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July 2010


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If you haven't done so already, make sure you Like and then follow one of your favorite Star Wars Collecting sites over on Facebook!

Saturday, July 31, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Collect All 92! AT-AT Commander


Today we celebrate the official release of the new AT-AT and Modern Vintage line with a look at the AT-AT Commander. How does he stack up to the previous General Veers and the original Vintage Commander? Read on in Collect All 92!

Saturday, July 31, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Celebration 5 Cube Dude Exclusives


The Official Site updated tonight with a look at the Celebration 5 Exclusive Lego Star Wars Cube Dude set, all bounty hunters, as well as a nice interview with their creator, Angus MacLane! Click the link to check it out.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Wal-Mart Jabba w/Throne Surfacing


The Wal-Mart Exclusive Jabba the Hutt w/Throne & Oola has begun to surface! They've been spotted on the West Coast, Chicago, and possibly other areas, so happy hunting for one of the best OT items of 2010!

Saturday, July 31, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

2010 Product at Target


The big red bullseye is the place to be for the latest Star Wars products! We've gotten loads of reports, and my own first-hand-account of the entire 2010 line-up of Clone Wars, Vintage, and more at the local Target! Happy Hunting.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Steel City Con Returns Next Week


Just one week away to one of the largest Toy/Collectible shows in the East! That's right, another Steel City Con is around the corner, and none other than Jake Lloyd will be making his first Pittsburgh appearance! Read on for the details you need to attend.

Friday, July 30, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Celebration 5 Collector Group Patches


Five Star Wars collecting clubs, and five patches for Celebration V! Click the image above to check out this unique Celebration collectible, and read on for the full press release!

Thursday, July 29, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Carded Vintage Magna Guard Image


We also received a nice picture of the upcoming Vintage Magna Guard all carded up and spiffy. This is easily one of my favorites from the upcoming Revenge of the Sith wave of Vintage figures, and it rocks a lot of articulation and a softgoods poncho! How could you not want a dozen of him?

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Hoth K-3PO Loose Image


We received a nice crisp loose shot of the K-3PO figure from the upcoming Target Defense of Hoth battlepack. The figure looks to sport a ton of articulation using one of the newer protocol droid sculpts! This is bound to be one hot Hoth pack.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Hasbro Transformers Q&A - Round 2


Our 2nd round of questions have been answered by Hasbro's Transformers Team! Click on through for the answers, and then visit our Transformers Discussion for all the Transformer talk you can handle.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Collectors Vs. Cancer Auctions


A group of customizers, working through Yakface.com, have put together a charity auction called Collectors Vs. Cancer. Their auctions end in just over a half hour of this posting, so head over and bid for a worthy cause!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Kubrick DX Series 3 and 4 Confirmed


Mini pictures of the next two waves of Kubrick DX Series have been confirmed. Series 3 will be Tatooine themed with a buildable Landspeeder. Series 4 will be Death Star themed with a buildable Imperial Probe Droid. Look for more info as it comes in and these later in 2010/early 2011!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Jodo Kast Arrives


K-Mart's exclusive Jodo Kast figure has begun to surface around the country, including my own find tonight at the local store. At $8.99, he's actually not badly priced for an exclusive figure, so get back on the hunt!

Monday, July 26, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

UPDATE: Death Watch Trooper Images


So Comic-Con ends and what turns up but a loose image of one of the Death Watch Mandalorians from the upcoming battlepack! Click the image above to check him out in all his Mando glory, with all his Mando gear.

UPDATE: Added a second image.

Monday, July 26, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Collect All 92! Imperial Commander


After completing the Hoth Rebels, Collect All 92! moves on to the Empire side of things. First up is the Imperial Commander.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Clone Wars Season 3 Preview Video


OK, so Comic-Con maybe didn't wow you with all the Star Wars toys and goodies you hoped for? Well something better turned up at the Official Site! Click on through for a preview of Clone Wars Season 3, and get ready for another exciting season of Star Wars TV!

Saturday, July 24, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Comic-Con Maul & Owen Available


The San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Visionaries Maul & Owen comic pack is available on StarWarsShop.com! Click on the link and get your purchase in!

