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Titanium May Have Returned To The Star Wars Line, But These Haven't!

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 09:51 PM EST |

JTA reader Jason A. sends us an image of a very old item showing up at his local NJ Walmart. This figure is from the Revenge Of The Sith/The Saga Collection era and the line was cancelled rather abruptly. They are 3.75" scaled die-cast metal figures. They were quite nice, but the line was sadly unsuccessful. I asked Jason what the UPC looked like (if it had been manipulated in some fashion) but I haven't heard back from him yet. Usually when product this old arrives at retail is usually just another complex case of theft.

More Reasons To Loathe Walmart - As If There Weren't Enough Already

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 09:44 PM EST |

It's old news that third party vendors are selling stuff on Walmart.com. But it REALLY becomes salt in the wound when it is Walmart's own exclusives getting scalped by these other sellers. JTA reader Gavin B. had to share this disturbing image with us.

A Store Report From Spain!

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 09:36 PM EST |

The Star Wars action figure line affects every country differently. Check out what JTA reader Javier from Spain found! Click through for more! (P.S. Can I just say how honored we are that JTA reaches this far of an audience?)

Let The TFA Markdowns Commence!

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 09:18 PM EST |

Well, the merchandise has begun getting marked down. We just saw Walmart begin to discount their vehicle (I noticed the same thing in my area today in fact). Now JTA reader Trent R. sends us proof hat Meijer has reduced the Battle Action Millennium Falcon 50%! Click the image below for more!

Review: Luke Skywalker [Snowspeeder Pilot] - LC - BD51

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 05:11 PM EST |

Luke Skywalker

  • Collectible: Luke Skywalker (BD51)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #196
  • Original Publication Date: December 5, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 51st most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Review: First Order Snowtrooper - TBS [P3] - Six Inch Figure (12)

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2016 at 12:40 AM EST |

The Black Series [Phase III] First Order Snowtrooper general market release is just as nice as the First Order Snowtrooper Officer from Toys R Us. Learn more in our Research Droids Reviews today! You're going to like this one. 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.

First Order Snowtrooper

Walmart Exclusive TBS 3.75" Rey (Jakku) Is Back In Stock!

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2016 at 06:36 PM EST |

Walmart.com has once again all of the exclusive 3.75" TBS figures in stock for $12.83 each! Hurry, you know Rey is going to go first like she has each and every time so far! Please note prices can change at any time. Special thanks to all who wrote in with the alerts!

FlashBack Review: Zuckuss - LC - BD54

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2016 at 05:38 PM EST |

Zuckuss

  • Collectible: Zuckuss (BD54)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #198
  • Original Publication Date: December 7, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 194th most visited review
  • Score: 4.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Ezra Bridger's Speeder Back Up For Order On Amazon

Posted by Chuck | February 07, 2016 at 03:46 PM EST |

Amazon has Ezra Bridger's Speeder back in stock... for now! Get it while you can!

Review: First Order General Hux - TBS [P3] - Six Inch Figures (13)

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2016 at 08:29 AM EST |

The Black Series [Phase III] First Order General Hux is a gorgeous action figure even if it doesn't look like the actor all that much. Learn more in our Research Droids Reviews today! You're going to like this one. 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.

First Order General Hux

FlashBack Review: AT-AT Driver - LC - BD49

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 06:06 PM EST |

AT-AT Driver

  • Collectible: AT-AT Driver (BD49)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #197
  • Original Publication Date: December 6, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 130th most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Sponsor Announcement: NJ Toys And Collectibles: TFA Restocks!

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 06:03 PM EST |

JTA sponsor NJ Toys And Collectibles has restocked on some The Force Awakens figures and has some great deals on older The Black Series figures! Check it all out!

Sponsor Announcement: Dorkside Toys

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:59 PM EST |

Check out the latest from JTA sponsor Dorkside Toys! Click through for more!

I'll Gladly Pay You $9 For A Jango Fett Today!

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:55 PM EST |

JTA reader Havok found The Black Series [Phase III] Jango Fett for $9 at his local Walmart. Click through for his experience.

New The Force Awakens Merchandise Arriving In NY

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:52 PM EST |

JTA reader K.S. sends us a great and new exciting store report. He found a couple of new products at his TARGET in NY. Check them out by clicking the images below.

