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The RC-1262 (Scorch) action figure is deceivingly nice-looking until you discover how off it is. Oh, and the price is laughable. The line is doomed. (more….)
The latest The Vintage Collection wave, with the exception of Clone Trooper (Phase II) is currently in stock and shipping on Amazon:
The Mandalorian season 3 is still on the Nielsen streaming charts, barely so, my guess is that this is the last time The Mandalorian will be on the charts until the next season is released. It is currently in 9th place on the original series charts with 319 million viewing minutes. How does that compare to season 2? Not very favorably, not at all. Season 2 already had more viewing minutes (and a higher average), but after the finale was released this gap only widened. And now the gap has become quite massive. Also, Peter Pan & Wendy is already massively shedding viewers and chances are it will drop out of the charts next week, and it only entered the charts last week, and at the box office Disney has no reason to rejoice either. Click through for more!
Let’s check out the Cad Bane (Bracca) Amazon exclusive figure. It looks nice except for one thing. (more….)
The next two cards from the weekly Topps Star Wars Living Set are now out. Featuring the iconic blue starfield and the impressive artwork of Kris Penix, check out The Grand Inquisitor (#417) and Captain Lang (#418). Two new cards will be released each Tuesday and only be available for one week. Click here to view the entire Star Wars Living archive, including individual print runs.
Amazon has The Vintage Collection Dark Trooper on sale right now for $17.97. Thanks to those readers that let us know! Click here for the product page.
There are less than 300 left of PSWCS.org’s Stormtrooper medallions left. Click through for an update for this Memorial Day weekend…
A few new releases are now in stock at Amazon for those interested…
Also on sale is the VC102 Ahsoka re-release for $9.67.
Slave I Boba Fett’s Starship is also on sale for $174.99
shopDisney has the Ezra Bridger (Second Lightsaber) Legacy Lightsaber up for pre-order. Click here for the product page.
Nielsen added the The Mandalorian season 3 finale last week, so why take a look at the Nielsen Streaming Charts now? Because it is quite interesting to see if The Mandalorian season 3 has strong legs or not. Especially in light of the fact that season 2 still had more than 1 billion viewing minutes one week after the Luke Skywalker finale was released. So how does season 3 compare? And how does Disney’s Peter Pan & Wendy movie perform which was added to the charts this week? I will also discuss box office projections for The Little Mermaid, for the people who are interested in how Disney is doing. Click through for more!
Today marks the official 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi. Did you see it in theaters on May 25, 1983? If you did then you are as old as me. Did you manage to snag this classic poster from the Fan Club when it was only $10? I passed on it because as a 12-year-old I had no such thing as money. I did manage to see it on opening day at Showcase Cinemas in Louisville, KY… the same theater I saw Star Wars at. Sadly, Showcase Cinemas was wiped from the earth in 2010. But, it was always ‘the theater’ to go to during the Original Trilogy release!
Hurry! This will probably sell out fast! The Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary double-sided one-sheet is now available at Disney Movie Insiders for 400 points.
If you don’t have enough points, you can pick some up on eBay!
Update: While today’s Wins Day allotment is out, there will be a small allotment available again tomorrow starting at 12 PM Eastern in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Return of the Jedi. If you slept on today’s release, you’d better be ready tomorrow!
Today is the 15th Anniversary of Research Droids Reviews. Where does the time go? The Star Wars IP has gone to hell in a handbasket, but at least a few good toys get released here and there. For many, it is the only source of engagement we have. But as we enter our 15th season of this column, we will continue to bring the latest figures and collectibles from Hasbro and other companies to our database and keep the momentum going. Thank you for your patronage after all of these years. Let’s look at the re-released Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) figure. (more….)
The next two cards from the weekly Topps Star Wars Living Set are now out. Featuring the iconic blue starfield and the impressive artwork of Kris Penix, check out Pendra Siliu (#415) and Shu Mai (#416). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week. Click here to view the entire Star Wars Living archive, including individual print runs.
Amazon has several of the Holiday Edition figures on sale:
Thanks to JTA reader Mike for the alert!
The next two cards from the weekly Topps Star Wars Living Set are now out. Featuring the iconic blue starfield and the impressive artwork of Kris Penix, check out Worrt (#413) and Hurid-327 (#414). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week. Click here to view the entire Star Wars Living archive, including individual print runs.
Another week, another update for the Nielsen Streaming Charts. They added episode 8 of The Mandalorian season 3, the finale. So how did it do and how does it compare to the previous season? And how does The Mandalorian, how do all the Star Wars series, compare to the Marvel shows? I added some charts to visualize all the numbers so you can better see how season 3 and 2 compare when it comes to viewership and how the various Star Wars and Marvel season finales compare! Click through for more!
A third-party seller has the Target exclusive The Black Series The Mandalorian & Grogu (Maldo Kreis) set for $24.45 and free shipping. Not a bad markdown from its original $38.99 price. Click here to grab one!
Bob Iger announced a while ago that as part of Disney’s new cost saving program that not only would the company fire thousands of people, cut content production budget and space out shows much more, and, as revealed yesterday, surprisingly close down the Star Wars hotel after mere 18 months, it was also announced that content would be removed from Disney+ to save costs. Now you may wonder how a company can save costs by removing content that is already produced. Simple answer: residuals, i.e the people involved with the show do get some money as long as a series is available on streaming. Back in the day residuals were paid to creatives when a movie or show was broadcast on tv, even repeats, with streaming it is of course somewhat different. Anyway, so what original Disney+ series will get removed from the service? Click through for the full story!
Make sure to check out shopDisney’s 20% Off Spring Savings sale, with some notable items marked down including:
UPDATE: The price has now dropped to $29.98 for the Troop Builder Sets
Free shipping on orders over $75 using code SHIPMAGIC.
And yet another colossal failure for the house of mouse… earlier today Disney announced that they will close the Star Wars hotel. Permanently. The last “voyage” will be in September. Click through for the full story!
Visions volume 2 was released almost two weeks ago and I took me this long to go through all the shorts, which usually are 11-15 minutes long give or take a minute. Still, I found it difficult this time to watch more than one at a time. In my opinion Visions Volume 2 is a lot worse than Volume 1 and Volume 2 not only highlights what is wrong with entertainment in general these days, but also highlights why Visions, which is, in principle, a very good idea, has completely gone off the rails. So click through for my take on Visions volume 2, the good, the bad and the very ugly.
If you’ve been waiting for the full 27×41 poster release for the Ahsoka teaser, Disney Movie Insiders has it! It will set you back 750 points.
If you don’t have enough points, you can pick some up on eBay!
Regal Robot has unveiled its latest magnet collection releases: the Mythosaur™ Magnet – Beast Collection and Bo-Katan™ Mythosaur™ Signet Magnet. Click below for a closer look at each one.
We’re just getting our FIRST LOOK EVER at a living Mythosaur! Using reference provided by Lucasfilm, the detail-obsessed artists at Regal Robot have crafted a magnet based on the beast’s appearance in season 3 of The Mandalorian. Though only shown in the shadows in the show, this new mini-sculpture showcases all of the monsterous details of this mythical creature.