Celebration VI: Bounty Hunt Competition

By Mike — Monday, July 23, 2012

Ever wanted to be a bounty hunter? Think you’re as good as Boba Fett, Bossk or Cad Bane? The Bounty Hunters Guild is looking for the smartest and quickest trackers at Star Wars Celebration VI to compete in one of the Bounty Hunt challenges.

Q&A: The Return, SDCC Stuff, Raw Data, and Low Expectations

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 22, 2012

We're back! Comic reboots are incoming, should we care? Hey, look at all the new Ewoks! And is it a problem that there's no Celebration VI exclusive? Not for me! All this, and the best thing I saw at San Diego Comic-Con. Read on, and welcome back!

Ad: Star Wars Action Figures 2012 Vintage Wave 6 IN STOCK at Entertainment Earth

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 20, 2012

Ad:  Star Wars Action Figures 2012 Vintage Wave 6 is in stock now!  Pick up Jar Jar Binks, Clone Troopers, Bespin Leia, and more while supplies last.  Order yours now, but wait-- there's more!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,853

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, July 20, 2012

It's like a maquette, but cheaper!  This Anakin Skywalker comes from the original Clone Wars cartoons, and it's basically free on eBay now. So get one, won't you?  Read on!

Rancho Obi-Wan Experience At Celebration VI

By Mike — Friday, July 20, 2012

An exciting announcement today for friends and supporters of Rancho Obi-Wan. "The Rancho Obi-Wan Experience," a curated exhibit filling 600 square feet on the main exhibition floor, will be making its debut at Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando August 23rd to 26th.  Here's the official announcement: 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,852

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, July 19, 2012

Is it new? Technically, yes!  This Luke Skywalker takes a 2009 design and retools his belt while adding a new backpack.  And, oddly, it's easier to find than Vintage despite being 1 per case in 1 case. Read on!

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.