Hey kids, it's Embo! He showed up at my place over the weekend (thank you Entertainment Earth), and he's got a nice hat-- and some knives, and an articulated bowcaster. He's really well done. Check him out, won't you?
Star Wars Galaxy is the brand new 4-weekly comic from Titan comics, showcasing the greatest Star Wars comic adventures from a galaxy far, far away!
Launching on 28 October in the UK, each 4-weekly 76-page issue contains three pulse-pounding Star Wars comic adventures.
Our sponsors at TOY PALACE have released their latest newsletter with a few new Star Wars items including the Luke Hoth minibust, Stormtrooper statue, and the Target exclusive Bounty Hunter and Senate Guard 2 packs.
Crawling through the mud is good fun for a Clone Trooper but when it isn't posed to do anything else... is it any good? This limited-articulation figure came in a cheap 3-pack. Is it worth buying? Read on!
Which Captain Rex is the new one, and how can you tell? What will another theatrical push do to help Star Wars in 2012? And yeah, why does Hasbro do package variants? All this and fuel injection, fuel injection, fuel injection after the break.
If you collect Hasbro action figures, this may be a good week for you. Target stores in the USA have marked Saga Legends, The Clone Wars, Iron Man 2, and Spider-Man figures down to $5.00 each. (Marvel Universe and Vintage are not included in this sale.) If you've been waiting on anything, now is a good time to go out and stock up-- particularly since figures like the Flamethrower Clone Trooper and Shaak Ti are hitting some stores as we speak!
Finally, the wait is over. The Gentle Giant Boba Fett & Stormtroopers with Han in Carbonite statue is here. Get one now at www.brianstoys.com before they run out.
The upcoming Vintage Attack of the Clones wave featuring Zam Wessel, Jango Fett, Mace Windu, and more is now up for pre-order at Big Bad Toy Store. Choose to order by case, sets, or singles. Due to ship in January 2011. Click here to shop!
Hasbro's first attempt at a non-R2-D2 astromech droid form was one of its best. The then-nameless Astromech Droid later christened R2-R9 had a light-up light (rather than the eyeport, which never lights up) and tons of articulation with no ugly action features to get in the way. In 1999, it was beautiful-- and it's still
Our sponsor Entertainment Earth posted Wave 4 of The Vintage Collection which showcases a mix of figures from Attack of the Clones as well as previous waves. It's due in January, but what's in it?
Dark Horse releases their latest solicitation for January 2011 including a new Darth Vader mini-series and the final chapter of Rescues.
LEGO is releasing a new Star Wars Zip Bin Battle Bridge and TIE Figher Zip Bin in 2011. Each case can be converted into their own play environments and battle mats for your LEGO Star Wars mini figures. Click here for the whole story at StarWars.com.
Figures without knee and ankle joints are worthless, right? Wrong! The free market has spoken and this Clone Commando from the Star Wars: Tales comic series goes for a hefty premium. See how Hasbro kept costs down and made a great figure (that you probably don't have) when you read on!
The new Target Hasbro Star Wars exclusives aren't just starting to hit US stores-- reader Chad found not one, not two, but pretty much all of Target's remaining 2010 exclusives at Zeller's in Canada. So don't be too jealous of us in the USA, Canadians! Chad writes:
Back in 2003 Hasbro unveiled the first-ever Super Articulated Star Wars action figure-- and in 2005, Entertainment Earth had it repainted as an exclusive. 12 alternate decoes were created of the Clone Trooper and this one has some battle damage on it-- it was also never reissued. Should you track it down? Read on!