Entertainment Earth Restocks Vintage Wave 9

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ad: The new and super-nifty Vintage Wave 9 has been restocked at Entertainment Earth. It includes a number of Revenge of the Jedi figures plus Bastila Shan, a Hoth Rebel Trooper, and the finest version of Ponda Baba yet!  Click here to check pricing and availability.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,642

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 29, 2011

It's Lando Calrissian and this is the third modern attempt to sculpt the Rebel hero, but only the first with a cloth cape.  The original in the 1980s got it right, but how does this one stack up against its modern siblings?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,641

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I hope you love Republic Commando figures like this Omega Squad Sniper, an exclusive that you can't easily get any more. Well, unless you count eBay.  Does this figure know where the blacktion is, or is it just another repaint?  Read on!

Hevy's New Clone Trooper Friend is Quite the Cutup

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 28, 2011

From Domino Squad, it's Cutup!  This new redeco appeared on eBay and has not yet been confirmed by Hasbro.  Is it something they'll announce at New York Comic Con next month...

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,640

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 27, 2011

It's Aurra Sing, cartoon style!  Since the new movie one isn't ready yet, this is currently the best version of the character you can buy as a toy.  Heck, it might be still next year-- we'll have to wait and see.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,639

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, September 26, 2011

Since 2009, Cad Bane has been given at least 4 different action figures, including this one in a fallen Clone's armor.  I like it a lot-- he has a few neat features, a Holocron, and a head without the cyber-cheek implants.  Read on!

Q&A: Numbers, Vintage, 12-Inch Figures, Pricing, More Plastic Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 25, 2011

This week: Battle Pack analysis-- is that a new figure I see? How do store exclusives work? Well, I'll tell you what I think I can get away with. And vintage numbering? Well... OK. All this and more await you, so read on!

Toys R Us Death Star Trench Run On Shelves Now

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, September 24, 2011

Arriving ahead of schedule for about $99.99, the Death Star Trench Run is on some aisles today-- due to its massive size, the aisles I saw couldn't have more than one out at a time just yet.  Set to be a part of the "Big Book," history tells us that a discount of some sort may follow. But should you wait?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,638

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 23, 2011

This Chewbacca has a good amount of gear, a great sculpt, and is friggin' Chewie.  On the other hand, the face paint could be better-- you should still look this one up, though.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,637

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 22, 2011

She's new-- and still a little hard to find! Darth Phobos comes from the Wii/PS2 version of The Force Unleashed, and she could be better. Nice sculpt, good accessory, iffy deco.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,636

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Another Clone Trooper from those exclusive sets from 2005! The damage is unique, the mold, not so much.  Want to know more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,635

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 20, 2011

I just couldn't believe it when Hasbro actually made L8-L9.  An obscure background character from a short cartoon, with tons of joints and a great paint job? Amazing!  I love this one.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,634

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, September 19, 2011

Hey kids, it's the new Ponda Baba and it's really good!  He has an extra arm, extra hands, a ton of articulation, and a nearly perfect sculpt.  Just go buy it, and if you can't, read on!

Q&A: Blu-Ray, Playsets, More Vintage, and Other Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 18, 2011

Is it time to revisit pop-up dioramas as a cheap playset alternative? Eh. Sure. Shall we look at mail-in figures of Christmas future? And what to do if your new Vintage figures don't quite have the paint job you were hoping for? All this and more, just read on!

Former SDCC Star Wars Action Figures at Fry's Electronics

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, September 17, 2011

Got a Fry's Electronics nearby?  They got some Hasbro surprises in this past week-- the 2009 edition of the Stormtrooper Commander and the 2008 Clone Trooper Senate Security are showing up, in star cases, at the chain for about $13. Good hunting!

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