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Review: Pit Droids (2-Pack) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | September 03, 2015 at 12:40 AM EDT |

This will be the last Episode I review for a while. Force Friday starts tomorrow and we will running a hopefully non-stop marathon of all new The Force Awakens toys for the unforeseeable future! While you wait for that, be sure to check out the Pit Droids (2-Pack) figure set in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Pit Droids (2-Pack)

Review: Naboo Royal Guard - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | September 02, 2015 at 09:28 AM EDT |

An excellent action figure from the Episode I line is the Naboo Royal Guard. See why the figure looks great even today in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Naboo Royal Guard

Review: R4-D23 - 2015 Disney Expo D23 Exclusive

Posted by Paul | September 01, 2015 at 03:05 AM EDT |

Check out the 2015 Disney Expo D23 exclusive R4-D23 astromech droid. It's the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

R4-D23

Review: Qui-Gon Jinn (Jedi Duel) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 31, 2015 at 08:26 AM EDT |

The Qui-Gon Jinn (Jedi Duel) figure is not that great. See why it needed a revamp almost instantly in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Qui-Gon Jinn (Jedi Duel)

Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 30, 2015 at 12:55 AM EDT |

The Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel) figure is good, but not excellent or definitive. See how this figure ranks in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Duel)

Review: Darth Maul (Jedi Duel) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 29, 2015 at 12:40 AM EDT |

It was exciting to get a Darth Maul figure right out of the gate, but this one ultimately didn't deliver. Find out more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Maul (Jedi Duel)

Review: Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 28, 2015 at 01:05 AM EDT |

Although an annoying character, the Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine) figure is done very well. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Anakin Skywalker (Tatooine)

Review: Darth Sidious (Holograph) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 12:10 AM EDT |

A truly underrated figure, see why we believe that every Star Wars collector should own the Darth Sidious (Holograph) figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Sidious (Holograph)

Review: Darth Sidious - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2015 at 08:56 AM EDT |

He is a great action figure with one terrible issue. Find out why Darth Sidious is an action figure you should still own in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Darth Sidious

Review: Mace Windu - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2015 at 08:11 AM EDT |

We don't like the Episode I Mace Windu figure. Find out why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Mace Windu

Review: Adi Gallia - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 24, 2015 at 09:13 AM EDT |

We saw our first movie female Jedi Knight in The Phantom Menace. Thankfully, Hasbro made Adi Gallia pretty early on in the Episode I line for everyone to enjoy. See this figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Adi Gallia

Review: Scout Trooper - 1:6 Scale Figure

Posted by Paul | August 23, 2015 at 12:45 AM EDT |

Do you want to see a beautiful one-sixth scale interpretation of a Biker Scout? Then look no further than Sideshow Collectibles' Scout Trooper 1:6 Scale Figure. It's stunning. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Scout Trooper

Review: Ki-Adi-Mundi - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 22, 2015 at 12:25 AM EDT |

Another beautiful figure in the Episode I line is Ki-Adi-Mundi. Look at how much work went into a figure from 1999. He is the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Ki-Adi-Mundi

Review: Commander Cody - Premium Format Figure

Posted by Paul | August 21, 2015 at 12:10 AM EDT |

Commander Cody is a fan favorite Star Wars character, but did Sideshow Collectible do all they could do to make this the greatest high-end collectible of him? We're not so sure about that. See the nonetheless gorgeous Commander Cody Premium Format Figure with our first look analysis in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Commander Cody

Review: Naboo Royal Security - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 20, 2015 at 09:47 AM EDT |

There were a ton of bodyguards in The Phantom Menace. The Naboo Royal Security was one of the, See this Episode I figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Naboo Royal Security

Review: Watto - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 19, 2015 at 08:51 AM EDT |

The Episode I Watto, aside from his coloring issues, may just be the best figure in the Episode I action figure line. Find out why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Watto

Today's item for review has been bequeathed to Jedi Temple Archives from the estate of Mark Grimshaw, aka studlydudly. We're honored to present it to you today. The Death Star Trash Compactor (Princess Leia & Chewbacca) (2 of 2) Screen Scenes set is a marvel. See why it's a "must own" purchase in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Death Star Trash Compactor (Princess Leia  & Chewbacca) (2 of 2)

Today's item for review has been bequeathed to Jedi Temple Archives from the estate of Mark Grimshaw, aka studlydudly. We're honored to present it to you today. The Death Star Trash Compactor (Luke Skywalker & Han Solo) (1 of 2) Screen Scenes set is a marvel. See why it's a "must own" purchase in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Death Star Trash Compactor (Luke Skywalker & Han Solo)

Review: Chancellor Valorum - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 16, 2015 at 08:36 AM EDT |

He might be boring, but it didn't stop Chancellor Valorum from selling through pretty quickly. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Chancellor Valorum

Review: Senator Palpatine - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 15, 2015 at 12:55 AM EDT |

A really nice figure in the Episode I line is Senator Palpatine. Find out why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Senator Palpatine

Review: Queen Amidala (Battle) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 14, 2015 at 08:39 AM EDT |

Hasbro released four "Padmé" figures in the Episode I line. This was the fourth one. Check out Queen Amidala (Battle) in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Queen Amidala (Battle)

