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Star Wars Celebration Orlando Tickets On Sale Now

Posted by Mike_Taber | May 26, 2016 at 03:27 PM EST |

 Celebration Europe isn't even here yet, but tickets for Star Wars Celebration Orlando are already available for purchase. The event will take place from April 13-16, 2017 in Orlando, FL. Four day tickets are $150 for adults and $70 for kids (6-12). Click through to purchase your tickets now!

Celebration Europe Key Art Revealed

Posted by Mike_Taber | May 26, 2016 at 02:21 PM EST |

 StarWars.com has revealed the stunning key art for Celebration Europe. The image features characters from both The Force Awakens and Rogue One, including the all new shoretrooper. 

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Officially Announced For Orlando

Posted by Chuck | May 04, 2016 at 01:00 PM EST |

It looks like Celebration is coming back to Orlando. Start making those plans for 2017!

Mark Hamill Officially Attending Celebration Europe

Posted by Mike_Taber | April 26, 2016 at 06:28 PM EST |

It's official! Although far from a surprise, Mark Hamill is heading to Celebration Europe this summer. Celebration Europe will take place at the ExCel London Exhibition Centre from July 15th to July 17th. Single day tickets for Friday and Sunday are still available if you haven't purchased a ticket yet! 

StarNewsPhilly.com has posted an article of events taking place on Star Wars Day: Wednesday, May The Fourth this year in the Philly area. JTA's Paul Harrison was interviewed for the news story and will be guest speaker at Nerd Nite Philly where he will be testing his speaking skills with a presentation on Star Wars collecting. This fun event will be taking place from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM that Wedneday night and all local collectors and readers of JTA are urged to attend. We hope to see you there!

Toy Fair 2016 - Tamashii Nations Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2016 at 06:45 PM EST |

Tamashii Nations always has a unique spin on our Star Wars universe. Click though to check out what they had on display at Toy Fair this year!

Toy Fair 2016 - Beast Kingdom Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2016 at 05:39 PM EST |

Beast Kingdom had a nice display of Star Wars Egg Attack Action figures. Click through for our full gallery of this line! Never heard of them? Me neither. I don't collect this type of thing but I can appreciate how well done they are. Have a look!

Toy Fair 2016 - Jakks Pacific Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 13, 2016 at 12:35 PM EST |

Next up from the Javits Center is Jakks Pacific, featuring their super-large action figures... and this time featuring BB-8! Get the full gallery after the jump!

I will be at NJ Collectors Con in Cherry Hill, NJ this Sunday visiting our sponsor NJ Toys and Collectibles who will have a booth at the show. I will be bringing some of our exclusive SWCA Vintage Kenner Tribute Posters with me to give away. If you're going, be sure to stop at NJ Toys and Collectibles booth to find out how you can get one! It's this Sunday only and I should be there sometime between 12:30 and 1:00 PM. For more show information, please visit http://www.newjerseycollectorscon.com/.

Check Out The Sideshow Collectibles Booth!

Posted by Paul | July 09, 2015 at 09:06 PM EST |

Rebelscum updates with a nice gallery of the Sideshow Collectibles booth.

First Look At The Hot Toys Booth - Preview Night

Posted by Paul | July 09, 2015 at 08:25 AM EST |

Our friends at Rebelscum also have the first look at the Hot Toys booth where a gorgeous Princess Leia Organa figure is revealed.

First Look At The Hasbro Booth - Preview Night

Posted by Paul | July 09, 2015 at 08:02 AM EST |

Our friends at Rebelscum have the first look at the Hasbro booth. As you know, nothing new was revealed, but feel free to check out what was shown. Rebelscum does reveal however that Mission Series will retail for $14.99 this fall! So much for affordable budget figures that now cost the same price as a super-articulated figure a few years ago!

As we exclusively revealed on June 7, 2015 with our exclusive BREAKING NEWS report, Toys R Us has officially revealed their SDCC plans today (right on time) including new official press images of their exclusive Jabba's Rancor Pit set. Ha! Told you Jabba was all-new! :)

Wayne, NJ – June 25, 2015 – Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us today revealed its lineup of exclusive figures and playthings that will be available at the highly anticipated Comic Convention in San Diego next month. Conventioneers and online shoppers will find must-have merchandise based on several fan-favorite entertainment brands, including BATMAN™, MY LITTLE PONY, POWER RANGERS™, Star Wars™, TRANSFORMERS and more at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention from Thursday, July 9 through Sunday, July 12.*   Click through for more!

