Celebration VI: Star Tots Giveaway

By Mike — Monday, July 30, 2012

Presenting some images of the Star Tots giveaways that will be handed out at the Celebration VI Collecting Track presentations. These 2 inch tall flat die cast enameled characters are based on the unproduced Star Tots toy line from 1979.

Wookiee Mask Sells For $172k

By Mike — Monday, July 30, 2012

If your company takes in an annual revenue of $4 billion dollars, you've got quite the spare change to acquire and collect some pretty amazing stuff.

Celebration VI: Clone Wars Season 5 Red Carpet Premiere

By Mike — Monday, July 30, 2012

Fans attending Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando will be the treated to a red carpet premiere of Season 5 of The Clone Wars on Friday, August 24th at 5 pm at the Digital Stage which features optimized high definition with state of the art surround sound.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,859

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 30, 2012

Hey kids, it's Obi-Wan Kenobi! This Target exclusive has a new head and lightsaber, but is based on the 2009 Legacy body.  Is it worth buying?  Read on!

SWAN 356: Year Of The Astromech

By Mike — Monday, July 30, 2012

Celebration VI is coming fast! Less than a month away! Have you got your party to the Star Wars Action News/Yakface party? The tickets are almost sold out, and all attendees get snacks, drinks, an exclusive Star Wars T-Shirt with art by Mark McKenna, and a chance to win some great prizes! On this week's Star Wars Action News, we talk to Mark about his Celebration VI exclusive art print, featuring Darth Talon and Aayla Secura, as well as his comic background and the party T-Shirt!

Q&A: More Vintage, Spoil Your Kids, Beastly Things, and the Disease of High Price Points

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 29, 2012

So what are the chances of a Sith-centric Vintage wave before the break? Wow, none. Sorry dude. How best to spoil a kid with vehicles and figures this Holiday Season? Sure, let's answer that. All this and a lengthy tirade about what may be the wrong direction for the toy biz, and naturally, that's the direction we're going. Read on for more, and ask a question for next week!

Gentle Giant: PGM Pre-orders For CVI Exclusives, Holiday Jar-Jar

By Mike — Saturday, July 28, 2012

Premier Guild membership has its benefits and one of them is skipping the lines at Celebration VI in Orlando and pre-order the exclusive Jumbo Vintage Lando Calrissian and Clone Trooper Lieutenant statue. You can also pre-order this year's Holiday exclusive 2 pack of Jar Jar Binks and Wald!

Brian's Toys: Vintage Lost Line Wave, Gentle Gant Exclusives

By Mike — Saturday, July 28, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The Vintage & Retro-Style Wave 14 Star Wars action figures are now in stock over at Brian's Toys.  Also new this week includes several exclusives from Gentle Giant and Mattel.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,858

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 27, 2012

This Super Battle Droid was captured and reprogrammed to use as a training dummy for Clone Troopers.  Oh, what a fate!  But how is the toy?  Pretty good.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,857

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 26, 2012

Check out K-3PO, the Target exclusive version based on the build-a-droid mold.  It's pretty good.  I like it.  Will you? I have no idea.  I'm filling space.  Read on!

BBTS: Batman, $500 Photo Contest, Bandai, Avengers and More!

By Mike — Thursday, July 26, 2012

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.comEnter a photo of your collection for a chance to win up to $500 store credit. Be among to the top 5 collections to win. You can vote once a day until the contest ends on August 7th.

Celebration VI: Collecting Track Social Area

By Mike — Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Star Wars Collecting Track is better than ever at Star Wars Celebration VI with the addition of the Collector’s Social Area!

Gentle Giant: SDCC Exclusives Now Available

By Mike — Thursday, July 26, 2012

Gentle Giant's Comic-Con exclusives are now available for everyone at their online store. Pick up the awesome Jumbo Vintage Blue Snaggletooth, McQuarrie Stormtrooper minibust, and the Admiral Motti minibust today!

CurtoBurns CollectorsCast #3

By Mike — Thursday, July 26, 2012

We couldn’t let San Diego Comic Con go by without some analysis and discussion and we’re joined by our good friend, and co-author of Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection, Paul Harrison from Jedi Temple Archives. We also catch up with show regular Steve Sansweet who finally reveals the details of what he’s going to be doing at Star Wars Celebration VI at the recently announced Rancho Obi-Wan Experience.

SWAN 355: Cast And Crew

By Mike — Thursday, July 26, 2012

Gus Lopez and Duncan Jenkins' first two books on Star Wars collectibles have been comprehensive, fact-filled tomes about Star Wars collectibles, both mass market and prototypes. But for their third book, they go even more rare, looking at collectible items only made available to the cast and crew of the Star Wars films and TV shows. On this week's Star Wars Action News, Duncan and Gus join Arnie and Marjorie to talk about the new book, and give tips on how you can obtain cast and crew items in your own collection!