Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2013
Malibu, Calif. – May 2, 2013 – In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
star-wars-day-may-01-logo-500x195.jpg PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 1, 2013) — How do you make the greatest pop-culture holiday in the universe even better? Put some birds in it! For the first time since their debut last fall, ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS® toys and games from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) are available for all your May the 4th celebratory needs! Released in agreement with LucasFilm…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
DSTC2E2_Jawa1-427x800.jpg Think you’ve gotten all of the surprising Star Wars news you can handle this year? Well brace yourself for more! Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of their vinyl Jawa bank at C2E2, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this weekend! That’s right, only 250 have been made, and they’re all in Chicago…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS From BigBadToyStore.com ————– TRANSFORMERS MAGNIFICUS EXCLUSIVE This new version of Magnificus is a black Decepticon redeco of Transformers Deluxe 2011 Perceptor that hearkens back to the original Magnificus, which was a black Decepticon repaint of the original Perceptor.  We have Magnificus listed at $89.99, and it should arrive sometime next month. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOM10108&mode=retail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
There’s something strange (and awesome) in your neighborhood! It’s another huge New Toy Day for Diamond Select Toys, with seven separate products winging their way to comic shops and specialty stores! Whether you prefer Klingons or Carbonite, fairy tales or Strange Tales, or have strong feelings either way on Jell-O, there’s something waiting for you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2013
press_release_JarJar_725x237-500x163.jpg  Mimoco Announces the Jar Jar Binks™ MIMOBOT® Flash Drive For Real This Time!   (BOSTON, MA—April, 1 2013) — Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, and to celebrate April Fool’s Day, announces the actual release of Jar Jar Binks MIMOBOT USB flash drives. After an upset about the prank release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2013
SWTHE1-PG-02-500x750.jpg LUCASFILM AND DARK HORSE ANNOUNCE THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF STAR WARS COMICS!   George Lucas’s original-draft screenplay for The Star Wars to be adapted by J. W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew!   APRIL 1, MILWAUKIE, OR–It’s no April Fools’ prank! Dark Horse is honored to announce a dream project: working with J.W….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_143-Mar.-29-15.41.jpg Ask Yoda-bunny for The Empire Strikes OutTM Available on DVD March 26th     Easter is just around the corner, so we thought we would help out Star Wars fans by providing you with a guide to how you can decorate your own LEGO Star Wars-inspired Easter eggs. With our step-by-step guide you will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif All new listings of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com. ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV FIGURES SERIES 01, 02, BOX SET We have just listed the first two waves of the Batman Classic 1966 TV Figures, as well as the first box set.  The first wave includes Batman,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Just like the Geek Shall Inherit podcast, Daniel is highly contagious. Being sick and on his deathbed didn’t stop the guys from recording a new episode. Daniel’s doing a bit better now, but still sounds a bit like if Barry White and Froggy from the Little Rascals had a baby. In order not to get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2013
SWMadnessLogo-500x99.png It’s a showdown between the Light Side and Dark Side in the first “This Is Madness” tournament! Vote for your favorite Jedi, Sith, scoundrel, rebel, or bounty hunter and help decide who is, once and for all, the galaxy’s most popular Star Wars character. The first round begins on Monday, March 18! Cast your votes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
  Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to welcome our upcoming Kenner Jumbo IG-88 Figure to the line-up! One of the most memorable moments of The Empire Strikes Back featured Darth Vader on the bridge of the Executor addressing the now infamous line-up of bounty hunters. These characters have gone on to become fan favorites, heavily…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
CloneWarsLogo.jpg The following was announced today on StarWars.com. A New Direction for Lucasfilm Animation March 11, 2013 As we enter into an exciting new era focused on the next Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm has decided to pursue a new direction in animated programming. We are exploring a whole new Star Wars series set in a time…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2013
bbtslogo.gif Another HUGE list of new preorders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com. ————– NEW PREORDERS ————- TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS VOYAGER 2013 SERIES 03 – SET, SINGLES The G1-focus of the Generations line returns with the announcement of Blitzwing and Springer as triplechangers in the upcoming wave.  They are listed as a Set of 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
clonewarsS5FinAshoka.jpg The shocking finale to Season 5 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars has arrived, with major revelations that will leave characters forever changed.  Ahsoka is wrongly accused for sedition and murder, and is to be prosecuted in the High Courts of the Galactic Republic by a zealous Admiral Tarkin. Seemingly abandoned, Ahsoka’s last hope lies…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif ————- NEW PREORDERS From BigBadToyStore.com ————- TRANSFORMERS ALTERNITY X SUPER GT GT-03 MEGATRON A third Alternity x Super GT figure has been announced.  Head Decepticon Megatron’s car form will include his color scheme and he will have a new Race Queen accomplice as well.  This new figure is listed at $109.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11676&mode=retail “IRON MAN 2”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Ah.. did everyone have a wonderful Oscar Sunday? The glitz, the glamor, the gowns… Captain Kirk? I only got to see a couple of minutes of the telecast so far so don’t spoil anything for me. But I hope you all won your office pools. This is another super-fresh episode, just recorded yesterday. They don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2013
HerUnivFanGirl13.jpg Star Wars Actress Ashley Eckstein and Her Universe Launch The “Year of the Fangirl” Campaign for 2013 NEW YORK, NY – February 25th, 2013 – Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on the television series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and founder of Her Universe™, the groundbreaking sci-fi apparel line for fangirls, announced today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2013
cleardot1.gif The Fugitive Ahsoka Escapes to the Criminal Depths of Coruscant Ahsoka is on the run from the Republic in the deepest levels of the Coruscant underworld. Her search for answers leads to a surprising alliance, as she needs all the help she can get to unravel the conspiracy and stay ahead of the law in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2013
The celebration of the amazing new Star Tours Disney theme park ride continues in 2013 with new STAR WARS Star Tours Action Figure Packs from Hasbro.  Building off of the packs released in 2011, these two sets of figures introduce new Droids from the ride experience as well as a few reprised fan favorites.  New figures include a blue…

 

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