Episode 366: NYCC Toy Hunter

New York Comic Con was a great time for Star Wars fans. From new toy reveals from Hasbro and their Angry Birds Star Wars to new collectible and product announcements from Hallmark, Kotobukiya, and more, and convention veteran Mitchell Hallock was on-hand to cover it all. Join us on Star Wars Action News this week to hear his recollection of the con, along with interviews with Kotobukiya, Hallmark, Comic Images, and a discussion of Star Wars toys with Toy Hunter Hembrough!

Also on this week’s show, Johnathan joins us to discuss his latest finds in store, on line, and a special vintage purchase.

With a Vinylmation contest winner and more, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!

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Facebook Preview: 1:6 Scale STAP and Battle Droid

As a treat to our growing number of Facebook followers, we’ve posted an advance preview gallery showcasing the 1:6 scale STAP with Battle Droid from Sideshow Collectibles. SSC has really outdone themselves with this piece in terms of detail, functionality and overall aesthetic. This will be an excellent centerpiece for any collection. Stay tuned as we prep our full toyguide entry.

Follow DASH Around the Web for Chances to Win

By now you’ve probably noticed that DASH gives away tons of figures to our registered members, but Collector-ActionFigures.com isn’t the only place you can win new toys for nothing more than your support. There are lots of ways to win free figures, as long as you keeping following DASH around the web.

For instance, collectors following DASH on Facebook are not only discussing toys, sharing links, and getting exclusive content, they’re also getting bonus chances to win free toys and other prizes.  Followers of DASH on Twitter are keeping up with the latest news, gossip, and photos, as well as getting their own exclusive contests and giveaways. If those aren’t enough ways to follow DASH, look for us on Pinterest, Google+, and YouTube for more ways to engage with our wonderful community.

It’s easy to experience the internet’s best collection management system, comprehensive action figure values, a great marketplace, and tens of thousands of other collectors right alongside you when you visit Collector-ActionFigures.  But don’t limit yourself to just our site, branch out and explore our community everywhere it exists across the internet. If you do, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to win a free toy eventually.

Current Contests from DASH

Til All Are Won, Series 1 Round 1 – Win a Halo 4 Master Chief, Universal Studios Monsters Phantom of the Opera, or a Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime. Details on Facebook. Ends October 22nd, 2012.

TRU MTT Price Hike Hijinks

We’ve all wondered why Toys”R”Us has had the ridiculous price of $179.99 (and as high as $208.99) on the MTT while other stores have had it in the $130 range. Some have even speculated that it was because it was going on sale in the future and this was to offset the future sale price. Today we can confirm that is the case as Toys”R”Us Big Toy Book will feature a coupon for $50 off. The coupon goes into effect on 10/28 and valid until 11/21. What a joke.

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