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Now Playing: Underrated Movies We Recommend Kickstarter Campaign

Posted by Paul | March 11, 2015 at 08:55 PM EDT |

JTA friends Arnie and Marjorie (of Star Wars Action News) are running a Kickstarter campaign to produce a book of film reviews based on their popular Now Playing - Underrated Movies We Recommend pod cast. You can help be part of this magic by joining their Kickstarter campaign. Please click through and check out the video and be inspired to support this great work. Campaign ends March 19th.

Happy 10th Anniversary To Wookieepedia! Celebrate With Them!

Posted by Paul | March 11, 2015 at 12:44 PM EDT |

Happy 10th anniversary to Wookieepedia! They wanted to let you know about the 10-year anniversary of Wookieepedia, a chronicle of all-things “Star Wars” launched through Wikia, which was this past Wednesday, March 4. Designed as a Star Wars community aggregator, the wiki-style site features official and fan-generated content —blogs, in-depth Star Wars lore, exclusive images and videos. The site has been wildly popular, and with this turning out to be “The Year of Star Wars,” Wikia is doing some really exciting things, including a Qwizards contest in conjunction with Lucasfilm at Star Wars Celebration (April 16-19). Click through for more!

Help Frank Diorio And His Celebration VII Diorama Out This Year!

Posted by Paul | March 07, 2015 at 03:27 PM EDT |

Our friend Frank Diorio needs your help "funding" his VERY special Diorama at Star Wars Celebration this year. He is in desperate need of Bespin Guards, Cloud Car Pilots and Ugnaught action figures! Click through to see how you can help him out!

  

Our friends at Mintinbox.net have unveiled their Celebration VII exclusive giveaway. A beautiful 4 piece puzzle tribute to Ralph McQuarrie! Click here to check out the details, including how you can get a hand on these prints!

Twelfth Parsec's Custom Diorama Environments Web Site Up and Running

Posted by Chuck | February 20, 2015 at 02:25 PM EDT |

The team over at Twelfth Parsec wanted to share their recent progress for diorama and display enthusiasts. Their site is up and running, so make sure you check out some of the cool things they are doing over there to satiate collector's desires for playset-like displays. Click through for a few of the items they have for sale right now, and feel free to comment on the items they currently have (and maybe some items you would like them to make next—I'm sure they'd love to hear ideas)!

The WolfPack Podcast #117: Marvel’s Star Wars

Posted by Paul | January 18, 2015 at 09:30 PM EDT |

On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast, Corey, Curto, Jayson, Steve, and Marco are joined by Paul Harrison of Jedi Temple Archives. We discuss the highly anticipated Marvel Star Wars #1 and all of its various variant covers, Star Wars Celebration updates, Rebels, and more! Click through to watch the show.

Rancho Obi-Wan: Last Chance for 2014 Thank You Gift

Posted by Paul | December 31, 2014 at 09:54 AM EDT |

Our friend Anne Neumann from Rancho Obi-Wan has asked us to reach our to our readership to see if you will consider becoming a 2014 member before the year is out. (You only have until today.) Please see how you can support this not for profit organization and help others while reaping some of your own benefits at the same time.

Collectors Cast Episode 7: Happy Holidays

Posted by Chuck | December 28, 2014 at 10:19 PM EDT |

It’s time for another dose of the monthly Star Wars Collectors Cast, the last for 2014. 

This month James Burns is joined by one half of the dynamic duo that is RebelForce Radio – Jimmy Mac – to talk through his collecting habits and what’s new in the world of Star Wars collecting, including the recently leaked Star Wars: The Force Awakens action figure prototype images. As always, James heads to northern California to check in at Rancho Obi-Wan and catch up with Steve Sansweet and find out what’s been going on at the world largest collection, and all about the brand new Rancho Recruiter initiative. 

It’s the gift that keeps on giving, tune into this month’s Star Wars Collectors Cast now!

Photonovel Update: The Enloe Trials

Posted by Paul | December 06, 2014 at 04:53 PM EDT |

Our good friend Justin from Yakface.com has completed another stunning chapter in his The Enloe Trials photonovel. Be sure to check it out!

Nerd Rage Toys Cyber Monday Sale!

Posted by Paul | December 01, 2014 at 11:43 AM EDT |

JTA affiliate Nerd Rage Toys is running an awesome 50% off Cyber Monday Special. Check out what this store has right now!

Custom Action Figure News Features JTA's Own Sjefke!

