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Monthly Archives: December 2019

New Year, New Fun!

Happy new year everyone! It’s already 2020 where I am. And here’s something to have fun with on January 1st after partying tonight! John Boyega is having a great time on Twitter. He tweeted this on December 31st:

Apparently John is not the biggest Reylo fan in the world! Grab some popcorn and head over to the thread on Twitter… some responses by Reylo fans are really angry. And John Boyega is apparently having lots of fun with them. His responses are classy and hilarious. Maybe he was a bit drunk already, maybe he was bored and was looking for some diversion, either way, have a great time reading the comments on Twitter!

 

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Toy Run Tuesday #26 - New Years Resolutions

Welcome back everyone to another Toy Run Tuesday. Only a short break since our last edition which was posted last Thursday. This time, let’s focus on the upcoming year. What goals do you have when it comes to your Star Wars collection? Click through to read a little more, check out a custom I finished this week, and let us know in the comments what you want to do in 2020 with your collection!

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Walmart.com has placed the “Skywalker Saga” figures on sale for Buy One Get One FREE. It brings most of them down to $5 a set. Thanks to JTA reader Derek H. for the alert!

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We finish up our look at Figrin D’an And The Modal Nodes with the Tedn (With Fanfar) (Cantina Band) Collector Series figure. See the full bad in action in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Tedn (With Fanfar) (Cantina Band)

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Toys We Need From The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian was certainly a very toyetic series. Now that the season finale is behind us it is time to look at what figures and vehicles Hasbro could make to make collectors happy! Be warned, this article is somewhat graphics heavy. Also, the list is completely scale-agnostic, so unless noted otherwise all things mentioned here are for both TVC and TBS, no need to debate about scales about here! Now click through for an extensive list of Mandalorian characters and vehicles I think would make for great toys!

Toys for The Mandalorian

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The Emperor Palpatine (Electronic)/Royal Guard Action Collection set gave us our first 12″ Emperor’s Royal Guard figure, but did you know Hasbro made it by using most of the Emperor Palpatine Action Collection figure? Learn more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Emperor Palpatine (Electronic)/Royal Guard

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Again, I don’t get it. The Rise Of Skywalker is barely over a week old now. The attention span for movie marketing is nonexistent. I neglected to post yesterday that TARGET was running a Buy Two Get One Free special on all toys (it has now expired). I managed to get three of the Cave Of Evil three-packs for a decent price. But, I also noticed that TARGET has placed its exclusive Supreme Leader Snoke & Rey Galaxy Of Adventures set and The Black Series [Phase III] C-3PO & Babu Frik on clearance. Also of note, the Cave Of Evil Special Action Figure Set is still $39.99.

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The Walmart exclusive Tech (With Ommni Box) (Cantina Band) Collector Series figure is excellent. See why in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Tech (With Ommni Box) (Cantina Band)

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The final chapter in the Skywalker Saga has only been in theaters for slightly over a week, and there is NOTHING on store shelves to support The Rise Of Skywalker. It feels like we’ve been through this too many times since 2015. And what worries me more is that so many online retailers have plenty of stuff on order claiming it is arriving soon. So, will we go from a barren wasteland to overstock in a short period of time? Click the image below to see what is representative across ALL retailers in my area.

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Quick Update On The Rise Of Skywalker Box Office [UPDATED]

I want to provide a quick update on The Rise of Skywalker box office! Click through for the very latest numbers and a realistic outlook on things!

Updated with the most recent weekend numbers for domestic and worldwide! The box office race between The Rise of Skywalker and The Last Jedi is decided!

The Rise of Skywalker They Fly Now

They fly now?

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Not that we needed a study to tell us this, but it’s official! Star Wars fans are almost impossible to please, says a recently published study in the Journal of Media Psychology. Check it out. NY Post has the story with links to the study

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Esquire ranked the 40 “greatest” Star Wars characters of all time. While I can’t disagree with many of them, there are quite a few head-scratchers here, including L3-37 beating out Luke Skywalker. Check it out, and let us know your Top 10 favorites in our comments!

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The FAO Schwarz exclusive Wedge Antilles & Biggs Darklighter (In Rebel Pilot Gear) Action Collection set is decent but not perfect. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Wedge Antilles & Biggs Darklighter (In Rebel Pilot Gear)

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The Mandalorian Season 2 Coming In Fall 2020!

Jon Favreau tweeted the following a few hours ago, the Mandalorian will return Fall 2020! And then he goes on and teases the return of yet another classic Star Wars alien.

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The Mandalorian season finale has everything! Humor, fan service galore, action, emotional moments, fun – watch it as soon as you can! In chapter 8 our heroes are still trapped inside the building with Moff Gideon and his Imperial Remnants waiting outside, they still want Baby Yoda. And the heroes must find a way to escape! Click through for the spoiler review of this week’s episode!

The Mandalorian S01E08 Redemption

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An Almost Perfect Run Of Undamaged Walmart Deliveries Dies

I just got back home from Christmas vacation to a plethora of packages from online purchases. I have to admit that I have had GREAT luck with Walmart the past couple of months, but this delivery was a setback. Click the image below to see how a sale TVC Luke Skywalker (Yavin Ceremony) arrived. What’s odd is that I added to my cart as an extra to meet minimum FREE delivery requirements, yet, my main order and this arrived in two separate boxes. That’s penny-wise, pound foolish, friends.

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The Ickabel (With Fanfar) (Cantina Band) Collector Series figure is one-sixth of the band uou’ll need to complete the Modal Nodes. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Ickabel (With Fanfar) (Cantina Band)

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Ha! Ha! The Rise Of Skywalker is doing very well at the box office, holding stronger than the art-house project, The Last Jedi. This serves as proof that word is getting out that Disney produced a film for longtime Star Wars fans and not a film that subverts expectations (at least in my mind anyway). Movie Web has the full story.

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Alrighty then! This week in Star Wars was great! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. My wife gifted me a one-of-a kind action figure item, and I’m super excited to add it to the collection! Here’s your chance to share with your fellow Toy Runners your Christmas hauls! Click here to read more. Please share a photo in the comment section!

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Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi - SW [S - P1] - 12 Inch Figure

The Obi-Wan Kenobi 12 Inch Figure from the Star Wars “Saga” [Phase I] line is average. Find out more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Visual Guide Update - BB-19H - Droid Factory

Merry Christmas from JTA and BB-19H! Check him out in our latest Visual Guide update! And, read all about him in our latest review!

BB-19H - Droid Factory

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The Vintage Collection Deals Available On Walmart.com

Walmart.com has several The Vintage Collection figures available for under $7.00, including Klaatu (Skiff Guard) ($5.99) and Range Trooper ($4.99). Click through to browse through their TVC stuff and see if you can grab any other deals! Some of these are via 3rd party seller Kid’s Warehouse. 

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JTA Wishes You A Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year!

The staff here at Jedi Temple Archives wishes you and your family a very healthy, happy and Merry Christmas!

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government will be upon His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)

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Review: BB-19H - Droid Factory [Merry Christmas 2019!]

