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Posted by Paul | November 28, 2015 at 06:25 PM EST |
We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and entertaining Black Friday! We're curious to know how you made on on your toys runs this weekend. Did you see your local Big Box brick and mortar stores stocked with the latest (or any) The Force Awakens toys? Is what Hasbro's CEO asserting coming true in your areas? Are The Force Awakens toys (the bread and butter – action figures) getting positioned well enough where it looks like there is a new Star Wars movie coming? We can say that this is NOT happening in our neck of the woods. Aside from one single TARGET store showing remnants of the PZ-4CO wave, pegs in my travels through PA and upstate NY yielded nothing but bare pegs and lots of Finns, Chewbaccas and Resistance Troopers. Hopefully you've had more success.
Posted by Paul | November 28, 2015 at 05:52 AM EST |
The Walmart exclusive Imperial Shock Trooper was in stock late last night but is sold out. You may want to start stalking this page if you're in need of him.
Posted by Chuck | November 26, 2015 at 09:26 PM EST |
The Amazon exclusive The Black Series 6-Inch Stormtrooper 4-Pack is back IN STOCK right now. If you haven't ordered yet you may want to go ahead and secure it because it's a nice set. Thanks to all that wrote in this time. If you need to learn more about this set, see our complete photo gallery and review RIGHT HERE!
Posted by Paul | November 25, 2015 at 07:40 PM EST |
With special thanks to our Canadian readers for writing in to share the news, Jabba's Rancor Pit is now 50% off for $79.99 on ToysRUs.ca!!
Posted by Paul | November 25, 2015 at 10:49 AM EST |
JTA reader Jonathan B. sends us news that the Toys R Us exclusive Captain Phasma has begun shipping and arriving on doorsteps. Interestingly, Hasbro seems to have mastered the chrome effect on this scale.
Posted by Paul | November 25, 2015 at 10:46 AM EST |
Posted by Paul | November 24, 2015 at 05:56 PM EST |
JTA reader Logan P. sends us proof that the unannounced and unknown movie themed multipacks have arrived in the USA, and may presumably be a TRU exclusives in this market. And they're just what we didn't need. I think you can still get the Digital Sets on Hasbro's eBay store for clearance prices. These are essentially the same exact thing.
UPDATE: Logan confirmed these are TRU exclusives. Poor TRU. They've been sold another bridge....
Posted by Paul | November 21, 2015 at 11:48 PM EST |
A short while ago we brought to your attention a strange set of multipacks that began hitting East Asia. These have now hit Canada. There is likely nothing you need with these sets, but it seems they will be making various appearances at reatil in North America now. Special thanks to JTA reader Jamie D. for the news.
Posted by Paul | November 20, 2015 at 05:12 PM EST |
Walmart.com has many Build A Weapon figures, including the latest PZ-4CO and Guavian Enforcer waves in stock for as low as $5.88 each. Some of the prices are all over the place, but most are $5.88 which is officially the cheapest price on the web right now for these figures. Thanks to all that wrote in letting us know to share this news!
Posted by Paul | November 20, 2015 at 02:19 PM EST |
JTA reader Steve U. directs our attention to two listings on RobotKingdom.com. They list the case assortments for wave 2 (due November 25th) and wave 3 (due December 1st) of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series [Phase III] line.
Posted by Paul | November 19, 2015 at 05:27 PM EST |
Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner assures Yahoo! Finance that The Force Awakens line will be well-positioned by the time the movie is released. Click through to watch the video and read the article.
Posted by Chuck | November 19, 2015 at 12:22 PM EST |
IN STOCK on Amazon right now if you still need these figures! Get them before they are gone! Check their other stock because there are some others available too...Click the images below for direct links!
Posted by Paul | November 19, 2015 at 09:52 AM EST |
UPDATE: This is now toggling in and out of stock. Keep stalking it!
