Another cold, wintery Toy Fair is behind us, and while we understand the reasons behind having it in New York in February, there has to be some workaround where we aren't under a blizzard warning every year and don't have to explain to our spouses or significant others why Valentine's Day for a toy geek actually falls the next Saturday after Toy Fair. But we digress.
This Boba Fett looks a lot like the 2007 Animated Debut version, but it isn't. Well, it's close-- it was supposed to be redecorated, but Hasbro gave this one an accessory transplant. Worth a look? Read on!
Back in 1999 and 2000, Hasbro really cranked out a lot of Jar Jar Binks figures. Some had great head sculpts, some... well, some were like this. He looks bored, doesn't have jointed legs, and the paint is basically OK. Should you bother? Read on!
This Saga Legends Sandtrooper is one of my favorites. It's a good mold with a great paint wipe, which resulted in a stunning figure which people actually still want today. (Unreal, I know.) You should get one-- so read on!
(NEW YORK, NY) If you like your collectibles soft, fuzzy, and cute, then you probably have a few or more pieces from Funko, Comic Images, and Underground Toys. We have added some photos to our Image Bank for you to check out!
(NEW YORK, NY) Uncle Milton, the home of all things scientific and Star Wars, continues to bring kids and collectors innovative products as they teach us about the mysteries of a galaxy far, far away (and some stuff about this planet, too). Want to find out what's new? Read on, and learn, you will.
So hey, it's Warok, in theory. It looks a little like the vintage 1980s action figure, although the coloring is different from what we saw on the old Kenner cardback. It seems like, for now, this is probably the only modern Warok we'll get-- is he worth it? Read on!
(NEW YORK, NY) For a few years now, Kotobukiya has been known for their magnificent PVC ArtFX statues that stunningly display Star Wars characters in stylized form. They introduced a 1/10 scale version in 2009 that features a tad more poseability in swappable parts, yet doesn't sacrifice on the detail.
We've got more vintage packaging variants, some nice variants you'll never see, and, of course, some Toy Fair tirades at teh end in this week's Q&A! Read on, write in, and may the Force be with you!
"The Force will be with you, always." No kidding! As we at Galactic Hunter begin coverage of our twelfth, respective, Hasbro event at Toy Fair, we are awestruck by the breadth of the modern line, as it continues to expand into its 16th year! [Some collectors have had children who couldn't even play with action figures graduate high school by now!]
(NEW YORK, NY) LEGO held their annual Toy Fair media event this year and unveiled some great new sets slated for release this fall. The larger sets this year include an all-new Millennium Falcon and Republic Frigate. Fans of The Clone Wars mini-series can now also collect the first ever Savage Opress mini figure that is included with the new Sith Nightspeeder.
Our Toy Fair coverage continues with photos from the LEGO press event this morning. A few awesome sets are slated for the fall including a Sith Nightspeeder with Savage Opress minifig, Republic Frigate, and Millennium Falcon. Guests were also given a limited edition LEGO Star Wars miniland boxed set of Han Solo and Chewbacca. These figures are the actual design and scale that will be displayed in the forthcoming LEGOLAND attraction.
Hasbro put on their fancy duds today to show off their latest new and shiny goodies for 2011. Here's a PDF of the Power Point presentation for your perusal. The whole gang is here - including Bastilla Shan (not shown in the showroom) and the Mail-Away Prototype Empire Strikes Back Boba Fett. Enjoy, and let us know what you think of this year's starting line-up.
The upcoming Republic Attack Shuttle is this year's BIG ship featuring plenty of features in vehicle and battle mode. Check out this Hasbro Toy Fair showroom video demonstrating its many capabilities. The pricepoint is $79.99, includes a pack-in Clone, and is slated for release this fall. Enjoy!