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st NYCC Hasbro Panel reveals

October 07, 2016, 09:13:57 PM by dj121
Thank you to our friends over at for covering the Hasbro panel at NYCC. We present a link to their site, where you can click through the album of images shown as the panel. One of the big highlights was the presentation of an all new 6" Black Series Darth Vader. This is a much needed improvement over the last release. It looks like Hasbro listened to feedback about the previous figure and answered with a great looking representation of Vader from "A New Hope".  While we were not able to attend the convention, much appreciation is given to them for providing the coverage.

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st CRAZY discounts on The Force Awakens toys at Walmart

October 06, 2016, 10:40:34 PM by dj121
Hello fellow troopers! Make sure to check out your local Walmart stores. They have been dropping prices on The Force Awakens toys every few days. My local store here in southern Maine had RIDICULOUS prices on TFA X-Wings and TIE Fighters. As you all know, original retail for these were $49.97 and $39.97, respectively. My store had the X-Wing marked down to $13.00 and the TIE Fighter for only $9.00! If you've been holding off on buying these, now is the time!

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st More Rogue One 6" exclusives confirmed!

September 30, 2016, 10:08:10 PM by dj121
Thanks to our friends at, we now know that two more stores will be getting exclusive Black Series 6" figures.

Walmart has confirmed they will be getting an exclusive Scarif Stormtrooper. This version appears to be a standard trooper, where the mass retail version is an officer. No release date has been announced on this as of this time. We will be sure to pass the information along when it becomes available.

Target is releasing a Rogue One three pack featuring a Death Trooper Specialist, Captain Cassian Andor and a repack of Jyn Erso. The pack is already linked on the Target website, but is not currently available. DPCI: 087-06-5491 / UPC: 630509504022
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st Rumors of new Entertainment Earth exclusive Black Series 6" 4-pack CONFIRMED!

September 25, 2016, 09:28:22 PM by dj121
Recent reports coming in show what appears to be a new 2016 Entertainment Earth exclusive 4-pack. The exact line up has not been revealed, but these rumors are pointing to a "Rainbow" pack of Phase 2 Clones including a 212th, 442nd, 501st and a Shocktrooper.

This could be a great troop builder set for those of you who have been waiting for multiple clones. There is a release date, an item number and a price all listed in the photo, however when searching the site, nothing came up. This has not been officially confirmed, so as of now, this stays in the "rumor" category. We will update this post if more information becomes available.

UPDATE! The official announcement from Entertainment Earth had been made, and the 4-pack is now up for preorder! Click the link above and get all the details.

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st Rogue One Exclusives Officially Unveiled

September 25, 2016, 08:57:39 AM by Darth Spice
The team at Hasbro has sent us an image gallery of the upcoming retailer exclusives for Rogue Friday.  Click below to see what's coming (or already at) Kmart, Toys R Us and much more!  As in every other movie release, street dates are being broken around the globe and most are being sold the merchandise with an overide code.

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st Hasbro offers Rogue One "Value" vehicles Updated!

September 17, 2016, 07:46:47 AM by dj121
Thanks to a report from our friends over at, we learned that Hasbro will be releasing smaller "Value" vehicles. The first appears to be a scaled down version of the TIE Striker. The ship is smaller overall, lacks figure compatibility and the dreaded Nerf feature has been removed. The price point should be lower, but with little to no additional play value, will this new line be a success? Having the same vehicles available at two prices at the same time just seems like an unusual approach. And a great way to confuse the average consumer!

UPDATE! X-Wing also revealed in this line.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Bring your Action Figures to Life!

September 16, 2016, 06:33:39 PM by Darth Spice
Create your own STAR WARS movie in a galaxy far, far away with the HASBRO STAR WARS STUDIOFX App! Recreate battle scenes with HASBRO figures and vehicles, and bring the action to life with visual and sound effects from the films. Simply stage the figures, choose which special effects to use, press record, and select when the effects are added to each scene. Pick from "First Person FX" to make Snowtroopers storm the scene with blasters, or "Air Strike FX" for a TIE Interceptor Attack. Unlock additional effects by collecting and scanning compatible HASBRO STAR WARS products. With more than 30 unique effects, the HASBRO STAR WARS STUDIOFX App gives fans the force needed to create their own STAR WARS movie magic. It is now available for free on iOS and Android devices September 2016. Click below for complete details!

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Vader revamps an Old Classic!

