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Hasbro Toy Talk by Jodo: Part 4

Hasbro Toy Talk by Jodo: Part 4

Forum member Jodo has posted a new bit on his blog about the current state of Hasbro’s Star Wars lineup.  In particular, a focus on what so many of us encounter when we walk into a retail store, planning to spend some money on the brand, but just can’t find [Read More]

New Black Series Stormtrooper Change

New Black Series Stormtrooper Change

Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives are reporting that the new Black Series Stormtrooper (found at Toys”R”us) features some different parts than the most recent mold, including a new helmet.  Is this a leap forward, or a step back? Head on over for the [Read More]

New Black Series 3.75″ Found

New Black Series 3.75″ Found

The latest additions to the 3.75″ Black Series line have been found on the pegs in the U.S.  Probably not at a place you’d expect, and even less likely at prices you will be thrilled about… head on over to the forums for more details. [Read More]

Rykrof Enloe Returns

Rykrof Enloe Returns

The adventures of Rykrof Enloe return to the Yakface Forums today, as the former Clone Wars hero finds himself mixed up in his first major battle of the Galactic Civil War.  Head on over to the forums for the full chapter; The 8th Trial:  Catastrophe after the jump! [Read More]

Hasbro Toy Shop Price Hike

Hasbro Toy Shop Price Hike

After listing some upcoming 3.75″ scale Black Series figures for $9.99 last week, Hasbrotoyshop.com has bumped up the price by three bucks.  Special thanks to forum member darth_sidious for this information. Personal Note:  As for myself, I was on the fence with [Read More]

Imperial Troop Transport @ TRU

Imperial Troop Transport @ TRU

Slowly but surely, Hasbro’s Imperial Troop Transport is making its way into Toys”R”us stores.  Has it shown up in your area yet?  Share your reports after the jump! [Read More]

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Once again we stop to take look at more great custom figures being made by various members of our forum community! First up, I-am-Boba-Fett has created a fantastic female Mandalorian that you won’t want to miss – check out several images of this awesome figure [Read More]

Yakfinities #55: Roundup Report

Yakfinities #55:  Roundup Report

Our latest Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has wrapped up!  We ended up with over 40 unique custom Bounty Hunters!  Head on over to the forums for a fully gallery of the entries and see which random entries are walking away with and some Hasbro action figures as [Read More]

Which One’s the Smuggler?

Which One’s the Smuggler?

Forum member Darth Vlad’s Clone has shared nearly a dozen pics for your viewing pleasure of the new 6″ Black Series Han Solo in Stormtrooper gear – all side by side with the standard Stormtrooper.  Check out the pics, and let’s hear your thoughts in [Read More]

Off Topic – Jurassic World Toys at TRU

Off Topic – Jurassic World Toys at TRU

Hasbro’s new Jurassic World line has been spotted at Toys”R”us, apparently breaking a “street date” of May 11.  Head on over to the forums for a closer look at some of the toys they had already put out – and share your thoughts on [Read More]

In 2005, The Force Was Alive

In 2005, The Force Was Alive

A decade ago, a lot of us were in Star Wars collecting heaven with the ROTS product launch, and literally throwing our money at Star Wars as we ate up the action figure line.  Our good friends at jeditemplearchives have posted some great pics of the retail launch back [Read More]

Upcoming Black Series Carded Shots

Upcoming Black Series Carded Shots

VolkerC has posted some more carded images of upcoming 3.75″ and 6″ scale figures from The Black Series via starwars-figuren.com.  Check them out, and share your thoughts in our forums. UPDATE: You can check out unwatermarked versions at DorksideToys Facebook [Read More]

Boxed Upcoming 6″ Scale Black Series

Boxed Upcoming 6″ Scale Black Series

Volkerc has posted some good shots of the upcoming 6″ scale IG-88, Commander Cody and Princess Leia figures.  Check out full sized pics here, and share your thoughts in our forums. [Read More]

When Toy Runs are Depressing… Customize!

When Toy Runs are Depressing… Customize!

Retail toy runs have been quite depressing for some time now for a lot of us, but with some spare parts, a touch of paint and a bit of effort, I always find that customizing can add a lot of magic back into the hobby. Head on over to the forums for a closer look at a [Read More]

If TFA is 5POA, will you still play?

If TFA is 5POA, will you still play?

There’s rumblings among fans (though nothing is confirmed, so don’t freak out yet) that Hasbro may be abandoning the quality of figures so many of us have grown to know and love over the years in favor of a 5POA-only line for the upcoming Episode VII 3.75″ [Read More]

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

Customizing legend sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm.  Work from some of the Yakface forum members your are familiar with will be featured in this panel.  This will be the second time [Read More]

What to Expect with The Black Series?

What to Expect with The Black Series?

Our good friends at Jedi Temple Archives have posted some details regarding what we may expect to see in terms of which 3.75″ figures will be seeing higher production runs than others (i.e., which individual figures will be offered as full case assortments to [Read More]

Toy Hunter Returns to ToyMan Collector Show

Toy Hunter Returns to ToyMan Collector Show

This past weekend, the ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis once again featured special guest, Toy Hunter Jordan Hembrough! While checking out the goods from the 200+ dealers on hand, I snapped quite a few pics of various items for sale at this ever-growing [Read More]

ToyMan Collector Show: March 8

The ToyMan Collector Show returns to St. Louis on Sunday, March 8. With  over 180 dealer tables, you never know what vintage or new Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers or He-Man items you might find, and often at great prices!  For more details, check out their official [Read More]

Wal-Mart Awakens

Wal-Mart Awakens

Tonight I swung by Wal-Mart, and questioned why I even waste my time there anymore.  But to my surprise, I walked by the pallets and saw a fresh case of Wave 1 Rebels figures.  Perhaps this is an isolated chance of dumb luck, but I’m sure we’ll be seeing [Read More]

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Hasbro’s take on Chopper from Star Wars Rebels is a fun little droid, but unfortunately it falls short a bit in the articulation department.  While it’s a figure that my son loves, I wanted something a little different that fit in better with my collection, so [Read More]

Signs of Life at Target

Signs of Life at Target

Reports are coming in that Target stores across the United States are starting to receive singles here and there of the second wave of Rebels figures (already in the past week, I’ve seen more of these figures than all of Wave 1 combined since they were first [Read More]

Custom Agent Kallus w/ Super Articulation

Custom Agent Kallus w/ Super Articulation

Today we share another simple way to make a super articulated Rebels figure, Agent Kallus! Head on over to the forums for a closer look – while it’s not screen accurate, it’s a pretty easy way to make your Agent Kallus fit into your realistic collection a [Read More]

Custom AT-DP Driver w/ Super Articulation

Custom AT-DP Driver w/ Super Articulation

A lot of our readers find the Rebels figure line intriguing (when they can actually find them in stores), but frustrating because so many of us would like for the figures to have more articulation, or even have more of a hybrid/realistic appearance. There’s a few [Read More]

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Tonight we give thanks to a few of the many customizers who grace our forums by showcasing some of their work in our latest customizer spotlight. First up, forumite Grimace shares a ton of custom mini-rigs he has completed, along with an impressive gallery of customs [Read More]

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