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February 2009

Toys R Us - The Place To Find TLC Wave 5

Posted by Paul | February 28, 2009 at 05:31 PM EDT |

    The Legacy Collection Wave 5 has been found in plentiful supply at Toys R Us stores around the country.  Be sure to check out your local TRU, it seems they are getting heavier shipments of this A New Hope wave than their Walmart and TARGET competitor counterparts.

Hasbro Q&A Roundup - Week of February 27th, 2009

Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2009 at 02:48 PM EDT |

    Stop by our forums for the latest Q&A Roundup Report! Gold 5 has all the questions and answers gathered from around the web!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #505

Posted by Chuck | February 28, 2009 at 01:40 PM EDT |

     Wow! That's what can be said about the new pre-orders on Brian's Toys.  We have brand new Wave 2 2009 Legacy available for pre-order as well as new deluxe figures & vehicles. The Gentle Giant TIE Pilot and Indiana Jones (Temple of Doom) Mini Busts are in and we are offering a special discounted combo offer for the two of $69.99 on brianstoys.com only!  Masters of the Universe fans should hurry soon because the Classics Carded Stratos and Faker are in limited supply.  For more of our growing selection or to just check out our newsletter visit here!

Brian's Toys

New TLC Comic Packs 14, 15, & 16 Detailed Photos!

Posted by Paul | February 28, 2009 at 12:10 PM EDT |

    Just added!  Check out the latest images of the newly available 14, 15, and 16 Comic Packs from Hasbro.  Click through to check out the details!

Hasbro's Questions & Answers #67

Posted by Chuck | February 27, 2009 at 08:19 PM EDT |

    Hasbro sends in their last Q&A for 2008! Click here for all the details!

Found! New TLC Comic Packs 14, 15, & 16

Posted by Paul | February 27, 2009 at 01:16 PM EDT |

    The brand new Comic Packs have been found at a local TARGET.  These include 14 X-wing Rogue Squadron #32, 15 Rebellion #3, and 16 Star Wars #11.  It appears the floodgates are starting to open up as new product is being found quite readily now.  Start your hunting now!

Sideshow Utapau Clone Trooper - Perfected!!!

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 10:13 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles updates their website with the latest production images of the incredible and upcoming Utapau Clone Trooper.  The artisans at Sideshow Collectibles have been clearly hard at work, making every detail of this member of the Grand Army Of The Republic perfect in every way, including a rework of the original head sculpt.  Collectors, consider yourselves lucky, we now have a definitive sculpt of the phase II clone trooper!

Sideshow Premium Format Scout Trooper Redux!

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 10:04 PM EDT |

    There is another!  (Premium Format Scout Trooper that is.)  Sideshow puzzlingly previews the newest Premium Format figure, an upright Scout Trooper sans speeder bike.  This doesn't seem like the wisest choice to introduce another version of a previously released character, especially when there are so many other characters in our rich Star Wars universe.  Perhaps they are trying to make this very popular character more affordable to other collectors! Here is hoping that this won't happen too often.  Click thumbnail below to check out the preview.

Faux Bronze "Ambush On Hoth" - Only 35 Pieces!

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 09:54 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles offers the Faux Bronze Wampa up for sale! Only 35 pieces!

Sideshow Announces New (And Very Low) Edition Sizes!!

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 09:48 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles announces the edition size of the regular edition 12" Utapau Clone Trooper figure at 2500 pieces, a quite small number for an army and troop builder figure.   Even more shocking, the Admiral Piett 12" figure has a paltry total edition size of only 1500 pieces.  Click the links below to get on the waiting lists now or forever miss out on these fine collectibles!

Sideshow Collectibles Inundates Collectors!

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 07:42 PM EDT |

    You are most likely hearing your wallet screaming for mercy if you are a Sideshow Collectibles collector at this current moment.  Collectors should be aware that the 12" Stormtrooper, Premium Format Slave Leia Figure, General Grievous Life-Size Bust, and 12" Obi-Wan Kenobi (Attack Of The Clones) are all getting ready to be charged within the next 15 days!  If you are feeling the pinch, be sure to contact customer service and find out about their excellent FLEX PAY options so you can salvage your orders instead of canceling them!

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 01:36 PM EDT |

    Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals, more new preorders, and a whole bunch of other goodies!

