Disney Star Wars Celebration V Exclusives Recap

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 1, 2010

The guys at Endor Express have a story on the two exclusives that Disney will be offering at Celebration V.  One is a sneak peek at the Starspeeder 1000, and it's a lot oranger than the current model.  The other is an all-black Donald Duck in Shadow Trooper outfit.  You want to know about pricing and edition sizes, right?  Better go check the full story at Endor Express!

Toy Palace NL 26

By Mike — Saturday, July 31, 2010

Our sponsors at TOY PALACE have released their latest newsletter info. Star Wars items include Sideshow's 12" Sandtrooper Corporal and pre-orders being taken for the E2 Premium Format Clone Trooper!

Brian's Toys NL: 2010 Star Wars Pre-orders!

By Mike — Saturday, July 31, 2010

We have another round of 2010 Star Wars Pre-Orders!  Clone Wars Waves 6 & 7 feature some sweet Mandalorians and a little kid called Boba Fett.  Plenty of new Vehicles, which you may have never seen before.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,338

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 30, 2010

Hey kids, it's the Dark Trooper!  This awesome figure appears in a more primitive, more stabby incarnation.  It's a shared exclusive between Toys "R" Us and online accounts... but that doesn't mean you're likely to see one in your travels.  Is he worth putting in some effort to find?  Read on!

Hayden Blackman Leaves Lucasarts

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 29, 2010

Hayden Blackman, best known as the creative force behind The Force Unleashed franchise, is leaving Lucasarts so says MTV's gaming blog.  Apparently the sequel is well on its way to being done in time for September, and nobody seems to be worried about everything hitting its mark.  You may wish to read more.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,337

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 29, 2010

This is one Star Wars figure a lot of fans missed.  Tarados Gon was one of the last figures on the "blue" Legacy Collection packaging, and he came with an HK-47 part.  If you missed him, should you fix that mistake?  Read on!

Ad: Star Wars 2010 IN STOCK at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ad: New Vintage Star Wars Action Figures and more at Entertainment Earth.   Vintage Star Wars Chase Foil Package figure pre-orders-- collect all 12!  Clone Wars action figures are up, including Embo and Boba Fett!  All this and several new vehicle pre-orders are up, so click through for pricing and availability.

Figure of the Day: Day 1,336

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Star of stage, screen, and podcasts, Yoda is all things to all Star Wars fans.  Heck, he's even a great podcaster.  This 2009 Clone Wars action figure is loaded with articulation, but should you add him to your massive pile of Yoda toys?  Read on!

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.