Posted by Nick | February 01, 2009 at 12:59 AM ET |
There's a lot of information that comes out of Hasbro's Q&A sessions. Check out the news you can use from Hasbro, as we distill the Q&A sessions down to their essence in our HASBRO STAR WARS Q&A HEADLINES
Posted by Paul | January 31, 2009 at 10:38 PM ET |
Collectibles marks down the 30th Anniversary exclusive Luke
Skywalker (Rebel Hero: Yavin IV) figure down 40% to the modest price of $35.99. For those
of you who passed, you may want to take Sideshow up on this generous opportunity. These
types of deals are rarely seen at Sideshow Collectibles for Star Wars licensed
Posted by Paul | January 31, 2009 at 05:33 PM ET |
announces their very first limited edition prop replica from the new animated
series Star Wars: The Clone Wars on sale February 1, 2009 at 9 AM PST. Click
through to read more about it.
Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2009 at 03:41 PM ET |
Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2009 at 02:32 PM ET |
, we received
three new Sideshow items including two Indiana Jones Medicom & Premium Format
Tusken Raider. Gentle Giant Mini-Bust Lieutenant Renz now in stock! Also,
we still have Clone Wars Wave 4 and Legacy Wave 5 in stock! Finally, check
out our plentiful list of new Star Wars Vintage!
Posted by Nick | January 31, 2009 at 09:49 AM ET |
Hasbro's 66th Q&A session is now available courtesy of JTA's round-up report for your one stop Q&A viewing right here!
Head on over to the Jedi Temple Archives forums
where you can read in on all of the news from this week's session, or submit your own questions for Hasbro's consideration.
Posted by Chuck | January 30, 2009 at 07:00 PM ET |
Hasbro Q&A was a bit delayed this month, but we finally get the first one of the
year ! Click
here for all the details!
Posted by Paul | January 29, 2009 at 09:59 PM ET |
a first look at the just released Tusken
Raider Premium Format Exclusive 1/4
scale figure from Sideshow Collectibles. As usual, the level of detail does
not dissapoint. Click
through for additional photos, thoughts, and details!
Posted by Paul | January 29, 2009 at 09:50 PM ET |
is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals
and many more great new preorders.
Posted by Paul | January 29, 2009 at 08:10 PM ET |
Collectibles updates their website to announce the extremely low edition size
of Captain Antilles. Only a mere 2500 total pieces have been made. Remember,
there is only the regular edition available, an exclusive version was not produced. This
makes Captain Antilles officially the lowest produced Star Wars 12 inch figure
yet! Get it now while it is in stock at Sideshow
Collectibles! You'll be very sorry when your 12" Darth Vader arrives
and doesn't have anyone to choke!
Posted by Chuck | January 29, 2009 at 07:59 PM ET |
weeks episode of The Clone Wars
takes us to a very cool location, with a look at
some super cool clone troopers in snow gear! Click
for information on this weeks episode: Trespass
Posted by Chuck | January 29, 2009 at 12:29 PM ET |
are pleased to welcome a new Sponsor to the JTA family: Past Generation Toys
below to read what this online store has to offer Star Wars
Posted by Chuck | January 29, 2009 at 12:17 PM ET |
Giant Premier Guild members were treated to a Clone Trooper Classics bust as the
PGM gift in 2008. Click below for a detailed guide of the Clone Trooper Lieutenant
from Attack of the Clones
Posted by Chuck | January 29, 2009 at 09:22 AM ET |
Star Wars figures now in stock! Clone Wars Wave 4 & Legacy Collection
Wave 5 are available for immediate order. Also, the new 'shared exclusive'
of 2009 Wave 1 Mighty Muggs are up for pre-order for $49.99! Get your orders
in today at www.brianstoys.com
Posted by Chuck | January 28, 2009 at 05:26 PM ET |
announced the dates for the 2009 Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World:
here for the full details.
Posted by Chuck | January 28, 2009 at 05:12 PM ET |
you knew it was bound to come out sometime, being the only bounty hunter left to
make! Those guys over at gentlegiantcollectors.com have some prototype images of
the upcoming 4-LOM mini bust. Stop by and check them out!
Posted by Paul | January 28, 2009 at 09:36 AM ET |
announces through their Express Update newsletter (sign up here for
these updates) that the 12"
Luke Skywalker (Moisture Farmer: Tatooine) figure is back in stock
in very low quantities. This figure only has an edition size of 2500
pieces. Also available in stock is the 12" Qui-Gon
Jinn (Jedi Master). Act
now, so you can acquire them before they are gone forever!
