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For those still looking for a discounted price on The Black Series 6" First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter, keep checking Amazon. The price fluctuates daily and has been as low as $81. It is currently listed at $91. Happy hunting!

JTA reader Andrea G. also alerts us to the fact that more and more Italian websites are advertising their exclusive The Black Series subscription collection and their pre-order screens have once again confirmed a listing for an Episode VII Luke Skywalker in 3.75" scale. In other exciting news, that General Grievous 6" figure that JTA broke news on a year ago looks like it is FINALLY coming to the 6" line as evidenced by its addition here in the Italian line! See the screencaps below for the proof!


Remember that Italian collection of The Black Series 3.75" and 6" figures? Well, Italian JTA reader Andrea G. has received his Princess Leia Organa figure from the subscription (after buying one off of eBay because of the lack of communication that these would not be coming to Italy) and discovered differences exist between the packaging. Check them out!!


Sometimes canned responses from Hasbro Customer Service just won't do, as JTA reader James Saylor found out all too quickly. His perseverance paid off ultimately, but he wasn't looking for a freebie. He just wanted to find these figures in stores or online to buy at normal MSRP. What will it take for Hasbro to rectify its years long uphill battle with proper distribution? Click through for the drama.....

The Action Figure Quality You Get For Expensive Retail Prices

Posted by Paul | May 22, 2016 at 07:19 AM EST |

Does an example like this show us how the return of super-articulated action figures as a main line may be a complete impossibility? Does it at least make you shake your head? Sometimes seeing images like the two below help clearly illustrate just how badly things are for Star Wars collectors. Sure, that sounds dramatic, but how can action figures with only five points of articulation be set with these prices, even if the retailer is already notorious for having higher prices than normal big box retail? Sheesh! Special thanks to JTA reader PB Davis for the reality check.


Dollar General Receives Unannounced Line Of Six-Inch Figures

Posted by Paul | May 22, 2016 at 07:01 AM EST |

One store exclusive that we get frequent email store reports on are 6" shampoo bottles from Dollar General (watch out TBS6 lovers – your line might get the axe next – that's sarcasm). So, after so many reports, we thought we better post an article about them! Are these more things we don't need or are they just simply novelty items? At $3 a piece they certainly are affordable! Special thanks to readers Ryan C. and Bob T. and the others who have sent us these store reports.

TBS6 Special Forces TIE Fighter Less Than $82 On Amazon!

Posted by Paul | May 19, 2016 at 05:30 PM EST |

The 6" Scale The Black Series First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter is less than $82 as of this posting at the link below!

It appears as if an all-new The Black Series 6" version of Darth Vader is coming for the Rogue One line look! (Although a tiny possibility exists that Hasbro could repack the debacle that is the current Darth Vader TBS6 figure, we don't think they'll ever reissue that beast again. If they do, then shame on them. Hopefully we'll never see "Ken in cosplay" again.) Anyway, our Research Droids have been hard at work tearing the veil of secrecy off of the latest Hasbro products. We know of three new TBS6 figures coming. Click through for more!

Takodana Encounter In Stock On Amazon.com For $24.99

Posted by Chuck | May 18, 2016 at 05:32 PM EST |

The Takodana Encountner can now also be found on Amazon, in addition to the recent Hasbro Toy Shop eBay listing. Thanks JTA reader rivesjunctionite for the alert!

JTA reader Steve U. directs our attention to a newly revealed The Black Series [Phase III] 6" astromech droid exclusive which includes R2-A3 (the originally unnamed "droid" from 2009's LC Wedge Antilles' X-wing Starfighter set – what a strange choice), R5-K6 (first time in 6" scale) and first time released R2-F2 (although the droid is pretty much identical to R2-Q2). Expect to see "other" astromech exclusives in both scales later this year, or so what the little birdies told us....


TBS6 Ahsoka Wave - ALL THREE IN STOCK At Amazon!!

Posted by Paul | May 14, 2016 at 08:33 PM EST |

All three are IN STOCK at Amazon as of this post! Thanks JTA readers for the alert!

UPDATE: No surprise, Ahsoka Tano is gone.

Kanan Jarrus and Luke Skywalker from The Black Series [P3] 6" line have been added to Hasbro Toy Shop's eBay store for $19.99 each AND FREE shipping! Special thanks to JTA reader Luck Dragon for the tip!


TBS6 Ahsoka Tano Is BACK IN STOCK AT Hasbro Toy Shop!

Posted by Paul | May 12, 2016 at 07:26 AM EST |

As of this post, Ahsoka Tano is back in stock as well as Kanan Jarrus and Luke Skywalker from The Black Series [P3] 6" line! Special thanks to those that wrote in to alert us!

TBS6 Ahsoka And Company IN STOCK At Hasbro Toy Shop!

Posted by Paul | May 11, 2016 at 07:57 AM EST |

As of this post, Ahsoka Tano, Kanan Jarrus and Luke Skywalker from The Black Series [P3] 6" line are all in stock at Hasbro Toy Shop!! Special thanks to Chris L. and Chris M. for the alerts!


Takodana Encounter In Stock On Kmart.com For $19.99

Posted by Chuck | May 08, 2016 at 08:14 AM EST |

Kmart.com has the Takodana Encounter set in stock for $19.99, with free shipping on orders over $35. Click here if you still need this set.

Admiral Ackbar And Nien Nunb Both IN STOCK At Hasbro Toy Shop

Posted by Paul | May 06, 2016 at 08:55 AM EST |

Both Admiral Ackbar and Nien Nunb from The Force Awakens Build A Weapon line are IN STOCK at HasbroToyShop.com. Promo Code MAY4TH still works too for FREE shipping. Thanks to all that wrote in to alert us!

Kmart.com is now offering a bundled package of Rey (Starkiller Base) and Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base). This set would have a made much more sense if they were both made available at the same time if you ask us our opinion. Special thanks to Han Solo Mio for the alert!

As of this post only Kanan is still in stock for $21.99. Luke and Ahsoka just went out of stock, so keep checking and you might catch them! Thanks JTA readers for the alert!

The Black Series 6 Inch Price Drops On Amazon

Posted by Chuck | May 04, 2016 at 03:33 PM EST |

If you've not yet checked Amazon for Star Wars deals, then be sure to check out the price drops on many of the six inch figures. Many are under $20, with others more than 50% off! Might be a good time to pick up some of the more common ones you've been holding back on! Here are a few notable price drops:

Dear Hasbro – so many great Star Wars licensees have revealed so many awesome and cool products for May the 4th. But nothing from you.... at least yet. How about revealing The Black Series 6" Obi-Wan Kenobi as a pre-SDCC tease or something? Your friends at JTA.

Hasbro Sends Out May the 4th Gift To Media Accounts

Posted by Paul | May 04, 2016 at 01:03 PM EST |

Hasbro has sent out a May the 4th gift out to those accounts they maintain relationships with. Included was a Blade Builder role play toy and a miniature poster of Rey wielding a lightsaber (sorry, spoilers).


The Black Series 6 Inch Darth Vader $22.69 On Amazon

Posted by Chuck | May 04, 2016 at 12:54 PM EST |

Amazon.com has The Black Series [Phase II] Darth Vader for $22.69, while supplies last!

#HasbroToyPic Fan Figure Series Ends Today!

Posted by Paul | May 04, 2016 at 08:51 AM EST |

Don't forget that today is the LAST DAY to participate in Hasbro's Fan Figure Photo Series. Click through for complete information on this promotion!!

Hasbro Toy Shop May The 4th Promotion

Posted by Paul | May 04, 2016 at 08:19 AM EST |

Hasbro Toy Shop is also running a May the Fourth promotion. Use Promo Code MAY4TH to get FREE shipping!

Kmart.com once again has the Rey (Starkiller Base) 6-Inch figure available for pre-order! Click here to secure one! A BIG thanks to all who wrote in this time!

UPDATE: And it's gone again!

Takodana Encounter Now IN STOCK At Walmart.com

Posted by Paul | April 30, 2016 at 05:56 PM EST |

If you're interested, the Takodana Encounter is now IN STOCK at Walmart.com. Special thanks to all those who wrote in to inform us!

Another First Order Snowtrooper Variation

Posted by Paul | April 30, 2016 at 01:11 PM EST |

In addition to a physical collar change (from white to black) on the TBS6 First Order Snowtrooper, it now appears that the figure also has a packaging variation. Matthew Z. from Louisville KY sends us the proof.

TBS6 Special Forces TIE Fighter Reaches An All-New Low On Amazon!