Merry Christmas! Let’s check out the latest Disney Droid Factory “holiday” astromech! BB-H19 is the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

BB-H19

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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 Supreme Leader Snoke (#59) and Plo Koon (#60). 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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A Closer Look At The Rise Of Skywalker's Box Office

While opinion on The Rise of Skywalker seems to be once more split, with some people loving the movie, and others criticizing it, it’s maybe time to take a closer look at the box office again, the only objective measure we have for commercial success. We not only have numbers for North America now, but also the most important foreign markets. So click through for a detailed look at domestic and worldwide opening weekend box office performance, including some charts!

Rey in The Rise of Skywalker

Rey may be rising, the box office does not

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We continue looking at the Modal Nodes Collector Series figures. Let’s move along with Doikk Na’ts (With Fizzz) (Cantina Band) 12 Inch Figure. It’s awesome! Check it out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Doikk Na'ts (With Fizzz) (Cantina Band)

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Well, well, well. It looks like Forbes has someone aside from Scott Mendelson to offer an opinion about The Rise of Skywalker (thank the Maker)! Eric Cain, who oversees game segments on Forbes, gives the film high praise and probably offers proof that the film is more like a live-action video game than anything else. Check it out! Special thanks to my best friend jerk, Chris S. for the alert.

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TFA And TLJ Are Why We Can't Have Nice Things For TROS

The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi were merchandising killers. There I said it. (more….)

   

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TVC Obi-Wan Kenobi (TCW) Also Available On Amazon!

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ICYMI, The Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi from The Vintage Collection line is also available for pre-order at Amazon. This was one of the hottest figures in the original TVC lineup in 2012/2013. The image below DOES NOT reflect Photo Real update.

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In what serves as evidence to what makes a TERRIBLE repack in The Vintage Collection, Hasbro has placed the Han Solo (Echo Base) figure at a LOW $5.97 with Prime. Limit of three per person. Get it while it’s hot

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The Vintage Collection Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues) is available to pre-order on Amazon. This figure update will receive Photo Real, and sadly NOT the alternate Kenner card back which we begged Hasbro to do for some of the repacks to help make things interesting! (Image below DOES NOT reflect Photo Real update.)

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The Toys R Us exclusive Princess Leia (In Boushh Disguise) & Han Solo (In Carbonite) 12 Inch Figures set is pretty nice and holds up well today. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Princess Leia (In Boushh Disguise) & Han Solo (In Carbonite)

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Topps Star Wars Living Set (Week 29) - Dormé & The Child

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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 Dormé (#57) and The Child (#58). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week.

 

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: Yak Face - POTF - 1985

Review: Death Star Trooper - POTJ - Action Collection

By the time the Star Wars line transitioned into the Power Of The Jedi line, Hasbro chose some interetsing characters for the Action Collection line. Death Star Trooper was one of them. Check out this bounty hunter in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Death Star Trooper

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Sponsor Announcement: Brian's Toys

Our friends and sponsor Brian’s Toys sends in their latest newsletter

Merry Christmas from everyone here at Brian’s Toys!  Enjoy $15,$25, or even $50 off with orders through www.brianstoys.com.  Also check out some new product we have just received and more high grade/rarer AFA carded Vintage Star Wars.

Brian's Toys

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: Imperial Dignitary - POTF - 1985

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Order the Amazon exclusive The Black Series Chewbacca & C-3PO set now for only a little while longer at $34.99!

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Review: 4-LOM - POTJ - Action Collection

By the time the Star Wars line transitioned into the Power Of The Jedi line, Hasbro was producing some fantastic background characters for the Action Collection line. 4-LOM was one of them. Check out this bounty hunter in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

4-LOM

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TVC Tatooine Skiff - Amazon Deal Of The Day - Only $23.99!

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The Vintage Collection Tatooine Skiff is the Deal of the Day at Amazon today. Get it for only $23.99, which is nearly 50% off! Thanks to all who wrote in to share this news!

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You can now order the Walgreens exclusive The Black Series Clone Commander Obi-Wan Kenobi at Walgreens.com again for only $14.99. Limit 5 per person at this price! Thanks to all those that wrote in to let us know!

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: A-Wing Pilot - POTF - 1985

There is much to discuss with the final entry in the “Skywalker Saga.” The Rise Of Skywalker may cause a strong disturbance in the Force, or at least among fans. Could The Rise Of Skywalker be as divisive as The Last Jedi? Or will it bring balance to the fandom again? Healing rifts? BE WARNED, THE REVIEW REVEALS EVERYTHING. So only click through for the spoiler review if you saw the movie or love spoilers.

One more thing: the review is just my own personal opinion. Whether you agree or disagree with me – leave a constructive comment so we can have a good discussion!

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Pre-order 9-Film Star Wars Saga At Best Buy

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Best Buy has listed a 9-film set on 4K of the Skywalker Saga. While not officially announced, you can pre-order right now. Special thanks to JTA reader Matt M. for the alert!

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UPDATE: the estimates for the 3-day opening weekend are in! The Rise of Skywalker has a $175.5 million opening weekend which is at the lowest end of industry estimates and is the upper limit of my previously posted own estimates based on YouTube trailer views!

While this is a very strong opening, the question is if Disney will be ultimately happy with the lowest opening for any of the sequel trilogy movies. The Last Jedi made about $45 million more on its opening weekend in 2017. Click through for the original story!

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Let’s check out the next member of the Modal Nodes, Nalan (With Bandfill). Check out this Walmart exclusive Collector Series 12 Inch Figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Nalan (With Bandfill)

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I just got back from watching The Rise Of Skywalker, and I know MANY of you are dying to see what I thought of it. Are you sure you want to know? Then click through for more.

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The Rise of Skywalker officially opens on December 20th, but most hardcore fans around the world are seeing it on the many earlier screenings as we speak, and for the USA, tonight. If you are itching to discuss what you’ve seen then this is the page for you! We will be bringing you a full review of the movie tomorrow (once we’ve had time to fully digest it after a few more viewings) to discuss the technical and analytical aspects of the film, but use this article to release your energy and excitement for the film. Feel free to discuss ANYTHING you want about it! Post your thoughts, comments, reviews, and every spoiler-ridden comment you’ve been dying to scream out from the top of your lungs. Just please keep the discussion friendly and don’t attack others for their views! This is a spoiler-full safe zone! Team JTA is watching the movie RIGHT NOW, but you don’t have to wait for us to get started with the fun!

Warning: Expect every last spoiler from The Rise of Skywalker to be revealed here. You’ve been forewarned!

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Preview night is here, and The Road to the Rise of Skywalker ends here! We have our final look at some of the popular media formats promoting The Rise of Skywalker with a nice collection of promotional posters, from the first teaser poster to the amazing artist posters recently featured on the official Star Wars Twitter page. Check out over 30 posters showcased over the last few months on the Road to The Rise of Skywalker!

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One day late the latest Mandalorian spoiler review is now online! This episode was just brilliant. The Mandalorian receives an offer from Greef Carga that he cannot refuse and then events unfold that will lead us directly into the season 1 finale, and what a rollercoaster ride it is. Read my spoiler review by clicking here or the banner below!

The Mandalorian

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Are Star Wars Fans To Blame For Everything?

It seems that some media outlets and some fans are trying to blame The Rise of Skywalker’s mixed results on fans, and here the “whiny” Original Trilogy fans, also members of the “Fandom Menace”, all the fans who loudly complained about the treatment of Original Trilogy characters in the sequels. They prevented the other fans from enjoying the “new” Star Wars, and in the end convinced Lucasfilm to try to appease the old fanbase with The Rise of Skywalker.

