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November 2008

Visual Guide Update - TCW Asajj Ventress

Posted by Chuck | November 30, 2008 at 07:03 PM EDT |

    Asajj Ventress, another cool addition to the Clone Wars Visual Guide, communicates via a holographic projector to her mentor, Count Dooku, as they twist events against the Jedi. Ventress can wield a lightsaber with devastating skill and precision and is fueled by the power of the dark side and her hatred of the Jedi.

Visual Guide Update - TCW Count Dooku

Posted by Chuck | November 29, 2008 at 01:22 PM EDT |

    Count Dooku, the leader of the Confederacy of Independent Systems, talks via a holographic projector to Asajj Ventress. Dooku is crafting a plot that will destroy credibility of the Jedi and enhance the influence of the Separatists. All this and more in the Clone Wars Visual Guide!

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | November 28, 2008 at 08:58 PM EDT |

    Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals, more new preorders, and even higher discounts on a ton of older and overstocked items!   Get your holiday shopping started now with even more great deals from BBTS!

Discounts Boosted on 1000 Items:
We've added a variety of items to our sale menu and also increased the discounts on around 1000 products!   Take a look at the sale menu to browse through all the new & price decrease items!

Changed Collecting Has... The Collectorate News Update

Posted by Chuck | November 27, 2008 at 09:03 AM EDT |

THE COLLECTORATE ANNOUNCES:
NEW COLLECTOR PROGRAMS

  • SPEAK YOUR MIND: The Collectorate Feedback
  • I WANT TO KNOW: The Collectorate Notifications
The Collectorate

Visual Guide Update - TCW Clone Pilot Odd Ball

Posted by Chuck | November 27, 2008 at 08:57 AM EDT |

    Oddball heads up our Thanksgiving Day update! Stop by the Clone Wars Visual Guide to check out the other Clone Wars figues! And... Happy Thanksgiving from JTA!

Sideshow Collectibles - 12'' AOTC Obi-Wan Kenobi

Posted by Chuck | November 27, 2008 at 12:01 AM EDT |

    AOTC gets its first Sideshow 12" figure! Stop by and check out the preview page for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi from AOTC. This is limited to 1000, so when it goes on sale Dec. 5 you better be ready...

Gentle Giant Huge Holiday Sale Kicks Off

Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2008 at 10:06 PM EDT |

    Gentle Giant is getting in on the Black Friday Sales! Stop by their site for some great prices on Star Wars items! Many items are well over 50% off! Prices will be good through the end of the year (or while supplies last). Click here for a complete list of on-sale Star Wars items!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #492 - Black Friday Sale

Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2008 at 09:54 PM EDT |

     Brian's Toys' Black Friday Sale has deep discounts on over a hundred products such as action figures, battle packs, and exclusives!  Combined with our continuing 15% OFF Sale and $7.99 Flat-Rate Shipping, Brian's Toys makes the perfect holiday shopping hot spot for the Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, and Indiana Jones fans in your life.  New this week and in stock are Legacy Wave 2 and GI Joe Wave 13.  For more details and great Christmas buys, check out www.brianstoys.com!

Brian's Toys

Star Wars Props Highlight Hollywood Memorabilia Auction

Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2008 at 09:32 PM EDT |

    Luke Skywalker's Lightsaber, C-3PO's droid helmet, Harrison Ford's Indiana Jones Hat, Whip and Machete and Christian Bale's Batman cowl to highlight three million dollar sale of Hollywood Memorabilia at Profiles In History on December 11, 2008! Get the full press release right here!

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.12

Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2008 at 04:11 PM EDT |

    Meesa thinks you should check out the latest update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter! It's MUY MUY good with info on Jar Jar Binks himself!

StarWarsShop.com Black Friday Sale

Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2008 at 01:55 PM EDT |

    StarWarsShop.com is having a 10% off of every in-stock item sale from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1st!

International Collectibles Unveiled at Target.com

Posted by Chuck | November 25, 2008 at 08:19 PM EDT |

    Target recently announced that they will be selling international Star Wars collectibles. Stop by and check out the first 11 collectibles that have been unveiled at Target.com. Read the full story at StarWars.com.

Star Wars Action News - Episode 170

Posted by Chuck | November 25, 2008 at 03:25 PM EDT |

When shopping for the Star Wars fan in your life, no matter what the age, you may be tempted to buy him or her something different; something unique. One such item can be found in the craft section of your local Wal Mart, the Star Wars Creepy Crawler Mold Maker. An impulse buy has one added to the Sithsonian's collection. Listen as we play with the item, burn our fingers, and decide if this is a good gift for fans young and old.

