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January 2010


Kota's Milita Loose Images


A couple new pictures turned up today, showing some of the finer sculpt and paint details off for the Kota's Militia figure from the upcoming Force Unleashed boxed sets. There's a lot of detail on this figure, so click the thumbnails above to check him out!

Thursday, January 28, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Stick a Fork in the Minis


According to Greg Yahn, Director of Marketing at Wizards of the Coast, they will not be renewing their license for the Star Wars brand. Read on through for the statement, and what you can look forward to till the license is up later this year.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Niub Niub Diorama Available


Frank "Niub Niub" D'Iorio has come through for diorama fans again, by uploading all the decals and instructions to his website to make the amazingly huge Death Star Hangar from his Celebration III project! This is a huge project perfect for displaying TIE Fighters, Imperials, or that new Big Millenium Falcon, so check his site out and get started! You're going to need more hot glue sticks though I think.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

UK Toy Fair Coverage


The gang at JediNews.UK have been posting images from UK Toy Fair, including new Role Play toys, as well as the Snowspeeder and Cloud Car which we first showed you prototypes of a while back! Head over to check them out, and then join the discussions in our Forums on these exciting new toys from Hasbro! Could an AT-AT image be far behind?

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Mail-Away Nahdar Vebb Redemption Info


Hasbro has posted the details for the Clone Wars Mail-Away Nahdar Vebb figure promo on-line at HasbroToyShop. Follow the link to make sure you have everything you need and then print the redemption form and get mailing!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Steel City Con - February 26th, 27th, & 28th


Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns to Monroeville, PA on February 26th, 27th, & 28th! Are you ready? Click on through to get information on the show location, the guest list (including Matthew Wood, the voice of General Grievous!), and anything else you need to know to attend the show!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Buy Star Wars Role Play, Get Free Legends Figures


Hasbro is now offering 3 FREE Saga Legends figures by mail when you purchase select Hasbro Star Wars Role Play toys by March 20th. Follow the link for all the details or click here for the Redemption Form.

Monday, January 25, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

The New AT-AT Image?


A new picture popped up in Our Forums today, supposedly of a prototype image of the new AT-AT. While there are noticeable sculpt changes to the torso, neck, and head, it's unknown of this image that originated at ACToys.net is legit or not. As always, nothing is official till Hasbro says so!

Monday, January 25, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

More Juno Eclipse Images


And if there wasn't enough Force Unleashed fun already, here's a closer look at the new Juno Eclipse figure. Fans have been curious if her skin tone and hair color are better than the previous figure, and these detailed pictures seem to indicate it's a marked improvement! Click the images above to check them out.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Sideshow Collectibles "Ask Sideshow" Update


Sideshow Collectibles has posted a new Star Wars edition of Ask Sideshow. Click on over to check out the scoop on potential new Star Wars products. Plus, don't miss the latest Production Blog update, which offers a preview of the in-development Premium Format C-3PO & R2-D2 set.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

StarWars.com The Dark Times Miniatures Preview #3


StarWars.com has posted another new preview of The Dark Times, the next expansion set from Wizards of the Coast. This preview looks at the Gungan Bounty Hunter and A'Sharad Hett minis. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way at the end of the month!

Saturday, January 23, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

T'ra Saa Loose Image


A great pic of the upcoming comic pack character T'ra Saa surfaced, and looks fantastic! Click on the image above to check her out. It's a real shame the comic line's in trouble because great figures like above made it a fun line to keep up with.

Friday, January 22, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Force Unleashed Boxed Set Images


Some images turned up via Ebay seller E Only highlighting the upcoming Force Unleashed Boxed Sets. Click on through to check out a sampling of the images and which characters we can now expect from these multi-packs later in the year!

Friday, January 22, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Target Geonosis Arena 2-Packs Price Reduction


A number of folks have e-mailed to let us know that Target is currently running an unadvertised sale on their exclusive Geonosis Arena Showdown 2-Packs. After a stop at a local Target, I can confirm that the sets are indeed ringing up at just $6.99 each. If you've been waiting on these, now's the time!

Thursday, January 21, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Clone Wars Mid-Size Vehicles Update


Our pals at YakFace have posted a pair of new preview pics of two upcoming Clone Wars Mid-Size Vehicles. Click on over for preview shots of the new Droid Heavy Missile Platform and Cad Bane's Xanadu Blood.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Disney Exclusive Jedi Mickey Mouse & R2-MK


The Official Star Wars Website has posted images of a new Disney theme parks exclusive Jedi Mickey Mouse & R2-MK figure 2-pack from Hasbro. The set will retail for $18.95 and should hit the parks in April 2010.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

New Boxed Deluxe & Galactic Hunt Images


We received several new boxed images of the upcoming basic and exclusive Deluxe Figure w/Vehicle sets coming out, including a first look at the ARF Trooper and AT-RT, as well as the new Galactic Hunt promotion rumored for 2010! Click on through to check them all out!