   

Hasbro And Other Licenses Present At Tokyo Toy Show

Posted by Paul | June 25, 2015 at 07:47 AM EST |

The Tokyo Toy Show is underway and Hasbro has a presence there. Japanstarwars.com is covering thr show. Don't worry, nothing new has been shown yet (if at all), but you may want to keep checking back during the event to see if anything new gets revealed there. Of particular note, Bandai has a pretty incredible presence there so you may want to check out what they're offering. Is it just us, or is it painful to see Hasbro's 3.75" Chopper figure on display as if he is available or something?

The Force Awakens Comes To San Diego Comic Con This Year!

Posted by Paul | June 10, 2015 at 04:41 PM EST |

The Force Awakens and more comes to San Diego Comic Con this year! StarWars.com has the full story!

SWCA: It's A Wrap!

Posted by Chuck | April 20, 2015 at 03:17 PM EST |

While sitting here waiting for my flight to leave LA I thought this would be a perfect time to detox and wrap up the main portion of our coverage! First off a big thanks to Paul for working the homefront and getting the galleries up and posted! While I had my boots on the ground he was pushing pictures through as fast as possible! (more...)

Also, please take a moment to visit and thank our sponsor Brian's Toys! Without their help we would not have been able to cover as much as we did. Their sponsorship of our coverage was a huge help!

We held off until the very end of SWCA to bring you this unique first look gallery of many of the card backs (the reverse sides of course) of The Black Series figures (both scales) as well as a "not behind glass" closer inspection of the newly revealed 6" Ahsoka Tano. As far as TBS packaging is concerned, you'll notice that bios (and images from the 3.75" scale) are being removed in favor of multilingual basic text and warnings (what a shame) even in the collector line. Anyway, check out the new images. We don't think you will find them anywhere else on the web, but hey, stranger things have happened. Click through for more!

      

SWCA: Sideshow Collectibles Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 09:56 AM EST |

Sideshow Collectibles had a spectacular display this year and introduced a few new additions to the Star Wars family of collectibles. See all of it in our gallery by clicking through!

      

SWCA: LEGO Gallery

Posted by Darlene | April 20, 2015 at 09:46 AM EST |

LEGO had a pretty impressive array of products as well. See what they had to offer Star Wars collectors by clicking through for more!

      

SWCA: The Convention Floor Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 09:22 AM EST |

Darth Maul in a bacta tank? Embo at the cantina? A huge rancor? JJ Abrams? Check out this and a ton of fans getting their "geek" on at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: The Force Awakens Prop Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 09:09 AM EST |

We have a wonderful large gallery of The Force Awakens and many of the props used for the film. SPOILERS apply! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: The Force United Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 09:01 AM EST |

Check out the gallery of The Force United members (or at least some of them) by clicking through. What a bunch of drunks!!

      

SWCA: Tamashii Nations Booth Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 08:47 AM EST |

Be sure to take nnote of all of the brilliant Japanese Star Wars collectibles from Tamashii Nations! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: Anovos Booth Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2015 at 08:39 AM EST |

The next gallery for your perusal is from Anovos. Check out all of their high quality costumes. That 41st Elite Corps clone troope ris pretty awesome! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: Rancho Obi-Wan

Posted by Paul | April 19, 2015 at 02:53 PM EST |

Don't miss all of the cool collectibles at our friend at Rancho Obi-Wan. What an amazing collection! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: Mattel

Posted by Paul | April 19, 2015 at 12:55 PM EST |

Mattel has gotten into the Star Wars action at a very brisk rate too. See what their booth offered Star Wars and car collectors. The stuff looks awesome! Click through for more!

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SWCA: Kotobukiya Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 19, 2015 at 12:47 PM EST |

Look at the glorious products Kotobukiya is making for Star Wars collectors. Check out their latest offerings by clicking through!

