November 2011

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 30 November 2011 | 13:05 EST

2011 Vintage: These cases are a great way to fill lots of collection holes all at once. Each of these cases is listed at $109.99, and they include figures like Keyan Farlander, Jedi Luke Skywalker, Bom Vindin, Darth Vader, Slave Leia and more. In addition, most of the singles from these assortments are also in stock, so feel free to take a look and grab what you need.

eFX Collectibles: This new collectible from eFX is a follow-up to the "Empire Strikes Back" helmet issued at Star Wars Celebration V. The piece is limited to 750 pieces worldwide and is loaded with detail; we have it listed at $578.99.

Sideshow Collectibles: Sideshow has announced that a number of older items will be coming back into stock, along with a couple of newer ones. We have the new Iceman Comiquette priced at $269.99, and the Holiday Yoda 12" Scale Figure at $74.99. In addition to these, we have the T-800 Endoskeleton Battle Version Life-Sized Bust, the Iron Man Battle Damaged Life-Sized Bust, the Iron Man Mark III 1:2 Scale Maquette, the Boba Fett 1:1 Scale Bust and male and female versions of the Art S. Buck Grey Artist Model figures all coming back into stock in the first two quarters of next year. Finally, there is also a new NBX Pumpkin King Mini Bust coming soon, priced at $79.99.

LEGO: A number of new LEGO Star Wars accessories are up for pre-order. We have LEGO Star Wars Alarm Clocks featuring Darth Vader, Boba Fett or a Stormtrooper, and each is listed at $29.99. We also have a LEGO Star Wars Minifigure Pen 12-Piece Assortment listed, priced at $53.99. Finally, We have LEGO Star Wars Retractible Head Pens featuring Darth Vader, Han Solo, Boba Fett, C-3P0 or a Stormtrooper, and each of these is listed at $12.99.

Gentle Giant: Gentle Giant has just released a maquette of bounty hunter Cad Bane from the Clone Wars cartoon. He is shown wielding both pistols and includes a Certificate of Authenticity; we have him listed at $85.99.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 November 2011 | 13:42 EST
Sandtrooper Spotlight: Your Next Assignment!
You a fiesty one?The LEGO Diorama Master ACPin is making his way through Jabba's Palace and he's now headed into Jabba's Droid Dungeon in the lower levels. If you have been impressed with past works, his latest will have you spittin' bricks! "When C-3P0 and R2-D2 find themselves as pawns in the Rebellion's master plan to rescue Han from Jabba's clutches, they're sent by the crime lord to the droid dungeon where EV-9D9 checks out all the new acquisitions and puts new droids to work where needed..." For more, visit the forums for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 November 2011 | 13:41 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Starspeeder 1000 Unveiled
The Orlando Attractions Magazine uploaded a clip this week featuring a whole new wave of Muppets / Star Wars crossovers and what might be of interest to 3 3/4 scale collectors is the Starspeeder 1000 that should be available sometime in at the end of December. For more click below and it gets interesting around the 14 minute mark. United We Find!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 November 2011 | 13:28 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Tibet House U.S. announces 9th Benefit Auction
On your wish list?"We wanted to let you Troopers know about the Tibet House US Benefit Auction, which is live now through December 13th on Charitybuzz. This year, there is an incredible line up of items including the Star Wars: Frames collection, donated by George Lucas. There are only 1139 of these handcrafted signed and numbered copies, which includes a custom, limited-edition wooden case." For more check out the forums for the complete press release and their website for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 28 November 2011 | 14:19 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Steal a Republic Attack Shuttle
Get it now!Our S.C.A.L.P. Intel has informed us of a sale at on the Republic Attack Shuttle. If you've been waiting for a deal, you might want to check out the $49.99 with Free Shipping, but if you sign up for a new Amazon Credit Card you will get $30 in Amazon cash towards the purchase that brings it to the cost of $19.99. If you have an existing account, you only get $10 off. Thanks again to P.M.P. operative JediMCor for the tip! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 28 November 2011 | 13:41 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: A Few Days Left to Vote!
The choice is Yours!The official Hasbro Star Wars Fans' Choice Poll is winding down on the Star Wars Insider website! You Troopers still have time to vote for their favorite character from among the Top 20 vote-getters from the open polling on Star Wars fan sites. The winning figure will be included in Hasbro’s Star Wars action figure line in 2013, in time for the 30th anniversary of Return Of The Jedi. Voting is open on the Star Wars Insider website until December 1st. The winning character will be announced at Hasbro’s 2012 Collector-Fan Media Day event at Toy Fair in New York in February 2012. Make sure to make your voice heard when you see the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 28 November 2011 | 13:36 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Oui, oui, mes amis!
The team at have posted their report from Rancho Obi-Wan a few weeks ago, and trust me Troopers it was indeed worth the wait. If you were impressed with our coverage, prepare to be blown away as the Fantastic Four from France put together an impressive summary of the incredible evening. I would also like to say how nice it was to enjoy the weekend with these guys, and I look forward to keeping up foreign relations in the future! For more, check out the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 28 November 2011 | 2:28 EST
Dewback Preview: 5 Days and Counting!
We are just five days away from the next Steel City Con! The guest list includes Henry Winkler (The Fonz), Margot Kidder and Linda Blair and you can pick up your autograph from the Fonz for a show special of $25! The Star Wars guests are Bonnie Piesse (Young Aunt Beru) and Mark Dodson (Salacious Crumb), so be sure to stop by to get an autographed photo and don't forget to have your cameras ready for Garrison Carida. For Steel City Con ticket and hotel information visit their website for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 November 2011 | 13:37 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Trooper Down Under makes Big Impact!
We salute you Trooper!Since joining the 501st Legion six years ago I've taken part in some incredible experiences, but none of them can come close to the adventure Jacob French is taking part in. The 21 year-old Austrailian is walking across his country to raise money for the Starlight Children's Foundation and should be reaching Kimba, the halfway point between Perth and Sydney sometime today. For more on this amazing achievement, check out for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 November 2011 | 13:26 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: The latest from the Old Republic
Bioware has released another character progression video on YouTube, but this time the Jedi Consular is profiled and there's not a doubt most of us can't wait for the testing that many of you have taken part in to end. Click below to see the latest transition of the Jedi that no doubt looks beyond incredible!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 November 2011 | 13:19 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Entertainment Earth Black Friday / Cyber Sale!
If you have anything left from your shopping Friday, make sure to check out Entertainment Earth for deals on over fifty items from various licenses including Star Wars, Transformers, G.I. Joe and more! They have an amazing clearance sale on the exclusive Jabba the Hutt w/ Oola & the TIE Bomber if you were still looking to add those to your collections. Plus, if you order more than $49 in merchandise, you qualify for free shipping. What a way to celebrate the holiday!

