Tag: Star Wars

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
bbtslogo16.gif More new pre-orders and new arrivals from BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– WOLVERINE LEGENDS PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE CASE OF 8 This assortment includes Wolverine, Sabretooth, Cyclops and Emma Frost, along with the parts to assemble a Puck Build-A-Figure.  We have the Case of 8 listed at $159.99, $24 off of the MSRP. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22962&mode=retail DARYL DIXON 10″…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
ScreenHunter_19-Jun.-17-11.02-500x319.jpg ENTERTAINMENT EARTH TO EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL AN UPCOMING CHARACTER FROM THE STAR WARS BLACK SERIES 6-INCH ACTION FIGURE LINE FROM HASBRO In collaboration with Hasbro, Entertainment Earth is proud to introduce a never before seen figure in the second wave of the BLACK SERIES 6-inch scale action figure line! Entertainment Earth will release an image once a week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2013
New LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter is highlight of themed annual event CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 15, 2013) – Thousands of people dressed as their favorite Star Wars™ characters came to LEGOLAND® California Resort for the first day of LEGO® Star Wars™ Days. The opening of the annual two-day galactic event held June 15 and 16,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2013
More than five million LEGO® bricks used to create life-size X-wing starfighter CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 13, 2013) – After traveling more than 2,800 miles from New York City’s Times Square, the world’s largest LEGO® model is now on display at LEGOLAND® California Resort. The life-size LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter has been assembled by the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2013
AFX just listed their SDCC 2013 exclusives.  Once again it’s an impressive line up with a lot of Minimates, an AMAZING set of Outer Space Men, a Filmation He-Man bust and the next 2 Be@arbricks in their DC Super Powers line.    If you are attending the show you can preorder now to pick up at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2013
New Toy Day is here, and there’s a big shipment coming in to your local comic shop this Wednesday! New items from Diamond Select Toys include offerings from Star Trek, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, Marvel Comics and Domo, and cover products from action figures to Minimates to banks to bottle openers! You can even…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
  CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 10, 2013) –    Before LEGOLAND® California Resort unveils the world’s largest LEGO® model to Park guests on June 13, a few lucky San Diego Chargers were able to lend a big hand to Master Model Builders assembling laser cannons to the life-sized LEGO X-wing starfighter. The X-wing is a 1:1 replica…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
This just might just be my favorite Comic Con exclusive EVER!  Today Gentle Giant announced “Magnitude” An Admiral Ackbar Mini Bust –  as one of their SDCC 2013 exclusives. “Magnitude” an Admiral Ackbar mini bust, is based on the artwork by Steven Daily.  This mini bust stands at 8” tall and comes in a screen…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
SWReads-500x630.jpg LUCASFILM LTD., DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SECOND ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY Bookstore and library events to be held October 5, 2013   New York, NY – Lucasfilm, Disney Publishing Worldwide, and its publishing partners announced today the second annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 5, 2013.  Last year,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2013
Lego Announce Massive Ewok Village Construction Set On Saturday Lego announced another BIG construction set as part of their long running Star Wars line.  The Ewok Village consists of 4 trees, 17 minifigures and close to 2000 pieces! 10236 Ewok™ Village Ages 12+. 1,990 pieces. Recreate classic scenes at the Ewok™ Village! US $249.99 CA $299.99 DE 249.99€ UK 199.99 £ DK…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy Memorial Day everyone. I hope you are having a nice long weekend while keeping in mind the sacrifice of those that served our country and gave us our freedoms. We’re back with another Monday and an all new episode. We get a little philosophical about “back in our day” in this episode and do…

 

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