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October 2009


I Scream, You Scream!!!


The day we all here at JediDefender thought would never come, came true! Today we celebrate the release of the Ice Cream Maker Guy, Willrow Hood. Read on for a special feature showcasing the greatest figure in Star Wars history!

Thursday, October 29, 2009 | Scott Pearson

NahaDar Vebb Loose Image


We received a nice loose image of Jedi Knight Nahadar Vebb this evening. Looking nicely articulated, and fantastically sculpted, fans of the Clone Wars can look forward to mailing away for this popular character soon!

Monday, October 26, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

Customizing Contest Reminder


Just a reminder that the deadline for our first Customizing challenge is coming up, November 1st is just a little over a week away! The theme for this contest is going to be any figure from our Top-30 List that we sent in to Hasbro. We've had several great entries submitted so far, and there is still plenty of time to join in on the fun. Keep the entires coming! Read on for the rules.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 | Ryan Phipps

Hasbro Q&A - Round 74


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

Friday, October 23, 2009 | Scott Pearson

Kubrick Deluxe Series 1


The Build-A concept is coming Kubrickland starting with Series 1 of a new Deluxe Line. June 2010 will see the release of a Jabba's Palace set of figures which each contain a piece to build the Slimy Slug himself (complete with Dais!). Head on in to our forums for more info and pics and discussion!

Friday, October 23, 2009 | Scott Pearson

Imperial Slow Ride Early Images


The Wal-Mart exclusive Dewback with Sandtrooper arrived a little early for some of us recently, and so I put together a little boxed and loose gallery for your enjoyment. Click on through to check out all his scaley goodness! And the new trooper isn't any slouch either.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

Mills Fleet Farm Toyland Opens Today


A heads-up for all our Midwestern readers - Mills Fleet Farm stores open their annual Toyland section today! The 2009 Toyland Catalog shows the Star Wars Legacy Collection and Clone Wars basic figures priced at $6.89 each. Be sure to hit your local Fleet Farm store today to check out the deals!

Saturday, October 17, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

2009 Walk Now for Autism Fundraising Effort


The gang at TheJawa.com have asked us to pass along that DarthWormie will be taking part in a 2009 Walk Now for Autism event in honor of his son Jefferson. Click here if you'd like more information on the walk or if you'd like to make a donation to the cause.

Friday, October 16, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper Squad Leader Pre-Order


Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for the 12" Sandtrooper Squad Leader figure! Click here to pre-order your Squad Leader or click here to take advantage of the FLEXpay option.

Friday, October 16, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Entertainment Earth to Produce Action Figure Stands


Entertainment Earth is once again offering Action Figure Stands that are compatible with most 3.75" Hasbro figure lines. The stands come in either Gray or Clear versions and the first batch is due in February 2010.

Friday, October 16, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Toy Fare Fan's Choice Vote Live


The lists are in, the Top 30 are posted, and the Toy Fare Star Wars Fan's Choice is ready to be voted on. Thirty choices, but only one will be the Fan's Choice, so get your vote in! As Scott pointed out with his early tip on the final Toy Fare list, Jedi Defender's contribution list had 14 characters that made the final Toy Fare list! Those are pretty impressive numbers!

Thursday, October 15, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

Shipping From Dark Horse This Week


Arriving at your local comic shop this week is Star Wars: Invasion #0 from Dark Horse Comics. Can't wait to read it? Then check out Dark Horse's site for a preview to tide you over!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

WOTC Galaxy at War Miniatures Preview #5


Wizards of the Coast has posted their fifth preview of the upcoming Galaxy at War expansion set. This preview looks at the Clone Trooper (with Repeating Blaster) and Elite Senate Guard minis. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way later this month!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Target Geonosis Arena 2-Packs Update


Just a reminder that this is the week Target is scheduled to stock the Legacy Collection Geonosis Arena 2-Packs on store shelves. If you haven't already nabbed a set with the DPCI trick, be sure to check your local store!

Sunday, October 11, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Target Imperial TIE Fighter Hits Amazon.com


Thanks to their internet sales partnership with Target, the Target exclusive Legacy Collection Imperial TIE Fighter is now in-stock at Amazon.com and ready to ship. Thanks to all those who wrote in with the tip!

Sunday, October 11, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

StarWars.com Galaxy at War Minis Preview #2


StarWars.com has posted another preview of the Galaxy at War expansion set from Wizards of the Coast. This preview focuses on minis for Cad Bane and a pair of droid commandos. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way later this month!

Sunday, October 11, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper Squad Leader Revealed


Sideshow Collectibles has posted a new teaser image to announce their new 12" Sandtrooper Squad Leader figure! Priority Pre-Ordering will begin on Thursday, October 15th, with the launch of the weekly Sideshow Newsletter!

Friday, October 9, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

Another Entertainment Earth Free Shipping Event


Once again, Entertainment Earth is offering free shipping on orders of in-stock merchandise totaling $99 or more until October 28, 2009. Now is the perfect time to grab a few of those EE exclusives you've been eyeing!

Friday, October 9, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

New Empire Strikes Back Wave Images


A gallery of loose images turned up tonight for the upcoming Empire Strikes Back wave of Legacy figures. Click on through to check out Zuckuss, Luke Snowspeeder, Wilrow Hood (a JD favorite!), and more!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

Qui Gon & Eopie Arriving


The Hasbro Qui-Gon Jinn & Eopie mail-away promotional sets are showing up across the country (got mine today). Keep your eyes on your mailbox! Join the discussion, and a nice photo gallery of the set thanks to member Matt_Fury, in Our Forums!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

WOTC Galaxy at War Miniatures Preview #4


Wizards of the Coast has posted their fourth official preview of the upcoming Galaxy at War expansion set. This preview looks at the Wat Tambor (Techno Union Foreman) and 501st Clone Trooper minis. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way later this month!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

New Customizing Contest


Just a reminder that the deadline for our first Customizing challenge is coming up in just under a month! The theme for this contest is going to be any figure from our Top-30 List that we sent in to Hasbro. We've had a few great entries submitted so far, but there is still plenty of time to get in on the action. We've had a few minor rule changes/clarifications, read on for all details. And keep those entires coming!

Saturday, October 3, 2009 | Ryan Phipps

Hasbro Q&A - Round 73


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

Saturday, October 3, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

TRU Legacy Collection TIE Interceptor Update


A few folks have e-mailed to let us know that they found the exclusive Legacy Collection TIE Interceptor at their local Toys R Us stores. This version of the TIE Interceptor includes Hasbro's new cockpit sculpt featuring the new control stick and ejector seat! Price is $49.99 plus tax.

Friday, October 2, 2009 | Jeff Smentek

New Prototype Images


We've got a new crop of upcoming Legacy Collection Prototype images. Some figures from the A New Hope wave, Revenge of the Sith wave, and more! Click on through to check them out and check out the sculpting details on these fine future figures.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | Jesse McCracken

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