Posted by Chuck | February 29, 2008 at 07:51 AM ET |
has a limited number of the LEGO Luke Skywalker Maquettes available right now. If
you are still looking for one of these, swing by and pick it up before it is gone!
Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2008 at 11:18 PM ET |
Collectibles has the new playing cards from Cartamundi now available for preorder.
Check out the A
New Hope 30th Anniversary Playing Card Deck
& the set of three 'Posters,
Villains & Heroes'
foil decks, each packaged in a nice display box.
Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2008 at 05:37 PM ET |
has some great new collectibles available
for Pre-Order now
for a small sampling of our new Pre-Orders
and Arrivals. Visit Urban-Collector
to see our complete list of merchandise.
Posted by Chuck | February 27, 2008 at 09:39 PM ET |
Ever wanted to go to Toy
Fair? Thinking of the glitz and the glamor of as yet unreleased toys? Well, this
week Marjorie and Arnie bring you a special video podcast, reporting on all that
goes on behind the doors at Toy Fair. Walking you through every step of their two
day Toy Fair tour, you will get to see the Toy Fair floor, what's inside the private
Hasbro and Gentle Giant showrooms, and exactly how cool that upcoming Hasbro AT-TE
is in full motion video...
Posted by Chuck | February 27, 2008 at 08:46 PM ET |
Giant has opened up orders for the exclusive Holographic
Darth Maul Light-Up Mini Bust
. This is NOT a raffle, this is first come first order, opened to Premier Guild
members first, for one week, then to everyone if quantities remain. You must be logged
in to see this available. They only have an allotment of 1000, so don't wait if you
are thinking about this one!
Posted by Chuck | February 27, 2008 at 08:27 AM ET |
Only a few left! That's right, with these on sale,
where most places are selling them for retail, Yoda
sabers will be gone very
soon! Don't wait and pay more when you can get them
Also, still less than retail is the Luke
ROTJ V.2 LE Lightsaber
. This is the last lightsaber Master
Replicas will do. It is quite fitting though...MR
started with the Luke ROTJ LE and they finished with
the Luke ROTJ V.2 LE. The first Luke is selling for
three times the retail price when they were originally
for sale, and that lightsaber only had 10 seconds of
screen time. This one is on Luke's belt through out
the entire movie, as well on the emperor's chair.
There is no telling how much more than retail this one
will be in just one year, not to mention five years.
Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2008 at 09:00 PM ET |
out the latest creations from our pals at ACPin
Hoth Display - Due to the great feedback on the first MOC
that I've done for the LEGO store at Bridgewater Mall in New Jersey, I've been asked
to build a new one to replace it. The theme this time is Hoth which many will recognize
as a composite of previous scenes that I've done and this will be on for the next
month or two.
Indiana Jones Tank -
Since it's very unlikely that the tank would be done for the Indiana Jones sets,
I tried to do my version of it based from pics that I found in the book From Star
Wars To Indiana Jones. It's also on display at the LEGO store.
Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2008 at 08:08 PM ET |
Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2008 at 06:53 PM ET |
is offering free shipping for instock products from now until February
29th at 11:59 PM (PST). All the details (and restrictions) here
Posted by Nick | February 24, 2008 at 01:23 PM ET |
to know what's going on with the Force FX Lightsabers? We had a chance to talk to
the Hasbro team during Toy Fair. Click
to find out all the details...
Posted by Chuck | February 23, 2008 at 09:34 PM ET |
looks like Japan is getting in on the official 30th Anniversary Celebration too.
has the official announcement...
Posted by Chuck | February 23, 2008 at 08:25 PM ET |
Brian's Toys will be receiving their shipment of 2008 Collection wave 1 and
wave 2 carded figures in the middle of next week, and all pre-orders will begin processing. If
you have not pre-ordered yet, do so now so that you can receive the figures before
we sell out. Come check out our new inventory of Spider-Man CGC graded comics,
including a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, Spider-Man's first appearance! Brian's
Toys also has more Lego Star Wars in-stock so you can continue 'building' your collection! Plenty
of new Vintage Star Wars 20/21 backs are now available as well. For more of
a great selection of collectibles from Star Wars to G.I. Joe, come to www.briantoys.com
Posted by Chuck | February 23, 2008 at 03:05 PM ET |
we have a small tidbit to add to our 2008 Toy Fair Coverage. Click here to check
out some video of the new
AT-TE in action
. And, for our extreme die-hards, you can
download a supersized high definition copy too!
Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2008 at 10:20 PM ET |
this for a unique collectible? Stop by Gizmodo.com
to check out an awesome Han Solo
Frozen in Carbonite desk...
Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2008 at 04:40 PM ET |
more fan favorite Master Replicas Star Wars products
this week as well as a great
sampling of February preorders. For a comprehensive list of Products, visit Urban-Collector
Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2008 at 06:44 AM ET |
forget! Today is the day to order the new Sideshow Obi-Wan
in Armor - Clone Wars 12" figure
. Pre-orders start today at 10AM PST.
Posted by Chuck | February 21, 2008 at 07:52 PM ET |
more to do in NY than look at toys, you know! Our final
for the 2008
NY Toy Fair features some of our adventures around New York City with friends and
family. Thanks for tuning in for our full Toy Fair Coverage!
Posted by Chuck | February 21, 2008 at 04:19 PM ET |
that you've seen all of our pictures, it's time to feature some from Hasbro. After
the Hasbro Showroom tour we received a thumb drive full of official press pictures.
featuring almost everything we saw in the Hasbro Showroom.
Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2008 at 07:58 PM ET |
have another small Toy Fair related update tonight. Click below to check out our
special Visual Guide featuring the LEGO Indiana
Jones/Han Solo Transformation Chamber
. This 360° view will give
you an idea of what exactly this exclusive does.
Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2008 at 06:15 PM ET |
Toy Fair winds down, so does our coverage. We have a few more things to bring you
over the next few days, but in the mean time take a look at what the rest of the
Star Wars community is doing with their Toy Fair coverage in our Toy
Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2008 at 08:39 PM ET |
updates from around Javits Convention Center. What? You mean Hasbro, Koto, Gentle
Giant, and LEGO arn't the only hot Star Wars licenses out there? Check out some of
the items from Diamond Select Toys, Revell, Carta Mundi, Funco, Basic Fun, and more!
These feature items like key chains, bobbleheads, playing cards, poker chips, models,
framed pictures, and yes, even kites. Check
it all out on our Miscellaneous Coverage page
Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2008 at 03:44 PM ET |
got continuing coverage of Toy Fair, with our full
report and photo gallery
Kotobukiya's showroom. And, make sure to check out the end of the report for some
images of a very cool Clone
that Kotobukiya had displayed on their wall.
Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2008 at 01:21 PM ET |
time to take a look at what kind of exclusives made it to this years Toy Fair. Check
out our main Toy Fair page
for galleries of what very limited items both Hasbro and
LEGO handed out...
Posted by Nick | February 19, 2008 at 10:21 AM ET |
Select Toys surprised everyone at this years Toy Fair with the announcement of some
some very nice (and well priced) Star Wars collectibles! Read
our full report
what you can expect from Diamond Select Toys in 2008 (and beyond).
Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2008 at 11:22 PM ET |
It's time to talk LEGO! Stop by our LEGO page to see what's in store for LEGO in 2008 as we show you a gallery from the annual LEGO Collectors Party. And, LEGO outdid themselves with their parting gift this year! Tune in tomorrow to see what super-cool limited edition (only 100) gift LEGO handed out. Let's just say Star Wars AND Indy fans will be drooling...
Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2008 at 11:04 PM ET |
Action Hero fans get a nice treat today: introducing the Episode
2 Clone Trooper RAH
! These super articulated treats don't disappoint, and an
Episode 2 clone is sure to be on the want list of a lot of collectors! This is available
for pre-order right now from Sideshow Collectibles!
Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2008 at 11:03 PM ET |
still has Master Replicas Luke
ROTJ V.2 LE lightsabers
on sale for BELOW retail! These
are retailer exclusives, and is the LAST Master
Replicas lightsaber made. Not many of these are left,
so be sure to pick one up before the prices go above
Also, YODA ROTS
FX saber are on SALE
! They have
always been below retail, but now they are WAAAY below
retail, only $85!!! MR isn't making these any more
either, and with only a few left, these won't last
long at all!!
And speaking of FX sabers, Darth
Vader ANH FX sabers
are still on sale for $85.
Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2008 at 10:53 PM ET |
second Toy Fair Update is a big one for Star Wars fans, introducing their first armored
soldier... sort of. Obi-Wan
in Armor - Clone Wars 12" figure
. Pre-orders start
this Friday at 10AM PST, so have your
all ready to go if you want this one!
Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2008 at 07:15 AM ET |
Continuing coverage as Arnie and Marjorie travel to New York to bring you the latest news and images from Toy Fair 2008. See and get first impressions of the products your favorite vendors have. This promises to be a big year with The Force Unleashed hitting your console of choice and The Clone Wars animated series coming to both the big and small screen. What products are in store? Tune in to find out...
Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2008 at 01:06 PM ET |
Gentle Giant had their usual offering of new and exciting products at Toy Fair this year. Stop by our in-depth report and photo gallery
for all the latest from Gentle Giant!
Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2008 at 09:38 AM ET |
This week at Brian's Toys, new 2008 Evolutions and Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi Star fighter are now in-stock! For our collectors, we have TEN of the the Vintage Rare 3-Packs from the Imperial Set to the Droids Set. Sideshow's 12" Palpatine has finally arrived, which includes two figures, one Chancellor Palpatine and one Emperor. Looking to complete your Disney Star Tours collection? Stitch as Emperor is back in stock! For more great collectibles, check out www.brianstoys.com
Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2008 at 09:31 AM ET |
Arnie and Marjorie travel to New York to bring you the latest news and images from Toy Fair 2008. See and get first impressions of the products your favorite vendors have. This promises to be a big year with The Force Unleashed hitting your console of choice and The Clone Wars animated series coming to both the big and small screen. What products are in store. Tune in to find out...
Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2008 at 02:55 AM ET |
Now it's time for our IN DEPTH report on what Hasbro has to offer for just some of 2008! Click here for our report and gallery
Posted by Chuck | February 16, 2008 at 11:38 PM ET |
As usual, Toy Fair has proved to be a whirlwind of information. While we wrap our heads around the hundreds of images we took, you can sit back and take a look at the Hasbro presentation for 2008
, just to whet your appetite! Stay tuned though, because before we hit the sack you can expect some nice JTA-style galleries from both Hasbro and Gentle Giant!
Posted by Chuck | February 16, 2008 at 08:21 AM ET |
StarWarsShop.com has the latest Acme Character Key ready for pre-order: Han Solo
. These are limited to 1000 and ship this March. Thanks to Scott from Tulsa for the heads up!
Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2008 at 05:56 AM ET |
Collectibles is distributing a limited number of poker
card proof sheets
from Cartamundi. Stop by and check them out!
Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2008 at 10:20 PM ET |
is getting ready for Toy Fair, and here's
what you can expect
! Look for some pictures this weekend from our Toy
Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2008 at 10:14 PM ET |
Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2008 at 04:31 PM ET |
Bacura rounds out our hard-to-find Gentle
Giant Commander Exclusives
. Click below for the last Commander Mini Bust from
2007 to be added to the Visual Guides.
Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2008 at 10:38 PM ET |
that time again! Toy Fair is just days away and we are all set to bring you full
coverage. We've got our Toy Fair page up and ready, so bookmark it and check back
all weekend long for updates, from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, LEGO, Kotobukiya, and more!
Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2008 at 08:16 PM ET |
up another figure for that ever-expanding Senate diorama! Too bad he chose the wrong
side to support! Po Nudo gets added to the 2008
TAC Visual Guides
Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2008 at 07:20 PM ET |
us to let you know of the best way to safely store your Force-FX Lightsabers: vertically.
Sabers stored horizontally over time will cause the blade to warp, ruining your expensive
toy! Stop by and see what they have to offer
Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2008 at 07:06 PM ET |
is the buzz of the week, and Aint
It Cool News
has 3 super, mega, Emperor
images from the new series! Stop by and check out these sweet graphics in hi-res,
and if you are like me, you'll have one as your wallpaper before you even finish
Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2008 at 06:55 PM ET |
up for the 2008
TAC figure line
is a very articulated 2-1B surgical droid, responsible for helping
to assemble Darth Vader. Click below for details.
Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2008 at 09:11 AM ET |
has done it again! They've been able
to acquire a ultra rare artist proof of Yoda's
!! What better than to have the rarest of
items to represent the most powerful Jedi Master! The
catch is they only have ONE
, so if you want it, you
better act fast!! There's no telling when an
opportunity like this will come again!
Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2008 at 08:57 AM ET |
Love is in the air on this
week's Star Wars Action News. First, Vader has found some lovin' over at Target as
bright red lipstick is visible on some Valentines Day items. Also this week, Marjorie
gives Arnie his Valentine's Day gift a little early--Arnie's first Vintage MOC figure
(since the 80's, that is). Listen to find out all the details...
Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2008 at 11:46 PM ET |
looks like the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Clone Wars
will indeed be
getting a full theatrical release before it's fall kickoff. Look for the Wars to
start on August 15th
! Read the full report at StarWars.com
Look for Star Wars: The Clone Wars to
debut on Cartoon Network this fall! Want even more info? Check out the first of the
new web documentaries
Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2008 at 11:26 PM ET |
TAC figure line
gets another update tonight.
Check out the all new Tri-Droid, a figure that is much bigger than he appears in
Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2008 at 11:23 PM ET |
last week we have received several shipments from Master Replicas with Star Wars
merchandise. We are also featuring some cool new Pre-Orders this week. Here
is a highlight
of some of our new arrivals and pre-orders. Stop by Urban-Collector
to see our complete item list.
