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Holy moly! JTA moderator flamingtoilet sends us an unbelievable store report! Look what his local Walmart marked down the rotting MTT to in the clearance section?! This is going to make those who found steals at TJ Maxx and Marshalls very, very angry! Click through for his report!
JTA reader Darth Janus writes in to let us know that his Walgreen store in upstate Massachusetts is still getting in random The Black Series 6" figures. He also stated that they are getting in heavier stock of The Black Series 3.75" line as well, many figures from wave 3 and wave 4.
Posted by Paul | October 01, 2014 at 05:57 PM EDT |
JTA reader Commander Joe276 sends us an update that his local TRU is stocking heavily in waves 4 and 5 of The Black Series line. If you haven't found these figures yet, you better start checking a little more diligently! I can confirm they are hitting my local TRU stores as well heavily. Click through for his report!
I was so excited to see my local TARGET restocked for the reset finally after weeks of being late. As I came around the bend, even new The Black Series figures could be made out. (more....)
Posted by Paul | September 27, 2014 at 06:43 PM EDT |
Well, here's proof you never know what's going to happen and how distribution can turn on a dime. If you live in the mid west and central USA, you have likely heard of ALCO discount stores. Guess what they're getting in now? JTA reader Mark H. sends us proof that the Naboo Starfighter has reared its ugly head again. Mark found the Naboo Starfighter at the Alco store in Peru, Indiana. It was $19.99 and they are having a buy one get one 50% off sale, but he believes that ends today.
Posted by Paul | September 25, 2014 at 02:01 PM EDT |
JTA reader Travis L. confirms that Five Below stores are restocking on old The Vintage Collection figures again. Click through for his report!
Posted by Paul | September 24, 2014 at 05:13 PM EDT |
The Black Series wave 5 has NOW been found at Toys R Us and JTA readers are taking advantage of the Buy One Get One 40% off special. Click through for Logan Starkiller's fantastic find!
JTA UK reader Matt H. sends us a store report to let fellow UK readers know that Star Wars: Rebels merchandise has hit retail. Click through for his report!
JTA reader Eli confirms with us that he has found The Black Series wave 5 (Ree-Yees/Jabba's Skiff Guard/BEST.... Darth Vader.... EVER!) at his local Walmart store. This makes the second retail location that these figures have been found, with many stores not even seeing a trace of wave 4 yet. Crazy! Click through for his report.
JTA reader LegoMasterCole583 alerts us that TRU is running a promotion Buy One Get One 40% for select Star Wars merchandise. Click through for his report. It looks to a store event only.
Best.... Bubblegate victim.... EVER! JTA moderator Sjefke sends us an image of a very pitiful The Black Series action figure. You're going to laugh.... guaranteed! Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | September 18, 2014 at 10:58 AM EDT |
We are getting so many successful Ollie's store finds that we probably won't be able to keep up with them all. But if you also have had success, please post the locations in our comments to help other readers out. Thank you! By the way, don't forget you might have a similar experience at your local Kmart as well. Post those finds too please! Click through for two quick reports from Deptford NJ and Bristol PA.
Do you believe JTA German reader Benjamin H. found The Phantom Menace 3D Ewok Pack in his home country for cheaper than all of us did in the USA? Is this a sign of things to come in the USA? Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | September 17, 2014 at 09:24 PM EDT |
You will NEED to sit down before clicking through to witness the horror we did. We have no less than 15 images of pure theft to show you. JTA reader Greg B. sends us one incident after another of blatant theft and he assumes that this is the same thieving guy/gal doing this because it happens frequently and in a remote area. I need to find out more, but I would like to know why no one has done something about this or perhaps brought it to a district manager's attention. I think something like this would warrant a call to Hasbro customer relations. You will shutter. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Hasbro, you have all but ignored the fan sites, but if you're still reading, please do something about this.... even if it's simple staff education.
JTA reader Mike F. from the "From A Certain Point of View" Podcast sends us visual and happy confirmation that he has found the SOTDS vehicle 2-packs at Kmart in NY. Click through for more.
And here come the Kmart reports! JTA reader Marcus W. sends us a happy report that he has found the one two-pack he is looking for. Now just don't sell it on eBay now! (Smiles!) These have yet to hit PA Kmarts yet.... Click through for more.
Posted by Paul | September 16, 2014 at 09:22 PM EDT |
We have two bizarre and mentally unstable actions caught on camera to share with you courtesy of JTA reader David B. The first one is surprisingly NOT a terrible paint job by Hasbro. Someone actually switched Luke's arms with Han's. And then the second form of theft someone returned the "good" figure from a Mission Series two-pack. Freaky! Whoever is doing this, please spend your time reclined in a chair and get some psychotherapy. Please. Click through for more.
JTA reader Daniel B. alerts our readers that the Proto Fett has now been found in Colorado. Click through for his report.
Posted by Paul | September 16, 2014 at 09:05 PM EDT |
JTA reader Mark S. sends us an eager and hopeful store report from Australia. Check out to see what he found! Click through for more!!
JTA reader Will P. sends us multiple store reports to share with readers. Check out his The Black Series experiences by clicking through!
JTA reader johnnyfett sends us a great successful Ollie's report of the Shadow Of The Dark Side vehicle two-packs. Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | September 16, 2014 at 08:28 PM EDT |
Walgreens has opened up their store locator. See if you can locate this item by seeing if stores in your area have it in stock. Special thanks to JTA reader Solo Calrissian for the tip.
