Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,395

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Hey, it's the new Target Exclusive Senate Commando figure!  This awesome release is basically the Argyus body with a new head, but that's enough to warrant the purchase!

Tales From Home Swapping, Continued

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 19, 2010

We've got another story of retail woe (and a return of a real vintage figure to stores) in our latest entry in this ongoing saga of retail theft.  Reader Nik was looking at the new Target AT-ST... and guess what he found?

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,394

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 18, 2010

We kick off this week of new Target exclusives with Shahan Alama, a Weequay pilot with a robot arm!  He's in the new (and popular) Bounty Hunter pack with Robonino and a couple of droids, and made of mostly new parts.  You want him-- admit it.  Read on!

Swappers Strike Again: Sandtrooper Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 18, 2010

Because I love a good story-- even a good story gone wrong-- we're going to share Reader John's Wal-Mart swap-out story today.  John saw not one, not two, but five Sandtroopers swapped out and returned to the store by a thief and, surprise surprise, the store wasn't too receptive to him trying to help. More after the jump.

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Retweet To Win An R2 Droid 2

By Mike — Sunday, October 17, 2010

Motorola is giving away 5 R2 Droid 2 phones to selected winners who retweets a specified message relating to the contest. Contest ends this Tuesday, October 19th, so make sure to tweet your chance to win! And if you haven't yet done so. make sure to follow Galactic Hunter on Facebook and Twitter!

Q&A: New Big Vehicles, Not Enough New Product, Vintage, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 17, 2010
What happened to the giant vehicle assortment of 2009? Why does Hasbro hate you and refuses to release new product, ever? And what's the deal with all these repacks in vintage lately? All this plus more are in today's Q&A!

Ad: All Statues Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 17, 2010

Ad: Buy one statue, get another for half price! Pre-order statues coming next year or get ones that are in stock today. Literally every statue is on sale, from Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Harry Potter, anime, movies, comics, and more-- don't miss your chance to get a deal!  See some highlights after the jump.

Brian's Toys NL 10/17

By Mike — Sunday, October 17, 2010

Boba Fett, Boba Fett, Boba Fett.  This guy is everywhere on this week's Brian's Toys newsletter.  Featured this week is a rare vintage 21-Back Boba Fett AFA-Graded and a Master Replica Boba Felt Helmet.

Hasbro Makes Good On Bent Fetts

By Mike — Sunday, October 17, 2010

Scott from Tulsa sends us a follow up from last month's damaged Mailaway Fetts from Hasbro.

Jabba Exclusive Back at Wal-Mart.com (Again)

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 17, 2010

Hasbro and Wal-Mart teamed up to bring you a great Jabba the Hutt set, and it seems so well they jacked up the price.  Available online (with free site-to-store shipping) is the Jabba's Throne set which, since its August release, remains difficult to find at retail. 

Image Bank: CW30 R4-P17

By Mike — Saturday, October 16, 2010

 Obi-Wan's droid finally gets plasticized Clone Wars style with great paint apps using the R3-S6 "Goldie" mold.  If you like your droids, plan on picking this one up!

Reminder: Target Star Wars Endcaps Hitting This Weekend

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 15, 2010

Don't forget, this weekend will be the rollout of the newest Hasbro endcap at Target stores. We've seen Nerf and Transformers, but this one will be packed with new Star Wars exclusives. Keep your eyes peeled for Mini Mighty Muggs, Battle Packs, Geonosis Arena Sets, Clone Wars 2-Packs, and more stock of basic figures and other goodies.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,393

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 15, 2010

The only R5-X2 so far is this RC toy, only sold in the USA at Target.  It was kinda pricey, but it is fun and pretty cool.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Image Bank: CW32 Boba Fett

By Mike — Friday, October 15, 2010

He's juvenile! He's delinquent! He's young Boba Fett! Re-introduced in Season 2 of The Clone Wars, the young bounty hunter in training is going through his own rites of passage. The figure is incredibly done, with the good likeness and articulation that we've come to expect from this line.

New Vehicles at TRU

By Mike — Friday, October 15, 2010

It looks like collectors will be spending a lot of dough this week. Besides the new slew of Target exclusives, Toys R Us is also receiving the latest vehicles which include the Hyena Bomber, AT-AP, AAT, and Swamp Speeder. Mickey Gunslinger sends in his find from Chandler, AZ yesterday. Open up those wallets and Happy Weekend Hunting!