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!

Proof Card Day 2: Bespin Luke

By Mike — Friday, July 23, 2010

The proof card of the day at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth is Bespin Luke. Two more cards remaining and we've been told they will be Boba Fett and Han Solo. Hasbro's on point with these awesome mock proof cards and here's hoping they return for Celebration V!

Hasbro Q&A Blaster Points

By Mike — Friday, July 23, 2010

Hasbro Q&A panel today at the Con. Here are a few blaster points YOU NEED TO KNOW!

J-Man Would Totally Hang @ Comic-Con

By Adam May — Friday, July 23, 2010

Via the unrepentant geeks at ComicAlliance.com comes a rather unique twist on Comic-Con fun.

They've faced down humans time and time again, but Fred Phelps and his minions from the Westboro Baptist Church were not ready for the cosplay action that awaited them today at Comic-Con. After all, who can win against a counter protest that includes robots, magical anime girls, Trekkies, Jedi and...kittens?

Figure of the Day: Day 1,333

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 23, 2010

Hey kids, it's Bail Organa!  This 2008 version was not hugely popular and may be available at a store near you for under five bucks.  I should note, he has a pretty pimpin' gown going on there, I think, or maybe it's just a space robe. Should you get him?   Read on!

More Diorama Tutorializifying Before Celebration V! Putting MORE Together!

By Adam May — Thursday, July 22, 2010

As if all of the crazy Comic-Con coverage EVERYWHERE isn't exciting enough, Diorama Maestro Frank "NiubNiub" D'Iorio has uploaded the THIRD Sneak Peek Celebration V Tutorial! It's a Padawan Level one-hour construction of the "3 Archway Wall". Basically it's a facade for the "U" and "L" Style Hallways. However, at the end of the video we actually start to see just how all of these fan-made pieces are going to fit together! Take notes!

Comic-Con: Posters and Proofcard Goodies at Hasbro Booth

By Mike — Thursday, July 22, 2010

As if you need anymore reason to do frequent passes at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth. You now have two more. Big H is giving away a free action figure poster based on the ESB movie poster AND mock vintage proof cards featuring the ESB Darth Vader. Heck, it even has the Kenner logo! We've been told that different cards may be handed out each day, so if you're at the Con, you cannot miss out on this nifty nostalgic collectible!

LEGO UCS Obi-Wan Jedi Starfighter Unveiled

By Mike — Thursday, July 22, 2010

LEGO announces the new Ultimate Collector Series Obi-Wan Kenobi Jedi Starfighter. It includes 676 pieces and equipped with twin laser cannons and a fully detailed cockpit interior.