Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2016
1stOrder7pkBox1 This week the mailman dropped off my Hasbro/Amazon exclusive Star Wars: The Force Awakens First Order Legion 7-pack.   This is a set that I literally ordered on my smartphone while I was standing in line for Toys R Us to open for Force Friday back in September.   The day after I ordered I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2016
LegionofDansLogo Happy New Year Everyone!   We all hope you had a lovely holiday season.   The Dans are back with their first episode of 2016 and we are talking Star Wars: The Force Awakens! There ARE spoilers in this episode so if you HAVEN’T seen the movie yet do yourself a favor and don’t listen until you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2016
S7ProtoBobaFettJumbo1 Super7 and Funko are proud to announce the third colorway of Boba Fett from the Super Shogun line. The ‘Prototype’ Edition is the most limited release prior to the ‘Kenner’ and ‘Empire Strikes Back’ edition at only 400 pieces. The ‘Prototype’ Edition is inspired by the original concept design of an all white bounty hunter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2016
SWTFAEliteReyBB8 Second Wave of Products Reveals Secrets of Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren and more GLENDALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Disney today revealed details of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens products kept under wraps to preserve surprises for fans. With the film now breaking box office records and storylines officially revealed, new toys, collectibles and more are rolling out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2016
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! The mysterious shrouded Kylo Ren accompanies the First Order in their quest to control the galaxy. As he aids their campaign new information surfaces about the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2016
REB_IA_12345[1] –Young Princess Leia to make her first appearance on the series–   Princess Leia, the unstoppable Rebel hero featured in both the original Star Wars trilogy as well as the recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens, makes her “Star Wars Rebels” debut when an all-new episode of “Star Wars Rebels” airs WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20 (9:00…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2016
NEW BANDAI JAPAN 23 new items are up for preorder including the highly anticipated Dragon Ball Z S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan Trunks, Dragon Ball Z Kai S.H.Figuarts Son Gohan, Chogokin Hello Kitty in Mazinger Z Color, Chogokin Mazinger Z in Hello Kitty Color, two new Sailor Moon Tamashii Buddies, Saint Seiya D.D. Panoramation Gemini Saga and…

 

by Cesar Zamora
January 5, 2016
2016-01-05 13.22.31   2015 is over and 2016 is just getting started, so now is a good time to reflect on the past year’s events. On my personal website I’ve posted a countdown of my Top 15 Movies of 2015, but  since this is a toy website I’ll list my 5 favorite toys of last year here….

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
January 4, 2016
Pop! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, was one of the great leaders of the Rebel Alliance. Princess Leia Organa was one of the Rebel Alliance’s greatest leaders, fearless on the battlefield and dedicated to ending the tyranny of the Empire. A veteran commander, Ackbar led the defense…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2015
Lego2016AvengersIronSkull1 While at my local Target today I came across a few of the new 2016 Lego sets.   These will officially be on sale tomorrow.   There were new Star Wars build-a-character sets, new Marvel sets and there were two new Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice sets… which MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS. It’s cool to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
SUPERMAN V BATMAN Hot Toys presents the movie-accurate Superman figure featuring a newly developed head sculpt, movie-accurate body proportion, newly tailored Superman costume with embossed pattern, and the iconic red cape made with new material; and the movie-accurate Batman featuring a newly developed masked head sculpt with 3 interchangeable eye parts and lower faces, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
ChooseDarkSide1 We received our third Hasbro Star Wars press samples box as part of their Star Wars the Force Awakens #ChooseLightSide/#ChooseDarkSide campaign. What’s inside?  Let’s unbox this sucker and find out what treasures are inside! Thank you to the Hasbro team for letting us be part of this campaign. These samples were provided by Hasbro

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 24, 2015
HTSWTFAFinnShockTrooper1 Star Wars: TFA Finn & First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper Set “Traitor!” One of the most attention-grabbing moments in promotion videos of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the duel between the lightsaber-wielding Finn and the baton-wielding First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper. Now with the epic blockbuster already hitting theatres around the world, Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2015
DPLootCrateVisit1 Earlier this month we had the privilege of visiting the Loot Crate offices in Los Angeles and hanging out with some of the team. While we were there we were able to do some unboxings of their most recent offerings. In this video Daniel sits down with Loot Crate’s Jacob Shin to look inside the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2015
KSouterRealmLogo2 I saw this on Kickstarter today and thought it might be of interest to AFi readers: The Outer Realm book will be the first Star Wars collectible book focusing entirely and in depth on the subject of vintage era unlicensed Star Wars toys from 1977 and on. With few notable exceptions we will not be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2015
EESWEp7Bundle1 EntertainmentEarth.com has bundled their two most recent Star Wars action figure exclusives into one bundle, and to top that off it’s currently on SALE!  Plus if you use the AFi sales code 2015CPN10 you’ll get $10 off an order of $100 or more for all in-stock items, free shipping* and a free gift! (Through 12/22) Click…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2015
StarWarsCake_PromoPic-00001_crop Professional pastry chef Mandy “Amax” Maxwell (formerly of Per Se and Eleven Madison Mark in NYC) just released the first images and video of her massive  six-tier Star Wars-themed tribute cake. Each tier represents an episode, is chock full of Easter eggs, and contains a ton of intricate details that Star Wars fans will love….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2015
San Diego, CA (December 18, 2015) – The legendary late artist Al Williamson’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back stories are collected in the award-winning Artist’s Edition format this April. Included will be the complete adaptation, first published in issues #39 through #44 of the monthly Marvel Star Wars comic. In addition, pages from Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2015
JakksSWBigFigTroopers2 In a holiday display that is SURE to impress, Jakks Pacific has installed an ARMY of their 48″ Big Fig First Order Stormtrooper figures at local Glendale, Ca shopping center the Glendale Americana at Brand to help celebrate the opening weekend of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s one thing to see 2 or 3 of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 17, 2015
NEW EAGLEMOSS We have just added 21 new preorders for Eaglemoss items including Batman Automobilia Collection, DC Superhero Best of Figure Collection, Bofur and Saruman in The Hobbit Collection, Marvel Fact Files, Marvel Chess Collection, and Star Trek Starships. HALO AND BATMAN METAL EARTH MODEL KITS Metal Earth is a collection of intricately designed model…

 

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