Q&A: ReAction Musing, Black Series, Vehicles, Other Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 15, 2013

It's Q&A time! Let's look at ReAction Series Figures - it's the only thing that's probably going to generate more buzz than The Black Series. And let's talk about The Black Series some more, because, well, we have to. And vehicles - let's not forget those. All this and more, when you read on - and don't forget to send in questions for next time!

Dark Horse: December 2013 Solicitations

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

Dark Horse is releasing some great titles this December, starting with Star Wars #12 penned by Brian Wood. Han and Chewie return to Coruscant, Luke deals with a love lost, and Leia must accept greater responsibilities within the Rebellion. Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows launches a new series based on your favorite Sith Lord. Check out these and other titles after the jump!

GHR: TRU 25% Off In Store Coupon

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

ToysRUs has an in store only coupon in their latest ad for 25% all Star Wars and Angry Birds Telepods, action figures, playsets, role play, and electronics. The coupon is good through this Wednesday, September 18th.

Brian's Toys: Gentle Giant Life-Sized Stormtrooper, 12" Security Droids, and More

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

From our sponsors at BriansToys.com: A slew of Gentle Giant and Sideshow items have made their way onto this week's Brian's Toys newsletter.  Pre-order the new Gentle Giant life-size Stormtrooper figure and 12" Rebel Jumbo figure, the Sideshow 12" Security Droids or Commander Cody Premium Format.

BBTS News: DC, Marvel, Star Wars, Transformers, Hot Toys, GI Joe, Play Arts Kai, Eaglemoss and More!

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com has released their latest pre-orders and new arrivals for the week, including the Vintage Stormtrooper "Monument" scale from Gentle Giant at $230 off MSRP! Check out the full listing after the jump!

Curto Burns Collectors Cast Special Edition - September 13th 2013 - Rancho Obi-Wan in Guinness World Records 2014

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

September 12th 2013 will be a day long remembered; Rancho Obi-Wan has been confirmed as the Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia according to Guinness World Records 2014 and features in a double feature spread in the 2014 Guinness World Records Book that’s now available for purchase worldwide.

Sideshow Premium Format Commander Cody Pre-order

By Mike — Sunday, September 15, 2013

Pre-orders are now being taken for the upcoming Commander Cody Star Wars Premium Format(TM) Figure. The Sideshow exclusive features an interchangeable head sporting a Phase I helmet. The figure also comes with a DC-15 Blaster Rifle with a detachable grappling hook.

Quick Rundown: Amazon Vintage Hasbro Star Wars TIE Interceptor Vehicle

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, September 13, 2013

So I got the new Amazon Exclusive Vintage Collection TIE Interceptor here, and the big question I've been hearing - a lot - is "is it different?" The answer is yes, actually - the plastic color is different enough from other movie versions of the ship to be notable, so let's find out more.

It's Official! Rancho Obi-Wan Houses The Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia!

By Mike — Thursday, September 12, 2013

Rancho Obi-Wan, a Northern California non-profit museum, has officially been recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS as housing the “Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia” in the galaxy. Steve Sansweet, the collection's owner, has amassed more than 300,000 unique Star Wars items since 1977. The just-released GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2014 Edition features an amazing two-page photograph of part of the collection.

Gentle Giant September 2013 Solicitations

By Mike — Thursday, September 12, 2013

It was BIG news at SDCC and now we have an idea of just how much it's gonna cost. Gentle Giant releases their September solicitations that includes the spectacularly huge and amazing Life Sized Vintage Kenner Stormtrooper! Also announced is the Jumbo Vintage Hoth Rebel Soldier that's slated for release in Q3 2014. Check out all the details ahead!

SWAN 404: ICE, ICE, Baby! Chilling with cool collectors

By Mike — Thursday, September 12, 2013

What happens when over a hundred of the world's most avid Star Wars collectors gather in one place over a long weekend? Fun, shopping and more! 

BBTS: Transformers, Star Wars, Tekken, Hot Toys, Team Fortress 2, Assassin's Creed, Alien, Funko & More!

By Mike — Thursday, September 12, 2013

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.comWe've reduced prices by 15% to 50% on over 5,000 items! Take a look at the huge sale menus, there are tons of Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, GI Joe, Anime, Statues, Props, T-Shirts, Trinkets, Stand-Ups, Imports, Movie Figures and much much more!

Brian's Toys: Angry Birds, Vintage AFA Vader

By Mike — Thursday, September 12, 2013

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Brian's Toys has new Angry Birds and a huge selection of Vintage Darth Vader AFA figures. New Angry Birds include a Star Destroyer playset, Darth Vader Pig Carrying Case, and assorted individual two-packs.

Amazon: Star Wars Vintage Hasbro TIE Interceptor IN STOCK

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, September 11, 2013

It's here! Amazon's TIE Interceptor is in stock and ready to ship right now, with many orders having processed and gone out the door.  It's similar to a previously-released model, with a few minor deco differences and a new box.  How different is it?

Lost Lucas-Financed 1980 Short You've Never Heard Of Getting Screened

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A screening of Black Angel, a George Lucas-funded short 25-minute film tied to The Empire Strikes Back in some overseas markets, is getting a screening next month after being lost since 1980.  It's an Arthurian legend-inspired piece and Ars Technica has a 3-page story on this Lucasfilm-adjacent project.