Saturday, July 24, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Sith Sink Even Lower for Cash


Hard times have really fallen on the Sith it seems. None other than Darth Vader himself was caught on camera committing an Armed Robbery at a Long Island bank. Thankfully, it seems noone was hurt. Sith... I tell ya.

Friday, July 23, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Star Wars at Wal-Mart.com


Tired of trying to deal with Toys R Us, and waiting for August 6th? Just head on over to Wal-Mart.com to find tons of the newest Star Wars toys available, and some even on sale! Thanks to our friend Adam for the tip.

Friday, July 23, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Season 2 Video


The Official Site posted a trailer for Clone Wars Season 2 on DVD and Blu-Ray. Click the link to check out all the details on the boxed sets, and get ready for the release on 10/26/10!

Thursday, July 22, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

ARC's Invade Comic-Con


The Official Site updated with some of the hottest news out of San Diego Comic-Con! New images of Season 3 Clone Wars characters! ARC Troopers are long overdue in this reporter's mind, and so is Shaak Ti! Check out the entire story for more characters and bigger images.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

UGO.com Comic-Con Hasbro Toy Give-Away


We've got an opportunity for our readers to enter and win some Hasbro swag! Our friends at UGO.com are giving away a number of the Hasbro SDCC exclusives starting Today, 7/21, and Tomorrow, 7/22! Check out UGO.com's Comic-Con coverage to practically put you at the convention!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Hasbro G.I. Joe Q&A - Round 5


Jedi Defender has the latest round of answers for the G.I. Joe Q&A ready for deployment. Read on for the details, and feel free to jump into the discussion in our new Joe Defender forum section, for all the G.I. Joe radio chatter this side of the U.S.S. Flagg!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Another Flamethrower Clonetrooper Image


We received another image of the upcoming Flamethrower Clonetrooper recently, from the episode "Landing at Point Rain". Still no sign of the actual flamethrower accessory either, though this gives a nice look at the upcoming figure's deco and backpack! Thanks to our friend for the image.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Borders.com Deals


Thanks to my old Pittsburgh buddy Jason K., I was made aware that a ton of Star Wars items (except Lego) are on sale at Borders.com! From graphic novels, to even the Gentle Giant bookends (for 50% off!), there's plenty of deals there to be had if you act fast.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Premium Format Clone Trooper Preview


Sideshow Collectibles updated again tonight with a look at their Premium Format Episode 2 Clone Trooper. Click on through and check him out in all his super-sized duplicated glory!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Sideshow Yoda Hut Details


Sideshow Collectibles once again shows why they're one of the top toy companies out there, and simply floors collectors with a look at their 1:6 Scale Environment Yoda Hut! Pre-order information and pictures are available now. And don't forget to pre-order your Yoda 1:6 Figure to go with it!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Captain Jayfon Image


Another new Clone Wars figure surfaced, this time it's Captain Jayfon of the Senate Commandoes. You may remember him before Cad Bane offed him on the landing platform around the Senate building. Click the image above to check him out!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Comic-Con Lego Exclusives Revealed


Lego comes up with some of the cooler exclusives at conventions, and Comic Con is no different. Check out the Official Site
to see the Star Wars Cube Dudes boxed set, which purchasers will be decided on by lottery at the Lego booth each day of the show!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Clone Wars Clones Unveiled


Some new Clone Wars Clones images turned up, and they appear to possibly come from the Hidden Enemy battlepack rumored by Jayson over at Yakface! Click the images above to check out Trooper's Gus, Slick, and Chopper, all with helmets off and droid finger collection in-hand (no pun intended).

Monday, July 19, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Defender Wishlists 2010: Tournament of Champions WINNER


The winner of the 2010 Defender Wishlist Tournament of Champions is the Rebel Fleet Trooper. This figure has been strongly hinted at by past Q&A's and long wished for by our own Jesse James. Hopefully we'll get a peek at a new RFT this weekend! Thanks to all who voted this year in all of the wishlists and if you want to check out the full results, head on in to our forums.

Monday, July 19, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Toys R Us Sales Continue


So you thought the BOGO sales were good? Well Toys R Us is running a new sale now, where any two Star Wars figures ($7.49 retail price) are just $9.99! The sale covers other lines as well, such as Marvel and G.I. Joe, and runs until 7/24.

