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January 2008

Sideshow Collectibles - Palpatine Life-Size Bust Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2008 at 11:26 PM EDT |

    It's time to give the apprentice a master... Head over to Sideshow Collectibles to place your order for the Darth Sidious 1:1 Bust!

Visual Guide Update - TAC Hoth Ultimate Battle Pack, pt. 2

Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2008 at 09:10 PM EDT |

     Next up for the Battle of Hoth Ultimate Battle Pack is our group of Rebels...

   

   

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2008 at 09:03 PM EDT |

   Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals, more new preorders, and a 200 item clearance sale...

Visual Guide Update - TAC Hoth Ultimate Battle Pack, pt. 1

Posted by Chuck | January 30, 2008 at 08:45 PM EDT |

     Click below to check out the first Hoth Ultimate Battle Pack update, featuring the huge accessories included: a new Hoth Gun Turret, and a repainted Hoth deco AT-ST.

   

   

Urban-Collector News Update

Posted by Chuck | January 30, 2008 at 07:58 AM EDT |

    Urban-Collector has added some cool new items as part of our February Pre-Orders.  We've listed some of the new items below, but check out our site to see the complete list.

Kotobukiya Spotlight: Bounty Hunter Series Zuckuss

Posted by Chuck | January 28, 2008 at 08:44 PM EDT |

     The Bounty Hunters continue our Kotobukiya Spotlight Series. Take a look at the upcoming Zuckuss...

Kotobukiya Spotlight: Zuckuss

Star Wars Action News - Episode 127

Posted by Chuck | January 28, 2008 at 06:06 PM EDT |

    One of the great joys of collecting items like Hasbro and Gentle Giant and Sideshow is that it truly seems never-ending. No sooner do you think you finish with one line then another pops up. Such is certainly the case right now with Hasbro figures; as most people are starting to put their 2007 collections to bed, reports are coming in about the first wave of 2008 figures being spotted at Wal Marts, including by our own customizing expert Darth Kozy. Kozy sat down and tore open his Wave 8 finds and recorded his thoughts on these newest of figures.....

Brian's Toys Newsletter #447

Posted by Chuck | January 26, 2008 at 01:52 PM EDT |

     Brian's Toys has received a huge shipment of 30th Anniversary figures and GI Joe 25th Anniversary.  Available now are complete sets of Star Wars Wave 7.5 and Wave 8.  Expanded Universe Wave 5 are also in stock.  Make sure to get ahold of a Master Replica Boba Fett Helmet Signature Edition, an authentic replication of one of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy, signed by the actor who portrayed him in the films!  For more of our great selection of collectible items, check out our newsletter and head on over to www.brianstoys.com!

Brian's Toys

Sideshow Collectibles Superbowl Ad

Posted by Chuck | January 25, 2008 at 06:48 PM EDT |

    Tune into Sideshow's web site on Superbowl Sunday...

Okay, you won't see our ad on TV. But we did create an amazing ad which will premiere on our site precisely at half-time of the big game. You know that most companies save some good stuff for these ads, and Sideshow is no exception. We have an announcement that will blow you away, so be sure to check Sideshow's Homepage at the appropriate time on Sunday, February 3rd.  

Sideshow Collectibles - Palpatine Life-Size Bust Preview

Posted by Chuck | January 25, 2008 at 08:05 AM EDT |

    More news from Sideshow in the latest newsletter... It looks like the Darth Maul life-size bust now has a master: The Palpatine life-size bust. Check out the sneak peak (of his teeth!) here!

Sideshow Collectibles - Duel of the Fates Diorama Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | January 24, 2008 at 10:31 PM EDT |

    The Duel of the Fates Diorama from Sideshow is now available for pre-order. You can check out a full preview (as well as place an order) right here!

Saber-Stand Update

Posted by Chuck | January 23, 2008 at 08:32 PM EDT |

    With the announcement that Hasbro will now be producing the Force FX lightsabers, there's no excuse to get a quality stand to display them with! Stop by Saber-Stand to see what they have to offer!

Star Wars Action News - Episode 126

Posted by Chuck | January 22, 2008 at 07:56 AM EDT |

    Last week on Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie reported on a mix-up with their order from HasbroToyShop.com. Listen to their follow-up report this week where they discover that, in fact, HasbroToyShop.com made no mistake, and where to call to get better than average Hasbro customer service....

Urban-Collector Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 22, 2008 at 07:48 AM EDT |

Urban-Collector has some cool new collectibles that have recently arrived within the last week. In addition, we have added the new LOTR Gentle Giant busts available for pre-order.

Gentle Giant 1/6th Scale Yoda at StarWarsShop.com

Posted by Chuck | January 21, 2008 at 08:12 PM EDT |

    Gentle Giant might not have it pictured on their web site yet, but StarWarsShop.com has an image of the new 1/6th scale Yoda statue...

The Saber Vault News Update

Posted by Chuck | January 21, 2008 at 03:16 PM EDT |

    The Saber Vault has come through for fans securing a larger order of the 2.0 Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight) Lightsaber than they were originally allocated. As a result, you can score yours now, factory sealed for just $325.00 shipped. They will be in stock and start shipping is the next couple of weeks!

