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TIE Striker: A Closer Look

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Rebelscum forum member Nighthawk has posted some photos that reveal more of what we can expect with Hasbro’s new TIE Striker.

It appears the NERF features are removable, which should bring a collective sigh of relief to many buyers.  And it looks like the wings may be comprised of a sturdier plastic than we saw with the TFA TIE Fighters.

5POA aside, maybe things are looking better for the actual quality of toys coming this Fall?  Check out more pics as he continues to update with more details by clicking here.

New U-wing and TIE Striker Images Clarify NERF Features

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Rebelscum forum member “Nighthawk” has posted new images from the packaging for Hasbro’s Rogue One U-Wing and TIE Striker vehicles that shed light on the NERF launching features of both fighters. It appears that the launcher for the U-wing is retractable (not removable) and the TIE’s is a fixed position cannon. These were found at retail in Canada ($59.99-$69.99).

Also, try to pick which eye to look at when staring at the Cassian Andor figure. :/

Ezra’s Speeder Bike Hitting Stores

Twitter follower @Z0rn send word that he found the Ezra’s Speeder Bike at Walmart this morning.

Walmarts are resetting their aisles this week and next (as evidenced by the new planograms posted in stores) so look for new product on your shelves soon.

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

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K & C Collectibles has added a few Star Wars Celebration Anaheim exclusives.  In-stock Mission Series action figures 2-packs and Saga Legends.  We have joined Twitter – Please follow us for updates and specials.  Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.

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Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

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K & C Collectibles has added the new Digital Release Commemorative Collection action figures, Wave 2 – Saga Legends action figuresMission Series action figures and Rebels Vehicle – Imperial Troop Transport.  The latest Jumbo Action Figures from Gentle Giant and the current issue of Star Wars Insider #156 Exclusive Previews cover edition.  Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.

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Target Exclusive AT-DP with Driver Listed Online

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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 exclusive and non-exclusive Class II vehicles so a DPCI will not guarantee finding a store with this set.

Thanks to Jedi Temple Archives for the heads-up.

Toyguide Update: The Phantom with Kanan Jarrus (Target Exclusive)

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The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with our next entry in the Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Today, we take a look at the Target Exclusive release of The Phantom with Kanan Jarrus.

PROS: Despite being repacks of prior releases, the inherent value of purchasing this set is there. The Phantom seems true to its on screen appearance — one can only hope that there is a Ghost in development. A great value as collectors can get a figure and vehicle for the price of the vehicle alone.

CONS: Paint on Kanan Jarrus could be a bit tighter as there are places of bleed over on the arms.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this set is worth adding to your collection.

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