Category Archives: Collecting News

Toyguide Update: “Rebel Set” (Target Excl.)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with final exclusive “Special Action Figure Set” from Target for the Vintage Collection. Rounding out this series is the “Rebel Set” featuring 2-1B, Leia (Hoth Outfit) and the Rebel Commando.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and a breakdown of this set to judge for yourself whether it’s worth adding to your collection.

You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.

Episode 295: Excited to Feel Blu

Starwars.com promised on May 4th all will be revealed. Star Wars fans refreshed with baited breath, crashing the servers with the demand for the information – the details of the first high definition home video release of the Star Wars saga! With a 9 disc set, including over 30 hours of additional materials if you buy the 6-film set, it’s an exciting time to be a videophile Star Wars fan! Listen to this week’s Star Wars Action News as Marjorie and Arnie run down what was revealed, and play some listener voicemails as well as Nathan and Brock giving their thoughts on the Blu Ray release details!

Also on this week’s podcast, Star Wars playing cards, Target exclusive 3-packs, Sideshow Cantina Band releases, and more! So listen now to Star Wars Action News!

You can download this week’s show from swactionnews.com or use the direct links:

Regular Version:
http://www.swactionnews.com/Podcasts/SWAN295.MP3

Enhanced Version
http://www.swactionnews.com/Podcasts/Enhanced/SWAN295.M4A

Toyguide Update: “Hero Set” (Target Excl.)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with a series of additions covering the exclusive “Special Action Figure Sets” from Target for the Vintage Collection. Next up: The “Hero Set” featuring Luke X-Wing Pilot, Ben Kenobi and Han Solo.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and a breakdown of this set to judge for yourself whether it’s worth adding to your collection.

You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.

New This Week from K & C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles has received the new Vintage 3-Packs. The new monthly pre-orders have also been posted to our site.

New: Vintage Collection:
Vintage 3-Pack – Set of 3 includes:
Set 1 (Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, Death Squad Commander)
Set 2 (Luke X-Wing Pilot, Ben Kenobi, Han Solo)
Set 3 (2-1B, Leia (Hoth Outfit), Rebel Commander)

Wave 5 Unpunched:
VC20 – Yoda
VC38 – Clone Trooper 212th Battalion
VC39 – Luke Skywalker Death Star Escape
VC40 – R5-D4
VC41 – Stormtrooper
VC42 – Han Solo Yavin Ceremony
VC43 – Commander Gree

Pre-Order – by May 25th, 2011
Jawa with Collector Magazine #31
IG-88 with Collector Magazine #32
Dooku Solar Sailer with Collector Magazine #75
Neimoidian Shuttle with Collectors Magazine #76
Kenner Death Squad Commander 12 inch Action Figure
Commander Gree 1/10 Scale Resin Statue
Commander Neyo 1/10 Scale Resin Statue
Kashyyyk Trooper 1/10 Scale Resin Statue
Female Stormtrooper Statue
Kit Fisto Mini Bust
Darth Vader Final Battle

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Toyguide Update: “Villain Set” (Target Excl.)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with a series of additions covering the exclusive “Special Action Figure Sets” from Target for the Vintage Collection. First up: The “Villain Set” featuring a Stormtrooper, Darth Vader and the Death Squad Commander.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and a breakdown of this set to judge for yourself whether it’s worth adding to your collection.

You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.

 

Toyguide Update: VC49 Fi-Ek Sirch (Variant)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with the addition of the latest variant from the Vintage Collection: VC49 Fi-Ek Sirch (Jedi Knight).

This running change revises the pale blue lightsaber which shipped in this figure’s original run and replaced it with a darker, more vibrant blue mold.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this variation is worth adding to your collection.

You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.