GHR: Target AND TRU BOGO 50%, K-Mart B-Wings UPDATE

By Mike — Sunday, May 27, 2012

GHR hopes all of you are having an awesome Memorial Day weekend, enjoying a great long weekend and barbecue with the family, and honoring the brave who have served and presently serve this great nation of ours. There's a nice Target sale this week, and as we reported earlier, the B-Wings are cheap, but not for long. UPDATE: TRU also having a BOGO through June 2nd.

Print Ad: Looking For A Ride To The Dark Side?

By Mike — Saturday, May 26, 2012

This print ad from 2007 features the first issue of the Sith Infiltrator for the exceptional 30th Anniversary Collection. The figure photography is by the late great Hasbro photographer Gianni Lopergolo

Lee's Toy Review #220

By Mike — Saturday, May 26, 2012

With ToyFare out of publication and Tomart's missing in action from the newsstands for months now, Lee's Toy Review appears to be the only printed source for plastic news fix. Circulation is now quarterly with issue #220 out now with belated coverage and Vintage Collection figure photos from Toy Fair 2012.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,813

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, May 25, 2012

Celebrate 35 years of Star Wars!  We're looking back to 1995 with the very first modern R2-D2 from Kenner!  It's pretty cool.  Want to know more about this relic? Read on!

Brian's Toys: G.I. Joe Retaliation Figures, Sideshow, Modern AFA Graded Figures

By Mike — Friday, May 25, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: The G.I. Joe: Retaliation Figures are now in stock! Make your own GI Joe movie with these awesome vehicles and figures in amazing 3-Dimensional reality.  But seriously, why wait until March 2013?

K-Mart B-Wing For $15!

By Mike — Friday, May 25, 2012

The K-Mart exclusive Vintage Collection B-Wing Fighter is now priced to move for $15 (regularly $39.99) at K-Mart.com. Click here to order yours and choose the store pick up option to save on shipping!!

GHR: Nothing But STAR WARS, Tuesday Mornings, Whoa Joe!

By Mike — Friday, May 25, 2012

It's the 35th anniversary of Star Wars…nothing but STAR WARS! Which made GHR pause and think that the 30th Anniversary Collection was five years ago? Man, how time flies. Regular merchandise is showing up with more frequency, and so is older stuff at great close out discounts. Tuesday Morning was only an awesome tune from The Pogues until I recently found some Vintage Wave 9 for $5 each.

LEGOS In Space

By Mike — Thursday, May 24, 2012

John from JP Aerospace Blog sent in this awesome photo of a Star Wars LEGO dogfight featuring an X-Wing and TIE Fighter from 97,000 feet into space with the aid of a balloon.

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BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers, Marvel, Trek, BSG, Neca, 1/6, Hasbro & More!

By Mike — Thursday, May 24, 2012

Here is a quick update from our sponsors at http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals, including an Ultimate Quarter Scale Jawa Figure Bank and a new X-Wing Miniatures Game.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,812

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 24, 2012

It's Plo Koon's robot!  R4-F5 is hard to type, but easy to love.  Should you get this droid? Yes. Read on!

Sideshow: Mythos Fett Production Peek

By Mike — Thursday, May 24, 2012

Sideshow offers us short glimpses of the upcoming Mythos Boba Fett statue in production. 

Battle of Naboo Surfaces On eBay

By Mike — Thursday, May 24, 2012

Just as we were wondering what happened to this Target exclusive, a Battle of Naboo Battle Pack packaged sample shows up on eBay with a whopping starting bid of $2000!

The seller is describing it as a prototype, but it does open up the possibility that we may see this on retail or discount shelves. Marshall's anyone?

Gentle Giant: Memorial Weekend Second Chance Sale

By Mike — Thursday, May 24, 2012

From Gentle Giant: Get a jump start on the Memorial Weekend Festivities. Furniture stores and car dealerships aren't the only places offering spectacular deals this holiday weekend! We're proud to open our archives once again and make limited quantities of the following pieces available:

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,811

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 23, 2012

It's Shaak Ti in animated form! She's had some great figures lately, and this one is particularly good.  Did you get her? If not, read on!

GHR: B-Wing Clearance, Target Sale, MIA Battle Pack

By Mike — Tuesday, May 22, 2012

As we approach Memorial Day and the beginning of the summer season, the question on many collector's minds is when will new stuff start hitting and old merch clearanced out. With stores still carrying January stock, it's about time for a refresh.