Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,994

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 4, 2013

Let's look at Clone Commander Colt, the only individually-packaged animated-style Phase II-style ARC Trooper in the entire line.  Why is this?  I have no idea.  I assume Hasbro must hate you all, because these guys are crazy popular and the mold has been painted 4 times so far with no new releases in the last year and change.  He's totally cool and totally worth owning.

Q&A: Pre-Toy Fair Guess-A-Palooza with Action Figures, Variations, and Stuff We Are Not Yet Seeing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 3, 2013

What's new in Q&A this week? Let's talk new figures, if we can try to do so. And how about variation rarity? Well, we can pretend to guess. And display stands are a good thing too. Read on, and get ready for Toy Fair!

Video Review: Target Exclusive Special Edition Yoda Tin Fighter Pods Set

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, February 3, 2013

Here's a video review of a brand-new item that, 24 hours ago, I didn't even know was coming out.  The Target Exclusive Special Edition Yoda Tin Star Wars Fighter Pods Set is in stores right now and features Yoda, Darth Sidious, and a ton of Clones and Battle Droids in this Kashyyyk-themed set.  It's also the first new exclusive item to hit retail stores in quite some time.  For $24.99, it includes 18 figures, 4 pods, a Spinfire Launcher, and a tin.  And you can see me talk about these Revenge of the Sith-themed mini-figures after the jump.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,993

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 1, 2013

While I'm nursing unrelated toy-related disappointment, why not go look at ARC Trooper Blitz?  He's part of a great Battle Pack which you may actually be able to find on the cheap if you know where to look.  It's worth it.  He's cool, man.

Nuremberg Toy Fair Spy Report

By Mike — Friday, February 1, 2013

A spy report from the Nuremberg Toy Fair courtesy of Jedi News reveals more of what's planned in 2013 from Hasbro, including the Black Series 3.75 inch line (Vader Card)  where some of the planned Droid Factory figures will end up, a "budget" Movie Heroes assortment, and a "Mission Series" 2 pack.

Click here to find out more and thanks to Dan Curto for the heads up!


BBTS News: TF Masterpiece, FansProject, Omega Supreme, Hot Toys Iron Man 3, Import Exclusives, Marvel Universe/Legends and More!

By Mike — Friday, February 1, 2013

Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore have put up their latest pre-orders and IN STOCK items. Check out this week's listing after the jump!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,992

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, January 31, 2013

Let's look at the Plo Koon figure from last year's nifty Ultimate Gift Set.  As the least-nifty part of that set, this one may have escaped your attention.  Is it possible there's some special detail making this an ignored gem?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,991

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Today let's look at the slick Yellow R8-Series Astromech Droid  which feels  more like it came from the 1970s or 1980s than a lot of the more recent designs.  With no big "eye" it's a little unsettling at first, but it makes good use of the R7 torso to bring about a new, exclusive, and hard-to-find experience.

Hasbro Officially Announces "Black Series"

By Mike — Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bet on Black? Black is the new Black? Black is Back? Hasbro officially announces their new ultra awesome 6 inch scale super articulated action figures geared towards the adult collector: The Black Series. Photos and more after the jump!

Galactic Hunter Video Theater Presents: The Clone Wars - Shades of Reason

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

This week on The Clone Wars: All those boring corruption-on-Mandalore episodes act as backstory to the highly-entertaining "Shades of Reason." While not as overstuffed and crazy as last week's installment, you probably get more Mandlorian armored action than you've ever seen in a single televised installment of the show plus a major change in the Mandalorian political hierarchy. (It's entertaining, I promise.) More after the break.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,990

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Let's talk about Clone Trooper Mixer, a dark blue box Toys R Us exclusive which may well be at a store near you still.  One of two troopers, this one was packaged with a killer droid and for the price wasn't at all bad.  (Especially at 2012-2013 price points.)  Should you track it down?

Hasbro Reveals 6-Inch Black Series Star Wars Action Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

After lots of chatter here (and in the Q&A column over the last few months... or years) the USA Today has a story you may wish to read.   Hasbro unveils 'Star Wars' Black Series action figures introduces the new, 6-inch SRP $19.99 action figure line.  Each boxed figure has exceedingly wonderful sculpting and mass when compared to their vintage counterparts.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,989

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 28, 2013

It's Lumat! Last made in 1984, this was, at the time, what I thought to be one of the last figures Kenner did (POTF didn't hit big in my neighborhood.)  Armed with a spear, bow, arrows, and hood, this is a nice figure with a lot of gear.  Did you get yours?  It's time to buy! 

Episode II and III 3D: Nevermind! Says Star

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, January 28, 2013
Star posted a story indicating episodes II and III in 3D are postponed, which probably (but not definitely) may mean the same can be said for the original trilogy whose release dates were never given.  They say:

Q&A: Post-Droid Factory, Reliving 1985, Statues, Vehicles, and 2013 Non-News

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, January 27, 2013

What's new in Q&A this week? Let's talk New Versions of Luke Skywalker because why not. And how about the Vintage Figure Remake List, or at least my take on it as of this week? Sure, why not? Let's also talk Statues and mention that credit card thing I didn't read about until yesterday, because that's the kind of citizen I am. Read on!