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The WolfPack Podcast #108: Fulcrum and the Battle of the Five Armies

On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast. Curto, Corey, Marco and Jayson from Yakface.com talk about the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens news, Rebels news, and action figure news!   [Read More]

Ultimate Die Cast Set Hitting Disney Stores

Ultimate Die Cast Set Hitting Disney Stores

The Ultimate Star Wars Die Cast Set that has shown up on DisneyStore.com recently is also being found in brick and mortar Disney Stores per this tweet from Tucson ToyHunter. This set includes the Millennium Falcon, Y-wing, Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced, 2 standard TIE [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: 6″ Scale Snowspeeder (WIP)

Customizer Spotlight: 6″ Scale Snowspeeder (WIP)

Once again, we feature a unique 6″ build from customizer Brandon Flores (aka HALCION). Like his AT-ST and AT-AT that have come before, the progress and detail of his new 6″ scale Snowspeeder is unparalleled. Click on through to check out his latest creation. [Read More]

6″ Black Series Wave 6 Hitting Retail

6″ Black Series Wave 6 Hitting Retail

Rebelscum has posted a report that wave 6 of the 6″ Black Series assortment (which includes Yoda, TIE Pilot and the Clone Trooper Sergeant) has started to hit retail. Head on over for the full details. Update: These figures were found at Target [Read More]

Special Vehicle Packs Now $9.99

Our friend Jesse from JediDefender reports via Twitter that his local Kmart is still putting out the Hasbro Special Value Offer Vehicle packs but they are now only $9.99 [Read More]

Sideshow 1:6 C-3PO Preorder Is Live

Sideshow Collectibles is now taking preorders for the Sixth Scale C-3PO figure. Built with screen-accurate mechanical detailing and light up features, Threepio’s advanced articulation and poseability allow collectors to perfectly capture the nuances of his quirky [Read More]

One Day Sale at Toys”R”Us – Today Only!

One Day Sale at Toys”R”Us – Today Only!

Toys”R”us is having a one-day sale that appears to have slipped under the radar – the Battle on Endor Battle Pack!  Most of us already have the pack-ins from this set and it seems many of our forum members see this set as a waste of time, but it’s [Read More]

Han Solo (Hero of Yavin) Mini Bust

Han Solo (Hero of Yavin) Mini Bust

Gentle Giant updates today announcing preorders for the Han Solo (Hero of Yavin) Mini Bust. Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the Han Solo, Yavin Hero Mini Bust! Digitally sculpted by our master artisans, using actual archival footage and designs, each Han Solo, Hero [Read More]

Jumbo Kenner Ugnaught Preorder

Jumbo Kenner Ugnaught Preorder

Gentle Giant updates today announcing preorders for the Jumbo Kenner Ugnaught figure. Digitally scanned from mint 3 ¾” Kenner originals and reproduced in 12” scale to the rest of the jumbo Kenner line, no detail has been overlooked. Roto and injection molded and made [Read More]

Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Maquette

Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Maquette

Gentle Giant updates today announcing preorders for the Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Maquette Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the first new character from the highly anticipated new animated series, Star Wars Rebels – Imperial Stormtroopers Crafted by the master [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Clone Trooper (SL08)

Toyguide Update: Clone Trooper (SL08)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebel/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at the Clone Trooper (SL08). PROS: If you liked the first release, hooray! Here is another shot at it. CONS: Meh. Nothing particularly [Read More]

Star Wars Rebels: “Gathering Forces” Preview

Star Wars Rebels: “Gathering Forces” Preview

With the Inquisitor hot on the Ghost’s tail, Kanan and Ezra split off in the Phantom to draw him away from the Imperial deserter, Tseebo. Master and apprentice lure the Imperials to the abandoned asteroid base and its carnivorous creatures, only to be overwhelmed by [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

Check out all that’s in stock this week, and available for pre-order at Dorksidetoys.com. PLUS A PREVIEW OF BLACK FRIDAY PROMOTIONS. Join us on our Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr & Facebook pages for regular toy news and new stock, sale and pre-order [Read More]

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles is offering 15% off all in-stock merchandise for orders over $25.  The discount coupon is “Thanks2014” and must be keyed into the Redemption Code field during the checkout process.  Offer valid from November 16th, 2014 through [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Jango Fett (SL07)

Toyguide Update: Jango Fett (SL07)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebel/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Jango Fett (SL07) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: Despite its limited POA design, this sculpt for Jango gives any of the super [Read More]

Episode 40: Like A Bossk

Our show returns this week as Flyguy and I discuss the latest in Star Wars news and collecting. A quiet week overall but it livened up a bit with the release of new images from Hasbro for the Black Series line and talks of a merger between them and DreamWorks. Sideshow [Read More]

New 6″ Black Series Images

New 6″ Black Series Images

Hasbro has released new deluxe and basic boxed and loose images for the 6″ Black Series line. Click on through to check out Han in Stormtrooper Disguise, Bossk, and the previously discussed Wampa with Luke and Tauntaun with Han Solo, [Read More]

Marvel Gives “Darth Vader” First Look

Marvel Gives “Darth Vader” First Look

Marvel.com has posted an exclusive first look preview of their upcoming “Darth Vader” title. Ever since Darth Vader made his first on-screen appearance, he became the one of the most popular villains to ever haunt an audience’s dreams! Now, follow Vader [Read More]

September Release for Episode VII Product?

September Release for Episode VII Product?

MakingStarWars.net has posted an article recently describing several new books tied to the release of The Force Awakens. Within the text, it appear that it is planned have the books released in conjunction with the first wave of Disney Consumer Products “toys to bed [Read More]

6″ Deluxe Tauntaun and Wampa Boxed Images

6″ Deluxe Tauntaun and Wampa Boxed Images

YodasNews spreads word that retailer Andrew’s Toyz has posted images of the upcoming 6″ Deluxe Tauntaun with Han Solo and Wampa with Luke Skywalker. Don’t these just scream to have a Hoth background inserted in them? [Read More]

Celebration Anaheim Poster Revealed

Celebration Anaheim Poster Revealed

Hero Complex has posted an exclusive first look at the Celebration Anaheim poster for next year. Click the image above for a nice desktop quality version. Star Wars Celebration Anaheim runs from April 16-19, 2015. [Read More]

Sixth Scale C-3PO Preorder Next Week

Sixth Scale C-3PO Preorder Next Week

Sideshow has just announced that preorders for their C-3PO Sixth Scale figure will launch next Thursday, November 20. Until then check out this article and video. [Read More]

Episode 436: Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys

George Lucas’ 1977 space fantasy Star Wars changed the way American audiences consumed films. More, though, it also changed the landscape for movie merchandising, with more money being made on toys, games, and collectibles than on the movies themselves. Now the [Read More]

Geonosis Battle Droid Commander Processing Soon

Geonosis Battle Droid Commander Processing Soon

Check your inboxes as order processing notifications are being sent out by Sideshow Collectibles for their 1:6 Scale Geonosis Battle Droid Commander which includes a Count Dooku Hologram and illuminated communications podium. Orders are expected to start shipping on [Read More]

DreamWorks Animation / Hasbro Merger In the Works?

DreamWorks Animation / Hasbro Merger In the Works?

Our friends over at Popcritica.com alert us to this article at Deadspin with rumors of a possible merger between Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation. Since Disney distributes DreamWorks films, could this lead to a future Hasbro acquisition by “The Mouse” as well? [Read More]

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