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Toy Fair 2016 - LEGO Preview Party Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2016 at 10:02 AM EST |

The 2016 Toy Fair kicked off with LEGO's annual Preview Party. We just wrapped up our visit there and have our full gallery right here. Click through to check out the latest from LEGO!

Review: Saleucami Trooper - LC - BD25

Posted by Paul | February 13, 2016 at 05:44 AM EST |

The Legacy Collection was peppered with a few straight repacks to help make Build A Droid parts more accessible. It's time to check out the Saleucami Trooper who is really nothing more than a straight repack. Learn 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.

Saleucami Trooper

Sponsor Announcement: Brian's Toys

Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2016 at 05:14 PM EST |

AFA graded loose Lili Ledy Vintage Star Wars figures & Herocross Hybrid Metal Figures from Sideshow Collectibles! Visit our newsletter for even more vintage toy listings and to find links to our NO RESERVE eBay auctions.

Check out new Vintage Star Wars listings at brianstoys.com now!

Brian's Toys

FlashBack Review: Commander Bacara - LC - BD47

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:48 PM EST |

Commander Bacara

  • Collectible: Commander Bacara (BD47)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Build A Droid
  • Review Sequence: #183
  • Original Publication Date: November 22, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 342nd most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

UK Store Report #2: TBS6 Wave 5 Hitting Asda!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:45 PM EST |

We have another store report from the UK! JTA UK reader Davod S. lets us know that TBS6 wave 5 is also hitting ASDA stores!

Atlanta Region Comes Through For JTA Reader Big Time!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:40 PM EST |

JTA reader Kendall P. has found a plethora of Star Wars stuff in Georgia just west of Hotlanta. He's headin' down the Atlanta highway.... Lookin' for Star Wars stuff! Click through for his detailed report!

    
    

New Two-Packs Found In Boston!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:32 PM EST |

JTA reader Darth Janus sends us a cool store report from Boston that the new Two-Packs are showing up! Click through for more!!

UK Store Report #1: TBS6 Wave 5 Hitting Smyths!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:29 PM EST |

JTA UK reader James W. sends us a report from Smyths Toy Store. Click through for more!!

Sponsor Announcement: NJ Toys And Collectibles

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:24 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! And there is a ton more to check out too!

There is often time wasted discrediting those who just can't find anything in stores. JTA reader Bobby W. sends us an eager report because he found Captain Phasma in the TBS6 line for the first time!

Sponsor Announcement: Dorkside Toys

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:17 PM EST |

Check out the latest from JTA sponsor Dorkside Toys!

Legendary Yoda Being Found On Clearance At TARGET

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:14 PM EST |

JTA friend and reader Darth Chuck sends us photographic image that the Legendary Yoda has hit a new lower clearance price at TARGET too. Now available at many stores for $53.98, if you want this item it is time to start stalking the end caps!

Make The Black Series 6" Figures Look Incredible With Soft-Goods!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:10 PM EST |

JTA friend and reader Arnold Corso sends us a link to eBay seller rickhor409 who has custom soft-goods available for many Star Wars 6" figures. We highly suggest checking them out to see how you can make your figures look the way they were intended to look.

TBS6 Ahsoka Tano and Kanan Jarrus Listings On Amazon

Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2016 at 01:58 PM EST |

They are not available to order yet, but we finally get pictures to go along with the product names on their respective Amazon listings. Click below to have a look at each figure! Big thanks (as usual) to JTA reader rivesjunctionite for the tip!

   

TRU Rewards R Us Members Privy To President's Day Bargains Today

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 10:06 AM EST |

TRU Rewards R Us members have been given special access today to check out promotions for the President's Day sale happening this weekend. JTA reader Paul G. writes in to let us know that Star Wars figures are part of the deal. TRY will be running a Buy One Get One 50% off sale (along with other brands that you can mix and match). Whether they get new merchandise is a totally different thing however.

LEGO unveils three new Star Wars life-size replicas today, joining their recently announced BB-8, Kylo Ren, and Rey. Click through for a close-up look at these!

Review: Jango Fett - LC - BD15

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 07:41 AM EST |

The Legacy Collection was peppered with a few straight repacks to help make Build A Droid parts more accessible. It's time to check out Jango Fett who is really nothing more than a straight repack. Learn 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.

Jango Fett

New Lego Star Wars Series Coming To Disney XD

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 11, 2016 at 06:14 PM EST |

Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures will premiere this summer on Disney XD. The animated comedy series will star the Freemakers, a family of scavengers who are thrown into the galactic fight against the Empire when the youngest member of the family discovers he has a connection to the Force. Yeah, nothing can go wrong here. Starwars.com has the full story. 

