Mimoco: ROTJ Series 8 Now Available, SDCC CVI Biker Scout

By Mike — Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Mimoco, makers of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO™ card readers, is announcing the release of Star Wars MIMOBOT Series 8 featuring iconic characters from Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The eighth series in the Star Wars MIMOBOT collection includes Jabba the Hutt, Slave Leia, Jedi Luke, Admiral Ackbar, and Biker Scout - a joint 2012 San Diego Comic-Con and Star Wars Celebration VI exclusive - all sporting classic stylized MIMOBOT designs.

Review: CW12 Obi-Wan Kenobi

By Mike — Monday, June 25, 2012

The brave,noble, chin pondering Jedi Knight gets an update in 2012 that is an overall improvement in terms of sculpt, but loses some articulation in the process. Hasbro must not have been entirely happy with the version from 2011 and decided to issue a new, sterner looking, head sculpt a year later. Obi-Wan even comes with a climbing pack for some play value.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,834

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, June 25, 2012

There are figures you must own in your collection, but Passel Argente is not one of them.  It's a perfectly good figure with limited articulation, but it's not like he was a major character.  Is greenie  worth it? Read on!

Toy Hunter Returns In August As Weekly Series

By Mike — Monday, June 25, 2012

This is not your ordinary child’s play! Travel Channel reveals the big business of buying and selling toys and collectibles in the new original series “Toy Hunter,” premiering with a special one-hour season opener featuring back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, August 15 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT (regular time slot at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT beginning Wednesday, August 22). 

Sideshow: SDCC Commander Fox Pieced Together

By Mike — Monday, June 25, 2012

Most have figured out the secret last week, but Sideshow has completed the "puzzle" for their Comic-Con exclusive Sixth Scale Commander Fox. Fox will be available for order through Sideshow on July 2nd while the Sixth Scale Bith Band exclusive on July 4th.

Q&A: Exclusives, Vehicles, Droid Problems, and Disney Droid Problems Some More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 24, 2012

Let's talk Naboo Fighters and Vintage. Is it time to worry? And how about those Droid Factory figures. Have you written a letter to Disney yet? And what about the new Toys R Us exclusives, are those any good to talk about? I think so. Read on, and ask your questions for next week's column!

Image Bank: VC56 Kithaba (Red Variant)

By Mike — Sunday, June 24, 2012

We typically like our variants with some point of interest or backstory to them, and while the red bandana Kithaba isn't by any stretch of the imagination a vinyl caped Jawa, the fact that Hasbro changed up to better match the actual character and vintage version is interestingly cool.

Brian's Toys: Ultimate Collector Series, Hamilton Plates, Vinyl Jawa Video

By Mike — Friday, June 22, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: This week's Brian's Toys newsletter features a variety of rare Star Wars collectibles. The highlight of the week is three LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series sets that include the Imperial Star Destroyer #10030, X-Wing Fighter #7191, and the TIE Interceptor #7181. The ultimate series are larger and more detailed than the traditional LEGO sets, which makes them a highly sought-after collector item.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,833

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, June 22, 2012

Here's a neat one.  Check out the Tartakovsky Clone Trooper, part of a once-rare boxed set which is now a dirt-cheap boxed set.  It's disgusting how awesome this figure is for the price.  Read on!

Jumbo Blue Snaggletooth Unboxing

By Mike — Friday, June 22, 2012

Yodas News has posted up an unboxing and review of the new Comic-Con exclusive Blue Snaggletooth! There's even a reveal on the Kenner Jumbo figure exclusive for Star Wars Celebration V!! Check out the video ahead!

Sideshow: SDCC Exclusive Sixth Scale Tech Mo'r and Doikk Na'ts

By Mike — Friday, June 22, 2012

Sideshow reveals (at least in full) their first of two Star Wars exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con: A Sixth Scale figure set of Tech Mo'r and Doikk Na'ts of the famous Bith Band! 

Gentle Giant: Jumbo Blue Snaggletooth

By Mike — Friday, June 22, 2012

He comes legit with silver boots and all and is sure to be one of the hottest collectibles at Comic-Con. Gentle Giant announces their third show exclusive to be the Jumbo Blue Snaggletooth!

Hasbro: SDCC Carbonite Chamber Pack Details

By Mike — Thursday, June 21, 2012

Hasbro has released additional information and copy for the Comic-Con exclusive Vintage Special Edition Carbonite Chamber Collector's Pack along with a price of $69.99 each.

Gentle Giant: Motti Video, LeParmienter Signing

By Mike — Thursday, June 21, 2012

Gentle Giant has posted a video showcasing more images of their new Comic-Con exclusive Admiral Motti Minibust including some boxed shots and 360 views.

Sideshow: Sixth Scale Utapau Airborne Trooper Pre-order

By Mike — Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sideshow has opened up pre-orders for the upcoming Sixth Scale Utapau Airborne Trooper. This fully articulated armor body comes with 6 interchangeable hands, 2 DC-17 Blaster Pistols, a DC-15 Blaster Rifle, and whole lot more.