Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
CaptAmericaShield1 October is an exciting month for the gang at Gentle Giant this year, as the bring us TEN exciting new products from across the spectrum of their licenses.   Rebel Seal Bookend – $70 License: Star Wars Item Number:  80354 UPC:  8-71810-01037-0 Dimensions:  H 5.24”  W  5.87”  D 2.72” Release Date:  Q3 2014 Show your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Ninety episodes. That just doesn’t seem possible. And the saddest part is in all that time, all these episodes, all these hours… we’re still not any better at this than when we started. 🙂 But here we are once again on a Monday with an all new hour of geek speak for you all with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2013
GoTPodcast1 This past week I was invited by the good folks over at the “Galaxy of Toys” Star Wars Podcast to hang out and talk toys.   Since action figures are one of my favorite things to talk about I readily accepted.   Check out my appearance on episode 15 on the link below and thanks to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2013
Tonight at their annual “‘Twas the Night Before…” Party, Hasbro showcased several new reveals of 2014 items from the KRE-O, TRANSFORMERS, STAR WARS and MARVEL brands, including: — The full line of KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS construction sets. — The first reveal of a figure from 2014’s feature film Transformers: Age of Extinction, a leader class…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 9, 2013
image_4 (3)   UPDATE! PRESS IMAGES OF SOME OF THE REVEALS BELOW Earlier tonight was the “‘Twas The Night Before…” Party thrown by Hasbro. Their annual presence at New York Comic where they mix and mingle and show off some new toys. Living in L.A. I was unable to attend but I was able to get my…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2013
SWRebelsCard1 In anticipation of Lucasfilm’s STAR WARS REBELS panel at New York Comic Con (Saturday, October 12, 2013; 2:45 PM ­ 3:45 PM; Location: Empire Stage 1-E), Hasbro unveils the packaging treatment for its STAR WARS REBELS 3.75-inch action figure line supporting the upcoming animated series. STAR WARS REBELS continues the epic tradition of the legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2013
Reenact one of the most famous scenes from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ with this incredible special offer! Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to our of vintage Kenner-Inspired Star Wars Action Figure reproductions with the release of the WAMPA! Digitally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2013
SWTHE #1 NYCC VAR CVR   OCTOBER 2, MILWAUKIE, OR—New York Comic Con, the largest pop culture event on the Eastern Seaboard, is right around the corner, and Dark Horse is bringing you the latest and greatest in exclusive comics and Dark Horse Deluxe products! The Star Wars #1 NYCC 2013 Exclusive (Limited Edition of 1,000) Before Star Wars, there was The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2013
MetalunaMutant1 A blast from the past is coming to comic shops this week – three blasts, in fact! Not only will New Toy Day bring two new retro-styled Universal Monsters figures, it will also bring the latest Star Wars Vinyl bank, featuring a dashing young Jedi named Obi-Wan! Read more below, and look for them at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2013
We were contacted over the weekend by Tris, the creator of this set and asked if we could throw our support behind it and help get the word out.  Once we clicked on the link and saw this fantastic proposed set we knew it would be the perfect 80’s companion to the recently released Back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2013
This morning Funko sent out the information on series 4 of their Star Wars Pop! collection.   Pop! Star Wars: Series 4 From a galaxy far, far away… Pop! Star Wars Series 4 is finally here! And it is INCREDIBLE! This group is an extraordinary follow up to the previous three series! Fair warning… you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– HOT TOYS IRON MAN 3 1/6 SCALE BUSTS Hot Toys is releasing seven 1/6 scale busts of various Iron Man armors from IM3.  They include the Blue Steel, the Heart Breaker, the Mark XLII, the Iron Patriot, the Silver Centurion, the Tank and the War Machine Mark II.  We have each…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2013
TWD4MMpkg_Gov-bruce It’s another New Toy Day at comic shops across North America, and Diamond Select Toys has delivered some exciting new products! Fans thrilling to the latest goings-ons in the Walking Dead comic book and current Marvel Comics titles will want to pick up the latest assortments of Minimates for both series. The vinyl Commander Appo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2013
Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with our exciting line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the second figure from the Battle of Hoth cycle – the Rebel Soldier Vintage Kenner-inspired Jumbo Figure! Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2013
ScreenHunter_120 Sep. 10 17.05 Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Stormtrooper Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure and reproduced to a staggering SIX FEET tall, this fully articulated monument also includes an authentic re-scaled replica blaster accessory! A stunning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2013
 Action Figure Xpress announced this little exclusive gem earlier in the week.  Some great new packaging and a great price for getting 3 of these Jumbo figures: 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 an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 5, 2013
BBTS End of Summer Sale! We’ve reduced prices by 15% to 50% on over 5,000 items! Take a look at the huge sale menus, there are tons of Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, GI Joe, Anime, Statues, Props, T-Shirts, Trinkets, Stand-Ups, Imports, Movie Figures and much much more! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=13719 ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– AVENGERS NOW…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2013
MayhewKickstarter2 Peter Mayhew “Chewbacca” is having both knees replaced in hopes of  rising to his full height of 7’3″ New York, New York, August 29, 2013 – Peter Mayhew, the man who brought to life one of Hollywoods favorite sidekicks, ‘Chewbacca’, is having a unique procedure done to restore his ability to walk. He would like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– DC SUPER ALLOY NEW 52 GREEN LANTERN 1/6 SCALE FIGURE This figure measures about 12″ tall and is more than 80% die-cast.  It has more than 25 points of articulation and comes with multiple hands, LED lighting effects (some of which are controlled by an included remote), a display stand with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
In my travels this week I noticed that Hasbro’s new Star Wars Angry Birds II figures with Telepods (so they interact with the upcoming game) are now available at Toys R Us.    I’ve only seen them at TRUs so far but they should be at all the major retailers soon leading up to the mid…

 

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