Posted by Chuck | January 27, 2009 at 07:03 PM ET |
out the latest Visual Guide from the 30th
, where Obi-Wan is assisted on many of his missions during
the Clone Wars by an ARC Trooper Commander and his elite supercommandos...
Posted by Chuck | January 26, 2009 at 10:43 PM ET |
On this week's Star Wars
Action News, we talk to Rob Smith, editor of the Official Playstation Magazine and
author of Rogue Leaders: The History of LucasArts about videogames past, present,
and future as we look at his new book, covering such classics as Star Wars: X-Wing
and Rebel Assault, to the current The Force Unleashed. Rob gives us his prognosis
on the future of the embattled Battlefront 3 game, and answers the age-old questions:
is PC gaming dead? And, what is more important in a game—story or gameplay...
Posted by Chuck | January 25, 2009 at 02:56 PM ET |
tall, pale-skinned humanoid, with distinctive, curling lekku and a pulpy chin roll,
Bib Fortuna is the very epitome of male Twi'lek glamour, and the next addition to
Collectibles Visual Guide
. Click below to check out this addition to the Scum
& Villany section, complete with our newly-designed Sideshow Spec Sheets...
Posted by Paul | January 25, 2009 at 12:09 PM ET |
WAL*MART exclusive Republic Gunship has also become clearance fodder. Found
today in a Philadelphia WAL*MART, the register rang the remaining stock 60% off for the low price of $20.00. If you still have
these at your local store, check it out! JTA of course highly recommends supporting Hasbro and
buying the exclusives at full-price (to guarantee the future of other larger
vehicles down the pike), but this is quite a deal to purchase multiples to build your fleet. Click
through for the proof!
Posted by Chuck | January 24, 2009 at 07:53 PM ET |
up for the
Collectibles Visual Guide
is our damsel in distress from A New Hope
Leia! Don't let her appearance fool you though, she packs some nice weapons to make
any Stormtrooper think twice before trying to stun her. Also, make sure to check
out a new addition to our Sideshow Collectibles Enhanced Visual Guides: detailed
! Covering all the information us collectors crave! Just click on the
guide below for the embedded spec sheet!
Posted by Chuck | January 24, 2009 at 01:33 PM ET |
The latest eFX newsletter is out, with information on the upcoming Ahsoka 1:1 lightsaber, as well as updates on the Studio Scale X-Wing, Episode II Clone Trooper helmets, and more! Click here
for the full newsletter! The Ahsoka lightsaber goes on sale Feb. 1st, so be sure to read all the details so you don't miss out!
Posted by Paul | January 24, 2009 at 12:39 AM ET |
to cause some controversy, eFX
cuts the price of their Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The
Clones Clone Trooper helmet down from $429 to $349. Rush to
now to take advantage of this great deal.
Posted by Paul | January 23, 2009 at 10:02 PM ET |
Toys checks in and offers great discounts for loose vintage
figures! Click through to read about all of the exciting details!
Posted by Paul | January 23, 2009 at 07:40 PM ET |
incredible animated Boba
Fett & Han Solo In Carbonite maquette is an Entertainment
Earth exclusive and is now available for pre-order for a
September 2009 approximate release date. This beauty is the
nicest maquette to come from Gentle Giant in a long time. Check
it out here!
Posted by Chuck | January 23, 2009 at 05:58 PM ET |
Clone Wars picks up where it left off last week, with Anakin and the gang ready to
square off against more droids on the newest planet in the Star Wars universe: Maridun! Click
for information on this weeks episode: Defenders of Peace
Posted by Chuck | January 22, 2009 at 09:02 PM ET |
updates continue tonight with the addition of a very cool Jedi Master:
Plo Koon! Click below for detailed images of this ultra cool Master, who recently
made his debut on the new Clone Wars series.
Posted by Chuck | January 22, 2009 at 01:07 AM ET |
friends at Sandtroopers.com
kick off their second year of operation of their Make
It Better Benefit
. The "Make
it Better" campaign
kicks off again this month as they look to help out several charity groups throughout
2009. They hope to conduct the benefits quarterly, and look to add to their near
thousand dollar total from last year. Click
to see what you can do to get involved!