FlashBack Review: Jeremoch Colton - LC - BD42

Posted by Paul | February 11, 2016 at 04:46 PM EST |

Jeremoch Colton

  • Collectible: Jeremoch Colton (BD42)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Build A Droid
  • Review Sequence: #182
  • Original Publication Date: November 21, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 957th most visited review
  • Score: 2.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Takodana Encounter Multipack Revealed With New Maz Kanata Figure

Posted by Paul | February 11, 2016 at 02:18 PM EST |

Entertainment Weekly fully reveals a new Takodana Encounter multipack which includes Maz Kanata. The article claims this set will sell for less than $20, but I don't know how that's possible. In addition to three and a half figures, there are accessories and a new chest from Maz's castle. Check out the full reveal!

Review: Anakin Skywalker - LC - BD14

Posted by Paul | February 11, 2016 at 12:10 AM EST |

The Legacy Collection was peppered with a few straight repacks to help make Build A Droid parts more accessible. It's time to check out Anakin Skywalker which is really nothing more than a straight repack. Learn 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

After 40 Years We Now Know Who Played BoShek!

Posted by Paul | February 10, 2016 at 09:43 PM EST |

For nearly 40 years, Basil Tomlin has had an uncredited role as BoShek in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. But now we know who he is! He even had an action figure before proper credit! Screenrant.com has the story!

Star Wars Rebels Review: Legends of Lasat (S02E14)

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 10, 2016 at 09:08 PM EST |

For the first time since the second episode of season one, Zeb was the main focus of this week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels. Hondo Ohnaka is back as well, so you know this episode will at least be entertaining. Click through for the full review!

Episode VIII Begins Filming

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 10, 2016 at 08:34 PM EST |

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode VIII has begun. The Rian Johnson directed film will be released in December 2017. Iger also confirmed that production on Episode IX is now underway and Rogue One is "virtually completed." Entertainment Weekly has the full story.

Sponsor Announcement: Big Bad Toy Store

Posted by Chuck | February 10, 2016 at 07:41 PM EST |

Click through for all the latest info from JTA sponsor Big Bad Toy Store! They always have a plethora of new pre-orders and new arrivals, not only from Star Wars, but many other licenses too.

Big Bad Toy Store

Alethea McGrath Has Passed Away At 96

Posted by Paul | February 10, 2016 at 06:47 PM EST |

We are sad to report that our own de facto mascot Jocasta Nu has passed away. Actress Alethea McGrath, the wonderful Australian actress, has passed away February 9, 2016. TheForce.net has the full story.

FlashBack Review: Utai - LC - BD41

Posted by Paul | February 10, 2016 at 05:41 PM EST |

Utai

  • Collectible: Utai (BD41)
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Build A Droid
  • Review Sequence: #181
  • Original Publication Date: November 20, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 872nd most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) Still Hitting Brick and Mortar

Posted by Chuck | February 10, 2016 at 02:42 PM EST |

JTA reader Dart reports in that he found plenty of Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) at his local Walgreens in Nicholasville, KY. If you still need this, keep checking your local stores!

Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi - LC - BD13

Posted by Paul | February 10, 2016 at 12:55 AM EST |

The Legacy Collection was peppered with a few straight repacks to help make Build A Droid parts more accessible. Let us first check out Obi-Wan Kenobi who came with an important accessory that the first version didn't. Learn 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.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

FlashBack Reviews: HK-50 - TLC - Build A Droid

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2016 at 07:04 PM EST |

HK-50

  • Collectible: HK-50
  • Collection: Legacy Collection
  • Category: Build A Droid
  • Review Sequence: #204
  • Original Publication Date: December 13, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 310th most visited review
  • Score: 4.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Even coming out among the first wave of figures, Rey is still the hot ticket! Rey (Starkiller Base) can be found right here on Amazon if you have been forever looking for her...

Most Of TBS6 Wave 5 Back In Stock At Amazon!

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2016 at 02:23 PM 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) are both in stock as well. These will continue to pop up any time!

Is The Star Wars Toy Line Inadvertently Being Sabotaged?

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2016 at 11:29 AM EST |

Is the collector-focused Star Wars line sabotaged? Is Hasbro's toy line in general always going to be like an upstream battle? Are we being told what we should like? Yeah, that sounds about right in this day and age. (more....)

Review: Jawas - POTF2 [R] - Basic

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2016 at 09:21 AM EST |

We have one more POTF2 basic figure to do from the red phase of the line. Let's finish it up with the Jawas two-pack, the first of many in the Star Wars line. They are the focus of 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.

Jawas

New Promo Code At Hasbro Toy Shop

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2016 at 08:27 AM EST |

If you need any peg-warmers at HasbroToyShop.com, they have a new PROMO CODE for free shipping when you spend $25 in their online store. USE code LOVE16. It lasts only a week (this week) but we're not sure of the exact expiration date.

eBay Seller tunghori's Store and Auctions Suddenly Show Up Empty

Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2016 at 08:20 AM EST |

JTA viewer Alientek has pointed out that long time eBay seller tunghori's store has become suddenly empty, as well as his auctions. For years tunghori has brought hard-to-find loose figures and newly revealed figures to collectors, usually at reasonable prices. Does this mean he's finally been shut down? We'll have to keep an eye on his store to see if it fills back up or disappears altogether.

Han Solo - The Black Series - 3.75 Inch

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!


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