It's R5-D8! I know it looks like R5-D4, but it's not. Trust me. This redeco uses a build-a-droid body and creates Jek Porkins' trusty droid in a different paint job than they did for Galactic Heroes.
Given the nebulous nature of what constitutes an actual full figure, the Red R9-Series Astromech Droid is more than a little arbitrary. We'll be viewing the Star Tours Droid Factory figures as unique characters, defined by the dome. (The body is, of course, up to you.) This one is bright red, almost orange, with a rich silver texture and a softer sculpt than his brothers. Is it worth the trip and obscene price on eBay?
If you've been waiting for a good time to jump on the ToysRUs exclusive Podracer Pilots, now's your chance. Toys R Us (in stores only) has marked down the exclusive multi pack 50% off for only $12.49 each. Doing the math, that's about $2.50 per figure and those nifty flags so head on over to your local store today. The sale ends on September 22.
I asked your questions to Hasbro at Celebration VI and am posting the answers here for you. Topics include Ziro the Hutt, sidekicks and critter, plus concept art figures. Read another batch of questions, and send in your questions for the next regular update!
The K-Mart exclusive Vintage Collection Scout Walker (AT-ST) is now available online for $34.99 each. Online is the best way to get this vehicle for many collectors since K-Mart lacks presence in few areas.
Hoth Bricks has posted a listing of what's coming up for LEGO in 2013. Highlights include an AT-RT and Republic Trooper vs. Sith Troopers Battle Pack!
This was originally planned as a Walmart exclusive, but looks to be offered and distributed through other retailer channels. Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com is now taking pre-orders for the 104th Battallion Wolffe Pack Ultimate Gift set that includes Plo Koon, Commander Wolffe, Clone Trooper Sinker, and Clone Trooper Boost action figures! Check out all the other Transformers and Hot Toys pre-orders as well!
Let's look at Dagobah Darth Vader. The funny thing about this one, there are two other versions of the "character" but all of them are a little different. Why is this one the best?
We're just shooting out a reminder to enter our Marc Ecko Cut & Sew Boba Fett Hoodie and T-Shirt Contest. Lots of great ideas by our readers so far! Click here to enter your comment in the original post and good luck!
Take a break from the barbecue and Fantasy Football drafts and head over to ToysRUs this weekend where you can Buy 1 Star Wars item and get the second for 50% off. The Wave 6 Lost Line assortment is showing up and there's also the new Ewoks and Yavin Pilot packs that are hitting.
The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of 2012 Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp charity medallions for sale to the public after a very successful sales effort at Celebration VI.
This was the big news that we had to keep mum on at CVI and it's a pretty exciting announcement outside of a Jumbo Scale Landspeeder. Gentle Giant announces that they are expanding their awesome Jumbo Kenner Vintage line to now include Power of The Force cards that include 3" scale replicas of the vintage collectible coins!
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