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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 terrible a paint job by Hasbro. Someone actually switched his arms. 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!
Posted by Paul | September 02, 2014 at 04:25 PM EDT |
You know something? Hasbro can't seem to win for losing. They finally do something right by peppering older The Vintage Collection figures into the line and bam: instant peg-warmers. We know without a doubt that Dak Ralter wasn't the best choice by any stretch of the imagination, but I still don't think he should be peg-warming like this. Click through for JTA reader Joe's recent retail experience. Now, just imagine if you replaced the Daks with Emperor's Royal Guards? Now that would be something.
Longtime JTA reader Cindy confirms that the latest The Black Series figures have hit her area in North Carolina! Click through for her report!
Posted by Paul | August 30, 2014 at 10:39 PM EDT |
I am not sure which report is funnier now: The Black Series Princess Leia (Slave Outfit) with the drooping eye, or this report. Click through for more wonderful quality control from JTA reader Brian from Michigan!
JTA reader Cody T. also shares his Walgreens store report with us too! Click through for more!
JTA reader Paul G. was determined to locate the Walgreens The Black Series figures! Click through for his successful report!
Posted by Paul | August 30, 2014 at 12:11 AM EDT |
And here is the visual proof! JTA reader mintoncard rushed out to his local Walgreens the moment he saw our BREAKING NEWS report and scored big time! Click through for his exciting store report!
Posted by Paul | August 29, 2014 at 08:55 PM EDT |
BREAKING NEWS! Walgreens brick and mortar location are receiving The Black Series Prototype Boba Fett figure AS WELL AS wave 5 which includes Luke Jedi, Chewbacca and others! Special thanks to Darth Bones for the alert! Let us know what you find!
We're still getting multiple reports of wave for of The Black Series arriving at TAGET in dribs and drabs. JTA reader Commander Joe276 lets us know that he found two Bastila Shans (images can be seen by clicking through) and then we also received photographic evidence from Darth Chuck that more figures are arriving piecemeal at his TARGET ins Florida as well. What a weird retail state.
Posted by Paul | August 22, 2014 at 05:31 PM EDT |
We had a ton of store reports today as you can see, but this one is perhaps the most exciting. JTA reader Dean has a very exciting store report to share. Click through to see what this lucky stiff secured for his collection (at brick and mortar no less)! I hope I am lucky enough this weekend to find a portion of this find!
JTA reader Lester M. from Louisiana writes in to share his store find with us. He has located the new 20" Jakks Pacific figures. Click through for his brief report!
Posted by Paul | August 22, 2014 at 05:21 PM EDT |
Likely a one-off issue, look what JTA reader Paul (yes another Paul) found at his local Kmart. It seems that quality control, generally speaking, is still a major issue of Hasbro's. Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | August 22, 2014 at 05:14 PM EDT |
Comic shops in the UK are beginning to receive The Black Series 6" Cloone Trooper wave which also includes the Stormtrooper and Boba Fett carry-forward figures. Special thanks to JTA reader Kam for the report!
JTA reader Hank M. was so excited to see something new hit his shelves that he sent in a report to JTA for the first time. Click through to read his report!
Posted by Paul | August 22, 2014 at 05:04 PM EDT |
JTA moderator Paul B. writes in to let us know that new new stuff is being found at Walmart including the 20" Jakks Pacific figures as well as more store reports of The Black Series 6" line being found. Click through for more!! (This report is from Ohio.)
Even Kmart is jumping on the bandwagon and getting new/newer stuff! I never thought I would still be seeing Darth Plagueis arriving at retail, but nothing ceases to amaze me in the day and age of collecting! Special thanks to Anakin20 for the report! Click through for a central Illinois Kmart report!