Also still in stock are the Darth Vader (ANH), Yoda (ROTS), and Luke Skywalker (ANH) Force FX lightsabers.  However Master Replicas is not making these Force FX lightsabers any more, so when these are gone, they are gone!  

The Saber Vault

Kotobukiya Spotlight: Bounty Hunter Series IG-88

Posted by Chuck | January 21, 2008 at 10:33 AM EDT |

     IG-88 makes his debut in our Kotobukiya Spotlight Series today. Stop by and check out some detailed images from this upcoming Kotobukiya statue...

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Brian's Toys Newsletter #446

Posted by Chuck | January 20, 2008 at 03:49 PM EDT |

     The latest newsletter is out from brianstoys.com. Stop by to check out a full line of the new Mighty Muggs, basic figures wave 7, plenty of bust-ups from Gentle Giant, and lots of high end collectibles from Sideshow Collectibles and Master Replicas. You can find it all at brianstoys.com!

Brian's Toys

Kotobukiya Spotlight: X-Wing 3D Cross Section Set

Posted by Chuck | January 19, 2008 at 07:20 PM EDT |

     Kotobukiya introduces another unique line to their vinyl model kits: 3D Cross Sections. The latest Kotobukiya Spotlight Series shows everything you need to know about the inaugural vehicle in this new line...

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Exclusive RAH Shock Trooper at SWS.com

Posted by Chuck | January 19, 2008 at 12:53 AM EDT |

     StarWarsShop.com has the 12" RAH Shock Trooper available, and it's exclusive only to SWS! And, while you are there, check out the 12" RAH Shadow Stormtrooper, newly available to the US...

  

Kotobukiya Spotlight: Bounty Hunter Series 4-LOM

Posted by Chuck | January 18, 2008 at 04:43 PM EDT |

     Next up in our Kotobukiya Spotlight Series is another statue from the Bounty Hunter Series: 4-LOM. All the details can be found here!

Kotobukiya Spotlight: 4-LOM

Sideshow - 12'' Luke Skywalker (Tatooine) Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | January 18, 2008 at 04:19 PM EDT |

    The Luke Skywalker (Tatooine) 1/6 scale figure exclusive might be sold out, but the regular edition is still available. Get it before it is gone!

Sideshow - 12' Luke Skywalker (Tatooine) Pre-order Today

Posted by Chuck | January 18, 2008 at 11:00 AM EDT |

    Don't forget... In just a few hours the PPO for the Luke Skywalker (Tatooine) 1/6 scale figure will be live! Check back at around 1PM EST to place your pre-order...

Sideshow Collectibles - Duel of the Fates Diorama

Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2008 at 11:06 PM EDT |

     Sideshow Collectibles announced during their pod cast this week the lastest in the line of Verses dioramas: Duel of the Fates. Now you can get your first preview of Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan, & Darth Maul going at it! Stop by and check it out!

 

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2008 at 11:05 PM EDT |

Hi - Here is a big update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a fantastic new batch of preorders and more new arrivals, including the MP-05 Megatron!

Kotobukiya Spotlight: Bounty Hunter Series Bossk

Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2008 at 05:56 PM EDT |

     It's time for another Kotobukiya spotlight article! Stop by to check out the very detailed bossk. Kotobukiya is gearing up for Toy Fair, and as a preview we will be bringing you a few more Spotlight articles over the next few days, including another from the upcoming Bounty Hunter Series...

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Gentle Giant Kicks Off a Few New Products For 2008

Posted by Chuck | January 16, 2008 at 06:19 PM EDT |

     Gentle Giant teases us with a few new pre-Toy Fair announcements. Take a look at the Princess Leia accessory for the Jabba the Hutt statue and wave 3 of the Classics line of mini-busts. Also announced (but not yet pictured) is a 1/6th scale Yoda statue. Look for these new products this summer!

   

                    

New Evolutions Images at Toy Fare Magazine

Posted by Chuck | January 15, 2008 at 11:40 PM EDT |

     Itching to lay your eyes on the latest evolutions sets? Stop by Toy Fare Magazine to see some nice close-ups of all 4 upcoming sets: Sith Legacy, Jedi Legacy, Fett Legacy, and The Force Unleashed.

An Interview with eFX

Posted by Chuck | January 15, 2008 at 08:19 PM EDT |

     Dying to know about the new prop replica license? Stop by Rebelscum for an exclusive interview with Bryan Ono, and check out the teaser front page at www.efxcollectibles.com...

Urban-Collector Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 14, 2008 at 11:14 PM EDT |

    Urban Collector has some cool new arrivals this week as well as more hot Pre-Orders.  Secure your limited edition collectible today!

New LEGO The Force Unleased & Clone Wars at SWS

Posted by Chuck | January 14, 2008 at 03:59 PM EDT |

    StarWarsShop.com has some preview items available from both the Clone Wars and The Force Unleashed. Stop by to check out these new LEGO items...