Entertainment Earth Winter Blowout Sale

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 November 2011 | 13:13 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: The Next Raffle is Soon!
If you Troopers have not enrolled in our Premium Membership Program this year, we're going to be kicking off our fifth raffle since the program launched last May. We still have a very limited supply of the CV autographed Fixer / Cami 2-pack that is yours free with your first tour of duty. For more, visit the forums for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 25 November 2011 | 21:55 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Bid while You Can!
The two Ebay auctions for the autographed helmets to benefit "Princess" Leah Esquenazi are now live! Check out the Clone Helmet and Republic Commando Helmet, even though both might be out of your range right now, but please keep in mind 100% of the proceeds are going to a worthy cause. Click below for more on the buckets featured in these auctions. United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 23 November 2011 | 22:43 EST

Black Friday Sale: This sale ends on Monday afternoon - take advantage of our lowest prices ever on items like this: Seacons = $30, Star Wars 2-Pack = $2, Macross Battlepod Exclusive = $9, Mumm-Ra = $3, Futurama 09 = $13, Sonicron = $29 and dozens more great deals! Stock up on all these great deals before the prices go back up on Monday - Dealers welcome to purchase in bulk.

Hot Toys: This set is truly a great deal. You get two complete figures, one of Luke Bespin and one of Battle-Damaged Luke Bespin, along with extra hands, a light-up weathervane base, an additional figure base, lightsabers and much more. This set of figures is priced at $279.99, $20 off MSRP - be sure to grab yours before they're gone.

Kotobukiya: This figure kit contains two heads - one with eyes closed in silent thought and the other with eyes open - as well as light-up parts. We have this piece listed at $89.99.

