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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 Axe Woves (#195) and General Quinn (#196). 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.

 

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Pre-orders are open for The Mandalorian Ahsoka Tano DX Series figures. Click below for each pre-order page over at Sideshow Collectibles.  

      

 

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New The Bad Batch Poster Revealed

Starwars.com has revealed new poster art for the upcoming Star Wars: The Bad Batch series. Click below to check it out! Are you going to watch the premiere on May 4th?

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If Ahsoka wasn’t enough for you, how about Ahsoka & Grogu? Hot Toys reveals their DX Series Ahsoka & Grogu (DX21) sixth scale set. Click through for our complete gallery and details!

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Hot Toys announces another addition to their sixth scale DX Series: Ahsoka Tano (DX20) as she appeared in The Mandalorian. Click through for complete details and gallery.

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Let’s take a look at our next Visual Guide, featuring Hunter (TBB01) from The Bad Batch. Click below for our full guide page. Click here for our full review and extended gallery.

Hunter (TBB01) - The Black Series

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Hasbro has a tremendous opportunity to release The Vintage Collection products that everyone wants with very little cost. Contained costs + fan engagement + desperately wanted/needed figures = happiness everywhere. (more….)

    
    

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Click below to check out our full Visual Guide of Bo-Katan Kryze (TM10) from The Black Series [Phase IV] wave 4. We also have a full review of this figure right here.

Bo-Katan Kryze (TM10) - The Black Series

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How Much Fun Is Star Wars Collecting?

Today I want to talk about a very simple thing: fun. On fansites you can find lots of comments by people who sound rather disappointed, sometimes even outright angry, especially after one of Hasbro’s live events. So I wondered: how much fun is Star Wars collecting in this day and age to you? If it’s not much fun or maybe even no fun at all… what makes it no longer fun and why do you still collect? And if it’s fun to you, what exactly makes collecting enjoyable to you? So click through for a discussion about the fun (or lack thereof) of collecting!

Please point at the picture that best describes how you feel about Star Wars collecting

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Review: Jar Jar Binks - TBS6 [L50] - Best Buy Exclusive

You can get the general release Jar Jar Binks for $20 or less with more accessories, or pay $29.99 for the Best Buy Exclusive Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary Jar Jar Binks with fewer accessories. Your choice. (more….)

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Toy Run Tuesday #90 - Republic Commado

This week I’ve been playing a new Star Wars video game. Well, new to me as I never had the chance to play it before it’s re-release this week. I know this one is a favorite among Star Wars fans and gamers, and after dumping probably 6 hours or more into it this week, I can see why! Now if I could only get ahold of the Delta Squad 4 pack without giving up my kidney… Click here to share with us what you’ve been collecting this week!

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Check out Gentle Giant’s latest reveal: Death Watch Trooper Mini Bust, from The Mandalorian. You can see the full gallery on their Facebook page.

   

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Our next Visual Guide update from The Black Series [Phase IV] is the Elite Squad Trooper, another figure from the upcoming The Bad Batch series. Click below to check out the full guide page. And, you can also read all about this figure in our full review.

Crosshair (TBB02) - The Black Series

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After a long term of availability, the Incinerator Trooper finally went Out of Stock for a while. Now, it’s currently listed back in stock for those interested. You can also still pick up a few of the exclusive TVC carbonized figures.

  

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Review: Battle Droid - TBS6 [L50] - Best Buy Exclusive

What reason could there be that Hasbro didn’t tweak the paint operations on this figure to create a unique Battle Droid for The Black Series [Lucasfilm 50] line? Oh well. It’s a Best Buy exclusive.. (more….)

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Up next for our Visual Guide updates is wave 4 from The Black Series [Phase IV]. Click below to check out Crosshair (TBB02) from the upcoming The Bad Batch series. You can also read our full review of this figure right here.

Crosshair (TBB02) - The Black Series

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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 Lyra Erso (#193) and Admiral Motti (#194). 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.

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Review: Mace Windu - TBS6 [L50] - Best Buy Exclusive

The Black Series [Lucasfilm 50] Mace Windu is another excellent release. The Photo Real looks different this time. It’s a Best Buy exclusive.. (more….)

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Review: Qui-Gon Jinn - TBS6 [L50] - Best Buy Exclusive

Did you know The Black Series [Lucasfilm 50] Qui-Gon Jinn has a newly retooled head sculpt? They eliminated the “floating eyeballs” feature and completely repainted the figure. It’s gorgeous. It’s almost sad it’s a Best Buy exclusive.. (more….)

Qui-Gon Jinn

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The Vintage Collection Gaming Greats sub-line was perhaps the best announcement from the Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest presentation last Friday. And I am one who is eager to purchase them all. One thing is bothering me about them, however. (more….)

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Everyone trying to complete their prisoner’s skiff knows this. Let’s get this figure made! #CompleteTheSkiff #VoteForVelken

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Sigh. I shouldn’t have walked away from Hasbro Pulse’s Fan Fest online event saying “Why does Hasbro hate The Vintage Collection collecting community so much? Why are they completely disengaged from its needs?” But I did. And between the sorry repacks confirmed, to the desperately needed repacks they’re dangling over our heads, I understand why people are fleeing from this scale left and right. The straw that broke the camel’s back for me was the announcement of the re-released Han Solo (Endor) figure. Does Hasbro store any record-keeping of their releases? Do they go to discount outlets? Do they have any indication of what fans want? (more….)

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Visual Guide Update - Vintage Droids (Part 1)

We recently reviewed the Vintage Droids line, but did you know we also updated all our Visual Guides? Click below to check our first batch of updates from the Droids figures.

Artoo Detoo (R2-D2) - Droids   See-Threepio (C-3PO) - Droids   Jann Tosh - Droids

Jord Dusat - Droids   Kea Moll - Droids   Thall Joben - Droids

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Gentle Giant has shared a gallery of their Tessek Mini Bust. Hop over to their Facebook page for the full gallery, or click below for a few samples. 

   

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