BBTS: Summer Sale, DKR, Exclusives, TMNT & More

By Mike — Thursday, July 19, 2012

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.comWe've just reduced prices by 10% to 30% on over 4,000 older products!   The MTT and Starkiller wave are also IN STOCK!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,851

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 18, 2012

While a recent addition to Star Tours, this Signal Droid seems like it could have stepped right out of 1985! With big lights on his hands and a hover stand, it's a new mold which, in and of itself, is amazing. Read on!

Comic-Con: Lucasfilm Pavilion Image Bank

By Mike — Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The Lucasfilm Pavilion was the usual hotbed of activity with lots to see and shop, and unless you had an aversion for crawling, slithering, reptiles like a certain world hopping fedora wearing archeologist, then the live snake display touting the release of the Indiana Jones series on Blu-ray was certainly a highlight.

Comic-Con: Carbonite Chamber Now Available At HTS

By Mike — Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Vintage Carbonite Chamber 7 Pack is now available for sale online at HasbroToyShop for $79.99 each! Click here to order yours! SOLD OUT at 9:30 am PT. Less than 30 minutes!

Comic-Con: eFX, Hallmark, Acme Archives Image Bank

By Mike — Wednesday, July 18, 2012

We have uploaded photos from the eFX, Hallmark, and Acme Archives booths at Comic-Con. eFX previewed their forthcoming The Old Republic and Starkiller lightsabers. Acme Archives unveiled the latest Christian Waggoner masterwork featuring a Sandtrooper that the artist painted during the show.

Comic-Con: Super7 Image Bank

By Mike — Wednesday, July 18, 2012

With interest in Kenner retro vintage style Star Wars action figures growing in popularity, Super7 brilliantly pulled one of the more pleasantly surprising reveals by announcing that they will be producing retro action figures based on Kenner's unproduced 1979 Alien prototypes.

Comic-Con: Official Hasbro Photos

By Mike — Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Hasbro has provided us with their official product photos for their 2012 San Diego Comic-Con reveals, including images of the new Droid Factory action figures. Click here to view them all in our Image Bank!

 

 

Brian's Toys: Jocasta Nu Exclusive, Sideshow Fett, New Gentle Giant

By Mike — Tuesday, July 17, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Brian's Toys is proud to announce that we are the exclusive retailer of the Jocasta Nu action figure.  The figure comes on a Vintage Collection-styled card and accompanied with a Master Dooku bust.  Both come in a deluxe packaging that is designed after the Jedi Archive Vaults!  You can pre-order the figure now for $24.99 at http://www.brianstoys.com

SWAN 354: San Diego Comic-Con 2012 -- Return of the Droid

By Mike — Tuesday, July 17, 2012

San Diego Comic-Con International is over and all that remains are the credit card balances. Over the convention Star Wars was in full effect, with Friday still being considered Star Wars Day with several panels from Hasbro, Del Rey, Dark Horse, Gentle Giant, Sideshow Collectibles, and more, and Star Wars Action News is here to recap the biggest reveals over this past weekend.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,850

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, July 17, 2012

There's a package variant and you might have seen it on clearance.  The Senate Guard is a pretty good figure, mixing new and old parts in a pleasing way. Know more! Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,849

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, July 16, 2012

We could talk about a new figure, but for the sake of my sanity I wrote up Captain Rex a few months back so we'd have something post-convention.  And here it is.  Read on!

Comic-Con: Standby For Carbonite Chamber and Other SDCC Exclusives

By Mike — Monday, July 16, 2012

It's the day after Comic-Con and as in previous years, Hasbro will offer a limited quantity of their show exclusives online including the Star Wars Carbonite Chamber. These generally sell out within the hour and their site is already experiencing some lag, so this is going to be a bandwidth raffle ticket. Click here and keep checking for availability. Good luck!

 

Comic-Con: Kotobukiya's ARTFX+, Bishoujo Line Takes Center Stage

By Mike — Sunday, July 15, 2012

Kotobukiya's red hot ARTFX+ line has been a great seller for the Japanese company to the point that they're pulling back on their larger 1/7 scale ARTFX statues. The interchangeable parts, displayability, and pricepoint have made them popular with collectors.

Comic-Con: LEGO Unveils Rancor Pit, Maul Exclusive

By Mike — Sunday, July 15, 2012

LEGO has come a long way from yellow only mini-figures. Their new Rancor set is pretty spectacular and includes a Rancor monster, Jedi Luke, Rancor Keeper, and a Gamorrean Guard for pork rind snacking purposes.

Comic-Con: Hasbro Booth Brings Out Vintage BMF

By Mike — Saturday, July 14, 2012

The new ToysRUs exclusive Big Millennium Falcon in vintage packaging was brought out for display in the Hasbro booth and it looks huge as it should and amazingly fantastic.