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SWCA: Jakks Pacific (Jaig Eyes Boba Fett Coming!)

Posted by Paul | April 19, 2015 at 12:37 PM EST |

Next up is our gallery for Jakks Pacific, a licensee that has "on fire" passion for the Star Wars brand. Oh, and it looks like we were right about the Boba fett being the prototype "Jaig eyes" Boba Fett. So they were actually incorrect about this version of Boba Fett never being available as a collectible toy before now. Anyway, check out their offerings now!

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SWCA: Hallmark Gallery

Posted by Darlene | April 19, 2015 at 12:25 PM EST |

Check out what Hallmark had to show case at SWCA this year. Some cool stuff indeed! Check it all out now!

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SWCA: Darth Vader Collector Case Project

Posted by Darlene | April 18, 2015 at 07:13 PM EST |

Check out the clever art surrounding the Darth Vader Collectors Case Project. There are some neat interpretations here! Click through for more!

      

SWCA: Gentle Giant LTD Full Gallery

Posted by Paul | April 18, 2015 at 06:51 PM EST |

Next up is our Gentle Giant LTD gallery which features quite a few surprises. Check it all out now!

      

SWCA: Hasbro Booth In High Resolution

Posted by Paul | April 18, 2015 at 06:40 PM EST |

Check out our offcicial SWCA Hasbro gallery! It's our own detailed image gallery filled all the stuff coming soon this year and next year. Check out all of the goodness in it!

      

More Ahsoka Images Added To Our SWCA Photo Gallery On Facebook!

Posted by Paul | April 16, 2015 at 03:07 PM EST |

We have added our own Ahsoka images to our Celebration Anaheim Sneak Peek Photo Gallery on our Facebook page. Check them out!

SWCA: Hasbro Booth - Early Shots (2015 Packaging)

Posted by Paul | April 15, 2015 at 07:12 PM EST |

We have some advanced images for you to check out from the Celebration Anaheim floor: the Hasbro booth. Check out the 2015 packaging!

   

We're just days away from Celebration Anaheim! Check out our final give-away for this week: A coordinated give-away with The Force United, similar to our card set we handed out at Celebration VI. Along with the cards set we will also be handing out Vintage inspired TFU patches. Click through for the details!

JTA Is Happy To Announce Our Exclusive Celebration Anaheim Patch

Posted by Chuck | April 13, 2015 at 05:05 PM EST |

JTA is happy to announce our second individual give-away for Celebration: Jedi Temple Archives Celebration Anaheim patch. We'll be giving a limited number of these away randomly during the event, along with our posters. We'll also have some to trade during some of the swap-meets. Come find us this week for JTA swag!

Rebel Women Who Fought The Clone Wars - Panel At CVII

Posted by Paul | April 08, 2015 at 05:27 PM EST |

Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars would not be possible without some of the most talented women in the industry. Join Line Producer Athena Portillo, Creative Executive Rayne Roberts, Senior Concept Designer Amy Beth Christenson, and Production Manager Liz Marshall from Lucasfilm as they discuss how their essential contributions have shaped these beloved series. See this panel at Star Wars Celebration Friday from 6:00-7:00pm at the Behind-The-Scenes Stage (204ABC).

We are happy to announce our second exclusive for Celebration Anaheim 2015, following up the highly popular Death Star puzzle patch from Celebration CVI. This year's patch will feature 5 sites, with six total pieces. Click through for the full details on how you can get JTA's portion of the patch (as well as the rest)!

Celebration Anaheim: The Vader Case Project Unveiled

Posted by Chuck | April 07, 2015 at 08:41 AM EST |

Check out this cool project featuring the iconic Vintage Kenner Darth Vader Collector's Case! These will be on display (and up for auction) at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. All the details after the jump!

Click through for information on several Celebration Anaheim art prints by Joe Corroney and Brian Miller. They asked that we help spread the word since there is no coordinated promotion through Lucasfilm this year.

The preorder period ends April 10th but the artwork will also still be available from our booth (#1111), “The Star Wars Art of Joe Corroney and Brian Miller” at the event. If you are going to the event feel free to stop by and say hello, we'd both enjoy meeting you.


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