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.19

Posted by Paul | February 26, 2009 at 01:20 PM EDT |

    Autograph Bounty Hunter writes in with a sudden and exciting update!  Check it out the here from the Autograph Bounty Hunter!

The Clone Wars: Episode 19 - Storm Over Ryloth

Posted by Chuck | February 26, 2009 at 10:53 AM EDT |

    The Ryloth Trilogy begins! Click here for information on this weeks episodes: Storm Over Ryloth...

Past Generation Toys News Update

Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2009 at 11:17 PM EDT |

    Lots of new items this week. Everything from Indiana Jones Temple of Doom to the newest Transformers (Animated and Universe Classics) to DC Universe Classics. Ton of Mighty Muggs in stock! Also running a huge sale on T-Shirts - only $5 each! Click here to see what's new at Past Generation Toys this week!

Retro-Style A New Hope Poster at StarWarsShop.com

Posted by Chuck | February 25, 2009 at 10:29 PM EDT |

    Artist Russell Walks has put together a very cool retro-style poster for Star Wars: A New Hope. Stop by StarWarsShop.com to order one, and read all about the poster in an interview at StarWars.com.

Star Wars Action News - Episode 183

Posted by Chuck | February 24, 2009 at 11:21 PM EDT |

    However it may seem to us collectors and web site staff, Toy Fair doesn't exist to excite collectors about toys, it's there for toy manufacturers to hook up with toy distributors to get shelf space for toys each year. But not all manufacturers rely on distributors for sales, such as eFX and Sideshow Collectibles, and in this economy where every dollar counts some companies choose to excite collectors by making announcements during Toy Fair without actually taking the trip to New York. Sideshow Collectibles and Gentle Giant released a lot of information on new products this past week, and Star Wars Action News previews these items for you.

Mighty Muggs Wave 9 Exclusive At Entertainment Earth!

Posted by Paul | February 24, 2009 at 09:14 PM EDT |

    Now available for pre-order is the exciting Wave 9 of Mighty Muggs, an Entertainment Earth exclusive.  Included in the wave are Obi-Wan Kenobi (Episode IV), Scout Trooper (Episode VI), Gamorrean Guard (Episode VI), and Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit) (Episode V).  Join in on the Mighty Muggs rage and get your order in now!

Gentle Giant Coruscant Guard Maquette - UPDATED!

Posted by Paul | February 23, 2009 at 11:45 PM EDT |

    Here's a first look at the recently released Gentle Giant Forbidden Planet exclusive Clone Wars Coruscant Guard animated maquette.  Although the maquette doesn't bring anything too new to the table, it is quite a unique piece to add to your collection.  The figure is streamlined and angular, perfectly copied from the computer animated series, and the angle of his rifle is in a perfect pose and allows the viewer to check out all of his defining markings which point him as an elite member of the Coruscant Guard battalion.  Click through for some news shots of this great collectible!

UPDATE: Brand new (and better) photographs added!!!

Gentle Giant 2009 Premier Guild Membership Details

Posted by Chuck | February 23, 2009 at 11:33 PM EDT |

    Gentle Giant releases details on the 2009 Premier Guild Membership. Star Wars fans should be happy...

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.18

Posted by Paul | February 22, 2009 at 09:58 PM EDT |

    Check out the latest update from Autograph Bounty Hunter!

WAL*MART Exclusive Comic Packs Loose Images Posted!

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2009 at 04:47 PM EDT |

    Just posted!  Click through to find loose and very quickly shot images of these fantastic Comic Packs figures!  For details on these excellent sets, check our earlier report.

Found! TLC WAL*MART Exclusive Comic Packs!!!

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2009 at 01:57 PM EDT |

    The very, very exciting WAL*MART exclusive Comic Packs have been found!  Although these pay direct tribute to the Expanded Universe, fans of the original films will feel a warm and fuzzy sensation inside after careful perusal of these packs!  These are without doubt an indirect nod to the Original Trilogy, and you would be foolish to pass on these.  Every figure is an EU take on a classic character!  The Amanin figure leaves nothing left to be desired; we now have our definitive Amanaman!  Oh, and for you Hasbro 12" collectors out there, we finally got our 3.75" scale Keeoulkeech, you know, that "other" Ewok that was packed with the 12" Logray!  Click through and enjoy the photos and be sure to get yours soon!

Found! TLC Saga Legends 25 Snowtrooper!

