Went and checked a couple of stores yesterday after work (and picked up the soundtrack as well). Both Target and Wal-Mart had stocked a little bit of "newish" stuff, mainly the #33-36 figures. To be honest, what I saw the most of was Clone Pilots. There were tons of those. I found one Clone Commander at Wal-Mart, and decided to pick it up. Just a real nice figure. I had the "Splodin'!!" Grievous in the cart, but ultimately decided to put it back. I just didn't think that I really needed it, and from what I've read on here from others that have picked it up...it is apparently "teh suck". Anyways, they had several of those as well, so I don't know if they are going anywhere anytime soon. A few Palpys as well (red saber version), and other than that it was more of the same. I have seen #37-40 (minus the Tank Gunner) at Wal-Mart as well, but those seem to have sold for the most part now.
Thanks to the info from you guys here at JD, I was able to score the Target Clonetrooper as well. I checked the Star Wars section, and nothing there, and as the Mrs. and I walked over to look at dog stuff, there was a Target employee stocking rubbermaid containers. I just asked her if she could look up a DCPI number for me, to see if they had any in stock, and she said sure. I gave it to her, and she asked me what it was, and I told her "a Star Wars figure". She then took me to the Star Wars section to show me that is where they kept their figures, and asked if I saw the one I needed there. I said "no, I don't think so", so she called back to see if they were in the stockroom (and they were), then asked how many I wanted. I just went with one, but I have the feeling I could have had as many as I wanted. I don't think this lady was particularly knowledgeable on it, but was more than happy to help and quite friendly. Anyways, i was quite happy to get one (despite the $12.99 price), and now I don't have to keep checking or try to get over there on Mother's Day.
On a side note...regarding Wal-Mart...they seem to have a strange pricing thing going on over there. Our particular store has basically two Star Wars sections. One very large section that you can see when walking the "main aisle", and then another, smaller section, that is located in the action figure aisle...where the "normal" section would be. The pegs on the large section have the figures priced at $4.98, while the old section is still at $5.24. A week or so ago, I picked up Polis Massan, Amedda, and a #6 Clone. When we checked out, Polis and Mas rang up $4.98, while the Clone was $5.24. The lines were crazy, and I didn't mess with the hassle to get the 26 cents back, so I let it go. Then last night, same thing, pegs labeled $4.98, but the Clone Commander fig I found rang up for $5.24. I don't know if they have some sort of dual price thing going on or what. At first I thought that maybe the older stock was $4.98, and newer was at the normal, $5.24 price...but that doesn't make sense since the 37-40 figures were at the lower price. Oh well, the weekly ad says $5.24, so that is probably the correct price anyways....just found it odd. On a side note, both Target and Wal-Mart still didn't have the Vader TIME Magazine, instead having the May 2nd issue featuring the new Pope. I'm guessing (hoping) that the Vader one doesn't actually hit until next week, sure would like to pick it up.