Posted by Paul | October 18, 2014 at 11:50 PM EDT |

Our very own JTA moderator Sjefke has been featured on ImperialShipyards.net's Custom Action Figure News podcast where he shows off some of his best work to date and goes into great detail on how he accomplished making these works of art look as fantastic as they do. Please check it out!

Big Kev's Geek Stuff Preliminary Thoughts/Review On TBS6 Yoda!

Posted by Paul | October 11, 2014 at 10:32 PM EDT |

Our friends at Big Kev's Geek Stuff have their preliminary thoughts/review of The Black Series [Phase II] Yoda (#06) ready to listen! As you recall, this was a collaborated effort with them, so be sure to hear their thoughts as well! Check it out!

Affiliate News: Nerd Rage Toys

Posted by Paul | October 04, 2014 at 05:17 PM EDT |

Jedi Temple Archives' affiliate Nerd Rage Toys updates stock and adds new merchandise to the Bargain Bin section. As always, they have a great supply of toys ranging from GI Joe, TMNT, MOTU and of course Star Wars. They still have a few of recently released The Black Series 3.75" figures for $5 each as well! Check out what they have!

Happy 20 Year Anniversary To The Star Wars Collectors Archive!

Posted by Paul | August 20, 2014 at 12:56 PM EDT |

Extra special congratulations goes out to Guz Lopez's The Star Wars Collectors Archive, the very first Star Wars fan site on the internet. This site has paved the way for all of us. We wish them many more anniversaries like this!

New Affiliate: Nerd Rage Toys

Posted by Paul | August 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM EDT |

Jedi Temple Archives warmly welcomes affiliate Nerd Rage Toys to the JTA family. They have a great supply of toys ranging from GI Joe, TMNT, MOTU and of course Star Wars. And if you missed Ree-Yees and Jabba's Skiff Guard on Amazon.com, Nerd Rage Toys still has them up for pre-order for the same price. They also have a nice selection of new The Black Series 3.75" figures for $5 each as well! Check out what they have!

Star Wars Collectors Cast: 50th Episode!

Posted by Paul | July 23, 2014 at 08:28 AM EDT |

NEW SHOW! They’ve finally done it… James Burns and Dan Curto have reached a milestone in recording and releasing their 50th show together. Join them on the Star Wars Collectors Cast for a very special anniversary show with some gifts for their listeners in the form of the ultimate fan boy Kyle Newman, who discusses his latest film along with his current collecting habits and his opinion on Episode VII and beyond. Greg Crafts from Gentle Giant joins them to discuss San Diego Comic-Con and what Star Wars exclusives they’ll have available at the show. Ashley Eckstein drops in for a quick chat to talk about Her Universe at Star Wars Weekends, the R2-D2 ‘My Hero’ Jewelry Collection, San Diego Comic-Con and they ask if she’s missing Ahsoka. Finally, the Collectors Cast wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Rancho Obi-Wan to catch up with Steve Sansweet. All this, wrapped up and tied with a bow – their gift to you to celebrate their 50th show. Click through for more!

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episodes 16-17

Posted by Paul | June 02, 2014 at 08:55 PM EDT |

Episode 17: Another week has passed and on this episode of The Realm Recap they discuss all the toy news revealed including new potential battle packs/multipacks coming exclusively to Toys”R”Us, new 2014 LEGO sets hitting the UK, plus announcements from Hot Wheels and Diamond Select! Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.

Episode 16: Another week has passed and on this episode of The Realm Recap they discuss all the toy news revealed including Black Series products from Hasbro, new reveals from Medicom, pre-orders from Sideshow, Episode VII news, spin-off movie news and more!! Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.

Caravan Of The Force Live Auctions

Posted by Paul | May 09, 2014 at 07:41 AM EDT |

Our brothers and sisters in the Force, JediNews.co.uk are hosting the latest Caravan of the Force. It's an incredible live auction for some pretty impressive Star Wars items. Click through for images and the complete PRESS RELEASE.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 13

Posted by Paul | May 08, 2014 at 10:06 PM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for a look back at the latest news in Star Wars collecting. On this episode of The Realm Recap they discuss all the toy news revealed including new Star Wars Rebels product and the SDCC Exclusive Jabba from Hasbro, the wallet/marriage killing product from Sideshow, plus they talk a bit about the cast reveal for Episode VII, teaser trailer for Rebels and more! Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to their channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.

Also, if you prefer not to look at their ugly mugs, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.