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2009 at 01:28 PM EDT |

    The elusive Saga Legends Snowtrooper has finally been found!  Shipping solely as the "new" figure in refresh cases, this popular Imperial soldier who was first released in 2007's VTSC collection is sure to not be a peg warmer and hang around for long.  Get out there and build your armies now!  Click through for additional photos!

TRU Exclusive (So Far) The Clone Wars 2-Packs!

Posted by Paul | February 21, 2009 at 01:17 PM EDT |

    Deluxe figure styled two-packs have recently been found at Toys R Us stores.  They include The Clone Wars versions of General Grievous and Battle Droid while the second pack contains Anakin Skywalker and R2-D2.  Although there are not any changes made from the original basic figures, the multipacks look very sharp and will fit in very nicely with your other The Clone Wars collectibles.  Click through for additional photos.

Toy Fair 2009 - Web Site Roundup

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2009 at 09:35 PM EDT |

    Our Toy Fair coverage comes to a close with our annual Toy Fair Round-Up. Stop by for a quick list of Star Wars coverage around the web. There's tons of photos, videos, and reports out there for everything at Toy Fair!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #504

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2009 at 09:33 PM EDT |

    The beautiful eFX Collectibles X-Wing is now in stock and shipping now!  This piece is limited to 838 pieces.  A 12-Back Vintage Jawa AFA 85 with some slight cape discolorment is also in stock.  New 25th Anniversary Deluxe Transformers are also available for $14.99 each.  Also, when shopping at Brian's Toys, save a little bit of money by using one of our coupon offers that expires this Sunday, February 22nd.  For more details and a selection of our toys, check out our newsletter at right here!

Brian's Toys

Toy Fair 2009 - Uncle Milton Toys Report

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2009 at 08:55 PM EDT |

    We've got our final report from Toy Fair! This years surprise was from innovative toy maker Uncle Milton, who brought us the old childhood favorite Ant Farm. This time around, Uncle Milton is combining elements of Star Wars, education, and good ol' fashion fun to give us a few interesting products. Read our full report right here!

Assault Vehicle Prices On The Rise At WalMart

Posted by Nick | February 20, 2009 at 08:39 PM EDT |

    Price hikes seem to be happening all over. Read on for details!

Hasbro Takes On EU In Droid Factory Series 2

Posted by Nick | February 20, 2009 at 03:50 PM EDT |

    There seems to be a good deal of discussion about the new set of Droid Factory 2-packs that have been announced by Hasbro at their Toy Fair presentation this past Saturday. And with good reason. Hasbro has dug pretty deep into the expanded universe to build this particular series of WalMart exclusive 2-packs. How deep? Read on!

Sideshow Collectibles Lando Calrissian Pre-order Today

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2009 at 09:36 AM EDT |

    Today is the day! At 10AM PST you will get your chance to pick up the much waited for Lando Calrissian 12-Inch Figure. Check back here for the updated direct link. Limited to just 750, the exclusive edition will not last long! Lando Calrissian—He's a card player, gambler, scoundrel. You'd like him.

Update: Pre-order is now live!

Billy Dee! Billy Dee! Billy Dee! Check This Out!

Posted by Paul | February 20, 2009 at 09:33 AM EDT |

    A time to laugh, a time to cry and a time to pre-order your 12" Lando Calrissian figure from Sideshow Collectibles!  As we all wait in eager anticipation to place our orders at 10:00 AM PST, enjoy this cameo appearance of Billy Dee Williams on the hit sitcom Scrubs, which probably is one of the funniest Star Wars moments to ever grace the small screen in less than a minute.  Be sure to check JTA for the latest information on the 12" Lando Calrissian pre-order too!

Toy Fair 2009 - Kotobukiya Showroom Video Tour

Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2009 at 09:16 PM EDT |

    Our last video update takes you through the Kotobukiya showroom. Check out their latest line of figures: ARTFX+ seen the only way Star Wars goodies should be seen, in High Definition!

Kotobukiya Showroom Video Tour

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Turbo Tank Video Demo

Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2009 at 10:19 AM EDT |

    We've got another video for you! This time, we take a closer look at the new Hasbro Turbo Tank, with a demonstration of some of what this massive vehicle can do! Click here for the video, or download the full High Resolution version right here!

Hasbro Turbo Tank Video Demo

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2009 at 10:10 AM EDT |

    Here is a big update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com with 80+ new preorders from Toy Fair and a few new arrivals.  There are an impressive selection of new items listed—take a look!

