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More NEW The Force Awakens Action Figures Revealed!

Posted by Paul | August 30, 2015 at 01:15 PM EDT |

More NEW The Force Awakens figures are being found at retail. JTA reader Dark_Jedi sends us images of Sarco Plank and an alien X-wing Pilot Asty. Click through for his report!

   

Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 30, 2015 at 12:55 AM EDT |

The Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel) figure is good, but not excellent or definitive. See how this figure ranks in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel)

New Force Friday Details And Ad Revealed: Walmart

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 03:27 PM EDT |

JTA behind-the-scenes man Martin M. also sends us information on Force Friday at Walmart. See the ad they've released for this huge event by clicking on the image below..

New Force Friday Details And Ad Revealed: TARGET

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 03:25 PM EDT |

JTA behind-the-scenes man Martin M. sends us information on Force Friday at TARGET. Find out how you can save some money for this event by clicking through.

Sideshow Collectibles Will Be Part Of Force Friday Too!

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 11:31 AM EDT |

It looks like Sideshow Collectibles will also be part of the Force Friday action. It will be interesting to see how they're involved.

Review: Darth Maul (Jedi Duel) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 12:40 AM EDT |

It was exciting to get a Darth Maul figure right out of the gate, but this one ultimately didn't deliver. Find out more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Maul (Jedi Duel)

The Black Series Han Solo Variation Discovered!

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 12:07 AM EDT |

With the flurry of activity the last couple of weeks, some of the more daily things have fallen to the wayside. As a result, we think we missed an important newly discovered detail. JTA reader Brian B. alerts us to a relevant variation to The Black Series 3.75" Han Solo figure. Newer versions of the figure are showing up with blue irises while the earliest samples are "without" the blue detail (and are just plain brown). We haven't heard or seen this announced anywhere, so this may be news for most.

   

Sponsor Announcement: Brian's Toys FREE Toy Promotion Is Back!

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM EDT |

It's been a long couple years, but the Brian's Toys Free Toys Promotion is back! This year features a fantastic selection of product from 3.75" combo sets all the way to Sideshow 12" Figure Sets and an Anakin FX Lightsaber. The rules are simple. There are 25 products to choose from, scattered across 8 different price tiers. Simply fill your shopping cart with enough in-stock products to meet the minimum tier requirement, add your eligible free item, then apply the corresponding coupon code on your cart. Certain rules and restrictions do apply. To get started on this fantastic promotion, visit the FREE TOY promotion page RIGHT HERE!

The Force Awakens Poster PDF Download

Posted by Paul | August 28, 2015 at 11:58 PM EDT |

JTA reader Bill G. has nicely forwarded us a large pdf of The Force Awakens poster that many collectors are trying to secure. Feel free to save a copy for your self if your interested. (Click the thumbnail below.)

Hero Series Scaled The Force Awakens Assault Walker Hits eBay!

Posted by Paul | August 28, 2015 at 11:51 PM EDT |

The 12-inch Assault Walker and First Order Stormtrooper set has hit eBay. Goodness is the stuff looking worse and worse, but that's just one opinion. Special thanks to our friends at Yakface.com for the alert to this auction.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Poster... Where Is It At?

Posted by Chuck | August 28, 2015 at 02:08 PM EDT |

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser one-sheet came and went through Disney Rewards pretty fast (but only as a reward item), but has yet to be officially put up for sale. Why not? Right now, the only place to find this is on eBay, but you have to make sure you don't get a reproduction (which are already running rampant). Luckily, the prices have dropped to reasonable, sub-$75 levels for an authentic one. But the question remains... why have we not been able to buy this yet from an official source! It's looking more and more like we won't have this option with the official one-sheet due out any time, so now might might be a good time to consider picking up the teaser poster! I myself have still been unable to secure this!

Review: Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 28, 2015 at 01:05 AM EDT |

Although an annoying character, the Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine) figure is done very well. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine)

Sideshow Collectibles Ralph McQuarrie Stormtrooper Statue Preview

Posted by Chuck | August 27, 2015 at 10:59 PM EDT |

Sideshow Collectibles previewed their amazing Ralph McQuarrie Stormtrooper statue today. Click though for the full preview page. This goes on Sale next Thursday, September 3rd!