Gentle Giant: Nine new pre-orders are up for new product from gentle Giant. We have the 12-inch Walrus Man at $71.99, a General Veers Mini Bust at $67.99, a Sebulba & Anakin Mini Bust Two-Pack at $121.99, a Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Mini Bust at $62.99, a Deadpool Pencil Cup Desk Accessory at $88.99 and Marvel Mini Busts of Hawkeye, Iron Man Classic Silver, Deadpool and Thor Modern, each at $79.99.

Star Wars Spyware: Four new Star Wars items are listed under the Spyware line from Jazwares. The Bounty Hunter Watch is priced at $19.99, with the Night Vision Goggles at $16.99, the Perimeter Droids at $19.99 and the Voice Changer at $19.99 as well.

Fifth Sun T-Shirts: A number of new and returning t-shirts are now in stock. We have shirts from both versions of Voltron as well as Star Wars, so be sure to take a look at them.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 November 2011 | 13:44 EST
Affiliate Update: Black Wednesday Sale!
"Gentle Giant will be offering free domestic shipping and 50% Off international shipping for any orders placed from Wednesday, November 23rd through Wednesday, November 30th for in stock merchandise. ALL shipping discounts will be applied when your order is processed for payment. Your order confirmation will reflect the full shipping amounts, so please do not be alarmed. Once your order has been processed a copy of your invoice will be sent to your email address on file reflecting your shipping discount."

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 November 2011 | 13:41 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief:
The latest film from George Lucas has its sights set on theaters in the near future, click below to see the latest trailer for the movie Red Tails entitled "Courage." Go behind the scenes and see the extraordinary effort that was put into the film.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 November 2011 | 18:33 EST
Sandwatch Guides: New Clone Wars Figures Added!
Our month of "November Reign" continues as we have updated our Sandwatch Guides with five of the newest Clone Wars figures hitting your local Walmart and Target stores the past several weeks. Click below for the latest from our Stealth Assassin Trooper! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 November 2011 | 18:24 EST
Dewback Patrol: Grand Florida Alliance Collector Event!
Great job Rook!We take our Dewback Patrol menu to the deep south of Florida where new recruit Nabil6901 has reported in with coverage from the Grand Florida Alliance collector event last weekend. This event will show you that you don't always need a huge convention for a good laugh and a great time! Thanks again to the crew at ACME for a super afternoon to be had by all. United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 November 2011 | 14:06 EST
Sandtrooper Spotlight: Giving thanks for ACPin!
Right where Capt. Solo is!The LEGO Diorama Master ACPin has delivered once again by adding the super cool Jabba's Prize in our forums. There is no question this is as close as you can get to bringing Return of the Jedi to life with bricks. "Later that night, the bounty hunter Boushh enters the throne room to see Han Solo frozen in carbonite up close." For more, visit the forums for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 November 2011 | 13:38 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: LEGO to spread Holiday Cheer!
Spread the Holiday Cheer Troopers!The team at LEGO wanted to let you Troopers know that they are launching a fun, holiday-themed LEGO Star Wars micro site benefitting the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program that features shareable stop-motion animation e-greetings, a contest with impressive weekly and grand prizes and holiday-themed polls. Beginning Monday Nov. 21st through Dec. 24th, LEGO will donate one toy to the National Toys for Tots program for every LEGO Star Wars e-greeting shared with the goal of reaching 1 million toys. So we’re asking Troops to “use the force” with a click of the mouse this holiday season and help us spread goodwill and cheer. Also, to kick-off the countdown this weekend (and in support of the local Bay Area Boys & Girls Club), thousands of residents and visitors of the San Francisco Bay Area will help LEGO Master Builders construct the world’s largest LEGO Santa Yoda. Perched alongside the Union Square ice rink and weighing nearly 4,000 pounds, LEGO Santa Yoda will stand 12-feet tall with an ear span of 10-feet, check out the reference model for comparison!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 November 2011 | 13:22 EST