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Showroom Video Tour

Posted by Chuck | February 19, 2009 at 01:14 AM EDT |

    Our latest update gives you a High Definition walk through Hasbro's showroom. Click here for our Hasbro showroom video tour! And, check back later for more videos from Toy Fair 2009!

Hasbro Showroom Video Tour

Toy Fair 2009 - Gentle Giant Report & Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2009 at 06:32 PM EDT |

    Gentle Giant didn't make the trip east this year, but they had a small sample on display at the Diamond booth. Click here for our full report and gallery of what they did have on display...

Toy Fair 2009 Attakus Report

Toy Fair 2009 - Attakus Report

Posted by Chuck | February 18, 2009 at 08:07 AM EDT |

    We've got another detailed report for you! This time, we stop by Attakus and find out information on the very cool new Probe Droid, as well as what happened to the massive Dagobah diorama. Read the full report here!

Toy Fair 2009 Attakus Report

TLC Latest Comic Packs Becoming Readily Available

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2009 at 09:48 PM EDT |

    Although the latest wave of The Legacy Collection Comic Packs started shipping last late December, they are currently hitting en masse right now.  WAL*MART seems to be the retailer of choice to find these very easily, but they should be showing up everywhere else shortly.  Click through for what you should expect to find on shelves.

Hasbro TLC Wave 5 - Hitting Hard Across The Country

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2009 at 08:48 PM EDT |

    The Legacy Collection Wave 5 is becoming more plentiful and has been found in higher quantities all over the country.  Check your local brick and mortar retailers now to find this very impressive wave of figures.

       

Found! AT-TE Assault Squad Battle Pack!

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2009 at 07:56 PM EDT |

    Found today at TARGET, the brand new AT-TE Assault Squad from the Battle Packs collection is now available!  Start hunting now!  The pack contains three reworked Clone Troopers with new paint applications and a slight retool of the same figure to make the AT-TE Tank Gunner!  This awesome set should be readily available within the next few weeks - so be sure to grab multiples so you can thoroughly fill up that AT-TE vehicle you got last July!  Click through for additional pictures!

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Press Pictures

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 07:24 PM EDT |

    Now 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. Click through for a gallery featuring the official pictures of what we saw in the Hasbro Showroom.

Sideshow - 'Sabotage' Obi-wan Kenobi Pre-order

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 05:12 PM EDT |

    Sideshow's has opened the pre-order for the Obi-Wan Sabotage Dual Display Diorama! Click here to place your order now!

Toy Fair 2009 - Miscellaneous Galleries

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 04:57 PM EDT |

    We've taken a look at all the normal licences, now it's time to take a stroll through Javits Convention Center. While here, you'll find the good, the bad, and the bizarre Star Wars Collectibles! Uncle Milton teaches us how to use The Force, while Underground Toys helps you decorate your iPod in style! And, don't forget about Funko's Bobbleheads, Attakus, Stylus, Basic Fun, and more! Stop in and check out our full gallery, and check back later as we add detailed reports on each of our stops!

Toy Fair 2009 Miscellaneous Coverage

Sideshow Boasts Their Galactic Empire!

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2009 at 12:53 PM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles updates their production blog with an intense photo of the 12" Darth Vader, 12" Admiral Piett, and multiple 12" Stormtroopers.  The attention to detail taken with the scale differences completely bring these figures to life.  Click through to look at this impressive photo!

Toy Fair 2009 - SWAN Podcast, pt. 2

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 12:12 PM EDT |

    Our Toy Fair coverage continues looking at the latest OTC and Clone Wars offerings from Lego, the iPod, iPhone and tech gadgets brought to us by Underground Toys, the keychains, backpack buddies, and washcloths (???) from Basic Fun, and we learn to use the Force with funjicational toys from good ol' Uncle Milton. Plus a Hasbro Toy Fair announcement redux, all on our conclusion episode of Toy Fair Star Wars Coverage 2009!

Toy Fair 2009 - Gentle Giant Press Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2009 at 11:26 AM EDT |

    Gentle Giant might not have been at Toy Fair in full force to show off their new products for 2009, but they were nice enough to send along some images of what's to come, including some very interesting San Diego Comic Con exclusives! Click through for the full read, you DON'T want to miss out!

    

Sideshow 12" Lando Calrissian Confirmed!