UPDATE: A quick update as we got a number of emails that the new vintage figures are NOT part of the sale since they're ringing up at $9.99. The sale only pertains to figures that are $7.49 originally. Thanks to Adam for pointing this out.

Monday, July 19, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Facebook


If you haven't done so already, make sure you Like and then follow one of your favorite Star Wars Collecting sites over on Facebook!

Sunday, July 18, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Collect All 92! Leia (Hoth Outfit)


The cutest Snow Bunny this side of Ilum is the next figure in Collect All 92! Leia (Hoth Outfit) is part of the forthcoming first wave of retro Vintage figures and was a pretty good vintage figure too!

Saturday, July 17, 2010 | Scott Pearson

New TIE Bomber Images Surface


The new (and improved) TIE Bomber Hasbro has mentioned, has turned up with new boxed photos! Click the pics above to check out this slightly retooled ship, which appears to be more of a light grey in color, and features an ejection seat, and firing concussion missle tube now as well as the bomb dropping feature!

Friday, July 16, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Defender Wishlists 2010: Tournament of Champions


The results are all in, now it is time to crown the ultimate wishlist winners. You can vote for 15 of any of the 80 announced Wishlist winners in our forums! Votes are due by Monday July 19th, so we can tally and get the results ready for Comic Con. This truly is a Tournament of Champions!

Friday, July 16, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Hasbro Star Wars Q&A - Round 85


Hasbro has sent us their latest answers to another round of Q&A! Read on for the details.

Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Comic Deals and Reveals at Entertainment Earth


Site sponsor Entertainment Earth updated just now with the final Montross/Mereel comic pack to their exclusive set! And if you haven't already, now is a great time to Pre-Order The Set while it's on sale till only Saturday ($10 off!). Hurry before you miss out!

Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

AT-AT Auction for Charity


Want to pick up a new AT-AT and help out a fantastic cause at the same time? Then Hasbro and the Toy Industry Foundation are giving you 2 chances to do both! Read on for the details on this exciting and worthy cause.

Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Clone Wars Season 3 Teasers at Comic-Con


The Official Site updates with a hint at things to come at San Diego Comic-Con, as the Clone Wars 3D crew will be on-hand giving details on the show's production, and first glimpses of Season 3 and new characters! Click the link to check it out!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Plush Debuting at Comic-Con


The Official Site updated with a sneak peak at new Plush Items that will debut at Comic-Con! Click the link to check out the new packs and figures headed your way. The cutesy stuff just always seems to get me.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

SDCC Exclusive Comic Set Images


The fine folks at Hasbro are teasing with images of the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Visionaries Darth Maul & Owen Lars comic pack. In a spiffy outer package around the set, it really is a nice display for this incredible looking set!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Defender Wishlists 2010: Tournament of Champions


The results are all in, now it is time to crown the ultimate wishlist winners. You can vote for 15 of any of the 80 announced Wishlist winners in our forums! Votes are due by Monday July 19th, so we can tally and get the results ready for Comic Con. This truly is a Tournament of Champions!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Defender Wishlists 2010: The Expanded Universe Winner


Crazy clone Jedi Joruus C'baoth was the winner of the 2010 Expanded Universe Poll. See the rest of the results here!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Scott Pearson

Sideshow Obi-Wan Kenobi Legendary Bust Pre-Order


Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for the Obi-Wan Kenobi Legendary Scale Bust! Click here to pre-order your old Ben bust or click here to take advantage of the FLEXpay option.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Nicanas Tassu Figure Image


Yes, Nicanas Tassu! If you're curious who this guy is, who had a figure magically appear today, he's one of the Jedi who tosses Anakin and Obi-Wan lightsabers in the Arena. We have heard that he's part of another round of Target exclusive Geonosis Arena 2-Packs coming out this year. Click the image above to check him out!

Monday, July 12, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

2010 Star Wars Imperial AT-AT Found at TRU


Reports are popping up all across the internet that the 2010 Star Wars Imperial AT-AT is being found at Toys R Us stores across the south-western USA (mostly California and Arizona). Keep those eyes open and maybe you'll find one at a TRU near you soon!

Monday, July 12, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow C-3PO Life-Size Bust Pre-Order


Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for the C-3PO Life-Size Bust! Click here to pre-order your 1:1 scale 3PO head or click here to take advantage of the FLEXpay option.

