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A Not-So-Bad-Looking Way To Dress Up TBS Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight)

Posted by Paul | December 13, 2014 at 06:20 PM EDT |

JTA reader thirdfloor sends us pictures he took of The Black Series 6" Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight) figure with the cloak from The Black Series 3.75" Darth Malgus figure. While there is no denying that the cloak is not to scale (and evidently too short), we have to admit that it adds some amazing depth to the lightly accessorized 6" figure. Click each thumbnail below to see larger images.

    

Beautiful Bastila Shan Custom Action Figure (Hyper Articulated!)

Posted by Paul | December 06, 2014 at 02:05 PM EDT |

Our very own Sjefke has produced a custom super-super-super-articulated Bastila Shan. Check it out by clicking through! This was part of ImperialShipyards.net Ultimate Action Figure Contest.

Please Read: Diorama Parts Update From Hole In The Ground Productions

Posted by Paul | November 07, 2014 at 08:34 AM EDT |

We were copied on the same email as our friends at Yakface.com and they've already posted this potentially disturbing news for those that want action figure diorama parts. Click through for more.

Making The Bestila Shan Possible....

Posted by Paul | October 27, 2014 at 08:28 PM EDT |

Someone just isn't satisfied with the TVC or TBS Bastila Shan figure. Our ever restless Sjefke is now on a mission to make himself the most definitive Bastila Shan figure possible. More coming soon!

Custom Yavin 4 Hanger Bay Diorama

Posted by Chuck | October 07, 2014 at 02:13 PM EDT |

JTA reader Daniel S. shared his complex Yavin 4 Hanger Bay Diorama with us and we thought this was worthy of passing along to everyone. Click through to check out this masterpiece! Psst... it's for sale if you are interested...

Custom Six Inch Scale Throne Room Diorama

Posted by Chuck | October 05, 2014 at 02:28 PM EDT |

JTA viewer and customizer Bry German shows off his latest creation: a six inch throne room diorama! Click through to check it out! Nice work Bryan!

Boutros77 Jabba's Palace Diorama Completed!

Posted by Paul | September 23, 2014 at 10:32 AM EDT |

Boutros77 completes his Jabba's Palace display! Click through to check out this amazing custom display piece!

Cool Customization To Make Darth Vader (#26) OT-Based

Posted by Paul | August 23, 2014 at 11:28 AM EDT |

If you are somewhat melancholy that the brilliant TBS Darth Vader (#26) is based on the Prequel Trilogy, we have a cool solution for you. JTA reader Sergio has posted how to quickly transform it into an OT-based version of him. Click through to find out how!

DKE Toys Unique Custom Star Wars Figures For SDCC!

Posted by Paul | July 22, 2014 at 09:43 AM EDT |

DKE Toys has made some kitchy Star Wars figures. but some of them are arguably quite cool. (Raunchy female C-3PO anyone?) They have many hand made custom original art figurines by artists who have used Star Wars themes in their work. Stop by their page on Flickr to see their images HERE. And if you're going to SDCC, be sure to visit DKE Toys at booth #5045.

    

Making The Black Series Mara Jade Look Almost Perfect

Posted by Paul | June 26, 2014 at 06:01 PM EDT |

Last but not least, Travis makes The Black Series Mara Jade a pretty sweet-looking figure. Find out what he did!

Creatively Dealing With Poorly Painted MS and SL Figures

Posted by Paul | June 26, 2014 at 05:53 PM EDT |

Are you unhappy with the really bad paint jobs on the Mission Series and Saga Legends figures? JTA reader Travis L. has been unhappy too. But he wasn't defeated by them. He made them better. Click through to see what he did.

    

Boutros77 Extended Jabba's Palace Diorama

Posted by Paul | June 18, 2014 at 02:52 PM EDT |

JTA reader and awesome customizer/diorama builder Boutrous77 sends us images of his latest work. If you want to get a better look at his work, be sure to check out the review our friends at BanthaSkull.com did on Jabba's Main Hall diorama HERE.

Photonovel: The 6th Trial: Seekers Of The Dark Relic

Posted by Paul | May 22, 2014 at 06:58 PM EDT |

Our friends at Yakface.com have just published an incredible photonovel entitled The 6th Trial: Seekers Of The Dark Relic. Be sure to check it out!

