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Another Mission Series Wave 2 Report

Another Mission Series Wave 2 Report

Forum member Jodo checks in with a new store report – he spotted the Mission Series Wicket/Scout Trooper 2-pk at his local Target in Edwardsville, IL. Personal Note:  Both reports I’ve seen so far indicate to me, Target is still splitting cases at distribution [Read More]

Nom Nom: Bossk DOES Have An Articulated Jaw

Nom Nom: Bossk DOES Have An Articulated Jaw

Despite me getting “confirmation” that articulation was removed from the 6″ Bossk, new images have surfaced via Facebook disproving that claim. [Read More]

New Rebels Mission Series Hitting Target

Saw Sabine/Stormtrooper and Wookiee Rebels 2-packs at Target tonight. — Adam Pawlus (@Adam16bit) January 27, 2015 Adam Pawlus (Galactic Hunter, 16bit) has posted via twitter the sighting of the Mission Series Sabine and Stormtrooper and Wookiees pack at his Target in [Read More]

Episode 441: 1995 – Now — 20 Years of Modern Figures

Marjorie and Arnie go into the show archives for this classic review of the first wave of Hasbro’s modern figure line! 2015 marks Hasbro’s 20th consecutive year of making Hasbro Star Wars figures. In 1995 the first figures in what’s dubbed [Read More]

Episode 49: They Are Toys After All

Join Flyguy and Jayson as we break down the latest in collecting news from Hasbro including details on the new Hero Mashers line, new Saga Legends reveals and preorders. UK Toy Fair was held this past week and while most info was kept on the down-low, some news did slip out [Read More]

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

Sponsor News: DorksideToys

DorksideToys is now taking case and individual figure preorders for 6″ Black Series wave 7 figures including Bossk, Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise), Chewbacca and TIE Fighter Pilot. Plus FREE SHIPPING in the US! [Read More]

New Saga Legends Figures Revealed

New Saga Legends Figures Revealed

Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have received new images for figures in Saga Legends/Rebels assortment. New figures include: SL25 Commander Bly, SL26 Han Solo (Endor), SL27 Luke Skywalker (Endor) and SL28 Princess Leia (Endor). One more figure not shown or mentioned [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: my kind of scum

Customizer Spotlight:  my kind of scum

Once again we spotlight the customizing talents of another of our forum members – my kind of scum!  From fan fiction creations to classic characters from the films, he continues to inspire with all kinds of custom figure goodness.  Check out his latest updates [Read More]

Custom Star Wars Rebels Puffer Pig Crate

Custom Star Wars Rebels Puffer Pig Crate

I may be using the word “custom” a little fast and loose here but since StarWars.com released the concept art from “Idiot’s Array”, I felt the need to use the assets to slap together a printable version of the crate used to transport [Read More]

The Force Awakens: The Bag

The Force Awakens: The Bag

As reported by our friends at Jedi News, VIPs attending UK Toy Fair were treated to a first look at merchandise for The Force Awakens from various manufacturers including Hasbro. As a parting gift, they were given a “TFA” emblazoned tote bag which will surely be [Read More]

Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends Wave 3 Preorder

Entertainment Earth is now taking preorders for Star Wars Rebels/Saga Legends Wave 3 which includes new figures Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard Disguise), Han Solo (Bespin) and Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot) plus carry-forwards of The Inquisitor, Erza and Stormtrooper. You [Read More]

Hasbro Reveals Star Wars Hero Mashers

Hasbro Reveals Star Wars Hero Mashers

Forbes has posted an exclusive story revealing the Star Wars Hero Mashers line (along with several other properties). Hasbro saw enough success with their IP-connected Hero Masher lines that they’ll be introducing toys from this year’s hottest films and franchises, [Read More]

Episode 48: Yakface Exclusive Variant Edition

Join Flyguy and Yakface as we break down the latest in collecting news from Hasbro including details for the next 2 waves of 6″ figures. Marvel unleashed Star Wars #1 and its dizzying number of variants this week and we discuss our favorites and the ones we acquired. [Read More]

