Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
AFISWGGBanner2 Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2014
DarthVaderLifeSize Gentle Giant’s back with some very exciting new items for this month.   Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument – $2,600 Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Darth Vader Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2014
With episode 100 behind us we move on to episode 101, which I consider to be “well into our 100’s.” Thanks everyone for all the great feedback on Episode 100. We enjoyed reading all of the comments. Now we hope to back on a more regular schedule. By the time you read this and hear…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg MIRACLE ACTION FIGURE EX – MAFEX – AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 DX SET This deluxe set is specifically made for the U.S. market, and includes all of the items in the regular Japanese release and more, including a backpack, an unmasked head, a manhole cover, web effects, a skateboard, a bullhorn and more. We have this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2014
2014LegoSWBook1 Coming this May the 4th! Fans of all ages will learn about every LEGO® Star Wars® set released while exploring the updated cross-sections that expose the inner workings of larger-piece sets such as the Death Star or Millennium Falcon. The updated “Beyond the Bricks” chapter goes behind-the-scenes to take a look at how LEGO sets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2014
Introducing… Fabrikations from Funko! Fabrikations is an exciting new line of 6” soft sculpted figures. Each figure features a rotating head and vinyl accessories. These soft sculpted figures were created with the collector in mind. Each Fabrikation Soft Sculpture is filled with a dense foam to achieve a high-end lush feel. In addition, each Fabrikation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2014
RD.II.b Bookstore and library events to be held October 11, 2014   Glendale, CA., April 3, 2014 – Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners announced today the third annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 11, 2014.  Last year, Star Wars authors and costumed volunteers participated in over 2,000 Star Wars Reads…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg SPRING CLEANING SALE – PRICES REDUCED ON 7000+ ITEMS! Each of the three lists contains a variety of highlighted items as well as links to the full 7000+ item clearance menus. Part 1 contains Transforming Toys, Star Wars and GI Joe figures, Part 2 has figures from DC and Marvel, and Part 3 is full…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2014
HAPPY 100!!!! We’ve been talking about it so long it’s hard to believe that it’s finally here – Episode 100. As we’ve mentioned before the idea for Jason and I to do a podcast together was born out of an interview, and aside conversation at SDCC 2010, and from there it has grown into “the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg REFORMATTED FERAL REX R-06 TIGRIS SHOCK TROOPER The fifth member of the Feral Rex team has been announced. R-06 Tigris is the Shock Trooper of the team, and is listed at the early bird price of $79.99 – after April, this price will go back to the regular price of $94.99, so be sure to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg PACIFIC RIM 7″ ULTRA DELUXE ACTION FIGURE – KAIJU SCUNNER The latest Kaiju release has four articulated arms and a bendable tail. It is listed at $24.99, $5 off the MSRP. PACIFIC RIM – 18″ SCALE CHERNO ALPHA This scaled-up figure has even more detail than the original 7″ version. It includes LED lights in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
image001 You want some MADNESS this month?    Do you love picking your favorites and putting things in brackets? Then it’s time for YOU to pick the most popular character in a galaxy far, far away! This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament 2014 is fully armed and operational, with many special modifications. Upgrades to this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg MARVEL SELECT ZOMBIE MAGNETO FIGURE This 7″ scale Magneto from the zombie world is priced at $22.99, $2 off the MSRP. MARVEL MINIMATES WAVE 57 – “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” SET OF 8 This movie assortment includes Star-Lord, Ronan, Drax, Groot (with bonus Rocket Raccoon), Gamora, Nova Corps Centurion, Nebula and Sakaar Soldier. It is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2014
ScreenHunter_298 Mar. 16 01.37 Collect a true icon of the classic Star Wars™ universe — the mighty Sandcrawler™! Recreate unforgettable scenes from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope with this amazing LEGO® incarnation of the Jawas’ desert-going vehicle, the Sandcrawler™. Turn the knob at the rear and steer the Sandcrawler into position, lower the front ramp and offload…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg LEGEND OF ZELDA TWILIGHT PRINCESS STATUES – LINK The first of two new 10″ scale figures, Link stands atop a round base and has his sword ready. This statue is listed at $69.99. LEGEND OF ZELDA TWILIGHT PRINCESS STATUES – GANONDORF Link’s nemesis Ganondorf is also in this new line. He measures 12″ tall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2014
LOCK UP TIM_102 Last year’s bracketed showdown to decide the most popular character in a galaxy far, far away – as voted by fans – is back! This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament 2014 is fully armed and operational, with many special modifications. Upgrades to this year’s saga-spanning online event include: –        Real-time voting results –       …

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT 1/10 SCALE ARTFX STATUE In this new Kotobukiya statue, Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Rocket Raccoon brandishes his sci-fi weapon as he stands on Groot’s shoulder. This statue is in 1/10 scale and listed for $49.99, $5 of MSRP. NEW BANDAI A number of new Bandai Japan items have been listed including…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2014
Happy 100 Eve!   Here we are, 2 years later about to hit episode 100!   But let’s not get ahead of ourselves yet.  We still have a full line up of pop culture chat here in episode 99 for you to enjoy. I’m back from Toy Fair and my trip to the frozen north.   How do…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
IMG_6076 A couple of times a year Target stores set up special holiday sections of the stores.  We’ve reported on some of the past sales and items.  We are heading into Spring soon, so that means Easter is just around the corner.  That means that the holiday section has been over run with eggs, decorating kits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2014
newarrivals_newsletter.jpg TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-12G G2 SIDESWIPE, SIDESWIPE WITH COIN For those of you on the fence, we have received more of this popular release. It is done in black and red like the original G2, and comes with a sword and other weapons which can be used in both car and robot modes. It is listed…

 

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