    

When Nothing But Old Stock Shows Up At Your Local Brick And Mortar

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:44 PM EST |

In one of those "you just never know what you're going to find at retail," JTA reader Derek sends us an image of what he found at his local TARGET for $13.98. Derek explains that this was a difficult figure to find in his area. Click through for more.

    

JTA reader K.S. writes in with some new store finds including the Titanium helmets in addition to reship of the very first Rey (Starkiller Base) Build A Weapon figure! This store report comes from NJ where stock has been horribly low and almost impossible to find. Perhaps things are looking up in the Garden State.

    

Walgreens Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) Still Hitting Hard!

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:23 PM EST |

The Walgreens exclusive Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) TBS6 figure continues to hit various stores hard across America. We are getting one report after another about this figure showing up in heavy quantities. Special thanks to JTA reader Brad L. for the photo.

Kylo Ren Micro Machines Playset

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:17 PM EST |

This may be old news for you, but a new Kylo Ren Micro Machines playset has been discovered on Entertainment Earth's website. Special thanks to Enrique M. for the news!

UPDATE: Special thanks to JTA reader rivesjunctionite we can provide you with larger images of the Kylo Re Micro Machines playset!

   

Bootleg 6" Emperor's Royals Guard Hits eBay!

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 05:09 PM EST |

Check out this new set of bootleg 6" figures showing up on eBay which includes the very first Emperor's Royal Guard in this scale. (We wonder if a Hasbro version is also in the works now....) Get this 6 piece set for $11.99! Special thanks to JTA reader Carlos C. for the alert!

What's In The Box? Star Wars Limited Edition Crate Hands-On Look

Posted by Chuck | February 06, 2016 at 01:15 PM EST |

The Star Wars themed Limited Edition Loot Crate is starting to arrive. Click through to take a hands-on look at what you can expect from this gigantic-sized edition. And, you can still order this right here.

Review: X-wing Pilot Asty - TBS [P3] - Six Inch Figure (14)

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 08:06 AM EST |

The Black Series [Phase III] X-wing Pilot Asty is a pretty nice action figure that needs a tad more tweaking. Let's find out why in our Research Droids Reviews today! You're going to like this one. 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.

X-wing Pilot Asty

TBS6 Wave 5 Back In Stock At Amazon!

Posted by Paul | February 06, 2016 at 06:38 AM EST |

IN STOCK right now on Amazon! Special thanks to JTA reader Sean for the alert! Captain Phasma and First Order Flametrooper are ready to ship! Keep a CLOSE eye on Amazon today because Han Solo and Finn (FN2187) were both in stock as well and JUST went out of stock. They may pop up any time!

FlashBack Review: Episode V Concept Art Snowtrooper - LC - BD48

Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 04:47 PM EST |

Episode V Concept Art Snowtrooper

  • Collectible: Episode V Concept Art Snowtrooper (BD48)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #201
  • Original Publication Date: December 10, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 300th most visited review
  • Score: 4.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Hot Toys 1/6 Scale Shock Trooper Pre-order Is Live

Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2016 at 04:25 PM EST |

Sideshow Collectibles has put the Hot Toys Shock Trooper up for pre-order. Get all the details after the jump!

Can't wait to find out more about the events leading up to The Force Awakens? Read an excerpt from the upcoming Star Wars: Bloodline right now. It's set 6 years before TFA, and is due to hit the shelves on May 3rd. You can also pre-order this on Amazon. Click here to read the excerpt!

TFA Set To Cross $2 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 05, 2016 at 03:49 PM EST |

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will reportedly pass the $900 million mark at the domestic box office and the $2 billion mark at the worldwide box office this weekend. The Force Awakens will become just the third film to pass $2 billion in sales. Two James Cameron directed films, Avatar and Titanic, are the only other films to reach that milestone. Although The Force Awakens is running roughly $140 million ahead of Avatar at the domestic box office, it will be virtually impossible to pass Avatar's $2.7 billion global haul (and likely take a re-release to come close). Variety has the full story

The Vintage Collection: Magnificent, Unwavering And Astounding

Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 11:23 AM EST |

There is an unstoppable aftermarket force when it comes to The Vintage Collection – the greatest Hasbro invention ever. And it is becoming overwhelming. Some of the most common figures that peg-warmed during its original run are commanding ridiculous amounts of money and ones that were hot at their release are nearly untouchable if you're interested in purchasing them today. Check out just what some eBayers are getting for these modern classic gems. It makes us wonder if this collection will one day compete with the actual vintage Kenner line from 1978-1985, because right now some of the TVC are more expensive than the figures from the 70s and 80s.... carded too! And now that we know that Hasbro doesn't have access to all of their older and recent sculpts, we may NEVER see many of these masterpieces again.

