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By Mike — Friday, February 1, 2013

Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore have put up their latest pre-orders and IN STOCK items. Check out this week's listing after the jump!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,992

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 31, 2013

Let's look at the Plo Koon figure from last year's nifty Ultimate Gift Set.  As the least-nifty part of that set, this one may have escaped your attention.  Is it possible there's some special detail making this an ignored gem?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,991

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Today let's look at the slick Yellow R8-Series Astromech Droid  which feels  more like it came from the 1970s or 1980s than a lot of the more recent designs.  With no big "eye" it's a little unsettling at first, but it makes good use of the R7 torso to bring about a new, exclusive, and hard-to-find experience.

Hasbro Officially Announces "Black Series"

By Mike — Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bet on Black? Black is the new Black? Black is Back? Hasbro officially announces their new ultra awesome 6 inch scale super articulated action figures geared towards the adult collector: The Black Series. Photos and more after the jump!

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: The Clone Wars - Shades of Reason

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

This week on The Clone Wars: All those boring corruption-on-Mandalore episodes act as backstory to the highly-entertaining "Shades of Reason." While not as overstuffed and crazy as last week's installment, you probably get more Mandlorian armored action than you've ever seen in a single televised installment of the show plus a major change in the Mandalorian political hierarchy. (It's entertaining, I promise.) More after the break.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,990

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Let's talk about Clone Trooper Mixer, a dark blue box Toys R Us exclusive which may well be at a store near you still.  One of two troopers, this one was packaged with a killer droid and for the price wasn't at all bad.  (Especially at 2012-2013 price points.)  Should you track it down?

Hasbro Reveals 6-Inch Black Series Star Wars Action Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

After lots of chatter here (and in the Q&A column over the last few months... or years) the USA Today has a story you may wish to read.   Hasbro unveils 'Star Wars' Black Series action figures introduces the new, 6-inch SRP $19.99 action figure line.  Each boxed figure has exceedingly wonderful sculpting and mass when compared to their vintage counterparts.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,989

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 28, 2013

It's Lumat! Last made in 1984, this was, at the time, what I thought to be one of the last figures Kenner did (POTF didn't hit big in my neighborhood.)  Armed with a spear, bow, arrows, and hood, this is a nice figure with a lot of gear.  Did you get yours?  It's time to buy! 

Episode II and III 3D: Nevermind! Says Star Wars.com

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 28, 2013
Star Wars.com posted a story indicating episodes II and III in 3D are postponed, which probably (but not definitely) may mean the same can be said for the original trilogy whose release dates were never given.  They say:

Q&A: Post-Droid Factory, Reliving 1985, Statues, Vehicles, and 2013 Non-News

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 27, 2013

What's new in Q&A this week? Let's talk New Versions of Luke Skywalker because why not. And how about the Vintage Figure Remake List, or at least my take on it as of this week? Sure, why not? Let's also talk Statues and mention that credit card thing I didn't read about until yesterday, because that's the kind of citizen I am. Read on!

J.J. Abrams To Direct Episode VII

By Mike — Saturday, January 26, 2013

All lens flare diatribes aside, J.J. Abrams seems like the best choice to helm and direct the sequel trilogy. If you think about it, the Star Trek reboot in terms of tone, dialogue, pace, and atmosphere, was closer to a classic Star Wars film. You can easily see the same dynamic between Kirk, Spock, and Uhura as you would with Luke, Han, and Leia

Dark Horse: April 2013 Solicitations

By Mike — Saturday, January 26, 2013

Dark Horse releases their April 2013 solicitations spotlighting more exciting titles, most especially Star Wars #4, which will feature a special Star Wars #1 sketch variant cover!

Brian's Toys: Sixth Scale Bossk Pre-Order, Jocasta Nu IN STOCK

By Mike — Saturday, January 26, 2013

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The Sideshow Sixth Scale Bossk and Gentle Giant Emperor ROTJ (Exclusive) mini bust are due to arrive next week at Brian's Toys! Lock in your pre-orders now so they ship right away.  New from Hasbro are 12" Anakin and Clone Trooper action figures and are available for pre-order. 

BBTS News: Star Wars, GI Joe: Retaliation, Hobbit, MOTU And More!

By Mike — Saturday, January 26, 2013

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com: The new Star Wars 12" series featuring Anakin and Clone Trooper are now on pre-order. Also on pre-order are the latest from Gentle Giant, including the awesome Darth Malgus Minibust and Vintage Jumbo Bossk!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,988

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, January 25, 2013

While I keep hitting "refresh" waiting for the Todd Glass Show to update, why don't you read about the 2012 Vintage Collection Weequay figure?  The 1983 original was good, the 1997 remake was magnificent, so the 2012 version must be perfection right?