Tag: astromech


by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2016
The newly announced EntertainmentEarth exclusive Star Wars Black Series 3 3/4-Inch Astromech Droids 6-pack is NOW IN STOCK and ready to ship out! Entertainment Earth Exclusive! These figures will make your diodes tingle! The droids you are looking for are here. Celebrating the entire Star Wars saga and the 10th anniversary of our super-popular, sold-out,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2016
star-wars-r5-j2-imperial-astromech-droid-sixth-scale-100383-01 Sideshow is proud to present the R5-J2 Imperial Astromech Droid Sixth Scale Figure. As seen in Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, R5-J2 has a lustrous black and bronze paint finish. Roughly 8.6 inches tall this droid features hinged panels, retractable third tread leg, and a swiveling trapezoid-shaped head. Release Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016…


by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2015
bb8_appicon I think ANYONE that was watching the Star Wars The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing event on YouTube the past 18 hours saw a clear winner for the MUST HAVE Episode VII product – Sphero’s remote controlled BB-8 Astromech! Meet BB-8™ – the spherical, loyal Astromech Droid™ of Resistance pilot Poe Dameron. The app-enabled BB-8…


by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly24 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 42 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day hits me right in the sweet spot.   I’m a SUCKER for…


by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2014
SDCC14GGR2KT2 R2-KT was created by Albin Johnson, founder of the 501st Legion, master droid builder Jerry Greene and the R2 Builders Club, for Johnson’s daughter Katie (the ‘KT’ in the droid’s name is a tribute to her). In real life, R2-KT makes appearances at children’s hospitals, Star Wars Celebration and charity events in the southeastern United…


by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2014
preview_R2D2Figurev002 The clever and spunky R2D2 would serve bravely and fearlessly Padme Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, and Luke Skywalker on many missions and tasks.  With his friend C-3PO almost always at his side, this pair of droids would end up on many adventures.  Sideshow Collectibles R2D2 Deluxe Sixth Scale Figure will be available for Pre-Order very soon to add to…


by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2014
SWRChopper1 Today over on StarWars.com they have revealed another new character that will be featured in the upcoming Star Wars: Rebels animated series as well as the upcoming action figure of the character/droid: In Star Wars, droids are always eager to help out their human masters, drop whatever it is they’re doing when called upon, and…


by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2013
R2B1bank1-500x750.jpg The team at Diamond Select Toys loves Star Wars, and they love droids, which is why they’ve made a few different droids in their line of vinyl Star Wars banks. R2-D2, R2-R9 and R2-Q5 have all made their way into collectors’ hands, and now there’s a new droid headed to San Diego! This year’s Comic-Con…


by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2013
AFX just listed their SDCC 2013 exclusives.  Once again it’s an impressive line up with a lot of Minimates, an AMAZING set of Outer Space Men, a Filmation He-Man bust and the next 2 Be@arbricks in their DC Super Powers line.    If you are attending the show you can preorder now to pick up at…


by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2013
For those who haven’t seen it, the good folks at Lego sent us the following info and images of a brand new LEGO Star Wars Red Five X-Wing Starfighter that was just unveiled at LEGO World DK!   10240 – Red Five X-wing Starfighter™ Ages 16+. 1,558 pieces. Build the ultimate LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing…