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Visual Guide Update - Yoda (Jedi Master) - SSC Sixth Scale

Posted by Chuck | January 31, 2014 at 09:57 PM EDT |

Tonight we take a look at one of the Sideshow Collectibles Sixth Scale offerings: Yoda (Jedi Master). Click below to take a look at our detailed Visual Guide of this figure and its many poses and accessories! For even more information, we break this figure down from top to bottom in our Research Droids Review!

Yoda (Jedi Master) - Sideshow Collectibles Sixth Scale

Visual Guide Update - Clone Commander Cody (SL12) - SW [DV/ROTS]

Posted by Chuck | January 29, 2014 at 10:25 PM EDT |

Clone Commander Cody is the last Saga Legends Wave 2 entry into our Visual Guides. Click below to check out the latest version of Cody, and read our review to find out why he didn't score very high in our eyes!

Clone Commander Cody (SL12) - Saga Legends

Visual Guide Update - Stormtrooper (SL11) - SW [DV/ROTS]

Posted by Chuck | January 28, 2014 at 10:10 PM EDT |

The Saga Legends Stormtrooper is not perfect, but it does give you somewhat of a Vintage warm-and-fuzzy feeling. Click below to check out our Visual Guide for yourself, and find out its flaws by reading up on the finer points in our Research Droids Review!

Stormtrooper (SL11) - Saga Legends

Visual Guide Update - Captain Rex (SL10) - SW [DV/ROTS]

Posted by Chuck | January 27, 2014 at 10:44 PM EDT |

We continue with the Saga Legends wave 2 updates. Next up is Captain Rex. Check out our Visual Guide by clicking below. Don't forget to read our review right here and decide for yourself if these Saga Legends figures are for you!

Captain Rex (SL10) - Saga Legends

Visual Guide Update - Boba Fett (SL09) - SW [DV/ROTS]

Posted by Chuck | January 26, 2014 at 10:15 PM EDT |

The all-new Saga Legends line has been controversial for sure! Nevertheless, we're here to bring you a detailed look at both the good (and the bad) from this line! Judge for yourself by checking out the latest from Wave 2, with our first look being Boba Fett. Click below to check out our full guide. We ran through the reviews last week for this wave, so stop by and revisit the review for Boba Fett!

Boba Fett (SL09) - Saga Legends

Visual Guide Update - Bossk (Bounty Hunter) - Jumbo Vintage

Posted by Chuck | January 25, 2014 at 09:30 PM EDT |

Our next Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure to make its way to our Visual Guides is Bossk (Bounty Hunter). Click below to explore the Visual Guide, and click here to read about Bossk in our review!

Bossk (Bounty Hunter) - Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure

Visual Guide Update - Snaggletooth [Blue] - Jumbo Vintage

Posted by Chuck | January 24, 2014 at 10:48 PM EDT |

The Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure line brought us another jumbo reproduction of one of the top targets of Vintage collectors: Blue Snaggletooth. Click below for our featured look at this awesome tribute to this figure in our detailed Visual Guide. Need to find out even more on this figure? Read our full review found right here in our Research Droids Reviews database!

Snaggletooth [Blue] - Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure

Our next entry into the The Black Series Visual Guide is the 6" scale Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues). Click below for the full details on one of the newest figures from this line—and find out all of the good, the bad, and the ugly details in our Research Droids Review!

Luke Skywalker (#11) - The Black Series Six Inch Scale

We're taking a small break from our Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure updates to bring you the latest from Wave 3 of The Black Series 6" line. First up is the incredible Stormtrooper. Click below to check out the Visual Guide for this (must-have) figure, and in case you missed our Research Droids Review launched earlier today, visit it right here!

Stormtrooper (#09) - The Black Series Six Inch Scale

Visual Guide Update - Yak Face - Jumbo Vintage

Posted by Chuck | January 21, 2014 at 07:55 PM EDT |

One of the most sought after basic figures from the Vintage era, Yak Face is usually takes center stage on the shelf with the rest of your Vintage collection. Gentle Giant did a masterful job on this San Diego Comic Con exclusive Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure—complete with a jumbo coin! Click below to check out our Visual Guide for this figure. You can also read our full review right here! Naturally, we gave this figure five stars!

