With waves 3 and 4 smattering across the land in bits in pieces, here's GHR's Top 5 Figures for the month of May. Happy Galactic Hunting!
We can blame Canada for this cool carded variant of VC20 Yoda. The Jedi Master is packaged in a Return of the Jedi cardback with the iconic photo that was featured in the original Kenner release instead of the more correct, and dare we say not as iconic, Revenge of the Sith card that was distributed here domestically.
Acme Archives announces their exclusive for Comic-Con International and Celebration VI to be a Scout Trooper Character Key in animated style. That key has a run of 1000 pieces and is priced at $39.00 each. Following in the same theme, Acme will also offer a non-exclusive Speederbike Sketchplate at Comic-Con.
Sideshow offers up a glimpse of their upcoming Sixth Scale Utapau Airborne Trooper. More info and photos will be revealed in The Experience on June 19th, so make sure to sign up for alerts in their newsletter!
It's the new Vintage Collection Starkiller! He has so much gear, it's crazy. The sculpt is good, the paint is mostly good, and if you love lightsabers then this is the figure for you. Want to know more? Read on, and watch the video after the jump!
We've got hi-resolution photos of this year's BIG ONE: The Multi Troop Transport (MTT) for your viewing pleasure!
This monster comes with deploying transport rack and a host of other electronic features and includes 16 Battle Posed Battle Droids, 4 Pilot Droids, and an Obi-Wan Kenobi action figure.
Toy Palace of Germany is taking pre-orders for the U.S. Target exclusive Darth Maul Returns Battle Pack featuring Darth Maul, Savage Opress, and a Night Sister with larger images of the set and the Galactic Battle game cards.
Hasbro publishes their first Movie Heroes print ad for the season and it looks pretty awesome featuring MH20 Darth Vader breaking out of his plastic shell.
Sideshow is literally and virtually putting the pieces together to reveal their Comic-Con 2012 exclusives, and the next piece appears to be the left leg of Clone Commander Fox.
There's a Hammerhead waiting to be "hung over" your tree, and he's available in limited numbers beginning July 14th at your local Hallmark store.
Hasbro did right by that ROTJ Vader card. Presenting some really hi-res images for your close scrutiny and inspection of the upcoming Vintage Collection Wave 6 featuring the "Lost Line" alternate cardbacks and some carded shots of the Shock Trooper, Sandtrooper, and Darth Vader in their regular retro black and chrome Kenner cardbacks. Enjoy!
The Star Wars Diorama Workshop, a fixture at Star Wars Celebration events since 2002, is celebrating its tenth anniversary by producing the largest ever diorama display featuring a Return to Tatooine. But rather than just building a Mos Eisley diorama like a decade ago, this year’s version will feature the entire planet spread out over 400 linear feet of tables, and covering both the original and prequel trilogies.
Star Wars collectibles may be coming in a trickle, but the news is fast and furious, and on this week's Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie have a round-up of the hottest Star Wars toys and tchotkes. From iPhone cases to ice cube trays to SDCC exclusives, it's all on this week's podcast along with another UK report from Steve the Gingerprice from Collectormania 18!
It ain't perfect, but this just-released Vintage 2012 Grand Moff Tarkin is pretty good. This is a figure with great engineering and parts reuse, and unfortunate color and plastic choices. (He's shiny.) The cloth skirt doesn't look so bad in person, and the sculpt is exceptional. Want to know more? Read on, or watch the video after the jump! (It's short, but not too short.)