Posted by Paul | April 29, 2016 at 05:00 PM EST |

Despite conversations with Hasbro stating that this gigantic vehicle has sold well, it looks like Amazon has once again reduced this item to less than $96.00. Please keep in mind anything can change as far as its pricing is concerned, but if you're interested in this vehicle, then this may be the time to order one. Find the 6" Scale The Black Series First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter at the link below!

UPDATE: The price is already fluctuating!

Official Kmart PRESS RELEASE On Rey (Starkiller Base) Exclusive

Posted by Paul | April 29, 2016 at 02:32 PM EST |

Kmart's PR department also reaches out to us to officially announce the Rey (Starkiller Base) 6" figure as a May The Fourth release. Click through for more! If you still need her, you can find her HERE.

JTA background man rivesjunctionite has put together a great rumor checklist which culminates JTA's original rumor reports along with the recent developments and new leaks that have hit the web for Rogue One. As things change we will add to this list. Click the image below to download your copy.

Well, it's official (sort of)! The Captain Phasma, Han Solo (Starkiller Base) and Leia Organa figures that people are finding for as low as $3.00 each are being promoted as special "May The Fourth" releases along with a few other things. Walmart's PR team contacted us about this latest news. Click through for more!

If you still need them, the collector favorite Sidon Ithano/Quiggold as well as the Wexley/Snowtrooper 2-packs are in stock and ready to ship on Amazon for $15.99 each... Thanks to JTA reader rivesjunctionite for the alert!

Kylo Ren (Unmasked) IN STOCK At Hasbro Toy Shop!

Posted by Paul | April 28, 2016 at 08:01 AM EST |

If you still need it, Kylo Ren (Unmasked) from the Build A Weapon line is IN STOCK at Hasbro Toy Shop. Promo code APRILSHIP still works.

Kanan Jarrus And Luke Skywalker Back In Stock At Hasbro Toy Shop

Posted by Paul | April 27, 2016 at 04:51 PM EST |

In case you missed our post earlier today on Facebook, Hasbro Toy Shop once again has Luke Skywalker and Kanan Jarrus in stock. No sign of Ahsoka sadly. Thanks to all who emailed us also about this restocking.


Walmart Exclusive TBS Line Pricing Drama Ends? Can BAW Be Fixed?

Posted by Paul | April 26, 2016 at 08:29 AM EST |

While this "story" is undocumented and only second hand knowledge, the fact remains that things were changed at Walmart.com for the exclusive The Black Series 3.75" line and how they are now priced. We have learned through a few friends of the site that someone who worked for Disney contacted the appropriate parties at Walmart to make the ever changing pricing of the figures cease. If you look now, the fluctuating prices have indeed stopped. But now it appears that the same things needs to be done for the Build A Weapon line. We hope that the same can be done for the other lines as well. Maybe it can't since the rest of the line isn't exclusive to Walmart.

You Ship Some, You Cancel Some

Posted by Paul | April 26, 2016 at 08:19 AM EST |

Despite so many shipping notices going out for Kmart's exclusive TBS6 Rey (Starkiller Base) figure, we are also getting multiple emails from readers saying that Kmart has cancelled their orders. Let us know if you're getting the same memo please.

Huge List Of Rogue One Products Revealed! (Rumors Confirmed Too!)

Posted by Paul | April 25, 2016 at 12:39 PM EST |

A HUGE LIST of Rogue One product has been revealed at Site StarWarsCollector.de. Many of our rumors have been confirmed including the AT-AT! Check it out! Special thanks to our friend Matt at Jedi News for the alert!

Kmart Exclusive Rey (Starkiller Base) Is NOW SHIPPING!

Posted by Paul | April 25, 2016 at 12:27 PM EST |

Check those inboxes! JTA reader Justin C. and others have let us know that their TBS6 Rey (Starkiller Base) 6" figures are NOW SHIPPING!

Kmart Exclusive Rey (Starkiller Base) Is Back Up For Pre-order!

Posted by Paul | April 23, 2016 at 02:55 PM EST |

Kmart.com once again has the Rey (Starkiller Base) 6-Inch figure available for pre-order! Click here to secure one! A BIG thanks to JTA readers Jason M. and Rigoberto C. for the alerts!


TBS6 Wave 6 IN STOCK On Amazon Right Now!

Posted by Paul | April 23, 2016 at 08:50 AM EST |

All three wave 6 figures are IN STOCK as of this post on Amazon.com! Bookmark all of these links for the latest The Black Series [Phase III] 6" line! Thanks to friend Dominic N. for the alert!


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