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Sponsor Announcement: Empire Toy Shop New Releases!

JTA is happy to bring Empire Toy Shop on as a new sponsor. We’ll kick things off with their first newsletter announcement:

The Black Series Wave 13 is in stock next week! Order now to secure your set! Also check out all the other Star Wars IN STOCK items from Bandai, Egg Attack and more!

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Let’s wrap up Wave 13 from The Black Series [Phase III] six-inch figures with our Visual Guide Update of Finn (First Order Disguise) (51). Click below for the full guide page. Make sure to stop by our review page for additional information and full review.

Finn (First Order Disguise) (51) - The Black Series [Phase III] - 6 Inch Figures

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HASCON Exclusive Clone Captain Rex NOW SHIPPING!

Clone Captain Rex is SHIPPING! You should probably check your inbox for tracking information as Hasbro Toy Shop has begun shipping out the HASCON exclusive Clone Captain Rex figure! Special thanks to all who wrote in to let us know!

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The Black Series [Phase III] Wave 14 Case Assortment

Whether this is new news for you or old news for you, we’ve compiled a list of the eight figures that will make up the third post-Force Friday II case assortment for The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ lineup. Can you say “case assortment suicide”? Click through for more.

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Sponsor Announcement: Big Bad Toys Store

Click through for a look at the latest pre-orders and new arrivals from JTA sponsor Big Bad Toy Store.

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The ultra-cool sixth scale Obi-Wan Kenobi Mythos figure is now available for pre-order. Click here for the pre-order page. 

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New TBS [P3] Titanium Figures Up For Order On TARGET.com

With special thanks to JTA reader Ben S. for the alert, TARGET online has put up The Black Series [Phase III] new Titanium Figures up for order!

      

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Amazon Sending Out TBS6 [SW40] Artoo-Detoo Cancellation Emails

It’s raining cancellations! In what is sure to be a devastating blow to collectors waiting in anticipation for The Black Series [Star Wars 40] Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2), some of our readers are receiving the dreaded email from Amazon that their long-delayed figures are ultimately being cancelled. Hasbro also stated in the Star Wars Action News article that Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) and Han Solo were two figures still coming, so this is definitely upsetting news. Click through to read the email going out to some collectors. Special thanks to JTA reader Matthew N. for sharing his experience with us.

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Amazon Adds TBS6 Supreme Leader Snoke Product Page

Amazon has created a product page for the upcoming Supreme Leader Snoke 6″ figure. This figure should be part of the third post-Force Friday II wave of The Black Series [Phase III] action figure. Special thanks to JTA reader rivesjunctionite for the alert!

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We have seen reports of the new Walgreens Exclusive The Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi [Force Spirit] 6″ showing up in stores in North Carolina and now in California. It might be time to start making those Walgreen stops. I know, I know…They’re difficult trips to make. I share the same experience many of you do with stores that get them 3 months late or never at all, but let the hunt begin! Have you found it in your area? Let us know!

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Review: Finn (First Order Disguise) - TBS6 [P3] - 51

The Finn (First Order Disguise) figure from The Black Series [Phase III] line is pretty nice, although not perfect. 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.

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The Dark Lord Of The Sith In The Han Solo Movie???

A recent rumor has popped up claiming that someone was seen on set wearing the famous suit during filming. There are no images of this as of now, but according to comicbookmovie.com their source is reliable. The question is, do we NEED Darth Vader in the Han Solo movie? Yes…He was used expertly in Rogue One and some may argue he had some of the best scenes, but I personally don’t think he should be stuck in every anthology film just for the sake of using him. It may water down the impact that Vader has. What are your thoughts on this rumor? Do you think we really need to see Vader in this film? In other news, Ron Howard teases us with a possible Kessel Run. Check out more of that info here at CBR.com

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We have another The Black Series [Phase III] six inch figure Wave 13 update. Click below to have a look at the Visual Guide for Captain Poe Dameron (53). You can also check out our full review right here.

