Ad: New Hikari Star Wars - K-3PO, Exclusive Infrared Darth Vader

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 12, 2015

Ad: New at Entertainment Earth - Star Wars Hikar!   Limited to 500 pieces, check out the Infrared Darth Vader - an Entertainment Earth exclusive.  Also new and not an exclusive, K-3PO - which kicks off the C-3PO mold.

Entertainment Weekly Debuts Comic-Con Stormtrooper Exclusives

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 11, 2015

EW, girl, EW.   Over at Entertainment Weekly, you can read the descriptively titled article Check out an exclusive look at the first toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  It gives you a look at the $25 Black Series debut Stormtrooper as well as Mattel's Hot Wheels car and a LEGO buildable figure.

Funko Gets SDCC Exclusive Star Wars Boba Fett Hikari

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Funko does a lot of exclusives for Comic-Con.  I mean, tons - back before the Pop! Vinyl days, they loaded their booth with pop art-inspired and metallic repaints of gorgeous bobble heads.  Now they've got other brands, and they do an obscene variety of exclusives like Hikari Vinyl Figures Infrared Boba Fett.  There are 1,000, it'll probably be around $80, and best of luck to you all.

Q&A: Droids, Star Wars Head Sculpts, and More Fun Updates

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 7, 2015

This week in Q&A: Head sculpts! Why do they change? And Disney Droids - what parts should you be buying if you want one of everything? Also a comment, because we have space to fill and would love your questions if you have any. (Or a break, either way works.)

 

So send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Callgrim Goes Star Wars - 4 New Glyos Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 2, 2015

If you enjoyed Kabuto Mushi, you're going to like Callgrim.   Jesse Moore's line of designer figures draw from numerous influences, and this time it's Star Wars.  X-Wing, A-Wing, B-Wing, and Rebel Endor Trooper figures are the inspiration of the day, plus a swell Speeder Bike are up for grabs.  Click here to see what's left - each figure and vehicle is $20.

Q&A: Droids, Star Wars 6-Inch Figures, and More Black Series Concerns

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 31, 2015

This week in Q&A: More Droid Anxiety - do the current secondary market prices for new releases make sense to you? And 6-inch sculpting - are we getting better, worse, or about the same? And also more 6-inch concerns - like paint. We have much to discuss.

 

And hey, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,161: Darth Vader (Dagobah Test - The Black Series 2015)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 29, 2015

You probably don't need Darth Vader (Dagobah Test) if you've been collecting for the last 15 years, but it's not terrible.  With a great head sculpt and a neck that's a tad too long, it repurposes a 2005 body - a good one - for your collecting pleasure.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,160: R2-Series Astromech Droid Blue and Yellow (not R8-B7)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 28, 2015

Let's finish up this look at the first round of 2015 exclusives (more are coming in round 2) with the R2-Series Astromech Droid Blue and Yellow edition - this one is really close to the unreleased 2012 R8-B7!  And he has a swell hat, assuming of course that's the hat you opted for when you built him at a Disney park this year.   We switch gears tomorrow, so read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,159: R2-Series Astromech Droid White and Yellow

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The egg-like R2-Series Astromech Droid White and Yellow figure is today's release, and it ain't bad - we don't see a lot of white-domed figures.  Read on!

The Force Awakens Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Stormtrooper on eBay

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 26, 2015

If you just can't wait for (most likely) September, you can part with your money early by clicking here to see the new 6-inch Stormtrooper.   There is no packaging shown and you can see the blaster - it's pretty sweet! There's also a backpack peg, which may mean there are multiple versions of this figure on the horizon.   Check it out.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,158: R8-Series Astromech Droid White and Blue

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, May 26, 2015

So now we're up to 25 of these in the 2015 series - but I'm still working through the first 11!  Today it's the R8-Series Astromech Droid White and Blue version, and there's an orange one coming shortly.   Amazing.   Get one if you dare, and read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Droids, Big Figures, and Old Figures - We Got It All!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 24, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk Droid Factory because we can and we should. And 6-inch figures, namely blah blah blah. And ReAction - again - because we have space to fill and it's a holiday. Come back next week for more!

 

And hey, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,157: R6-Series Astromech Droid White, Black, and Red

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 22, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: R6-Series Astromech Droid White, Black, and Red!  If you missed the news, R6 droids will appear in the new movie - so that's a good reason to get one like this.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,156: R5-Series Astromech Droid Red and Black (not R5-K6)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 21, 2015

Today: R5-Series Astromech Droid Red and Black!  It's like R5-K6, which is really expensive on eBay from the Scramble on Yavin set, but this is.... less expensive.  If you're at a Disney Park, at least.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,155: R2-Series Astromech Droid Silver and Blue MK II (not R2-D2)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Today in Figure of the Day: R2-Series Astromech Droid Silver and Blue MK II!  It's a lot like the last R2-D2, but not - other than the dome, each piece has slightly different tooling and a lot of deco tweaks.   It's for completists only, but at this point that's a lot of us.  Read on!