Boring Conversation Anyway #53

Posted by Paul | May 08, 2014 at 10:03 PM EDT |

It’s time for the monthly episode of Boring Conversation Anyway. In Episode 53, we join Flyguy and several other fan site members including Chris Swanski from BanthaSkull.com, Dan Curto from JediNews.co.uk, Jayson Krebsbach from Yakface.com and Tamer from ImperialShipyards.net as we chat about the news from the past month including official Episode VII casting, the reorganization of Expanded Universe, toy reveals and much more. Head on over to the YouTube page to check out the Hangout (and subscribe to the channel) or download the Mp3. (Caution: a few instances of coarse language are present; please censor as needed.)

Past Shows:
Episode 52: Are We Collectors or Hoarders?
Episode 51: Toy Fair 2014 Review
Episode 50

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episodes 11-12

Posted by Paul | April 28, 2014 at 08:06 AM EDT |

Catch up with The Realm Recap: Episode 11 and Episode 12, including Jayson's visit to Disneyland! Click through for more!

Star Wars Collectors Cast: Episode 2

Posted by Paul | April 20, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT |

Star Wars Collectors Cast looks back at the questions we asked Hasbro after their presentation during last month’s New York Toy Fair, with guest Paul Harrison from JediTempleArchives.com. As usual there’s a roundup of the latest news and rumors and our regular visit to Steve Sansweet at Rancho Obi-Wan (the home to the world’s largest Star Wars collection) – all not to be missed!

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 10

Posted by Paul | April 14, 2014 at 07:56 PM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for their look back at the latest news in Star Wars collecting. On this episode of The Realm Recap Yakface.com chats about various customizing features including a one-off Black Series style box for a recent custom 6" figure Jayson acquired, pre-order solicitations from Sideshow, a canceled Darth Maul game and more. Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

Also, if you prefer not to look at their ugly mugs, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 9

Posted by Paul | April 08, 2014 at 12:31 PM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for Yakface.com's look back at the latest news in Star Wars collecting. On this episode of The Realm Recap they chat about the possible delay of Chewbacca from the 6" The Black Series line, new images from LEGO,  another great round of custom figures, pre-order announcements from Sideshow and much more. Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to their channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

Also, if you prefer not to look at their ugly mugs, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.

Boring Conversation Anyway #52: Are We Collecting Or Hoarding?

Posted by Paul | April 01, 2014 at 06:37 AM EDT |

Another video/audio Boring Conversation Anyway™ as we go deep in to why we collect Star Wars and ask if we really are just hoarders? As usual some of the best expertise in toy collecting and sites join us to share their thoughts:  Yakface.comImperialShipyards.netJedi Temple ArchivesDan Curto Dorksidetoys.com 

Thanks as always to these guys for their time and what was a great meaty and insightful discussion. Watch the video below or download the MP3 and check out the links we discuss on the show over at Flyguy.net

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 8

Posted by Paul | April 01, 2014 at 06:33 AM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for Yakface.com to look back at the latest news in Star Wars collecting. On this episode of The Realm Recap they chat about custom figures and purchases, new reveals from LEGO,  Medicom and Hallmark, plus they cover our recent acquisitions since our last show. Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to their channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

Also, if you prefer not to look at their ugly mugs, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.

A Teaser Image At BanthaSkull.com

Posted by Paul | March 28, 2014 at 09:00 PM EDT |

Our friends at BanthaSkull.com are teasing an image and are advising readers that they'll probably want to check back after 6AM tomorrow morning. After you check out our RDR for the day tomorrow morning here at JTA, go and see what they have revealed. I tried asking what it was but Chris wouldn't tell me. (Jerk.) Anyhow, you have been advised. It's a slow news season, and this might be the most exciting story on any fan site in some time, well, maybe except for Jayson at Yakface.com adding a figure with more than five points of articulation to his Toyguide today!

UPDATE: It's now available for you to view! Click HERE for more!

Darth Revan LEGO Mini Figure

Posted by Paul | March 27, 2014 at 08:07 PM EDT |

Our friends at BanthaSkull.com have the scoop on a Darth Revan LEGO mini figure. Interested? Then click through for more!

The Black Series 6" Wave 3 Arrives In France

Posted by Paul | March 26, 2014 at 09:35 PM EDT |

JTA affiliate ToyzMag.com alerts us that The Black Series 6" wave 3 has hit France! Click through for their report..

Spend May The Fourth At Rancho Obi-Wan!