Posted by Chuck | January 22, 2009 at 12:48 AM ET |
is a quick
variety of new preorders and more new arrivals. Our Winter Clearance Sale
is still running - take a look at some of the deals here
Posted by Chuck | January 20, 2009 at 10:37 PM ET |
While we're still a month
away from the toy reveal explosion that is Toy Fair it seems like it's been a high-energy
week for Star Wars. From Battlefront 3 leaked alpha footage to new DVDs, Hasbro toys,
Acme art, Gentle Giant maquettes, and Art Asylum figures, not a day has passed over
the last week where there didn't seem to be some major news for Star Wars collectors...
Posted by Chuck | January 20, 2009 at 06:49 PM ET |
next Sideshow Collectibles 12" hero hails from the original Clone Wars cartoon: Padmé
Amidala – Ilum mission. Check out all the details below, and stop by the Sideshow
Collectibles Visual Guide
for more enhanced guides from the best line of 12"
figures on the market!
Posted by Paul | January 19, 2009 at 09:54 PM ET |
of you have heard about the incredible news that the Sculpting
A Galaxy heirloom book went on sale at DeepDiscount.com
recently. The good news is that the book is still available
for the amazing price of $149.99 and there are no additional
charges for taxes and shipping. That is a savings of over $245.00!
through to view a very, very short photo overview of the
awesome things you will find inside. JTA highly recommends this
book, so get
Posted by Paul | January 19, 2009 at 07:51 PM ET |
R Us also jumps on the clearance bandwagon! Found today at TRU
is the exclusive 30 (77-07) Obi-Wan's Starfighter & Hyperspace
Ring for a 'mere' $24.98. That is one penny
cheaper than their everyday price for the basic vehicle assortment.
Stock looks plentiful, but should diminish once this word gets
Posted by Chuck | January 18, 2009 at 12:53 PM ET |
Hero from Yavin IV is todays Sideshow
update. Click below to check out the Celebration IV exclusive Luke
Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2009 at 09:46 PM ET |
Hurry Soon! Brian's Toys
has an exclusive $15 OFF Coupon on orders over $70 that will be expiring soon. Use
Coupon Code NEWYEAR15 when checking out. For complete details, click
Clone Wars Wave 4 and Legacy Wave 5 have shipped from Hasbro and will be arriving
soon at Brian's Toys! New this week, we have added tons of AFA items including
new AFA-Blue Labeled and loose vintage figures. Check out new pre-orders such as
the Ultimate Quarter Scale Anakin and Luke Skywalker. Go to www.brianstoys.com
all the greatest Star Wars, GI Joe, and Transformers toys on the Internet!
Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2009 at 11:31 AM ET |
up for our
Sideshow Collectibles Visual Guide
is a figure from the
Heroes of the Rebellion line: Princess Leia as Boushh. Click below for our detailed
Visual Guide of another amazing figure from Sideshow
Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2009 at 10:55 AM ET |
Bad Toy Store has a ton of new arrivals, as well as new preorders! Click
all the latest specials from bigbadtoystore.com
Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2009 at 10:41 AM ET |
sure you stop by Entertainment
to check out the latest Clone Wars Maquette:
! While you are there, check out the rest of the sweet Clone Wars line-up
from Gentle Giant: Anakin
the standard Clone
Posted by Paul | January 16, 2009 at 07:36 PM ET |
Sideshow Collectibles 12" 1/6 scale Captain
Antilles figure has arrived from the Militaries Of Star
Wars collection! Sideshow Collectibles never fails in the delivery
of incredible likenesses and quality products. A smart move
on their part, this Captain Antilles figure borrows some of
the same design of the recently released Rebel Fleet Trooper.
through to see more angles of the exciting new figure.
Posted by Chuck | January 16, 2009 at 04:18 PM ET |
has a gallery of their next Ultimate Quarter Scale figure: Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight)!
for the full gallery...
Posted by Chuck | January 15, 2009 at 10:46 AM ET |
week we get our first animated look at a Jedi favorite: Aayla Secura! Click
for information on this weeks episode: Jedi Crash
Posted by Chuck | January 15, 2009 at 09:50 AM ET |
Sideshow Collectibles Visual Guide
gets a dark update
today, the Dark Disciple herself: Asajj Ventress! She's had plenty of screen time
in the new Clone Wars series, and if you are a fan you don't want to be without this
incredibly detailed 12" figure! Check out all the details below!
Posted by Paul | January 14, 2009 at 07:17 PM ET |
announces a release date for a partial release of The Clone
Wars, Season 1 DVD. Click
through for more information. It looks like the milking
of the franchise will continue beyond the films. Read on for
the disappointing news....
