Sideshow Collectibles has made the 12″ Ultimate Unison Luke Skywalker available for pre-order. This high-end piece features a highly articulated body, detailed outfit based on his appearance in Star Wars: A New Hope and includes an illuminating lightsaber accessory! Head to SideshowToy.com for the full details and preview image gallery.
Tonight we highlight the latest photonovel chapter from Yakface forum member Darth Kikinou –Guardians of Peace and Justice -Episode III Part 1.
This installment brings to light a great fan fiction perspective on the events leading up the rise of power of Darth Sidious… kick back and enjoy all the hard work that was put into bringing you this latest installment after the jump!
We’ve opened a thread in our forums asking what are you anticipating and/or looking forward to see at this year’s Toy Fair. It’s hard to believe it’s only 6 weeks away!
As Star Wars Action News continues it’s look back on 2010 in Star Wars Collecting, Marjorie, Arnie, Nathan, Brock, Steve, Jerry, and Berent reflect on 2010 higher end offerings, including the Gentle Giant 12″ Vintage Replicas, busts, and maquettes, Sideshow Premium Format EU figures, Kotobukia Art FX and Art FX Plus statues, eFX stunt and studio scale models, and more!
Also a look back on 2010’s biggest Star Wars movement, the girl geek fad. With the explosion of Her Universe, the viral videos by Team Unicorn, and more, we look back on what made 2010 the year of the female Star Wars fan.
This figure is part of the Target Exclusive Clone Wars 2-pack along side the Special Ops Clone Trooper that our friends at Sandtroopers revealed back in November.
The holidays were good to us here at Yakface and we thought what better way to show our thanks and appreciation than to spread some of it back to you our readers! Head to our facebook page and discover how you can win a set of 3 figures from last year’s hard-to-find Toys”R”Us exclusive wave of Expanded Universe figures!
Our friends at Galactic Hunter have posted a concise “Year in Review” reflecting on highs and low of collecting and events for 2010 along with their “Best of” breakdown. Check it out.
Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have put together a very informative, entertaining and surely discussion creating comparo between the Kenner Vintage figures and their modern day equivalents. Head on over and give it a read!
As we pass Christmas and approach the New Year, the staff of Star Wars Action News gather to look back on what 2010 meant for Star Wars collectors. In this first part of our 2010 in review series, Arnie, Marjorie, Jerry, Steve, Berent, and Justin from Marvelicious Toys look back on Hasbro’s 2010 offerings. From the Toys R Us exclusive EU wave and Force Unleashed 5-packs to the Vintage collection, Mighty Muggs, Slave I, and the AT-AT, we run down what excited us most and what we are hoping for in 2011!
Happy New Year from all of us at Yakface.com
LAST CHANCE- year end clearance sale at K & C Collectibles! This is your last change for the below items and much more. They will be gone January 1st, 2011 to make way for new Star Wars Collectibles in 2011. When you purchase $80.00 or more in merchandise take 15% off. This is one day only event Friday December 31st, 2010. The discount code is “yearend”. Offer not valid on pre-order items.
In Stock: Clone Wars Figure with Vehicle:
Armored Scout Tank with Tactical Droid
Freeco Speeder with Clone Trooper
BARC Speeder Bike with Obi-Wan Kenobi
Mandalorian Speeder with Mandalorian Warrior
Naboo Star Skiff with Anakin Skywalker
Pirate Speeder Bike with Cad Bane
Anakin Skywalker and Can-Cell
In Stock: Clone Wars 2-Pack:
Senate Commando Captain & Senate Commando
Cad Band and IG-86
In Stock: Clone Wars Battle Packs:
Battle of Orto Plutonia
Invasion of Utapau
Hostage Crisis – includes DVD
The Hidden Enemy – includes DVD
Clone Commando Squad – 4 pack
Anti-Hailfire Droid Squad
In Stock: Geonosis Arena 2-Packs:
Obi-Wan Kenobi & Super Battle Droid – #1 of 6 – 2010 Edition
Rodian Jedi & Battle Droid – #2 of 6 – 2010 Edition
Nicanas Tassu & Count Dooku – #5 of 6 – 2010 Edition
In Stock: Mini Muggs:
Set 1 – Bossk – Boba Fett – IG-88
Set 3 – Cad Bane – General Grievous – Captain Rex
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Now that Christmas this year has passed, what you see on the shelves at retail is a good indicator of how well Hasbro’s AT-AT sold this year.
We’re curious to hear how this thing sold in everyone’s neck of the woods. We invite you all to share your reports after the jump!
While checking out my local Target this morning I ran into the several new Lego Star Wars sets been reset after the aisle’s decimation during the holidays:
7869 Battle For Geonosis $29.99
7913 Clone Trooper Battle Pack $10.99
7914 Mandalorian Battle Pack $10.99
7915 Imperial V-wing Starfighter $24.99
7929 The Battle of Naboo $29.99
7930 Bounty Hunter Assault Gunship $49.99
7931 T-6 Jedi Shuttle $79.99
So if Lego is your thing and you’ve got a few extra credits burning a hole in your pocket, you can start checking your Target stores this week.
For all you Rebel Pilot fanatics, Toys”R”us is offering these up for pre-order online, with a special Buy 2 Get 1 Free Promotion. That’s a pretty tough price to pass up, but remember this is an online promotion only. Thanks to our forum members for the heads up!