Q&A: Wars, Fetts of the Future, Old School New Figures, and Big Beastly Things

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 15, 2011

Got a problem with figure hand color? Sure you do. And why aren't we getting more beasts, heaving or otherwise? And why is that big mean bully Hasbro denying you the 1980s-style figures you so richly deserve, aside from taste? All this and more when you read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,543

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 13, 2011

Hey, it's the 2004 Y-Wing Pilot from the Toys "R" Us exclusive Y-Wing Fighter!  It can sit just fine, and it's a great figure to put in a vehicle... but it's not very impressive by modern standards.  Or the standards of 2004... or 1998.  Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,542

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 12, 2011

Hey kids, it's a Clone Trooper!  You love those, especially with wacky graphics on their chests.  This one is particularly neat-- so read on!

Ad: LEGO Sale and Hard-To-Find Transformers at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 12, 2011

Ad: It's time for the Entertainment Earth LEGO Sale!  Buy any in-stock LEGO set, including Star Wars, and get a 2nd for 40% off PLUS a free Minifigure!  While the big box stores missed out on a ton of 2011 Transformers items, you can find them in stock at Entertainment Earth today! Hard-to-find toys like Windcharger, the Reveal the Shield Legends, and even those rare Power Core Combiners like Undertow and Heavytread are available now-- but we don't know how long they'll last!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,541

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Our little Ahsoka is growing up!  Which means adulthood and either some form of death or exile is just around the corner.  This new action figure takes the new, older version of the character and makes a darned good toy out of her. Read on!

Long-Rumored New Tauntaun Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Long alluded to by Hasbro via their Q&A sessions, this new Tauntaun test shot can be seen at Sandtroopers.com in their forums.  Presumably this is something that will be revealed at (or even released by) Comic-Con this July, but the actual fate of this item is presently unknown. Be sure to take a look, and post your thoughts below!


Sandtroopers.com Reveals First Look at Vintage B-Wing Kmart Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

If you collected vehicles from the 1978-1985 era of Star Wars toys, you no doubt recall some gorgeous photography on the boxes.  Not being one to miss a good opportunity, Hasbro (by way of the great Sandtroopers.com) seems to be giving Kmart an exclusive Vintage B-Wing!  Read on for more.


Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,540

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 10, 2011

He appeared in tons of comics, and in 2010 Hasbro finally gave Tholme his own action figure... that you likely didn't see at retail more than once or twice.  He comes with a swell cane and exception sculpting, so should you get him before he gets too expensive?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,539

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 9, 2011

This new wave of The Clone Wars is just hitting, and I couldn't wait to write about Eeth Koth.  Based on the rarely-seen Jedi Master from The Phantom Menace, this animated figure has an excellent design which makes a good toy and a nice collectible. Want to know more?  Read on!

Q&A: Expanded Universe Reissues, Republic Gunships, and Comic Packs Again

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 8, 2011

Will Expanded Universe figures like Jaina and Jacen Solo see a reissue? What's going on now that Comic Pack Figures are a thing of the past? And will there be more Republic Gunships? All this and more, in this week's Q&A!

Star Wars Blu-Ray Gets More Details, Box Art

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, May 7, 2011

While you may have heard the full story by now, we're going to post it here anyway to make sure.  StarWars.com posted the full press release letting fans know what they're going to get on each of the nine discs in the collection, including numerous TV specials, deleted scenes, and new documentaries as well.  Naturally, you'll want to click through for more.


Hasbro Clone Wars Wave 9 Action Figures Hitting Now

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, May 7, 2011

The figures of Star Wars Clone Wars Wave 9 are hitting stores now, as I have just seen the wave at a Glendale, AZ area Toys "R" Us.  Also, select online stores have received and shipped orders as well, so this might be a good time to go hunting for the new guys.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,538

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 6, 2011

If you like clones,  you probably can't get enough of the buggers.  So take a look at this Special Ops Clone Trooper from earlier this year, an exclusive at Target stores.  The head is new, the deco is unique, and he ain't half bad.  Should you get one?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,537

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 5, 2011

This Cloud City Wing Guard is also known as Utris M'Toc, best known from stills and not the actual movie.  Ah well.  So do you need this character from The Empire Strikes Back if you can find it?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,536

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 4, 2011

While awesome looking on the card, this 2010 General Grievous is not much of a toy.  Does this matter?  Did you  buy it anyway?  Well, at least it looks nice.  Read on!