Captain Poe Dameron (53) - The Black Series [Phase III] - 6 Inch Figures

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Entertainment Earth Update To 40th Anniversary Wave 2

Entertainment Earth has asked us to relay a little more information to our readers about The Black Series 6′ 40th Anniversary line. Please click through for more.

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It’s hard to believe, but the HASCON exclusive Clone Captain Rex hasn’t budged that much on eBay as far as what it is commanding, despite being available for nearly 45 minutes on Hasbro Toy Shop today. The question is how low will he go?

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Heavily Discounted New TBS6 Figures At Dorkside Toys!

JTA sponsor Dorkside Toys has a ton of brand new The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ figures that are significantly reduced in price. While marked as “NON MINT” I can attest that the packages are in brilliant, almost perfect condition (from my own personal experience). Some incredible steals include 6″ Hera, Syndulla, Darth Vader, Rey (Jedi Training), Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) and Kylo Ren $15.99 EACH and Rey’s Speeder (Jakku) for $42.99. Spend $69 or more and get FREE SHIPPING. All other orders pay only a $4 FLAT SHIPPING cost. Get them before they’re gone at these incredible prices!

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Star Wars Rebels Season Four Schedule Revealed

Lucasfilm has issued a press release that reveals the schedule for upcoming fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels. We’ll be getting back to back episodes, a new night, and multiple airings. Click through to check out the full press release! 

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UPDATE: HASCON Exclusive Clone Captain Rex Is NOW LIVE!

GO! GO! GO! The HASCON exclusive Clone Captain Rex is NOW LIVE! Add him to your cart before he’s gone forever!

UPDATE: Sold out just around 10:44 AM. That’s a record!

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Review: Captain Poe Dameron - TBS6 [P3] - 53

The Captain Poe Dameron figure from The Black Series [Phase III] line is much better than you think it is. Find out why this is so 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.

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Are You Ready To Get Your Game On For Clone Captain Rex?

Are you ready for the madness today? Jedi Temple Archives along with your other favorite Star Wars fan sites will be posting up-to-the-minute live links for this highly coveted Clone Captain Rex HASCON exclusive figure. Remember that this HASCON exclusive is exempt from any PROMO codes or offers and you should probably make sure you can get into your HasbroToyShop.com account right now,

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It has finally come to a head as we had predicted and advised you on for months now. Entertainment Earth is now officially sending out emails to their respective accounts noting that orders for wave 2 of the 40th anniversary line were cancelled because production has been discontinued. Click through for the complete wording of emails going out to accounts. We hope you already have your figures!

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TARGET REDCARD #ShareTheForce Exclusive Pop! Promotion

TARGET has sent out media accounts of Funko two of the upcoming TARGET exclusive “red”/”crimson” Stormtrooper exclusive part of their #ShareTheForce campaign. This Pop! Vinyl figure goes on sale October 1st. We thank TARGET for sending these out to us. Click the thumbnails below for some quick pictures.

      

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The Dark Lord of the Sith finally has a Jedi Lightsaber, but he’s about to find out that it’s not that easy to corrupt a Kyber Crystal in this next entry in the Comic Research Droids Reviews. Vader had just vanquished Master Infil’a and taken his Jedi weapon, but now he must corrupt the crystal within to claim it as his own. Take a look at how Lord Vader struggles with the conflict within himself and how Anakin Skywalker fights to break through the darkness in Darth Vader- The Chosen One (Part V). Don’t forget to drop me a line with your requests for future reviews! Coming up next is the Mace Windu miniseries.

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Let’s take a look at the The Black Series [Phase III] HASCON exclusive Clone Captain Rex 6 inch figure, today’s Visual Guide update. Click below for a full look at our guide page, and read our full review of this figure right here. Special thanks to Bret from Banthaskull.com for helping me out with the accessory images for this guide.

Clone Captain Rex - The Black Series [Phase III] - Exclusives

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Save Some Money At DisneyStore.com!

