While looking at The Black Series 6" 45: Kylo Ren figures that arrived on Walmart's Pallet displays I noticed that the color of his legs was changed from a shiny black to a flat black. My local stores had 10 of these with the Flat Black legs. The Date Stamps were all 72281. Not sure if this is a permanent change or just a goof, since I cant find any Kylo figures around here with a newer date stamp over 72281.Add a comment
With the recent arrival of Walmart's Exclusive 3.75-Inch Black Series Pallet displays that were mainly filled with pegs warmers which have plagued their Action Figure Isles for over a year now, people have been sending in emails asking where is The Last Jedi Wave?
Walmart's current Holiday Kids Catalog does show this wave advertised, but the small print does say "Select 3.75", so no guarantee it will be The Last Jedi Wave found.
The officially release date of this wave (Printed on the case) was November 1st, but some stores received this wave early back in September. I personally have only seen this wave once at my local stores and that was a week or so after Force Friday II.
So why did Walmart just receive a bunch of older figures instead of The Last Jedi Wave? I am assuming they see the Holiday Season as a great opportunity to move old stock thats been sitting in their warehouse. Also remember this The Last Jedi wave is the tail-ender of this line, so its not known how many Hasbro will / have produced.
I am assuming another round of this wave will make it to local stores at some point. Also you can keep a eye on the product listings at Walmart.com, but they are currently out of stock. Keep checking the product pages and also check your local stores by clicking "see more stores" next to Pickup option.Add a comment
In this Weeks Newsletter:
• Big Christmas Savings - Receive up to 90% Off Select Items Now!
• Black Series 6-In Wave 14 Now Available
• Newly Listed-Graded/Ungraded Vintage Items!
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Today I have added The Last Jedi 3.75-Inch General Leia Organa figure to our HD Photo Gallery. Figure includes a Blaster Pistol and Removable Cloak.
Enjoy our large, clear, sharp HD Images that you wont find in other Archives.Add a comment
For those that like to collect paint errors, I just found one on The Black Series 6" 50: Elite Praetorian Guard figure. Instead of his shoulder armor being painted dark red to match the rest of his armor, it was painted a pinkish color instead.
At first I thought the one I found might just be a one off, but I was able to find a dozen or so at my local Walmarts with this paint error, most of them being found on their Star Wars Pallet display. I also found a transition figure with 1 red and 1 pink painted shoulder armor as well, which was a bit harder to find (only found 3).
• 1 Pink Shoulder Armor and 1 red (Date Stamp 72301)
• 2 Pink Shoulder Armor (Date Stamp 72441)
You can see the paint error above. The Photo was taken with my iPhone, which is a bit bright. The paint error is really noticable in hand, so you will know if you found one.Add a comment
As you noticed for the past year and a half I have pretty much taken a break from photography and have not updated our HD Photo Gallery as frequently as I have in our past years. Reason being we had 2 new additions to the family and between everyday life and the new additions my time was spread pretty thin, so had to take a break until things normalized again. In my down time though I did manage to create new photo filters and custom digital tools to improve our already impressive HD Photos which I have used for the first time with The Last Jedi 3.75-Inch DJ (Canto Bight) figure. Our new HD Photos will concentrate on quality over quantity. Most photos will be at least 2500 pixels in height, so make sure you take advantage of that by making sure your browser is displaying the full sized image.
Anyways added to our HD Photo Gallery today is The Last Jedi 3.75-Inch DJ (Canto Bight) figure. He includes a Removable Jacket and Blaster. Enjoy!Add a comment
Hasbro has updated The Black Series 6" 44: Rey (Jedi Training) figure with a bloody scratch / wound on her right arm. The updated figure is shipping with the Snoke Wave, which is now slowly arriving at Target Stores. The Date Stamp on the one I found was 72441.Add a comment
Just a reminder that Columbia Sportswear's Echo Base Jacket Collection goes on sale tonight (12/8/17) at 12:01am EST at Columbia.com and at Columbia branded retail locations
We are excited to share with you that Columbia Sportswear and Star Wars are launching a new collection of jackets this week. The upcoming Echo Base collection features three premium, limited-edition jackets inspired by the three main characters from iconic film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Priced at $400, these high-performance jackets feature Columbia’s industry-leading technologies to ensure that they stand up to the freezing conditions on planet Hoth, or other galaxies closer to home. The Echo Base collection will be available in limited quantities at 12:01am EST on December 8 at www.columbia.com/starwars. Columbia branded retail locations will also sell these intergalactic jackets when those stores open that day.
In addition to offering the three key styles, Columbia is partnering with Harrison Ford on an extremely limited run of brown parkas - the Han Solo Echo Base Archive Edition. Each of these parkas are hand-signed by Harrison Ford and will be only be available in select Columbia stores. 100% of the proceeds from these signed jackets will go to Conservation International, a global organization dedicated to protecting nature.Add a comment
My local Texas Walmart received another Star Wars Pallet Display today, but this time it included Black Series 3.75" figures, 6" figures, and The Last Jedi 3.75" Deluxe sets. But before you get to excited The Black Series 3.75" figures were mainly previous peg warmers that can still be found down the action figure isle at some Walmarts. The Black Series 3.75" figures on the display were Ahsoka, Ackbar, Imperial Guard, Imperial Death Trooper, Jyn, and Lando. There were no sign of The Last Jedi figures Rose, Luke, First Order Stormtrooper Executioner, or Elite Praetorian Guard. As for The Black Series 6" figures, it was the Maz wave.