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2009 at 08:44 AM EDT |

    Sideshow Collectibles officially confirms the 12" Lando Calrissian figure!  Click here to find out more things about it, like the low edition size of 750 pieces, pre-order information and the new price hike to $79.99!  Yikes!

UPDATE: Sideshow confirms that the exclusive accessory will be the Bespin communicator!

Sideshow Calling Some 12" Figures "First Run"??!!

Posted by Paul | February 16, 2009 at 10:37 PM EDT |

    Sideshow posts a very intriguing Q&A today in their very popular "Ask Sideshow" segment.  Collectors will be very interested in knowing that a revisit to the "limited edition" figures seems imminent.  In particular, they comment on the 12" Stormtrooper from the Militaries Of Star Wars collection.  They believe that collectors will want to see this figure again at another point and will consider "re-releasing" a tweaked version so the original version technically doesn't break edition size.  Click the link below to read more about this!

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.17

Posted by Paul | February 16, 2009 at 10:25 PM EDT |

   Check out the latest update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter!  They have some great news this month!

Sideshow Collectibles Alludes To Episode V Collectibles!

Posted by Paul | February 16, 2009 at 01:00 PM EDT |

    Using nothing more than this little teaser ad, Sideshow alludes to possible Lando Calrissian and/or Princess Leia 12" or Premium Format figures.  Fitting in perfectly with the 30th anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, collectors may just be in for a treat as lincensees focus on characters from the film this year!  Keep your eyes posted to JTA for the latest developments during Sideshow Collectibles' Toy Fair online event!

Toy Fair 2009 - SWAN Podcast, pt. 1

Posted by Chuck | February 16, 2009 at 12:02 AM EDT |

    It is Toy Fair time again, and here to round up and review all the newly announced products from Star Wars licensees is Star Wars Action News. On this first day of coverage, Valentine's Day, we heart Hasbro, Diamond Select, and Kotobukiya...

Star Wars Action News

Toy Fair 2009 - LEGO Report & Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2009 at 11:55 PM EDT |

    What's in store for LEGO in 2009? Not only do we have our full report up, we have our entire gallery! Check it out, and be prepared to WANT!

Toy Fair 2009: lego

Toy Fair 2009 - Kotobukiya Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2009 at 09:18 PM EDT |

    We've got our full Kotobukiya gallery up, including more photos of the newly announced Commander Fox exclusive. No word on what Fox will be exclusive too, but SDCC was hinted at. Check it all out right here!

Toy Fair 2009: Kotobukiya

Toy Fair 2009 - LEGO Collectors Event Exclusive

Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2009 at 09:07 PM EDT |

   This year, LEGO decided to host a breakfast get-together, opening their full showroom at Javits at 7AM. As usual, they had a fun and unique giveaway for all that attended. Read more for details on this very cool collectible giving tribute to 10 years of Star Wars LEGOs, and how you can get one of these cool collectibles!

   

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Presentation

Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2009 at 02:18 AM EDT |

     You've seen our report & gallery, now sit back and enjoy the same presentation that we were treated too...

Toy Fair 2009: Hasbro Presentation

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Detailed Report

Posted by Paul | February 15, 2009 at 01:45 AM EDT |

    We have updated our coverage of the Hasbro showroom to give you the most detailed and comprehensive coverage available!  Read all about it here by clicking the link below!

Toy Fair 2009 - Diamond Select Toys Gallery & Report

Posted by Chuck | February 15, 2009 at 01:05 AM EDT |

     Stop by our Diamond Select Toys gallery for an in-depth look at the ever-expanding quarter scale line which debuted in last years Toy Fair. DST upped the ante this year by releasing quite a selection. It's all right here!

Toy Fair 2009: Diamond Select Toys

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Showroom Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2009 at 11:30 PM EDT |

    Hasbro has a lot in store for 2009! They had merely a fraction of what's to come showcased at their showroom. Click here for our Toy Fair 2009 Hasbro Gallery, and stay tuned for our in depth report!

Toy Fair 2009: Hasbro

Gentle Giant Leaks Images Of New Stuff On You Tube!

Posted by Paul | February 14, 2009 at 10:58 PM EDT |

    It's Toy Fair 2009, so 'tis the season for new products!  Although Gentle Giant wasn't present for the event, check out this new and exciting video on You Tube here!  The video showcases painted versions of the forthcoming AT-AT Driver, Luke Skywalker (In Hoth Gear) and Han Solo (In Hoth Gear) mini busts and a few new surprises including an upcoming Snowtrooper mini bust (YES!) and Oola and Darth Talon statues.  Check it out!

