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Check out this new set of bootleg 6" figures showing up on eBay which includes the very first Emperor's Royal Guard in this scale. (We wonder if a Hasbro version is also in the works now....) Get this 6 piece set for $11.99! Special thanks to JTA reader Carlos C. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 11:23 AM EST |
There is an unstoppable aftermarket force when it comes to The Vintage Collection – the greatest Hasbro invention ever. And it is becoming overwhelming. Some of the most common figures that peg-warmed during its original run are commanding ridiculous amounts of money and ones that were hot at their release are nearly untouchable if you're interested in purchasing them today. Check out just what some eBayers are getting for these modern classic gems. It makes us wonder if this collection will one day compete with the actual vintage Kenner line from 1978-1985, because right now some of the TVC are more expensive than the figures from the 70s and 80s.... carded too! And now that we know that Hasbro doesn't have access to all of their older and recent sculpts, we may NEVER see many of these masterpieces again.
Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 09:27 PM EST |
One of our readers directed our attention to what The Black Series [Phase I] Anakin Skywalker figure is commanding on the aftermarket. We personally never saw this wave hit retail, but we're just as shocked at what it's selling for on eBay. There are so many figures Hasbro needs to reissue in this line. It's definitely time to release a "greatest hits" case assortment out on the market to help kill these aftermarket prices.
Posted by Paul | January 29, 2016 at 01:42 PM EST |
Recently, the highly criticized TBS [P1] Luke Skywalker (#21) figure has gotten a bump in its aftermarket value. Typically, it's hard to find the figure less than $13.99 BEFORE shipping for those retailers that might still have it in stock. Hasbro's eBay store has the figure (and quite a few other TBS figures) for $9.99 with FREE shipping. Check it out! If you think about this price in terms of shipping and product, then you're technically only paying a couple of dollars for this figure. We're not even sure if Hasbro is making any money on this deal.
Posted by Paul | January 21, 2016 at 12:27 PM EST |
With special thanks to our friends at Yakface.com for the alert, eBay seller viperskingdom has added a ton of new figures to his auction list including the new Admiral Ackbar. From the images we learn that Admiral Ackbar comes with an opening mouth action feature just like a PEZ dispenser! Check this figure out and all the others loose and more!
Posted by Paul | January 13, 2016 at 05:07 PM EST |
eBay seller viperskingdom has restocked with quite a few Star Wars figures. If you're still trying to find TBS6 Captain Phasma, she can be purchased for $19.99 loose with FREE shipping. Likewise, you can get the TARGET exclusive TBS6 FO Riot Control Stormtrooper for $17.99 and FREE shipping too. But there are many other figrues available too! Check them out!
Posted by Paul | January 09, 2016 at 08:41 PM EST |
Tired of not finding any The Force Awakens figures at retail? Well, how about nine bootleg figures for under $10? JTA reader Marco V. directs our attention to a freaky, but interesting set of bootleg The Force Awakens figures on eBay.... and the set even includes Rey (with lightsaber no less)!
Posted by Paul | December 29, 2015 at 08:37 PM EST |
Wave 5 of The Black Series [Phase III] 6" line has once again surfaced on eBay. But look at the RIDICULOUS bids these four figures are fetching. These are going to be EVERYWHERE folks. This is complete nonsense. In the meantime, just enjoy looking at these figures in our RDRs until they are released officially to the market!
Posted by Paul | December 22, 2015 at 09:06 PM EST |
Hurry folks! Pre-order the Rey (Resistance Outfit) figure on eBay for only $99.99 each! Ridiculous.... Or get all three figures for $300! Special thanks to JTA reader SkyCommander for pointing out these laughs tonight!
Posted by Paul | December 21, 2015 at 03:08 PM EST |
If you recall from our exclusive look at The Black Series [Phase III] wave 5 coming in 2016, Han Solo had quite a few issues, most notably his mismatched sleeves compared to the jacket shell. A new eBay auction from New Zealand reveals that the figure looks to be corrected. This is great news! Special thanks to JTA reader Paul H. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | December 21, 2015 at 02:43 PM EST |
Check out this ultimate "Jabba's Palace" themed eBay auction. For those of you that adore all of the characters from Return Of The Jedi's first act, check out this incredible auction! Special thanks to JTA moderator sjefke for the alerting us to this cool auction. FYI - the seller also has a Cantina themed set as well as other cool lots. Check them out!
Posted by Paul | December 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM EST |
eBayer tunghori has gotten in some popular aftermarket loose figures including some gems from The Vintage Collection and The Legacy Collection. He also has in plenty of The Force Awakens figures that you just can't find at retail either!