Kind of disappointing that Walmart is not receiving the newer waves of 3.75" and 6" Black Series figures.Add a comment
Walmart.com has updated their product page for their Exclusive Black Series 6" Kylo Ren Throne Room. It now states "This item is only sold at a walmart store", so not sure if it will make it online or not. Their tool to find these in stores is now live as well, just look for Pickup and click "see more stores" and enter your zip-code.
I contacted Walmart's PR and they said these should hit retail stores mid December, so hopefully that happens and we will see them next week some time.
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Things kick into high gear on December 13. Your favorite stormtrooper-turned-hero Finn joins the fight for the Resistance and Captain Phasma steps on to the Battlefront for the First Order. They can be purchased with in-game Credits from that week. Whichever faction is victorious in completing the most challenges that week will net a reward as well: a special Crate of high-power upgrades for Finn or Captain Phasma.
New locations and vehicles will also arrive. On December 13, the cinematic content from Star Wars™: The Last Jedi continues with a new planetary map: Crait. The Starfighter Assault map of D'Qar will join as well, plus a new hero ship – Tallie Lintra's RZ-2 A-wing. Poe Dameron’s T-70 X-wing is also upgraded with a new ability inspired by Star Wars™: The Last Jedi .
Iden Versio returns. In Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II Resurrection, you’ll join Commander Iden Versio during the days of the First Order’s rise to power. These new chapters of Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II’s single-player story mode will be available December 13.
Your choice of faction will continue to matter. Throughout December, you'll see your chosen faction's progress reflected in-game, as you fight alongside allies from around the world to swing the tide of battle.Add a comment
ToysRus.com has started to charge (my card was charged yesterday) and send out emails to those that preorder the Forces of Destiny Platinum Edition Princess Leia figure set that we first reported about back on 10/24/17.
"We have received your order # 00000000-0 and our team is busy preparing it for delivery."
If you did place a preorder and your payment method has not been charged yet, you may want to check your order status and make sure there was no issues with your payment method. Some people that used PayPal have stated that their orders got cancelled.Add a comment
Just a reminder for those that collect the Disney's Elite Series Die Cast figures that Supreme Leader Snoke will hit your local stores today (12/5) and is now available at shopDisney.com. Price is $26.95 each.
This is the last of the announced Elite Series Die-Cast figures for this year.Add a comment
Stopped by my local Texas Target store today and found 8 of their Exclusive Black Series 6" Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) on Ahch-To Island figures on the shelf. Also readers have been sending in reports of finding these at their local stores as well from Coast to Coast.
This item keeps bouncing in and out of stock at Target.com as well. Also on the product page you can use the "find in store" tool to see if your locals stores have them in stock.
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Target's Exclusive Black Series TBS 6" Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) on Ahch-To Island has begun to arrive at doorsteps from Target.com. I ordered mine when we first posted it being available in the early AM on December 1st and choose free shipping and received mine today. I ordered 2 and they arrived in a over-sized shipping box and were mint.
These look to be out of stock at the moment at Target.com, but they have already started to hit some local stores across the Nation. Still waiting on them at my local stores, but should hit the shelves this week.Add a comment
Barnes and Noble is currently having a 30% Off Black Series Products. The sale is good in stores and also online. I did some spot checking on their website and it looks like the discount applies to figures, Vehicles, Lightsabers and etc. Thanks to reader "Darth Rico" for the alert and photos!Add a comment
Yesterday we posted about Walmart receiving new Star Wars Product Pallet Displays for the Holiday Shopping Season, but my local store had broke down the display and stocked the shelves with the product, so couldn't get a picture of the Display. Well stopped at another local store this morning and they received 2 of these Displays (same products on both) so I snapped a picture for those interested in what it looks like.Add a comment
In this weeks Newsletter:
• Sideshow Life Sized Stormtrooper Bust
• Anovos Helmet Preorders
• New AFA Graded Carded Figures Just Added
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A while back Yakface.com (thanks Jayson) had posted info on the Breakdown of The Black Series 6" Wave 15 figures. Nothing was confirmed or official but today they followed up their story confirming the contents of this Wave as Overseas retailer RobotKingdom has begun to take preorders. There will be 8 figures, some repacks and some new.
• DJ (Canto Bight) (New)
• Rey (Resistance/Island Journey) (New)
• Clone Captain Rex (New Face Print)
• Captain Poe Dameron (#53 Repack)
• Lando Calrissian (#39 Repack)
• Imperial Royal Guard (#38 Repack)
• Captain Phasma (#06 Repack)
• First Order Stormtrooper (#04 Repack)
Hasbro's PR has sent us a Press Release anouncing the Return of Mighty Muggs.
We're excited to announce that the new Hasbro Mighty Muggs are now available for online pre-order at most major retailers. Fan-favorite characters from both Marvel and Star Wars are available including Captain America, Spider-Man, Groot, Hulk, Rey, Darth Vader, Leia and more.
STAR WARS MIGHTY MUGGS Figure Assortment (Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: January 2018) Iconic STAR WARS characters are spinning heads around the galaxy with the STAR WARS MIGHTY MUGGS Figures. Whether it be REY with a face of determination preparing for battle or KYLO REN with an evil grin as he imagines taking over the galaxy, these hyper-stylized figures feature a push-and-turn mechanism that lets fans change the figure's facial expression by pushing down on the head. With 3 different expressions and classic character designs, these figures will have fans doing a triple take. Characters include LUKE, PRINCESS LEIA, REY, KYLO REN, and more. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.Add a comment
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