But is that so? I disagree. Why? Click through for a discussion, a discussion about fandom and why blaming certain parts of fandom is dishonest and trying to deflect from the actual issues. This essay is not 100% spoiler-free, so if you haven’t seen The Rise of Skywalker you may want to return here once you did! Everyone else: click through for the world’s best piece of Harry Potter fanfiction ever! Yes, we are going to read some Harry Potter fanfiction! Written by me. And I am the bestest writer evar! Trust me! 😀

Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione Weasley

They are back!

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Review: Marvel The Rise of Kylo Ren - Chapter One

Before you see The Rise of Skywalker I highly recommend you check out our review of Marvel The Rise of Kylo Ren. Want to know more about the Knights of Ren? Want to know WHAT a Ren is? Want to see what REALLY happened at Luke’s Jedi Temple? Or how about when Ben Solo met his new Master? Well, all this and more can be found in our review of issue #1. So far, this series looks like it will answer a lot of the questions the Sequel Trilogy has left out thus far. Be sure to leave your thoughts after you check it out and keep an eye out for our review of Marvel Star Wars: Empire: Ascendant coming soon! Click here to check out The Rise of Kylo Ren now!

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Let’s check out the KB Toys exclusive Boba Fett (Electronic) Action Collection 12 Inch Figure. It’s a step up from their first version. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Boba Fett (Electronic)

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: Warok - POTF - 1985

If you hurry, Kids Warehouse has some great deal on The Vintage Collection, including $5.99 Klaatu (Skiff Guard) figures! Special thanks to JTA reader Ed D. for the alert!

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The Road To The Rise of Skywalker Day 2: Magazine Covers

Next up for our look at different media formats leading up to Thursday’s early premiere of The Rise of Skywalker here in the U.S. is a collection of some of the popular magazine covers promoting the movie. There are many, many magazines featuring The Rise of Skywalker, but here are some of the most popular that have promoted the franchise over the years. Get the full gallery after the jump!

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The Rise Of Skywalker Spoiler-Free Impression

I have just returned from the 10 am showing of The Rise of Slywalker here in Germany, where the movie opened today. And I am here to tell you if you may or may not enjoy the movie, what kind of fan may enjoy the movie. And I will provide a very short first impression! This article is 100% spoiler-free, so click through for my brief impression!

The Rise of Skywalker Tomatometer

The critics have mixed feelings, apparently

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Let’s check out the FAO Schwarz exclusive Grand Moff Tarkin & Imperial Gunner (With Interrogator Droid) Collector Series 12 Inch Figure two-pack set. It’s very nice. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Grand Moff Tarkin & Imperial Gunner (With Interrogator Droid)

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For the next few days as we build up to this Thursdays opening night release of The Rise of Skywalker here in the U.S. we are going to take a look at a few of the many media formats used to promote the release. First up, let’s check out the trailer release cards featured on the Topps Star Wars Card Trader App. Click through for a gallery featuring all 20 cards. Special thanks to JTA staffer Colin for collecting and compiling these!

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: EV-9D9 - POTF - 1985

Here is a sad story. $10 Tatooine Skiffs. $3 TVC figures. $20 TBS helmets. Hasbro is holding a two day warehouse sale in Carlisle, PA and they have great deals on some recent collectibles. Why didn’t they offer these deals online to all collectors? Imperial Holocron has the full story.

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Toy Run Tuesday #24 - Fallen Order and A New Hope

Welcome back to another Tuesday, everyone. This time I got a figure from A New Hope and made a custom figure from Jedi: Fallen Order. Click through to check out photos!

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JTA reader Mike lets us know that you can use the ‘Compare Sellers‘ option on Walmart.com to get the TVC Imperial Stormtrooper directly from Walmart for $12.93! Hurry, as this stock probably will sell through fast! I just checked and as of right now it is still available!

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Hot Toys announces the 1/6 scale Remnant Stormtrooper (TMS011) from The Mandalorian. Click through for the full gallery and specs…

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Let’s check out the C-3PO (Electronic)/R2-D2 (Electronic) Action Collection 12 Inch Figure two-pack set. It’s pretty cool. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

C-3PO (Electronic)/R2-D2 (Electronic)

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The Rise Of Skywalker Premiere Spoiler Discussion

Maybe a few of you will look for movie spoilers tonight, we’re bound to get at least some following the premiere of the movie in Los Angeles. Actually, we already do have some spoilers! So I thought we may have a support group. Let’s talk about all the spoilery things you want to talk about and how these spoilers affect your expectations. Anyone who doesn’t want to know anything should avoid the article! Anyone else, please click through.

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JJ Abrams: "You Can't Look At Fans As An Adversary"

JJ Abrams was a guest on “Popcorn with Peter Travers” last Friday and he had a few things to say about Star Wars fans and criticism of his movies. Click through for a few quotes from the 25-minute interview!

JJ Abrams and Peter Travers

JJ Abrams and Peter Travers

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What Is Your Star Wars Figure Of The Year 2019?

Before we will probably talk for a while about The Rise of Skywalker, I think it’s the perfect time now to look back at 2019. What is your favorite Star Wars (action) figure released in 2019? And by that I mean an actual figure, including Funko Pop!, Hot Toys, Black Series, The Vintage Collection, SH.Figuarts or anything else that is a figure.
That excludes LEGO, playsets, vehicles and the Barge. I thought it would be boring if 90% of people or so said “The Barge”, which is most certainly one of the best Star Wars toys ever made, but it’s not an action figure. So let’s talk about figures! Please try to pick only one figure, even if it may be difficult to choose. And please try to post a photo as well! And maybe you tell us why this figure in particular is your most favorite of 2019.

Star Wars figures released in 2019

Star Wars figures released in 2019

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‘Tis the season to swap figure parts. Look at what this unscrupulous collector did to the Luke Skywalker (Ceremonial Outfit) figure. Special thanks to JTA reader Rogue1138 for the report and image.

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Review: Emperor Palpatine - POTF2 [G/FF] - Action Collection

Let’s check out the Emperor Palpatine Action Collection 12 Inch FIgure. It’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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Kathleen Kennedy Talks About The Future Of Star Wars

The LA Times released a lengthy article about Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars on Sunday. Of particular interest is the following section, which talks about the potential future of Star Wars on the big screen:

While the “Skywalker” saga is ending, the company won’t abandon the characters created in the most recent trilogy. Additionally, she said, the plan is to move beyond trilogies, which can be restricting.

“I think it gives us a more open-ended view of storytelling and doesn’t lock us into this three-act structure,” she said. “We’re not going to have some finite number and fit it into a box. We’re really going to let the story dictate that.”

So what could that mean? Click through for a discussion!

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Kylo Ren & Rey

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Star Wars: Behind Closed Doors Premiere On REELZ 8 PM ET/PT

In a galaxy far far away, light and dark did battle and legends were born. Join Natalie Morales on REELZ as she reveals the secrets of the Star Wars universe. A universe Hollywood thought would be a flop! Watch Star Wars: Behind Closed Doors, only on REELZ, tonight.

