Spring hunting has been pretty sparse with new merchandise at brick and mortars, probably due to the focus on some big super hero movie. As January launch waves of Movie Heroes and Clone Wars continue to hang on pegs, many collectors have turned to shopping online for the latest figures.
Reedpop, the event organizer behind Celebration VI, has revealed the first exclusive for the show from Sideshow Collectibles! The Sixth Scale Commander Ganch is the first of over 70 items to be offered at the Star Wars Celebration Store.
Day 1,800?!? Where has my life gone? It's time to look at Exar Kun in what may be one of the longest-running daily toy review columns anywhere. So how is this increasingly expensive figure? And just how expensive did he get in the last year or so?
StarWars.com updates with more information and images of the Carbon-Freeze Me Experience which officially opens on May 18th for the launch of Star Wars Weekends.
This summer's Star Wars Weekends is shaping up to be quite the event with the launching of Droid Factory and now news from "Eyes and Ears", the Disney employee newsletter, that you can have your own 8 inch Carbonite figure of yourself!
Our sponsors at Brian's Toys are currently having a Buy One Get One FREE Offer (through May 14th) along with reduced prices on Sideshow, Gentle Giant, and MOTU! They're also offering FREE toys starting with purchases over $35!
It's time for Q&A! Let's talk TV - is it possible something is too "adult" for toys? Is it time to stop buying three of each action figure? Yes. And And let's talk realistic Clone Wars figures too, just because. Read on for more exciting fun in this week's Q&A!
"The Force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet." This new Movie Heroes action figure, with that light-up lightsaber, captures that scene so amazingly well. It geekily inspired me to load up "Clash of the Lightsabers" on my iPod and photograph him on the POTJ Bespin playset to capture the essence of that scene and…wow...THAT's it. If you're a Vader fan, or even a passing Star Wars fan, you owe it to yourself to pick this figure up.
Here are the Nth releases of these characters within the past 4 months that could potentially cause some redundancy and over saturation in retail. From the head up, they're excellent, and you may argue that at least one or two are the best yet. But the 5 points of articulation are causing much menace for a few collectors, especially since these head sculpts are meant for more action.
This Qui-Gon Jinn figure from 2008ish is basically the basis for most Qui-Gon figures you can buy at a store today. He's super-articulated and has a robe...
Stealthisart.com is doing a limited edition run of 'There's a Cookie on my Wookiee', and it will only available for 24 hours starting at 8 am PST on Friday, May 4th, and the run is limited to only 100.
Happy Star Wars Day! In celebration of May The Fourth, Hasbro, Gentle Giant, LEGO, and others are offering some good deals, extras, and more.
Sideshow give us a sneak peek of their upcoming C-3PO and R2-D2 Premium Format figures on their May The 4th splash page and both look absolutely amazing!
May the 4th be with you! Mimoco, makers of the MIMOBOT® collection of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO™ card readers, is celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th... get it?!) with a limited edition release of the deadly Sith warrior, Darth Maul in a run of 504 units.