This is the new Saesee Tiin from The Clone Wars, which is a very good figure with a very cruddy jetpack.
Last year's Darth Vader was barely a new figure-- it's a tinkered revision of a figure mold that debuted in 2005. It's still really good though-- I almost wish the helmet was not removable, but that's my life. Read on!
After a sneak peek at Comic-Con in San Diego, pre-orders are now up for the Entertainment Earth Exclusive Princess Leia in Boushh Disguise Animated Maquette. It's a statue, scaled to the existing classic and Clone Wars animated maquettes made by the company over the past few years.
The case includes the following 12 action figures, including a few holdovers from Wave 7:
There have been many, many versions of Captain Rex and this one, from a 2010 ARC Troopers Battle Pack, is likely the hardest to get. He has a unique helmet and gun, for starters-- so should you get it? Read on!
If all that weren't enough, the very charming LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace TV special is coming to home video at Wal-Mart this week. It's $13.00 and includes young Han Solo-- the same figure was handed out as a promo item at Comic-Con, if you were very lucky or in the right place. Just click here to pre-order, or wait to hit up Wal-Mart this weekend when you get your 2 gallon pickle jar, rubber gloves, AAA batteries, and/or sack of peanut M&Ms.
I rant a little about the Blu-Ray releases of the week! We talk about mail-in offer order forms and more swap-outs! And is it time to reboot Star Wars completely? All this and more, just read on!
Also important: Cartoon Network has two episodes of The Clone Wars airing this coming Friday, and it seems we're being treated to a massive quantity of water battles. Be sure to set your DVRs!
The Star Wars Saga Blu-Ray hits this Friday, and it seems that the price wars have not started yet. Amazon, Wal-Mart.com, and Target presently have the best price in the USA with $79.99 for all 6 films. And remember, the trilogy sets do not include the bonus feature discs.
In stores right now is the Droid Attack on the Coronet, exclusive to Toys R Us stores and retailing for $24.99. But if you only look in the big display in the front of the store, you'll miss it.
Agent of the Empire - Iron Eclipse heads up the Dark Horse titles in December which features a James Bond inspired galactic secret agent. Kir Kanos has his day with The Empire in Crimson Empire #3 and Jedi Kerra Holt must battle to save a planet in the final issue of Knight Errant - Deluge.
Sideshow will begin taking priority pre-orders for their highly anticipated 12" Boba Fett on Friday, September 16th at 10 am Pacific Time. An exclusive product reveal will also be launched in their product blog on September 13th. Click here for the pre-order splash page and priority pre-order information!