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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

TRU BOGO 50% OFF Sale & LEGO Event

TRU BOGO 50% OFF Sale & LEGO Event

Facebook reader Tom R. tips us off to another large in-store sale at Toys”R”Us starting this Sunday, October 5. All Star Wars figures, vehicles, role-play will be Buy One, Get One 50% Off*. Plus, next Saturday, October 11 they are holding a LEGO event where [Read More]

Rebels Stormtrooper Up Close

Rebels Stormtrooper Up Close

Yakface forum member Trooper31 was able to score the new Rebels Series Stormtrooper, which looks to have a pretty nice paint job, but appears to be suffering from inconsistent plastic coloring. For those of you planning to collect this line, how will a possible army of half [Read More]

Buy 1, Get 1 40% Off Sale at ToysRUs

Buy 1, Get 1 40% Off Sale at ToysRUs

ToysRUs this week is offering their popular Buy 1, get 1 40% sale* valid on all Star Wars action figures, role play and kids furniture items. Might be the perfect opportunity to build a nice squad of 6″ Speeder Bikes and Biker Scouts. *Excludes LEGO and Halloween [Read More]

Toys”R”us Wave 4 Sightings

Toys”R”us Wave 4 Sightings

With the new Toys”R”us reset, obviously most of us are hoping this means better things for the collector lineup’s distribution.  Today I came across some Wave 4 figures for the first time at a Toys”R”us; which was a sight for sore eyes. Now is [Read More]

Rebels Inquisitor’s TIE Advanced Prototype Loose In-Hand Pics

Rebels Inquisitor’s TIE Advanced Prototype Loose In-Hand Pics

Forum member Grimace has shared several pics of Hasbro’s new Inquisitor’s TIE Advanced Prototype in the forums.  It looks to me like Hasbro has hit another home run here, meaning all three of the new Rebels mid-size vehicles surpass most of Hasbro’s [Read More]

Rebels Vehicles: Loose In-Hand Pics

Rebels Vehicles:  Loose In-Hand Pics

It’s been quite some time since collectors have had much to get excited about when it comes to  Hasbro’s vehicle offerings.  But that may change with the new assortment just now starting to hit from the Rebels line.   I really don’t think my pics do [Read More]

LEGO ARC-170 Starfighter Polybag Hitting

Found this new Star Wars lego poly bag @yak_face #StarWars #Lego pic.twitter.com/LhQLOPl1oq — Cybertron Prime (@cybertronprime) August 26, 2014 Twitter follower @CybertronPrime tweeted us this LEGO ARC-170 polybag find from his Toys”R”Us today. [Read More]

More Bad News: Price Hikes Hitting Target

More Bad News: Price Hikes Hitting Target

We’ve been receiving (and witnessing first hand) reports that Target is instituting a new series of price hikes for the Saga Legends and Black Series 3-3/4″ lines – approaching $8 and $12 respectively (depending on market) to coincide with their new [Read More]

Target Stores Receiving Black Series Singles

Target Stores Receiving Black Series Singles

There have been reports that Target stores are getting in “single figures” from The Black Series for a little while now rather than full cases.  Understandably, some collectors have thought this information was incorrect.  But this is certainly happening, as [Read More]

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