After a crazy week at work, it’s nice to kick back and enjoy some of the great customs by our forum members.
Leading things off, darthcrassus shows off his custom of Nomi Sunrider; you can see this and many more of his customs here.
If you’re a fan of furballs, then check out some cool new Ewok customs by forum member darthapathy too.
We’ve also got a huge update from forum newcomer nighthawk, who reminds us just how much fun clone customs can still be.
Last but not least, wraithnine shows off his latest astromech customs as well!
Highbridge Audio delivered to us today the two versions of the Limited Edition Radio Dramas for Star Wars: A New Hope. So, don’t forget to comment on our original announcement in order for your chance to win a set that includes two (2) exclusive Topps cards from their upcoming Star Wars Illustrated series. Watch for the Radio Drama and Topps card series to be in stores on November 6 along with the winners of our giveaway.
BFads.net has posted scans for Kmart’s Black Friday deals and it looks like the Scanning Crew and Ewok Catapult sets will be on sale for $11.99 and $16.99 respectively.
Thanks to JediDefender for the heads-up.
Update: the sale starts this sunday and runs through November.
StarWars.com has updated today with details surrounding the writing team and principle shooting timeframe for Episode VII. Head on over for the latest news straight from from Lucasfilm.
If you pre-ordered the Amazon exclusive Droid Factory wave, you may want to check your order status. Forum member JawaKing‘s order now shows as shipped, with an estimated arrival date of October 31.
Customizers participating in Yakfinities #50 also have a shot at winning these figures too (hint, hint)!
BBTS has updated today with new Transformers, Star Wars Black Series, Hot Toys, Thor, Predator, DC, Marvel, DBZ, Anime & More! Click on through for complete listings!
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Urban Collector has updated this week with several new pre-orders and new arrivals. Click on through to check out items from Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya and more.
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The new Kubrick drought continues as MedicomToy updates today with nary a Star Wars item save for a couple BAPE (Bathing Ape) Vinyl Collectible Dolls featuring Darth Vader and Stormtrooper. Each 7″ tall figure retails for about $100 US.
The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with a look at the Darth Vader “Dark Contemplation” Mythos Statue, the latest statue to be released from Sideshow’s Star Wars Mythos line.
PROS: While not perfect in its execution, the Vader Mythos statue is an amazing piece from concept to final production statue. It conveys a level of emotion and ambience that few display pieces have on the market today. The sculpting is very well done, capturing the iconic costume in nearly every detail. And then there are the alternate head portraits. Sideshow’s crafters included both an “aged” likeness (reminiscent of Sebastian Shaw in Return of the Jedi) as well as a more youthful visage that is very close in its likeness to Hayden Christensen in Revenge of the Sith. These portrait are scary in their realism and almost appear to be made of flesh and bone. They, in and of themselves, are their own pieces of art.
CONS: Initial prototype imagery depicted Vader with a different pose for his right arm/fist and I think that would have improved the presentation even more than the production arm included. Also shown was an alternate arm revealing his cybernetic hand that too would have been great to have offered. Finally, the portraits revealing the human Anakin head are missing the breathing nozzles for the mask again as shown in the prototype.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this piece is worth adding to your collection.
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Yakface Reader Ryan M. Writes in with a troubling email from Amazon regarding his TBS Wave 2 pre-order.
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