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The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ line is flourishing, but that doesn’t mean that Hasbro isn’t still actively playing catch up as we speak. We looked at glaringly absent characters from the Original Trilogy in the 6″ line. Now let’s look at the Prequel Trilogy. Click through and see if you agree with our list, and be sure to leave your thoughts about this in the comments!

              

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There were some pretty amazing 12 Inch Figure exclusive during The Power Of The Force “2” era. Let’s look at the TARGET exclusive Han Solo (As Prisoner)/Carbonite Block (With Frozen Han Solo) two-pack. It’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Han Solo (As Prisoner)/Carbonite Block (With Frozen Han Solo)

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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 Finn (#55) and Imperial Pilots (#56). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week.

 

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Check out our rare vintage that we have just added this week!  Are they too much?  Well we also added some loose AFA figures that are great too!  Also get ahead by placing the pre-orders for the Mandalorian and Count Dooku FX lightsaber!

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Hey, check it out! I guess the First Edition figures didn’t make it out to stores as expected. I know I barely found them. Entertainment Earth is taking pre-orders for the “white boxes” of the first Triple Force Friday wave of The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ figures. Pre-order them while you can!

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Get Wave 18 of The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ line for less than $7 a figure at Entertainment Earth! It looks like they changed the link last night which broke ours. But click below for the savings!

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The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ line is flourishing, but that doesn’t mean that Hasbro isn’t still actively playing catch up as we speak. However, we can’t help but notice at least 15 characters that were released in the classic vintage Kenner line that Hasbro has yet to produce for the modern 6″ line. Click through and see if you agree with our list, and be sure to leave your thoughts about this in the comments!

              

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As Hasbro was winding up the 12 Inch FIgures line, they produced some of the nicest figures in the entire line. Garindan (Mos Eisley Cantina) is a case and point example of this. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Garindan (Mos Eisley Cantina)

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Get Wave 18 of The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ line for less than $7 a figure at Entertainment Earth!

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It is time to become more active and show Hasbro that there is support and love for the 3.75″ line. Let’s no longer wait for Hasbro to announce the product but get involved! Kenner started it all in the 70s with the 3.75″ line, and this is still what most fans want to collect. However, we see a lot of re-issues, but there could be done a lot more to keep capturing the magic of Star Wars and keep collecting alive.

Rogue One is one of the fans’ favorite movies but didn’t see too much love yet in terms of products. General Merrick participated in the Alliance’s acquisition of the Galactic Empire’s plans to their ultimate weapon, the Death Star, in the Battle of Scarif, flying as leader of Blue Squadron in a T-65B X-Wing Starfighter.

The blue squadron is missing in the lineup of Hasbro’s X-Wings. Show your support and sign this petition to have Hasbro produce Merrick and his X-Wing in The Vintage Collection line. Hasbro should produce Merrick in The Vintage Collection packaging, and they should either include him carded with the X-Wing as they did with Jabba’s Palace, or produce both separately boxed and carded.

May the Force be with us.
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We reached out to Walmart about the pricing for the VC140 Stormtrooper, and it’s now set back to $12.93 from Walmart.com. Hurry before their stock is out again!

Update: Gone! Keep checking back!

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This week the Mandalorian once more has a stand alone adventure. He needs credits and reaches out to an old buddy for a job. But the job turns out to be more than the Mandalorian wished for. And as if that is not enough, he also meets someone from his past. Click on the banner below to read my spoiler review and general thoughts about chapter 6 “The Prisoner”!

The Mandalorian Chapter 6 - The Prisonder

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Review: Chewbacca & C-3PO - TBS6 [P3] - Amazon Exclusive

The Amazon exclusive Chewbacca & C-3PO two-pack gives us the greatest versions of both characters in 6″ scale. You’re going to love this set, but not its price. Find out more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Chewbacca & C-3PO

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: Barada - POTF - 1985

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While it wasn’t a Best Buy exclusive, the AT-ST Raider was initially exclusively available at Best Buy. Apparently there is a distinct difference. Whatever the case, you can now pick up the AT-ST Raider on Amazon.com. Thanks to JTA reader Shawn for the alert!

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We all knew this was coming, and here they all are! From The Black Series to plushies, to mugs, Baby Yoda merchandise is here. Check out everything over at Entertainment Earth!

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A brand new The Rise of Skywalker trailer was just posted on the official Star Wars Facebook page, it includes an entirely new scene from near the beginning of the movie, plus a few other shots, but the new scene is what people will talk about.

It not only confirms the Reddit leaks even more, it also confirms fan theories. If you want to know more, click through. If not, stay away and buy some Baby Yoda merchandise instead!

The Rise of Skywalker trailer

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BREAKING NEWS: Hasbro Baby Yoda Toys Announced!

Dork Side Toys just released their new newsletter and out of nowhere they announced new Baby Yoda toys from Hasbro! Click through for all the details and photos!

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Another New Special Looks At The Rise Of Skywalker!

We have another new nostalgia-filled special look at The Rise of Skywalker, courtesy of Amazon, which contains a few new scenes and some old BTS footage of the Original Trilogy. There is one scene in there that was pretty nice to see concerning some old friends. While there are no serious spoilers beyond what has been shown in the trailers you may want to skip this one if you’ve been avoiding those. The video is actually a “secret” and you have to search #TheRiseOfSkywalker on Amazon or by telling Alexa “Alexa, The Force will be with you always, but here’s the link so you don’t have to do that. You’ve been warned, so click here to take a look!

 

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How Do You Feel About Star Wars In 2019?

In four days The Rise of Skywalker has its world premiere in Hollywood. Has it really only been four short years since The Force Awakens was released? And now the “Skywalker Saga” comes to a close. A saga 42 years in the making. 
I think it’s the perfect time to not just look back or look forward, but to also talk about how we feel about Star Wars as a whole now. And by that I don’t just mean the movies, I mean everything. The movies, the toys, games, books and comics. How do you feel about Star Wars as a whole, in 2019, one week before the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga opens in theaters. Are you happy? Do you no longer really care? Are you sad? Are you angry? How much does Star Wars mean to you still? Are you looking forward to new content? New toys? New shows? New movies? New books? Has something changed about how you feel about Star Wars in the past few years? Where do you see Star Wars in another 5 or 10 years? Do you think you will still be a part of fandom then?
So let’s all come together and share our thoughts and feelings about Star Wars. What it still means to us and what it will mean to us in the future. And remember, there is no “right” or “wrong” feeling, what you feel is what you feel.

Star Wars emotions

Star Wars emotions

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Watch the Coolest Toy Ad Since the 80s!

Megalopolis toys posted an ad on their Facebook page about a week ago. It was just shared in the Vintage Collection group on Facebook by Jeffery H, so thanks to him for bringing it to our attention. This is why so many of us love The Vintage Collection! Click here to watch the video.

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Review: D-O/R5-2JE/R6-LE5/R2-SHP - Droid Factory

The D-O/R5-2JE/R6-LE5/R2-SHP Droid Factory four-pack concentrates on four new droids from Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Most of them are quite nice, and it’s the only way to secure a 3.75″ version of D-O at the moment. Check this set out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

D-O/R5-2JE/R6-LE5/R2-SHP

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You can pre-order The Vintage Collection Clone Trooper (VC45) on Amazon. Special thanks to JTA reader Mark for the alert!

