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Win A Free Box Of Topps Rebels Trading Cards From Topps and JTA!

Topps and Jedi Temple Archives are giving away a FREE box of Star Wars Rebels trading cards. How do you win? All the details after the jump!

The Black Series 6 Inch Wave 8 Hits Amazon

Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2015 at 10:01 AM EDT |

Amazon.com has now made The Black Series Wave 8 available for pre-order. Click each image below for direct links.

         

Gentle Giant Han Solo (Hero of Yavin) Mini Bust Gallery and Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2015 at 09:29 AM EDT |

Gentle Giant has a new gallery of their upcoming Han Solo (Hero of Yavin) mini bust. You can check out a full gallery and pre-order him right here. It looks like his face sculpt has had a major change from the preview product announced last fall, and not for the better. You can click through to see how the prototype compares to the final version.

Review: AT-DP Driver - R - Saga Legends (SL14)

Posted by Paul | February 28, 2015 at 12:10 AM EDT |

Here is another excellent figure from the Star Wars: Rebels Saga Legends line. See the AT-DP Driver (who is really an Imperial Combat Driver) 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.

AT-DP Driver

FlashBack Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi - TLC - BD 9

Posted by Paul | February 27, 2015 at 04:03 PM EDT |

Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Collectible: Obi-Wan Kenobi (BD 9)
  • Collection: The Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #12
  • Original Publication Date: June 4, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 464th most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

PRESS RELEASE: LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales Series On Disney XD

Posted by Paul | February 27, 2015 at 01:30 PM EDT |

ENFIELD, Conn. (February 27, 2015) – The LEGO Group, world renowned manufacturer of construction toys, today announced that Disney XD has acquired LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales for airing later this year. The animated content series consists of five 22-minute episodes that re-tell the Star Wars saga in chronological order from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace up through Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Disney XD is also currently home to the animated hit series Star Wars Rebels. (more....)

Win A Free Box Of Topps Rebels Trading Cards From Topps and JTA!

Posted by Chuck | February 27, 2015 at 12:07 PM EDT |

Topps reached out to us and offered a free box of Star Wars Rebels trading cards to our Jedi Temple Archives viewers. How do you win? Click through for the details!

Review: TIE Pilot - R - Saga Legends (SL13)

Posted by Paul | February 27, 2015 at 08:19 AM EDT |

We will be finishing out February with the couple of Rebels Saga Legends we just found at retail. Let's check out the awesome TIE Pilot. He is better than you might think. Check him out 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.

TIE Pilot

Topps Star Wars Rebels Trading Cards

Posted by Chuck | February 26, 2015 at 09:12 PM EDT |

Topps continues their Star Wars releases with an all-new Star Wars Rebels set based on the animated series. Click through for information on the complete set, as well as a look at some of the cards.

Sideshow Collectibles announced with this week's newsletter an all-new Darth Vader (Lord of the Sith) Premium Format Figure. Click here for the full preview page. Pre-orders open on Thursday, March 5th.

FlashBack Review: Padmé Amidala - TLC - BD 12

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2015 at 02:49 PM EDT |

Padmé Amidala

  • Collectible: Padmé Amidala (BD 12)
  • Collection: The Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #32
  • Original Publication Date: June 24, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 616th most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Review: Padmé Amidala - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2015 at 08:17 AM EDT |

This is the figure that changed the Unleashed line and brought many more collectors into its fold. Just please don't call her "perky Padme" fan boys. She's the mother of Jedi royalty for goodness sake. See Padmé Amidala 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.

Padmé Amidala

Sponsor Announcement: Big Bad Toy Store

Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2015 at 06:18 PM EDT |

Click through for the latest newsletter from Big Bad Toy Store, including pre-orders for the new 6" The Black Series waves...

