Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,869

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 13, 2012

It's the new Jek Porkins, just now arriving at Toys R Us stores!  Part of a Yavin Pilot Pack, the figure is a little bit bigger than his fellow pilots but thinner than the 2000 figure.

Q&A: Pull-Back Vehicles, Boring Questions, and Vintage Malakili

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 12, 2012

Will Hasbro do crazy pull-back Star Wars vehicles for this line like they do for Marvel? Uhhh... why are you asking that? Are we going to talk about stock issues? I guess so. There's nothing else to ask about? And does someone really think Hasbro will get to putting out Malakili on a vintage card? I gotta say, I don't, but I ramble on about Ewoks this week so who am I to judge taste? Read on and send in your questions for an upcoming column!

Review: Vintage Collection Scout Walker (AT-ST)

By Mike — Sunday, August 12, 2012

Hasbro repaints 2009's awesome AT-ST mold, repacks it in a Vintage Collection box, and offers it up as a K-Mart exclusive. For $34.99, it's rightly priced without a figure compared to the $44 that included one with the Legacy Collection Wal-Mart exclusive. Are the superb Vintage packaging and enhanced deco enough to make you collect another Chicken Walker?

GHR: Pilots, Ewoks, Scout Walkers

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

GHR has enjoyed my little break, but it's time to start hitting your local ToysRUs and K-Mart, hunters, as the new exclusives are out!

Celebration VI: Hasbro Droid Parts Swap, Internet Only

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

Hasbro may not have an exclusive for Celebration VI, but they still have something planned for their booth, including another Droid Factory Parts Swap. They also officially confirm the internet only exclusivity of Vintage Wave 7:

Brian's Toys: Master Replica and Gentle Giant Re-Stock, Vintage

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Master Replica hilts and accessories have been restocked!  Get the hard-to-find replicas such as the Obi-Wan Kenobi ANH Weather saber, Jedi Training Remote, or a Thermal Detonator!  

Celebration VI: Rancho Obi-Wan Brings Treasures, Souvenirs

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

The Rancho Obi-Wan Experience at Celebration VI will be selling memberships that will include a Celebration exclusive Yoda patch designed by Jerry Vanderstelt. It is the perfect companion patch for the Obi-Wan Kenobi patch that members have already received with their membership kit.

 

Celebration VI: Last Star Tots Wave, Collectors Swap Meet

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

Here's the final wave of Star Tots characters that will be given away at Celebration VI, and lo and behold, I want that Blue Snaggletooth!

Smarter Than The Average Smugglers

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

Former Disney artist Jason Peltz has created another creative marriage of two beloved franchises. From Jellystone to Jabba's Palace, these two have seen it all and they'll take on The Empire for a Pic-a-nic Basket. "Smarter Than The Average Smugglers" is a high quality limited edition run of 100 prints that will be available for 24 hours only and ends tomorrow morning at 8 am PST.

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SWAN 357: Add To Cart

By Mike — Friday, August 10, 2012

Celebration is in two weeks, and for collectors the time to prepare your shopping lists has come! The store list has been revealed, and pre-orders are being taken by Acme Archives and Gentle Giant. From T-Shirts to statues to jumbo figures, magnets, and more! On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie run down the list.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,868

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 10, 2012

If you ask me, and most people do, there's nothing more exciting than a new 1980s Expanded Universe figure. ESPECIALLY if it's an Ewok like Kneesaa, new to stores this week! How is she? Read on!

Celebration VI: Super 7 Cards, Attending

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 9, 2012

This year at Comic-Con 2012 Super 7 had a bunch of surprises, two of which were 3 3/4-inch 1979-style Kenner Alien action figures, and the other was a stunning all-new wax pack of trading cards (pictured) with promo cards on olde tyme cardboard.  And guess what? They're doing more at Celebration VI!

BBTS Sponsor News: Star Wars, Predator, Zelda, Ghost Recon, TF & More

By Mike — Thursday, August 9, 2012

New pre-orders up from our sponsors at BigBadToyStore including the amazing Medicom RAH Darth Vader V 2.0 , Legend of Zelda, Ghost Recon and much more!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,867

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 9, 2012

Check out Bib Fortuna, the 2004 repaint of the 1997 figure.  At first glance they're identical, but oh no, they are not! New paint and other tweaks make this one just different enough to make you mad.  Read on!

Amazon: Wave 7, Royal Guard, Republic Trooper Pre-order

By Mike — Thursday, August 9, 2012

You can now pre-order and army build the new Vintage Collection Royal Guard via Amazon.com for $12.99 each. Also pre-order the rest of Wave 7 that includes Nien Nunb, Republic Trooper, Weequay, Ahsoka, Clone Wars Obi-Wan, and Lumat! These are expected to ship on November 30th