Sandtrooper Spotlight: Orange Pauldron is top Ranking!
Great Tribute my Friend!We have another Sandtrooper Spotlight to share with you Troopers as forum member Orangepauldron has updated with a very sleek Mando Girl. He added a very impressive tribute and back-story to his new character, as it's truly amazing how someone can turn negative into a positive. You can also check out the forums for more photos and the recipe and don't forget to sound off your thoughts and share your latest works with our ranks too.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 19 November 2011 | 20:34 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: More Class II Vehicles!
Not much left now Troopers!We have just uploaded another salvo of Hasbro images that include new Class II Attack Vehicles. You can now see what the packages will look like on Anakin & Sebulba's Podracers, and the newest version of the A.A.T. in our latest gallery but take note the U.S. packages will slightly differ. There is also a one of the Battle Packs we missed and a trifecta of Titanium vehicles on the way too. United We Find!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 19 November 2011 | 20:16 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Help Customs for a Cause!
"Echo Base News has launched a new contest to support ROAR (Rwandan Orphans Assistance Response), a charity based in Australia and run by actress Lily Nyamwasa, who portrayed Jedi Master Stass Allie in Attack of the Clones. The contest is called Customs for a Cause, and aims to bring Star Wars artists together to exhibit their creations and raise money for ROAR’s various charitable projects which help provide water, school supplies, and other basic needs to children in Rwanda." For more click below to visit their Facebook page to get the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 19 November 2011 | 20:11 EST
Dewback Patrol: "Occupy Sansweet" Report Live!
Thanks Steve!It is so hard to believe it was two weeks ago that this night was underway and in full swing. I must also apologize for my delay in getting my thoughts from the evening transcribed but needless to say it was the most impressive array of Star Wars ever assembled so it took a lot longer than I would have liked. In any case, the wait was indeed the worth if you take a moment to read the complete report from what I'll call one of my grandest evenings ever in the near decade that I've "worked" for this website! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 19 November 2011 | 13:03 EST
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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This week's Brian's Toys newsletter knocks it out of the park! The Vintage section has been reloaded with great items, particularly of the ESB 21-Back AFA variety. Place your pre-orders for some great Gentle Giant and Sideshow, including the sixth scale DX Series Luke Bespin, 12" Jumbo Walrus Man, and the General Veers Mini Bust!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 17 November 2011 | 14:35 EST
Sandwatch Live: Interview with James Arnold Taylor
We have uploaded our final clip from our adventure at Rancho Obi-Wan as I put the finishing touches on my mission report! See what it's like to have the honor of living up the the legend of Sir Alec Guinness and Sir Ewan McGregor. Also, see what San Diego Comic-Con advice I would bestow upon Master Kenobi? Thanks again to Steve Sansweet and the hard-working staff at Rancho Obi-Wan for a memorable evening. United We Find!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 16 November 2011 | 20:39 EST
Dewback Patrol: Trooperfest 2011 Report & Photos!
Still riding high!We have updated our Dewback Patrol menu with a complete report from Trooperfest 2011. The 501st mega-bash was held in Dearborn, MI last weekend and the guest of honor was none other than Mr. Steve Sansweet. For more, check out the complete report from our most famous retired Trooper Boba Binks! Thanks again for the update and it's great to see you out having a good time! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 16 November 2011 | 19:43 EST

