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Never Give Up The Fight! Stormtroopers Still Hitting Hard!

Posted by Paul | April 17, 2014 at 06:07 PM EDT |

We are getting continuous reports of great TBS 6" Stormtrooper finds, but we had to share this one with you. Eager JTA reader Niko wanted to share his exuberance with the rest of our readers as well. He has desperately been trying to secure two 6" Stormtroopers for himself and his son. He constantly missed it at HTS and others had beat him at the brick and mortar level in the past. That has all change as his determination and patience finally paid off. Click through for his wonderful tale!

BREAKING NEWS! The carry-forward figures in The Black Series 6" wave 4 are Stormtrooper and Boba Fett. Eat dirt scalpers! Entertainment Earth has the proof!.

The Black Series Darth Plagueis For $0.00? Almost!

Posted by Paul | April 15, 2014 at 08:51 PM EDT |

What more can go wrong? Well, maybe this isn't so bad for JTA reader Gary H., but it's not a great testament to the health of the Star Wars brands or a good sign that retail has a remote clue of what's going on anymore. Click through for this unbelievable retail experience.

Despite the "anything but scintillating" recent drama surrounding The Black Series 6" Stormtrooper, we are still getting reports from readers that they are finding this figure locally. Interestingly, this is the second closest TRU to my own personal residence. So stay away lord varion! Click through for his success story!

The Black Series 6" For $12.49 In Canadian TARGET Stores

Posted by Paul | April 15, 2014 at 08:29 PM EDT |

JTA reader Jamie writes in with some possibly good/possibly unsettling news about The Black Series 6" line at his Canadian TARGET. Click through for more.

Well, this one is just going to make you go "Huh?" The hard to secure 6" Stormtrooper has been bobbing in and out of stock all day today at HasbroToyShop.com. Unable to meet demand of The Black Series 6" Stormtrooper, they've put a very aggressive limit on this awesome figure. Are you curious to know more? Then click through for the scoop!

Mats From Sweden Strikes Retail Gold Again

Posted by Paul | April 13, 2014 at 08:10 PM EDT |

It's been a while, but Mats from Sweden has another incredible tale to tell in Sweden. Can you imagine finding MULTIPLE TVC Emperor's Royal Guards at your local Toys R Us even today? More big fish tales like this await you so click through for more!! And Mats, JTA is so sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

L'entrepot du Jouet

Posted by Paul | April 12, 2014 at 04:21 PM EDT |

Hey Canada! If you have L'entrepot du Jouet in your hometown, you best get there right away, especially if you need the 6" Stormtrooper. Click through for more! UPDATE: It's ALSO IN STOCK on their website for $22.99 as of this post time RIGHT HERE.

Well Painted 5POAs May Be The New Valuable Chase Figures, Folks!

Posted by Paul | April 10, 2014 at 08:54 PM EDT |

It's almost next to never that I see new figures in my area, but I was a little surprised to see the latest Saga Legends figures in stock at my local TARGET. From the same exact case, both Boba Fett and the Stormtrooper had horrid paint operations. I know this is no surprise, but for goodness sake, when will Hasbro tighten up the quality issues? Boba Fett had a big green space where the paint didn't reach and the Stormtrooper's right eye was dripping off the side of his face. Remember, these came from the same exact case. I didn't even bother to look at Cody and Rex because I lost interest quite quickly. Check out the mess!


Darth Plagueis Hits Scotland!

Posted by Paul | April 10, 2014 at 02:52 PM EDT |

The Black Series is even making its way as far out as Scotland! Look what JTA reader Darth G. has found in his neck of the woods!!

Run To Kmart! Amazing TBS Deals!

Posted by Paul | April 10, 2014 at 02:47 PM EDT |

There are some great Star Wars The Black Series deals at Kmart! Look what JTA reader Anakin20 found!!

Saga Legends Stormtrooper IN STOCK At TRU.com

Posted by Paul | April 09, 2014 at 03:10 PM EDT |

The Saga Legends Stormtrooper is IN STOCK as of this posting time at ToysRUs.com for $5.99 in case you still need him. Hurry up Jayson!

Three Dollar Star Wars Figures In Canada Dollarama Stores!

Posted by Paul | April 08, 2014 at 08:39 AM EDT |

Hey Canadians! If you have a Dollarama in your area, you may want to check out what kind of Star Wars stock they have. JTA reader Mike M. writes in to share that figures (mostly Movie Heroes) can be found for $3.00 each. Click through for more!

UPDATE: (More Details Revealed!) Kmart Exclusives On Sale

Posted by Paul | April 06, 2014 at 04:41 PM EDT |

JTA moderator Sjefke writes in to alert readers that the Kmart The Vintage Collection exclusives are on sale. The two-packs are on sale for $12.79 and the Ewok Catapult is on sale for $16.79. I have no idea how long they are on sale for because the photos were so tiny, but if anyone else knows, please post in our comments. Your mileage may vary.


It's a pre-Christmas miracle! Wave 3 of The Black Series 3.75" line has hit Walmart in Texas. Check out the report from JTA reader EG! Click through for more!

Toys R Us Clearance Program Explained

Posted by Paul | April 06, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT |

In case you haven't seen this yet, we have a quick pic of the Toys R Us clearance program explained. Click through for more!

Sometimes Good Deals Make Up For Not Finding New Product

Posted by Paul | April 05, 2014 at 09:41 PM EDT |

JTA reader Kam was out looking for 6" The Black Series Stormtroopers, but look what he found at his local comic shop instead. See his report by clicking through!

