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Hasbro will release their Q4/2022 and full year 2022 results on February 16th, but preliminary results were released by the toy company earlier today. And the results are not pretty. As a reaction to the bad numbers Hasbro also announced that they will lay off roughly 15% of their global workforce in 2023, about 1,000 people. So how bad are things? Really bad! Click through for more!
Update: Princess Leia (Boussh) Helmet has also been announced, but the pre-order page on LEGO’s web site is not currently live.
Hasbro has announced their next Fan First Livestream, set for February 1st at 11 AM Eastern. We’ll break down all the news and information next week directly after the livestream.
It’s another expensive repaint, but the Clone Trooper (187th Battalion) figure is not half bad. It’s just been impossible to find. Check out this new addition to The Black Series [Phase IV] line. (more….)
Our next The Black Series [Phase IV] Visual Guide update features Ponda Baba (ANH02). Click below to check out the full Visual Guide! You can also read a full review of this figure in our review database.
Reminiscent of classic school lunchboxes, Regal Robot now has Embossed Metal Plaques featuring iconic, vintage Star Wars poster art. Click here to check them all out!
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 Cassian Andor (#381) and Luthen Rael (#382). 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.
Gentle Giant’s latest Jumbo release features Triple Zero, now available to pre-order at Entertainment Earth. Click here for the pre-order page (with free shipping).
The Bad Batch Twitter feed released another character poster from this past week’s Faster episode, featuring the droid pilot TAY-0. Click below for the full image.
Marc D’Urso shares his new acquisition he received today from Walmart Canada. Click below to check out an in-hand look at the Walmart exclusive The Vintage Collection ARC Commander Havoc figure.
We are continuing with our run of Visual Guides with the addition of Din Djarin (The Mandalorian) & The Child (TM05) from The Black Series The Mandalorian line. Click below to check out our fully featured Visual Guide. You can also read about this figure in our full review.
Our next The Black Series Visual Guide features the Artillery Stormtrooper (TM13). Click below for our full Visual Guide. Click here for our full review.
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 Trudgen (#379) and King Manchucho (#380). 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.
In a Star Wars fansite Q&A last week the topic of the “Boba Fett Tax” was brought up a few times by several outlets. Designer Chris justified the higher price point for Boba Fett by saying that the Boba action figure has more parts and thus requires more assembly, meaning more manual labor, and that the figure also has more paint apps. All of which contributes to the higher price point. So this is the perfect time to fact check this. Does a Boba Fett action figure really have more parts that need to be assembled and more paint apps than a figure costing $13 less? Click through for more!
It’s time to start adding some Visual Guides for The Black Series [Phase IV]! Up first we are adding the Target exclusive Remnant Stormtrooper (TM09). Click below to check out the full Visual Guide, and Click here to read our full review.
It’s business as usual in The Bad Batch this week. Yet another oddjob for Cid takes the Bad Batch (without Hunter and Echo who are busy with some other inconsequential cargo transport mission for Cid) to the races this week. Cid owns a racer and needs to win money to pay off debts to an old rival. Now this is pod racing, again… But of course things go very wrong and the Bad Batch need to step in to save the day.
So let’s talk about this week’s The Bad Batch episode, just click here or on the banner to read my spoiler review!
Denuo Novo has their 1:1 Classic Imperial Stormtrooper Helmet up for pre-order. Click through for details.