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TBS 3.75" Wave 8 Hits New Zealand And On Sale!

Posted by Paul | June 26, 2015 at 11:16 AM EDT |

JTA reader Andy from New Zealand eagerly sends us a fantastic news report that wave 8 of The Black Series 3.75" line has hit his area (and on sale no less)! Madezra, we understand that nothing has been available in your area for a long time now. Would you please go on a toy run so you can come back to JTA and post now? We miss you. Anyway, click through for Andy's report!

If you're fortunate enough to have a Fred Meyers store near you, it may be time to make a toy run there. JTA reader Mike R. has sent us a report and proof that The Black Series 3.75" figures (including the latest wave 7 arriving at retail as we speak) are on sale for a mere $6.99 per figure. That's 2007-2008 pricing folks! Click through for his report!

Legacy Collection [2] Also Hits Smyths In Ireland!

Posted by Paul | June 22, 2015 at 05:19 PM EDT |

JTA reader Conor D. from Ireland has submitted evidence that the Legacy Collection [2] figures have been hitting Smyths in Ireland as well!

UK Smyths Toys Has Legacy Collection [2] Figures

Posted by Paul | June 15, 2015 at 05:36 PM EDT |

In case this is news to you or not, JTA UK reader zx_spectrum_30 writes in to let us know that the Legacy Collection [2] figures can be found at Smyths Toys in the UK for £6.99 each (compare to £12 now for TBS). If you're still on the lookout for these, this may be another option for you.

Some Finding The Black Series 3.75" Wave 7 For The First Time!

Posted by Paul | June 15, 2015 at 05:32 PM EDT |

While many parts of the country have been finding wave 7 of The Black Series 3.75" line, some are just finding them for the first time. Mark H. decided to take a trip to Alabama and was able to score a few new figures. Click through for his report.

Found! TBS 6" Commander Cody/Princess Leia (Boushh) Wave Hits!

Posted by Paul | June 04, 2015 at 12:01 PM EDT |

Found! Hot on the heels on wave 7 of The Black Series 3.75" line arriving at retail, JTA reader Thomas B, sends us an awesome report of wave 9 of The Black Series 6" line being found at his local TARGET. Click through for more!


The Black Series Wave 7 Lands In Atlanta

Posted by Chuck | May 31, 2015 at 09:44 AM EDT |

Wave 7 continues to show up across the U.S. This time JTA reader picks them up at a TRU in Atlanta. Click through for images.

Found! Wave 9 of The Black Series 6" line has been found in the Philippines. It's only a matter of time until the USA starts seeing these figures. Special thanks to JTA Facebook reader Jaeger Trooper Eityeiteity‎ for the image.

More The Black Series 6" Finds Of Emperor Palpatine Wave!

Posted by Paul | May 29, 2015 at 01:24 AM EDT |

More new TBS6 figure finds! JTA reader Adam H. sends in his store report of the new The Black Series 6" Emperor Palpatine wave from Missouri on our Facebook page! I wish I had the energy to go and look for these myself, but this line will just have to wait.

Found! JTA reader Mike R. found the Han Solo And Tauntaun TBS6 set for less than its prescribed MSRP at TARGET in North Carolina for $24.99!

The Black Series Finally Hits My Local TARGET!

Posted by Paul | May 24, 2015 at 04:32 PM EDT |

Figures that should have been in stores around September 2014 have JUST begun hitting my local TARGET in piece meal. Approaching a year from their originally intended release date, my local brick and mortar had Darth Malgus and Darth Vader from The Black Series [Phase II] 3.75" line. Shocking! I don't know whether to be happy or irritated. It's so confusing!

Wave 1 Rebels Figures Still Hitting Retail (In PA At Least)

Posted by Paul | May 24, 2015 at 04:27 PM EDT |

It's almost the unofficial beginning of summertime and Walmart still appears to be getting wave 1 of the Rebels line. I found actually MULTIPLES of Agent Kallus and Ezra and Kanan figures (all first version card backs). Obvioulsy the Choppers were long gone. But it may be worth to check your local store to see if they're getting this "age old" case assortments too. What a mess!

New LC2 Stock Arriving At Calendars' Go! Toys and Games Stores

Posted by Paul | May 22, 2015 at 11:07 AM EDT |

If you missed out on initial store arrivals, or that surprising online case availability, the good news is that stores are still getting new cases to replenish sold out store stock. We won't presume to know the level of rarity these figures are, but if you want them you may want to act now before they are gone forever. Special thanks to Matt V. for the news and images.


Also of note, Toys R Us stores are now getting the Hera Syndulla/Stormtrooper Commander wave of Mission Series figures in stock for $9.99 each too. We have a report from Sjefke in MD and I also saw them in NJ yesterday and today.

More Toys R Us TBS 3.75" Wave 7: New England Gets Them!

Posted by Paul | May 22, 2015 at 10:54 AM EDT |

We are getting more and more The Black Series 3.75" wave 7 Toys R Us reports. This time our report is from the New England area. Keep in mind that this is the only retailer where, for now, you can purchase these figures for $9.99 each. Special thank to Darth Janus for the news and image.