Saturday, January 16, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

The Dark Times Minis Preview @ StarWars.com


StarWars.com has posted another preview of The Dark Times, the next miniatures expansion set from Wizards of the Coast. This preview looks at the Major Maximilian Veers and ARF Trooper minis. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way at the end of the month!

Friday, January 15, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow 'You're Going to Regret This' Diorama


Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for the 'You're Going to Regret This' Princess Leia Vs. Jabba the Hutt polystone diorama! Click here to pre-order the Sideshow Exclusive version or here for the FLEXpay option.

Thursday, January 14, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Introducing THE HUB from Hasbro and Discovery


Discovery Communications and Hasbro have unveiled the official brand and logo for their new children's network, set to launch in fall 2010. The network will be known as "The Hub" and will reach approximately 60 million homes on what is currently the Discovery Kids network.

Thursday, January 14, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

2010 Clone Wars Packaging Revealed


Better late than never, the Official Site has unveiled the new Clone Wars blue packaging for 2010. Sure we've already seen it, but head on over to check it out again anyway! The blue is sure looking nice.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

UPDATE:Toy Fare Fan's Choice Results


The results are in with Toy Fare issue #151, which hit comic shops today. The winning figure for Hasbro's Fan's Choice Poll is Bastila Shan (Knights of the Old Republic).

UPDATE: The full results were released by Wizardworld.com, so click on through to see how your favorite did among the 30!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Entertainment Earth Year End Sale Extended


The Entertainment Earth Year End Sale has been extended! There are still plenty of Star Wars goodies on sale (DC Direct and Indy too) and free shipping for all orders of in-stock items totaling $99.00 or more!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Fall 2010 - The Return of the "Vintage" Cards?


The gang at ToyArk have posted another one of those "leaked" slides that indicates the "vintage" Kenner homage cards may indeed be coming back in 2010... with a mail-away Boba Fett offer to boot! Click on over for the details!

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

The Dark Times Minis Preview @ StarWars.com


StarWars.com has posted a preview of The Dark Times, the next expansion set from Wizards of the Coast. This preview focuses on minis for the Trianni Scout, Togorian Soldier, and Fearless Scout Chewbacca. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way at the end of the month!

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow 'Princess Leia vs. Jabba' Announced


Sideshow Collectibles has posted a new teaser to announce the pre-order details for the new ''Princess Leia vs. Jabba the Hutt' Polystone Diorama. Priority Pre-Ordering will begin next Thursday, January 14, with the launch of the weekly Sideshow Newsletter!

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow Collectibles Edition Size Update


Sideshow Collectibles has announced the final edition sizes for two upcoming Star Wars products. The exclusive edition 12" Emperor Palpatine figure has been set at 1000 pieces worldwide, while the exclusive edition Premium Format Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker figure has been set at 700 pieces worldwide.

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

WotC Offers "The Dark Times" Expansion Set


Wizards of the Coast has announced The Dark Times, the next expansion set for the Star Wars Miniatures game. The expansion includes 40 new miniatures and is scheduled to hit stores on January 26th.

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

New AT-AT Info @ JediTempleArchives


Is Hasbro planning an all-new AT-AT for Fall 2010? It's been rumored for quite a while and a new peice of evidence over at JediTempleArchives seems to solidify the rumor a bit more. Toy Fair can't come soon enough!

Saturday, January 9, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Collectors Vs. Cancer at YakFace.com


The gang at YakFace.com have passed along word of a contest they have running this month. The Collectors Versus Cancer charity contest invites customizers to help raise money for the American Cancer Society and at the same time have a chance at a prize themselves! Follow the link for all the details.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Clone Wars Wave 12 Loose Images


We got a handful of loose images of the upcoming Clone Wars Wave 12. Click on through to check out Cold Weather Anakin, Sidious, and more!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Ulic Qel-Droma Loose Image


Our friends at Black Sheep Toys sent us a great image of the upcoming Ulic Qel-Droma figure from the Tales of the Jedi #6 comic pack. You can purchase the figure at their Ebay Store right now!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

More New Ship Prototype Images


We've got another gallery of the new vehicles we reported on about a month ago. Click through for new images of the Republic Swamp Speeder, Separatist Gunship, Rebel Snowspeeder, and Bespin Cloud Car. While not yet confirmed, these new images show some detailing on these items like opening hatches and more, so click on through to check out the huge gallery, and thanks to our friend for the imgages!

Saturday, January 2, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

BOGO Packs Expanding

A month ago Wal-Mart stores started receiving 2 figures bundled together for around $7.50, and it seems to have expanded to Target, and to include newer Legacy figures as well as Legends! I saw only Legends BOGO sets at Wal-Mart last night, but Target had Jedi and New Hope wave Legacy figures in the same sets. Happy hunting.

Friday, January 1, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

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