Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,107: C-3PO (Star Wars Rebels Mission Series)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Here's another neat one - C-3PO from Star Wars Rebels is today's Figure of the Day!  It hits most of the buttons for being a good toy (it can sit!), with a little more attention needed on the face paint.  I still like it - will you?  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,106: R5-G19 (The Black Series 2014)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Figure of the Day returns with R5-G19!  The venerable build-a-droid R5 mold returns and while we've had many robots over the last few years, this is a new one from Return of the Jedi.  The robot on the back of the package is a different design than the actual figure, so it's pretty exciting to see another possible figure in the future, maybe, who knows.  Want to know more?  Read on!

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: Star Wars Rebels - Breaking Ranks

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 3, 2014

The pace of Star Wars Rebels continues to ramp up with "Breaking Ranks," an entertaining but still unfortunately small-scale tale of the Vader Youth. We get a couple of stock Imperial officers (plus a couple of returning faces), a group of kids, and a relatively familiar plot that (I hope) sets up an arc for the future.

You get a few seconds of the Inquisitor, a few new faces, and the first indication of a solid missed opportunity in the action figure line. Read on for more!

Q&A: Star Wars Helmets, Kickstarting Your Own Space Toys, and The Biggest Action Figure Ever?

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 2, 2014

Welcome to Q&A! Let's talk Kickstarting your own action figure line - how close to the line can you go before people start getting angry? And let's also talk full-size helmets from Hasbro - are they a thing of the past? All this and Black Series 3 3/4-inch speculation plus yammering about a brand-new 48-inch $70 action figure at a store near you await you in this ornery post-Halloween-sugar-crash edition of the internet's only Q&A column!

As always, send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Ad: Many New Star Wars Figures In Stock at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ad: Order new Star Wars at Entertainment Earth!  New cases are shipping out, and many are still in stock. Get the new The Black Series Hoth Luke and R5-G19.  Click here to see dozens of in-stock recent arrivals from The Black Series including the hard-to-find 6-inch Clone Trooper and so much more. Adds Star Wars X-Wing, TIE FIghter Classic Flight Simulators

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, October 28, 2014

While there was fear of Disney burying the past of LucasArts, it turns out that there's still gold in them thar hills - $9.99 worth, to be exact.   X-Wing and TIE Fighter are both up on along with other Lucas titles like KOTOR, Sam & Max, and a few more.  Click here to check them out - you too can buy them and they'll sit on your hard drive unplayed with hundreds of other cheap games you got on Steam last year.

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: Star Wars Rebels - Rise of the Old Masters

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 27, 2014

Now this is a bit better. In "Rise of the Old Masters," Star Wars Rebels gives us no rising and only one master. It also ties in perfectly with the bonus scene featuring Darth Vader, and aligns nicely with this week's Halloween holiday. You get some cool cameos, but still a very sparse episode - it is, however, more fun to watch and a little ghoulish to dwell upon.

Spoilers await you after the break, but let me tell you this: you get to se a new villain in action, a possible new recurring character voiced by a Star Trek alumnus, and the Phantom in action. Read on for more!

Q&A: Star Wars Things, Alien-Soaked ReAction, and Toys for Old People

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 26, 2014

Shut up and eat your Q&A! This week: let's talk semantics. What is Hasbro really celebrating with its action figures this year? It's such a scream. And ReAction - you kids love this stuff, but how much more Alien can we hope for? Or will we just get bored and bury it under dirt in the ground? And finally, I'll shoot the moon with 2015 and the recent Toys R Us Walter White vs. Florida Mom Kerfuffle? Don't make this the part you throw away. If you're into toy stuff, it's your lucky day - so heave away!

As always, send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Here's That Darth Vader Star Wars Rebels Scene You Asked For

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 26, 2014

A very McQuarrieish Darth Vader's disembodied helmet floats above the Inquisitor in a Star Wars Rebels scene airing on ABC earlier tonight.  In it, exposition takes place.   Did you miss it? We embedded a crude copy of the 1-minute sequence from the YouTubes after the break.

Reminder: Spark of Rebellion Special Edition on ABC Sunday

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 24, 2014

As Fake Shemp was unavailable, James Earl Jones will voice Darth Vader on en encore of Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion airing on ABC Sunday before the Disney Princess Live Action Mom Placation Hour.  (You can read our review of the original DisneyXD airing here.)

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: Star Wars Rebels - Fighter Flight

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, October 20, 2014

Star Wars Rebels goes back to square one, and gives us a shopping trip in Fighter Flight. In case you forgot you were watching a kid's show that isn't exactly being given a ton of thought, well, here we are. The good guys go grocery shopping and come home with a new toy. And you'll see some old toys off in the distance.

Bringing things back to the Star Trek spin-offs, Rebels is somewhat consistent. The first seasons of those shows had some pretty bumpy times as we watched Tom Paris and Harry Kim hang out. Zeb and Ezra are this show's bickering buddies, and their rivalry continues with a trip to go do the shopping.

Q&A: Star Wars Cantina Comings, Rebels Recesses, and The Next Big Thing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 19, 2014

It's time for Q&A, as it has been before, and ever shall be. This week: let's talk Mosep and other great new amazing things to make this line interesting for us old-timers. And big fans versus big small fans - is large in charge now? And Rebels is on the air, but for the first time in decades we're dealing with a major new media property and Star Wars figures are not widely available. What gives?

As always, send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Ad: Star Wars Black Series Wave 6 6-Inch Pre-Orders Open at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ad: Star Wars The Black Series Wave 6 Action Figures are up for grabs right now! Due around December, the wave has 3 new faces and 1 returning face - click through to pre-order yours now (and get free US shipping to boot)!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,105: Biker Scout (The Black Series 6-Inch)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, October 17, 2014

The 6-inch Biker Scout from Hasbro is very OK.   It's not great.  It's actually on the border of good.  Smudges on the chest seem unnecessary, the gun is too small and the grip splits easily, and on the two I was examining close-up the visors on the helmet were both off-center in different directions.   The mold is OK, the bike is good, but the execution needs some help. Read on!

Revoltech Stormtrooper Star Wars Figure A-Coming

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, October 16, 2014

Star Wars Revo No. 002 Storm Trooper is a thing that's happening.  NCS has the scoop and a few pictures of this 160mm (6.65-inch) figure with a ton of articulation.  Click here to see it, pre-orders are $52.90.