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro Quick Hits!

Posted by Nick | February 14, 2009 at 05:01 PM EDT |

     We've got an initial report out of Hasbro's presentation. Read on for some quick highlights!

Toy Fair 2009: Hasbro

Toy Fair 2009 - Diamond Select Toys

Posted by Paul | February 14, 2009 at 03:22 PM EDT |

    The Diamond Select showroom at Toy Fair 2009 was a sight to behold.  The big news this year is the aggressive continuation of the Ultimate Quarter Scale (UQS) line of figures.  While the verdict out on these is somewhat inconsistent with collectors, the products shown are incredibly stunning and sure to invigorate interest in the line.  Click through to read about all about it!

Toy Fair 2009: Diamond Select Toys

Toy Fair 2009 - Kotobukiya Report

Posted by Nick | February 14, 2009 at 03:15 PM EDT |

     The first stop for JTA's news staff at the 2009 New York International Toy Fair? None other than Japanese design house, Kotobukiya! So what do they have in store for collectors in 2009? Read on for details!

Toy Fair 2009: Kotobukiya

Happy Valentine's Day

Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2009 at 01:29 AM EDT |

    Happy Valentines Day! What better day to kick off Toy Fair with news from the toys we love! And, of course, happy Valentines Day to my lovely wife, who still enjoys this Valentines Day clone!

Toy Fair 2009 - Hasbro's Press Release

Posted by Nick | February 14, 2009 at 01:26 AM EDT |

    Hasbro lets up the goods in this pre-Toy Fair press release. So what are we in store for in 2009's CLONE WARS line and THE LEGACY COLLECTION? Read on!

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Paul | February 14, 2009 at 01:25 AM 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!

Toy Fair 2009 Coverage

Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2009 at 01:12 AM EDT |

    Toy Fair is just hours away, and we are ready to bring you all the news out of New York! Check back tomorrow on our Toy Fair page for full coverage!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #503

Posted by Chuck | February 14, 2009 at 12:52 AM EDT |

    Great stuff in this week for G.I. Joe, Transformers, and Star Wars fans!  For Joe, we have the new 5-Packs and Mighty Muggs.  Star Wars features the Transformers Crossovers and re-stocks of vehicles, blasters, and lightsabers.  Indiana Jones fans can relive their own adventures with the Sideshow Collectibles 100% Beaver Fedora, available now for pre-order.  For more great stuff, check out our full newsletter.

RAH Medicom TIE Fighter Pilot Available For Pre-Order!

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2009 at 10:14 PM EDT |

    The RAH Medicom TIE Fighter Pilot has just been put on pre-order.  Click through to sign into the newsletter to get yours!

Forbidden Planet Gentle Giant Coruscant Guard Update

Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2009 at 11:13 PM EDT |

    Well, it's only been 2 months since Gentle Giant's original sell date for the Forbidden Planet exclusive Coruscant Guard, but the wait is finally over! PG members should watch their emails closely because it's finally going on sale tomorrow (Feb. 12) sometime around 3PM PST!

The Clone Wars: Episode 17 & 18 - Blue Shadow Virus

Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2009 at 07:49 PM EDT |

    This week we get a full hour of The Clone Wars! Click here for information on this weeks episodes: Blue Shadow Virus & Mystery of a Thousand Moons ...

Star Wars Action News - Episode 181

Posted by Chuck | February 11, 2009 at 12:28 AM EDT |

    The stores are full of stale Organas and Yarnas (congrats to all those who prognosticated Yarna's future peg warming status). Manufacturers have been tight-lipped about new product, in some cases awaiting the glut of news that is Toy Fair and in other cases simply because there is no news. And figure prices are above the $7 mark everywhere, and some places over the $8 mark. There's a lot of grimness out there, but there's a bright future ahead for the hard core Star Wars collector. Here to analyze all the news or lack thereof, Star Wars Action News brings you the first State of Collecting Address...

Sponsor Update: Past Generation Toys

Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2009 at 08:29 PM EDT |

    Lots going on around the store! We have started to accept preorders for the new Marvel Universe 3 3/4" action figures from Hasbro. These look to be quite promising! We have also highlighted some special pricing promotions this week on some items in the following categories: Star Wars, Transformers, Power Rangers, Gentle Giant and the new Hot Toys Joker Mini Bust. If you are looking to round out your Indiana Jones collection check us out – most figures are $3.00 to $4.00 each! Click here for full details!

