Disneyland Adds New $30 Star Wars Droid Factory Box Set, Debuts R0 Droid

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 4, 2015

Hasbro or not Hasbro?  We're still not 100% sure, but we do know that a new Droid Factory Boxed Set has popped up at theme parks and on eBay.  Reader Michael passed along the details - $29.95 gets you four droids (a real bargain!) including the first-ever R0-4LO and the first action figure of R5-X3 - this was previously sold as a Tomy RC droid and was slated for the axed Legacy Collection.

Also included are R2-Q2 with a different paint job - seriously, new panels and all - plus the first new R4-I9 since 2002.  The box boasts they're from the new movie, but I'm curious to see if this is true.

Six Second Toy Talk: Star Wars The Force Awakens Jungle/Space Kylo Ren Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 4, 2015

Six Second Toy Talk: Star Wars The Force Awakens Jungle/Space Captain Phasma Action Figure

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 4, 2015


Hey, it's Captain Phasma! Watch this awesome review, or don't. Get your The Force Awakens stuff at Entertainment Earth.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,185: Kylo Ren (Jungle/Claw, The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

We still haven't seen everything - but there are many Kylo Ren action figures.  Variant accessories may be a thing now, so keep your peepers peeled.  This one has a bear trap of sorts, but the figure itself has a great sculpt, good deco, and stands up just fine.  It's eight bucks, and you can order it at Entertainment Earth or elsewhere.  Read on!

Amazon - New Stormtrooper Exclusive 6-Inch and 3 3/4-Inch Sets

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

Amazon listed two (so far) new exclusive sets on 9/3.   They are:

Star Wars The Force Awakens 3.75-Inch Figure Troop Builder 6-Pack - actually has 7 figures. Captain Phasma is joined by uniquely armored Stormtroopers and Snowtroopers.  The fact that it is not actually a six pack once again robs me of Black Flag jokes.

Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Stormtrooper 4-Pack - This is the rumored "evolution" set. Each figure is unique - Stormtrooper has dirty deco, Episode 7 Stormtrooper has a unique pauldron, the Episode III Clone Trooper debuts in this set, and the AOTC yellow Clone Captain is new.

Walmart Gets More Star Wars Waves of 3 3/4-Inch The Black Series

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

There's always hope!  Walmart has 3 figures up for grabs now and more are coming.  Tonight you can order Luke Skywalker (dirty boot redeco recolor of 2012 Vintage Blu-Ray Jedi Luke), Darth Vader (repack, possible redeco of the 500th Vader mold), and Chewbacca (possible redeco of 2004 Vintage Chewbacca.)  I'm in the middle of a series of large crises so I'll update this with facts (or your comments) as time permits.   As you wait, click below to see the figures at Walmart.com.

Upcoming releases include the unreleased Ceremonial Leia, Kylo Ren, and a First Order Stormtrooper.

Ad: New Hasbro Star Wars Exclusives at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

Ad: Entertainment Earth added two new Hasbro Star Wars exclusives to its all-new The Force Awakens shop! The first-ever Crimson Stormtrooper figure is in a new all-Empire The Black Series boxed set, and from The Force Awakens comes a Desert Assault Walker with a swell Sandtrooper-inspired First Order Stormtrooper Officer.

 

Star Wars Desert Assault Walker with Figure - Entertainment Earth Exclusive Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Action Figures - Entertainment Earth Exclusive

Hasbro Star Wars Exclusives - List, No Pics

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

We're in a hurry, so I'm pasting this in real quick - The Black Series 3 3/4-inch aren't quite dead.  Where did they go?  Find out after the jump.

Hasbro sent along a handy-dandy list in a press release, and here you go.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,184: R4-D23 (D23 Exclusive)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hey, it's R4-D23 (D23 Exclusive)!  And tomorrow is Force Friday, but you knew that.  This one was sold at the Disney show recently, and it's pretty nifty - you don't have one like this.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,183: R2-D2 (Holographic)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 2, 2015

From the Star Wars Weekends comes this newish R2-D2 (Holographic) action figure.  It's clear blue, unpainted, and uses the newer Disney droid tooling.  Should you snag one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,182: R2-D60 (Disneyland Exclusive)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Hey kids, while we wait for Friday let's look at some other toys you have have missed.  The R2-D60 figure was sold as part of Disneyland's 60th Birthday and isn't too expensive if you  have to turn to the secondary market.  Get while the getting is good.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Sequel Prequel, Classic Accessories, Instruction Sheet Needed, and Expanded Universe 2015

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 30, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk New Expanded Universe comics. Canon, shmannon - it ain't a thing until it's a toy! Also a request for scans of a vintage Kenner game - can you help? Finally Vintage Lightsaber coloring issues - why yellow? Why not? It's a mystery for the ages.

 

So send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Walmart Exclusive Sandtrooper and Dewback Star Wars Pop! Set Rolls Out

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 27, 2015

If you ain't seen it, the Walmart Exclusive Funko Pop! Vinyl Sandtrooper and Dewback may be at a store near you - and if it's like my local Walmart, it's literally the only Star Wars thing on the aisle.   The two-pack is $20.00 which means it's quite the decent deal.  Good hunting!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,176: R5-Series Astromech Droid Black with Silver and Orange

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day - before a brief hiatus so I can get some other things in order so we can hopefully all have a fun September - is R5-Series Astromech Droid Black with Silver and Orange.  It's another Disney droid, and potentially available at a theme park "near" you right now.   Is it worth it?  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vintage Redux, Midnight Madness, and Import Pricing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2015

This week in Q&A: No. So how about getting Vintage Collection figures you missed reissued cheaply? No. Can you expect Japanese imports at prices closer to Hasbro? No. And what about Midnight Madness - is this fair to people with jobs? Well...

 

You see where this is all going. So send in your questions for next week. Read on!