Posted by Paul | September 14, 2014 at 03:52 PM EDT |
OK. We DO NOT want to prematurely jump to wrong conclusions, but with recent developments at Ollie's and Kmart, we can't help but pay close notice to what's going on elsewhere. JTA reader Nick S. sends us proof that he found some The Vintage Collection figures and they were specially priced at $7.98 (down from the normal $9.99). This odd collection of figures looks to be a hodgepodge of multiple cases. It's likely these could have fallen behind the display and even stranger they could have been returned. But the new price point has our curiosity piqued. If you're out and about, PLEASE let us know if you find something similarly. Click through for Nick's report.
We have an image to show you that will likely divide the community. Is she buying these up for needy children so that they have a wonderful Christmas this year (trying to see the good in people), or is she hoping to pawn these off on eBay and make a quick buck for her own prince or princess for their own self-serving holidays this year (always seeing the bad in people)? You decide. Man, some people can just suck the joy right out of a good thing. Click through for more.
And lastly we have a store report from Massachusetts. JTA reader Paul H. (not me) sends in a great report as well. Click through for his account!
Posted by Paul | September 13, 2014 at 11:15 PM EDT |
And we have another report. This time Jacksonville, FL. Click through for Dean's exciting report!
JTA reader Toby P. from Chattanooga TN confirms that The Black Series 6" figures have been found at his Walgreens as well. I loathe you all! Click through for his exciting report!
Posted by Paul | September 13, 2014 at 11:07 PM EDT |
Well. We have confirmation. The Walgreens stores in PA are finally receiving TBS figures, although it's crickets near me still. Click through for JTA reader Frank C.'s cool report!
Posted by Paul | September 13, 2014 at 10:21 PM EDT |
JTA and Yakface.com reader Lando Griffin ALSO confirms that Kmart is selling the Shadow Of The Dark Side two-pack vehicles sets.... but for $5 cheaper! Unbelievable. Check out the report at Yakface.com!
Posted by Paul | September 13, 2014 at 08:40 PM EDT |
Between JTA reader Nick S. and my own visual confirmation(s), we can affirm that the "Dream Team" set (thank you scockery for letting us steal your denotation) is available at multiple Ollie's locations as well. The Jedi Turbo Speeder? Well, this one isn't faring as well. We haven't come across it once. But plenty of Luke Skywalker's Snowspeeders, Bespin Cloud Cars and Mandalorian Shuttles. Remember, these should be available everywhere this Thursday if they're not out now. Also, I found other combinations tonight with sets including Plo Koon's Jedi Starfighter, Ahsoka's Jedi Starfighter and others.
Posted by Paul | September 13, 2014 at 12:21 PM EDT |
Are you still trying to acquire Luke Skywalker' Snowspeeder or the Mandalorian Assault Transport from the Shadow Of The Dark Side era (2010-2011)? We have the low down for you surrounding the neatest surprise in years at a retail discount chain: the return of Shadow Of The Dark Side! Click through because you will definitely be interested to discover what we've learned! (Side note: The pitiful rush I got when investigating this new turn events really put things in perspective for me. It's so depressing that I am more excited about "old" Class II vehicles than I am about 95% of the new stuff currently at retail.)
Posted by Paul | September 12, 2014 at 03:54 PM EDT |
Breaking news! JTA reader Chris sends us photographic proof that The Clone Wars [Shadow Of The Dark Side] vehicle two-packs that were originally part of a Toys R Us' "Black Friday" promotion have now been found at Ollie's for $19.99 for each two-pack! Send in your store reports and let us know what you find! It's amazing to me that collectors were trying to find these vehicles when they were released and they now are still being found for pennies on the dollar. What this distills down to is that you can get two highly detailed full-size vehicles with cool action features and a lot of play value for less than the price of one "reduced scale" essentially hollowed out Class II vehicle available right now for $24.99 each with "nothing". Sad, sad, sad. Hasbro would have been better off holding onto this stock and then re-releasing it when the market demanded something good to buy (i.e. now).
Posted by Paul | September 11, 2014 at 09:19 PM EDT |
You think you paid pennies on the dollar for your MTT? JTA reader Marcel E. has you all beat. Look at the crazy price he paid for it at his local Marshalls. It's amazing he still even found one!
CommanderJoe276 eagerly sends in his store report! He's found them! Repeat. He's found them! I wish I could say the same about Pennsylvania! Click through for more.
JTA reader Jsiron writes in to let us know that he found The Black Series 6" Deluxe at his local Barnes and Noble store. If you're still looking for them, this may be an option for you. Click through for more.
JTA reader Matthew from Louisville Kentucky sends us a remarkable report, perhaps the largest selection of The Black Series 6" we have seen yet at a Walgreens. Just look at all of those Proto Fetts... and next to shingles vaccine signage no less!! Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | September 10, 2014 at 02:47 PM EDT |
We have the COMPLETE Toys R Us reset to show you! JTA reader Frank R. sends us eight (8) large images detailing every nook and cranny of this new Star Wars: Rebels multimedia event reset and how Hasbro and other licensees plan to pimp it all! Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | September 09, 2014 at 09:31 PM EDT |
Our very own Darth Eddie has ALSO found signs of life at his local TARGET in Roanoke VA. He too has found remnants of The Black Series wave 5, this time Jabba's Skiff Guard. They're hitting in dribs and drabs, but at least they're hitting! Click through for his report!
JTA reader and friend Corey from the Wolfpack Podcast sends us an alert that wave 5 of The Black Series has been found at TARGET. Click through for his report!