Kotobukiya: Bishoujo Jaina Solo Preview

By Mike — Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The new collection of Japanese Bishoujo ("beautiful young girl") style Star Wars statues  from Kotobukiya make their debut with Jaina Solo.

SWAN 350: Scourge of the Collector

By Mike — Wednesday, June 20, 2012

It's been an interesting week to be a Star Wars collector.  Some report new figure finds at Wal Mart and Target, others can't find anything but The Phantom Menace wave.  Preorders of the Mandalorian Assault Transport were cancelled, but new San Diego Comic Con and Celebration VI exclusives were teased.  On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie look at these developments and what it means to be a Star Wars toy collector in 2012.

Video Review: 2012 Hasbro Star Wars Naboo Starfighter Vehicle

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The brand-new Naboo Starfighter was a long-delayed release, but would you believe it was actually manufactured very close to the wave 1 vehicles?  Find out how you can tell, and just how good this new release is, in today's special video review right after the jump!

Review: CW13 Captain Rex (Phase II Armor)

By Mike — Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The standard brand bearer and primary clone for The Clone Wars series gets an update in 2012 that transitions him into Phase II armor. The new Captain Rex looks absolutely magnificent, with great sculpting, awesome deco and weathering detail, and shares some parts with CW2 Phase II Clone Trooper. What he lacks in articulation (8 points), Rex certainly makes some up for in aesthetics. But will that make the cut for pose happy collectors?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,830

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 19, 2012

It's the 2012 Luke Skywalker in his Hoth gear! For the first time ever, this outfit gets things like wrist joints and ankles.  Was it worth the wait, or does Hasbro need to redo it already?  Read on!

More TRU Vintage Exclusives, Multipacks, Slave I

By Mike — Monday, June 18, 2012

Just as your wallet takes a breather from the summer convention exclusive buying frenzy, Rebelscum has unloaded a fantastic report on some upcoming ToysRUs exclusives coming to you this fall.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,829 with Bonus Video

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 18, 2012

Another one!  The just-released 2012 Nikto Skiff Guard sports a great sculpt and exceptional articulation.  And we made a video of it, too!  Want to know how excited you should be about this one?  Read on, or watch the video after the jump!

Captain Rex Rides The Bomb

By Mike — Monday, June 18, 2012

Those funny guys at the Hasbro art department injected some Strangelove humor in the background insert of the Attack Recon Fighter with Anakin Skywalker. UPDATE: Thanks to a tip from Yakface, we have more on this noseart design!

Gentle Giant: SDCC Exclusive Admiral Motti Minibust

By Mike — Monday, June 18, 2012

Gentle Giant, through their sorcerous ways,  doesn't conjure the stolen data tapes,  but they do reveal their fist exclusive piece of the summer conventions season! The Admiral Motti minibust will be offered at San Diego Comic-Con next month, but Premier Guild members can pre-order him now.

Q&A: Vehicles, Pod Racers, Quick Vehicle Fixes, and We Need Your Help Re: Protective Cases

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 17, 2012

So where is the Naboo Fighter? Well, this was written a few days ago, but I bet you know the answer! Want to know how do perform minor repairs on bent plastic on vehicles? I can help! All this and much more in this week's Q&A!

Preview: Movie Heroes Class II Vehicles Wave 2 (Boxed)

By Mike — Saturday, June 16, 2012

Presenting some packaged photos of the new Movie Heroes/Clone Wars 2012 Class II Wave 2 vehicles featuring the all new Naboo Starfighter, a repainted Republic Tank, and a re-issued Anakin Skywalker Jedi Starfighter. On a side note, that Republic Tank package art featuring Yoda jumping around like a killer jumping bean is too awesome for words.

Amazon: Darth Malgus For Order

By Mike — Friday, June 15, 2012

Darth Malgus and a few other new and harder to find releases like Nom Anor, Dr. Evazan, Aayla Secura, the 501st Clone Trooper and Kithaba are now available directly from Amazon for $12.99 each and FREE Super Saver Shipping. UPDATE: Amazon's stock of Malgus is SOLD OUT. But keep checking as they may restock.

EE Cancels Mandalorian Assault Transport Pre-orders

By Mike — Friday, June 15, 2012

Entertainment Earth has canceled pre-orders for the Clone Wars Mandalorian Attack Shuttle. The online retailer (and Galactic Hunter sponsor) took additional pre-orders earlier this year after selling out of their initial allocation and it appears they were unable to obtain the additional stock.

Brian's Toys: Tarkin Wave, eFX Vader Helmet

By Mike — Friday, June 15, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Vintage-Style Wave 13 (the set has Starkiller, Shae Vizla, Oddball, General Tarkin, and Nikto) has landed at Brian's Toys. The case came packed with Darth Malgus, so there may be a few of him in stock as well.

Gentle Giant: Painted PGM Exclusive Republic Commando

By Mike — Friday, June 15, 2012

Gentle Giant has updated with some painted photos of their upcoming Premier Guild exclusive Republic Commando Minibust. The detailing on this piece looks fantastic and if you haven't signed up for membership yet, then do so pronto!