Kmart Exclusive Hasbro Jodo Kast Action Figure Surfacing

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Star Wars Kmart exclusive action figure Jodo Kast is starting to hit Kmarts according to your emails!  The prices are said to be $8.49 or $8.99 depending on location. We have not personally found the toy but enough are surfacing for us to say happy hunting!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,335

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Hey kids, it's the Gungan Warrior! This one has the best sculpt Hasbro has ever done of the character... but the paint, not so hot.  It's a solid item, and if given the chance, should you buy a ton of them?  (Yes.)  Read on anyway!

Cost of Freight Shipping Rises, Hurting Retailers (via) NYTimes.com

By Adam May — Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Stephanie Clifford for the NewYorkTimes.com writes:

The grills shaped like kegs and toolboxes, ordered for a Father’s Day promotion at Cost Plus World Market, arrived too late for the holiday. At the Container Store, platinum-color hangers, advertised in a summer sale catalog, were delivered days after the sale began. At True Value Hardware, the latecomers were fans and portable chairs.

Celebration V: 5 Clubs, 5 Patches

By Mike — Monday, July 26, 2010

Five of the largest Star Wars collecting clubs in the US are pleased to announce a set of five themed patches for Star Wars Celebration 5.  Theparticipating clubs are The Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), The Kentucky Star Wars Collectors Club (KSWCC), The Ohio Star WarsCollectors Club (OSWCC), The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society (PSWCS), and the Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance (SWGFA).  The five triangular embroidered patches, each sponsored by one of the clubs, fit together like a puzzle to form a larger image of Boba Fett, the show's de facto mas

Figure of the Day: Day 1,334

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 26, 2010

Looking for something different? Hasbro's Obi-Wan Kenobi in Space Suit sure fits the bill.  With super-articulation, a fishbowl-style helmet, and a lot of detail, it's amazing that a figure this good is part of what Hasbro considers its "kid's line."  So how many do you need?  Read on!

Some SDCC Hasbro Exclusives on HasbroToyShop.com Now

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 26, 2010

Did you make it to San Diego last weekend to wait in a line to get some figures?  If not, HasbroToyShop.com has some of their items in stock right now, including Darth Maul vs. Owen Lars.   If you're looking for some figures, don't wait and order your goodies quickly

Q&A: Post-SDCC Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 25, 2010

Hey kids, and welcome to the first Q&A on this exciting new template.  Speaking of templates, I don't have one, so I'm fudging this one for our first installment.   Anyway, let's look into Millennium Falcon variations, vintage Vintage figures at Toys "R" Us' web site, figures you can't find and feel compelled to keep asking about, and much more.   How much more?  So much more.

Comic-Con Image Bank Wrap-Up

By Mike — Sunday, July 25, 2010

There was noticeably a greater confluence of Emma Frosts and Red Queens this year than Amidalas and Leias (except for the Slave variety). But Comic-Con still showed its muscle and staying power, though its future in San Diego remains uncertain.

TOY PALACE: Hoth Assault Battlepacks and Vintage Wave 1 IN STOCK

By Mike — Sunday, July 25, 2010

Below you will find the latest products from our sponsors at TOY PALACE which came in or were added for pre-order within the last 7 days. New Star Wars items include the new 2010 Battle Pack assortment ( Hoth and Anti Hailfire Droid Squad)!

Comic-Con: Entertainment Earth Comic Packs

By Mike — Sunday, July 25, 2010

Our Hasbro Comic-Con Image Bank is updated with new shots of the upcoming final 4 Comic Packs exclusive to Entertainment Earth. They include Darth Nihl and Deliah Blue (Legacy #7), Jaster Mereel and Montross (Open Seasons #2), Jareal and Rohland Dyre (KOTOR #6), and Baron Fel and Ysanne Isard (Rogue Squadron #29).

Hasbro Collector Panel PDF, Best-In-Show Pix

By Adam May — Saturday, July 24, 2010

Here's a link to a .PDF version of Hasbro's collector panel presentation. (It's a large download.) Also, here are just a mere few of the "Best-In-Show" highlights. (The real Best-In-Show or Beast-In-Show, Jabba-The-Hutt, was curiously missing from the panel despite being on actual display.) He's just that large and in-charge. (It's probably Oola's fault!) On with the show! (Beware of large downloads!)

Fett and Solo Square Out Proof Cards

By Mike — Saturday, July 24, 2010

Hasbro is giving away a Vintage Collection Boba Fett proof card today at their Comic-Con booth with Han Solo in his Echo Base outfit the card to be given out Sunday. These have been quite popular at the Con, and in terms of packaging art, is quite suitable for framing. An awesome way to kick off the "what's old is new again" Vintage Collection! For those who couldn't make it to the Con, look for a contest giveaway coming up soon!

Brian's Toys in San Diego!

By Mike — Saturday, July 24, 2010

Brian's Toys has been rounding up the greatest and most sought after exclusives at this year's San Diego Comic-Con.  It's a world away for most, but make it easy on yourself and have the toys shipped to your door.

Comic-Con Image Bank: Gentle Giant, Sideshow, LEGO, and Views

By Mike — Saturday, July 24, 2010

Our Galactic Image Bank is updated with new photos from Gentle Giant, LEGO, Sideshow, Kotobukiya, EFX Collectibles, the Lucasfilm Pavilion, and last but certainly not least, our traditional Views From The Floor. Enjoy!

StarWarsShop Has Comic-Con Maul Lars Exclusive

By Mike — Friday, July 23, 2010

You can now order the Comic-Con exclusive Visionaries Comic Pack at StarWarsShop! The price is $14.99 each and they're ready to ship. Click here to order yours!