Case Breakdown for TVC Wave 5

Various e-tailers have posted the case breakout for the upcoming wave 5 for the Vintage Collection:

1x Anakin Skywalker
1x General Grievous with Cape
1x Sandtrooper
1x Yoda
1x Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
1x Clone Trooper
1x Luke Skywalker (Ep IV)
1x R5-D4 (Ep IV)
1x Stormtrooper
1x Han Solo (EP IV)
1x Clone Commander Gree
1x Darth Vader

As you can see, this wave doubles-up on a lot of character/figures (2 different Lukes, 2 different clones, 2 different stormtroopers, etc.) but most interesting is that Yoda as found a new home with this wave. Wedge on the other hand is still M.I.A.

Episode 275: The Lego Pen Is Mightier Than The Lightsaber Pen

As we move into the final week before Christmas it’s catch-up time on Star Wars Action News as Marjorie and Arnie run down the latest half-off Star Wars toy sales for the last minute Christmas shopper (or bargain collector), and they review a number of new items including the lightsaber pens from, new Lego pens appearing in the toy aisle of Toys R Us, and Gentle Giant’s 2-1B mini-bust.

Plus the reviews continue as they look at StarWarsShop’s wampa rug (and you should see the pictures of Jar Jar chilling on the rug!), Hasbro’s remote control Hailfire Droid, and even a review of Robot Chicken’s latest Star Wars special!

All this, plus your voicemails and more, on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!

You can download this week’s show here or use the direct links: Audio Only or Enhanced

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Tonight we spotlight some more great work from Yakface forum members!

Leading things off we take a closer look at Peakob1‘s outstanding Ziro the Hutt.

After that, be sure to check out Darth Daddy’s custom Ithorian and much more here.

For a chance of pace, check out DanoftheDead‘s custom Cobra Commander and some cool Left for Dead customs in his customs thread.

Last but certainly not least, forumite Klangck has updated with a realistic version of the Clone Wars character, Embo. Be sure to check out his work here.

Sideshow Collectibles: Star Wars News Aplenty

Sideshow Collectibles latest newsletter is chock full of Star Wars related product information and special savings!

First up, for a limited time when you place an order for the Emperor Palpatine 12″ figure and histhrone, you’ll receive 15% off ($20) the throne’s price. Both items are in-stock and ready to ship.

Next, if you purchase the Princess Leia vs Jabba the Hutt Diorama, you’ll receive FREE shipping (for a limited time).

Looking for that perfect centerpiece in your collection? The product page for the Boba Fett Life-Size Bust has been updated with new images for your review and it is sure to be the perfect prize for your display.

Finally, Commander Cody’s product page has been updated so you can get a full 360º view of this highly-detailed piece before it starts to ship in the next few months. And while the exclusive versionsold out, you can be put on the Wait List or you can pre-order the regular version.

Endor Bonus Mission for TFU2 Now Available

LucasArts is pleased to announce the release of the Endor Bonus Mission as downloadable content for The Force Unleashed II on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Fans of the first Force Unleashed game will be familiar with the format — once again players will continue the storyline from the ‘Dark Side’ ending, controlling the Dark Apprentice as he continues his mission of ridding the galaxy of Jedi. Previously fans have had a chance to return to iconic planets like Tatooine or Hoth as they battled with Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker. The latest DLC continues this tradition.

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