Star Wars Action News - Episode 125

Posted by Chuck | January 14, 2008 at 12:25 PM EDT |

    There's no feeling quite like driving home and seeing a box on your doorstep. Sometimes it's apprehension (what will the wife think?), sometimes it's confusion (oh boy, what shipped again?), and sometimes it's unbridled excitement (IT'S HERE! IT'S HERE! IT'S HERE!). But imagine the crash from the "IT'S HERE!" high if you open a box expecting to finish off your 30th Anniversary Hasbro collection thanks to an order from HasbroToyShop.com and, instead, find a 3 year old Revenge of the Sith figure? Arnie vents about this very occurrance this week on Star Wars Action News...

Gentle Giant Clone Gunner Armor Still Available

Posted by Chuck | January 13, 2008 at 11:04 AM EDT |

    The Clone Gunner armor is still available at Gentle Giants Web site. This add-on accessory for the ROTS clone troopers is limited to 1500, so don't wait too long!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #445

Posted by Chuck | January 12, 2008 at 10:44 PM EDT |

     Brian's Toys has new Transformers and Star Wars items in stock.  For Star Wars, we have battle packs, expanded universe, fx lightsabers, and statues.  Also, take advantage of the recently reduced Boba Fett replica blaster, now only $399.99. For Transformers, we've received new Movie Deluxe, Voyager Class, and Screen Battle figures.  Don't forget our new Pre-Orders which include Indiana Jones Gentle Giant, 2008 Star Wars figures, and Sideshow collectibles!  Check out www.brianstoys.com for more of our great selection of Star Wars, Transformers, G.I. Joe, and more!

Brian's Toys

Sideshow - 12'' Luke Skywalker (Tatooine) Preview

Posted by Chuck | January 10, 2008 at 11:39 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles announces their latest addition to the 1/6 scale line: Luke Skywalker from Episode IV. It looks like the ANH group of heroes is almost complete! Click here to check it out! PPO begins on Friday, January 18th. Don't forget, you need to be an account holder and newsletter subscriber in order to place your order.

New Prop Replica License Official

Posted by Chuck | January 10, 2008 at 07:14 PM EDT |

     It looks like we officially have a new licensee for Star Wars prop replicas, as well as news on the future of the popular Force FX line. Click here for the full press release...

Urban-Collector News Update

Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2008 at 07:44 AM EDT |

    Urban Collector has some great new Star Wars items arriving within the next week.  In addition, we are featuring more of our upcoming Pre-Orders.  Visit Urban Collector to see more great items like these!

Star Wars Action News - Episode 124

Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2008 at 07:41 AM EDT |

    Ahh, Christmas is over, so obviously it’s time to start thinking about Easter! And Valentine’s Day! This year, like those in recent past, shows us a new release of Star Wars valentines to give your valentine, but is it true love, passing affection, or a total turn-off? Find out this week as Marjorie and Arnie open and review this year’s assorted valentines...

Brian's Toys Newsletter #444

Posted by Chuck | January 06, 2008 at 07:49 PM EDT |

    It's a new year and we are looking towards another great year for Star Wars toys and collectibles.  We've received the Exclusive Obi-Wan's Starfighter with Hyperspacering!  Also we have the Radioshack Exclusive of the Master Replicas FX Lightsabers Construction Set, with many combinations to build your own lightsaber!  30th Anniversary McQuarrie Ben & Yoda's are also back in stock, so get one now before we run out again!  The New Indiana Jones are now back up for pre-order!  For more of our great selection of collectibles, point your browser to www.briantoys.com!

Brian's Toys

New Battle Packs at Entertainment Earth

Posted by Chuck | January 05, 2008 at 01:15 PM EDT |

    Entertainment Earth Has several new Battle Packs on pre-order. Stop by and check out the Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol BP and the Battle on Mygeeto BP.

  

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 05, 2008 at 01:03 PM EDT |

   Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a lot of very exciting new preorders and a variety of popular new arrivals:

Star Wars Action News - Episode 123

Posted by Chuck | January 01, 2008 at 10:00 AM EDT |

     Should vintage figures, be forgot, and never brought to light! Let vintage figures stay in dark and keep them safe and dry!

2007 was the 30th anniversary of Star Wars and an expensive year for many, many collectors. Throw in the end of the Master Replicas and it was a very crazy year, but as a result many collectors are vowing to change their collecting habits in 2008. Star Wars Action News put out the call for listeners to call in with their collecting resolutions for 2008 and many people called in. We play those resolutions and next year we'll check in with these callers to see how they did...

Urban-Collector New Years Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | January 01, 2008 at 08:00 AM EDT |

    Urban Collector is breaking in the new year with some great new Arrivals and tons of New Pre-Orders. Check out all the great collector's items at Urban-Collector. Visit this weeks newsletter Here!

A Very Merry New Year!

Posted by Chuck | January 01, 2008 at 03:05 AM EDT |

     Jedi Temple Archives would like to wish all our viewers a Happy New Year!


 
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