Cool Custom The Black Series 6-inch Accessories

Posted by Paul | May 07, 2014 at 09:35 PM EDT |

Looking for 6" scale accessories for The Black Series 6" scaled line? JTA reader Arnold C. alerts us to a source where you can start building some cool diorama scenes. Click through for more!

Twelfth Parsec Final Update!

Posted by Paul | April 21, 2014 at 10:12 PM EDT |

Twelfth Parsec has one final important update! Check it out by viewing their latest YouTube.com video! Click through for more details!!

Stunning Wam Blam Lufba Custom By Sjefke

Posted by Paul | April 16, 2014 at 09:13 PM EDT |

JTA moderator Sjefke has created another stunning custom figure: Wam "Blam" Lufba. Be sure to check out this work of art!! Click through to see it all, complete with work in progress and reference photos.

Awesome Custom 6" Proto Fett

Posted by Paul | April 12, 2014 at 03:10 PM EDT |

Check out what our friend Jayson Krebsbach made. If only Hasbro could make this for us in turn! Check it out on Yakface.com's Facebook page.

How To Make A Season 5 Version Of Barriss Offee!

Posted by Paul | April 10, 2014 at 09:11 PM EDT |

JTA moderator Sjefke was commissioned by longtime JTA reader Scott to make a Season 5 version of "evil" Barriss Offee. Click through to lean how he did it! Is it just me, or are you immediately reminded of a blooper from Toy Story when Mrs. Potato Head advised Mr. Potato Head to pack his "angry eyes" when you read Sjefke's tutorial?

Twelfth Parsec Ewok Hut Latest Update!

Posted by Paul | April 09, 2014 at 07:40 AM EDT |

Twelfth Parsec sends a NEW update with regards to their custom Ewok village playset pieces. Click through for the update!! Sadly, we didn't get this post in enough time, but we wanted to apprise readers of their status.

Twelfth Parsec Ewok Hut Update!

Posted by Paul | April 03, 2014 at 07:17 PM EDT |

Brent at Twelfth Parsec writes in with an update to the Ewok Tree Hut custom playset. They need your help! Click through for more!

A Really Clever Fix For The Saga Legends Stormtrooper

Posted by Paul | March 01, 2014 at 04:17 PM EDT |

Friend and JTA reader Josh M. decided to get a little creative with the Saga Legends Stormtrooper figure, or at least a part of it. Admittedly, it looks pretty darn good. Click through to see what he did!

12th Parsec Ewok Hut Playset Update!

Posted by Paul | March 01, 2014 at 04:06 PM EDT |

The fine folks over at 12th Parsec have sent us an update on their totally amazing Ewok hut fan-made playsets. Click through to see what they have to say, and about how well they're doing with their campaign!

Ewok Village Tree Huts Playset Campaign

Posted by Paul | February 24, 2014 at 07:02 AM EDT |

The custom playset industry is really taking off. Now a grassroots company 12th Parsec is using Indiegogo to make an Ewok village tree hut. Click through for more information on this campaign.

Gorgeous Cane Adiss Custom!

Posted by Paul | January 19, 2014 at 06:51 PM EDT |

JTA moderator Sjefke has made an unbelievable custom of Cane Adiss. It's a figure that Hasbro said they would like to make one day, but sadly that may never pan out. Sjefke didn't want to wait around, so he developed his own. Click through to see how he did it. It feels like it's worthy of some sort of award, no?

UPDATE: Congratulations Sjefke! His entry of Cane Adiss was the Grand Prize winner of Yakfinities #50!

Photo Novel: Alliance Intelligence Chapters 12 And 13

Posted by Paul | January 19, 2014 at 06:20 PM EDT |

JTA/Yakface.com reader Tsui Choi asked us to share two of his recent Photo Novels. Check out Alliance Intelligence: Chapter 12 and Alliance Intelligence: Chapter 13 in Yakface.com's forums!

Stunning Mos Eisley Cantina Diorama

Posted by Paul | January 19, 2014 at 05:52 PM EDT |

JTA reader and expert customizer Carl sends us hit latest work: The Mos Eisley cantina. It's gorgeous and you must check it out! Click through for more!