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Pre-Order The New Hot Toys Sixth Scale Jet Troopers

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Sideshow Collectibles has both the Jet Trooper and the Sith Jet Trooper sixth scale figures up for pre-order. Click below for each pre-order page. 

   

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The Black Series [Phase III] Chewbacca & C-3PO Amazon exclusive is IN STOCK with Next Day delivery fro Prime members!

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The following story is NOT fake news! Burger King Germany has a really weird Star Wars promotion going on (which is apparently not supported by Disney). You can get a free Whopper if you are willing to open the (German) Burger King app, click a button to get a spoiler for The Rise of Skywalker and then read it out loud. Actually, the app has voice recognition and will give you a coupon if you read it out loud at home so you don’t really have to read it out loud to a BK employee behind the counter as the video suggests.
Burger King Germany even has a video on their official YouTube channel that explains it all. However, the restaurant you see, with the extremely spoilery menu names, was specifically made to look like that for the video. So it’s only that one restaurant that had the spoilery menu names. Even the food had spoilers, the fries, the straws, the packaging, the shirts worn by employees. All the normal Burger King restaurants still look the same, however! And it’s apparent that Burger King got all their leaks from JediPaxis on Reddit. What a weird world we live in! You can watch the extremely spoilery (if you can read German!) Burger King video here! Don’t click it if you can read German and want to know nothing! Has anything like that ever happened anywhere before? Is this peak spoiler culture? To quote McDonald’s: “I’m lovin’ it”.

Burger King Star Wars menu names

The menus were renamed just in one restaurant for the video. This is the blurred version.

 

 

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In anticipation of the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, InsuretheGap.com committed themselves to working out the cost to insure the famous ships from the films. Turns out, it would cost Han Solo a lot more than anticipated to insure the Millennium Falcon!

All 8 ships have been given a profile, considering weight, size and other factors. Combined with pilot/owner’s profiles, InsuretheGap.com was able to create an algorithm to work out the annual insurance cost.

  • The Millennium Falcon – $544,339
  • X-34 Landspeeder – $714
  • Slave I – $222,740

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TBS6 [P3] Enfys Nest/Swoop Bike $50 OFF - It's Only $9.00!

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The Black Series [Phase III] Enfy Nest Swoop Bike is ONLY $9.00 at Hasbro’s eBay Store. Get it while it’s hot! ONE PER PERSON! Special thanks to JTA reader Frank C. for the alert!

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Hot Toys announces the 1/6 scale Jet Trooper (MMS561) from The Rise of Skywalker. Click through for the full gallery and specs

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Some of the finest 12″ figures produced by Hasbro came early in the Kenner/Hasbro Star Wars line. Figrin D’an (With Kloo Horn) (Cantina Band) is an example of Hasbro’s best. It still holds up excellently today. Check the figure out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Figrin D'an (With Kloo Horn) (Cantina Band)

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The Jabba’s Palace Adventure Playset is now more than 50% off the original MSRP! Don’t let this deal pass you by!

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The Rise Of Skywalker - How Much Money Will It Make?

Estimating box office has become very important in Hollywood. They usually know a few weeks or even months in advance how a movie is going to perform. Various sources are used, social media, trend data and trailer views, to name the most common sources. JTA regular 80sRobot posted a few estimates of his own in the comments recently, based solely on YouTube trailer views. A recent study by a tracking company has found that YouTube trailer views are a predictor for box office success, to a certain degree, so this seems like a valid approach. Based on this I thought it might be fun to see if we here on JTA can make our own estimates about the success of The Rise of Skywalker at the box office and took a closer look at YouTube trailer views and box office success. Spoiler: The Rise of Skywalker will most likely perform worse than The Last Jedi. Why? Click through to find out!

The Rise of Skywalker movie poster

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After discovering all of the Walmart discounts today, I checked out a few products to check out the reviews. I couldn’t help but notice that there is a disclaimer on most reviews that notes that the reviews were written when the customer was visiting Hasbro and that the “review was collected as part of a promotion.” Also of note, the reviews are very general and not too specific. Does anyone else find this odd? Is this a new technique of which I am not aware? Read through them all. Many have a weird voice/tone to them.

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Well, after the $10 Five Below finds, the $16.99 Kids Warehouse Discount, and now Ollie’s $19.99 special, (as well as multiple unmentioned flash-sales on Amazon), I think it’s safe to say that The Vintage Collection Imperial Combat Assault Tank was a colossal failure. Even if it’s time to discount the vehicle in the line, there shouldn’t be this many units available for these give-away prices. Hey, if we can rip The Black Series [Phase III] First Order Elite TIE Fighter 6″ vehicle a new one, we should be able to do it for a TVC item too. Special thanks to JTA reader Ed. D. for the latest Ollie’s news.

P.S. I do want to be COMPLETELY transparent and state I never saw this vehicle at retail ONCE. So, maybe it’s NOT a great comparison to the 6″ First Order Elite TIE Fighter. At least the latter was found EVERYWHERE before it hit clearance EVERYWHERE.

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If you’ve been holding off on grabbing the Mystery Box or couldn’t find it on the shelves alone, the Black Series 6″ Target Exclusive First Order Elite Snowtrooper is now in stock online! And Target is also doing their “spend $50 save $10 or spend $100 and save $25” deal right now, so it’s a good time to grab some of your missing items from Target (and yes, all of The Child pre-orders count for this deal).

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Walmart.com Sale On Star Wars Toys With GOA 50% Off

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The five-inch Galaxy of Adventures figures are currently 50% off at Walmart.com. You may also want to look through their other sections as other stuff is marked down too, such as the gold Commemorative Collection for $9.99 each

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I had a pretty good week when it comes to collecting. I took a trip an hour south to Tucson, AZ, and went to a wonderful swap meet. Some of my favorite vendors had vamoosed, unfortunately, but there were still a couple toy vendors with decent Star Wars merchandise. I also watched A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi, which marks the first time my son has gotten to watch the original trilogy (although he’s 2 so he ran around for a lot of it and went to be 3/4ths of the way through each movie, but boy did he like R2-D2!). In any case, click here to see a few photos of this week’s collecting finds!

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Review: Sith Trooper - TROS - 12-Inch Figure

There are The Rise Of Skywalker shampoo bottles! Let’s check out the Sith Trooper! It looks cool and we compared it against the other scaled figures. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Sith Trooper

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Hasbro's eBay Store Has A Ton Of Stuff On Sale!

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Hasbro put a ton of stuff on their eBay store on sale for Green Monday. Check out the deals! Special thanks to JTA reader Justin for the alert!

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Sponsor Announcement: Tilman's Toys

JTA sponsor Tilman’s Toys checks in with their latest announcement…

Just a quick post to let everyone know that we have all in-stock waves of The Black Series figures on Sale, as well as a few The Black Series Archive figures on sale. We also still have upcoming The Vintage Collection and The Black Series figures up for preorder. Also, don’t forget, JTA Readers can use discount code JTA10 to receive an additional 10% off, including sale items!

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If you care about variations and you ordered The Vintage Collection Princess Leia Organa (Yavin) figure from Hasbro Pulse, it’s a good bet you were shipped VC164. Also, VC150 is showing up at Walmart now (just found it yesterday).

