Let's get this out of the way. That cardback is infallible like a holy relic and brings geeky tears to my eyes. Having a Darth Vader on a Kenner Star Wars card brings back so many memories, it's like an old childhood friendship rekindled. The action figure, while not entirely perfect, is pretty awesome too.
Imperial Navy Commander? Death Star Trooper? Why not keep it traditional planet obliterating evil with Death Squad Commander? The cardback is beautifully and nostalgically Kenner and the figure itself is certainly the best iteration of this character yet.
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about some cool new arrivals and a bunch of exciting new preorders.
Sideshow has posted a gallery of their upcoming Tusken Raider Sixth Scale figure. This piece looks pretty amazing from the photos and will be essential to complete that Original Trilogy Sixth Scale display.
Beginning today at 7-11 stores, specially marked bottles of Brisk will have a special Microsoft tag that can be scanned using the XBox 360's motion sensor that activates an exclusive Anakin Skywalker podracer in the new Kinect Star Wars game.
The third time is the charm! We got R2-B1 before in 2000 and 2007, but this is the one you'll want. This "newly" released hard-to-find Walmart exclusive started hitting big in the last week, so did you get yours? And should you? Read on!
The new Star Wars Kinect game for XBox 360 is released today. Check out this launch trailer featuring some aspiring Force users and be sure to order your copy!
Star Wars: The Essential Guide To Warfare by Jason Fry is released today. The facts, figures, and backstories of all the major clashes and combatants have all been documented in one fully illustrated volume.
I've been waiting for this Luke Hoth to ride the awesome Target Vintage Tauntaun. In many ways, he looks great, super articulated, and a decent head likeness. It's the opening scene from The Empire Strikes Back. How can you get any more iconic than that?
Darth Malgus is the bawz. He's like a Sebastian Shaw Anakin/Vader on super soldier serum. The antagonist of The Old Republic MMO is plasticized in all his Sith glory for The Vintage Collection and we've just added him to our Image Bank!
It's Clone Trooper Kix, one of very few Clone medics in the entire line. There are hundreds of these things, but doctors? Like one. What are they, disposable? Oh yeah, right. Hm. Anyway, go check him out!
James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein will be providing hosting duties for Star Wars Weekends 2012. Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, will be the official celebrity host, while Eckstein is the host for "Behind The Force", a behind the scenes show of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
As Star Wars toys continue to trickle in across the country, new product has starting showing up in stores.