JTA sponsor Entertainment Earth has listed The Vintage Collection wave 21 for pre-order (finally) with May availability!
The Vintage Collection repacks with new “photorealistic” deco are BACK IN STOCK at Amazon!
UPDATE: All sold out at $12.99 each.
Our friends over at Fanthatracks are giving away a Sail Barge. While you can enter from anywhere in the world, they will only ship to a UK address. Click through for full details (and restrictions).
It’s not as cheap as the first time, but still significantly lower in price! Amazon has listed the Hyper Real Darth Vader for $56 and change with Prime. Hurry! Thanks to JTA reader Floyd for the alert!
We were devastated to learn that the greatest Star Wars collecting podcast ever has decided to close its doors. Our friends Criz B. from Jedi Business and Jake from From 4-LOM To Zuckuss are moving onto other projects. But their popular Toy Run Action Figure Podcast ending is a huge loss. See their announcement on Facebook. We wish you guys the best of luck and look forward to your future endeavors. Please always know your high-quality show was unparalleled.
If you missed out on this item on eBay, the same seller has non-damaged versions of it for only $149.99 on Amazon and with Prime. Thanks to JTA reader Germinator for the alert!
We want to wish our terrific friends at Bantha Skull a Happy 10-Year Anniversary! We’re honored to count you as friends!
Our friend and yours, Victoria, from Victoria’s Cantina, has put together a little op-ed about where we are as collectors, primarily with Hasbro. Click through for more.
In this episode of the Cantina Chatter Podcast, Victoria and her guests discuss a topic that is often ignored: Why we collect toys. Erin of Toy Shelf Review, JC of Jurassic Collectables, Paul Harrison of Jedi Temple Archives, and Jay C of Toy News International join her.
BigBadToyStore.com has put two walmart exclusives up for pre-order at low prices. The Black Series 3.75″ AT-ST Walker for only $24.99 and the Smart R2-D2 for $29.99! These are great prices, especially since a LOT of Walmarts haven’t even marked down their AT-ST’s at all.
Our friends at Fantha Tracks have put together a fantastic article that focuses on the advertising of Star Wars toys through comic books, specifically in the UK. They go into history and cite some pretty amazing examples of how the brand was sold to kids back in the day. It’s definitely worth check out. Don’t forget to come back here to talk about it!!
If you haven’t checked out the brand new site Fantha Tracks, make sure to stop by and have a look! Started by good friends Mark Newbold, Brian Cameron, and Matt Booker, formerly of Jedi News, they look to bring general Star Wars news to all fans. Click through to check out their official launch press release…
Check out Episode #81 of the Toy Run: The Star Wars Action FIgure Cast where I was invited by my friends Criz Bee (of JediBusiness.com) and Jake Stevens (4lomkuss.com) to talk about the Hasbro roundtable discussion about The Vintage Collection from NYCC in addition to many other things, like Steve Evans, Design Director for Hasbro, for example.
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