The Case for a The Black Series 6″ Mara Jade

Look, I know I don’t usually cover Star Wars figures, I know I have BotCon info to put up, and I know I am not even part of the polling process, but I need to get this out there. The only character you should vote for in the Star Wars 2015 Fans’ Choice Poll is Mara Jade. I admit that I’m biased. My wife is a huge Mara fan. But honestly, there is no better choice for the winner, simply because this is the best opportunity. I know the 6″ The Black Series line is missing a lot of iconic

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Funko’s Final Star Wars Celebration Exclusives

Star Wars Celebration starts tomorrow, and we’re getting caught up on these Funko announcements.  At booth 1410, you will have the opportunity to buy a lot of awesome Funko Star Wars merchandise!  We already showed you some of the exclusives; here are the rest! Verdigris Greedo Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 500 Matte Black Boba Fett Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Icey Storm Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 750 Star Clone Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Funko x Super 7 Super Shogun: Shadowtrooper 24″ tall, features a left fist launcher and wheeled

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Funko’s May the 4th Be With You Contest — Still Going On!

If you got caught up too much in Star Wars Day celebrations — or you hate “May the Fourth” so much you turned off your phone and computer for 24 hours — and missed Funko’s “May the 4” Contest, don’t worry — you still have time to enter! Funko is giving away four prototypes from their Pop!: Star Wars line.  One winner will receive prototypes of The Emperor, Biker Scout, Bossk, and Luke Skywalker Hoth.  These are the prototypes made to test out the characters and features, and are limited to five prototypes.  That’s it.  Five.  In the entire world (or

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Hasbro Reveals 6″ The Black Series Yoda and SDCC Jabba the Hutt

As part of yesterday’s “Star Wars Day” celebration, Hasbro revealed two new figures in their popular 6″ The Black Series line.  First off, as announced by voice actor Tom Kane on the Star Wars Instagram channel, we will be getting a figure of Yoda: And for San Diego Comic Con 2014, we will get a 6″ scale Jabba the Hutt with Salacious Crumb!

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#NYCC – Hasbro’s Star Wars Reveals

Tonight, Hasbro held a pre-NYCC cocktail party called “Twas the Night Before…”  This party gave media sites the chance to preview new product as well as mingle with fellow fans.  Here’s what Hasbro debuted for Star Wars: BLACK SERIES – 6-Inch Tonight’s reveal was all about Episode III, with the debut of Anakin Skywalker. STAR WARS® BLACK SERIES 6-INCH ACTION FIGURES (Approximate retail price: $19.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: Spring 2014) In 2013, Hasbro took collectible STAR WARS action figures to the next level with the introduction of the six-inch BLACK SERIES action figure line! This exceptional collection of

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Funko Presents Star Wars: Series 4

Funko has sent over pictures of new Star Wars Pop! Vinyl figures and they’re so cute you may just go nuts.  Available October 24th, you can get Jar Jar Binks, Queen Amidala, R2-D2, Admiral Ackbar, Wicket the Ewok, and my personal favorite – Lando Calrissian.  Your toy shelf needs a Lando Pop! Vinyl.  Trust me. I mean, come on, how can you not want that?

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Hasbro Reveals from Star Wars Celebration Europe

In Essen, Germany, this past weekend, Star Wars fandom converged at Star Wars Celebration Europe.  As part of the festivities, Hasbro presented a panel highlighting new and upcoming Star Wars toys.  The good people at Hunter PR and Hasbro sent over images of their reveals, which you can look at in the galleries below. Star Wars: The Black Series – 3 3/4″ Line Star Wars: The Black Series – 6″ Line

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