It's the 35th anniversary of Star Wars…nothing but STAR WARS! Which made GHR pause and think that the 30th Anniversary Collection was five years ago? Man, how time flies. Regular merchandise is showing up with more frequency, and so is older stuff at great close out discounts. Tuesday Morning was only an awesome tune from The Pogues until I recently found some Vintage Wave 9 for $5 each.
John from JP Aerospace Blog sent in this awesome photo of a Star Wars LEGO dogfight featuring an X-Wing and TIE Fighter from 97,000 feet into space with the aid of a balloon.
Here is a quick update from our sponsors at http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals, including an Ultimate Quarter Scale Jawa Figure Bank and a new X-Wing Miniatures Game.
Sideshow offers us short glimpses of the upcoming Mythos Boba Fett statue in production.
Just as we were wondering what happened to this Target exclusive, a Battle of Naboo Battle Pack packaged sample shows up on eBay with a whopping starting bid of $2000!
The seller is describing it as a prototype, but it does open up the possibility that we may see this on retail or discount shelves. Marshall's anyone?
From Gentle Giant: Get a jump start on the Memorial Weekend Festivities. Furniture stores and car dealerships aren't the only places offering spectacular deals this holiday weekend! We're proud to open our archives once again and make limited quantities of the following pieces available:
As we approach Memorial Day and the beginning of the summer season, the question on many collector's minds is when will new stuff start hitting and old merch clearanced out. With stores still carrying January stock, it's about time for a refresh.
Marjorie and Arnie are back in the Sithsonian this week with another Star Wars Action News podcast, and they bring tidings from the Pacific Northwest...tidings, and toys that is! Thanks to the Star Wars collectors of SARLACC a number of unique and rare Star Wars items were seen, from Star Wars pinball machines to arcade games, bootleg items, and more, including a tour of Gus Lopez's impressive array of Star Wars props and prototypes.
Hasbro's Star Wars action figure line has a long history of including "bonus" pack-ins with each figure: Freeze Frames, 3-D dioramas, Commtech Chips, Force Files, display stands, mini-hologram figures, collector coins, weapons lockers, and most recently...battle cards and battle dice.
So how new is that 2012 Vintage Darth Vader? New enough for you, old man. Should you expect more action figure reissues in light of the recent remakes? Maybe! And how can you best store carded figures? Well, I've got a couple solutions. Read on and send in your questions for next week's installment!
While watching Revenge of the Sith on Spike this evening, I remembered a certain deleted scene which never made it to the final clip involving Galactic Hunter. Thanks to the folks at Lucasfilm for putting this together for us!