Review: Rey (Jakku) - TFA - 12-Inch Figure

Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 09:28 AM EST |

The only thing the Rey (Jakku) 12-Inch Figure is missing is a cape so she can fly. Check out this controversially delayed action figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! You're going to like this one. 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.

Rey (Jakku)

Sideshow Collectibles Announces Fully Articulated Diecast Figures

Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2016 at 09:22 AM EST |

Sideshow Collectibles announced 4 highly articulated diecast figures by Herocross Company Ltd, the Hybrid Metal Figuration Series. These figures not only offer multiple points of articulation, but interchangeable parts as well. Click below for full details and pre-order information for each!

     

     

Hasbro And Mattel Talk Possible Merger?

Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 08:02 AM EST |

Bloomberg is reporting that Hasbro and Mattel have apparently had talks about a possible merger. Click through for the full report and video.

    

UPDATE: Check out this news update on msn.com!

It looks like our whining may have helped. Walmart.com has all of the exclusive 3.75" TBS figures in stock for $12.83 each! Hurry, you know Rey is going to go first! Please note prices can change at any time. Special thanks to Josh H., CAP trooper, Nick R., Paul C. and Dominik M. for the alerts!

TBS6 Wave 4 Hitting Much More Frequently!

Posted by Paul | February 04, 2016 at 07:10 PM EST |

Well, well well. It looks like wave 4 is really starting to become more available. We have received reports from Massachusetts as well as Wisconsin. And we even have new reports from NJ! JTA reader Michael V. sends us this image from WI. Report your finds in the comments!

FlashBack Review: Cloud City Wing Guard [Sergeant Edian] - LC - BD50

Posted by Paul | February 04, 2016 at 03:33 PM EST |

Cloud City Wing Guard [Sergeant Edian]

  • Collectible: Cloud City Wing Guard [Sergeant Edian] (BD50)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #199
  • Original Publication Date: December 8, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 401st most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Review: Hassk Thug - TFA - Build A Weapon (Forest)

Posted by Paul | February 04, 2016 at 12:40 AM EST |

Let's now check out the Hassk Thug from the Build A Weapon line in our Research Droids Reviews today! You're going to like this one. 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.

Hassk Thug

We Need A The Black Series Six-Inch Greatest Hits Assortment....

Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 09:27 PM EST |

One of our readers directed our attention to what The Black Series [Phase I] Anakin Skywalker figure is commanding on the aftermarket. We personally never saw this wave hit retail, but we're just as shocked at what it's selling for on eBay. There are so many figures Hasbro needs to reissue in this line. It's definitely time to release a "greatest hits" case assortment out on the market to help kill these aftermarket prices.

Sponsor Announcement: Big Bad Toy Store

Posted by Chuck | February 03, 2016 at 09:21 PM EST |

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

Big Bad Toy Store

Titanium Helmets Found In Canada!

Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 09:18 PM EST |

I personally cannot wait for the Titanium Series one-sixth scale helmets to arrive at my local stores. I patiently waited for Gentle Giant Ltd. to release their Armory line, but that never came to pass and the line was ultimately abandoned. Thankfully, it looks like Hasbro has truly crafted a nice collectors' item and I hope the line succeeds. JTA Canadian reader Daniel McG. found these in Montreal Quebec today.

    

SMALL Star Wars Presence At Toy Fair This Year And NO Rogue One Toys

Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 05:48 PM EST |

Litzky Public Relations, the new PR firm for Hasbro, directly reached out to us to clarify the Star Wars presence this year at Toy Fair. Sadly, despite the report that showed up from Germany, we have learned that Hasbro WILL NOT be revealing any Rogue One toys at Toy Fair this year. Click through for more.

FlashBack Review: Willrow Hood (+ Bonus Jedi Defender Interview) - LC

Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 03:48 PM EST |

Willrow Hood

  • Collectible: Willrow Hood (BD53)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #200
  • Original Publication Date: December 9, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 368th most visited review
  • Score: 4.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009


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