Brian's Toys Newsletter 12/11/11

By Mike — Sunday, December 11, 2011

Check out all new licensed Star Wars artwork at Brian's Toys! Featuring "Biker Scout" from the one-and-only Christian Waggoner.  Plus, several Sideshow items are currently on their way to the Brian's Toys warehouse, place your pre-orders now to guarantee they ship immediately upon arrival.  

BBTS News: Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Transformers, Statues, 1/6 & More!

By Mike — Sunday, December 11, 2011

Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a batch of new arrivals and more great new preorders, including the Ultimate Unison 12" Han Solo!

 

 

Ad: Star Wars Sale Prices End Tuesday, Free Shipping, $5 & $10 Off Coupons at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 11, 2011

Ad: It's time for the Entertainment Earth's Christmas Sale Extravaganza! 90 items are on sale for amazingly low prices. Get great prices on Hasbro, Gentle Giant, and more... including action figures and vehicles, plus enjoy free shipping on in-stock orders over $49. If that's not enough, how about $5 and $10 off coupons? Click through for pricing, pictures, and availability.

Star Speeder 1000 Playset Now Available, Gallery

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 11, 2011

The long-awaited (and rumored for years as the Star Speeder 3000) Star Speeder 1000 Playset is now available from Disney parks and their mail-order service.  Want to see a ton of pictures and find out how to get yours? Are you curious how the first fully-licensed Hasbro-compatible non-Hasbro action figure item turned out? Would you believe it has a socket for your original Star Tours Captain Rex in it? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,693

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 9, 2011

It's Ten Numb!  He's taller than necessary, but he's got the white suit as seen in that one famous photograph.  He might even still be at Toys R Us, three years after his release. Is he worth it? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,692

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 8, 2011

It's Jarael from the Knights of the Old Republic comic book!  She was an online exclusive, and is still available.  Is she worth picking up?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,691

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Here's the second Savage Opress figure... and for the time being, I'm guessing, the last one until he gets new clothes.  It's good-- cloth bits, lightsaber, the works.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,690

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Ahhh, Coleman Trebor.  The original 2003 release is really good,  While not super-articulated, the pose, deco, and articulation combine to make a solid piece which looks great on your desk.  Read on!

Podcast: Sound of Young America Interviews Carrie Fisher

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 5, 2011

If you like a good podcast, you should check out The Sound of Young America if you aren't already a subscriber.  Jesse Thorn interviews Carrie Fisher in the latest episode, and while there's not a ton of Star Wars in there, you'll hear about how she thought it might be some tiny movie that nobody saw and ended up some sort of "hip thing."

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,689

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 5, 2011

It's new!  This ARF Trooper just started showing up at Wal-Mart next week, and its Aurebesh letters read "RAM" right on the AT-RT.  It's good stuff, so read on!

Q&A: 2011 Season Finale, We'll Be Back In January!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 4, 2011

Season finale! Are we going to get toys from the Carnage of Krell just yet? Disappointed by Darth Maul's 2012 toy lineup? And what's going on with vintage in 2012-- will there be an assortment split? All this and more await you after the jump! Also, send in your questions for 2012... or don't!

Walmart Exclusive Clone Wars Vehicles Arrive, Canceled Toys On Packaging

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 2, 2011

They were originally slated to hit in August, but Wal-Mart's exclusive pair of mini vehicles hit stores this week. Our pal MeisterShake on Twitter gave me the tip, and I checked two local Wal-Marts and sure enough, they were both stocked with the vehicles at just under $17 each. (Oh, and they have shots of canceled toys on the boxes.)

Click through for a few images and impressions, after the break.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,688

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 2, 2011

This Obi-Wan Kenobi is nothing too special... but its accessory is!  Toys R Us got this prison bit as an exclusive, instead of packing it with the arena.  Is it worth grabbing?  You bet! Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,687

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 1, 2011

There are a lot of Bespin Luke Skywalker figures out there... and this is one of them.  Based on a Battle Pack from 2007-2009 or so, this one builds on a 2002 mold with new paint. Should you get it?  Read on!

Reminder: Star Wars Fan's Choice Ends Soon

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 30, 2011

In case you forgot, the final round of voting for the Star Wars Fan's Choice figure ends tomorrow.  Click here to vote, register your complaints in the comments, and... yeah. Go Team Jaxxon!