Review: Padmé Naberrie - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 13, 2015 at 09:06 AM EDT |

Is she Queen Amidala or not? Find out more about Padmé Naberrie in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Padmé Naberrie

Review: Rune Haako - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 12, 2015 at 08:13 AM EDT |

Rune Haako may be the nicest figure in the entire Episode I line. Do you want to know why? Then check him out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Rune Haako

Review: Nute Gunray - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 11, 2015 at 09:11 AM EDT |

Hasbro knocked the Neimoidians out of the park in the Episode I line. See the gorgeous Nute Gunray figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Nute Gunray

Review: Queen Amidala (Naboo) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 10, 2015 at 09:31 AM EDT |

One standout figure in the Episode I line is Queen Amidala (Naboo). See why she still looks pretty nice in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Queen Amidala (Naboo)

Review: Ric Olié - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 09, 2015 at 12:57 PM EDT |

It's a shame that Ric Olié was one of the worst peg-warmers of all time. Find out why you should own him despite this in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Ric Olié

Review: TC-14 Protocol Droid - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 08, 2015 at 12:40 AM EDT |

The release of TC-14 Protocol Droid was a bit of surprise, but a happy release nonetheless. She is the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

TC-14 Protocol Droid

Review: R2-B1 Astromech Droid - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 07, 2015 at 01:10 AM EDT |

Getting R2-B1 Astromech Droid in 2000 was very exciting, but because two much better updates were released since, it's now hard to appreciate the original version. However, see why this figure still has some charm. It's the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

R2-B1 Astromech Droid

And here is the other half of this ARC trooper duo. ARC Clone Trooper: Fives (Phase II Armor) is another gorgeous release from Sideshow Collectibles. See this figure in full glory in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

ARC Clone Trooper: Fives (Phase II Armor)

Review: Sio Bibble - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 05, 2015 at 08:32 AM EDT |

It's believed that Sio Bibble is one of the rarest modern figures of all time. But whether that is accurate or not, there is no doubt that this action figure was more of a myth in 2000 than an actually existing action figure. Learn more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Sio Bibble

Review: Captain Tarpals - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 04, 2015 at 11:01 AM EDT |

The Episode I Captain Tarpals figure is stunning. It's another figure that just won't age (aside from articulation issues). See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Captain Tarpals

Review: Captain Panaka - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 03, 2015 at 08:56 AM EDT |

What an awesome likeness to the onscreen character the Episode I Captain Panaka action figure is. Too bad he was largely ignored. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Captain Panaka

Review: Jar Jar Binks (Naboo Swamp) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 02, 2015 at 12:40 AM EDT |

There are multiple ways to describe the Jar Jar Binks (Naboo Swamp) action figure: the best Jar Jar of the Episode I line. Unexpected. Novel. There are more ways to describe it too. This is a figure that you probably need for your collection even today. Let's check it out together in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Jar Jar Binks (Naboo Swamp)

Review: Queen Amidala (Coruscant) - EI - Basic

Posted by Paul | August 01, 2015 at 09:34 AM EDT |

As we prepare for the Force Friday event in about a month, let's begin this month with revisiting the line that celebrated an all-new Star Wars film in the modern era of collecting. The year was 1999. Let's begin our look at the hugely successful Episode I line. We start with the beautiful Queen Amidala (Coruscant) figure. She looks great even today. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Queen Amidala (Coruscant)

Review: Kabe And Muftak - POTF2 [G/FF] - Internet Exclusive

Posted by Paul | July 31, 2015 at 12:05 AM EDT |

One of the greatest exclusives of 1998 was the Kabe And Muftak internet exclusive. Check out why this is even a must-have today. It's all in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Kabe And Muftak

Getting modern updates of the final fifteen 1985 POTF figures was always fun. Sadly, Lando Calrissian (In General's Gear) wasn't really perfect. He wasn't terrible either. See why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Lando Calrissian (In General's Gear)

Review: Malakili (Rancor Keeper) - POTF2 [G/FF] - Basic

Posted by Paul | July 29, 2015 at 01:35 AM EDT |

Thank you for the tremendous response to our celebration of 20 years of The Power Of The Force "2"! It exceeded our expectations! We will be returning to the other figures in the "Red" carded line look soon, but let''s finish up the "Green/Freeze Frame" phase first. Malakili (Rancor Keeper) is an excellent modern update to the 1984 vintage Kenner figure. But is it perfect? (No; judging by its peg-warming status in 1997 and 1998.) See it in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

Look at the deco on Luke Skywalker (In X-wing Fighter Pilot Gear) and then try to tell us you're not impressed. It was a testament to what Hasbro was capable of in the modern era. Check him out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Luke Skywalker (In X-wing Fighter Pilot Gear)

He looks like He-Man a little bit, but Lando Calrissian has some nice points. Find out more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Lando Calrissian

He wasn't perfect, but Boba Fett changed the way collectors viewed action figures (in a good way). More importantly, he was essentially impossible to find in time for Christmas of 1995. Many collectors needed most of 1996 to locate this action figure. Leanr more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you'd like to see something that we didn't cover yet.

Boba Fett


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