6″ Black Series Wave 7 & 8 Breakdown

We have a new rumor regarding the next two waves of 6″ Black Series figures. All of the figures are known so far but we have clarity on who is in what wave. Click on through for the breakdown. [Read More]

Walgreens Continues to Stock Black Series

Walgreens Continues to Stock Black Series

Toy runs at places like Wal-Mart and Target may be a complete waste of time for most of us, but if you have Walgreens stores in your area, it’s definitely worth swinging by to see what the situation is. Most stores receive at least one delivery each week, and are [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: EMPIRE

Customizer Spotlight:  EMPIRE

If you are active in our forums, chances are you’ve seen the amazing custom dioramas and playsets by forum member EMPIRE.  But now, he’s taken it to the next level – by converting an entire ROOM into a custom playset.  Head on over to the forums and [Read More]

Target Exclusive AT-DP with Driver Listed Online

Target Exclusive AT-DP with Driver Listed Online

The Target Exclusive AT-DP with AT-DP Driver now has a placeholder page on their website. It is currently unavailable for order but its listing should give indication that we can expect it in the next couple weeks. Remember, this item shares a DPCI (087-06-1832) with other [Read More]

Imperial Troop Transport Preorder

Imperial Troop Transport Preorder

DorksideToys is now taking preorders for the Star Wars Rebels Imperial Troop Transport and is expected to arrive next month. [Read More]

6″ Han Solo with Tauntaun Preorders Now Available

6″ Han Solo with Tauntaun Preorders Now Available

Our various sponsors are now taking preorders for the next assortment of Deluxe 6″ Black Series figures. This case include 2 Han Solo and Tauntaun sets and repack of the Speeder Bike with Scout Trooper. Order yours today at Big Bad Toy Store, DorksideToys or [Read More]

Update: New Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Variant?

Update: New Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Variant?

A new exclusive 6″ figure variant coming to Walgreens? Very probable as our friends at Star Wars Action Newsspeculate based on a tweet by Steven Anne from Walgreens. Who could it be? Vader? Luke? The Emperor? UPDATE: We’ve included the original tweet and a [Read More]

UPDATE: 6″ Bossk and Han Stormtrooper Coming Soon

UPDATE: 6″ Bossk and Han Stormtrooper Coming Soon

It looks like we can expect the Black Series 6″ Bossk and Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise* soon thanks to new loose images posted by ViperKingdom on eBay. Thanks to our partners at The Wolfpack Podcast for the heads-up. UPDATE: I independently confirmed with the [Read More]

Hasbro Toy Talk by Jodo: Part 2

Hasbro Toy Talk by Jodo:  Part 2

Forum member Jodo has posted another good read on his blog about the issues we as collectors are facing these days (a follow up to his previous article). Check it out here, and share your own thoughts in our comments section or in the forums. Personal Note:  Hopefully [Read More]

A Tale of Two Heads

A Tale of Two Heads

I’ve felt for a while that the Black Series Ree Yees has been sporting a head a tad too small, so I dusted off my dremel so I could see what the POTF2 version’s head looked like on there. Does it look better?  Or worse?  Does it really matter?  I dunno [Read More]

Episode 47: Sticker Shock

The holidays are over but that hasn’t stopped the fireworks this week as a lot of news and confirmations surrounding Hasbro’s plans for 2015 have come to light. The big news this week was several lists of proposed product for The Force Awakens made their way online. [Read More]

Saga Legends/Rebels Wave 2 Hits Singapore

Saga Legends/Rebels Wave 2 Hits Singapore

In less depressing news (depending on your point of view), Wave 2 of the Saga Legends/Rebels assortment has hit shelves in Singapore. Thanks to cknewsstand for tagging us on Instagram for the report. [Read More]

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