As we reported earlier, the new Titanium 3 Packs were found in Walmart for an astounding $29.96 each. This is almost a $3 upcharge for each vehicle from what they originally retailed in 2009.
Check out the super rare Vintage AFA over at Brian's Toys! An unproduced vintage 12" Leia in Arctic Outfit is graded a 90 is worth a viewing, but is waiting on a serious collector. Also available are is a rare GI Joe Storm Shadow AFA 85 and a Jawa Sandcrawler AFA 80.
While I personally hate the "I watch Super Bowl for the commercials, wink" nonsense, I am extremely interested in a new ad from Volkswagen. The Germans have made a new ad in the Cantina, which is exciting. It stars Snaggletooth, or Zutton to anyone from the more modern era of character names. It also has the Tonnika sisters. (Are you reading this, Hasbro?)
Go from Darth Vader to Darth Draper with these awesome new collection of Star Wars cufflinks. Made from rhodium based metal and enamel, you can out swagger your Kenneth Cole wearing hypebeast office mates once and for all. And they have tie bars too!
Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt stars in this two minute promotional short for Microsoft Kinect Star Wars parodying the iconic Death Star duel. The game is slated for release in the Spring.
We don't even think Han Solo's bounty was this much. In the high altitude world of really expensive Star Wars collectibles, this ranks as a centerpiece for the discerning and monied Fett collector.
You've seen Yoda masks, and Stormtrooper helmets. So what's the next big thing in roleplay headgear? Star Wars Air Hedz, revealed at UK Toy Fair by our friends at the Idle Hands Blog. Naturally, you'll want to click through to see more.
Lucasfilm Animation has posted a 3 Day auction for the AIDS and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund of San Francisco featuring a rare Clone Wars art poster by none other than Supervising Director Dave Filoni.
Sideshow offers a nice preview of their next Star Wars Premium Format figure, Aayla Secura. A full product reveal will be posted on their blog on January 31st with pre-orders being taken on February 2nd.
Sideshow now has the Sixth Scale STAP and Battle Droid for pre-order! The set comes with a specially engineered base that allows for lots of posing possibilities, retails for $174.99, and is scheduled for release in Q3 2012. Click here to order yours!
It's all in the packaging and when it comes to the classic Kenner black and silver, Hasbro knows they have gold amongst nostalgic collectors. Presenting some boxed photos of the new The Vintage Collection Class II Vehicles featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi Starfighter, the AT-AP, and V-19 Torrent Starfighter. These retail for $31.99 and are currently being spotted at ToysRUs.
After an over 2 year hiatus, the Titanium Die-Cast Vehicle Series returns in the form of 3 packs and priced at a steeper premium for $29.96 per set at Wal-mart (where our samples were found this evening). That's a $3 increase for each vehicle from the 2009 $6.99 MSRP.
All nine vehicles in this first wave were previously released with no distinguishable variances in deco.
As the ramp up to the release of The Phantom Menace 3D nears, so are retailers stocking their shelves with collectibles of interest that may or may not interest you. ToysRUs stores are offering a Darth Maul USB Drive that's exclusive them featuring the hooded Sith Lord in his cross armed stance. The drive has a 2GB capacity and retails for $14.99.