Target Gets Exclusive The Force Awakens 12-Inch Droid Action Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 31, 2016

3077 In "news that can scare youse" news, Target stores have a $29.99 3-pack of 12-inch (1:6 scale) droid action figures from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Given no prior publicity or announcement, these sets include R0-4L0, C-3PO, and BB-8 - not a bad deal.  However, don't limit your search to the toy department - I found all of these sets and other toys in the DVD/movie/Blu-Ray section on an endcap.  Happy hunting!

Q&A: Indy, Indy, and Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 27, 2016

This week in Q&A - Indiana Jones. Which is a separate license from Star Wars. Also more Indiana Jones. Not to be outdone, we're also going to look at the vehicle count - are we getting a fair amount of vehicles for the new flick or are we being shorted? I guess it all depends on your point of view.

 

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,264: Tasu Leech (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 22, 2016

One of the many criminals we didn't get to spend as much time as we might have liked, Tasu Leech brings us a new character in a nifty costume with a big blaster.   He's shorter than the average 3 3/4-inch figure, but he doesn't look half bad otherwise.  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Luke Figures, Kylo Ren Head Swapping, and Exclusive Exceptionalism

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 20, 2016

This week in Q&A - #WheresLuke? That was the premise of the new movie, and also the premise of Hasbro's current action figure line. And Kylo Ren's helmet - can you swap it between the 3 3/4-inch Jungle figures and the Walmart Black Series figure? The answer may not surprise you. Also more missed figures - maybe. If we don't know we missed it, did we miss it?

 

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,263: Nien Nunb (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 18, 2016

Hey kids, it's Nien Nunb!  He's a lot like the 1983 Kenner figure, despite being from the 2015 movie.  He also has a backpack you can ignore.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,262: First Mate Quiggold (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 17, 2016

And now, First Mate Quiggold!  He's the first mate on Sidon Ithano's ship, and one of Hasbro's most detailed 3 3/4-inch action figures for The Force Awakens.  And he has a giant rocket launcher that will no doubt go in to the collector's junk drawer.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,261: Han Solo (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 16, 2016

It's Han Solo!  Not only did Harrison Ford come back to play one more turn as Han Solo last year, but now we know he's going to be back as Indiana Jones in 2019.  Perhaps you'll find this new 3 3/4-inch figure by then - it's not bad!  Han has his new jacket, old blaster, and a new green gun too.   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,260: Sidon Ithano (The Force Awakens)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Also known as the Crimson Corsair, Sidon Ithano is part of a swell new 2-pack.  He's got 5 joints, a gun, and his pal Quiggold.  And a cape - I almost forgot the cape!  It's quite a cape.  Check it out, read on!

Ad: Star Wars Takodana Encounter - Hasbro's First Maz Kanata Figure Pre-Order

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, March 14, 2016

Ad: Check out some new Hasbro orders and pre-orders at Entertainment Earth! Transformers Combiner Wars 2 Menasor is in stock, and you can grab the Star Wars Takodana Encounter!

 

Star Wars Takodana Encounter Action Figures Transformers Combiner Wars G2 Menasor Stunticons Boxed Set

Also, New Pac-Man Exclusive Ghost Jars are up for grabs - as are a bunch of other awesome Pac-Man goodies. Pixel figures! Coasters! Pop! Vinyl figures!

Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles, Missed Figures, and TIE Fighters

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 13, 2016

This week in Q&A - Just how much stuff did you miss? Lots! If you blink your life will fly right by you, and action figures will go with it. And The Secrets of Disney's Star Wars - are we helping? And TIE Fighters. Is there a best one? Or... is it a tie? The pun may anger you!

 

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,259: Luke Skywalker (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 11, 2016

While I've got more of these bigger guys coming in the mail, this Luke Skywalker completes the current round of 6-inch "value" figures which may be at a store that you don't frequent near you right now.  Luke doesn't have hip joints, but he is pretty big for the price.   Want to see more?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,258: Darth Vader (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 10, 2016

Another 6-inch budget figure!  Darth Vader is pretty much required to exist in any figure format, so the enlarged toy with reduced articulation would be a given.  He's not taller than Han or his casemates, but he is a lot more fun to play with than a cake topper.  Unlike the others, his lightsaber is completely removable from his hand - but should you go on a toy run to try to find this one?   Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,257: Han Solo (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Continuing the value range of 6-inch Hasbro figures at Family Dollar, let's look at Han Solo.   His blaster is molded to his hand, and the texture on his pants is pretty intense.   The head deco is similar to the vintage Kenner figures of old, and he looks a lot like Hasbro's other recent offerings of Harrison Ford from the original movie.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,256: Kanan Jarrus (The Force Awakens Value 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 8, 2016

And here we go again!  This Kanan Jarrus is a 6-inch action figure with 4 points of articulation that you can't really easily find online.   I'm only finding them at Family Dollar stores - it's a "value" item.   Should you get one?  Is a $6.75 6-inch figure worth your while?  Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Metal Vehicles, Hasbro's Direction, and Old Classic Prototypes

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, March 6, 2016

This week in Q&A - let's talk about Titanium and Hot Wheels vehicles - did you miss some? Probably! Changes - I don't plan on making many, but you asked. And old prototypes - there's really only one way to handle selling those things, and I think you know what it is.

And maybe some other stuff throughout the week if I stop being sick.

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