September 16, 2016, 07:26:16 AM by Darth Spice
Coming this spring (or maybe sooner) is the new Star Wars Simon game.  It has real Vader sound effects and the Imperial March theme. Do or do not, there is no try and this is a sure hit with just about any Star Wars fan!  Look for this at retail and

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st Update from B.B.T.S.: Rogue One Pre-Orders

September 12, 2016, 09:02:11 AM by Darth Spice

Hasbro Rogue One:  Hasbro presents Rogue One: A Star Wars Story items! Rocket into battle against the Empire with the Rebel U-Wing Fighter, or join the defiant Sergeant Jyn Erso on a top-secret mission to steal the plans to the Death Star with this figure, and build your Star Wars collection with the authentic Imperial Stormtrooper Electronic Voice Changer Helmet! These and more are available for pre-order!

Medicom:  From Medicom come new Star Wars MAFEX figures of Rey and Darth Vader! These super-posable figures include interchangeable heads and weapons. Fans of the Star Wars series don't want to miss out on these amazing figures.

eFX Collectibles:  Collaborating with the Lucasfilm Museum of Narrative Arts Archives and utilizing a digital scan of the actual surviving special effects miniature and original model kit parts, the EFX Millennium falcon is an accurate approximate 1/100 scale reproduction of this iconic ship. Star Wars fans will love this amazing addition to their collection!

Sideshow Collectibles:  Sideshow Collectibles presents the life size R2-D2 figure and a 1/4 scale Premium Format Jango Fett figure! These beautifully crafted figures feature intricate details; R2-D2 includes real-working lights and sounds, while Jango Fett features his distinctive Mandalorian armor. These gorgeous figures and statues make perfect additions to Star Wars collections.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Go Rogue Part 2

September 09, 2016, 07:56:23 AM by Darth Spice
The second installment of Star Wars Go Rogue has hit the interwebs today, click below to see an adventure made with toys that will be made available to collectors at the end of the month.  You might want to hit that XL Trooper with something hard and enter the contest yourself!

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st Deep Roy added to Chicago Pop Culture Con

September 08, 2016, 09:18:59 AM by Darth Spice
We have great news for Star Wars fans who will be attending the upcoming Chicago Pop Culture Con as Deep Roy has just been added to the guest list! He has an impressive resume as an actor and hasn't made a ton of convention appearances, so this is your chance to get a somewhat of a rare autograph. Click below to get your tickets for the event at a mere $10.00 and we hope to see you there.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: "New" 3 3/4 inch Spotted!

September 07, 2016, 08:59:04 AM by Darth Spice
Ok so maybe they're not new to you if you kept up on your vintage collection action figures but needless to say Hasbro is going to rehash 4 figures that fans may have missed from the Vintage Collection.  The assortment of Ahsoka Tano, Royal Guard, Admiral Ackbar and Lando Calrissian (General) might show up at Walmart, but then again some of us still haven't found the "May the 4th" assortment!  Thanks again to estore Robotkingdom for the image and eagle-eyed Corey from First Order Transmissions for the alert.

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st Update from Toy Hutt: And the Winner is!

September 06, 2016, 07:15:03 AM by Darth Spice
Toy Hutt's Quote of the Week contest is a hit and we have been shipping out Funko POP every Monday to lucky customers with knowledge of The Force!  Also, the Monthly August winner for the Funko Pearl White Hikari Stormtrooper was Jorge Correa of Valencia CA.

All September orders will be entered into the 1 October 2016 drawing for a Funko Bossk Hikari limited to only 1000 made!  Now, get those orders in as it's September, which means the entire Toy Hutt crew will be off to Sunny Florida for its yearly vacation.  So Toy Hutt will be on vacation on 11 September & not taking order until the 23rd.  So get those orders in Star Wars fans!

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st This just in from Brian's Toys:

September 03, 2016, 07:50:12 AM by Darth Spice
Battlefront Shock Trooper Sixth Scale from Sideshow Collectibles now in-stock! Get yours shipped today! Check out a super rare Canadian Chewbacca plush hand puppet and other vintage listings in our newsletter.  Check out the best selection of Star Wars collectibles in the galaxy at our website today!

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Enter Thrawn!

September 03, 2016, 07:47:31 AM by Darth Spice
In this preview of Star Wars Rebels Season Three, master Imperial strategist Grand Admiral Thrawn plots the destruction of the Ghost crew and the growing rebellion.  Star Wars Rebels is back with new episodes starting Saturday, September 24 (8:30 p.m., ET) on Disney XD!

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