You read correctly. According to a recent report by our friends at Rebelscum, wave 5 (the mixed wave) has appeared in Florida, essentially leapfrogging store reports for the Attack of the Clone assortment (wave 4). So, it looks that there are even more figure to hunt for on your daily toy runs. Nice distribution Pawtucket!
Forums around the internet are abuzz regarding the leak of a previously rumored Dagobah Luke image today. As you can see, this version is a slight modification of the Snowspeeder Luke from the TLC line this time he features a new head, arms/hands and holster. Look for this figure to be included in wave 6 (2011 wave 3) of the Vintage Collection later this year.
Jedi News has posted a great shot of the revised card art for the previously delayed Yoda for The Vintage Collection. You’ll also notice the packaging variant/correction for the Endor Capture Luke Skywalker as well. Head on over to check it out!
Sandtroopers.com has managed to gather some new intel (with photos) of 3 new Vintage 3 packs that will be coming to Target later this year.
Star Wars “Villain Set”: Stormtrooper / Darth Vader / Death Star Trooper
Star Wars “Hero Set”: Luke Skywalker (Xwing Pilot) / Ben Kenobi / Han Solo (VOTC version!)
The Empire Strikes Back “Rebel Set”: 2-1B / Princess Leia (Hoth Outfit) / Rebel Commander
Like the previous sets, these include straight figure repacks (no new sculpts) with possible minor paint tweaks. Head to Sandtroopers.com for all the photos.
This figure is part of the Target Exclusive Clone Wars 2-pack along side the Special Ops Clone Trooper that our friends at Sandtroopers revealed back in November.
The holidays were good to us here at Yakface and we thought what better way to show our thanks and appreciation than to spread some of it back to you our readers! Head to our facebook page and discover how you can win a set of 3 figures from last year’s hard-to-find Toys”R”Us exclusive wave of Expanded Universe figures!
For all you Rebel Pilot fanatics, Toys”R”us is offering these up for pre-order online, with a special Buy 2 Get 1 Free Promotion. That’s a pretty tough price to pass up, but remember this is an online promotion only. Thanks to our forum members for the heads up!