Could These Figures Be Coming Soon In The 3.75" SA Collector Line?

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 07:58 PM EDT |

We have just received some interesting news about 11 figures that may be part of the super-articulated collector-focused line in the future. This doesn't mean Force Friday and it doesn't even mean that these will comprise the first wave. Some may have even been nixed with all of the recent transition the Hasbro line has experienced this year. We just have learned that sculpts have been completed for the following supposedly. At the moment, not all characters have been slotted. As with anything, confirmation from Hasbro is required until you should take it as fact. Click through for more.

TARGET Exclusive TBS6 2-Pack Won't Be Available Force Friday

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 06:57 PM EDT |

We have just learned that the TARGET exclusive The Black Series 2-pack listed at $39.99 on the various leaked lists WILL NOT be available on Force Friday. Our insiders have let us know that there are ZERO on order and ZERO in stock. It will likely be a Black Friday/Christmas exclusive (but that's just a guess right now). It may be true that many of the items that have been part of these leaked lists may not all be available on September 4th, so keep everything in check.

The Vintage Collection Wave 1: Values Coming Down; Act Now!

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 05:09 PM EDT |

We were all pretty amazed by the value of 2012's TVC Ahsoka figure. In the last year or so, wave 1 of The Vintage Collection was skyrocketing too. While some figures definitely command a premium still, we were perhaps more surprised by how many of the past high market values have plummeted significantly. Check out these auctions and see if you can fill any holes with these recent price drops! Click any thumbnial below to be taken to that figure's auctions.

     
    

New Footage From The Force Awakens Hits Instagram!

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 01:33 PM EDT |

New footage from The Force Awakens makes its way to Instagram or click through to watch it RIGHT HERE!

Check Out Hasbro Toy Shop!

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 11:47 AM EDT |

Change is in the air! Looks like someone else is gearing up for Force Friday too!

Review: Darth Sidious (Holograph) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 12:10 AM EDT |

A truly underrated figure, see why we believe that every Star Wars collector should own the Darth Sidious (Holograph) figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Sidious (Holograph)

Something Of Interest Perhaps?

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2015 at 08:51 PM EDT |

Stay tuned.

JTA reader and friend Darth Chuck passes along an image of a newly installed register belt at TARGET. I have to admit this is pretty awesome.

TARGET Product/Price/DPCI List Revealed

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2015 at 08:39 PM EDT |

Our friends at Rebelscum.com have posted a pretty cool list of what TARGET will be charging for their Force Friday merchandise, as well as the corresponding DPCI numbers. Check it out!

Review: Darth Sidious - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2015 at 08:56 AM EDT |

He is a great action figure with one terrible issue. Find out why Darth Sidious is an action figure you should still own in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Sidious

Lucasfilm Ltd. Finally Releases Force Friday Details!

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2015 at 07:36 AM EDT |

Lucasfilm Ltd. finally releases the details of Force Friday. Click through for more! See the PREVIEW VIDEO HERE.

Sponsor Announcement: Big Bad Toy Store

Posted by Chuck | August 25, 2015 at 10:16 PM EDT |

Big Bad Toy Store checks in with their latest newsletter! Click through for all of the latest pre-orders and new arrivals!

You can also get daily product news and updates by subscribing to BBTS's Facebook page and Twitter feed!

Big Bad Toy Store

One Final Requiem For Mark Grimshaw And A Thank You

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 07:08 PM EDT |

Sincere thanks to all the fellow collectors from JTA who participated in taking on some of the items offered from Mark Grimshaw's collection. We wanted to do one final tribute to Mark with a thank you and summary from Mark's caretaker and best friend John Terpkosh. Click through for more!

Get Gentle Giant's Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figures shipped for only $1 at JTA sponsor NJ Toys And Collectibles. Check out their site for more details!

TARGET's Share The Force + Awesome Promo Video On YouTube.com!

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 05:12 PM EDT |

In case you missed the news, relatively new JTA reader Brian B. graciously provides us with links to share with our readers about TARGET's "Share The Force" event. This will help readers discover if a TARGET location in their area is hosting Midnight Madness. Also, be sure to check out this AWESOME YouTube video which explains "Share The Force" a little bit more as well as provides some pretty cool images from the 70s and 80s when the first generations of Star Wars fans were collecting the vintage Kenner line!

