From Chris at Sandtroopers.com
We’d like to thank all of our affiliates and friends in the Force that have made the past 15 years simply amazing. This month Sandtroopers.com kicked off the 15th Anniversary celebration at their Sponsor Brian’s Toys. Make sure to check out the new video clips that feature never before seen footage of Brian’s Toys and his personal collection and stay tuned as we are putting together additional photos from the tour. We’ll also be dropping many giveaway prizes to celebrate a decade and a half of service to the collecting community!”
With few new Hasbro Star Wars toys showing up in stores, Star Wars collectors and podcast hosts Marjorie and Arnie must look online to build their collection. On this week’s podcast, they review two new mail-order additions to their collection! First, they review the Brian’s Toys exclusive Jocasta Nu action figure from Hasbro. Then they look at the first statue in Kotobukiya’s new Star Wars Bishoujo line–Jaina Solo.
Star Wars Action News segment host Nathan P. Butler has also kept busy collecting the variant covers for Dark Horse’s new Star Wars #1 comic book. How many covers are there and how far will Nathan go to get them all? Listen to this week’s podcast to find out!
With a UK collecting report by Steve “The Gingerprince” and Johnathan giving tips on collecting the Yoda carded Clone Wars and Movie Heroes figures, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!
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Brian’s Toys has released their latest newsletter this week. Check out the newest pre-orders from Hasbro and Sideshow, helmets from eFX Collectibles, several retired LEGO Star Wars sets, Vintage Kenner items and more.
Brian’s Toys has issued their latest newsletter this week. Click on through to check out their newest arrivals from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, Sideshow, Medicom, Vintage Kenner items and more!
The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with the addition of Jocasta Nu from the Vintage Collection.
PROS: As one of the perennial recipients of votes in fans’ choice polls for years, Hasbro has treated collectors to a very nice figure as the design is solid and the deco is equally well done. Jocasta is presented in an attractive display box and includes a ton of accessories, one of the coolest being the Dooku “Lost Twenty” bust with hidden holocron.
CONS: For me? None. Others on the other hand seem to have a gripe with the price and/or the way this figure is distributed, but in the end you must, as they say “vote with your dollar” and let those who’ve wanted this figure enjoy it.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.
You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.
Facebook follower Wesley F. posted on our Facebook wall that he received his Brian’s Toys Exclusive Jocasta Nu today via UPS. For those that ordered early, expect to receive your orders soon as well.
Brian’s Toys has updated this week with several new pre-order and in-stock items from Hasbro, Sideshow, Master Replicas, Gentle Giant and Acme Archives as well as the addition of several new Vintage Kenner pieces from playsets to vehicles. Check them all out in Brian’s Toys latest newsletter!
That’s right, with just 2 weeks until Celebration VI, we only have 10 tickets left for our not-to-be-missed Yakface/Star Wars Action News Fan Party! Your ticket will not only get you fed, but also our exclusive shirt illustrated by Mark McKenna plus a shot at a ton of prizes from Hasbro (TVC action figures & more), Sideshow (12″ figures), Mimoco (USB flash drives), Her Universe (clothing), Brian’s Toys (Force FX Lightsaber), K & C Collectibles ($100 in gift certificates) and much more!
Brian’s Toys has released their latest newsletter and in it, they announce that pre-orders for Jocasta Nu will now be charged at time of shipping after initially charging at the time of pre-order. If you were on the fence before, maybe this will help you in your collecting decision. Head to Brian’s Toys to pre-order yours today.
Our friends at Sandtroopers.com have posted new details surrounding the Brian’s Toys Exclusive Jocasta Nu figure. Head on over to their facebook page to check out what she’s hiding under her bust.