Yak Face - Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure

Visual Guide Update - Boba Fett [Rocket Firing] - Jumbo Vintage

Posted by Chuck | January 20, 2014 at 10:13 PM EDT |

Tonight we introduce our first Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure to the Gentle Giant Visual Guide. Click below to check out the Boba Fett [Rocket Firing] Jumbo Figure. An awesome reproduction to the original, almost unattainable, Vintage Rocket Firing Boba Fett prototype figure. When you are finished checking out our Visual Guide, be sure to catch up on our fully-featured review right here!

Boba Fett [Rocket Firing] - Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure

Visual Guide Update - C-3PO (McQuarrie Concept) - Mini Busts

Posted by Chuck | January 19, 2014 at 10:03 PM EDT |

The McQuarrie Concept series of mini busts have been the exclusive hightlight of the past 5 years years from Gentle Giant. Tonight we feature 2013's exclusive: C-3PO (McQuarrie Concept). Click below to check out another incredible addition to this line. We also have our full review for this mini bust available right here. Any guesses what 2014's will be?

C-3PO (McQuarrie Concept) - Gentle Giant Mini Bust

Visual Guide Update - Savage Opress (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 18, 2014 at 10:22 PM EDT |

Tonight's Visual Guide update features our last The Clone Wars maquette (for now). Click below to check out this very impressive Savage Opress maquette, and read our full review to find out, while impressive, it didn't quite command a five-star rating from us.

Savage Opress (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

Visual Guide Update - R2-D2 (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 17, 2014 at 11:34 PM EDT |

The resourceful and brave astromech droid R2-D2 served on many adventures during the Clone Wars conflict. A skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's assistant, he formed an unlikely but enduring friendship with the fussy protocol droid C-3PO. Check out Gentle Giant's The Clone Wars style maquette of R2-D2 in our detailed Visual Guide. You can also find our if you need this for your collection by reading our hands-on review right here!

R2-D2 (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

Visual Guide Update - Pre Vizsla (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 16, 2014 at 10:45 PM EDT |

Pre Vizsla was a defender of the Mandalorians' historic past as warriors that had once fought against the Jedi Order. Recognizing the Mandalorians' previous culture and what he believed they should be, Vizsla possessed a strong desire to return Mandalore and its people to that reality by leading the Death Watch in its campaign to take control of the Mandalorians' homeworld. Check out the Gentle Giant Pre Vizsla maquette in our detailed Visual Guide, and read our complete review of this collectible right here in our Research Droids Reviews!

Pre Vizsla (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

Visual Guide Update - Cad Bane (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 15, 2014 at 09:54 PM EDT |

Cad Bane could easily be called a veteran of his craft. He was a menacing mercenary and a ruthless bounty hunter. His notoriety placed him amongst the most vile of villains in the galaxy, and thus a favorite freelancer of the Empire for many of their dirty dealings. Click below to visit our detailed Visual Guide for this awesome Gentle Giant maquette. You can also revisit our review of this collectible in our Research Droids Review database!

Cad Bane (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

Visual Guide Update - Bossk (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 14, 2014 at 11:32 PM EDT |

Celebration V brought us the release of one of the coolest The Clone Wars Maquettes so far: Bossk. Click below to check out our detailed Visual Guide for a look at this fantastic collectible, and read our full Research Droids Review to see why we gave this 5 of 5 stars!

Bossk (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

Visual Guide Update - Coruscant Guard (The Clone Wars) - Maquettes

Posted by Chuck | January 13, 2014 at 09:45 PM EDT |

Starting tonight we are going to switch gears with our Visual Guide updates and feature some of the hi-end collectibles starting with Gentle Giant. The Coruscant Guard (The Clone Wars) Maquette is first up. Click below to check out this cool rendering of this character in the animation style of The Clone Wars. And, If you missed this review you can catch up on it right here in our extensive Research Droids Reviews database!

Coruscant Guard (The Clone Wars) - Gentle Giant Maquette

TC-70 (Jabba The Hutt's Protocol Droid) is a perfect example of what the Build A Droid pack-in is all about! Check out our final update to the Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory set in tonight's Visual Guide by clicking the image below. And if you missed it, you can also read our thoughts on this BAD in our Research Droids Review! Make sure to stop by the Legacy Collection [2] Visual Guide if you missed any of our guides this past week!

