their new Fighter Pods micro figure line and Star Wars AMP'D: "For the first time ever, kids will be able to quickly and easily customize the most iconic STAR WARS vehicles and prepare them for any mission: land, space, sea or air! In 2012, the line features 9 figures and 6 vehicles."

Toy Fair 2012: What's In The Cargo Hold?

By Mike — Thursday, February 9, 2012

We've been doing this for over 12 years (except Pawlus, who has been in the thick of things since '95) and this stuff never gets old. There's always a sense of anticipation on what's to be revealed by Hasbro this Saturday for their Toy Fair Collector Media Event. We've already seen a glimpse of the MTT and a few figures from the U.K. Toy Fair, but we are raring to go to show what else Hasbro has in store for 2012 and perhaps 2013. 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,736

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 8, 2012

This bright orange Bomb Squad Trooper comes from a new Battle Pack with 3 new Clones in it.  Naturally, it's the one that sells out first.  Should you chase him down?  Read on!