S.T.A.P and Battle Droid Pre-order Up

By Mike — Thursday, January 26, 2012

Sideshow now has the Sixth Scale STAP and Battle Droid for pre-order! The set  comes with a specially engineered base that allows for lots of posing possibilities, retails for $174.99, and is scheduled for release in Q3 2012. Click here to order yours!

Preview: Vintage Class II Vehicles Wave 1

By Mike — Thursday, January 26, 2012

It's all in the packaging and when it comes to the classic Kenner black and silver, Hasbro knows they have gold amongst nostalgic collectors. Presenting some boxed photos of the new The Vintage Collection Class II Vehicles featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi Starfighter, the AT-AP, and V-19 Torrent Starfighter. These retail for $31.99 and are currently being spotted at ToysRUs.

Preview: Titanium Returns

By Mike — Thursday, January 26, 2012

After an over 2 year hiatus, the Titanium Die-Cast Vehicle Series returns in the form of 3 packs and priced at a steeper premium for $29.96 per set at Wal-mart (where our samples were found this evening). That's a $3 increase for each vehicle from the 2009 $6.99 MSRP

All nine vehicles in this first wave were previously released with no distinguishable variances in deco. 

 

 

Misc: Framed Photo Series, TRU Maul USB Drive

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

As the ramp up to the release of The Phantom Menace 3D nears, so are retailers stocking their shelves with collectibles of interest that may or may not interest you. ToysRUs stores are offering a Darth Maul USB Drive that's exclusive them featuring the hooded Sith Lord in his cross armed stance. The drive has a 2GB capacity and retails for $14.99.

Target TPM3D Endcap

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Target adds another Star Wars Episode I 3D feature endcap in addition to the aisle display they already have up. Let's hope the new merchandise starts flowing in soon!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,726

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

It's another Obi-Wan Kenobi!  This one's from 2005, and the Battle Arenas line.  The sculpt is OK, it's quite durable, but what is it good for? Fun!  Read on!

BBTS News: Star Wars, TF, Halo, Predator, Metroid, Marvel & More!

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new preorders as well as some cool new arrivals.We just wanted to start this newsletter out with a friendly reminder that many new Star Wars items will be going live next week.  There are new waves of Vintage Star Wars, Clone Wars, Movie Legends, Battle Packs, Vehicles, Lightsabers, Fighter Pods, Star Wars Transformers, Titanium Vehicles, Helmets and Blasters, so take a peek at the new listings at the link and get your pre-orders in on your favorites.

Vintage AOTC Wave At TJ Maxx

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

TJ Maxx stores have stock of "overstock" TVC Wave 4 Attack of the Clones for a mere $4.99 each. If you're still looking for these, you may want to hit your local Maxx to score a good deal. Happy Hunting!

Gentle Giant Product Updates

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Gentle Giant has updated with edition sizes for the following Star Wars product releases:

LEGO FREE Poster Offer Ending Soon

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Here's a better look at the FREE LEGO poster you receive when pre-ordering the new 2012 LEGO sets from Shop.LEGO.com. The 2 sided poster features the LEGO version of the Death Star Trench run on one side and a gallery of the 2012 LEGO mini figures on the other. The offer ends at 4 pm EST on January 26th.

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MTT Packaging Peek UPDATE

By Mike — Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Jedi Temple Archives has posted some sample boxed shots of the next upcoming BIG Vehicle, The Trade Federation MTT Droid Carrier. As previously reported, the ship will come with 20 Battle Droids (4 fully articulated, 16 pre-posed) and electronic sounds and play features.

Sideshow: Sixth Scale STAP and Battle Droid Gallery

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Sideshow has posted up more photos to their Sixth Scale STAP and Battle Droid Gallery which will be going up for pre-order on Thursday January 26th between 2-3 PM PT. The set retails for $174.99.

It's TRU's Turn: Podracers, Vintage Vehicles Found

By Mike — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

ToysRUs is putting out merchandise early prior to the January 30th street date and their pending Feature Shop. We found their exclusive Podracer Pilots ($26.99) and Vintage Class II Attack Vehicles ($31.99) in their Scottsdale, AZ store. They've also put out The Vintage Collection TPM Wave, Movie Heroes and Clone Wars Wave 1, and Fighter Pods. Happy Hunting!

UK Toy Fair Reveals 3 New Vintage Star Wars Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

JediNews.co.uk revealed not one, but three previously unseen but rumored/hinted at figures.  Two are from the Expanded Universe, and one is an unexpected remake of a 1984 Kenner figure.  Wow!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,725

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 24, 2012

It's the new Battle Droid!  It's a new sculpt-- he now has sculpted eyes and a little more detail.  It's a nice improvement over the previous one... but it's not quite as cheap.  Read on!