Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Feb.28, 2012) – A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California! The 63” by 34” model created out of 20,000 LEGO® bricks is just one of many new models and scenes being added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland launching March 29 at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Master Model Builder, Gary McIntire, un-wrapped…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
AFXWC12Troopers-150x150.jpg The list keeps coming in for WonderCon 2012 exclusives.  WonderCon will be held in Anaheim, Ca this year and will run March 16-18.  Action Figure Xpress will have an exclusive 2-pack of Kotobukiya ARTFX+ of Shock Troopers for sale at the show: WONDERCON EXCLUSIVE SHOCK TROOPERS ART FX TWO-PACK Outfitted in standard Clone Trooper armor,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2012
Poster over on the official Gentle Giant blog: Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to announce our 2012 WonderCon exclusive… To celebrate the return of 1999′s Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3-D, Gentle Giant presents the special commemorative exclusive Yoda With 3-D glasses Mini Bust. This highly-detailed, film-accurate collectible puts the Jedi Master in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
The Universe’s Most Notorious Sith Brings Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Four to a Dramatic End Season Four of Star Wars: The Clone Wars concludes with a nail-biting, two-part finale arc beginning Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network with “Brothers.” After being used as a weapon of vengeance by Count…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with an epic four-episode arc that leads into the season finale, and return of the universe’s most notorious Sith. This week, in “Massacre,” Count Dooku is determined to have revenge against the Nightsisters of Dathomir after their betrayal. General Grievous launches an all-out droid attack against the magic-wielding witches,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2012
SideshowCollectibles.com revamped their flex-pay program this week to make it even easier for fans to get what they want.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Hasbro put out a press release today highlighting all of the brands they will be showcasing at their showroom at Toy Fair 2012.   There’s a lot of information provided below, some that will appeal to AFi readers, some that won’t.   Their brands are listed in alphabetical order so you can scan the list for your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
The conspiracy against the Chancellor is set. The playing pieces are on the board. Now, Count Dooku makes his move… In the next all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an extremely popular four-episode arc comes to its shocking finale. Obi-Wan is still deep undercover as the assassin Rako Hardeen, and he’s part of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
SCREENLIFE CELEBRATES 10tH ANNIVERSARY OF SCENE IT? WITH First-Ever Star WarsTM Scene It? Game REVEALED at 2012 NY International Toy Fair Entertainment Trivia Game Series Adds New Titles, Streaming Options   SEATTLE, WA – February 8, 2012 – Today, Screenlife®, creators of the popular Scene It?® entertainment trivia games announced its 2012 retail lineup, which…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 7, 2012
SNOWLOTITLEA2.jpg The Han Snowlo Project: part II. So I started this goofy experiment in my last blog entry.  Over the course of Thursday through Sunday, I tracked the rate of snowfall using a broomstick and my son’s Han Solo. You can see the progress of the snow below, along with the anguished plastic cries of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
In case you haven’t found any of the new vintage style “Phantom Menace” Star Wars figures from Hasbro, there is a sticker on them about a new contest.   Hasbro is giving away an all new life-sized Darth Maul signed by George Lucas.  This is a brand new sculpt, not the one done for Pepsi back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2012
20120205-0039201.jpg I’ve known for a while that there is a shady “collector” that has been buying stuff at my local Target, opening it and returning it with different figures. They have been laying low for awhile. I hadn’t seen their handy work for about a month when he had returned a ‘Real Steel’ figure in a…

 

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