Posted by Paul | January 14, 2009 at 06:58 PM ET |
out this link
at StarWarsShop.com! They have found quite a bit of older select
merchandise in their warehouse and have marked it down 40% off
or more. Significant collectibles still available include the
Gentle Giant Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul animated maquettes
($59.99 each) among many other items from Hasbro, ACME Archives,
and Master Replicas. The sale runs through January 18th but
don't expect the merchandise to hang around that long!
Posted by Chuck | January 13, 2009 at 10:23 PM ET |
out Wave 4 from the Legacy Collection, tonight we add the 327 Star Corps Clone Trooper
and the next BAD figure: MB-RA-7. Click below for the full Enhanced Visual Guides...
Posted by Chuck | January 13, 2009 at 05:44 PM ET |
wonder just how far out in the Outer Rim Tatooine is? Or where Hoth is located in
relation to Dagobah? I'm sure you've seen this map from time to time, but stop by
for a nice hi-resolution digital image of the Star Wars universe to browse
and scan and plot your next hyperspace jump with!
Posted by Chuck | January 12, 2009 at 11:48 PM ET |
Month after month they come
into the mailbox, the Star Wars Insider. It has had almost as many publishers as
Murphy Brown had secretaries, but now it is being run by international fanzine company
Titan Magazines. Is it worth the cover price? Arnie and Marjorie dissect the latest
issue on this week's podcast of Star Wars Action News....
Posted by Chuck | January 12, 2009 at 04:31 PM ET |
Star Wars packaging is on the way! Look for it to coincide with the 2nd season of
The Clone Wars
. What's affected? Read all the details at StarWars.com
Posted by Nick | January 11, 2009 at 11:16 PM ET |
This week we got a sneak peek at The Empire Strikes Back
wave of Basic Figures. But some recently posted prototype images have revealed some interesting details about some of the assortment!
Posted by Nick | January 11, 2009 at 10:49 PM ET |
We've got more prototype images for your viewing pleasure. This time they're of the Clone Wars variety. And one image reveals a previously unseen Clone Wars figure!
Posted by Nick | January 11, 2009 at 10:12 PM ET |
Posted by Chuck | January 11, 2009 at 07:15 PM ET |
is one of the medical droids that assist in the reconstruction of Darth
the Sith Lord’s devastating duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi on Mustafar. The droid
has multiple arms equipped with a variety of medical and diagnostic tools.
Posted by Paul | January 11, 2009 at 06:13 PM ET |
whole slew of prototype and production photographs have made their way onto
Check these out quickly; Hasbro
may have them pulled off once they discover them. Some of the figures are mislabeled
and we at JTA are still trying to identify the others,
but take a look and enjoy sights of what will be our very near collecting
Posted by Chuck | January 11, 2009 at 06:08 PM ET |
novel collectors rejoice! The Science
Fiction Book Club
now has listed Republic
Commando, Volume 2
, which combines the previously released paperback-only novel True
with the latest RC book from Karen Traviss, Order 66
. It's currently listed as backordered,
but it's good news to finally see True Colors
in Hardback, even if it is combined
with a previously released hardback novel! Our Novel
has been updated to
reflect this addition...
Posted by Chuck | January 10, 2009 at 10:25 AM ET |
Breha Organa is Alderaan’s Minister of Education and the wife of Senator Bail
Organa. Having longed for a child of her own for many years, Breha eagerly accepts
one of Padmé’s motherless twins and adopts her as the daughter she always
dreamed of having.
Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2009 at 11:16 PM ET |
has The Legacy Collection Wave 6 posted on their site. Click
to see detailed
views of Captain Needa, Luke with new prosthetic hand, Emperor Palpatine, Ugnaughts,
Hoth Rebel Trooper, and Princess Leia (Medical Frigate).
Posted by Paul | January 09, 2009 at 06:51 PM ET |
This week we have the new Wave 5 Expanded Universe Comic 2-Pack
Figures and Saga Legends. Also, place a pre-order for the limited
edition eFX X-Wing Starfighter and the life-size Gentle Giant Captain
Rex statue. Also, check out 25th Anniversary GI Joe AFA figures here!
Posted by Paul | January 09, 2009 at 06:39 PM ET |
follows suit and finally marks the Big Millennium Falcon down
to $97.98! This markdown is more
likely to be found across the board nationally and be more widespread than WAL*MART's recent
discounts. Deal, deals, deals everywhere!
Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2009 at 11:57 AM ET |
almost time to pony up for that awesome Sandtrooper! The Sideshow Collectibles Sandtrooper
preorder is just hours away. Not convinced yet that you need to spend $109 on this?
out this preview gallery
, and you will be... Stay tuned for a direct link to
is now live!
Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2009 at 09:18 AM ET |
Jar returns...again! Click
for information on this weeks episode: The Gungan General
Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2009 at 09:06 AM ET |
a long absence, Watto's Lotto has returned to The
! This game gives players
a chance to win my personal favorite collectibles, Star Wars Galactic Heroes.
chance to win!
Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2009 at 08:52 AM ET |
is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com
variety of new arrivals, more new preorders, and a big new sale with
prices cut on over 2000 items!
Winter Clearance Sale:
Prices have been slashed on over 2000 items! Many items have been
discounted 50% to 70% or more! Hundreds of different lines are on sale
including Transformers, GI Joe, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, and much more.
a look at the sale menu right here
Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2009 at 11:24 PM ET |
Sideshow Collectibles 12" Admiral Piett figure is up for pre-order. Click
here to place your order
Posted by Paul | January 08, 2009 at 06:34 PM ET |
have read the review here.
Now quickly run to StarWarsShop.com
and purchase this magnificent Clone Trooper Commander for the
low price of $79.99. Yes, you read that correctly.
Hurry! This item's stock will soon be out so act now!
Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2009 at 03:43 PM ET |
member of the Galactic Senate, Organa is also First Chairman and Viceroy of Alderaan.
When Anakin falls to the dark side and Padmé dies in childbirth, Bail and
his wife Breha adopt one of the twins, Leia, to raise as their own daughter.
Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2009 at 08:26 AM ET |
updates with their 10th Galaxy-wide Q&A. Get all the questions from
from the last session
Posted by Chuck | January 07, 2009 at 11:43 PM ET |
out on the SWS.com
Gentle Giant Airborne Trooper? It's back in stock at Star
so if you still need it don't delay! Also, Hyperspace members get an extra 10% off!
Update: Sold out!
Posted by Paul | January 07, 2009 at 06:33 PM ET |
Collectibles updates their website with some additional
photos of their upcoming 12" Sandtrooper figure. Pre-orderers beware - there will be a FLEX-PAY option with this figure. This can't be good, could it? Click
thumbnail to find out pre-order details and about the exclusive
Posted by Chuck | January 06, 2009 at 05:24 PM ET |
back! And he's bigger than EVER! Check out the latest version of General Grievous,
towering over everyone else!
Posted by Chuck | January 05, 2009 at 07:28 PM ET |
It's a new year, and as
with every new year comes some new lines of Star Wars collectibles. This year, one
of the new lines is Diamond Select's Ultimate Quarter Scale line of figures, the
first of which, Darth Maul, has been spotted on Toys R Us shelves. Arnie and Marjorie
provide a hands-on review of the first entry in this new line...
Posted by Paul | January 05, 2009 at 12:41 PM ET |
goodness! A deadline that was sure to be missed by many collectors with all the hustle and bustle during the holiday season (or just plain procrastination), Hasbro sends happy cheers
and good news for the New Year! Click
through for the awesome update!
Posted by Chuck | January 02, 2009 at 06:10 PM ET |
Clone Wars returns tonight with an all new episode! Click
for information on this weeks episode: Dooku Captured
Posted by Chuck | January 02, 2009 at 04:30 PM ET |
has received specialized training from ARC trooper Alpha, equipping him with the
necessary skills to lead an elite battalion during the Clone Wars. He is part of
task forces sent to Saleucami and Kashyyyk under the command of Jedi General Quinlan
Posted by Paul | January 01, 2009 at 09:16 PM ET |
latest update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter!
Posted by Chuck | January 01, 2009 at 06:32 PM ET |
Empire just got bigger! Sideshow Collectibles released their New Years Newsletter
with the exciting announcement of the 12"
! Pre-Orders begin January
9th 2009 at 10AM PT! Click
here for a sneak preview
Posted by Paul | January 01, 2009 at 11:40 AM ET |
to check the prices of any leftovers found in the Star Wars aisle for
possible bargains or discounts. The AT-TE has been found for the remarkable
price of $64.00 flat. This nicely compliments the same
action taken on the Big Millennium Falcon that went down to $99.00.
Just a few are likely to be found at this point but don't give up on
Posted by Paul | January 01, 2009 at 11:23 AM ET |
literally rings in the New Year with new product. Found today
in a local TARGET were the new Saga Legends Clone Trooper (Revenge
of The Sith) and the infamous black-paldroned Sandtrooper that
was supposed to be originally available in 2007's 30 (77-07)
Saga Legends collection. Click through for some quick new shots
of these newly released figures.
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