Sunday, July 11, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

On Sale This Week at Toys R Us


Once again this week, you'll find a "Buy One, Get One 50% Off" deal on all Hasbro Star Wars toys at Toys R Us. The BOGO50% deal is available both in stores and on-line, so hopefully we'll all have some good finds this week!

Sunday, July 11, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Defender Wishlists 2010: The Expanded Universe


Unlike some other Johnny Come Latelies, for the last 7 years, JediDefender has run an informal fan poll asking for your ten most wanted characters from the various Star Wars films. All you have to do to take part in our latest poll is come up with your Wish List for your top ten 3-3/4" figures for Star Wars: The Expanded Universe Jedi. Either submit via our forums or via e-mail. Results will again be hand delivered to Hasbro at Comic Con, so let the fun begin!

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Scott Pearson

2010 Star Wars AT-AT Preview at Han's Hideout


Ready for another preview of the 2010 Star Wars Imperial AT-AT? Then click on over to Han's Hideout to check out a few more new pictures of what is sure to be one of the smash hit toys of 2010!

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Hallmark's 2010 Star Wars Keepsake Ornaments


StarWars.com has posted a nice feature on Hallmark's 2010 Star Wars Keepsake Ornaments. The ornaments will go on sale at the Hallmark Gold Crown stores during the Keepsake Ornament Premiere event on July 10th.

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Steel City Con Returns for August 6th, 7th, & 8th


Just one month away to one of the largest Toy/Collectible shows in the East! That's right, another Steel City Con is around the corner, and none other than Jake Lloyd will be making his first Pittsburgh appearance! Read on for the details you need to know to attend this fantastic show.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Toys R Us BOGO Done?


Still on the prowl for the new Star Wars toys at the Buy-One-Get-One for half off prices at Toys R Us? Well, you may want to make a call before you trek out to see what's available, as my local store had figures marked at 9.99, and the sale was done!

Monday, July 5, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Sideshow 12" Hammerhead Pre-Order


Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for the 12" Momaw Nadon figure and the Mos Eisley Cantina Nadon's Nook 12" figure environment. The Sideshow exclusive edition includes a unique Ithorian staff accessory.

Saturday, July 3, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Gentle Giant's SDCC'10 McQuarrie Vader Mini-Bust


Gentle Giant has announced some new details for the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con exclusive McQuarrie Concept Darth Vader Mini-Bust. The mini-bust features 3 different interchangeable heads and will be limited to 2500 pieces at the show.

Friday, July 2, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Gentle Giant's Jumbo Vintage Kenner Stormtrooper


Gentle Giant has also announced a new line of collectibles - Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure repros. The line was created by digitally scanning mint 3-3/4" Kenner figures and reproducing them at 12 tall, complete with accessories and Kenner homage packaging. The first figure, Stormtrooper, will sell for around $85 and is a SDCC'10 exclusive limited to 1500 pieces.

Friday, July 2, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

Cereal Box Collectibles Free at CV Collecting Panels


Gus Lopez and his team have done it again, creating another great set of give-aways for those attending the Celebration V Collecting Panels. There are sixteen collectible cereal boxes, one for each panel at the show. The boxes will be handed out at random times and will be absolutely free.

Friday, July 2, 2010 | Jeff Smentek

G.I. Joe & Star Wars Clearance


We're getting some reports that Target is starting to slash prices on Star Wars and G.I. Joe product still in stock. For the most part, basic figures are gone from both, and your mileage may vary as to what (if anything) is marked down!

Friday, July 2, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

Comic Packs Live at Entertainment Earth


Site sponsor Entertainment Earth have posted the exclusive wave of comic packs they have obtained from Hasbro for later this year! Click the image or link to get your pre-order in. It's 4 cancelled sets, and gives us the first look at the Baron Fel/Isane Isard set which only surfaced on retail lists earlier in the year.

Thursday, July 1, 2010 | Jesse McCracken

New Figures at TRU


JD Staff Member Paul was able to score all of the Empire Strikes Back wave at Toys R Us this morning. Reports of the new Legends and Clone Wars waves also showing up at TRU have also been trickling in. No sign of anything at Wal-Mart or Target yet. Head on in to our forums to share your latest scores!

Thursday, July 1, 2010 | Scott Pearson

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