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Posted by Paul | April 11, 2015 at 11:19 PM EDT |
JTA reader Bill R. eagerly sends us news that his Disney store has received a healthy new stock of Rebels wave 1 figures at his local store in FL. It may be worth your while to check your local store too to see if they're also getting new replenishments too. Maybe this is where all of wave 1 will go.
Posted by Paul | April 04, 2015 at 03:51 PM EDT |
JTA reader Tony P. sends us proof that the previous Amazon.com exclusive Slave I is still arriving at TRU Express stores in the mall. This is wonderful for those that missed out on it originally, but it's hard to accept that we'll likely never see a great exclusive like this ever again. Hopefully The Force Awakens line will bring enough people back to collecting so that we will see things like this again. And this was probably just an annoying sales pitch, but see what the cashier recommended to Tony by clicking through.
Posted by Paul | April 04, 2015 at 03:40 PM EDT |
Not that you'll find much of anything there, but The Black Series 6" line is on sale for $17.99 each for a limited time. My local store had no signage so I can't tell you anything more than it is happening now!
Posted by Paul | April 04, 2015 at 03:30 PM EDT |
JTA reader Darth Pudgy sends us a report confirming that the new $9.99 price point for Rebels Saga Legends is making its way across the country at Toys R Us in a concentrated manner. Interestingly, I have not seen this price increase, but we continue to get more and more reports. This move is insane, especially since TRU is currently running a 2 for $15 Mission Series sale right now.
This image came from one of our readers who posted it in our comments. While most Walmarts are only for the first time recently receiving new Star Wars merchandise, it makes us wonder if they (retail) are actually beginning to realize/feel that they're losing potential business by having nothing on the pegs. This looks quite desperate, no?
Posted by Paul | March 29, 2015 at 09:33 PM EDT |
Here is the epitome of ridiculousness! JTA reader Darth Mangar sends us an update to Rum Sleg's report at the NYC Times Square Toys R Us store. When Rum Sleg reported the new Saga Legends arriving the store had them marked up to $9.49. Now they have marked them up to $11.49. They are actually MORE EXPENSIVE than the 3.75" The Black Series line! Click through for his report!
Posted by Paul | March 26, 2015 at 12:20 PM EDT |
JTA reader Travis sends us a store report from Connecticut that the Hera Mission Series wave has also hit Toys R Us! Click through for more!!
Posted by Paul | March 25, 2015 at 10:44 PM EDT |
JTA regular Martin M. is so elated to finally find the Jedi Temple Guard at his local HEB. Diligence finally pays off. Check out his report by clicking through!
JTA reader Ian W. sends us a report that "everyone's" exclusive Special Action Figure set has now made its way to Ollie's for $9.99. It's unbelievable how badly this item has sold. No wonder why Hasbro said they would never make these again!
Posted by Paul | March 25, 2015 at 10:31 PM EDT |
We believe we may have the first "in the wild" store report of Mission Series wave 3! JTA regular Rum Sleg sends us the scoop from the tri-state area! Click through for more!
JTA reader Mijail N. from Mexico excitedly writes in to let everyone know that new The Black Series 6" figure sare hitting his local Walmart. Still no signs of Rebels figures in his area yet, though. Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | March 22, 2015 at 04:36 PM EDT |
JTA reader LesDudis writes in to let us know that the Digital Release Commemorative Collection has been found at Toys R Us and set us awesome photos showing them off, although these sets are anything but awesome themselves. Click through for more.
Posted by Paul | March 19, 2015 at 05:03 PM EDT |
JTA reader Toby P. has found some The Vintage Collection figures at his local TARGET after having nothing for months. Check out what he found!
JTA reader Mike R. adds to the many store reports of Rebels figures getting found across the USA. This time Fred Meyer loads up heavily on them! Check out his report by clicking through!
JTA reader Les Dudis was thrilled to write in to let everyone know that the Imperial Troop Transport has hit the NY area. These haven't really made there way to the East coast that heavily yet. More reports like these are welcomed for sure.
UPDATE: JTA reader Hunk of Junk sent us a report 2 weeks ago that this vehicle had hit the Hazlet, NJ area but we never got the report. So it looks like these have been in the area minimally 2 weeks. Sorry if this is old news for you.
Posted by Paul | March 15, 2015 at 06:35 PM EDT |
PackoM. from Spain writes in to let us know that the Imperial Troop Transport has arrived there. It goes for 36€. They also just got the complete new wave of Mission Series (Sabine Wave) in 15€ each as well.
Posted by Paul | March 15, 2015 at 06:31 PM EDT |
Posted by Paul | March 15, 2015 at 06:26 PM EDT |
JTA reader and friend Martin M. offers another solution for collectors not having much luck at Big Box. HEB supermarkets are getting Rebels Saga Legends figures too, and they're $2.00 cheaper than Toys R Us! Click through for his report!
Posted by Paul | March 14, 2015 at 12:18 PM EDT |
The reports are coming in from all over the place. Rebels Saga Legends 1, 2 AND 3 are being found at all Big Box stores as well as Toys R Us and other smaller chains. Let us know what you're finding and where in our comments. Jeremy from Ohio sends us this latest report!
