Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
We are still basking in the afterglow of SDCC 2013. This year’s con was terrific, but just nuts! Jason and I weren’t able to connect at the show at all this year, much less record an episode, but as soon as we got back home to real life we put together this episode for you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
This weekend at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 in Germany, Hasbro revealed exciting new additions to the hot new Star Wars Black Series line of toys.  Hasbro sent over some images this morning of the new reveals to share with you. From the 6-inch Black Series line, Hasbro debuted Episode V Luke Skywalker, Episode 3…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
It’s that time of the month again, when the newest Previews catalog arrives from Diamond Comic Distributors! It’s a big month for Diamond Select Toys, as they have seven separate items listed for pre-ordering, including bottle openers, artwork, Minimates, electronic vehicles and more from Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, The Walking Dead and Knight Rider!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2013
20130720-101830.jpg He was not mentioned in the panel yesterday, but Hasbro just found the Obi Wan figure in one if their shipping cases this morning so they put him out as a tease for wave 3 of the 6″ Star Wars Black line.

 

by Abby Pickett
July 19, 2013
20130719-132828.jpg We’re here at the Hasbro Star Wars panel…keep checking back for updates! They are talking about Angry Birds and tele pods. 32 characters – play sets, carrying cases, figure 2 packs App available 9/19/13. BLACK SERIES Not just figures – we are getting the biker scout and speeder bike. 3.75″ Black Series They showed Commander…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TRANSFORMERS PLATINUM GRIMLOCK VS. BRUTICUS SHARED EXCLUSIVE This new set features a Grimlock with metallic gold paint, and a Bruticus set with a paintjob similar to the SDCC version.  It is priced at $99.99, and should arrive later this week! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS23003&mode=retail TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS 2013 DELUXE SERIES 04 – CASE, SET, SINGLES…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2013
Here is a quick update from www.bigbadtoystore.com about some great new preorders they have just listed: Generations Deluxe 2013 Wave 04 – Hoist & Thundercracker Wave http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=13299 Marvel 3.75″ Figures – 2013 Series 03 – includes Baron Zemo, Cloak & Dagger, Abomination, Black & White Iron Man http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=2013%20marvel%203.75%2003 BBTS Shared Exclusive – Platinum Series –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2013
SWAngryBirds2Tease1   Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm introduce sequel to bestselling mobile game featuring TELEPODS from Hasbro, a fully integrated play experience for the mobile generation   Comic-Con International, SAN DIEGO — July 15, 2013 — Rovio Entertainment Ltd and Lucasfilm Ltd announced today a continued collaboration on the Angry Birds Star Wars franchise with Angry Birds…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2013
Funko sent us the news and images of their FOURTH round of SDCC exclusives (and there’s still MORE coming!) but let look at what they have in this batch: This is getting a little out of hand… 2013 SDCC Funko Exclusives Dude…I’m announcing 8 MORE SDCC Funko Exclusives…AND 2 special items! Oooooooooh. Aaaaaaaaaah. *GASP* Who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2013
ScreenHunter_55 Jul. 11 09.48 For the past 4 weeks the gang at EntertainmentEarth.com have been giving us sneak peeks and behind the scenes development shots of the Hasbro Star Wars Black Series 2 Greedo figure.   Today we got the full reveal of the actual figure sculpt. You can see the rest of the development designs and the full figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2013
bbtslogo.gif A whole bunch of new preorders and New arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– STAR WARS 1/10 SCALE SANDTROOPER SQUAD LEADER ARTFX+ STATUE TWO-PACK This set allows you to add two Sandtroopers to your collection, and each comes with parts to be displayed in one of four ways – pointing, using…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2013
STAR WARS SANDTROOPER SQUAD LEADER TWO PACK ARTFX+ STATUE A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! Star Wars ARTFX+ Statues bring you all of the quality and detailing that you expect from an ARTFX release in a great smaller scale perfect for collecting! One of the highlights of the line is the inclusion great army builders (in addition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2013
After a long “dry” spell of any new Star Wars product out of Hasbro I was surprised to walk into my local Target today and see the new Star Wars Mission Series 2-packs.   I found 3 of the 4 packs in the first wave.    I’m not sure if the price on the tag was accurate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2013
Mimoco_Chewbacca_LTDED-500x226   Star Wars fans rejoice with the reintroduction of Chewbacca MIMOBOT in Star Wars x MIMOBOT Series 9  (Boston, MA – July 2nd, 2013) — Mimoco® (www.mimoco.com), the Boston-based consumer electronics design studio is preparing for their annual pilgrimage to San Diego Comic-Con, where in 2005 they launched their company and MIMOBOT® brand of designer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
toyfare scan This is another jumbo episode clocking in at 1 hour 45 minutes. We actually debated splitting this episode and doing one regular episode and a bonus episode just talking about “Man of Steel,” but ultimately decided to just keep it all together as it would almost be impossible to separate the two, as our thoughts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2013
Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with their new line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the release of Yak Face! Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in scale to the rest of the jumbo Kenner line. Nothing has been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2013
ScreenHunter_101-Jun.-25-00.40-500x315.jpg   Ralph McQuarrie’s early designs of C-3PO are uniquely different from that of the final screen version. Based on original pre-production illustrations for Star Wars: A New Hope, this mini bust displays a fascinating look at McQuarrie’s conceptual development of the beloved protocol droid. Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. using…

 

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 19, 2013
AFiS7SDCCAlienEarly2-500x459.jpg They say “In space no one can hear you scream”, but I’m on Earth and I’m screaming like an 8 year old girl over the overload of AWESOME that is Super 7’s reveal of their 2013 SDCC exclusives.   I’ve had to sit on this information for months, but now we can tell you all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
It’s another big day for Diamond Select Toys! This week’s New Toy Day brings Minimates, action figures and vinyl banks based on Star Wars, Star Trek and Marvel Comics, which means there’s six reasons (probably more) to visit your local comic shop this Wednesday! Check out what’s new, and find your local comic shop at…

 

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