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

Big Bad Toy Store

FlashBack Review: Mon Calamari Warrior - TLC - BD 14

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2015 at 05:31 PM EDT |

Mon Calamari Warrior

  • Collectible: Mon Calamari Warrior (BD 14)
  • Collection: The Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #97
  • Original Publication Date: August 28, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 929th most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Yeah, that isn't an exaggeration. Well, there is no other way to say this than it's a miracle. To my shock, yours truly found a fresh "supply" of Saga Legends wave 2 at a local TARGET store right outside of Philadelphia. As you know, TARGET gets most of their figures piece meal now and I was fortunate enough to locate the AT-DP Driver and TIE Fighter Pilot figures (2 of each and that was it). The bigger shock? This local TARGET store, which has had one sole Yoda 3.75" (orange card) hanging and NOTHING ELSE SINCE today also had the TARGET exclusive "figure and vehicle" sets too. Still no sign of the AT-DP with AT-DP Driver yet....

Rebels Saga Legends Wave 2 Hits Roanoke VA!

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2015 at 05:20 PM EDT |

It looks like remedy is in order as we have more Rebels store reports in areas that have been dry for months. JTA good friend Darth Eddie provides us with proof that wave 2 of Saga Legends have hit Roanoke, VA!

Sponsor Announcement: Dorkside Toys - Pre-order TBS6 Wave 9! Hurry!

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2015 at 01:16 PM EDT |

Pre-order wave 9 of The Black Series 6" at JTA sponsor Dorkside Toys right now! Singles are also available and we don't expect IG-88 and Leia Boushh to last long so hurry!

Marvel's Darth Vader #2 On Sale Today

Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2015 at 12:26 PM EDT |

On sale today: Marvel's Darth Vader #2. Stop by your local comic shop to pick it up, or get the digital version at the Marvel Digital Comics Shop!

Review: Aurra Sing - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2015 at 07:51 AM EDT |

She's not as bald as Asajj Ventress, but she is "follicly-challenged" in her own little way too. See the gorgeous Aurra Sing Unleashed 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.

Aurra Sing

FlashBack Review: Clone SCUBA Trooper - TLC - BD 10

Posted by Paul | February 24, 2015 at 04:44 PM EDT |

Clone SCUBA Trooper

  • Collectible: Clone SCUBA Trooper (BD 10)
  • Collection: The Legacy Collection
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #33
  • Original Publication Date: June 25, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 597th most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Our friends at Mintinbox.net have unveiled their Celebration VII exclusive giveaway. A beautiful 4 piece puzzle tribute to Ralph McQuarrie! Click here to check out the details, including how you can get a hand on these prints!

Review: Asajj Ventress - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 24, 2015 at 07:41 AM EDT |

Ooo.... does she look mad or what? See the beautifully evil Asajj Ventress Unleashed 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.

Asajj Ventress

Darth Vader Makes Appearance In Season Finale Of Rebels!

Posted by Paul | February 24, 2015 at 07:34 AM EDT |

Darth Vader appears in the season finale of Rebels! Check out the preview!

FlashBack Review: MagnaGuard - TCW [F/S1] - No. 22

Posted by Paul | February 23, 2015 at 05:33 PM EDT |

MagnaGuard

  • Collectible: MagnaGuard (No. 22)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #260
  • Original Publication Date: February 7, 2010
  • Current Ranking: 705th most visited review
  • Score: 3.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Review: Aayla Secura - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 23, 2015 at 08:24 AM EDT |

She's beautiful, bold and blue and that's probably all you need to know when it comes to the Aayla Secura Unleashed figure. Check out this beauty 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.

Aayla Secura

FlashBack Review: R2-D2 - TCW [F/S1] - Basic (No. 8)

Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2015 at 09:39 PM EDT |

R2-D2

  • Collectible: R2-D2 (No. 8)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #218
  • Original Publication Date: December 27, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 1,066th most visited review
  • Score: 5 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Store Report: Star Wars Rebels Wave 2 Found In NC

Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2015 at 09:37 PM EDT |

Star Wars Rebels Wave 2 has been showing up more and more. Let's hope this is the start of a new trend... figures on shelves! Click through for JTA reader Michael's report from North Carolina!

Review: Luke Skywalker [Snowspeeder Pilot] - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 22, 2015 at 01:20 AM EDT |

Oh man is this an awesome Unleashed figure! Check out the stunning Luke Skywalker [Snowspeeder Pilot] based on some off screen moment perhaps within the Battle of Hoth. He even has removable goggles. For us, this figure reminds us quite a bit of an excellent Ralph McQuarrie sketch. See if you agree. It's all 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.

