Comic-Con: LEGO Advent Calendar Exclusive

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

LEGO unveiled their 2011 Comic-Con exclusive this year with little fanfare and at a first come first serve basis. Foregoing the raffle system of previous years, LEGO is offering a specially packaged edition of their upcoming 2011 Advent Calendar. The set features 6 minifigures, including an exclusive Santa Yoda.

BBTS: DC, Hot Toys, Marvel, LDD, Sideshow, TF, Star Wars & More

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about another great batch of new preorders and more new arrivals, including some older TVC cases and  new revision cases as well.

TRU Exclusives FOUND In Canada

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Galactic reader Mike M. finds the ToysRUs exclusive Geonosian Warrior with Speeder and Rebel Technician with Transport along with Clone Commander Blackout at a local store in the Toronto, Ontario area. These hopefuly will begin hitting the lower continent soon!

LEGO Padawan Menace Trailer

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

LEGO treats us to a trailer of The Padawan Menace television special which premieres on The Cartoon Network this Friday 7 PM EST.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,591

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

It's the Riot Control Clone Trooper!  Part of the most recent wave of The Clone Wars figures, it's a good mix of new and old parts.  Should you go buy two?  Probably.  Read on!

Sideshow Previews 12" Fett, Legendary Scale Obi-Wan and Maul

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Sideshow continues to tease us into submission as they preview the awesome, compelling, and soon to be released for pre-order 12" Boba Fett!

Commemorative Collection Wave 1 Now IN STOCK at EE

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

HOT OFF THE TRUCK from site sponsor Entertainment Earth is the new Wave 1 of the Star Wars Blu-ray Commemorative sets! Each set features a backdrop of a classic Star Wars movie poster and comes with 4 figures represented from each film.

Comic-Con: Death Star Trench Run UBP

By Mike — Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Not too exciting but it's definitely new and forthcoming. The images are starting to emerge from the biggest geekfest of the year as SuperHeroHype.com posts a shot directly from Hasbro's booth of the upcoming ToysRUs exclusive Death Star Trench Run Ultimate Battle Pack featuring Luke Skywalker's X-wing Fighter and Darth Vader's TIE Fighter with their associated action figures.

Blu-ray Bonus Materials? There's an App for That

By Mike — Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Fans can get a pretty nice sneak peek of the over 40+ hours of bonus material on the Blu-ray collection for Star Wars: The Complete Saga before it hits stores on September 16th.  The Star Wars Blu-ray Early Access App will be available as a free download for the iPad only on July 20th and then all iDevices on August 2nd.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,590

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 19, 2011

It's Darth Vader!  Or it's Anakin Skywalker-- Hasbro changed the name early in the run, so you can buy it with either name on the packaging.  Is it any good?  You'll just have to read on!

Image Bank: VC50 Han Solo (Bespin Outfit)

By Mike — Monday, July 18, 2011

Hasbro finally delivers a Han Solo in Bespin outfit that we can truly term as the definitive version so far. The dead on facial likeness, super- articulation, and even the "Han-ness", that cocky swagger, is evident in this figure. Sure Hasbro. for their own reasons. didn't include the leg strap, but it doesn't diminish an otherwise excellent execution.

Join Us. Like Us, as we Facebook and Tweet For Comic-Con!

By Mike — Monday, July 18, 2011

It's that time again! Our Comic-Con coverage is slated to begin this Wedneday evening for Preview Night! To follow all the action in real time, sign up for our Facebook and Twitter feeds and updates. We also recently converted and launched our Facebook page, so please "like" if you haven't done so already.

Sideshow Showcases 12" Bounty Hunters, IG-88 Pre-order

By Mike — Monday, July 18, 2011

It's time help the economy and open up those wallets folks.Sideshow posts a video as part of their Comic-Con showcase featuring the forthcoming 12" "Scum and Villainy" Bounty Hunters assortment starring Boba Fett and IG-88! And both LOOK AMAZING! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,589

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 18, 2011

It's a Clone Pilot!  This is the one that comes with the brand-new Y-Wing Scout Bomber, and has more than a passing resemblance to Warthog. With ball-jointed hips and great helmet deco, it's a nice figure-- but is it worth buying with the vehicle?  Read on!

The Comic-Con Star Wars Swag Rundown

By Mike — Monday, July 18, 2011

The Official Site gives a breakout of all the exclusive swag at Comic-Con International later this week, including Hasbro's Death Star Collector's Pack, Gentle Giant's McQuarrie Snowtrooper and Jumbo Vinyl Cape Jawa, the SOLD OUT Sideshow 12 inch Clone Commander, and others.