Posted by Paul | March 25, 2014 at 01:55 PM EDT |

Celebrate “May the 4th” in the ultimate Star Wars environment…. Rancho Obi-Wan! No crowds of people, no lines, no hassles; just a fun day with other Star Wars fans. Starting today, for every donation Rancho Obi-Wan (ROW) receives of $10 or more, ROW will enter the donor’s name in an opportunity drawing. On April 4th ROW will draw 10 names and those donors will be invited to bring one guest to Rancho Obi-Wan on May 4, 2014 for an intimate celebration, including a guided tour of the museum with owner Steve Sansweet, lunch and other fun activities. Details can be found at our website HERE.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 7

Posted by Paul | March 24, 2014 at 08:46 PM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for Yakface.com's look back at the latest news in Star Wars collecting. On this episode of The Realm Recap they talk a lot about custom figures, vehicles and packaging, plus they discuss new case assortments for The Black Series, Ralph McQuarrie’s influence on the Star Wars “brand” and a certain “ol’ smoothie” shuffling his way to the dance floor. Click on through to check out the latest show. Feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggests on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 6

Posted by Paul | March 16, 2014 at 06:50 PM EDT |

Another week has passed and it’s time for our week in review of the latest news in Star Wars collecting. This show, we are joined by Paul from Jedi Temple Archives as we discuss the highs and lows regarding new figure images from The Black Series, new customs and crowd-funding items, our latest toy purchases and we delve into Jayson’s psychosis regarding his acquisition of the “shampoo bottle” figures. Click on through to check out the latest show. Feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggests on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episode 5

Posted by Paul | March 15, 2014 at 05:52 PM EDT |

Not much in the way of Hasbro news this week but Flyguy and Yakface.com hash out the bevy of LEGO news that has been assembled, chat a bit about The Clone Wars on Netflix (no spoilers) and discuss their recent acquisitions. Click on over to YouTube to check out the latest show. Feel free to subscribe to their channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered (more or less) on the show.

The Realm Recap Podcast: Episodes 1-4

Posted by Paul | March 04, 2014 at 10:30 PM EDT |

Our friends Jayson Krebsbach from Yakface.com and Flyguy from Flyguy.net have begun an informative and entertaining new weekly podcast entitled The Realm Recap. Join us in our support for this new endeavor and catch yourself up with some of the key announcements and rumors that abound in the collecting community week by week. We're a bit behind, so our inaugural post will contain links for their first four episodes. This podcast comes highly recommended by JTA. Be sure to give it a test drive.

Episode 1: Return of the Realm
Episode 2: Toy Fair 2014 – Hasbro
Episode 3: Toy Fair Aftermath
Episode 4: New Week, New Rumors

Tomorrow's Daily Deal from Entertainment Earth is 35% off of the Star Wars Sandtrooper on Dewback Animated Maquette Statue. That's a $140 savings on this high-priced item, plus free shipping! If you were looking to pick this up this might be the best deal you will find.

Congratulations BanthaSkull.com!

Posted by Paul | March 03, 2014 at 12:24 PM EDT |

See, you don't have to buy 30K Fakebook and Twitter fans to make yourself look bigger than you are. No, all you need is wit, charm and a lot of hard work, no matter if you're big or small to get noticed. We're proud of our friends and affiliates at BanthaSkull.com who thanks to a famous actor have made an incredible mark in their history as a site. Click through for more!

The WolfPackPodcast #44: Times Are Changing

Posted by Paul | January 24, 2014 at 11:35 PM EDT |

Check out The WolfPack Podcast #44: Times Are Changing, with special guest.... me. Hear a fun chat where we talk about the future of Star Wars, the rumors of the Star Wars brand like The Black Series and Star Wars: Rebels, and listen to me call out my friends Jayson Krebsbach and Adam Pawlus with regards to the Saga Legends line. I also talk about a new development in JTA"s exciting rumor report! Oh, and I try to squeeze two "upcoming" TBS figures out of Dan Curto, my brother from another mother! Was I successful? You be the judge!!

Jedi News Attends UK Toy Fair - New Info To Be Revealed

Posted by Paul | January 23, 2014 at 11:09 AM EDT |

Our friends at Jedi News are attending the UK Toy Fair as we post this article. Be on the lookout for a report from James and Matt as soon as they are able. No pictures were allowed to be taken, so this is a report you're going to have to read. We'll update links as we learn more too!

Curto Burns Collectors Cast: Their Final Show!

Posted by Paul | December 21, 2013 at 11:24 PM EDT |

Our good friends at CurtoBurns Collectors Cast has posted their VERY LAST show! Click through to find out more!

Boring Conversation Anyway YouTube Video

Posted by Paul | December 14, 2013 at 08:26 PM EDT |

Watch the live video of the Boring Conversation Anyway podcats with flyguy. Featuring Jedi Temple Archives, Yakface, and Imperial Shipyards as special guests. Editor's Note: There are a few brief moments of harsh language. Please censor as needed.


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