Visual Guide Update - TLC Saga Legends part 5

Posted by Chuck | November 25, 2008 at 11:25 AM EDT |

   Todays Visual Guide update features a whole squad of clone troopers from the Legacy Collection Saga Legends line! If you like clones, then this is a great opportunity to pick up some more soldiers for your army, including two fan favorites: the 501s and the Shock Trooper.

   
   

Karen Miller Interview

Posted by Chuck | November 25, 2008 at 09:42 AM EDT |

    Our friends over at SW Books have an in-depth interview with Star Wars novelist newcomer Karen Miller. Karen is the author of the upcoming Clone Wars novel Wild Space. Read the full interview here.

Entertainment Earth Black Friday Sale

Posted by Chuck | November 25, 2008 at 08:44 AM EDT |

    Entertainment Earth is having their annual Black Friday sale this week! You'll find some amazing deals not just on Friday, but all week long, including 50% off the Force FX Lightsaber construction set!

Gentle Giant Airborne Trooper Available to PG Members

Posted by Chuck | November 24, 2008 at 06:44 AM EDT |

    A limited number of the StarWarsShop.com exclusive Gentle Giant Airborne Trooper Mini Bust will be available for Premier Guild members today at 9AM PST. Click here to place your order (you must be logged to see it).

Note: Links will be activated at 9 AM Pacific Time

Visual Guide Update - TCW Clone Commander Cody

Posted by Chuck | November 23, 2008 at 07:22 PM EDT |

    The Clone Wars Visual Guide gets another update, with the addition of the coolest commander out there: Clone Commander Cody! Check out this cool Clone Wars figure below!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #491

Posted by Chuck | November 23, 2008 at 07:11 PM EDT |

    Brian's Toys has all the latest Force FX Lightsabers on sale. You can also find all the latest Hasbro action figures from the Legacy Collection and The Clone Wars!   Head on over to www.brianstoys.com to check out all the deals and savings, just in time for the upcoming holiday seasons.

Brian's Toys

Visual Guide Update - TCW Ahsoka Tano

Posted by Chuck | November 22, 2008 at 01:27 PM EDT |

    Ahsoka Tano is the next addition to the Clone Wars Visual Guide! Anakin's padawan Ahsoka both amuses and exasperates her master with her plucky attitude and impertinent comments. She is tasked with keeping Jabba's son safe as she and Anakin try to escape their attackers. She affectionately nicknames the child "stinky" because of his odor, the characteristic stench given off by the Hutt species.

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | November 22, 2008 at 01:25 PM EDT |

    Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals and more cool new preorders.

3000 Item Sale:
Our sale is still running and there are plenty of great deals available. Take a spin through the sales menus here.

Gentle Giant Galactic Marine Now Available

Posted by Chuck | November 21, 2008 at 12:17 PM EDT |

    Premier Guild members can now place their order for the highly coveted Galactic Marine Mini Bust. Click right here (you must be logged in to place your order)!

The Clone Wars: Episode 8 - Bombad Jedi

Posted by Chuck | November 21, 2008 at 09:44 AM EDT |

    Jar Jar is Back...as a Jedi? This should be interesting... Click here for information on this weeks episode: Bombad Jedi ...

The Collectorate Preview Update

Posted by Chuck | November 21, 2008 at 09:14 AM EDT |

THE COLLECTORATE UPDATE:
NEVER BEFORE SEEN SCREEN SHOTS!

Work on THE COLLECTORATE website is progressing rapidly.
With this news post we begin to reveal never before seen screen shots of the actual site.

VISIT OUR SPLASH PAGE AT www.THECOLLECTORATE.com to view…

The Collectorate

HoloNet News: Rodia Supply Lanes Attacked By Pirates!

Posted by Chuck | November 20, 2008 at 05:36 PM EDT |

    It's time for another episode of Holonet news! Get the latest news broadcast right here!

Saber Stand Update

Posted by Chuck | November 20, 2008 at 03:29 PM EDT |

    Hasbro's Force FX Lightsabers are now out in stores! After you get yours, make sure you make a trip over to Saber-Stand.com where you can find a nice companion stand to store your saber vertically. That's the only way to insure the blade doesn't warp long term! Protect your investment!

Visual Guide Update - TLC Saga Legends part 4

Posted by Chuck | November 19, 2008 at 09:28 PM EDT |

   Here's another group of Saga Legends figures from the Legacy Collection. Click below for each guide...

