Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2008
     

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 9, 2008
Before I post about more unseen Star Wars stuff, I thought I’d do a bit of follow-up to some that I’ve already shown. One of our biggest heartbreaks in designing stuff for Phantom Menace promotions was getting all the way to prototype on a big Jabba the Hutt beanbag, but having it rejected for cost/size…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2008
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is proud to announce their third bi-annual charity lapel pin sale. The 2008 pin features animated Boba Fett with DCSWCC’s signature Washington Monument as his rocket, in honor of the 30th anniversary of his appearance in The Star Wars Holiday Special. Third in DCSWCC’s series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2008
The LEGO Group and Toysrus.com want you to help pick one of the new Star Wars products for 2009. Go to www.Toysrus.com/LegoStarWarsVote from May 10 at 12:01 am to May 18 at 11:59 pm to vote for one of three classic Star Wars scenes that you’d like to see transformed into a LEGO set. Results…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2008
  Don’t forget, today is free comic book day.   There’s a lot of great books to be had this year as well as an Iron Man HeroClix and a pair of Star Wars miniatures.   For a complete listing of what’s available, check out this list.   If you don’t know where your local comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
  To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2008
We have a VERY special treat today! Mattel is letting us debut their new/upcoming commercial for the DC Universe Classics line here on AFI! This is time it’s been seen outside the closed doors of Mattel and you see it here FIRST! It looks like a bit of a throw back to the old Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2008
ToplessRobot.com has a fun feature on the 10 Most Needless Action Figure Additions. It’s a fun read.  See if you agree with #1, then come back here and make your own list in the forums.  And, while you’re over there also check out The 10 Star Wars Toys that Unintentionally Look Like Other Celebrities written…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2008
For many months rumors have been flying around with nothing able to be confirmed or denied about this mysterious piece….until now!   Gentle Giant is excited to announce the Obi-Wan Kenobi in Clone Trooper Armor Mini Bust, a companion piece to the similarly named statue released in January 2007.   We’ve taken one of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2008
  This July, as the world breathlessly awaits the release of the new CG animated Clone Wars series, fans and collectors will get an eyeful of all-new packaging for scores of Clone Wars products soon to be lining store shelves.  StarWars.com the official Star Wars site has updated with a feature  about the new packaging…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
a BOUNTY ofHUNTERS Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to announce that the acclaimed series of Kotobukiya ARTFX Statues is expanding with the addition of the most requested characters from the Star Wars universe:  THE BOUNTY HUNTERS SERIES!  From the darkest chapter of the saga, Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader has summoned mercenaries from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2008
This year’s Toy Fair will be celebrated online at SideshowCollectibles.com, from February 17th-20th! This year they are doing things a bit different, as they will not be physically attending the annual Fair in New York, which is only open to industry members and press. Thus, the online celebration is the only way to stay on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2008
January 8, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces Order 66, the next scheduled release of the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG), to arrive in stores March 2008. Chancellor Palpatine’s treachery has been revealed, and the annihilation of the Jedi rebellion is imminent with the execution of Order 66.  Fight the military response with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2008
Really HasbroCollectors.com?   Seriously? So just before the holidays I placed a fairly large order of Star Wars figures and a few Marvel Legends I was missing because I had two codes that when used together gave me about 25% off my full order. I got the majority of the order in one box, about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2007
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2007
Gentle Giant strives to create some of the coolest and highly detailed collectibles out today. Sometimes on occasion we think we’ve finished a piece and then an light blub comes on and we go back to the drawing board. The Darth Vader on Star Destroyer Kustomz is one of those such pieces. After careful thought,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2007
November 14, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that the Star Wars™: Ground Assault PocketModel™ TCG is available in stores today! Ground Assault combines your favorite space units with all-new ground units.  From the notorious AT-AT to Spider and Tank droids, Ground Assaultgives you new firepower to destroy your opponent’s objectives.  Buildyour fleet with all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 7, 2007
Hasbro’s Star Wars Saga Legends Fan Voting will be live on starwars.hasbro.com this weekend!  Voting will be live by 5 PM EST today, if not earlier. We want your votes!  Phase 1 is now complete; Star Wars collector-fan sites around the Web have told Hasbro which characters they want to see brought back as Saga…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2007
New Star Wars PocketModel Booster Pack to Add Ground Units, Including AT-AT and Spider Droid August 16, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps and the creator of runaway hit games such as HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main™, today announced it will be releasing this fall the next instalment of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
Fans Identify with Revolutionary Contact Cards Introduced at Comic-Con International SAN DIEGO, CA – July 25, 2007 – For 30 years, Star Wars fans have escaped the confines of this galaxy by living in the virtual world born from the mind of filmmaker George Lucas. Today at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Get…

 

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