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November 2011


Fans' Choice Voting Closing Soon


Hasbro and Star Wars Insider have revealed the top 20 vote-getters that make up Phase Two of the 2011 Star Wars Fans' Choice Poll! Click here to check out the list and cast your vote! The voting wraps up December 1st at midnight, so get your votes in NOW!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

1/6 Phase I Clone Captain Details


Sideshow Collectibles updated with an image gallery and pre-order info for their upcoming 1/6 Phase I Clone Captain! Look for him to go up for order Thursday morning for $89.99.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Preview - Slaves of the Republic


The Official Site has posted the next Clone Wars preview for Slaves of the Republic! Head over, check it out, and get ready for more of Anakin working through his emotional outbursts.

Monday, November 28, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Charity Auctions


A reminder to our fans that the charity auctions will end soon for Baby Leah, a very sick little girl that the Star Wars community has rallied around. Check out, and bid on, the autographed Clone Trooper Helmet & Clone Commando Helmet, and read about the worthy cause you'd be helping support!

Monday, November 28, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

G.I. Joe Q&A - Round 12


Another round of the G.I. Joe Q&A (better late than never!) was returned to us. Read on to check out the latest scuttlebutt, and hit up our Joe Defender Forums for even more!

Monday, November 28, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

TRU Sale - 11/27 to 12/3


Toys R Us is running another 2-for-$12.99 sale on action figures, including Marvel, G.I. Joe, and Star Wars. Star Wars appears to be limited to Clone Wars and Legends by the pricepoint indicated in the sale, but your mileage may vary on getting Vintage in the sale as we've seen in the past.

Sunday, November 27, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Disney Starspeeder 1000 Details Revealed


Orlando Attractions Magazine posted a great preview/reveal of the Starspeeder 1000 Ship/Playset coming out (And other collectibles)! Look for this behemoth toy to be at Disney parks soon, word is it'll be a reasonable price too! Check out the video to see this impressive ship.

Sunday, November 27, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Steel City Con Returns - Next Weekend!


Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns December 2nd-4th! With Bonnie Piesse (Young Beru) & Marc Dodson (Salacious Crumb) in attendance, as well as the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collector Society & 501st Legion, Garrison Carida, this is going to be a big Star Wars show! Read on for the details you need to make your way to this incredible show!

Sunday, November 27, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

UPDATE: JD Give Away - Lego Mini-Figures Series 1


This week the JD Giveaway returns, but with a little something different. We've got Lego Minifigures to give away! The figures are from Series 1, and we ask that you read on for details on how to enter to win!

UPDATE: The winners are announced! Read on to see who won. Also, sign up and stay tuned for more give-aways from Jedi Defender, as there are already new ones in the works folks!

Thursday, November 24, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Sponsor News - Brian's Toys


Site sponsor Brian's Toys is running a huge Thanksgiving 5-Day Sale this week! Read on to check out just some of the deals you can find!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Entertainment Earth Deals


Site sponsor Entertainment Earth has great deals this week on Star Wars products. You can pick up the TIE Bomber for $20, the Jabba The Hutt set w/Oola for $19, & the Republic Attack Shuttle for $54! These are great prices, so get your orders in now for Christmas!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Preview - Kidnapped


Another new episode of The Clone Wars is just around the corner, and you can check out a preview for the episode Kidnapped right now! Looks like a BARC Sidecar finally makes an appearance in the show!

Monday, November 21, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

TRU & K-Mart Sales - This Week!


Two big sales kicked off this week, including a Toys R Us Buy-2-Get-1 Free deal on all Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Marvel and more! Not to be outdone though, there is a K-Mart Buy-1-Get-1 50% Off sale on basically the same figures! What's better? Both stores have been reportedly getting newer Vintage Collection waves in, so now is a good time to stop at both.

Monday, November 21, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Collect All 92! Chief Chirpa


Collect All 92! looks at the leader of the most hated characters in Star Wars until 1999. Head on into our forums to check out Chief Chirpa!

Sunday, November 20, 2011 | Scott Pearson

UPDATE: JD Give Away - Lego Mini-Figures Series 1


This week the JD Giveaway returns, but with a little something different. We've got Lego Minifigures to give away! The figures are from Series 1, and we ask that you read on for details on how to enter to win!

UPDATE: The contest is closed, and we would like to thank everyone who entered! Stay tuned for our winner announcements, the latest toy news, and our next give away soon!

Sunday, November 20, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

More New 1/6 Scale Clones Announced


Hot on the heels of Bespin Luke going up for order, there's news of new 1/6 Clones too! Sideshow also announced a Phase I Clone Captain & 442nd Siege Trooper are in the works. Check 'em out.

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Hot Toys Bespin Luke Pre-Order Up


Sideshow Collectibles has put up pre-orders for the exclusive Bespin Luke (With Vader Apparition Head) & regular edition Bespin Luke from Hot Toys! As expected, these aren't cheap at $299.99, but are really detailed and packed with extras!

