Marc Ecko Offers Limited Edition Star Wars Hoodies With Fett, Stormtrooper, Luke X-Wing

By Mike — Monday, August 20, 2012

Who says there’s no such thing as geek swag? It’s been five years since the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew brand first released its epic line of official Star Wars full-zip hoodies. And for the fifth time in a row, it’s no surprise that they are flying off the shelves like an X-wing out of the Death Star.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,874

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 20, 2012

A 1999 weapon with a 2012 figure! This Qui-Gon Jinn has an amazing sculpt, yet has articulation that seemed dated in 1983.  It's a good thing it's awesome overall-- read on, you'll like this one!

Q&A: Your Celebration VI Questions Are Wanted

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 19, 2012

Q&A is off this week.  That's the good news.  And what's the bad news?  More good news!  We want you to submit your questions for Celebration VI. We'll do our best to research and answer them, if we can.

CVI: Koto Exclusive R2-A6 Online

By Mike — Saturday, August 18, 2012

At only 500 pieces and $29.99, the Kotobukiya Celebration VI exclusive ARTFX+ R2-A6 shouldn't last too long at Celebration 6, particularly with that cool collectible coin. Koto has set aside a small number for their online store to purchase now and be delivered after the convention. If you're attending CVI, this may spare some luggage space.

Brian's Toys: Complete POTF Coin Set, Darth Maul, Attakus

By Mike — Saturday, August 18, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Brian's Toys has landed a complete 62 Coin set from Power of the Force! This aluminum coinn set is very elusive to many collector.  It includes 27 coins once available from Kenner by mail-in only and 35 that were available in the Power of the Force packaging, these coins are rarely available in a complete set.

Dark Horse: November 2012 Solicitations

By Mike — Friday, August 17, 2012

Imperial Agent Jahan Cross doesn't like his assignment or the politicians he is forced to work for. But when attackers kidnap a boy whose father he killed, Cross finds himself turning against his mission in Hard Targets #2. Ostrander and Duursema team up again in The Prisoner of Bogan #1!

Celebration VI: Six Groups Celebrate CVI With Exclusive Patch Set

By Mike — Friday, August 17, 2012

Five Star Wars collecting clubs along with the Celebration VI Collecting Track will mark Celebration VI by giving away sections of an exclusive 6-piece patch set.  When assembled, the pieces form a Clone Wars themed movie poster.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,873

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 17, 2012

It's Tippet, a brand-new Toys R Us exclusive Ewok with 2 weapons and 2 hoods from his 2 appearances in Marvel Comics!  I like this one a bunch, and since you asked for more Ewoks, here you are!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,872

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 16, 2012

It's Princess Leia in Bespin Gown, part of the latest wave (and Comic-Con exclusive pack) from Hasbro!  Even though the last one was good, this one is an improvement.  Should you get one?

Judge John Hodgman Rules on Star Wars Celebration VI Costume Play

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The always funny John Hodgman (The Daily Show, various Apple ads, Areas of My Expertise) has had a wonderful podcast which satirizes the TV courtroom show format.  This week on Judge John Hodgman: should a family going to Star Wars Celebration VI compel the mother to wear a costume since the husband and son are going to Jedi it up a bit?

BBTS: Alloy Batman, Hot Toys, Transformers, DC, Bandai, GI Joe, Statues

By Mike — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

From our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com:  Pre-order the new 1/6 scale Super Alloy Batman (Jim Lee version), and huge Star Wars 24" Realistic Chewbacca plush. Now IN STOCK is the awesome 1/4 Scale Premium Format Grand Moff Tarkin from Sideshow!

CVI: Her Universe Events And Exclusives

By Mike — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The largest gathering of Star Wars fans, Star Wars Celebration VI, is about to take place again in Orlando, Florida August 23rd through the 26th and Ashley Eckstein announced today that she and her fangirl apparel company, Her Universe™, will be there in a big way with a special event, a panel and exclusive merchandise.

CVI: Tatooine Returns To Celebration

By Mike — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Frank D'Iorio celebrated the 10th anniversary of his diorama building workshop by creating his largest and most ambitious project yet: Return to Tatooine. Fans participating in the diorama building workshop will be able to build their own portion.

SWAN #358: C6 And Chicago Comic-Con

By Mike — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

2012's Convention season is ending not with a whimper but with a bang! Star Wars Celebration VI starts in 10 days, but last weekend was also Wizard World's Chicago Comic-Con, and on this week's Star Wars Action News podcast Marjorie and Arnie run down both.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,871

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

New for 2012, but old now, is the first-ever movie-specific Quinlan Vos figure.  Based on a background extra, this presumed authentic release looks fantastic. Should you get one?