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New TBS 6″ Continue to Hit Retail

New TBS 6″ Continue to Hit Retail

On my way out of town prior to the Memorial Day holiday weekend, I managed to find the latest wave of 6″ Black Series figures which includes Emperor Palpatine, Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise) and Clone Trooper Captain as well as the repack of Han Solo [Read More]

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]

Black Series Wave 7 Hitting Target

Looks like the Black Series 3.75″ wave 7 assortment is making its way across the middle of the US. A local collector friend here in Minnesota found Captain Rex, Dutch Vander and Commander Wolffe at three separate Target stores in the west metro, meaning, they are [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]

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]

Hasbro vs. Other 3.75″ Product

Hasbro vs. Other 3.75″ Product

For a while now, it has felt to me that Hasbro’s pricing is out of control.  I feel that way even more now after going shopping with my son over the weekend when he decided he wanted “more bang for his buck.” For the whole story and to share your [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]

SAGA Legends Price Hikes at TRU

SAGA Legends Price Hikes at TRU

Toys”R”us stores are starting to jack up the price on the single Legends figures.  While other retailers have kept these in the $6 range, Toys”R”us apparently thinks they can get quite a bit more.  The price is pretty outrageous, in my opinion, [Read More]

Need Sabine? Check Kohl’s

Need Sabine? Check Kohl’s

Reader Tim M. sends this report (and reminder) from his local Kohl’s store in Sacremento Went to Kohl’s today in Sacramento area of California and came across this end cap of Rebels figures, the 2 packs were $14.99 with 10% off. Thanks Tim! I really like that [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]

Saga Legends Wave 2 Hitting Target

Saga Legends Wave 2 Hitting Target

Our friends at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss report via their Facebook page that Saga Legends Wave 2 has started to hit Target. The hunt continues… [Read More]

In The Rough, This Diamond Is…

@yak_face you have got be freaking kidding me. How is this possible? pic.twitter.com/w2lUNcwgwW — Brianrob1974 (@brianrob74) February 9, 2015 [Read More]

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]

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]

I’ll Just Leave This Right Here…

I’ll Just Leave This Right Here…

$14.29 is now the price of The Black Series 3-3/4″ figures at my Target and there they will stay. Target.com is also now charging $12.99 per figure as well, while ToysRUs.com is still (for the moment) charging $9.99. [Read More]

Target Resets Saga Legends/Rebels Shelf Tags Return

Target Resets Saga Legends/Rebels Shelf Tags Return

My local Target completed their Star Wars aisle reset this morning and I noticed the return of the Saga Legends/Rebels shelf tags, which had been missing from many stores over the holidays. It looks like the new planogram calls for 6 pegs of 6″ Black Series, 6 pegs of [Read More]

Walgreens Continues to Stock 6″ Black Series

Walgreens Continues to Stock 6″ Black Series

The pickings at most retail stores may be slim right now, but it seems Walgreens continues to receive a steady stock of new 6″ scale Black Series figures.  If you’re in an area with a lot of these stores, chances are a bit of persistence will pay off if you [Read More]

When Star Wars Ruled the Toy Aisle

When Star Wars Ruled the Toy Aisle

While cleaning out my hard drive, I came across some photos from December 2009 that I had snapped that showed what was on the pegs back then at various retailers.  Head to the forums to check them out. Personal Note:  What a difference five years makes!  What we see now, [Read More]

Post-Christmas Clearances at Retail

Post-Christmas Clearances at Retail

Now that the dust is starting to settle following the Christmas rush, retailers are beginning to mark down some items in the toy section as they prepare for the new year. Among the items being cleared out is the Target exclusive Shadow Squadron set, being spotted at many [Read More]

NEW 2015 LEGO Sets Found

NEW 2015 LEGO Sets Found

Once again, LEGO wins the holiday season as this morning I found most of the new 2015 LEGO sets at my local Target (Plymouth, MN). Click on through for a quick gallery of images. [Read More]

New Hot Wheels Character Cars Hit Target

New Hot Wheels Character Cars Hit Target

Collector Tim Paul send in this photo of new Darth Maul and Stormtrooper (clean version) Hot Wheels character cars hitting his local (Bowling Green, KY) Target. [Read More]

Toys”R”us Raising Price on Legends/Rebels

Toys”R”us Raising Price on Legends/Rebels

Even though most stores can’t seem to get the new single carded Rebels figures in stock, Toys”R”us is raising prices for the 5POA figure line.  Head on over to the forums to see how much you can expect to pay for these there moving forward. Personal [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]

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]

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]

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