Hasbro's 11th Galaxy-Wide Q&A Posted

Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2009 at 08:24 PM EDT |

    Stop by and check out Hasbro's 11th Galaxy-wide Q&A. Get all the questions from from the last session right here!

Official Hasbro Q&A

Autograph Bounty Hunter Newsletter 7.16

Posted by Paul | February 09, 2009 at 06:17 PM EDT |

    Check out the latest update from the Autograph Bounty Hunter!

Sideshow Prepares To Disperse The Galactic Empire

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2009 at 09:15 PM EDT |

    Get ready, ya'all!  Sideshow Collectibles has just sent out their "Now Processing" notices currently arriving to the inboxes of happy and lucky collectors who have placed advanced order(s) for the 12" Stormtrooper figure from the Militaries of Star Wars collection due to arrive in less than 14 days.  Sure not to dissapoint, get on the Wait List now, since both the regular and exclusive versions are currently sold out.  It is truly an exciting time to be a Star Wars collector!

Brian's Toys Newsletter #502

Posted by Chuck | February 07, 2009 at 08:52 PM EDT |

    Not too many new products to order this week, but we have a wonderful selection of Star Wars pre-orders.  eFX Ahsoka Lightsaber Replica, Gentle Giant Clone Wars Movie maquettes, and Sideshow Leia Slave Premium Format are some of the highlights our of latest pre-orders.  G.I. Joe Hall of Heroes, a very limited release of 25th Anniversary figures, is also available for pre-order.  Don't forget that we still have our $4.99 Flat-Rate Shipping and Free Figures special going on for Valentine's Day.  It's never too late to make that special purchase for someone, but don't just take Cupid the Ewok's word for it. Check out our newsletter right here!

Brian's Toys

Not Mighty ''Ughs''! They're Just Plain Mighty!!!

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2009 at 07:05 PM EDT |

    OK, so you either love them or hate them, but one thing is for sure - Mighty Muggs are definitely in our foreseeable future for quite some time.  These cute, but not too cuddly urban style figures are praised by many and groaned by others.  Despite your stance, it is fair to say that this unannounced surprise batch of five TARGET exclusives are executed quite well and may be capable of stimulating a whole new interest in this line.  Click through for the low down on all five and a small surprise of what you may find in the TARGET aisles....

Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter

Posted by Paul | February 07, 2009 at 05:33 PM EDT |

    Here is a quick update from Big Bad Toy Store about a variety of new preorders and more new arrivals.

The Clone Wars: Episode 16 - Hidden Enemy

Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2009 at 09:57 PM EDT |

    A Traitorous Clone? Say it isn't so!! We'll just have to wait and see the full scoop on the next episode of The Clone Wars! Click here for information on this weeks episode: Hidden Enemy ...

Star Wars Action News - Episode 180

Posted by Chuck | February 03, 2009 at 09:52 PM EDT |

    eFX Collectibles gave us little advance notice before the Ahsoka Tano lightsaber, with a plaque signed by Dave Filoni, went on sale Feb 1st. This first saber replica from the new prop replica company is based on the design for Anakin Skywaker's new Togruta padawan from the animated series, and to talk about the new product we interview Barry from eFX Collectibles. Barry describes what went into the Ahsoka lightsaber, the new Director's Edition signature edition, and what the future holds for high end collectible offerings.

New Clone Wars Figures! East Coast: Don't Despair!

Posted by Paul | February 01, 2009 at 07:58 PM EDT |

    Remain steadfast East coast collectors!   While it seems that only the West has been benefiting by finding the new figures, the brand new Clone Wars wave has indeed been found on this side of the country.  Also found was the new TARGET exclusive Shock Trooper Mighty Muggs figure.  Good luck with your hunt and let us know if you have also been fortunate enough to find these new figures!  Click thumbnail below for some quick shots of new product!

EE Highlights Upcoming Hasbro Clone Wars Vehicle

Posted by Paul | February 01, 2009 at 02:43 PM EDT |

    Entertainment Earth has an image of the upcoming and very cool Clone Wars Magnaguard Fighter Vehicle.  Click here for ordering details.


 
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