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John Boyega Talks About Star Wars And His Future

John Boyega is one of the few Star Wars main actors who is still on social media. And a while ago he promised fans that he would absolutely speak his mind once all is said and done. It seems John is beginning to make good on his promise, because in a lengthy interview with Hypebeast he not only talks about his various upcoming projects, but also how he feels about Star Wars. So click through for a few quotes. It’s certainly always interesting to hear what one of the main actors thinks of the sequels (so far).

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John Boyega as Finn in The Last Jedi, with Kelly Marie Tran as Rose

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Pre-order the “third” The Rise Of Skywalker wave of The Black Series [Phase III] figures at Entertainment Earth!

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Pre-order the “third” The Rise Of Skywalker wave of The Vintage Collection figures at Entertainment Earth!

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One Last Potential The Rise Of Skywalker Spoiler

We’re only a few days away from The Rise of Skywalker. I will actually see the movie next week on Wednesday, the movie opens in Europe on December 18th, only two days after the world premiere in Hollywood. Expect more leaks to come and confirmation of whether or not they are actually true very soon. And I want to discuss one such leak, even if not technically speaking a leak, today.

Dan Mindel, director of photography for The Rise of Skywalker, posted a photo on his Instagram, which was deleted a short time later. And this photo may contain some very crucial information. And the fact that the photo was deleted a short time later may actually confirm that the photo was never supposed to be posted, because it’s very spoilery. Anyone who wants to see it and discuss leaks in general, please click through! Anyone else should avoid this article! You will be spoiled if you click through!

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Review: C-3PO - GOA - Five Inch Figure

The C-3PO Galaxy Of Adventures figure is a decent release, but it has some imperfections. Check it out in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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We continue our The Black Series Visual Guide updates, filling a few final holes in the last few waves. First up is Obi-Wan Kenobi (Padawan) from wave 21. Click below to see this repacked figure in our full Visual Guide, and make sure to also check out our full review of this figure in case you missed it.

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Padawan) (85) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Although The Vintage Collection Boba Fett periodically shows out of stock at Walmart online, it also frequently shown as available from a third-party seller (for a VERY EXPENSIVE PRICE; usually around $36+). However, if you look for the other buying options, you’ll also see it’s available from Walmart too. If you click Compare Sellers (including Walmart), you then have an option to add Boba Fett to your cart for the $12.93 MSRP! It worked for me and I received mine today. (I wanted to ensure it worked before posting.) I could have ordered a dozen if I wanted to, but only when it shows in stock from a third party seller. Best of luck! As of the time of this post, you can order the figure.

Update: Looks like it’s back in stock again when you click the ‘Compare’ option. 

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If you’re interested, tunghori has listed the TVC Princess Leia Organa (Yavin) figure loose. If you’re not into the packaging variants but only want the new head sculpt and arms, then this might be your best option. The figure has been a bit difficult to find at retail at the moment. Special thanks to friend and JTA reader Mark for the alert! P.S. tunghori ALSO has listed the Leia Organa (Sandstorm Outfit) figure loose too!

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Walmart Exclusive TVC Luke Skywalker (Yavin) Still $6.99!

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With all of the crazy Black Friday and Cyber Monday hoopla, it appears many of you missed out or didn’t know about the TVC Luke Skywalker (Yavin) Walmart exclusive figure for $6.99. It’s still that price if you’re interested. Thanks to all who wrote in reminding us that this deal probably didn’t make it out there fully.

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Review: Han Solo - GOA - Five Inch Figure

The Han Solo Galaxy Of Adventures figure is another fantastic release. See why you’ll want one if you can find one in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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Sponsor Announcement: Brian's Toys

Check out the latest newsletter from JTA sponsor Brian’s Toys…

Check out the hot new character “The Child” from the new series The Mandalorian!  Also received some new Hot Toys and Red 5 Luke X-Wing Vintage Style from Hasbro that are ready to ship!

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The final Triple Force Friday “Carbonized” exclusive added to our Visual Guides is the Walmart exclusive First Order Jet Trooper (99) (Carbonized). Click below for our complete Visual Guide of this figure. We also have a full review of this figure over in our review database.

First Order Jet Trooper (99) (Carbonized) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Our friends at StarWarsFiguren.com have posted images from the convention in Germany. So far, it looks like just 6″ and 5″ figures were revealed. Be sure to check out the Boba Fett, Darth Maul, Sith Jet Trooper and Yoda Galaxy Of Adventures figures (if they ever make it to retail).

         

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Both The Black Series [Phase III] 6″ Sith Jet Trooper and Clone Commander Bly have been officially revealed!

   

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Hasbro, you have treated 6″ collectors very well with the four-decade celebration of 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope. The collection of vintage Kenner-inspired card backs was an interesting take for The Black Series line, but it worked out well because collectors bought them up. Sadly, you provided 3.75″ super-articulated collectors with a paltry line of 3.75″ Titanium figures that were both terrible and a slap in the face. So, can we ask you to do something special for us for 2020, please? (more….)

       

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Watching The Original Star Wars Movie In 2019

As everyone knows the Star Wars Special Editions are the only available versions of the movies. The new 4K versions on Disney+ have tweaked things a bit, improved color grading, there are some minor edits here and there, but they too are the Special Editions of course. Which is just what George Lucas intended. He considers the Special Edition the ultimate edition, the version fans should see. However, many old fans would also like to see the original version of the movies they saw in cinemas back in 1977, 1980 and 1983. The last time these versions were released was in 2006 as mediocre DVD transfers.
However, you can watch the original version of Star Wars even today. Even in 4k! In this article I want to talk about how you could, in theory, watch the original, unadulterated Star Wars movie. In this article I will tell you about two fanmade edits of Star Wars and I will show you several screenshots, so you can see how they differ from each other and the Blu-Ray. However, there are several important caveats. I will address them after the jump! So click through for a trip back in time, when “A New Hope” was simply “Star Wars”.

Original 1977 Lucasfilm Title Card

Original 1977 Lucasfilm Title Card

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That’s right! For a measly 12,200 points on DisneyMovieInsiders.com you can get a pair of tickets to The Rise of Skywalker world premiere in Hollywood on December 16th as week as attendance to the After Party! This is actually an INCREDIBLE deal and it’s pretty easy to come up with that many points if you know where to look. Not sure how many of these are available, but I’m sure they’ll go fast. Still can’t get our movie posters from them though 🙁

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After a few glitches and errors, the Spoiler-Free Jedi: Fallen Order Review is now up for your enjoyment! This review is EVERYTHING about the game except for the plot and story. So, if you’re on the fence, planning on playing it soon or just want to know what we think, be sure to check it out! The Spoiler-Filled review will soon follow, so come on in and share your thoughts in the comments, but keep them SPOILER FREE for this one.

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Kenner/Hasbro released exclusive Collector Series figures. One of them was the AT-AT Driver. Let’s look at it in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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Tonight’s “Carbonized” Visual Guide update features the Amazon exclusive Sith Trooper (92) (Carbonized). Click below for our full Visual Guide page. Click here for our full review.

