By Mike — Saturday, July 9, 2011

The latest TOY PALACE newsletter include TCW Vehicles Wave 4 and the Unleashed Starkiller 2 Pack Exclusive minibusts from Gentle Giant. Pre-orders are now also being taken for the Star Wars Blueprints book and the C-3PO Life sized bust!

Brian's Toys Newsletter 07/08/11

By Mike — Saturday, July 9, 2011

KRE-O Transformers are finally in stock!  Pick up these awesome transforming building blocks that will work with other leading brands. New Marvel Universe pre-orders are up as well, which include some new characters and new molds. Check out the Brian's Toys newsletter over at

BBTS News: Transformers, Marvel, GI Joe, Star Trek, Statues & More!

By Mike — Saturday, July 9, 2011


Here is a quick update from about a variety of new arrivals and more cool new preorders. The clearance sale also continues with thousands of items remaining!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,583

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 8, 2011

Oh, here's a neat one. Mostly neat due to the accessory, as the figure mold is showing its age, this Star Tours Darth Vader just hit a month and change back, reusing the 2005 "500th" Vader mold with a nifty new floating platform.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,582

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 7, 2011

Screw naming conventions!  The astromech droid CB-3D looks like several other astromech droids... but he's slightly different.  Is he worth tracking down?  He is if you want a Dark Trooper!  Read on!

Price Hike: 2009 Geonosis Arena Target Exclusive 2-Packs

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Since you've just had some good news, saddle up for some bad.  Rather than go to clearance, the oft-raised-and-lowered 2009 Target-exclusive Geonosis Arena 2-packs have seemingly returned but with a much higher price tag-- pennies north of $16.  If you waited on these... keep waiting.

Hasbro Reveals New Exclusive Tauntaun, Vintage Packaging, More

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Hasbro sent us another exciting batch with a mix of new images of things we've seen and new stuff. The newest of the new is the Target Exclusive Star Wars The Search for Luke Skywalker set, which sports a retooled vintage Hoth Han Solo (hood not up, dagnabbit) alongside a newly-tooled Tauntaun and a Hoth Rebel Trooper. All this and Vintage Ponda Baba on card, plus more, after the break. CLICK IT.

Hasbro Official Images: Comic-Con Revenge of the Jedi Boxed Set

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Hasbro sent us a whole mess of pictures today, so let's get started with the sharing. The Comic-Con Exclusive Revenge of the Jedi Action Figure Boxed Set is (so far) the only 2011 exclusive for this brand, and it sports mostly repacks. Of note, a variant Rebel Commando is introduced, and exclusive-to-this-set mini reackaged versions of Salacious Crumb and a Mouse Droid are included. More pics? After the break, of course!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,581

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 6, 2011

It took a year and change, but Hasbro put out this original Gungan Warrior after the big shake-up that followed the Episode I line being changed to Power of the Jedi.  Despite having only 6 joints, he's pretty good-- and has great detail on his skin, too!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,580

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 5, 2011

It's not a major character, or a very popular one-- but it's a nice figure!  The Neimoidian Warrior has a huge gun and an action feature, plus a removable helmet and good articulation.  Should you buy a few?  Maybe!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,579

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 4, 2011

It's Barriss Offee!  The Jedi hasn't received a new figure in years, but now we got two of her in a few months.  How about that!  This animated version is pretty slick, plus includes Geonosian Brain Worms.  Should you track her down, now that she's showing up in stores?  Read on!

Q&A: Holiday Edition with Vehicles and 1980s-Style Rantings and More Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 3, 2011

Happy July 4th, everybody! This week we look at if we should blame Marvel and the Transformers for a lack of Star Wars. I wish I could say yes. Is there a correct color for the carbonite block? Let's discuss! And do you have a problem that new vehicles are tweaked versions of old vehicles? Pull up a chair, and read on!

New Clone Wars Y-Wing Scout Bomber Coming, Good Job Hasbro!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 3, 2011

After being revealed in the new issue of Previews (shipping to homes, offices, and comic shops now) Rebelscum found a packaged image of the new Y-Wing Scout Bomber, a new mini-rig type of vehicle seemingly very much inspired by the 1980s toys of Kenner.

Clone Wars AV-7 Mobile Cannon Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 3, 2011

News!  While Hasbro has yet to reveal images of this to the press or their retail partners, the Jedi Temple Archives have found the AV-7 Mobile Cannon Vehicle and have in- and out-of-the-box images!  Wow!  Go check it out.

Print Ad: Pursuing The Ultimate Bounty

By Mike — Saturday, July 2, 2011

The summer kicks off with a new print ad from Hasbro featuring the bounty hunter, Zam Wessel,  and the Attack of the Clones wave in their retro vintage carded glory. Enjoy!