After failing twice in their early online registration process, Comic-Con organizers attempt a trial run this morning by registering 1000 registrants using what is expected to be a more robust system by company TicketLeap. Last month, the online registration site was overwhelmed by a reported 250 hits a second, which was three times the volume in 2009.
eFX Collectibles and the 501st TK Project is auctioning off a replica Stormtrooper helmet to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This special and unique edition helmet features more than a dozen signatures from the cast and crew of the original Star Wars trilogy, including Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and George Lucas himself.
More Jumbo Vintage figures are on the way courtesy of Gentle Giant as Luke Skywalker (with Telescoping Lightsaber) and Tusken Raider receive their Vintage Jumbo treatment next. Also announced is the new Wicket minibust. All three items are slated for release in July.
Dark Horse releases their solicitations for March 2011 including the third installment of Darth Vader and The Lost Command, as the Dark Lork of the Sith continues to be haunted by visions of his life with Padmé as it would have been if he had not succumbed to the Dark Side. Cover by Tsuneo Sanda! In Star Wars: Legacy - War #4, the allies launch a series of maneuvers to lure Darth Krayt into a trap. Only who is trapping whom?
EW previews an exclusive trailer for the second half of The Clone Wars Season 3 making its debut on January 7th. After the mostly pastoral first half, the rest of the season looks to be spectacular! Click here for the trailer!
This figure may not be the most articulated or even definitive R2-D2, but boy is he fun with all the flashing lights and electronic sounds. A repack of the Revenge of the Sith figure from 2005, this mold actually saw its first incarnation in plastic as the POTF2 Power FX R2-D2.
Hey kids, it's the new Clone Trooper figure which, oddly, is actually somewhat easy to find! He's got more articulation than ever, and comes on a nice vintage cardback. So how many can I put you down for? Read on!
What's the ratio of foil chase figures to the normals? Should you be worried if you missed Ahsoka and C-3PO Clone Wars figures over the past few years? Just how different is that new AT-ST Driver? All this and a translated of the aurebesh lettering on the new AT-RT with Boil vehicle set await you in today's exciting almost-the-holidays installment of Q&A!
Sony teams up with Hasbro to promote their Clone Wars Adventures online game. Basic The Clone Wars and Saga Legends action figure blisters are being affixed with stickers touting a 30 day trial membership and 450 Station Cash. These stickers are showing up at Toys R Us stores this week.
That's right, you heard right-- another Clone Trooper, this time a Target-specific version with a unique design on only one shoulder. I'm assuming it's a different rank or something. Are they any good? You get two in a box, so read on!
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He was in the original Star Wars in the background, and now he gets to talk and be annoyed by Anakin Skywalker. Admiral Yularen was a slow seller in 2009, but now he's gone and you can't have one. Too bad. Should you be upset? Read on!
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) reminds fans and collectors that their fourth bi-annual charity lapel pin is still available. Order soon for delivery in time for Christmas!
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a bunch of cool new preorders as well as more new arrivals. We still have over 3600 items on our holiday sale menu priced from 20% to 80% off - over 800 items are priced at 50% off or more!