John Boyega is interviewed in the latest issue of CNET where he describes how he feels about being an action figure and his character in the upcoming The Force Awakens. “I think Finn is a very interesting character. Finn is going to represent that classic ‘Star Wars’ narrative. We have all these new characters coming in, but Finn is going to be one of the characters that carries on the narrative that we all know from the original".
Meet General Hux! It's a new character that totally isn't Denis Leary cosplaying as Toht from Raiders. He's got a long coat, a short gun, and a hat - what more could you ask for? If it was First Order logos on his sleeves, you'd get that too. Anyway, it's neat - read on!
Back in September we got Kylo Ren. And now we got another one, with new wacky extra weapons - they're basically wings with Weequay pikes at the end of them. Is it worth re-buying? Does it matter if you're a completist? Read on!
You've seen the troops, now meet El Hefe. Hot Toys releases this teaser image of what presumably is a forthcoming Sixth Scale Captain Phasma figure. Stay tuned for more details!
If you're like me, you're a) cheap and b) don't have the Target exclusive Star Wars The Force Awakens Black Series 6in Figure Set just yet. Right now it's in stock for $39.99 and it ships free - plus if you use the code BESTGIFT during checkout, you get $10 (25%) off. I just placed my order, and if you don't have yours yet it's as good of a time as any to do so. Click here to check availability.
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This week in Q&A: How many new TIE Fighters can we expect from the new movie? Maybe than you might realize! And MicroMachines figure packs - how about 'em? And those pesky Walmart Exclusive 3 3/4-inch Black Series Figures - what's up there? How many are we expecting so far... and what has shown up?
Don't forget, you can send in your questions for next week. Read on!
Toys R Us is offering a deal from now through November 21! "20% off ALL Star Wars 3.75" figures & vehicles." What they don't tell you is that some other items are on sale, and the asterisk is that Black Series doesn't count. My advice to you - scan every item you see, just in case what you want is on aisle.
What better way to have a cold beverage delivered than via astromech? Pre-orders are now being taken for the amazing R2-D2 moving refrigerator. The remote controlled true to life size unit can hold a six pack and will set you back ¥1,077,840 (about $9,000). Check out the video after the jump!
Yakface is reporting that the K-Mart exclusive Black Series Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) is now shipping, so keep an eye on your inbox. This version of The Force Awakens villain (we assume) comes with two lightsaber accessories and a display base and retails for $19.99.
The series finale of Star Wars LEGO Droid Tales, "Gambit on Geonosis", is next Monday, November 2nd (9/10 Central) and the good folks at LEGO sent us these screenshots for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to catch the last exciting and fun episode only on DisneyXD next Monday evening!
Medicom is set to release their awesome Holographic Darth Vader Bearbrick tomorrow in 400 and 1000% versions and posted a couple of teaser photos in their Twitter feed. I'm personally looking forward to adding the 400% to my collection, but that 1000% would look pretty amazing guarding my doorway. #Decisions.
An Entertainment Earth exclusive, the desert flavor of the Stormtrooper Officer comes with a red pauldron and a totally different paint job on his Assault Walker. It's a little whiter than the jungle trooper, and looks like it should fit right in on a Jakku shelf. It's also shipping right now. Read on!
Sideshow unveils their upcoming Sixth Scale Darth Maul Duel on Naboo figure that features a fully articulated body, true to character sculpt, and amazing paint detail, not to mention his signature double bladed lightsaber with removable blades. The Sideshow exclusive even comes with an additional battle damaged "severed" lightsaber accessory.
Walk the plank! Or don't. This is Sarco Plank, a new alien menace who has popped up in at least one of the books so far. He's due to be in The Force Awakens and if I were a betting man, I'd assume in a very limited role. Want to see more? Read on!