Posted by Paul | November 19, 2015 at 08:03 AM EST |
Posted by Paul | November 19, 2015 at 08:01 AM EST |
Posted by Paul | November 18, 2015 at 05:35 PM EST |
JTA reader Anthony Luis R. sends us some quick pics of the new Walmart exclusive 3.75" Kylo Ren (I can't believe I had to preface that with "Walmart exclusive")! Check it out!
Site AtomicCandy.org has sent us an image to post of the delayed Amazon exclusive to share with everyone. This has been found in Singapore now, so it's likely we could see our pre-orders get filled in the near future from Amazon.
Posted by Paul | November 17, 2015 at 08:24 PM EST |
Well, it was only a matter of time before the news of poor Star Wars inventory at brick and mortar would make its way out there a whole lot more frequently. As you recall, we reported this news from our sources just a few short days ago. A simple Google search will also show you just how serious this is. Channel 10 news in San Diego have even ran a news story on it tonight. The bottom line is that The Force Awakens inventory is just not what it should be and it is looking more and more like it won't meet demand this holiday season. The forecasting was way off this time. And as we all know, Hasbro never does too well playing catch up. As we mentioned recently, if you see something, don't think it is going to be there tomorrow.
Posted by Paul | November 16, 2015 at 02:34 PM EST |
Hurry! Drugstore.com (a Walgreens company) has The Black Series 6" Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) Walgreens exclusive in stock for $19.99! Special thanks to JTA reader Josh P. for the alert!
UPDATE: And it's gone!
Posted by Paul | November 14, 2015 at 03:26 PM EST |
The Kmart exclusive Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) is back in stock and our readers are receiving shipping notices. It's also on sale for $19.99. Special thanks to all that wrote in to us via email and our Facebook page including Casey M., Joshua L., Matt C., Max P. and others.
Posted by Paul | November 13, 2015 at 01:51 PM EST |
Back in August, we provided a rumor report to you about recent The Black Series figures we learned had been finished up and would likely be prepared for release very soon. Two of them included Luke Skywalker (Trash Compactor) and Han Solo (Trash Compactor). As with all rumor reports revealed that far in advance, the finest of details aren't as clear and we believed that they would be 3.75" versions. But it looks like our friends at Yakface.com have provided some of that clarity today as these characters are likely coming in 6" scale instead (silly us)! In another development, they hint that action figure stands might be returning as well! Check out this great news!
Posted by Paul | November 13, 2015 at 10:48 AM EST |
Would Hasbro have been better off offering a modern Early Bird Figures “empty box” for the holidays this year? Some of our closest sources are suggesting this wouldn’t have been a bad idea. No matter if you’re finding Star Wars action figures in stores or not, one thing is for sure: they’re extremely difficult to find. (more....)
Posted by Paul | November 12, 2015 at 12:34 PM EST |
UPDATE: SOLD OUT!
Posted by Paul | November 11, 2015 at 11:07 AM EST |
ToysRUs.com is NOW taking pre-orders for a November 18th ship date of their exclusive Captain Phasma 12" figure! Special thanks to JTA reader Chris for the alert!! Orders of $19 or more ship FREE!
UPDATE: JTA reader Celeste S. found Captain Phasma in Corpus Christi Texas!
Posted by Paul | November 10, 2015 at 03:43 PM EST |
The Imperial Shock Trooper is indeed a Walmart exclusive thanks to the PRESS RELEASE we received from Walmart.com. It will also be available for pre-order soon on Walmart.com. But you will be able to find him in stores this weekend!
UPDATE: Apologies. I may have jumped the gun on this post. I attempted to post this before I ran out of work for the day and I neglected to read everything carefully. This figure may or may not be available this weekend. Special thanks to JTA reader Jedi Jones for so nicely pointing this out....
The Amazon exclusive The Black Series 6-Inch Stormtrooper 4-Pack is back IN STOCK right now. If you haven't ordered yet you may want to go ahead and secure it because it's a nice set. Thanks to JTA reader Steve A. for letting us know of this status change. If you need to learn more about this set, see our complete photo gallery and review RIGHT HERE!