TC-70 (Jabba The Hutt's Protocol Droid) - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - Sun Fac - Legacy Collection

Posted by Chuck | January 11, 2014 at 09:49 PM EDT |

Sun Fac is the final carded figure from the Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory set to be added to our Visual Guides. Click below to check this guide out, and read our review to find out why this figure received such a high score in our minds!

Sun Fac - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - Sandtrooper - Legacy Collection

Posted by Chuck | January 10, 2014 at 09:22 PM EDT |

The Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory set brings us the next rendition of the Sandtrooper (the black pauldron corporal) to our troop ranks. Click below for the complete Visual Guide to see what is different (and the same) about this version of the Sandtrooper, and for complete details and everything you need to know about this figure please stop by and read our Research Droids Review!

Sandtrooper - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - FA-4 - Legacy Collection

Posted by Chuck | January 09, 2014 at 09:16 PM EDT |

Tonight's Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory Visual Guide features our first all-new figure: FA-4. Click below to check out this Build A Droid turned carded figure, and find out all the details about this figure in our Research Droids Review.

FA-4 - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - Black Squadron TIE Pilot - Legacy Collection

Posted by Chuck | January 08, 2014 at 10:15 PM EDT |

Our Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory Visual Guides continue, and tonight we feature the Black Squadron TIE Pilot. How does this figure hold up? Click below to check it out for yourself, and see how we rated him in our fully detailed Research Droids Review!

Black Squadron TIE Pilot - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - Battle Droid - Legacy Collection

Posted by Chuck | January 07, 2014 at 10:55 PM EDT |

Next up for our Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory Visual Guides is the maroon-flavored Battle Droid. Click below to check out this version based on the new TVC sculpt, and check out our thoughts on this droid in our Research Droids Review.

Battle Droid - Legacy Collection [2]

It's time to run a mini-marathon of Visual Guides featuring the Amazon.com Exclusive Droid Factory figures. First up we take a look at the 212th Battalion Clone Trooper. Click below to check out the full Visual Guide, and if you missed this review a few months back then click here to get caught up!

212th Battalion Clone Trooper - Legacy Collection [2]

Visual Guide Update - R2-D2 (#04) - The Black Series (6 Inch)

Posted by Chuck | January 03, 2014 at 06:47 PM EDT |

Our first Visual Guide of 2014 fills in our only hole in The Black Series six inch line: R2-D2. Click below to check out the full guide, and make sure to catch up on the review for this figure right here!

R2-D2 (Six Inch) - The Black Series

Visual Guide Update - R2-D2 and C-3PO (MS05) - Mission Series

Posted by Chuck | December 19, 2013 at 10:21 PM EDT |

We wrap up our coverage on the latest wave of Mission Series sets with R2-D2 and C-3PO (Tantive IV). Click below to check out our fully detailed Visual Guide, and if you missed any of this series in our Research Droids Reviews then stop by and check them out! You can read the R2-D2 and C-3PO set right here!

R2-D2 and C-3PO (Tantive IV)  (MS05) - Mission Series

Visual Guide Update - Han Solo & Chewbacca (MS06)

Posted by Chuck | December 18, 2013 at 03:37 PM EDT |

Our next Visual Guide update features Han Solo and Chewbacca (Death Star) from Wave 2 of the Mission Series. You can check out the full guide by clicking below, and make sure you catch up on all of the details of this set in our full review right here!

Han Solo and Chewbacca (MS07) - Mission Series

Visual Guide Update - Obi-Wan Kenobi & Darth Maul (MS06)

Posted by Chuck | December 17, 2013 at 09:33 PM EDT |

The next wave of Mission Series Visual Guides kicks off tonight. Click below to check out the Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul (Mandalore) set. We've also reviewed all three sets from Wave 2 and you can check this set out right here in our Research Droids Reviews!

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul (Mandalore) (MS06) - Mission Series

Visual Guide Update - Mace Windu (#19) - The Black Series

Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2013 at 10:27 PM EDT |

Tonight we're closing out Wave 3 from The Black Series, featuring Mace Windu (as seen in The Clone Wars). Click below to check out the full guide, and stop by our review for all of the detailed information on this figure!

Mace Windu (#19) - The Black Series

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