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Episode 438: Tarkin ‘Bout Toys

Brock reviews James Lucino’s new novel TARKIN, Jerry looks back at Vintage-era Star Wars books, and Marjorie and Arnie look at figures hitting stores and the sold-out Hot Toys exclusive Shadow Stormtrooper! It’s been a long time since Star Wars action figure [Read More]

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

While attending the ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis yesterday, my son and I snapped quite a few pics of the various items we saw at the show.  Check them out here, and if you are located in the region, keep an eye on their site as soon they will be posting their 2015 [Read More]

Episode 44: Guardians of the Galaxy Far, Far Away

Even as the holidays quickly approach, the deluge of collecting news and speculation is flowing as fast as ever. On this week’s show, Flyguy and I break down the latest info from Hasbro, Sideshow, Bandai, S.H.Figuarts, Hot Wheels, and more. Gentle Giant looks to be [Read More]

New Gentle Giant Video Features New Product(s) Sneak Peek?

Our friends at YodasNews caught this video posted over on YouTube from Gentle Giant and within the footage, there appears to be several unreleased/unannounced products. Give it a watch and look for the 6″ TBS* Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan from The Phantom Menace; Rebel [Read More]

Target Exclusive Heroes and Villains Hero Series Variant

Target Exclusive Heroes and Villains Hero Series Variant

I happened to notice this variation today whilst roaming the aisles at Target. The Exclusive Hero Series Heroes and Villains 6 pack of figures now features a sticker on the front indicating the source material for the three non-Star Wars Rebels figures. Click the image [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Jabba the Hutt (TBS 6″)

Toyguide Update: Jabba the Hutt (TBS 6″)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the addition of the 6″ Deluxe Jabba the Hutt from The Black Series. PROS: Hasbro surprised the collecting community when they announced that they’d be tackling “beasts” in the 6″ scale and they got [Read More]

Hero Series X-Wings on Clearance

Hero Series X-Wings on Clearance

The Hero Series X-Wing that Hasbro thought would inspire kids is now on clearance at Target, just two weeks before Christmas.  If you want this item, chance are it will be able to be had for less than one Andrew Jackson bill soon. [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

Sponsor News: DorksideToys Daily Deal

DorksideToys has updated today with a daily deal for the Black Series 6″ Clone Trooper for only $12.99 – a perfect price for customizers and army builders. [Read More]

TBS Battle on Endor price reduction

TBS Battle on Endor price reduction

While at Toys”R”us yesterday, I noticed that the Toys”R”us exclusive Endor Battle pack was marked down to an everyday price of $79.99.  This may or may not be widespread, but if you are on the fence about this set – and especially if [Read More]

New Yakfinities Polling

New Yakfinities Polling

A new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge is scheduled to kick off on January 1st, but before that can happen we need to decide on the theme.  Help us decide on the next category by heading on over to the forums and casting your vote by clicking here! [Read More]

Previews/Hasbro Exclusive Star Wars #1 Variant

Previews/Hasbro Exclusive Star Wars #1 Variant

Yet another cover variant has been announced for Marvel’s Star Wars #1 which will be exclusive to NY Toy Fair: To celebrate the return of Star Wars comic books to Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys and Diamond Comic Distributors have created a unique Star Wars #1 – [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Snowtrooper (SL12)

Toyguide Update: Snowtrooper (SL12)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at the Snowtrooper (SL12). PROS: Behind the Stormtrooper and Luke Skywalker figures, the Snowtrooper is one of the best Original Trilogy [Read More]

Episode 43: The Artists Awaken

Pretty much everyone is still living in the afterglow of last week’s teaser for The Force Awakens as customizers and artist continue to crank out amazing works from only a few seconds of footage. Collecting has been relatively quiet from Hasbro, but high-end & import [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Obi-Wan Kenobi (SL11)

Toyguide Update: Obi-Wan Kenobi (SL11)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Obi-Wan Kenobi (SL11). PROS: Again, this was one of the figures I missed in early 2014 due to the last wave of the previous line look [Read More]

Rykrof Enloe Returns…

Rykrof Enloe Returns…

The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series returns today with an all-new installment in the series – Veils of Deceit! Check out this new chapter in our forums, which is filled with all kinds of new custom figures and dioramas after the jump! [Read More]

Yakfinities #54 Continues…

Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge runs through December 31, and the theme of Order 66 Survivors grants all customizers a lot of freedom to make some great fan-fiction figures. As always, we’ll have some cool prizes for a few random entries.  Head on over [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

Check out all that’s in stock this week, and available for pre-order at Dorksidetoys.com. Join us on our Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr & Facebook pages for regular toy news and new stock, sale and pre-order alerts, movie news, trailers and more. [Read More]

Amazon Exclusive Jedi Force Pack Now Available

Amazon Exclusive Jedi Force Pack Now Available

Amazon.com is now taking orders for their exclusive Playskool Heroes Star Wars Jedi Force Imperial Forces 6-pack. This set includes a Snowtrooper, Sandtrooper, Stormtrooper, Blackhole Stormtrooper, Scout Trooper and TIE Fighter Pilot Thanks to our friends at JediNews for [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Luke Skywalker (SL10)

Toyguide Update: Luke Skywalker (SL10)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Luke Skywalker (SL10). PROS: This was one of the figures I missed in early 2014 (due to “last wave syndrome” of the [Read More]

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

Starting today through midnight Cyber Monday, December 1st, 2014, K & C Collectibles is offering 10% off all in-stock merchandise. In addition we are offering FREE Shipping for those orders over $90.  Your shipping address must be within the continental USA. Offer [Read More]

Episode 42: The Fandom Awakens

After a day that is surely to be long-remembered, Yakface and Flyguy are back this week to discuss the new teaser trailer for The Force Awakens! But before we get to that, we run down the latest in collecting news from Hasbro, Hot Toys, Anovos and more while we also touch [Read More]

That Explains It…

That Explains It…

Jonny sends in this oddly appropriate error figure today at his local Toys”R”Us. No wonder they can’t hit anything. [Read More]

Sponsor News: K & C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles is offering FREE SHIPPING to all customers who order $25+ and your shipping address is within the continental USA starting November 23rd, 2014 through November 26th, 2014. [Read More]

20% off Star Wars @ Toys”R”us

20% off Star Wars @ Toys”R”us

Toys”R”us has another sale going on with Star Wars – the new 20% promotion runs through Wednesday, 11/26.  Many items are also on sale online but be advised that most LEGO items are excluded from any sale price. Note that Transformers merchandise are [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: Final Chapter 7 Previews

The Enloe Trials: Final Chapter 7 Previews

The next installment in the adventures of Rykrof Enloe is almost here.  Until then, we’ve got a few more previews! Check them out after the jump! [Read More]

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