Posted by Chuck | February 10, 2008 at 08:54 PM ET |
version of the Kashyyyk Trooper makes its debut in the first wave of 2008
This time, he's more movie accurate and sports a semi-removable visor. With the start
of the 2008 TAC figures, the trusty ol' figure stands replace the coins as the pack-in
Posted by Chuck | February 10, 2008 at 03:46 PM ET |
! The mini items
are moving so fast off
the shelf that they are in danger of breaking the
sound barrier! Several mini items have already sold
out, and only a few are left. Less than 6 mini
lightsaber cases are left, and even fewer of some of
the other items. Get them
fast before everything is gone
Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2008 at 11:44 PM ET |
Check out Brian's Toys new
Star Wars Lego items, which includes a giant Star Destroyer and tons of other vehicles! For
new items this week we have the Master Replicas 501st Legion Special Ops helmet,
an awesome replication of a battle damaged Clone Trooper from Revenge of the Sith. Now
in stock is the final Master Replicas Star Wars item, the limited edition Luke Skywalker
Jedi lightsaber hilt from Return of the Jedi! For more great collectibles from
Star Wars to G.I. Joe, check out www.brianstoys.com!
Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2008 at 11:41 PM ET |
time for our Kotobukiya
we'll take a step back in time to take a look at Anakin Skywalker
from Episode II...
Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2008 at 09:50 AM ET |
Posted by Chuck | February 08, 2008 at 04:34 PM ET |
many months rumors have been flying around with nothing able to be confirmed or denied
about this mysterious piece….until now!
Posted by Chuck | February 07, 2008 at 11:24 PM ET |
by Sideshow Collectibles to see their latest products in 360 degrees. Both the 1:1
and the 1/6th
scale Luke Skywalker
have updated their product
pages and can now be viewed in QTVR...
Posted by Chuck | February 06, 2008 at 07:33 PM ET |
good news is that Force FX sabers are not going anywhere now that Hasbro has picked
them up... the better news is you'll still have Saber-Stand
to display them! If you need more than one, make sure you stop by their
how you can get a free one with your purchase!
Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2008 at 06:47 AM ET |
a sneak peak at what you will be getting in the 2008 hyperspace membership kit? StarWars.com
has all the details...
Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2008 at 06:45 AM ET |
The 2008 figures are hitting
hard and fast. 2-1B, Mustafar Panning Droids, Darth Vader, and many other Episode
3 figures are being found both in stores and online. Find out where these figures
are showing up, and hear Arnie and Marjorie discuss these figures on this week's
Star Wars Action News...
Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2008 at 06:37 AM ET |
to check out the slick new packaging design for the upcoming Clone
Posted by Chuck | February 04, 2008 at 08:37 PM ET |
by our forums
for this round of our Hasbro
Q&A Roundup Report
featuring all the questions (and
answers) from around the Star Wars Collecting universe...
Posted by Chuck | February 04, 2008 at 09:58 AM ET |
friends over at ACPin
in with their latest creation :
|Here's the latest update on a new
creation for the FBTB Steam Wars Contest loosely based from the initial
concept sketches of Jabba's Sail Barge.
Posted by Chuck | February 03, 2008 at 09:37 AM ET |
We've reduced prices on some of our hottest F/X Lightsabers. Darth Vader ANH
and Luke Skywalker ANH F/X sabers are now $89.99, Yoda $79.99! Several
2008 items will be arriving soon, which include the Obi-Wan Blue Starfighter and
AT-AP Walker vehicles. Place your pre-orders now. We've also received
one of the most sought-after Star Wars collectibles, a vintage double-telescoping
Ben Kenobi figure, AFA graded 75! Finally, Masters of the Universe exclusive
King Randor NECA statue is in stock. For more great collectibles, check out
Brian's Toys at www.brianstoys.com
the latest Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, and more!
Posted by Chuck | February 03, 2008 at 09:34 AM ET |
Posted by Chuck | February 02, 2008 at 10:51 AM ET |
a huge clearance sale... Some items up to 60% off...
Posted by Chuck | February 01, 2008 at 07:10 PM ET |
time for another Hasbro
Q&A here at JTA...
Posted by Chuck | February 01, 2008 at 06:51 PM ET |
message from the Hasbro team
concerning upcoming waves:
|We have previously announced that
there would be three waves of our 30th Anniversary basic figures in Spring. That
has now been changed...
Posted by Chuck | February 01, 2008 at 07:56 AM ET |
That's right, the Retailer
Exclusive Luke Skywalker Return of the Jedi V.2 Limited Edition
is in stock at The
! This will
be your last chance to pick up the replica that was on
Luke's belt during the entire film! And the best
part...it's $50 less the retail!
Also in stock is the Yoda
ROTS FX lightsaber
ANH FX lightsaber
. Less than 20 of each in stock!
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