Marjorie and Arnie are back behind the mic on Star Wars Action News, and they've brought with them new Star Wars collecting news and reviews. On this week's podcast, they review two exclusive Gentle Giant mini-busts, the 2011 Collector's Guild exclusive Commander Fox and the 2012 WonderCon exclusive Yoda with 3-D glasses. With limited production runs are these two busts worth featuring in your collection? Listen to find out!
The Captain Rex Premium Format Figure is now available for pre-order! The exclusive Sideshow edition will include a grenade belt.
This print ad was actually out last summer featuring VC51 Barriss Offee, but she'll be back in circulation as part of 2012 Wave 5 slated for release later this month in case you missed her the first time.
Here's the latest newsletter from our sponsors at BigBadToyStore. The latest pre-orders include the new Sixth Scale Tusken Raider and new minibusts and Jumbo Vintage Figures from Gentle Giant. There's also some new older and overstocked items drastically reduced in their Clearance Section!
The tough-to-spell Ratts Tyerell is in stores now, most likely. While some noticed the initial wave is hanging (because it is), he'll probably dry up soon-- should you get him before he does? I think so. Read on!
Hasbro is going green in more ways than one in 2013. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island company has announced plans to reduce product packaging in many of its global brands, which will result in a 15% improvement in the average product to packaging ratio and a more environmentally friendly packaging overall.
Gentle Giant has released their solicitations this month for exciting new product coming out in the 4th Quarter of 2012. For Star Wars, these include a new Death Trooper Statue and the Jumbo Vintage Red Snaggletooth and Red Security Battle Droid Minibust which were revealed at last month's WonderCon.
Sideshow has posted a great photo gallery of the new and upcoming Premium Format Captain Rex. Pre-orders will begin this Thursday, April 12th, typically between 2-3 pm. The exclusive Sideshow edition will include a grenade belt.
While not called out on the front of the box, this ARF Trooper is basically Trapper from the really cool Geonosis story arc. There were zombies and dirt, which I hear kids love. Should you get him? Does he look like Waxer and Boil?
It's interesting to see that this Battle Droid is getting another run, and is one of the oldest figures to get a redeco in the line's run. (First issue 1998, this issue 2012.) So the STAP is quite different, but how about the figure? Read on!
So let's talk about vehicles, and get a little less optimistic for 2012 in that department. Why isn't Hasbro better exploiting TV series based on its core properties for new toys? A fine question. And why hasn't Hasbro given us a Marvel Legends-ish line yet? Would someone please tell me, because I'd like to know in this week's Q&A!
Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore now have Clone Wars Wave 2 IN STOCK! This assortment includes Aayla Secura, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Season 4), Clone Commando Boss, and Captain Rex with Phase II Armor.
Disney Parks Blog has posted celebrity guests information for this year's Star Wars Weekends at Disney World in Orlando, Florida from May 18th through June 12th.