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Zica Toys 3.75" Sectaurs Kickstarter Update - Pinsor

Zica Toys has updated their Facebook page with a preview of the third figure planned for their 3.75" Sectaurs figure Kickstarter, which is scheduled for launch later this year. Click on the thumbnail image for a look at the Pinsor figure.


Black Series 6" Wave 11 Up for Pre-Order at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for Black Series 6" Wave 11. The wave includes four new 6" figures, three of which you can pre-order individually - Lando Calrissian, Tusken Raider, and Imperial Royal Guard. No word on individual 6" Qui-Gon pre-orders yet!


The Realm Recap - Episode #111 Available

Yakface has posted the latest episode of The Realm Recap videocast. In Growing Old with Star Wars, the guys discuss the latest in collecting news from Hasbro, LEGO, and Funko; the Vanity Fair The Last Jedi images; and more!


Memorial Day 2017

We'd like to take a moment today to remember the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. We are thankful for the sacrifices they made to keep this country safe. We also want to send our best wishes to those who serve today, may you be safe from harm and we hope you come home soon.


Yakface Toyguide Update - 6" Imperial Royal Guard

Another day, another new Toyguide update from our friends at Yakface.com. Today, they are offering up a preview of the new Black Series 6" Imperial Royal Guard figure. I'm sure many are looking forward to army-building this one!


Yakface Toyguide Update - Black Series 6" Qui-Gon Jinn

Our friends at Yakface.com have posted a new Toyguide image gallery for the Black Series 6" Qui-Gon Jinn figure. Click on over for a preview of this great addition to the 6" line. (Hopefully TPM Obi-Wan will join him one day!)


Entertainment Earth 2017 Memorial Day Sale

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is running a Buy One, Get One 60% Off Memorial Day sale! The sale includes a variety of select in-stock action figures, toys, and collectibles and runs through 11:59pm PT Tuesday, May 30th.


Another Interview with Hasbro's Mark Boudreaux

Hasbro's Mark Boudreaux is a popular guy this week. Yahoo! Movies has posted a new interview with Mark, offering up a first-hand history of Kenner's Star Wars playthings. Another really great read on the man responsible for so many of our favorite Star Wars toys!


Star Wars Celebration Continues at Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has posted a bunch of new Star Wars articles today in celebration of the big anniversary. Follow the links to read interviews with Rian Johnson, Kathleen Kennedy, Mark Hamill, and Adam Driver; plus features on Rey's (not Anakin's) Lightsaber and the title 'The Last Jedi'!


Save $10 with New HasbroToyShop Promo Code

Now through May 31st, you can get $10 off orders of $50 or more (plus free shipping) at Hasbro Toy Shop when you enter promo code MAYSAVE10 at checkout!


Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" Legacy Pack Promo

We kicked off our 40th Anniversary celebration of Star Wars this morning with a gift from Hasbro, courtesy of their PR group. The Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" Legacy Pack features a brand new carded 6" Darth Vader figure and stand in packaging designed to inspire Kenner 'Early Bird' nostalgia. Look for it in stores now. #sponsored


Happy 40th Birthday, Star Wars!

Today is the 40th Anniversary of the release of Star Wars (aka A New Hope). To celebrate the film's milestone birthday, we'll be tweeting and retweeting many fun things on our Twitter account, so be sure to follow us (@JediDefender)!


The Story of Hasbro's 40th Anniversary 6" Darth Vader

StarWars.com has posted an interview with Hasbro design director Steve Evans that looks at the development of Hasbro's new 40th Anniversary 6" Darth Vader figure. Click on over to find out why this "no gimmicks" version of Vader was designed to help celebrate the 40th birthday of Star Wars.


Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview

Vanity Fair has posted their June cover story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview. Head on over for the interviews with Rian Johnson, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and more. Then start digesting all those Annie Leibovitz photos - new looks for returning characters plus new characters and locations revealed!


From Kenner to Kylo: Meet Mark Boudreaux

Earlier this week, StarWars.com posted a really nice feature on long-time Kenner/Hasbro employee Mark Boudreaux. Mark is currently the senior principal designer on Star Wars toys at Hasbro and has been working on the property ever since the early Kenner days. Jump on over and read on to find out how Star Wars became his life's work.


Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" Wave 2 Hits Toys R Us

In case you missed it, a few of our forum members found Wave 2 of the Black Series 6" 40th Anniversary figures at their local Toys R Us store this week. The wave includes Jawa, Death Squad Commander, C-3PO, Chewbacca, Tusken Raider, and Stormtrooper.


Steel City Con - June 9th To 11th

Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns June 9th to 11th, and Horror fans will want to take note! This is a special Horror Fan Edition of the show! Perfect for the filming location of the classic Dawn of the Dead! Read on for details.


Five Below Strikes Back - Rogue One Edition

Five Below isn't done dumping Star Wars toys. Friend of the site Blue Harvester reported, hot on the heels of Force Awakens figures recently turning up there, Rogue One Wave 3 (Shoretrooper, Thrawn, etc.) are also making an appearance at the discount chain! With Five Below, your mileage can/will vary, but happy hunting!


Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" R5-D4 Give-Away

Just a reminder that our friends at Yakface are giving away a Gamestop exclusive 40th Anniversary 6" R5-D4 carded figure! Click here to find out what you need to do for your chance to win! (Give-away open to US residents only.)


Gamestop Star Wars Battlefront Apollo XV-700 Blaster

In case you missed it on Twitter yesterday, Hasbro has announced a new Star Wars Battlefront NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 blaster and face mask. The Mandalorian warrior themed set will hit GameStop exclusively this Spring. Click here for the full press release and high-res images.


Zica Toys 3.75" Sectaurs Figure Line Kickstarter Update

Zica Toys has updated their Facebook page with a look at the second figure included in their 3.75" Sectaurs figure kickstarter coming later this year. Click on the thumbnail to check out the General Spidrax figure. Zica revealed the first figure, Dargon, last month.


Funko 3.75" 1960s Batman Figures - Wave 1 Update

Funko has updated their blog with carded images of their upcoming 3.75" 1960s Batman Figures. Wave 1 includes Batman, Batgirl, Catwoman, King Tut, Bookworm, and two different Mr. Freeze figures (standard and 1-in-6 chase variant). Look for them to hit this summer.


40th Anniversary 6" Wave 2 Pre-Order at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for Wave 2 of the Black Series 6" 40th Anniversary figures. The case of eight includes 2x Jawa, 2x Death Squad Commander, 1x C-3PO, 1x Chewbacca, 1x Tusken Raider, and 1x Stormtrooper.


2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Winner - Doctor Aphra

StarWars.com has announced the winner of the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Poll! Marvel Comics character Doctor Aphra will be joining the 3.75" Vintage Collection line! Let's hope her droids, 0-0-0 and BT-1, will join the line eventually too!




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