Category Archives: Collecting News

Disney Store Relaunches as ShopDisney

GLENDALE, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Today Disney launched shopDisney, a new e-commerce destination offering the best assortment of Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel products for fans of all ages across fashion, accessories, toys, home and more. A new prototype Disney store design was also revealed and is being tested in select locations around the world bringing the magic of Disney to retail through innovative technology, storytelling and cast member interaction.

Check out the full press release here.

Toyguide Preview: Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit)

As we continue to update our toyguide with new product for The Last Jedi, I thought I’d post this quick advanced preview of images from our upcoming toyguide update for the Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit). Click on through for a closer look!

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Force Link TIE Fighter

If you’re interested in adding a mostly recycled vehicle from two years ago to your collection, the First Order “Force Link” Tie Fighter has hit Walmart stores (found in the St. Louis area).

Click here for bigger pics, and if you’ve picked this up and the wings are sturdier this time around, let us know, because then it might be actually worth the full retail price tag!

Toyguide Update: 3.75″ Force Link Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with our first addition to The Last Jedi line look of products with the Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) figure.*

PROS:  Sometimes a figure comes along and it is exactly what it needs to be: a perfect representation of the character as first revealed from an iconic scene in a film. No bells and whistles (aside from Force Link), soft goods or superfluous articulation required. After nearly two years, this iteration of Luke Skywalker is just that. This figure, for me, succeeds where the the 3.75″ and 6″ Black Series figures fail due to the utilization of the plastic cloak. The stoic expression is captured well in this scale and the overall sculpt of the body is nicely detailed and textured to convey fabric where implied.

CONS: The Force Link phrases don’t sound much like Mark Hamill (at least in this version of the figure) and sound a tad cartoonish and generic.

Head to the toyguide for our detailed image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.

*Product provided courtesy of Entertainment Earth

Amazon Exclusive 6″ Black Series First Order Stormtrooper In-Hand Images

UK reader Rob G. sent us a few packaging images for the upcoming Amazon Exclusive 6″ Black Series First Order Stormtrooper with Gear figure. Note these aren’t exclusive to Amazon in the UK and was purchased via an online retailer. Click on though for more images.

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New Diorama Bits

Have you checked out Holeinthegroundpro lately?  The amount of awesome diorama building pieces that are available now is getting to be extremely impressive.

Head on over and check out what you can order to make some fantastic movie scenes with your figures by clicking on the image above.

Have suggestions for other products to be made?  Be sure to post your ideas in our forums!

Update: Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit) Hitting Stores?

Based on this Facebook report and image from a Walgreens in NorCal, it appears that the exclusive 6″ Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit) has started to hit in stores.

Thanks to Corey from First Order Transmissions for the alert.

UPDATE: Here is the UPC and WIC to assist in your tracking of this figure. UPC: 630509602797 / WIC#: 988181

Thanks to Star Wars Collector on Facebook for the info