These Aren't The Black Series Figures You're Looking For....

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 05:05 PM EDT |

JTA reader jotape alerted us to a pretty interesting set of The Black Series bootleg figures. These are different from the ones we alerted you about earlier this month. These are called "SRAR WALS" figures! Check them out at AliExpress!

Bladebuilders Found At Kmart

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 05:00 PM EDT |

JTA reader Aaren A. has found one of the Bladebuilders set at his local Kmart. Check it out!

Review: Mace Windu - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 08:11 AM EDT |

We don't like the Episode I Mace Windu figure. Find out why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Mace Windu

The Power Of The Vintage Collection - eBay Aftermarket!

Posted by Paul | August 24, 2015 at 06:05 PM EDT |

Goodness gracious! Look what 2012's The Vintage Collection Ahsoka figure is going for on eBay. It's ridiculous. And if you think these are just "asking prices", just check out COMPLETED LISTINGS to see that these asking prices are pretty accurate.

Blueprints Papercraft Cardboard Death Star Available On Amazon

Posted by Chuck | August 24, 2015 at 11:54 AM EDT |

Here's another unique cardboard Death Star playset, and this one is listed on Amazon for $24.99. It's made by Blueprints and packaged in Rebels packaging. Interested? Thanks to JTA reader Todd S. for the alert!

Be sure to click through to see how this set looks with 3.75" figures displayed!

4 Unit Case Of Galactic Hunt Figures Found At Walmart

Posted by Paul | August 24, 2015 at 10:54 AM EDT |

JTA reader Tim M. writes in with the following news, yet to be revealed to date. He writes "Hey there, not sure if you've heard of these or not, I was at Walmart and Folsom California last night and saw two boxes on a pallet listed as Star Wars Galactic Hunt, had the street date for September 4th, could not open it because it was at the bottom but listed as 4 pieces per box....Just thought I would ask, Thanks...." At this point it's unknown what these could be, but it might be wise to keep your eyes peeled now through the September 4th. The box dimension were 8" x 8" x 8" and we have asked Tim for a photo.

Review: Adi Gallia - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 24, 2015 at 09:13 AM EDT |

We saw our first movie female Jedi Knight in The Phantom Menace. Thankfully, Hasbro made Adi Gallia pretty early on in the Episode I line for everyone to enjoy. See this figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Adi Gallia

Sideshow Collectibles produced a top-notch figure with the release of the Sixth Scale Scout Trooper! Click below to check out our detailed Visual Guide of this amazing collectible! We also released our full Research Droids Review this morning, which includes an additional gallery of over 35 images. Read the full review right here!

Scout Trooper - Sixth Scale - Sideshow Collectibles

Pretty Awesome Cardboard Death Star Playset Found In France!

Posted by Paul | August 23, 2015 at 07:53 PM EDT |

JTA reader Patrice from France has located a rather cool Palitoy Death Star-like Death Star cardboard playset. Although this is in Rebels packaging, this is the first time we're hearing about ti, as well as Patric. Click through for some additional details about it and be sure to check out our FULL GALLERY on our Facebook page located HERE.

   

Patrice - please email me about this. Your emails are bouncing back. I need to ask you something! Thank you! Paul

UPDATE: JTA reader Chris found this item on eBay in the UK right HERE.

We have even more Kmart store reports for you. This time JTA reader Nick Z. has found The Black Series Titanium 3-pack as well as a plethora of home items. Let The Force Awakens binge begin!

        

More Stuff Found At Kmart: Hero Mashers And Other Micro Machines

Posted by Paul | August 23, 2015 at 04:02 PM EDT |

JTA reader Mlox has found even more merchandise at his local Kmart. This time you can see some Hero Mashers and additional Micro Machines sets!

      

New Micro Machines Found At Kmart Too!

Posted by Paul | August 23, 2015 at 12:07 PM EDT |

JTA reader Damian V. found more The Force Awakens stuff at his local Kmart. We're not sure if these have been revealed amongst all of the leaks, but here are three Micro Machines sets that are new to us at least.

           


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