New Kubrick Figures Inspired by Vintage Kenner Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 9, 2011

If you've been collecting figures from Japan, the new batch of Star Wars Kubrick DX Wave 3 should be of interest.  Not only is there a build-a-vehicle of a Landspeeder, but the bulk of the figures' aesthetics are heavily influenced by 1970s Kenner action figures.  I stumbled on these pictures at NCS today.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,496

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 9, 2011

For years fans observed there weren't enough Rebel pilots, and by the time we got to John D. Branon it was pretty obvious that we now have too many.  With more pilots than vehicles, is there a reason to pick up this exclusive from 2009?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,495

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 8, 2011

What's this?  Another Battle Droid, that's what.  This was another 2-pack release, complete with removable limbs.  A Wookiee can totally pull his arms out of his sockets.  Do you need him for your armies?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,494

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, March 7, 2011

It's a new Clone Trooper for the Vintage Collection!  This just-released figure has bending wrists and a removable helmet, plus a brand-new sculpt that looks really awesome!  Read on!

Q&A: Mending Rubber Band Hands (and guns), Trooper Overload, Capes, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 6, 2011

So what kind of robe will Barriss Offee have? Why does Hasbro make so many trooper figures? (Really? We're asking this now?) And should you be worried about those Raiders of the Lost Ark figures coming to Comic-Con? All this and more, if you just read on!

Quick Impressions: Hasbro Star Wars Vintage Collection, Wave 6

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 6, 2011

Because you love this kind of stuff, I've got some impressions of Hasbro Star Wars The Vintage Collection Wave 6 for you! This new batch of figures started shipping to online stores just after Toy Fair, meaning you can either grab them online or hunt them down in your favorite-- or least-favorite-- local stores. What does the first truly mixed wave of new, non-repainted figures have for you? Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,493

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 4, 2011

For some reason, Hasbro opted to put this Clone Trooper with a vehicle rather than separately, making it tough to army-build.  Matching Snow Captain Rex, this figure comes with a Freeco Bike-- and it's pretty cool. (Get it?)  Anyway, should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,492

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 3, 2011

From the distant future, it's Luke Skywalker!  This one is based on the novels from the far-flung future of a galaxy far, far away where Chewbacca is dead and everybody's got kids.  How did this figure turn out?  Read on!

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace 3D Gets Release Date

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 3, 2011

After years of whispers and a recent reveal of next year's toy packaging, shared the release date for the 3D theatrical conversion of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.  More details after the jump.


Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,491

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fresh from the newspaper strips, the Blackhole Stormtrooper finally got a Hasbro action figure last year.  Sort of.  In name only, at least-- missing are the white/silver lenses, but at least it's black.  Oh wait, it's really dark blue?  Hunh.  Well, read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,490

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 1, 2011

It's new!  Major Mianda was shown to not be a clone in the trading card game a few years ago, but this figure has the traditional clone head.  Ah well.  Is it good, or at least different enough to be interesting?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,489

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 28, 2011

Hey kids, it's R2-D2! This is the one based on the R4-G9 mold and, depending on where you lived, was in a hard-to-get Battle Pack with Luke, C-3PO, and Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Should you get them?  Read on!

Q&A: Post-Toy Fair Continues, Galactic Heroes, Vehicles, Other Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 27, 2011

So will we get more Galactic Heroes now that the line has been declared over? How about Mighty Muggs? And can we trust Hasbro's release date presentations? Of course not, haven't you been reading my columns?!? All this and more, so read on!

New Line Look 2012

By Adam May — Friday, February 25, 2011


From 2012 ushers in a return to the beginning of the Star Wars saga with Episode I in theaters. It seems only fitting, then, that the iconic Phantom Menace Sith Lord should land himself on product packaging spanning the entire Star Wars saga. Check out the new look after the jump!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,488

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 25, 2011

Hey, it's another Clone Trooper!  This one comes from the Turbo Tank Support Squad, and has a unique cannon and shoulder design.  Oh, and you get two in a box.  Should you snag a few to outfit your Turbo Tank?  I think so, but go ahead and read on!