In case you’re debating about whether or not to hit stores this morning – braving the onslaught of other deal seekers – maybe this will help. Target is offering up to 50% off their latest exclusives. Look for discounts of the ESB 9-pack, Clone Wars 2-packs, Mini Muggs and more!
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 Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
1x Clone Trooper
1x Luke Skywalker (Ep IV)
1x R5-D4 (Ep IV)
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.
Our pals at Jedi Temple Archives have revealed Sideshow’s plans for 12″ scale Cantina Band Member(s) in their 2011 Product Calendar. Head over to JTA for a closer look-see.
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 Starwarsshop.com, 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!
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.
Adidas has revealed the next 4 designs in there popular Adidas/Star Wars footwear line. The new designs include AT-AT Driver, Darth Vader, Emperor’s Royal Guard and Emperor Palaptine. Head over to soleredemption.com for the full details.
Sideshow Collectibles latest newsletter is chock full of Star Wars related product information and special savings!
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.
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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