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Yakfinities #54 Continues…

Yakfinities #54 Continues…

The current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge continues through December 31, which gives all customizers plenty of time to create their own Order 66 Survivor!  Head on over to the forums to submit your own custom, or just to enjoy the great work by other fans from around [Read More]

Episode 41: It’s Not Wise To Upset A Mouse

Yakface and Flyguy are back again this week as we discuss new Black Series 6” figures landing at Target, the release of new product images for Saga Legends and Mission Series for 2015 as well as Hasbro’s failed suicide attempt/merger with DreamWorks. Sideshow and Gentle [Read More]

New Product Hitting Toys”R”us

New Product Hitting Toys”R”us

After a very tough run for Star Wars at retail, it seems like things are actually starting to improve – especially at Toys”R”us.  Today I ran into the best selection of action-figure related Star Wars merchandise that I’ve seen anywhere in a long, [Read More]

6″ Black Series Wave 6 Hitting Retail

6″ Black Series Wave 6 Hitting Retail

Rebelscum has posted a report that wave 6 of the 6″ Black Series assortment (which includes Yoda, TIE Pilot and the Clone Trooper Sergeant) has started to hit retail. Head on over for the full details. Update: These figures were found at Target [Read More]

Special Vehicle Packs Now $9.99

Our friend Jesse from JediDefender reports via Twitter that his local Kmart is still putting out the Hasbro Special Value Offer Vehicle packs but they are now only $9.99 [Read More]

One Day Sale at Toys”R”Us – Today Only!

One Day Sale at Toys”R”Us – Today Only!

Toys”R”us is having a one-day sale that appears to have slipped under the radar – the Battle on Endor Battle Pack!  Most of us already have the pack-ins from this set and it seems many of our forum members see this set as a waste of time, but it’s [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Clone Trooper (SL08)

Toyguide Update: Clone Trooper (SL08)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebel/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at the Clone Trooper (SL08). PROS: If you liked the first release, hooray! Here is another shot at it. CONS: Meh. Nothing particularly [Read More]

Target Exclusive Vehicles with Figures Hitting

Target Exclusive Vehicles with Figures Hitting

The new Rebels vehicles have been showing up at various retailers recently, and now Target stores are getting in on the fun with their exclusive versions, which come with bonus pack-in figures.  For $24.99 it’s hard to find anything complain about – even when [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. PLUS A PREVIEW OF BLACK FRIDAY PROMOTIONS. Join us on our Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr & Facebook pages for regular toy news and new stock, sale and pre-order [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Jango Fett (SL07)

Toyguide Update: Jango Fett (SL07)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebel/Saga Legends 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Jango Fett (SL07) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: Despite its limited POA design, this sculpt for Jango gives any of the super [Read More]

Episode 40: Like A Bossk

Our show returns this week as Flyguy and I discuss the latest in Star Wars news and collecting. A quiet week overall but it livened up a bit with the release of new images from Hasbro for the Black Series line and talks of a merger between them and DreamWorks. Sideshow [Read More]

New 6″ Black Series Images

New 6″ Black Series Images

Hasbro has released new deluxe and basic boxed and loose images for the 6″ Black Series line. Click on through to check out Han in Stormtrooper Disguise, Bossk, and the previously discussed Wampa with Luke and Tauntaun with Han Solo, [Read More]

6″ Deluxe Tauntaun and Wampa Boxed Images

6″ Deluxe Tauntaun and Wampa Boxed Images

YodasNews spreads word that retailer Andrew’s Toyz has posted images of the upcoming 6″ Deluxe Tauntaun with Han Solo and Wampa with Luke Skywalker. Don’t these just scream to have a Hoth background inserted in them? [Read More]

DreamWorks Animation / Hasbro Merger In the Works?

DreamWorks Animation / Hasbro Merger In the Works?

Our friends over at Popcritica.com alert us to this article at Deadspin with rumors of a possible merger between Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation. Since Disney distributes DreamWorks films, could this lead to a future Hasbro acquisition by “The Mouse” as well? [Read More]

New Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends on ToysRUs.com

ToysRUs has listed on their site, most of the new Star Wars Rebels and Saga Legends figures with FREE SHIPPING on orders of $49 or more. Thanks to Justin LaSalata on twitter for the heads up. [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: New Chapter Approaching

The Enloe Trials: New Chapter Approaching

A new installment in The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series is under production, and we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek to share. Head on over to the forums for more previews, and for a refresher on the series, you can also catch up on Rykrof Enloe’s latest adventure [Read More]

Episode 39: The Stores Awaken

Our show returns this week as Flyguy and I discuss the latest in Star Wars news and collecting. Finally, Star Wars Rebels figures are starting to hit stores from coast to coast. Plus, Black Series 3-3/4” Wave 6 is being found quite regularly at Target and Toys”R”Us. [Read More]

Black Series Vader Neck Issue Fixed

Black Series Vader Neck Issue Fixed

Despite opinions to the contrary, the Black Series Darth Vader (#26) suffered from a horrible neck design the essentially rendered the figure to “look, don’t touch” status. We are very happy to share that Hasbro has indeed addressed the known issue (by [Read More]

Toyguide Update: C1-10P “Chopper” (SL06)

Toyguide Update: C1-10P “Chopper” (SL06)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at C1-10P aka “Chopper” (SL06) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: Great Ralph McQuarrie-esque design, solid sculpt and decent deco – [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Agent Kallus (SL05)

Toyguide Update: Agent Kallus (SL05)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Agent Kallus (SL05) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: As cool a figure as his character is on the show, Agent Kallus looks best displayed with a [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Kanan Jarrus (SL04)

Toyguide Update: Kanan Jarrus (SL04)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at Kanan Jarrus (SL04) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: Yep, another Kanan but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Hasbro (and [Read More]

Toys”R”Us Super 2-Day Sale

Toys”R”Us Super 2-Day Sale

Toys”R”Us today is kicking off a Super 2-Day Buy 1, Get One 40% Off Sale on all Star Wars action figures, Playsets and role play items. (Valid in-store only – excludes LEGO) [Read More]

Toyguide Update: The Inquisitor (SL03)

Toyguide Update: The Inquisitor (SL03)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at The Inquisitor (SL03) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: One of, if not, the best Star Wars Rebels figure thus far. Great vintage-esque design, [Read More]

Rebelsgate Update

Rebelsgate Update

The Rebelsgate™ crisis of 2014 seems to have been abated as our friends at Jedi Temple Archives are reporting several store finds for Star Wars Rebels, Saga Legends and Mission Series figures hitting Target and ToysRUs. Reports range from California, Oregon, Louisiana and [Read More]

Toyguide Update: Ezra Bridger (SL02)

Toyguide Update: Ezra Bridger (SL02)

The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at the Ezra Bridger (SL02) from the Saga Legends line. PROS: For an animated 5 POA figure, it is as good as can be expected. A pretty spot on [Read More]

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