Toys "R" Us Exclusive Galactic Heroes AT-ST Hits

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 18, 2011

We've read a few reports, most notable from the Yakface.com forums, that the long-delayed AT-ST from Galactic Heroes has arrived!  Retail is $34.99.   Originally slated as a September Kohl's exclusive last year, the item has been in limbo since showing up in the UK.  But now?  Toys "R" Us is getting it.  Read more at Yakface.com! 

Sandtroopers.com Reveals Mail-Away Prototype Boba Fett

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 18, 2011

We have good news and bad news.  The good news?   Sandtroopers.com revealed the all-white prototype armor Boba Fett figure in full, both carded and loose.  The bad news?  It doesn't have the grapple hook rocket like the image from Toy Fair's slide show implied. Rather, it's a reworked Animated Boba Fett from 2007. See more on their site.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,546

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Check out the best black Clone Pilot so far!  This Wal-Mart exclusive didn't fare so well, but it's a great toy.  Do you still want one? Read on and find out if you should track him down!

Ad: New Hasbro Star Wars Vintage Pre-Orders and Toy Announcements at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ad: New Hasbro Star Wars at Entertainment Earth are up for pre-order now! Dozens of new vehicles, figures, and more are all up for grabs. Listings include the Star Wars Clone Republic Attack Shuttle Vehicle, the Star Wars Clone Wars Republic Artillery Cannon Vehicle, and even the Star Wars Action Figures Vintage Wave 8 Case. Read on for a list of everything!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,545

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Arguably the best version yet, this Plo Koon comes packaged with a vehicle and has-- get ready for it-- knee joints!  That's what matters here.  Should you get this one, even if it's the second or third one in your collection?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,544

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 16, 2011

One of the cool things about the Star Tours line was the addition of "cast members" like this Jedi Master.  It's just some dude made out of Agen Kolar parts with a new head, making it an ideal theme park exclusive.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Q&A: Wars, Fetts of the Future, Old School New Figures, and Big Beastly Things

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 15, 2011

Got a problem with figure hand color? Sure you do. And why aren't we getting more beasts, heaving or otherwise? And why is that big mean bully Hasbro denying you the 1980s-style figures you so richly deserve, aside from taste? All this and more when you read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,543

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 13, 2011

Hey, it's the 2004 Y-Wing Pilot from the Toys "R" Us exclusive Y-Wing Fighter!  It can sit just fine, and it's a great figure to put in a vehicle... but it's not very impressive by modern standards.  Or the standards of 2004... or 1998.  Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,542

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 12, 2011

Hey kids, it's a Clone Trooper!  You love those, especially with wacky graphics on their chests.  This one is particularly neat-- so read on!

Ad: LEGO Sale and Hard-To-Find Transformers at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 12, 2011

Ad: It's time for the Entertainment Earth LEGO Sale!  Buy any in-stock LEGO set, including Star Wars, and get a 2nd for 40% off PLUS a free Minifigure!  While the big box stores missed out on a ton of 2011 Transformers items, you can find them in stock at Entertainment Earth today! Hard-to-find toys like Windcharger, the Reveal the Shield Legends, and even those rare Power Core Combiners like Undertow and Heavytread are available now-- but we don't know how long they'll last!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,541

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Our little Ahsoka is growing up!  Which means adulthood and either some form of death or exile is just around the corner.  This new action figure takes the new, older version of the character and makes a darned good toy out of her. Read on!

Long-Rumored New Tauntaun Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Long alluded to by Hasbro via their Q&A sessions, this new Tauntaun test shot can be seen at Sandtroopers.com in their forums.  Presumably this is something that will be revealed at (or even released by) Comic-Con this July, but the actual fate of this item is presently unknown. Be sure to take a look, and post your thoughts below!

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Sandtroopers.com Reveals First Look at Vintage B-Wing Kmart Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

If you collected vehicles from the 1978-1985 era of Star Wars toys, you no doubt recall some gorgeous photography on the boxes.  Not being one to miss a good opportunity, Hasbro (by way of the great Sandtroopers.com) seems to be giving Kmart an exclusive Vintage B-Wing!  Read on for more.

 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,540

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

He appeared in tons of comics, and in 2010 Hasbro finally gave Tholme his own action figure... that you likely didn't see at retail more than once or twice.  He comes with a swell cane and exception sculpting, so should you get him before he gets too expensive?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,539

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 9, 2011

This new wave of The Clone Wars is just hitting, and I couldn't wait to write about Eeth Koth.  Based on the rarely-seen Jedi Master from The Phantom Menace, this animated figure has an excellent design which makes a good toy and a nice collectible. Want to know more?  Read on!