SWS Exclusive McQuarrie Vader Bust

By Mike — Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Gentle Giant and StarWarsShop bring you this awesome Ralph McQuarrie Vader bronze bust. Measuring about 8 inches and limited to only a scant 100 pieces worldwide, this ultra limited edition collectible, with the ultra limited price of $1,499 each, isn't for everyone's wallet, but would make a worthy centerpiece for any collection.

Kmart Has New AT-AT For $49.99

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Both Kmart's web site and retail stores are selling the big 2010 Hasbro Star Wars AT-AT vehicle for $49.99.  We're not sure how or why they're selling it at such a low price, but it doesn't matter-- go out and get yours now before they realize they're losing money!  It's a really big item and positively worth the $49.99.

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,400

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 26, 2010

It's another milestone as we turn 1,400 and look at Han Solo from the original 2004 series of new Vintage figures.  He was nearly perfect, and to this day remains Hasbro's finest Han from the original film.  You should own one by now, right?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,399

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 25, 2010

Hey kids, it's Nrin Vakil.  No idea who that is?  Don't worry, you aren't alone-- this exclusive member of Rogue Squadron can fly a starfighter with the best of them!  He has some great sculpted bits, specifically the head and hands.  Should you go get him and his special lady?  Read on!

Q&A: No Swappers, Yes 3D, And What The Heck Season 3 The Clone Wars?

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 24, 2010
Will 3D change everything as far as Star Wars the toy line is concerned? What's going on with Baron Papanoida's backstory? And how long does a mail-in figure take to ship anyway? All this and more await you in this week's Q&A!

All Star Wars On Sale @ TRU

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

ToysRUs is having a sale on all Star Wars merchandise both in store and online this week. Deals include $5 off Battle Packs and Deluxe, 25% all LEGO sets, and a $10 gift card when buying the new The Force Unleashed II video game, which is set for release on Tuesday.

Sgt. Bric Mailaways Shipping

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

The Clone Wars Sgt. Bric Mailaway figure with Battle Mat is now showing up in mailboxes across the nation. Curatola01 reports his delivery today and sends us a couple of photos for your perusal.

Gentle Giant Announces 12" Vintage Vader and Leia

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

The folks at Gentle Giant have announced their next 2 Jumbo Vintage Kenner 12 inch figures to be Darth Vader and Princess Leia Organa! Both come with reproduction vinyl capes and Vader even includes a telescoping lightsaber. Details and photos after the jump!

Brian's Toys Newsletter 10/23

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

It's one of the best newsletters in the history of the Brian's Toys  pre-orders that will blow your mind! Also...FREE TOYS!

BBTS $5 Sale!

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

From BigBadToyStore: We've just assembled a list of 100 items with prices cut to $5 or less,  there are many Hasbro 3.75" figures from the Marvel, Star Wars, and GI Joe lines, as well as a variety of Sota figures and various other misc items. 

Senate Guard 2 Packs and Few Target Excusives Online

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

The Target exclusive Senate Guard 2 Pack is available online at Amazon.com for $14.99 each. There's also the Bounty Hunter Pack and Hidden Enemy and Hostage Crisis Battle Packs still available.

Tales of Swapping Continued: POTF2 At Retail in 2010

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 22, 2010

We've seen tons of swapped figures over the years, but this particular case of fraud is a little different and devious. To even the trained eye, it looks like there's nothing wrong, but it really does show that stores should keep an eye on things like a copyright date on the package. What happened this time? Well, reader Ed found someone actually found a way to make stores take 1990s action figures but think they're new. More on this disgrace after the jump.

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,398

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 22, 2010

We finish up this special theme week of Target exclusive toys (just released) with Shaak Ti, a retooled version of the 2005 figure.  Her arms are new, and she's recolored-- is that enough to capture your dollars?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,397

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 21, 2010

It's not every day you get a figure with his own trophies, but Clone Trooper Chopper, a new Target exclusive, has a droid finger necklace.  Awesome!  Is the figure otherwise interesting?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,396

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 20, 2010

This R2-D2 from the recently released Target Exclusive Arena Battle sets is loosely based on the 2004 Vintage design, but with a heavily retooled torso and head.  But why is his big eye clear?   Read on!