Figures Are STILL Arriving Folks!

Posted by Paul | April 05, 2014 at 09:34 PM EDT |

Darth Plagueis is still CONSISTENTLY being found amongst JTA readers. Read Jub Goobles' latest report by clicking through!

Discount Anyone?

Posted by Paul | April 05, 2014 at 09:27 PM EDT |

JTA reader Caleb sends us an interesting store reports and asks fellow readers a question. See if you can help him out. I have to say I have never seen anything like this at my local TARGET. Click through for more!

More Of The Worst Paint Jobs You Will Ever See!

Posted by Paul | April 03, 2014 at 07:23 PM EDT |

JTA reader Jesse received his 6" The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Bespin) figure with one of the worst paint jobs I have seen to date. Check out this debacle!

Odd Find In New Zealand

Posted by Paul | April 03, 2014 at 07:11 PM EDT |

JTA reader Andy M. from NZ writes in with an interesting store find. Please click through to find out why this is such an odd store find!

HTS Promo Code Through April 7th

Posted by Paul | April 03, 2014 at 07:04 PM EDT |

HasbroToyShop.com is running another PROMO code through April 7th. Use code FRIENDS14 for FREE shipping and 20% off. Special thanks to JTA reader gbhicks for the notice!!

Yeah. That EE Exclusive Idea We Made Up? It Won't Happen....

Posted by Paul | April 03, 2014 at 08:06 AM EDT |

I have received MULTIPLE emails and comments asking why the comment thread wasn't open for the "possible EE exclusive poll" article and the reason is that I was looking for number data only. From the results so far, I am quite shocked by all of the "NO!" answers. Who is voting that way? 20-somethings who grew up with The Clone Wars? (That's the sarcastic Paul speaking, don't take offense.) Anyway, here you go. Use this article to support or blast the idea. An "angry" Adam Pawlus already reached out to me because apparently our little article stunt created an influx of unnecessary calls to Entertainment Earth with fans trying to pre-order our nonexistent concept (sorry EE, please don't deactivate us - but maybe people want this?). I am also left with the answer that this is something that can never happen due to costs. (I am really sick to death of that answer. Gee - I wonder how the final wave of TVC became an online exclusive and was successful beyond expectations?) Sure Hasbro: Waste resources for The Rise Of Darth Vader multipack and The Birth Of Darth Vader multipack, but something in vintage-styled packaging can't be done due to cost? Give me a break. Anyway, let off your steam in our comments. And thank you to all who supported our poll, even though the voting results only reflect about 15% of the people who read the article so far....

The Star Wars exclusives at Entertainment Earth haven't been all that exciting in recent memory. But there are some great possibilities that would cost Hasbro very little money while appealing to the adult collector facet of buyers. (You know, Hasbro, the collectors with $$$). Let me pose a question to our viewing audience. Would you buy the proposed The Vintage Collection exclusive? Click through for more.

Nine years ago tonight, many of us were at Toys R Us waiting for midnight jumping up and down in line ready to get our paws on the latest Hasbro Star Wars merchandise for what we thought would be the final Star Wars film (ever). Nine years ago! Why does time travel at lightspeed the older we get? Recount what you did on this day nine years ago with us in our comments. Share your funniest stories, or maybe just discuss what your anticipation was like for the final film in the Prequel Trilogy. Special thanks to Darth Eddie for the anniversary reminder and the article idea. Click through for more and to join in the discussion.

The Crystal Ball Confirms And Reveals Additional Tidbits

Posted by Paul | April 01, 2014 at 12:47 PM EDT |

The fortune teller has contacted JTA again, although, only one tiny "new" detail has come out of this latest visit, but more has been further confirmed. If you are as curious as we are, then click through to see the new tidbits of information that have been discovered. But be warned, with every good comes something bad. Enter if you dare!!

Solid Darth Plagueis Case Packs?

Posted by Paul | April 01, 2014 at 11:04 AM EDT |

JTA readers John McCartney, George Starr and yours truly, Paul Harrison confirm store reports of local TRU locations receiving solid cases of The Black Series 3.75" Darth Plagueis figures! Could 6" Stormtroopers be next? Please let us know what you're finding out there too!

POTF2/POTJ Found At Discount Shops In UK

Posted by Paul | April 01, 2014 at 10:39 AM EDT |

JTA Facebook friend Craig H. posts an extraordinary find at his local discount shop. Click through for his report!

Star Wars Accessories: Back To The Future Style

Posted by Paul | March 29, 2014 at 07:40 PM EDT |

I have to say that I am flabbergasted by the hits, the comments, and the overall response to the 2002 Star Wars "Saga" TARGET exclusive Accessory Sets in the RDRs over the last couple of days. You would think that we were reviewing new figures or something. (I actually thought they were a little bit boring myself honestly.) Anyway, with special thanks to JTA reader and commenter Kraig M. for pointing this out, I have shot two images of The Black Series 6" Stormtrooper next to the Mouse Droid that comes with the Death Star Accessory Set. Although much too big for the 3.75" line, Kraig commented that it may be in scale with the 6" line. It can certainly be said that if this is true that these accessories, although "anachronistic" in 2002, were really ahead of their time. I am inclined to agree with him. But what do you think?

Great Stuff Still Being Found At Five Below!

Posted by Paul | March 29, 2014 at 07:23 PM EDT |

Five Below reports are still coming in strong! JTA reader Brian writes in with a recent find. Check out what he had to say about his store find!

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