Posted by Paul | December 13, 2015 at 08:36 PM EST |
Is The Force Awakens affecting older products now out of production? It certainly appears so by Sideshow Collectibles' latest actions, but check out for example The Black Series [Phase I] Luke Skywalker (#11) figure - the Bespin Fatigues one. Once a pretty bad peg-warmer, his aftermarket value is climbing briskly. JTA reader Michael W. suggests that there may be a reason for this. What do you think? Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | December 08, 2015 at 09:50 AM EST |
Buyer beware! Quite a few Asian eBay sellers are selling bootleg The Black Series [Phase I] "Darth Maul" figures. Some are as low as $17 and change. And sadly they're being sold by the 100s. Does Hasbro have any inkling of how much money they're losing by not reissuing this figure? There are clear differences between the bootleg and the original. For example, the original has the Star Wars logo in gray, not black. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is in this case. Special thanks to JTA reader Michael W. for the alert!.
Posted by Paul | December 06, 2015 at 11:29 AM EST |
JTA reader Michael G. alerts us to the fact that famed JTA eBayer tunghori has placed parts of wave 2 and wave 3 of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series [P3] line up for sale. Keep checking back as new figures are surely to be added
Posted by Paul | November 28, 2015 at 04:19 PM EST |
You might want to keep checking back with this eBay seller. (freemantoys). He has wave 3 of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series 3.75" figures and he currently has the Imperial Shock Trooper in stock for $39.99 and free shipping.
Posted by Paul | November 15, 2015 at 10:16 PM EST |
If you're interested to see more about the upcoming Walgreens exclusive Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) figure, there is a seller on eBay from Taiwan shipping these for FREE.
Posted by Paul | November 14, 2015 at 04:15 PM EST |
Oh no! I hate to complain about the new wave 2 TBS 3.75" figures already, especially when it's been the most exciting news of the year with regards to Hasbro products, but it looks like they screwed up the visor on the First Order Stormtrooper figure. Check out this auction for a better close up look. It seems they went "old school" Original Trilogy with this character. With an exclusive line that will see SO FEW releases, Hasbro MUST get the quality control in order because there isn't any time and extra money for running changes. Special thanks to JTA reader and friend Josh M. for the discussion/text on this! Once again, the 5POA version is done without error, and the super-articulated version in currently screen inaccurate.
Posted by Paul | November 09, 2015 at 10:31 AM EST |
Check out the "new rare running variant" of Rey (Starkiller Base) from The Force Awakens line. It can be yours for only $99.99 on eBay! I guess this seller is a new Hasbro buyer and just isn't used to the shoddy paint operations yet.... Special thanks to friend and JTA reader Rum Sleg for directing us to this auction!
Posted by Paul | November 05, 2015 at 10:28 PM EST |
The panic has begun! The world's worst peg-warmer of the last two years, the figure that was subject of many a controversy, is now going for crazy money on eBay now. Check out the madness! Special thanks to JTA reader Michael W. who has brought this to our attention!
eBay seller tunghori has just added a whole bunch of new The Force Awakens figures to his store. Check out what he has! Special thanks to JTA reader and friend Josh M. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | October 03, 2015 at 11:09 AM EST |
eBay store HasbroToysShop.com has The Black Series 6" Clone Trooper on sale for $13.59 with FREE shipping! They're selling briskly, so hurry. Special thanks to JTA reader aafeldmanis for the alert!
Posted by Paul | October 02, 2015 at 05:48 PM EST |
eBay seller tunghori also has plenty other highly sought after action figures. These are great if you're cherry picking the hot characters!
Looking for a Chopper action figure without resorting to ridiculous aftermarket prices for the Rebels carded version, or getting another unneeded Zeb with The Force Awakens Two-Pack version? Well, eBay seller tunghori has single samples available for you!
Posted by Paul | October 01, 2015 at 07:06 PM EST |
Sadly, the First Order Stormtrooper has been quite difficult to lock down. if you can't wait for this figure to be restocked, there are some listed on eBay for $29.99 with FREE shipping. Check them out.
If you're a vintage Star Wars collector, you know how sought after the 1984/1985 POTF coins are. A nice "starter set" has appeared on eBay which contains most of the more common coins but also includes the stunning Anakin Skywalker and Yak Face coins. Additionally, it also includes the super rare gold Boba Fett Droids coin. Interestingly, there is ANOTHER auction of just this rare Droids Boba Fett coin. Check them out, and if you get bit by the coin bug, here are two great auctions to start your downward spiral into debt. We jest. These are great fun to collect.