JTA reader Brian G. writes in to let everyone know that Kohls.com has the Forest Mission exclusive IN STOCK and ready for shipping. It's currently on sale for $39.99, but also use PROMO CODE VETERANS10 for an additional $10 off. Orders over $50 ship FREE.
Posted by Paul | November 08, 2015 at 08:47 PM EST |
JTA reader Falcon sends us evidence that the replacement Cannon's for Poe's X-wing Fighter are arriving to mailboxes. Click through for more.
Posted by Chuck | November 08, 2015 at 09:39 AM EST |
JTA reader Mike R. wrote in to let us know that the Walgreens exclusive Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) has shown up as in stock on Amazon via a 3rd party seller. We don't recommend biting on this at this price, but this is a good indication that we might be seeing this in stores soon. Still no listing on Walgreens.com, but you can click through to have a look on Amazon...
Posted by Paul | November 06, 2015 at 06:23 PM EST |
If you've been fortunate to lock down The Black Series [Phase III] Captain Phasma 6" figure from ToysRUs.com, you may be in for a rude awakening when you get your figures Click the images below to see what we mean. Also, if you successfully placed an order, readers of ours are also getting cancellation notices despite successfully placing orders for this same dang figure. Time for solid case packs Hasbro. How much longer do we have to go through this ridiculousness? Special thanks to JTA reader Toy Fiend and others for the news and images.
Posted by Chuck | November 05, 2015 at 09:46 AM EST |
The Amazon exclusive The Black Series 6-Inch Stormtrooper 4-Pack was listed as 'unavailable' for a while, but it appears that it is back up for pre-order. It still shows a November 30 ship date. If you haven't ordered yet you may want to go ahead and secure it just in case. Thanks to JTA reader David for letting us know of this status change.
UPDATE: Delivery approximation notification emails as early as November 9th and 10th have begun being received by our readers.
Posted by Paul | November 04, 2015 at 09:15 AM EST |
Here is a hopeful sight (if they can just make it to Walmart in the USA that is....). Wave 2 of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series 3.75" line has hit Taiwan. Special thanks to JTA Facebook follower MFCT Marvel for the news!
Posted by Paul | November 03, 2015 at 08:37 AM EST |
HasbroToyShop.com has stocked the latest Build A Weapon figures and other items. Check them out! Use discount code 10HTSDISC for 10% off.
Posted by Paul | November 02, 2015 at 07:41 AM EST |
TARGET.com has listed placeholders for the third wave of The Black Series [Phase III] 6" line on their website last night. It's logical to believe that these might be starting to show up in stores as well as other online sources in the very near future.... maybe for "soft Force Friday #3"?) Special thanks to JTA reader Cody V. for the news.
Posted by Paul | November 01, 2015 at 09:00 PM EST |
ToysRUs.com has put every single The Force Awakens vehicle on sale including their own exclusive First Order Special Force TIE Fighter. Remember, all orders $19 and over ship for free. Check it all out! These are also on sale at the store level through November 21st. Special thanks to JTA reader Craig G. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | November 01, 2015 at 07:19 PM EST |
Posted by Paul | November 01, 2015 at 04:30 PM EST |
Walmart.com is charging a mere $22.99 for the Build A Weapon Captain Phasma action figure. Perhaps they caught on to how popular she is. Or could this be a mislabeled TBS6 figure? Or has the whole world just gone mad because The Force Awakens line is currently one scattered mess at the moment?
Posted by Paul | November 01, 2015 at 04:24 PM EST |
Ever-changing Amazon is, but Amazon.com has taken The Black Series [Phase III] 6" 4-Pack off of pre-order. (i.e. you can't order it at the moment). After the delay and now this we wonder what is going on with this awesome multipack. We hope nothing and this is no alarm of any kidn at all. Special thanks to JTA reader Eric C. for bringing this latest development to our attention.