This is somewhat surprising! JTA reader mintoncard sends us proof that The Black Series 6" Emperor Palpatine wave has been found at TARGET! Keep those eyes open and send us your reports too!

Yours truly has found the complete wave 7 of The Black Series 3.75" line at Toys R Us right outside Princeton, NJ. They rang up for a glorious $9.99 each (for now)! Let us know of your store reports too. For those of you who don't have a Toys R Us near you, our friends at are reporting that this same wave is showing up at TARGET.

Found! Would you believe that wave 7 of The Black Series 3.75" line have been found in the USA already, but so far not Big Box. JTA reader Rozwell has found them at Value Village (Value Drugs) in Brewster NY. Yeah, we have never heard of this retail chain before either. But click through as we have provided you a list of all of your locations. Let us know of your own store reports too!

Are you still looking for the Sabine Wren/Stormtrooper Mission Series set? We are constantly getting new store reports, but now you can also get her online. Special thanks to all of our readers who snet in this news.


Rebels Wave 1 Showing Up At Walmart In Mexico

Posted by Chuck | April 28, 2015 at 09:02 AM EDT |

It looks like Rebels wave 1 is still showing up in some locations. A Mexicali, Mexico Walmart was the lucky recipient this time. That Chopper... He sits there mocking me...

JTA reader Mijail also reports that Kohls in El Centro, CA has Mission Series wave 2.

TARGET Adds Register-Enforced Street Date Blocks

Posted by Paul | April 27, 2015 at 10:23 PM EDT |

If this is old news I apologize in advance, but I haven't heard anyone talking about this yet. Last week I found the LEGO Simpsons Mini-figures at TARGET. They have a street date of 5/1, but they put them out early, as they have done with many other street-dated products in the past. This isn't the news, so stick with me here. So anyway, I grabbed a few and brought them to the cash register. The cash register enforced the street date. The cashier had no way to ring them up. There was a full screen message: CANNOT SELL UNTIL 5/1. Street dates have NEVER been enforced by Target at the register. It was always a human issue. If the stock person put it out, or got it for you from the back, you could buy it. This LIKELY will impact The Force Awakens line at TARGET later this year. If you have been used to squeezing products out of TARGET before the street date, you may have a huge stumbling block in your way this year if you're trying to break the street date. Of course, we imagine that The Vintage Collection DPCI will be used again so maybe it won't be as hard as we imagine.... it's going to be outstanding.

JTA reader Jourdenais J. from Canada sends us a report from his local Walmart that they are beginning to clearance out some Rebels stuff as well. More surprising? The Commemorative Digital Sets have just been marked 30% too! Click through for his report!

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.

Found! TARGET Exclusive AT-DP Has Hit Retail!

Posted by Paul | April 10, 2015 at 06:31 PM EDT |

We believe we have the first report of the TARGET exclusive AT-DP with AT-DP Driver! It was found in a California TARGET! The hunt is on! Special thanks to JTA reader Ben S. for the news!

Amazon Warehouse Deal Or No Deal?

Posted by Paul | April 08, 2015 at 04:57 PM EDT |

Is this a deal or not? Look what JTA reader Angriest Man Alive got from an Amazon Warehouse Deal special. Click the image below for the full size view.

TRU Express Still Receiving The Vintage Collection Slave I

Posted by Paul | April 04, 2015 at 03:51 PM EDT |

JTA reader Tony P. sends us proof that the previous 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.

The Black Series 6-inch Figures On Sale For $17.99 At TARGET

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!

Single Saga Legends For $9.99 Or Mission Series 2-Pack For $7.50?

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.


Work In Progress Or Just A Plea To Come Back?

Posted by Paul | March 30, 2015 at 09:53 PM EDT |

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?

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!

Hera Syndulla Mission Series Wave Also Hits Toys R Us!

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!!

HEB Grocery Stores Still Coming Through For Collectors!

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!


Special Action Figure Droid Set Now At Ollie's

Posted by Paul | March 25, 2015 at 10:39 PM EDT |

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!

Rebels Mission Series Wave 3 Found In The Wild: TARGET!

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!

Rebels Saga Legends Wave 3 Hits TRU In Virginia

Posted by Paul | March 25, 2015 at 10:28 PM EDT |

JTA regular Darth Eddie happily sends us news that Saga Legends wave 3 has hit his local Toy R Us in Roanoke Virginia. Better grab them up DE!

New The Black Series Figures Hit Mexico!

Posted by Paul | March 22, 2015 at 04:40 PM EDT |

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!

Digital Release Commemorative Sets Hit Toys R Us In NJ

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.

Some The Vintage Collection Figures Show Up At TARGET

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!

TBS6 Bossk Wave Hits Walmart In MA

Posted by Paul | March 19, 2015 at 04:58 PM EDT |

JTA reader Darth Janus eagerly reports that the Bossk/Han Stormtrooper TBS6 wave has hit his Walmarts in Massachusetts!!

Rebels Figures Hit Fred Meyer HARD!

Posted by Paul | March 19, 2015 at 04:54 PM EDT |

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!


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