Disneystore.com has a promotion going on where you can save 20% on your order of $75 or more. The great part is that they carry everything from The Black Series Centerpieces and Speeders to 3.75″ 5POA and the new Elite Die-Cast figures. You can save a good amount by using promo code: SAVE20 and on top of that you can get free shipping on orders of $75 or more with promo code: SHIPMAGIC. It’s always great that they let you combine promo codes.

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Stop Allowing The Hate Flow Through You

An unfortunate turn of events that our friends at Yakface.com have experienced should have been the golden opportunity to make us all reflect on what’s important and bind us all together in solidarity, but in many ways it has disgustingly become an attack on other competitor sites instead (as evidenced by some of their readers in the comments). I am not going to be long-winded, but the absolute LIES, DECEPTIONS, FALSE NARRATIVES and outright DISGUST being posted by some of you on social media and in comments is SHAMEFUL and much of it is libelous. It’s sad that your hatred for other sites, including JTA, has made you go down rabbit holes and take attention off of what Yakface.com was trying to relay to you, and especially when most of it is false and stretched. I welcome any of you to come here and discuss your issues with us or any other site on their/our own turf. We’re certainly not going to add to the mayhem outside of what gets posted here. Don’t be such cowards. This isn’t about JTA or any other site. Let go of your hate for a moment and lift up and encourage Yakface.com, for they do great things for the collecting community.

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TRU Exclusive Poe Dameron's Boosted X-wing Up For Pre-order!

Finally, you can pre-order the exclusive Poe Dameron’s Boosted X-wing Fighter from ToysRUs.com with an October 27th availability date for $49.99 (ouch). Special thanks to JTA reader Michael M. for the alert!.

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TRU Exclusive Rey (Jedi Training On Crait) Up For Pre-order!

You can also PRE-ORDER the Rey (Jedi Training On Crait) Toys R Us exclusive for $34.99.

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Hurry! The Admiral Ackbar/First Order Officer Toys R Is exclusive two-pack in IN STOCK and ready to ship!

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Toys R Us Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Retailer Toys R Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This action will allow them to work with creditors to hopefully turnaround their current financial status. Toys R Us will operate in a “business as usual” fashion for the foreseeable future. The NY Times has the full story. (This is the “big announcement” we let you know was coming last night.)

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Review: Clone Captain Rex - TBS6 [P3] - HASCON Exclusive

If Bantha Skull is done with their “n-1” attack tactics, we’d like to present our readers with a thorough look at the HASCON exclusive The Black Series [Phase III] Clone Captain Rex 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.

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UPDATE: A Major Announcement Arriving Tomorrow Morning?

PLEASE SEE UPDATE! Jedi Temple Archives has just learned that things are in motion right now as we speak that will materialize as a “major” Star Wars related announcement Tuesday morning. We don’t know what it’s about or in what capacity it relates to Star Wars, but it is supposedly HUGE news. Apologies in advance if whatever this is doesn’t materialize, but we were encouraged to take note that something big is coming. We will be sure to link to it if/when it goes live.

UPDATE: We have learned that the announcement has nothing to do with being directly related to Star Wars. But it does have to do with being indirectly related to Star Wars collecting. Stay tuned for the announcement tomorrow.

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We have our final Wave 9 The Black Series [Phase III] 3.75″ Visual Guide update tonight, featuring Resistance Tech Rose. Click below for our guide page, and click here for our review page.

Resistance Tech Rose - The Black Series [Phase III] - 3.75" Figures

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Review: Resistance Tech Rose - TBS [P3] - 3.75" SA

We’re continuing our months-long look at the new products that were released for the Force Friday II product launch. It’s now time to check out The Black Series [Phase III] Resistance Tech Rose super-articulated 3.75″ figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! We think her character is getting unnecessary flack too. 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.

Resistance Tech Rose

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Would Wookiee Weekend Work While Withstanding Wisecracks?

So far we’ve had Force Friday in 2015. Rogue Friday in 2016. And Force Friday II in 2017. For 2018, what would be a good product line launch name for Han Solo: A Star Wars Story? Unlike our headline, we’re “thinking” that Wookiee Weekend would be a nice use of alliteration, no?

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