Posted by Paul | March 13, 2015 at 04:41 PM EDT |
As suspected, the Han Solo (Endor) (SL27) from Wave 4 that was listed on Amazon is actually the Han Solo (Bespin (SL24) figure instead. What a disappointment.
JTA reader Mark H. has an incredible store report. He found wave 3 of Rebels Saga Legends at his local Toys R Us. HasbroToyShop and Amazon.com barely got these. He also found Rebels Saga Legends wave 1 at his local Walmart. Click through for his complete report from Georgia – home of The Walking Dead!
JTA reader Toby P. eagerly sends us a report that new TBS 6" stuff and Rebels stuff is hitting his local Walmart in Tennessee. Click through for his report!
Posted by Chuck | March 12, 2015 at 09:22 AM EDT |
We have our first store report of the new Digital Release Commemorative Collection showing up at brick and mortar in Manhattan Beach, CA! While these sets might not be for everyone, if you are looking to add these to your commemorative sets of the past then keep a lookout. Click through for the full report!
JTA reader RumSleg sends us a near frame by frame analysis of the step-wise markdown of slightly damaged TRU exclusive Cantina Showdown sets – the worst exclusive EVER produced by Hasbro. It's like retail equivalent of stop-motion animation. Hysterical! Click through for more! Find out what he ended up getting for pennies on the dollar.
Posted by Paul | March 08, 2015 at 11:48 AM EDT |
JTA reader cress sends us a very surprising (and borderline shocking) store report. He found The Black Series 6" wave 3 (wave 7 overall) at his local Walmart in North Carolina. For the record, I have not seen ANYTHING past the Luke Bespin/Obi-Wan Kenobi (Epiosde III)/Stormtrooper wave from a year ago in any of my local Big Box retailers. And that Anakin Skywalker (Episode III)/Clone Trooper (Episode II) final wave from the orange line look didn't show up anywhere near me. It's a testament to the devastating state distribution is in with the Star Wars brand. Hopefully this is good news that things are improving overall.
Posted by Paul | March 07, 2015 at 03:44 PM EDT |
Well, it's an almost unbelievable store report from me, but sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Today I found Rebels Saga Legends wave 2 at my local Toys R Us in Northeast Philly. This store hasn't even seen wave 1 yet. The best part? The store manager graciously price matched TARGET's and Walmart's prices for me (despite both those stores not having a single figure in stock). Sadly, Toys R Us has set the MSRP to $7.99 for these figures which are not worth it for me. I am glad I was able to make a purchase. Admittedly, it was nice seeing a full case of figures instead of the one or two random ones you find at TARGET nowadays. New RDRs coming soon.
Good friend Chris S. shares images of new activity at Kmart. A few things are happening here. Firstly, they are now clearancing out The Black Series Deluxe line. The sale prices are of course a joke, but it's not a good sign for this sub-line especially when new products are on the horizon. Also, they, like TARGET, also seems to think The Vintage Collection is still in production (yes, we understand why) and have marked up The Black Series 3.75" line up to $12.99 each despite not having a single figure in stock!
Posted by Paul | March 05, 2015 at 09:21 PM EDT |
JTA reader and friend Martin M. shares a recent store find with us. The most interesting part? Check out the price on this The Black Series Luminara Unduli! Click through for more!
Found! Rebels Saga Legends wave 3 has been located at Walmart in Canada! JTA reader Daniel M. sends us the visual proof! They were found in Montreal. Click each thumbnail for a larger image of each. That Han Solo (Bespin Outfit) is looking pretty sharp!
Posted by Paul | February 28, 2015 at 10:03 PM EDT |
Posted by Paul | February 28, 2015 at 06:58 PM EDT |
It has definitely been one of the best weeks in years in Philly as far as store finds are concerned. And that isn't saying much since TARGET gets figures piece meal and Walmarts distribution is about as bad as Hasbro's is. We're ONE DAY out from March 1st and I have finally found the very first Rebels Saga Legends figures ever on the pegs at Walmart today. (Hard to believe all the controversy that was caused from our rumor report in early November ended up coming to pass. In fact, the arrival of these figures ended being later than January 30th by a FULL MONTH. Oh the drama we create! Sarcasm.) For figures that were supposed to be out September 2014, it's amazing that we have received them at all and that so many factors (some known, many unknown) have played such a devastating role in the Star Wars brand's distribution. Anyway, the great news is that Rebels Saga Legends wave 1 (and now wave 2 at select retail locations) is finally making its way to retail and with the dockworkers' contracts finally ironed out, it seems we're in the home stretch to mass arrival of these things (we hope). We truly pray that this nearly 6-month delay has had little impact on the success of the Rebels line. Because there are some great figures in it.
Posted by Paul | February 28, 2015 at 06:27 PM EDT |
JTA reader Mijail N. P. sends us a very happy store report from Calexico CA. He explains that this is the first time his area has seen Rebels figures (Saga Legends) and someone had already beaten him to them!! This was from Walmart (if you can't tell from the setting).
JTA reader countdooku77 sends us two positive store reports from Connecticut. First he amazingly found wave 1 of Rebels Saga Legends at Walmart and then found the exclusive The Phantom Attack Shuttle at his local TARGET. Click either thumbnail for proof!