Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,430

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Hey, do you know what's awesome?  Anakin Skywalker in his space suit.   It's a super-articulated figure with a fish bowl.  This is awesome-- seriously, it's fantastic and goofy and I love it.  You should own one.  Read on.

VC13 Consumed by Darth Vader

By Mike — Monday, December 6, 2010

As Hasbro promised, the name tab, cardback, and POP for VC13, formerly known as Anakin Skywalker, is now appropriately called Darth Vader per his transformation and appearance in Mustafar. Of course, you now have two The Vintage Collection "Darth Vaders" on the pegs, the other being VC08, but that shouldn't confuse anyone, right?

 

VC15 Clone Variant/Correction

By Mike — Monday, December 6, 2010

Hasbro corrected the paint error on VC15 Clone Trooper's helmet with the appropriate line around the cap. This particular sample was found at a Target store in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

TOY PALACE NL 42

By Mike — Monday, December 6, 2010

Our sponsors at TOY PALACE  releases their latest newsletter  featuring new IN STOCK and pre-order items. Don'y forget about their FREE gift promotion running until December 24th!

Ad: Entertainment Earth Gift Rush Sale

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 6, 2010

Ad: It's time to save big! The Entertainment Earth Gift Rush Sale has 50 great items, with 12 Star Wars collectibles and a huge selection of sci-fi and TV offerings. Love Lost? Want to get an electronic toy Enterprise for only $9.90? Need to get some $3 holiday ornaments? We have you covered at Entertainment Earth-- and we also have a Boba Fett statue with Han Solo, gift-wrapped and tagged for Jabba the Hutt!  Read on for pricing, availability, and pictures!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,429

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, December 6, 2010

Offered before many of you were born, Rocket Firing Boba Fett is something of a holy grail, a legend not just in Star Wars, but in the world of toy collecting in general.  The 2010 mail-in version has been changed significantly from the original design, meaning nobody should be able to pass this off as an original.  Is this a pro, or a con?  Read on!

Q&A: Vintage Variants, Sequel Films, Luke Gripes, 3D, and Complaints

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 5, 2010

Is that Anakin Skywalker package variant out already? What's the deal with all the problematic Jedi Luke figures? And what does 3D mean for you? All this and more awaits you in this week's Q&A!

TRU: AT-AT, Rise of Fett Sale AND FREE Figure

By Mike — Sunday, December 5, 2010

This week's Toys R Us sale features 20% the Rise of Boba Fett Ultimate Battle Pack and $20 both the regular and exclusive Vintage edition AT-AT. Also on sale are the Electronic Helmets and Blasters, and the Star Wars Uncle Milton Science sets for 25% off.

Image Bank: SL06 Darth Vader

By Mike — Saturday, December 4, 2010

 Ah, the tale of two Vaders, also known as Vader's aplenty for the holiday pegs.  First releasing the removable helmet figure from 2008's The Legacy Collection (BD08), Hasbro run changes it for the more ESB appropriate version from 2006's The Saga Collection. Both versions are readily available on the pegs along with the newly released The Vintage Collection figure. 

ToyFare Unveils New 2011 Figures

By Mike — Saturday, December 4, 2010

Courtesy of an astute member of the Rebelscum forums, scans of the latest issue of ToyFare magazine previews the upcoming The Vintage Collection action figures of Barris Offee, Bom Vidin, Weequay, and a brand spankin new upgraded Rebel Fleet Trooper! There's also unpainted first shots of Fan's Choice favorite winner Bastila Shan and one Doctor E!.

FREE Savage Opress Poster at Screenings

By Mike — Saturday, December 4, 2010

As if you even need anymore reason to attend a FREE screening of The Clone Wars on the big screen, fans attending the theatrical event will also receive a FREE one sheet poster featuring the new series villain, Savage Opress, in 30's  style "classic horror" art.

Being that this is a limited event, this should prove to be a great piece of collectible memorabilia and/or wall art. Read the full story at StarWars.com.

 

Brian's Toys NL 12/03

By Mike — Friday, December 3, 2010

Get the Boba Fett rocket-firing figure mail-in at Brian's Toys!  Save the hassle and get it now before Christmas.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,428

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 3, 2010

Hasbro sure likes to make barely-different troopers, like this Scout Trooper from 2007. Hasbro put out a big exclusive boxed set at Target and painted each Biker Scout differently-- just to keep you busy.  (Or to make your dioramas better, perhaps.) Either way, how is it? Excellent. Read on, dudes!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,427

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, December 2, 2010

It's the first-ever modern-era Wicket which, at nearly 12 years old, is a lot less modern.  This was one of the first two modern Ewoks, setting the bar for the slow drip to follow for the next few years.  He was just upgraded, but how does the original stack up?  Read on!

New Battle Over Endor Battlepacks

By Mike — Thursday, December 2, 2010

Right out of the climactic scene from Return of the Jedi comes these new and exciting packaged images of the forthcoming Battle Over Endor Battlepacks courtesy of JediNews UK.