Super Easy And Affordable Diorama Options

Posted by Paul | January 12, 2014 at 07:16 PM EDT |

JTA reader Paul H. The Lesser sends readers an idea to an awesome, yet simple way to help build some quick dioramas for your Star Wars figures. Check it all out by clicking through!

Stunning "Depths Of Despair" Photo Novel

Posted by Paul | January 09, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT |

Our friends at Yakface.com have released an all-new Photo Novel entitled Depths Of Despair. Be sure to check out this beautiful art!

Another Interpretation Of The Corrected 41st Elite Corps

Posted by Paul | November 20, 2013 at 08:04 PM EDT |

JTA reader cdman also shares his interpretation of what The Black Series 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper should look like as well. Click through for more.

What The 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper Should Look Like

Posted by Paul | November 17, 2013 at 01:40 PM EDT |

JTA reader and friend Josh M. sends us a little eye candy on what the 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper from The Black Series should look like. Hasbro claims to know about this error and that it's in motion to be corrected (and rumors have abounded since the prototype was shown off at Celebration Europe), but we can attest that it has still not been corrected in wave 3 of The Black Series line, unless they plan to do a running revision at some point. We're clinging to hope that this figure stays in circulation long enough to be fully corrected, but our hope is slowly growing dim. In the meantime, please click through for a better idea on how this character should look utilizing this sculpt.

Awesome Custom Ewok Village Playset

Posted by Paul | November 12, 2013 at 02:54 PM EDT |

JTA Facebook friend Adam H. works up a wonderful Ewok Village playste, with modern flare. Check out his work and be sure to let him know what you think about it in our comments!

Yakfinities #50 Customizing Challenge: The Original Trilogy!

Posted by Paul | October 21, 2013 at 06:40 PM EDT |

Our good friends at Yakface.com are running their 50th Yakfinities customizing competition.Their 50th challeneges focuses on the Original Trilogy. Get out your exacto blade and paintbrushes and get busy! Click through for details!

Make Yourself The Perfect Stormtrooper Action Figure!

Posted by Paul | October 12, 2013 at 01:53 PM EDT |

JTA reader Sergio has created tutorial on how Star Wars collectors can "make" the perfect Stormtrooper action figure. I have to admit that I am intrigued. Let us know what you think about his suggestions in our comments! Click through for details and links.

Alliance Intelligence Photo Novel

Posted by Paul | September 29, 2013 at 09:20 PM EDT |

JTA and Yakface reader Tsui Choi has just published a new Photo Novel Alliance Intelligence: Chapter 11: Hunt By Night in Yakface.com's forums. Go and check it out!!

The Enloe Trials Chapter 4: Shadow Of Death

Posted by Paul | September 21, 2013 at 08:08 AM EDT |

Our friends at Yakface.com have presented their latest Photo Novel, The Enloe Trials Chapter 4: Shadow Of Death. Be sure to check it out!

Does Your New Amidala Action Figure Bother You?

Posted by Paul | August 28, 2013 at 10:58 AM EDT |

JTA moderator Sjefke was bothered by some issues with the new The Black Series Padmé Amidala figure. So he took it upon himself to customize some fixes. Click through to see what he did.

A Great Fix For The Cape On Your Darth Vader Figures!

Posted by Paul | August 25, 2013 at 04:47 PM EDT |

JTA reader Lang offers advice for other readers on how to make the new The Black Series Darth Vader look better (as in hiding that hideous silver cape tie). Click through for more information!

A Very Cool Sandtrooper Custom

Posted by Paul | July 28, 2013 at 01:30 PM EDT |

JTA reader Austin J. asked to share his very cool Sandtrooper custom with the rest of the class. Click through to see this very impressive figure

Articulate That Darth Revan!

Posted by Paul | July 28, 2013 at 12:58 PM EDT |

JTA contributor Arnold Corso gives a great tip on how to articulate your Darth Revan action figure below the hips! Click through for his helpful hint!

Jazz Up An Older Starkiller Sculpt!

Posted by Paul | July 24, 2013 at 09:50 PM EDT |

JTA reader and frequent contributor Arnold Corso shows how to jazz up the 2007 TAC Starkiller sculpt which really wasn't so bad, save for his portrait. See more by clicking through.


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