Forum member wraith_nineyak has posted some fantastic droid customs in his customizing thread – check them out and enjoy the pics after the jump!
Here is a quick update about a bunch of cool new pre-orders and the latest arrivals from Big Bad Toy Store!
To further whet your appetite for next week’s pre-order for the Sideshow Exclusive Blackhole Stormtrooper Premium Format Figure, click on through to check out a few images that were discovered hiding in the shadows of Sideshow’s server.
Toys”R”us stores are beginning to stock some new Star Wars banks by Diamond Select, priced at $19.99 each.
With the continuous drought of Hasbro product, it’s refreshing to see something new like this in the Star Wars section. The Han Solo in carbonite is particularly cool – head on over to the forums for a closer look!
Sideshow has placed their Sixth Scale Deluxe Darth Vader up for pre-order. Don’t miss this latest addition to their 12″ line of collectibles and be sure to place your order early as to not miss out on the exclusive version that includes an additional swap-out severed gauntlet and hand.
MedicomToy has updated today announcing a few new Kubrick and Be@rbrick offerings for 2013. Click on through for the details.
ToysRUs is now offering their Exclusive Vintage Endor AT-AT with FREE Shipping and a FREE pack of Fighter Pods.
Thanks to Scott W. for the tip.
From our friends at Plastic Galaxy:
X-Ray Films is proud to present this SNEAK PEEK TEASER for our upcoming documentary, Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys. These 13 minutes and 24 seconds of preview footage were lovingly selected and randomly assembled for your viewing pleasure, and showcase a few of the collectors, historians, and toy designers that help bring this story to life. We hope you enjoy this small taste of the documentary, which will be available on DVD in September 2013.
Head on over to their Vimeo page for a preview
LEGO revealed the world’s largest model of an X-Wing Fighter today in Times Square to the public and our The Force United partners JediNews and YodasNews each have exclusive reports from the super-secret VIP event they attended last week. Head on over to read all about this amazing build containing over 5 million LEGO bricks. Also, our friends at Jedi Temple Archives are in the city today covering the event.
Sideshow Collectibles is preparing to offer a Blackhole Stormtrooper Premium Format figure next week for pre-order (May 30th) and collectors will also have a chance to win this piece as well. Keep a look out for more details as they become available.
Update: Sideshow has updated their preview page and are now taking entries to win this piece. Watch for the full preview next week.
This week we are featuring new pre-orders like the Super Alloy Superman, Daft Punk S.H.Figuarts, Deathstroke ArtFX statue and Star Wars Black Series items. Click on through for the complete list from Urban Collector!
IGN is reporting that Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic classic RPG may soon be coming to the iPad. It seems that language stating that the Star Wars RPG is “now available on iPad” was inadvertently included in a Aspyr Media newsletter. Head to IGN for more info.
In advance of tomorrow’s official preview of the Deluxe Darth Vader Sixth Scale figure by Sideshow, here are a few images to whet your appetite for Thursday’s pre-order.
Update: Sideshow has posted details for Vader today. Impressive… most impressive.
Electronic Arts has teased that one of its multiple in-development Star Wars titles is an all-new Battlefront game. Speaking today during the Stifel 2013 Technology Conference, CFO Blake Jorgensen offered the hint.
Head to Gamespot for the full article.
Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie have reported many times on the Toy Man Toy Show in St. Louis, MO. Sunday, May 19th, was the most recent show and had Star Wars represented from all era, from 12-Back carded vintage figures to the most modern of Hasbro toys. Listen to find out if you should visit St. Louis for the next Toy Man show on July 14th!
Also on this week’s podcast, Brock reviews Dawn of the Jedi–Into the Void, Jerry continues looking back at Return of the Jedi toys from 30 years ago, Johnathan reviews the new Endor AT-AT, and Steve reports from Star Wars Fun Day in the UK!
With details on how to get the Endor AT-AT for 20% off and a bendy Artoo, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!