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

BBTS - Republic Shuttle Discounted


Site sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has slashed the price of the Republic Attack Shuttle again! This time for a low $55 you can own this beast of a toy, or pick one up for the Star Wars fan in your family this holiday season! Let 'em know Jedi Defender sent you!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Hot Toys Luke Noggin Teased


Hot Toys revealed an accessory fans will be giddy over for their upcoming 1/6 Scale Bespin Luke! It's an exclusive Luke's Head from his climactic confrontation with himself on Dagobah! You can also read a translated article from the picture's source on their Facebook Page.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

UPDATE: 2012 Vintage Image Gallery


Thanks to our friends at the HobbyStock store, we're able to bring you a huge gallery of 2012 The Phantom Menace figures! Read on to check out the detailed loose shots of next year's figures early, and get into Our Forums to discuss!

UPDATE: Several of these figures are up for auction right now on the HobbyStock Ebay Store! Get your bids in now.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

The Clone Wars - Carnage Of Krell Preview


This week's Clone Wars episode preview is up at the Official Site! Check out the trailer and images for Carnage Of Krell, and get to our Clone Wars TV thread where our forumites discuss every episode!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

2012 Vintage Image Gallery


Thanks to our friends at the HobbyStock store, we're able to bring you a huge gallery of 2012 The Phantom Menace figures! Read on to check out the detailed loose shots of next year's figures early, and get into Our Forums to discuss!

Monday, November 14, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Hasbro Star Wars Q&A - Round 94


The latest Star Wars Q&A has been returned to us! Read on for the answers, and stop into our Star Wars Q&A Discussion when you're done to discuss all that was learned this round!

Friday, November 11, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Veteran's Day

We would like to take the time to remember all the U.S. Military Personnel, past and present, who have sacrificed so much for us all. Spend this Veteran's Day remembering those who served our country, and those who serve today.

Friday, November 11, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

New Carded 2012 Figure Images


The guys at Sandtroopers.com have acquired some early Hasbro pics of carded 2012 Vintage, Clone Wars, & Movie Heroes figures! Head on over and check out the spiffy looking Episode 1 cardbacks.

Friday, November 11, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

JD Give Away - Lego Mini-Figures Series 1


This week the JD Giveaway returns, but with a little something different. We've got Lego Minifigures to give away! The figures are from Series 1, and we ask that you read on for details on how to enter to win!

Thursday, November 10, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Preview - Plan Of Dissent


The Official Site has a look at this week's Clone Wars episode, Plan of Dissent! Check it out, and get ready for more Clone Warring this weekend.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

PSWCS Charity Medallion


With Veteran's Day almost here, the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society is trying to sell the remainder of its Medallions for Operation Troop Appreciation. Find out how you can get yours by reading on.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Steel City Con Returns - 12/2 to 12/4


Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns December 2nd-4th! With Bonnie Piesse (Young Beru) & Marc Dodson (Salacious Crumb) in attendance, as well as the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collector Society & 501st Legion, Garrison Carida, this is going to be a big Star Wars show! Read on for the details you need to make your way to this incredible show!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Cardboard Clone Armor for Kids


Have some kids at home and too much free time? Then check out this post at Instructibles that helps you build a full set of Clone Trooper armor using boxboard sheets! I've got two five year olds and a relative who works for a boxboard company... if only I had the free time!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | Jeff Smentek

Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG Update


LucasArts has updated the Star Wars: The Old Republic website with a new video on Imperial Agent Character Progression. In this video, you’ll get a small sampling of the armors and skills available as your Imperial Agent class character evolves through gameplay.

Monday, November 7, 2011 | Jeff Smentek

Hasbro Toy Shop Sale


It's been a while but a good sale code is up for HasbroToyShop.com! You can get 25% Off & Free Shipping using code FSFAM11 at checkout! Hopefully new product hits their site soon, and people rake in the deals!

Monday, November 7, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Target Clone Wars Figure Sale - 11/6 to 11/12


Clone Wars basic action figures are on sale this week at Target for $6.99 each! With new waves hitting frequently at the big red dot, it's a good time to look! Also, keep the ad handy to get price-matching at Wal-Mart and K-Mart (and possibly TRU depending on their mood).

Monday, November 7, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

TRU Sale - 11/4 to 11/5


Toys R Us is running a door buster sale on Star Wars figures from 11/4-11/5! The sale is 2-for-$14.99, though if you have the door buster coupon in the ad, you can get 2-for-$11.99! Either way, it's not a bad deal on Vintage Collection figures, especially at TRU's inflated prices.

Thursday, November 3, 2011 | Jesse McCracken

Free Shipping Deal at HasbroToyShop


HasbroToyShop.com is offering free shipping on most purchases of $50 or more through December 18th. The free shipping offer does not include HasbroToyShop exclusives or Hasbro’s Ultimate Gifts.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow Life Size Darth Malgus Announced


Sideshow Collectibles has wrapped up this year's Spooktacular, but not before dropping one last Star Wars product teaser image on us - the Life-Size Darth Malgus figure! Keep an eye on future issues of the Sideshow Newsletter for priority pre-order updates!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 | Jeff Smentek

Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG Update


LucasArts has updated the Star Wars: The Old Republic website with a new Warzones Game Systems page. Follow the link to check out the latest news on player-versus-player combat headed your way this December!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 | Jeff Smentek

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