Luke Skywalker [Snowspeeder Pilot]

Sponsor Announcement: Dorkside Toys - Pre-order TBS6 Wave 8!

Posted by Paul | February 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM EDT |

JTA sponsor Dorkside Toys now has The Black Series 6" wave 8 available for PRE-ORDER! You can also get singles as well by clicking any of these links: Emperor Palpatine, Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise), Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise) and Clone Trooper Captain.

FlashBack Review: Padmé Amidala - TCW [F/S1] - No. 20

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2015 at 08:21 PM EDT |

Padmé Amidala

  • Collectible: Padmé Amidala (No. 20)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #259
  • Original Publication Date: February 6, 2010
  • Current Ranking: 822nd most visited review
  • Score: 3.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

West Coast Dockworkers Deal Dispute Reached

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2015 at 03:14 PM EDT |

It looks like as if a deal has been reached in the West Coast dockworkers dispute. But before you get too excited, it is expected that the backlog is so severe that it will be months before they actually catch up and are on a normal routine. Besides, from our conversations with Hasbro at Toy Fair, this strike has only been one of many problems anyhow (and not even a root cause). USAToday.com has the story.

Review: Mace Windu - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2015 at 01:20 AM EDT |

Here is a fiery version of Mace Windu. Check it out 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

FlashBack Review: Clone Pilot Odd Ball - TCW [F/S1] - No. 11

Posted by Paul | February 20, 2015 at 03:32 PM EDT |

Clone Pilot Odd Ball

  • Collectible: Clone Pilot Odd Ball (No. 11)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #257
  • Original Publication Date: February 4, 2010
  • Current Ranking: 988th most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Twelfth Parsec's Custom Diorama Environments Web Site Up and Running

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2015 at 02:25 PM EDT |

The team over at Twelfth Parsec wanted to share their recent progress for diorama and display enthusiasts. Their site is up and running, so make sure you check out some of the cool things they are doing over there to satiate collector's desires for playset-like displays. Click through for a few of the items they have for sale right now, and feel free to comment on the items they currently have (and maybe some items you would like them to make next—I'm sure they'd love to hear ideas)!

Review: Yoda - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 20, 2015 at 07:51 AM EDT |

Check out the stunning Unleashed Yoda 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.

Yoda

FlashBack Review: Asajj Ventress - TCW [F/S1] - No. 15

Posted by Paul | February 19, 2015 at 04:42 PM EDT |

Asajj Ventress

  • Collectible: Asajj Ventress (No. 15)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #151
  • Original Publication Date: October 21, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 241st most visited review
  • Score: 4.5 holocrons
  • Released: 2008

Hasbro sends the one and only Peter Mayhew a copy of The Black Series 3.75" Chewbacca figure. Peter posted this on his Facebook page today. Thank you to our friends at the Wolfpack Podcast for the alert!

Review: Count Dooku [Darth Tyranus] - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 19, 2015 at 12:55 AM EDT |

He was the antagonist in Attack Of The Clones and a main character in The Clone Wars. See the artistic interpretation of Count Dooku [Darth Tyranus] in the Unleashed line 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.

Count Dooku [Darth Tyranus]

Clone Trooper (With Space Gear)

  • Collectible: Clone Trooper (With Space Gear) (No. 21)
  • Collection: The Clone Wars [Film/Season 1]
  • Category: Basic Figures
  • Review Sequence: #125
  • Original Publication Date: September 25, 2009
  • Current Ranking: 1,113th most visited review
  • Score: 4 holocrons
  • Released: 2009

Star Wars Rebels Vehicles In Stock On Amazon.com

Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2015 at 09:46 AM EDT |

The Star Wars Rebels vehicles are in stock on Amazon.com if you are still looking for them. These have been a bit "easier" to come by on the shelves than the figures, but if you haven't seen them or have been holding out you can find them all right here.

Review: Clone Trooper - Unleashed

Posted by Paul | February 18, 2015 at 01:20 AM EDT |

We are back to Unleashed! Let's check out the Clone Trooper from this line. It's the topic 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.

Clone Trooper


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