Toy Fair: Hasbro Star Wars Presentation

By Mike — Thursday, March 1, 2012

Hasbro has officially released their Toy Fair presentation to fan media and we have uploaded it to our Image Bank for your viewing pleasure.

Dengar Coming to Clone Wars TV Show

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 1, 2012

Here are a few things you didn't know about Dengar.  He used to be thin.  He sounds like Simon Pegg.  And he's going to be on The Clone Wars really really soon.  IGN TV has the scoop.

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New Star Wars Vintage, Clone Wars Casepacks (And Pre-Orders) Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Both Entertainment Earth and Diamond put up some new Star Wars items today, including swell new Vintage Collection and Clone Wars action figure cases.  (And Transformers Bot Shots, which if you like Battle Beasts, you're probably going to love.)  Want to know more?  Check it out after the jump.

 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,751

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Check out Mace Windu, a retooled Vintage figure from early last year.  It's different, but is it different enough? That's why we're here.  Read on!

Opee Sea Killer Highlights Miniland Expansion

By Mike — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California!

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NiubNiub: Echo Base Shield Generator Tutorial

By Mike — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Frank D'Iorio of NiubNiub's Universe has posted a great tutorial on how to create your own Echo Base Shield Generator using a few paper plates. Also make sure to check out his new site DioramaWorkshop.com, which is expected to launch on March 14th. We can't wait!

Fighter Podcast: What Comes Around Goes Around

By Mike — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Hasbro posts the second short of their web exclusive Fighter Podcasts featuring one Sith playing a prank on another.

Star Wars Action News Episode 335: Cereal Killer

By Mike — Wednesday, February 29, 2012

When The Phantom Menace was released in 1999 the food tie-ins were omnipresent.  From Kentucky Fried Chicken to Taco Bell to Pepsi to Doritos you could almost have an entire (albeit unhealthy) diet of Star Wars branded foods.  While the 3-D rerelease is a bit more subdued, there are still a number of Star Wars food tie-in collectibles in your local grocery store.  On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie run down several Star Wars food items, including cereal pack-in pens and posters, gummy candies, Easter candy lightsabers, and many more!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,750

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Check out another Clone Trooper!  This one is yellow with blast damage, and was exclusive to Entertainment Earth in 2005.  Is it good?  Read on!

WonderCon: AFX Exclusive Shocktrooper 2 Pack

By Mike — Monday, February 27, 2012

Another exclusive to next month's WonderCon reveals itself. AFX announces their ARTFX + Shock Trooper 2 Pack by Kotobukiya!

2012 Hasbro Toy Fair Presentation Online

By Mike — Monday, February 27, 2012

We have to get our information somewhere, and if it can't be from Hasbro, why not the Germans? After Hasbro decided not to release the Toy Fair 2012 Powerpoint Presentation to collector media last month for some odd reason, we finally get to see it courtesy of Figuren.com of Germany.

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,749

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 27, 2012

OK, so we just posted a gallery-- but don't you want to read more about the Mon Calamari Rebel Pilot?  If you do, today's Figure of the Day is for you! The good news: he can sit in some A-Wings. The bad? Not well. Read on!

Image Bank: VC91 Rebel Pilot (Mon Calamari)

By Mike — Sunday, February 26, 2012

We normally like our Calamari lightly breaded, sauteed in garlic butter, with spicy cherry peppers, then pan fried to a golden crisp. But this new Mon Calamari A-Wing Pilot from the ROTJ Blu-Ray Deleted Scene is the business.

Q&A: Toy Fair, Palitoy, Heights, and More Short Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 26, 2012

More questions about Toy Fair! Also, height issues with new Vintage figures and vehicles and foreign language variants you will likely never see. All this and more, so read on!

Image Bank: VC90 Colonel Cracken (Millennium Falcon Crew)

By Mike — Sunday, February 26, 2012

We finally have the Cracken released, and he's a mix of old and new. The head and top torso are new while the bottom legs are from 2006's Rebel Trooper (SAGA046).  The actual figure doesn't look anything like the guy on the cardback, who actually bears a close resemblance to one of the kiosk folks at my local mall, stubble and all.