   
   

Hasbro's 8th Galaxy-Wide Q&A Posted

Posted by Chuck | November 18, 2008 at 05:41 PM EDT |

    Hasbro has their 8th Galaxy-wide Q&A posted. Get all the questions from the Nov. 14th session right here!

Visual Guide Update - TCW Commander Fox

Posted by Chuck | November 18, 2008 at 05:35 PM EDT |

    Commander Fox makes his way into the Clone Wars Visual Guide! Commander Fox heads a squad of clone troopers who accompany Padmé to the palace of Ziro the Hutt. She hopes to reopen negotiations with the Hutts, who have been tricked into believing the Jedi abducted Jabba's son. The commander finds a hostile reception when the group arrives at Ziro's lavish palace on Coruscant.

Star Wars Action News - Episode 169

Posted by Chuck | November 17, 2008 at 08:35 PM EDT |

    It's been a huge week for Star Wars media collectors. We have the first Star Wars high definition home video release ever with The Clone Wars movie on Blu Ray, and some special high def surprises on the disc's special features. We discuss this release, and its various exclusive releases.

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.11

Posted by Chuck | November 17, 2008 at 08:33 PM EDT |

    Here's another update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter...

Star Wars Fan Days Event Holders Want Your Opinion

Posted by Chuck | November 17, 2008 at 08:25 PM EDT |

    STAR WARS Fan Days III will be held on October 24-25, 2009 in Plano, TX and planning is already underway. To help them better understand what you like best, and what they could be doing better at their events, please take a moment to answer a short survey!

Star Wars Robot Chicken Episode II Airs Tonight

Posted by Chuck | November 16, 2008 at 08:04 PM EDT |

    Just a reminder! Robot Chickent Episode II airs tonight at 11:30 EST. Don't forget to set the DVR!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #490

Posted by Chuck | November 16, 2008 at 09:13 AM EDT |

    Check out the newly-redesigned homepage and the GIGANTIC 15% Off Sale happening now at Brianstoys.com.  We have reduced prices on Vintage Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Kotobukiya, and plenty more!  In this week, we've received new Star Wars 12" AFA Figures as well as exclusive vehicles such as the Republic AT-TE and Gunship.  Head on over to www.brianstoys.com to check out all the deals and savings, just in time for the upcoming holiday seasons.

Brian's Toys

Visual Guide Update - TLC Imperial Engineer and BAD #5

Posted by Chuck | November 16, 2008 at 09:05 AM EDT |

    It's time to round out the 3rd wave from The Legacy Collection with the Imperial Engineer from Battlefront II. Also added is the 5th build-a-droid figure: 5D6-RA7.

   

Gentle Giant Premier Guild Gift Now Available for Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2008 at 04:53 PM EDT |

    Gentle Giant Premier Guild members can now order their 2008 gift. Click here to place your order, which will ship in the next few weeks. You have to be logged in for the bust to show up.

Visual Guide Update - TLC Holographic Count Dooku

Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2008 at 12:12 PM EDT |

    Todays Visual Guide update features a holographic Count Dooku. Check out The Legacy Collection figure #21 below.

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2008 at 12:11 PM EDT |

    Here is another update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com with a nice mix of items from NECA, DC Direct, Diamond Select, Koto, Gentle Giant and others. Check them out right here!

Visual Guide Update - TLC Saleucami Trooper

Posted by Chuck | November 14, 2008 at 12:43 PM EDT |

    During the final days of the Clone Wars, Stass Allie leads clone troopers on the desert world of Saleucami. While patrolling on a speeder bike, Allie is struck down by clone troopers who receive Order 66, which directs them to treat all Jedi as a threat to the Republic.

The Clone Wars: Episode 7 - Duel of the Droids

Posted by Chuck | November 14, 2008 at 10:01 AM EDT |

    The R2-D2 Story arc continues this week on The Clone Wars! Click here for information on this weeks episode: Duel of the Droids...

Sideshow Collectibles - Stormtrooper Commander Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | November 13, 2008 at 10:52 PM EDT |

    The Sideshow Collectibles Stormtrooper Commander is now available for pre-order. Click here to grab yours!

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.10

Posted by Chuck | November 13, 2008 at 07:53 PM EDT |

    The Autograph Bounty Hunter sends in his lastest update. Make sure to check it out for all the latest autograph collecting info!