Sith Trooper (92) (Carbonized) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Comparing A New Hope And The Mandalorian

Chapter 5 of The Mandalorian takes the hero and Baby Yoda to Tatooine (we knew that from the posters and various trailers already). I thought it would be fun to compare The Mandalorian’s Tatooine with what we saw in A New Hope. I also take a look at color grading and what has changed here since 1977. So click through for a few comparisons and to see how faitfhfully the show managed to recreate the planet. Very mild spoilers may apply, so people who don’t like even the mildest of spoilers (basically, just set pieces from the first 5 minutes or so from the show) should only click through once they have seen the episode! Everyone else, please go ahead to take a look at Tatooine 1977 vs 2019!

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Scene from A New Hope

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The Jabba’s Palace Adventure Playset is currently marked down to $29.99 as of this post. Get it before it’s gone!

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Today’s Entertainment Earth Doorbuster is The Vintage Collection’s Imperial Combat Assault Tank for 75% off. The deal goes live at 2 PM ET. Make sure to get there a few minutes early, because these doorbusters have been known to go live a minute or two early and sell out fast. Click here to secure your doorbuster deal! This is the final doorbuster from Entertainment Earth this season.

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This week’s The Mandalorian episode takes us back to one of the most famous Star Wars locations of all time! After a space battle with a bounty hunter the Razor Crest needs repairs. So the Mandalorian flies to a nearby planet that we first saw all those years ago, back in 1977, when it all began… Click through to read my spoiler review of the episode and share your thoughts!

The Mandalorian Chapter 5

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Review: Chewbacca - POTF2 [R] - Collector Series

Let’s continue with the Collector Series Chewbacca figure. It’s the worst 12-Inch Figure Hasbro ever produced. See the figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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Starting at 12:01 EST On Friday (Tonight at midnight), the new Columbia Light Side and Dark Side Edition Challenger jackets go on sale. Click here for the launch page. There’s even a countdown clock on the product page to let you know the exact time. You can check out our in-hand look at the Dark Side version right here.

Update: Some sizes are still available as of 6 AM.

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Rise Of The Resistance Sneak Preview

Disney invited a few people to check out the brand new “Rise of the Resistance” ride at Galaxy’s Edge (Walt Disney World). YouTube Channel Ordinary Adventures captured their tour on video. And while not the whole ride could be filmed, the 20 minute video will show you most of the ride, including highlights from the part that is set on the First Order Star Destroyer. Click through for the video and a few more details!

Rise of the Resistance Hangar Bay

Rise of the Resistance Star Destroyer Hangar Bay

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The next “Carbonized” update to our Visual Guides is the GameStop exclusive Second Sister Inquisitor (95) (Carbonized). Click below for our full Visual Guide page. You can also check out our full review on this figure right here.

Second Sister Inquisitor (95) (Carbonized) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Holy cow! The Walmart exclusive Kessel Mine Escape playset is less than $10 at Walmart online. Special thanks to JTA reader and friend Mark for the alert! If you want to know why you need this fun set, see our review of it HERE!

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New First Order Short-Range Evacuation Vehicle Hits eBay!

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A new vehicle has arrived at Disney World in Orlando called the First Order Short-Range Evacuation vehicle. The same vehicle is packed over and over again with a differently colored astromech droid. Talk about frustrating! Thanks to Josh M. for forwarding images from eBay.

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Entertainment Earth Doorbuster: TVC Tatooine Skiff 50% Off!

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Today’s Entertainment Earth Doorbuster is The Vintage Collection’s Tatooine Skiff for 50% off. If you’ve been waiting for a good deal to pick up that second skiff, this might be it! The deal goes live at 2 PM EST. Make sure to get there a few minutes early, because these doorbusters have been known to go live a minute or two early and sell out fast. Click here for today’s doorbuster!

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Review: TIE Fighter Pilot - POTF2 [R] - Collector Series

We’re continuing to look at the Collector Series line. Let’s move ahead with TIE Fighter Pilot again. He’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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This year’s Star Wars-themed Columbia jacket(s) officially goes on sale this Friday starting at 12:01am EST. The last few year’s jackets have sold out FAST, so if you want one you’d better not wait! We had a chance to try out this year’s Dark Side edition a little early. Click through for an in-hand look!

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Our next series of Visual Guides focus on the “Carbonized” retail exclusives featured on Triple Force Friday. First up, let’s look at The Mandalorian (94) (Carbonized). Click below to check out our full Visual Guide for this figure, and also check out our full review right here.

The Mandalorian (94) (Carbonized) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Mark your calendars, because The Mandalorian: Chapter 7 will premiere a few days early, and 1 day ahead of the premiere of The Rise of Skywalker. The penultimate episode will include an exclusive sneak peek at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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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 General Grievous (#53) and Saw Gerrera (#54). Each Tuesday, two new cards will be released and be only available for one week.

 

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Disney+ has announced a new game show for kids to air exclusively on the new streaming platform. Click through for complete details on Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge

Click here to sign up for a 7-day trial of Disney+.

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Review: Admiral Ackbar - POTF2 [R] - Collector Series

After two months of Triple Force Friday products it’s time to return to the Collector Series line. Let’s start it up with Admiral Ackbar again. He’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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New Zealand Mint: 10% OFF Star Wars Gold & Silver Coins!

New Zealand Mint’sHo Ho Ho-liday Sale concludes with 10% off Star Wars Gold or Silver Coins*. There is a huge range to choose from, and they make ideal Christmas gifts – or maybe you just want to treat yourself!

All the coins are legal tender, which means they are all true certified limited editions and come complete with Star Wars-themed packaging and a Certificate of Authenticity!

So, what are you waiting for, this offer is only available until Monday 9 December – hurry over to the New Zealand Mint website now and order yours!

*Offer applies to selected gold and silver Star Wars coins. Excludes new releases, coin notes and bullion coins. Offer ends 10 am Monday 9th December (NZDT). Not valid in conjunction with other offers. While stocks last.

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We are finishing out the Visual Guide updates for wave 22 of The Black Series [Phase III] with Supreme Leader Kylo Ren (90). Click below for our full Visual Guide page. You can also revisit this review over in our review database.

Supreme Leader Kylo Ren (90) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Luke Skywalker fans looking for the ultimate collector’s item can pick up one of 25 signed light side jackets signed by Mark Hamill with the message “May the Force be with you” starting Friday, Dec. 6. They can grab a jacket for $900 with all proceeds going to college access programs and scholarships selected by Hamill.  To purchase, fans can visit one of 4 Columbia-branded retail locations when doors open Friday –  New York, NY; Buena Vista, FL; Downtown Portland Flagship, OR; Minneapolis, MN; and Seattle, WA.

   

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The Mandalorian (Chapter 4) Concept Art Gallery

Here’s a look at the concept art from The Mandalorian Chapter 4: Sanctuary. This was recently featured on the Official Star Wars Twitter page Click through for the full gallery!

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"Baby Yoda" Merchandise Showing Up For Pre-Order

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Get used to this one folks! It’s time to start the Baby Yoda merchandise train! Walmart.com has the new Pop! figures up for pre-order, and the newly announced plush toy does show up in the search results, but when you click on it the page doesn’t yet work. Thanks to JTA reader Craig for the alert! Update: The Plush Yoda pre-order is now also live on Walmart.com. 

