Q&A Summer Hiatus

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 1, 2012

Q&A is on hiatus this week!  As always, your support is appreciated and we thank you for your questions.  If you have questions for the next column, please send them in and feel free to catch up in the archives!

Review: CW18 Clone Commander Fox

By Mike — Saturday, June 30, 2012

The commander of the elite Senate Guard transitions into Phase II armor and penalized with less leg articulation, but Commander Fox looks absolutely smashing in his Target employee colorway. And while this figure could easily be that retailer's exclusive, he's available in general circulation as the 18th Clone Wars assortment figure for 2012. That is if you can find him.

Brian's Toys: Sideshow Pre-orders, Medicom VCD Jawa

By Mike — Friday, June 29, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The Brian’s Toys newsletter this week features a great selection of new Sideshow pre-orders. The C-3PO and R2-D2 droid duo are together again in the long waited premium format and the sixth scale Bossk figure is a brand new announcement today! Also new is the Medicom VCD Jawa, which looks more realistic to the movie version than the regular caricatured VCD versions. 

Sideshow: Sixth Scale Bossk Pre-Orders Now

By Mike — Friday, June 29, 2012

Sideshow has posted pre-orders on the new and amazing Sixth Scale Bossk. This looks to be the definite version at any scale and from any licensor based on the detail, super-articulation and authenticity painstakingly applied on this figure. The Sideshow exclusive version even comes with an alternate snarling head!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,838

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 29, 2012

Oh, what a Cutup this Clone Cadet is!  Cadet #4 is here, and we're still missing a few other ones.  Is this figure worth getting? I think so.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,837

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 28, 2012

She was spared two different death scenes only to wind up in sexy rags in The Force Unleashed! This hard-to-find Shaak Ti sports a lightsaber and not much of a costume.  Is it worth getting? Read on!

Hasbro Press Release: 2012 Comic-Con Exclusives Announced

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 27, 2012

It's that time again!  Hasbro sent along its press release for all the new exclusives, including Star Wars, Jem, My Little Pony.  Of note, the prices are not little, and the toys are pretty huge!  Read on for the release and some photos.

BBTS: Bruticus, Marvel Legends, $5k Giveaway, Batman, Avengers & More!

By Mike — Wednesday, June 27, 2012

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com: Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about an exciting batch of new preorders, a large batch of new arrivals, and info on a $5,000 store credit giveaway contest!

Kotobukiya: ARTFX+ Royal Guard 2 Pack

By Mike — Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Kotobukiya posts some preview photos of their new and upcoming ARTFX+ Emperor's Royal Guard 2 Pack on their Facebook page. Both will look great flanked next to the upcoming ARTFX+ ROTJ Darth Vader and an as of yet unproduced Emperor Palpatine.

Sideshow: Sixth Scale Fett Processing, Additional Photos

By Mike — Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Sideshow has notified customers who have placed pre-orders for the new Sixth Scale Boba Fett that credit cards will be charged and orders shipped beginning this Friday, June 29th.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,836

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 27, 2012

It's the Rodian Jedi from Target!  This cool figure reuses Luke parts in a fun way that results in a big-headed alien with a laser sword.  You'll want this one.  Read on!

Carbon Freeze Me Figures Arriving

By Mike — Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The D-Tech Me Carbon Freeze Me figures are starting to arrive for those fortunate enough to travel to Disney Star Wars Weekends in Orlando, Florida the past few weeks. Galactic reader Frank sends in his photos which include front and back scans of the package along with a short report.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,835

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 26, 2012

If you collected the Jedi High Council sets, you'll end up with some figures like Anakin Skywalker that, by now, you may own 5 times over.  He's just a little different and has no accessories.  Should you care? Read on!

Sideshow: Premium Format C-3PO and R2-D2 Pre-order

By Mike — Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Sideshow has opened up the pre-order for their hihly anticipated Premium Format Figures C-3PO and R2-D2 EXCLUSIVE set. The Sideshow exclusive set includes a "clean" paint app and Yavin themed base while the regular version comes in a Tatooine base.

SWAN 351: SDCC Exclusives and Inclusives

By Mike — Tuesday, June 26, 2012

For Star Wars fans the countdown to Star Wars Celebration VI (and the Star Wars Action News/Yakface party the evening of the 23rd) is in the final stages, as less than two months from now the largest gathering of Star Wars fans will happen once again in Orlando. But for the presenters and collectible manufacturers, before they can focus on Celebration there is San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest Sci-Fi and Comics convention. This past week has been rife with exclusive announcements and preorders from companies like Kotobukiya, Gentle Giant, Sideshow, and Hallmark, and on this week's Star Wars Action News podcast Marjorie and Arnie run down all that news as well as the first bit of Celebration VI exclusive news to come from Yodasnews.com.