Star Wars Action News - Episode 168

Posted by Chuck | November 12, 2008 at 07:29 PM EDT |

    Little hard sticks of pink powdery gum. Wax packs discarded by the hundreds. Chase cards selling for thousands of dollars. If these sound familiar to you then you must be familiar with trading card collecting. This week, Star Wars Action News explores this great hobby focusing on Star Wars trading cards, including an interview with Topps Cards discussing everything from the infamous "dirty" 3PO card to the upcoming new Galaxies series.

Visual Guide Update - TLC Yaddle & Even Piell

Posted by Chuck | November 11, 2008 at 01:00 PM EDT |

    Jedi Master Yaddle is a member of the Jedi Council and is the same unknown species as Yoda. In contrast to the quiet and thoughtful Yaddle, Jedi Council member Even Piell is known for his humorless and fierce demeanor. You can check them both out in the Legacy Collection Visual Guide.

   

Toys 'R' Us Clone Wars Kick-off Deals

Posted by Chuck | November 10, 2008 at 03:00 PM EDT |

    Toys "R" Us is kicking off the release of The Clone Wars DVD this Tuesday with quite a few special deals. Click here for the full report!

Star Wars Experience - F.A.C.T.S. 2008

Posted by Chuck | November 10, 2008 at 07:45 AM EDT |

    Roaming Jedi archivist Joris has checked in with a full report on this years F.A.C.T.S. Convention! Want to know all the details? Get the full Star Wars Experience right here!

Visual Guide Update - TLC Jodo Kast

Posted by Chuck | November 09, 2008 at 04:20 PM EDT |

    Jodo Kast is the next addition to the Legacy Collection Visual Guide. Wearing Mandalorian armor, this cunning and ruthless bounty hunter lets everyone assume he is Boba Fett to take advantage of Fett’s notorious reputation. Unfortunately, the real Boba Fett is not flattered by Kast’s impersonation and intends to stop him.

Hasbro Q&A Headline Report - Week of November 7th, 2008

Posted by Chuck | November 09, 2008 at 11:14 AM EDT |

    Gold 5 has his usual Headline Report over in our forums, where you can find out all the juicey tidbits revealed in the lastest Q&A from Hasbro.

Visual Guide Update - TLC Coruscant Clone Trooper

Posted by Chuck | November 08, 2008 at 03:15 PM EDT |

    It's time for another round of Legacy Collection basic figures, featuring the repacks/repaints of Wave 3. We'll kick things off with another nice clone addition, the Coruscant Clone. Also included in this Enhanced Visual Guide is the next parts catalog for the Build-a-Droid from Wave 3: 5D6-RA7.

Hasbro Q&A Roundup - Week of November 7th, 2008

Posted by Chuck | November 08, 2008 at 10:16 AM EDT |

    The questions and answers are rolling in across the Star Wars web universe and Gold 5 has you covered! Check out our lastest Q&A Roundup right here!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #489

Posted by Chuck | November 08, 2008 at 10:01 AM EDT |

    The long awaited Hasbro F/X Lightsabers are now here, featuring the popular Obi-Wan Kenobi lightsaber!   This week we also have the Legacy Collection Wave 4 and the Clone Wars Wave 3 now in stock.  Tons of Star Wars Kubricks loose have been added, including exclusives and chase.  GI Joe 25th Anniversary Wave 11 & 12 are still available, so get them before they're gone!  Finally, get some christmas decorations early by ordering the Santa Yoda Fabriché statue, only $19.99!  For more great holiday shopping and collectibles, check out www.brianstoys.com.

Brian's Toys

Hasbro's Questions & Answers #63

Posted by Chuck | November 07, 2008 at 08:32 PM EDT |

    It's time for another round of Questions & Answers from Hasbro! Read on for all the latest!

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | November 07, 2008 at 05:51 PM EDT |

    Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals and more new preorders.  We've also just cut
pricing on 200 items.

The Clone Wars: Episode 6 - Downfall of a Droid

Posted by Chuck | November 07, 2008 at 02:30 PM EDT |

    It was just one week off, but it makes you wonder how we survived all these years without it! Tonight's another new episode of The Clone Wars! Click here for information on this weeks episode: Downfall of a Droid ...

Acme Archives Darth Vader Character Key on Sale Today

Posted by Chuck | November 07, 2008 at 01:31 PM EDT |

    The next Character Key goes on sale today at 2PM EST. Check out Darth Vader, limited to 1000. You can place your order at CharacterKey.com.

