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Sandtroopers.com Reveals Massive 2011 TRU Vintage Y-Wing Gallery

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Over at Sandtroopers.com is a Y-Wing Fighter gallery of an as-of-yet unannounced vehicle which is, clearly, an upcoming Toys R Us exclusive. Painted up similarly to the red-striped 1970s die-cast metal vehicle, this retooled vehicle has a redesigned interior plus the first-ever modern era astromech socket.  Check it out!

Hasbro Star Wars Wave 7 Vintage Shipping Now, 8 Delayed until October

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hasbro's wildly popular Wave 7 of The Vintage Collection is shipping to (and from) online stores like Entertainment Earth and Big Bad Toy Store today, so if you pre-ordered, check your order status.  (They should be hitting stores shortly.)  Last week @EntEarth on Twitter (which is me) confirmed wave 8 and wave 8 revision 1 of TVC have been delayed until October, but pre-orders are open now.

Star Wars Vintage Collection Wedge Variant Discovered

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 31, 2011

You thought that all you had to do was to track down one of the presently extremely scarce just-released Wedge Antilles figures?  Well, you're wrong.  Hasbro now has a package variant to be on the watch for, and you can read more about Hasbro salting your wounds at Yakface.com for the full story.

eBay Auction Confirms New Y-Wing in Vintage Return of the Jedi Box

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Update: A round, silver embossed Toys R Us exclusive sticker can be seen in one of the auction images.  

A new Y-Wing Fighter has been confirmed by eBay, or at least, a convincing packaging mock-up has surfaced in Australia.  Following the Kmart exclusive B-Wing Fighter, it seems this is a tweaked version of the 1983 toy yet again, with some important upgrades.

Vintage Wedge Antilles Listed at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 2, 2011

After a few delays, the first (and hopefully not only) case featuring Wedge Antilles and Yoda has been posted to Entertainment Earth.  It's a Wave 3 revision, so it also sports the Gamorrean Guard, Jedi Luke Skywalker, R2-D2, and other really awesome figures from last year.  Pre-orders are open now and, as always, we'll have more information as it becomes available.  For now this is the only known case with Wedge.

New Vintage Wave Leaked Early

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 12, 2011

 

Toy Fair is a fun time of year, and it looks like we get to open a few of our presents early.  A new wave of The Vintage Collection is known to us because a packaged sample of Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Pilot) has been making the rounds.   New figures include Lando Calrissian (General), Clone Trooper, AT-RT Driver, Fi-Ek Sirch, and a new Weequay.

Revised Hasbro Vintage Yoda Cardback (and Jedi Luke) Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 6, 2011

The wonderful people at JediNews.co.uk have a picture of the front and back of the Yoda figure from The Vintage Collection Wave 5.  Originally slated for Wave 3 on a Return of the Jedi cardback, Hasbro has reworked the package to include a Revenge of the Sith logo and photograph-- and it definitely looks a lot cooler.  Click through for more!  And if you squint on the back