Posted by Paul | September 22, 2015 at 02:11 PM EST |
Alert! Get The Black Series 6" Wampa And Luke Skywalker Deluxe set for $29.74 with FREE shipping from Hasbro Toy Shop's eBay page! Be sure to check out the other goodies they have in stock too! Special thanks to JTA reader scram for the alert!
Posted by Paul | September 14, 2015 at 09:29 PM EST |
Our friends at the Wolfpack Podcast alerted us to two new The Force Awakens figures hitting eBay in the UK. The card back also reveals The Inquisitor. Check out the Guavian Enforcer and General Hux in 3.75" scale (the Build A Weapon line) on eBay!
Posted by Paul | September 05, 2015 at 10:31 PM EST |
Everyone wants The Black Series 6" Captain Phasma. The good news is that she is starting to hit eBay which means that USA accounts should be getting their stock soon. Special thanks to JTA reader Mike R. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | September 01, 2015 at 06:48 PM EST |
Wo! It looks like China has said "screw it" with the street date too! Former eBay seller viperskingdom (now trooperwrold) has The Force Awakens Snowspeeder with FO Snowtrooper Officer. There are a nice amount of loose pictures, so check it out!!
Posted by Paul | August 27, 2015 at 05:09 PM EST |
We were all pretty amazed by the value of 2012's TVC Ahsoka figure. In the last year or so, wave 1 of The Vintage Collection was skyrocketing too. While some figures definitely command a premium still, we were perhaps more surprised by how many of the past high market values have plummeted significantly. Check out these auctions and see if you can fill any holes with these recent price drops! Click any thumbnial below to be taken to that figure's auctions.
Posted by Paul | August 24, 2015 at 06:05 PM EST |
Goodness gracious! Look what 2012's The Vintage Collection Ahsoka figure is going for on eBay. It's ridiculous. And if you think these are just "asking prices", just check out COMPLETED LISTINGS to see that these asking prices are pretty accurate.
UPDATE: Who is the dum-dum who bought this for $100?
Posted by Paul | August 08, 2015 at 05:41 PM EST |
Well, I'd be lying if I didn't think these eBay finds were interesting. An eBay seller from Malaysia has found three bootleg The Black Series Episode VII figures in Cambodia and has put them up for sale. If that wasn't a tall enough tale, the three figures look like all-new sculpts and, get ready for this, are loaded with premium ball-jointed articulation unlike the 5POA figures Hasbro makes! Does anyone else find it odd that bootleg figures, which should cost next to nothing to make, are actually better than the Hasbro figures in terms of articulation? Notice the odd light-up feature too!
UPDATE: We have just learned these are actually 6" figures, hence the super-articulation.
Posted by Paul | July 22, 2015 at 05:08 PM EST |
Hopefully this isn't old news for you. It's been a while since we've linked to the eBay auctions of tunghori. But to our big surprise he has listed loose 2010 TVC MagnaGuard (VC18) figures that are complete. This hard to find figure is often at the top of collectors' lists to even obtain loose as it wasn't widely available when originally released. He has it listed for a very reasonable $12.99 loose. You should also check out his other auctions as well. He has a ton of figures from The Clone Wars line for $5 and under and other gems. This is definitely worth checking out!
Posted by Paul | June 03, 2015 at 08:06 AM EST |
eBay seller viperskingdom is also now selling The Black Series 3.75" Mosep Binneed and Princess Leia (Boushh Disguise) figures as well!
Posted by Paul | June 03, 2015 at 07:59 AM EST |
eBay seller viperskingdom is now selling The Black Series 3.75" Han Solo with his carbonite block for $13.99. Special thanks to JTA moderator Paul B. for the alert!
Last night during dreamland, eBay seller viperskingdom put up the First Order Stormtrooper 6" figure on eBay. It has sold out but we have pulled the images off of eBay for you to gaze upon because this is one cool action figure. Special thanks to our friends at the Wolfpack Podcast for the heads up as well as JTA readers Bryan, Jeremy and Ryan G. for the email alerts!
Posted by Paul | April 30, 2015 at 08:06 AM EST |
eBay seller viperskingdom has listed figures from wave 8. Some of the prices are high and Han Solo looks to be sans carbonite block, but click through to check them out! Special thanks to JTA reader Josh M. for the alert!
eBay seller viperskingdom has more Commander Wolffe figures in stock.
UPDATE: This batch is sold out but just click "see other items" and you'll find more in stock!