Sideshow Collectibles - 12'' TFU Stormtrooper Commander

Posted by Chuck | November 06, 2008 at 10:46 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles is getting in on The Force Unleashed and making good use of their new Stormtrooper body! Check out the ultra cool looking 12" Stormtrooper Commander!

Sideshow - 12'' Han Solo Carbonite Environment Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | November 06, 2008 at 10:37 PM EDT |

    It's time to pre-order the Han Solo in Carbonite Environment! Click here to place your order now!

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.09

Posted by Chuck | November 06, 2008 at 07:43 PM EDT |

    Check out the lastest update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter. There's info on some upcoming online photo albums, a new private signing, and the latest Bounty Hunter Capture Log is ready to download...

Visual Guide Update - TLC Saga Legends part 3

Posted by Chuck | November 06, 2008 at 10:28 AM EDT |

   We've got another round of Saga Legends figures from the Legacy Collection as todays Visual Guide Update. Click below to take a look at these repacked figures, some good guys, some bad.

   
   

Exclusive Holiday Special Topps Cards at SWS.com

Posted by Chuck | November 05, 2008 at 08:41 PM EDT |

    StarWarsShop.com is giving away a random Topps Holiday Special trading card with each order. You don't see a lot of merchandise come from the Holiday Special, so this set of 11 cards is a nice treat. Given the fact that they are being randomly placed in orders, this will be a hard set to complete! Check them out at SWS.com!

Visual Guide Update - TAC Saga Legends Shadow Troops

Posted by Chuck | November 04, 2008 at 08:21 PM EDT |

    Today we add two of the harder to find Saga Legends figures from the 30th Anniversary Collection, along with one of the harder coins to find: the black EU coin. Check out the Enhanced Visual Guides below of the Shadow Stormtrooper and the Utapau Shadow Trooper.

  

Star Wars Action News - Episode 167

Posted by Chuck | November 03, 2008 at 08:14 PM EDT |

    A few weeks back Star Wars Action News and the publishers of the new trivia book Obsessed With Star Wars teamed up to give away two copies of this book. We had a simple request--tell us why YOU were obsessed with Star Wars. Man, did we get more than we bargained for as the answers ranged from the obvious (Leia is Hot in a Bikini) to the ridiculous (you'll have to listen to find out what...). We read some of the submissions and announce the winners on this week's Star Wars Action News.

Visual Guide Update - TAC McQuarrie Rebel Trooper

Posted by Chuck | November 02, 2008 at 03:06 PM EDT |

    The last of the McQuarrie Concept figures gets added to the 30th Anniversary Collection Visual Guide. Check out the Enhanced Visual Guide of the final figure in one of the best sub-lines Hasbro has put out!

   

Brian's Toys Newsletter #488

Posted by Chuck | November 01, 2008 at 07:33 PM EDT |

Hurry up and get your FX Lightsaber soon before Halloween!  They make great props for costumes, and you can get one as low as $64.99!  GI Joe Wave 6 of the Comic 2-Packs is now in stock, and we expect our Wave 11 and Wave 12 carded figures to ship by October 31st.  Also, find reduced prices on select 25th Anniversary GI Joe figures as well as Star Wars Legacy and Clone Wars carded figures.  Indiana Jones fans will be delighted to know that 12" Medicom figures of Henry and Indiana Jones are now in stock.  Get FREE SHIPPING when you purchase over $100 of in stock merchandise! Check www.brianstoys.com for details and restrictions.

Brian's Toys

Visual Guide Update - TAC Rebel Vanguard Trooper

Posted by Chuck | November 01, 2008 at 07:29 PM EDT |

    A Battlefront character joins the 30th Anniversary Collection Visual Guide. These Rebel soldiers are demolitions experts who specialize in destroying Imperial ground and air vehicles. Always given the tough assignments, they employ heavy weapons capable of causing significant damage and destruction that will weaken the advance of Imperial vehicles in battle.

   

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.08

Posted by Chuck | November 01, 2008 at 10:19 AM EDT |

    Autograph hunters make sure you stop by and check out the latest update from Autograph Bounty Hunter. There's an update on the Phil Herbert (Hermi Odle) signing, as well as more private signing updates!

2009 Wave 1 Figures in Hi Res

Posted by Chuck | November 01, 2008 at 07:58 AM EDT |

    Jump in and check out some hi-res pictures of one of the first waves of 2009! The Luke and Han are new, and the rest are fill-ins from previous waves for the additional droid parts. Check them out here!


 
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