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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]

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]

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]

Order 66 Survivors Roundup Report

Order 66 Survivors Roundup Report

Another Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just wrapped up, and we’ve got some cool Hasbro prizes to announce alongside the customizing Roundup Report.  Head to the forums and check it out! [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: mousedroidhoojib

Customizer Spotlight:  mousedroidhoojib

This weekend we highlight the customizing work of one of the most creative members of our forums – mousedroidhoojib.  Diving into various EU sources and official film characters, you never know what project mousedroidhoojib is going to show off next.  Check out the [Read More]

Hasbro Toys: The Force Awakens

Hasbro Toys:  The Force Awakens

We’ve seen the official trailer countless times, some great concept art, and even some apparent 6″ scale figure prototypes, but there are so many questions on what direction Hasbro is going to be taking with the toy line for The Force Awakens. Another cool [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: Customizing Update

The Enloe Trials: Customizing Update

Following the most recent chapter in The Enloe Trials photonovel series, work continues as numerous customs and diorama pieces are being constructed for future chapters. Check out some new custom parts lists and recipes for several figures that have shown up in recent [Read More]

ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis

ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis

The ToyMan Collector Show returns to St. Louis on Sunday, January 11 With  over 180 dealer tables, you never know what vintage or new Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers or He-Man items you might find, and often at great prices! Heck, you may even run into yours truly!  [Read More]

Let the Hunt Begin…

Let the Hunt Begin…

We kick off the new year with another fun Yakfinities Customizing Challenge – Bounty Hunters!  Yakface forum members have already started strong with several entries submitted, and we’ll be accepting submissions through March 31.  For more details, click here. [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]

Customizer Spotlight: Hemble

Customizer Spotlight:  Hemble

This evening we have a special treat for all you customizing fans out there – a huge photo dump of spectacular 6″ scale customs by customizing master, Hemble! Head on over to the forums to check out these amazing figures, and share your thoughts for him in his [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]

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

Dealers Galore at ToyMan

While attending the ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis yesterday, my son and I snapped quite a few pics of the various items we saw at the show.  Check them out here, and if you are located in the region, keep an eye on their site as soon they will be posting their 2015 [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]

Customizer Spotlight: fdeasis

Customizer Spotlight:  fdeasis

Tonight we spotlight the phenomenal work by forum member fdeasis.  Rarely do we see quality of this nature – check out his update in our forums, and at the official Asis Film Models site. [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]

New Yakfinities Polling

New Yakfinities Polling

A new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge is scheduled to kick off on January 1st, but before that can happen we need to decide on the theme.  Help us decide on the next category by heading on over to the forums and casting your vote by clicking here! [Read More]

Rykrof Enloe Returns…

Rykrof Enloe Returns…

The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series returns today with an all-new installment in the series – Veils of Deceit! Check out this new chapter in our forums, which is filled with all kinds of new custom figures and dioramas after the jump! [Read More]

Yakfinities #54 Continues…

Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge runs through December 31, and the theme of Order 66 Survivors grants all customizers a lot of freedom to make some great fan-fiction figures. As always, we’ll have some cool prizes for a few random entries.  Head on over [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]

The Enloe Trials: Final Chapter 7 Previews

The Enloe Trials: Final Chapter 7 Previews

The next installment in the adventures of Rykrof Enloe is almost here.  Until then, we’ve got a few more previews! Check them out after the jump! [Read More]

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]

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]

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