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Are These Worth $12.99 Each?

Are These Worth $12.99 Each?

Volkerc has posted another batch of Hasbro goodies at starwars-figuren.com, which really show that the last SA figures before the new launch this Fall have gotten back to the awesome TVC quality of figures that Hasbro is capable of. If the quality is this good, [Read More]

Yakfinities #56: Rebel Militia

Yakfinities #56:  Rebel Militia

It’s time to crack open some custom fodder, as a new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just kicked off in our forums – Rebel Militia!  For all the details, click here! [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: WIP Previews

The Enloe Trials:  WIP Previews

Slowly but surely, progress toward the next installment in The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series continues.  Head on over to the forums for some new previews, or catch up on the previous chapter by clicking here! [Read More]

Yakfinities #55: Roundup Report

Yakfinities #55:  Roundup Report

Our latest Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has wrapped up!  We ended up with over 40 unique custom Bounty Hunters!  Head on over to the forums for a fully gallery of the entries and see which random entries are walking away with and some Hasbro action figures as [Read More]

Celebration Customizing Panel Update

Celebration Customizing Panel Update

As we previously reported, customizing master sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm.  Some more details about the panel have been posted at his site. This will be the second time that Jamie [Read More]

Which One’s the Smuggler?

Which One’s the Smuggler?

Forum member Darth Vlad’s Clone has shared nearly a dozen pics for your viewing pleasure of the new 6″ Black Series Han Solo in Stormtrooper gear – all side by side with the standard Stormtrooper.  Check out the pics, and let’s hear your thoughts in [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]

Upcoming Black Series Carded Shots

Upcoming Black Series Carded Shots

VolkerC has posted some more carded images of upcoming 3.75″ and 6″ scale figures from The Black Series via starwars-figuren.com.  Check them out, and share your thoughts in our forums. UPDATE: You can check out unwatermarked versions at DorksideToys Facebook [Read More]

When Toy Runs are Depressing… Customize!

When Toy Runs are Depressing… Customize!

Retail toy runs have been quite depressing for some time now for a lot of us, but with some spare parts, a touch of paint and a bit of effort, I always find that customizing can add a lot of magic back into the hobby. Head on over to the forums for a closer look at a [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]

Yakfinities: Entry Submission Deadline Approaching

Yakfinities:  Entry Submission Deadline Approaching

Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge – Bounty Hunters – is nearing a close!  If you’re working on an entry (or need to still start), be sure to get your entry submitted by March 31! [Read More]

If TFA is 5POA, will you still play?

If TFA is 5POA, will you still play?

There’s rumblings among fans (though nothing is confirmed, so don’t freak out yet) that Hasbro may be abandoning the quality of figures so many of us have grown to know and love over the years in favor of a 5POA-only line for the upcoming Episode VII 3.75″ [Read More]

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

Customizing legend sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm.  Work from some of the Yakface forum members your are familiar with will be featured in this panel.  This will be the second time [Read More]

Customs & Answers is Back!

Customs & Answers is Back!

We are very pleased to deliver a new installment Customs & Answers for all you customizing fans out there! It had been a while since we had interviewed one of our active forum members like this – so while Hasbro seems to be dithering with the hobby, it made [Read More]

What to Expect with The Black Series?

What to Expect with The Black Series?

Our good friends at Jedi Temple Archives have posted some details regarding what we may expect to see in terms of which 3.75″ figures will be seeing higher production runs than others (i.e., which individual figures will be offered as full case assortments to [Read More]

Toy Hunter Returns to ToyMan Collector Show

Toy Hunter Returns to ToyMan Collector Show

This past weekend, the ToyMan Collector Show in St. Louis once again featured special guest, Toy Hunter Jordan Hembrough! While checking out the goods from the 200+ dealers on hand, I snapped quite a few pics of various items for sale at this ever-growing [Read More]

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Yakface forum members continue to up their game as customizers – and our latest spotlight showcases some familiar names and a relative newcomer to the customizing scene. First up, my kind of scum continues his recent customizing blitz with a great set of Tonnika [Read More]

A New Vote Has Begun

A New Vote Has Begun

We’re still accepting entries for the current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge, but in the meantime, voting has begun to determine what the theme will be for the next one, which kicks off in April.  So, head to the forums and check out the contenders, then be sure [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: I-am-Boba-Fett

Customizer Spotlight:  I-am-Boba-Fett

It’s time for another Customizer Spotlight, and I’d say this one is long overdue – forum member I-am-Boba-Fett continues to churn our custom figures at a staggering pace, creating all kinds of figures that we can only hope Hasbro gets to someday. Check [Read More]

ToyMan Collector Show: March 8

The ToyMan Collector Show returns to St. Louis on Sunday, March 8. 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!  For more details, check out their official [Read More]

Yakfinities Customizing Challenges Continue

Yakfinities Customizing Challenges Continue

One of the best things about customizing is recognizing the many different techniques and approaches to creating custom figures.  Case in point, recently we’ve seen two very different approaches to creating a Trandoshan – head to the forums for a closer look. [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]

Customizer Spotlight: Peakob1

Customizer Spotlight:  Peakob1

Tonight we take a look at one of the coolest customizing projects ever posted in our forums – The Box Project – by forum member Peakob1.  This Clone Wars themed project entails customs of 12 of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy.  Check it out after the [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: Upcoming Previews

The Enloe Trials:  Upcoming Previews

Production work has begun on the next installment in The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series – for the latest updates and full size previews, head on over to the forums! [Read More]

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Hasbro’s take on Chopper from Star Wars Rebels is a fun little droid, but unfortunately it falls short a bit in the articulation department.  While it’s a figure that my son loves, I wanted something a little different that fit in better with my collection, so [Read More]

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