ToyMan Returns – December 12

This Sunday is the last ToyMan collector show of 2010 and wraps up another great year for this popular collector show.

You never know what you’ll find but there’s always a ton of Star Wars items ranging from vintage to the latest Hasbro releases. And with Christmas right around the corner, there’s sure to be more deals to go around for everyone.

So if you’re in the St. Louis area, head to for more details.

Episode 273: A Spoonful of Star Wars with Robot Chicken!

On December 19 a Star Wars trilogy comes to its conclusion – the Robot Chicken Star Wars trilogy! Trailers have appeared online in the past week, and now Seth and Matt join Arnie and Marjorie on Star Wars Action News to discuss why this is their favorite of the three Star Wars Robot Chicken specials, how this episode is a bit different than the past two, and they even discuss a little bit about their upcoming new Star Wars animated series! Plus, does George Lucas get food trapped in that beard? Listen to this week’s show to find out!

Also this week, Steve, the Gingerprince, reports in from London’s Collectormania event and gives you a chance to win a picture hand-signed by everyone’s favorite Gungan, and Berent has an interview with Bwana Spoons and his Spoonful of Star Wars action figure paintings from DesignerCon in Pasadena!

All this, and cheap AT-ATs and Hailfire droids on this week’s Star Wars Action News!

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

VC24 Wooof

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with the addition of Wooof from the Vintage Collection’s Return of the Jedi wave.

PROS: Marking one of the first truly new character offerings in a long time, Wooof gets his own figure since 1983 (collectors remember him then as “Klaatu”). Wooof features all the articulation one would expect and has an all-new sculpt for the body. (Head is a revised Giran sculpt). Well accessorized too with Vibro Ax (also from Giran), Blaster, removable helmet and bandolier.

CONS: Helmet is a little loose on the head and the skin tone is akin to a lime, but otherwise a totally solid figure worth repeat purchases.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.

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