Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,647

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hey kids, it's Lieutenant Thire!  There are two similar-enough versions of this figure and you probably will want to get at least one of them.  Why not?  He's from a great episode.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,646

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, October 5, 2011

It's a new Even Piell, the first all-new sculpt for the character in quite some time!  (Almost 10 years!)  This short figure has a nifty climbing backpack and a head sculpt that feels like it's a little fragile.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,645

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Hasbro sure likes Captain Rex, and this brand-new version is based on the newer sculpt, has a couple of jet packs, and ball-jointed hips-- plus a cloth "skirt.'  Is it worth the upgrade?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,644

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 3, 2011

It's a Tactical Droid!  This TA-175 turned out great and comes with a tank-- which, even at $20, makes him cheaper than the individually carded Tactical Droid from 2010.  Should you get him?  Read on!

Q&A: Hiatus Incoming, More Vintage, More Vehicles, More Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 2, 2011

Last Q&A for a while-- I'm going on hiatus for a few weeks! We also look at the Just-relased Mandalorian Assault Transport, the future of vintage logos, and Star Wars Mego. And more! Read on, and send in your questions for our next exciting update.

Notable Toys R Us Deals This Week

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 2, 2011

In this week's ad:

1. Vintage Y-Wing on sale for $29.99, or $10 off.  It's difficult to cram newer pilots (with all the straps) in here, but it's still a gorgeous ship for $30.

2. Bricktober! Spend $20 on LEGO and get a free Retro Minifigure LEGO magnet.


Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,643

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, October 1, 2011

It's another Geonosian Drone!  Hasbro made a bunch of these out of one basic mold, and it's a good thing-- they all turned out pretty well!  Read on!

Entertainment Earth Restocks Vintage Wave 9

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ad: The new and super-nifty Vintage Wave 9 has been restocked at Entertainment Earth. It includes a number of Revenge of the Jedi figures plus Bastila Shan, a Hoth Rebel Trooper, and the finest version of Ponda Baba yet!  Click here to check pricing and availability.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,642

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 29, 2011

It's Lando Calrissian and this is the third modern attempt to sculpt the Rebel hero, but only the first with a cloth cape.  The original in the 1980s got it right, but how does this one stack up against its modern siblings?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,641

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I hope you love Republic Commando figures like this Omega Squad Sniper, an exclusive that you can't easily get any more. Well, unless you count eBay.  Does this figure know where the blacktion is, or is it just another repaint?  Read on!

Hevy's New Clone Trooper Friend is Quite the Cutup

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 28, 2011

From Domino Squad, it's Cutup!  This new redeco appeared on eBay and has not yet been confirmed by Hasbro.  Is it something they'll announce at New York Comic Con next month...

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,640

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 27, 2011

It's Aurra Sing, cartoon style!  Since the new movie one isn't ready yet, this is currently the best version of the character you can buy as a toy.  Heck, it might be still next year-- we'll have to wait and see.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,639

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, September 26, 2011

Since 2009, Cad Bane has been given at least 4 different action figures, including this one in a fallen Clone's armor.  I like it a lot-- he has a few neat features, a Holocron, and a head without the cyber-cheek implants.  Read on!

Q&A: Numbers, Vintage, 12-Inch Figures, Pricing, More Plastic Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 25, 2011

This week: Battle Pack analysis-- is that a new figure I see? How do store exclusives work? Well, I'll tell you what I think I can get away with. And vintage numbering? Well... OK. All this and more await you, so read on!

Toys R Us Death Star Trench Run On Shelves Now

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, September 24, 2011

Arriving ahead of schedule for about $99.99, the Death Star Trench Run is on some aisles today-- due to its massive size, the aisles I saw couldn't have more than one out at a time just yet.  Set to be a part of the "Big Book," history tells us that a discount of some sort may follow. But should you wait?