Just for fun, here are three more Star Wars-themed elephants from @EllyFontArt. These are wooden, hand-made one-off designs. The Bantha is a standing figure with fur and clay horns, while Max Rebo is a similar design painted up like Jabba's keyboardist. The Death Star is actually a thinner piece with a magnet, so you can put it on the fridge or a metal cabinet.
Let's talk exclusives in Q&A this week, because for the first time in months there are actually things to talk about! And let's complain about Episode I since that's what came in the mail bag. We'll also revisit magazines, as this is the way of our people. All this and more - read on and send in your questions for next time!
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Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for the upcoming Premium Format Snowtrooper. The 1/4 scale figure comes with a cloth kama skirt, fabric belt and pouches. The Sideshow exclusive version also comes with a severed K-3PO head.
In preparation of The Yoda Chronicles premiere on Cartoon Network LEGO revealed their largest model ever--a life-sized X-Wing. For Star Wars days at LEGOLand the X-Wing trekked across the country, and Star Wars Action News' reporter Berent was on hand to see it and talk to the master builder behind it. How many bricks does it take to get to the center of a life-sized X-Wing? Listen to Berent's interview to find out!
Here's the latest batch of pre-orders and arrivals from BigBadToyStore.com. Pre-order the Predaking shared exclusive and Botcon exclusives today. New arrivals include the Star Trek Legacy Minimates and a cool Predator Trophy Wall Diorama. See the full listing after the jump!
Our fine sponsors (from whom you should order stuff) at Entertainment Earth posted the third round of previews of The Black Series Greedo 6-Inch Star Wars action figure. This particular installment reveals more renderings of the figure, with the final reveal of the actual toy just a few days away at this point.
Sideshow is now taking pre-orders for their Sixth Scale Boba Fett in Prototype Armor based on Joe Johnston's early design of the galaxy's most notorious bounty hunter. The sixth scale, fully articulated figure features a unique white armor, protoype rifle, and a fabric cape.
The Amazon Exclusive Boba Fett's Slave I vehicle is up for grabs right now. Also, the Amazon Exclusive Vintage Collection TIE Interceptor is up for grabs. Don't delay, pre-order today! Click here to order yours, and read on for pricing and availability. These items qualify for free shipping, too. Also new Black Series Star Wars Action Figure releases are up for pre-order.
It's a short week here for Americans in the workplace, so there's no time to waste - read Q&A now! We look at Articulation, with More Articulation, and some More Articulation after that. We also engage in some wild speculation because we love it so much. Read on, and submit your questions for next week!
Here's a fun bit of trivia - a new SKU is hitting stores! In my quest across the desert, I found a Walmart and a Target that each had assortment #A1189, which is a new basic Lightsaber assortment - not refreshed packaging for the previous assortment, but a new SKU with a new DPCI at Target.
Ja, das haben die Ewoks so gerne! Starwars-Figuren.com has shots of the Kmart-exclusive Ewok Assault Catapult set that was alluded to back at Toy Fair but not seen until, well, now. It has 2 new Ewok figures in a vintage-style box with a catapult accessory and appears to be official Hasbro photography.
If you've been involved in toy fandom, the hand-made toy field, or have watched cable TV, there's a chance you might be familiar with the "bootlegger" known as the Sucklord or his brand name, Suckadelic. What he makes are generally art pieces and are wildly not appropriate for the kiddies, but older folks might be interested in his latest product - a Kickstarter-supported, mass-produced, and already at the goal line of mini-figures called S.U.C.K.L.E., or Simply Unimportant Collectable Kitschy Little Eyesores, sculpted by George Gaspar of October Toys fame.
Warning/guarantee: adult language and content.
Week 2 of The Black Series Greedo Reveal over at Entertainment Earth shows some pretty amazing stuff, like digital turnaround preliminary "sculpts" of the figure as well as a horrifying eyeless look at the original mask. Some truly spectacular reference shots of his blaster as well as several notes from the people who make our toys are on display, which is the kind of stuff I would like to see for many more figures if Hasbro is willing to share.