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Previews Exclusive Star Wars Rebels Poster T-Shirt

Previews Exclusive Star Wars Rebels Poster T-Shirt

Previews order form for January 2015 revealed that comic shops will be offering an exclusive Star Wars Rebels “Force Poster” T-Shirt. Sizes range from S-XXL and cost $18.99-$20.99 [Read More]

Entertainment Earth Daily Deal: Jumbo Kenner Figures

Entertainment Earth Daily Deal: Jumbo Kenner Figures

For today only, Entertainment Earth is offering 20% their Jumbo Kenner figures from Gentle Giant. Most are gone, but you can still pick up Hoth Han and Hoth Leia for less than $60 each. [Read More]

AT-AT Mini Bookends

AT-AT Mini Bookends

Gentle Giant/The 3D Studio has launched their all-new website and they are offering their first preorder – a set of AT-AT mini bookends for $225.00. Interestingly, the sculpt for these was teased a few days ago via their YouTube video, which should support the [Read More]

Hot Toys 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Preorder

Preorders are now live via Sideshow Collectibles for the 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Figure. Price is set at $469.99 and the expected arrival date is November 2015. [Read More]

Episode 438: Tarkin ‘Bout Toys

Brock reviews James Lucino’s new novel TARKIN, Jerry looks back at Vintage-era Star Wars books, and Marjorie and Arnie look at figures hitting stores and the sold-out Hot Toys exclusive Shadow Stormtrooper! It’s been a long time since Star Wars action figure [Read More]

Custom Jakks 31″ 501st Legion Clone Trooper

Custom Jakks 31″ 501st Legion Clone Trooper

Javier created a very cool battle damaged Darth Vader a couple months back. His follow up? A custom 31″ 501st Legion Clone Trooper with battle damage, removable helmet and display base. Check it out after the jump. [Read More]

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

While attending the ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis yesterday, my son and I snapped quite a few pics of the various items we saw at the show.  Check them out here, and if you are located in the region, keep an eye on their site as soon they will be posting their 2015 [Read More]

Hot Toys Officially Announces 1/4 Scale Boba Fett (ROTJ)

Hot Toys Officially Announces 1/4 Scale Boba Fett (ROTJ)

The ink was barely dry from our previous report when Hot Toys released official imagery and details for their 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Figure via Facebook. The name “Boba Fett” is no stranger to all Star Wars fans. With his customized Mandalorian armor, deadly weaponry, [Read More]

New Hot Toys 1:4 Scale Boba Fett Images

New Hot Toys 1:4 Scale Boba Fett Images

Looks like those leaked images from a week back were accurate as Hot Toys has released official images of their upcoming 1:4 Scale Boba Fett figure. Thanks to Flyguy for the tip. [Read More]

Episode 44: Guardians of the Galaxy Far, Far Away

Even as the holidays quickly approach, the deluge of collecting news and speculation is flowing as fast as ever. On this week’s show, Flyguy and I break down the latest info from Hasbro, Sideshow, Bandai, S.H.Figuarts, Hot Wheels, and more. Gentle Giant looks to be [Read More]

New Gentle Giant Video Features New Product(s) Sneak Peek?

Our friends at YodasNews caught this video posted over on YouTube from Gentle Giant and within the footage, there appears to be several unreleased/unannounced products. Give it a watch and look for the 6″ TBS* Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan from The Phantom Menace; Rebel [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

DorksideToys has updated today with a daily deal for the Black Series 6″ Chewbacca for only $12.99 [Read More]

Target Exclusive Heroes and Villains Hero Series Variant

Target Exclusive Heroes and Villains Hero Series Variant

I happened to notice this variation today whilst roaming the aisles at Target. The Exclusive Hero Series Heroes and Villains 6 pack of figures now features a sticker on the front indicating the source material for the three non-Star Wars Rebels figures. Click the image [Read More]

Kotobukiya R2-C4 ARTFX+ Statue Now Available

Kotobukiya R2-C4 ARTFX+ Statue Now Available

R2-C4, much like another little R2 unit who went on to gain further fame, was an astromech droid under the service of the Royal Naboo Security Forces during the events of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. R2-C4 served with the pilots of the Naboo Royal Space Fighter [Read More]

2015 Star Wars Toy Line Speculations

2015 Star Wars Toy Line Speculations

We were invited by the team at JediBusiness to participate in a roundtable discussion with a few of the other collecting sites and friends on the web today. We were asked a few brief questions regarding our thoughts on what collectors can expect for 2015 and The Force [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Jabba the Hutt (TBS 6″)

Toyguide Update: Jabba the Hutt (TBS 6″)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the addition of the 6″ Deluxe Jabba the Hutt from The Black Series. PROS: Hasbro surprised the collecting community when they announced that they’d be tackling “beasts” in the 6″ scale and they got [Read More]

New Star Wars Items from Funko

Our friends at DorksideToys alert us to a few new product announcements (via ToyArk) from Funko. In the works for next year are Star Wars themed Wacky Wobblers for The Force Awakens and also a series of Hikari Star Wars figures that include Greedo, Clone Trooper, Wampa, [Read More]

Hero Series X-Wings on Clearance

Hero Series X-Wings on Clearance

The Hero Series X-Wing that Hasbro thought would inspire kids is now on clearance at Target, just two weeks before Christmas.  If you want this item, chance are it will be able to be had for less than one Andrew Jackson bill soon. [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

DorksideToys has updated today with a daily deal for the Black Series 6″ Clone Trooper for only $12.99 – a perfect price for customizers and army builders. [Read More]

Gentle Giant Site Upgrade Soon Plus Offering Custom 3D Services?

Next week, Gentle Giant will be refreshing their website featuring an all new look, new features and new URL, but more interesting is that they plan to offer (in the future) an avenue for talented 3D model builders a place to sell their designs. The new website will not [Read More]

S.H. Figuarts Death Star II Throne Room Diorama

S.H. Figuarts Death Star II Throne Room Diorama

A few weeks back we shared an article from JediDefender about new S.H. Figurarts figures on the way from Tamashii Nations including a Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker. It looks like they will also be offering a very cool Death Star II Throne Room Diorama as well. Click on [Read More]

New Bandai Samurai Stormtrooper Images

New Bandai Samurai Stormtrooper Images

New images for Bandai’s Movie Realization Samurai Stormtrooper have turn up online courtesy of S.I.C Lover on Facebook. Click on through to check out the gallery. Thanks to Brandon Flores for the heads up. [Read More]

Star Wars The Force Awakens Character Names

Entertainment Weekly has just posted info many of us have been waiting for – the official (partial) names of new characters from The Force Awakens! Head on over to check out cool introductory trading cards that give a little background for each character. [Read More]

Toyguide Update: 1:6 Scale Geonosis Battle Droid Commander & Count Dooku Hologram

Toyguide Update: 1:6 Scale Geonosis Battle Droid Commander & Count Dooku Hologram

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with a quick tour of the new 1:6 Scale Geonosis Battle Droid Commander from Sideshow Collectibles. PROS: A spot-on representation of the Battle Droid Commander from Attack of the Clones. Paint and sculpt are impeccable (as usual) as [Read More]

TBS Battle on Endor price reduction

TBS Battle on Endor price reduction

While at Toys”R”us yesterday, I noticed that the Toys”R”us exclusive Endor Battle pack was marked down to an everyday price of $79.99.  This may or may not be widespread, but if you are on the fence about this set – and especially if [Read More]

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