Update: Entertainment Earth has pre-order pages ready to go too:

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Mattel To Release "Baby Yoda" Plush Doll In 2020

Mattel will release a “Baby Yoda” plush doll with vinyl head on June 1st 2020. Price will be $24.99. The toy looks just as adorable as the character. And in my opinion this Mattel “Baby Yoda” is superior to the very stylized Funko Pop version – and even cheaper.
However, all of that raises the question if the fact that Mattel is making “Baby Yoda” could be a sign of things to come.
A quick reminder: the Hasbro Star Wars license expires in late 2020. And we’ve had no news at all regarding a license renewal or extension, which is highly unusual, because previously these extensions were announced years in advance.
That being said, it’s not unusual that various other companies are making Star Wars plush dolls. Porgs were made by a number of companies, for example. So it may well be that Hasbro has an electronic “Baby Yoda” toy in the works that can move and make sounds, just like the electronic Porg made by them. It’s therefore not about the fact that Hasbro has no exclusive license to make Star Wars plush toys. But that Mattel is making “Baby Yoda” is certainly interesting, because they didn’t make any plush Porgs back in 2017. So maybe Mattel wants a bigger slice of the Star Wars merchandise pie. And perhaps they want even more.

Mattel Baby Yoda

Mattel Baby Yoda

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Toy Run Tuesday #22 - Offworld Jawas in TVC?

This week in Star Wars I added a couple new customs to my collection. One is the first of four that I will have by the time I am done. Click here to get a taste of what could be in The Vintage Collection.

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Although first available in the Collector Mystery Box, the First Order Elite Snowtrooper is now available by itself at TARGET. See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

First Order Elite Snowtrooper

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More Great Deals At Walmart.com!

Check out The Black Series Best Buy exclusive Heavy Infantry Mandalorian (D2), today’s Visual Guide update. Click below to open the full Visual Guide. Make sure to also read our full review of this figure right here.

Heavy Infantry Mandalorian (D2) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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Don’t even waste your time calling for an adjustment. I did and was denied. But let us know if you’re a lucky collector who acquired a $6.49 TVC Imperial Stormtrooper from Walmart.

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20% Off Sale Site-Wide At Brian's Toys

JTA sponsor Brian’s Toys is having a site-wide 20% off sale that ends today. Click here to take advantage before time runs out!

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Cyber Monday Deals At Entertainment Earth: Up To 80% Off

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Entertainment Earth has plenty of Cyber Monday goodness to check out, including:

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Watch The Q&A With The Cast Of The Rise Of Skywalker

A few hours ago the official Star Wars YouTube Channel livestreamed a Q&A session with most of the principal actors and director JJ Abrams, as usual Adam Driver was not present. And then the interviewer asked the ultimate question: “What was your reaction to the end of the movie?” If you want to avoid potential spoilers you should probably stay away from this article. All else, please click through for more!

The Rise of Skywalker Q&A Livestream

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Pre-Order The Hot Toys Heavy Infantry Mandalorian

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Sideshow Collectibles has opened up pre-orders for the awesome Heavy Infantry Mandalorian Sixth Scale figure. Click here for the pre-order page

 

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TVC Cave Of Evil Yoda Available Loose Once Again!

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If you’re quick, tunghori has once again listed The Vintage Collection. Yoda from the TARGET exclusive Cave Of Evil Special Action Figure Set. This might be the last bite at the apple for this Yoda if you’re not willing to drop $50 for the set. It’s the only figure with noteworthy changes.

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Funko Beats Everyone To The Punch Yet Again

This was inevitable. Fans have been asking for Baby Yoda merchandise ever since the first episode of The Mandalorian was released. And as usual, Funko will be the first to release something, it seems. Funko themselves posted a teaser on their Twitter, but a photo of the actual toy also leaked on Instagram. A Reddit user posted a screenshot of several entries in Target’s database showing two different Baby Yodas: a 10 inch and most likely a regular 6 inch version which both look the same. Price is $29.99 and $8.99 respectively. Expect Baby Yoda early in 2020. Now we wonder when Hasbro and/or Disney will release something, either an action figure with a Baby Yoda accessory or a lifesize doll. Will you get the Funko Pop version?

Funko Baby Yoda

Funko Baby Yoda

 

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The Black Series Emperor Palpatine with Throne currently on Amazon for $27.99.

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Disney+ is running a Cyber Monday special: Save $10 off of an annual subscription. Pick up the full year for $59.99. If you’ve been holding out, this might be a good time to save a little off of your first year. 

 

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Amazon currently has The Vintage Collection Poe Dameron’s X-wing Fighter on sale for $59.99. Thanks to all that wrote in to let us know!

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Cyber Monday At Best Buy: Star Wars Toys On Sale

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Best Buy has marked down many of their Star Wars Toys for Cyber Monday. Click through for the deals! Thanks to JTA reader Lewis for the alert! 

Quite a few Star Wars items are on sale now through December 15th at Best Buy; including the Mandalorian AT-ST Raider, Jabba’s Skiff, several Lego sets, the basic vintage figures, and the Black Series figures. The exclusive IG-11 is included in this, but the heavy Mando isn’t. TVC Luke’s X-Wing is included but sold out. 

There’s also a special promo for 25% off any one toy or collectible. Using that I just got TVC Jabba’s Skiff for a total of $25.31! 

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Pax Vizla was introduced in The Mandalorian and Hasbro has introduced the Heavy Infantry Mandalorian in the toy line, as a Best Buy exclusive. Learn more about this extremely overpriced, yet fantastic, figure in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Heavy Infantry Mandalorian

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Visual Guide Update - Rey & D-O (91) - The Black Series

We have more The Black Series Visual Guide updates, continuing with the Rey & D-O two-pack. Click below to check out our full Visual Guide, and make sure to also stop by and read our full review.

Rey & D-O (91) - The Black Series [Phase III]

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A Quick Word About Knives Out

Even though this is in no way related to Star Wars, it may still be of interest to some Star Wars fans how Rian Johnson’s new movie “Knives Out” is doing at the box office. According to estimates by Box Office Mojo, “Knives Out” will have a $27 million opening weekend. Which makes “Knives Out” the Rian Johnson movie with the best opening weekend (other than “The Last Jedi”).
“Looper” made $20 million in 2012 and the previous two movies “Brothers Bloom” and “Brick” never had a wide release. If we look at ticket sales it’s about $2.6 million tickets in 2012 for “Looper” vs. $2.9 million tickets in 2019 for “Knives Out”. “Knives Out” will probably make more money than “Looper” in the US, however, “Looper” made most of its money overseas, $176 million in total. “Knives Out” is currently at $70 million worldwide, but there are no box office reports from most territories yet.

Fun fact: “Knives Out” had a better opening in China with $13.5 million than “Solo”, which only made $9.5 million.

Knives Out Cast

The cast of Knives Out

 

 

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Amazon Has TBS6 [P3] Cara Dune IN STOCK!

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If you still need the stunning Cara Dune 6″ action figure, Amazon has her IN STOCK!

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The Jabba’s Palace Adventure Playset is currently marked down to $44.67 as of this post. It might be a great time to pick it up!

Update: Marked down to $39.99 $34.99 for Cyber Monday!

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Review: Kylo Ren - Star Wars Toybox (13)

We’re finishing up the latest wave of Disney Star Wars Toybox figures! Let us conclude with Kylo Ren. It’s a good figure. And it’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Kylo Ren

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