Overstock Sale: We've cut prices on 30 older overstocked items, many figures are in the $3 to $5 range each. We've also updated the rest of our sales menus so all current sale items can be found here.

Death Star Trench Run: This exclusive new box set goes back to the original movie and includes Luke Skywalker's X-Wing with Luke in Pilot Suit and R2-D2 plus Darth Vader and his TIE Advanced. We have this great new set listed at $134.99, and it will make a great gift for any fan. We also have a limited supply of the Stealth Ops Clone Trooper.

Star Wars Spy Gear: Night Vision, Voice Changer, Perimeter Guard and Bounty Hunter Watch - all fun new Spy Gear from Jazwares will be arriving soon - each item is priced at $19.99 or less!

Star Wars Electronics: Three new Star Wars electronic items have been put up for pre-order. Both Captain Rex and Darth Vader each have a figural alarm clock listed, priced at $49.99 apiece; in addition a Darth Vader CD "Boombox" is up, shaped like the helmet of the Dark Lord, and it is listed at $79.99.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 16 November 2011 | 19:28 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: New Gentle Giant Products!
See the latest from Gentle Giant!The team at Gentle Giant have put out their November solicitations and we have just added a photo gallery of all of the new listings! You can now pre-order the Anakin & Sebulba 2-pack for $135 or the General Veers for $75. These are two items are a must-have if you collect this line, and they also have added Walrusman to their 12-inch scale Vintage line. For more, visit their website to get your order in, as all three of these new Star Wars items are due Spring of 2012.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 15 November 2011 | 23:26 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Help Baby Leah!
What began weeks ago at Fan Days will soon be hitting Ebay to help a small child that really needs it, I encourage you to see over 45 signatures that are plastered across these helmets from all over the Star Wars universe! Click below for the video, and if you can please bid and take part in these auctions, United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 15 November 2011 | 0:01 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: More 2012 Hasbro Images!
Right in our cross-hairs!We have uploaded another barrage of Hasbro images that include new Class I Fleet & Attack Vehicles, Battle Packs, and a couple other minor surprises, just kidding Troopers it's only a couple of sets of repacks! All jokes aside, there is no question they did a great job on the new packaging in this collection and stay tuned for anything else that comes across our radar from our S.C.A.L.P. Intelligence Troopers!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 November 2011 | 23:31 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: More TPM Vintage Images!
The crew at Jedi have posted a salvo of loose figure images from the upcoming Phantom Menace wave of Vintage Collection figures. There is no doubt there's going to be quite a few of these on your hit list, but check out nine of the first twelve to get the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 November 2011 | 20:57 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Some REALLY Cool Auctions!
Keeping it cool for the kids!Continuing where they left off last year, our good friends and sister site's 2011 Cool Toy Review Toys for Tots Challenge kicked off a couple of days ago, and the first sixteen auctions are now live. Check out the super cool auctions that include donations by Mark Hamill, Zack Snyder, James Marsters, James Roday, S.E. Hinton, Tom Kane, Kyle Newman, Cat Staggs, Arthur Adams, Ashley Eckstein, Kevin McNally, Michael Hogan, Diamond Select Toys, Gentle Giant, Sideshow Collectibles, and D. Martin Myatt of CTR. They still have a lot more coming, so stay tuned for more awesome auctions that will see 100% of the proceeds going to Toys For Tots.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 November 2011 | 16:33 EST
Hasbro Q & A Session: One more for 2011!
Latest Q&A from HasbroWe have received our latest batch of questions for the year 2011, it hard to believe we only have one session left in this year. However if you have wanting to know what to do with your yellowed Clone Troopers or wonder why they wouldn't put out an all-new set of podracers vs. trotting out repacks, check out the forums for the latest spin. If you have one you have been sitting on a good question year, please visit the forums and perhaps it'll be included with the last set of the year! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 November 2011 | 16:37 EST
Sandwatch Live: Inside Skywalker Ranch!
We have uploaded a video clip from our adventure of Skywalker Ranch last week. Even though I am not the greatest cameraman in the world, join me as I take you through one of the most exciting afternoons ever experienced concerning a certain galaxy that is far, far away!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 November 2011 | 16:32 EST
Dewback Patrol: Skywalker Ranch Report LIVE!
Here is the low-down Troops!To my surprise, it has taken me over a week to transcribe by thoughts from the mission that was a tour of Skywalker Ranch last week. What was it like to see where most of the magic that is Star Wars comes from? Did we get to see anything really cool? You have seen the photos, now check out the complete report from our day at the Ranch! Thanks again to Matt Wood for being such an outstanding host and tour guide.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 11 November 2011 | 21:31 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Happy Veteran's Day!
NEVER Forget!We would like to say an extended thank you to all of the proud Veterans who have served in the armed forces. Freedom isn't free and we thank you all for giving us such a precious gift. We thank those of you who lost a loved one and we hope you enjoy this day with your friends and family. May we wish our armed forces a safe return home from Iraq and Afghanistan. From sea to shining sea, let freedom ring! God bless the United States of America, and United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 11 November 2011 | 21:31 EST
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Select Gentle Giant 12" jumbo vintage figures have been reduced by 20%! Get Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Chebacca, and more at $59.99. Also reduced is the Wampa plush doll from Celebration V in Orlando, FL. Yours for only $49.99. Check out other great items this week, such as the Sideshow 12" Utapau Shadow Trooper and more at our newsletter!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 11 November 2011 | 2:18 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: 2012 Vintage TPM Loose Images!
Boom, boom, boom, Haw, haw, haw!Since so many of you asked, I ordered our S.C.A.L.P. Troopers to keep digging and they have delivered on loose images of the upcoming Phantom Menace wave. Check out the hi-rez images of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn, Anakin Skywalker, Ratts Tyrell & Pit Droid, Battle Droid, Darth Maul, Darth Sidious, Queen Amidala, Naboo Royal Guard, Quinlan Vos, Daultay Dofine and Ben Quadinaros. We'll try to keep you up to date on anything else that passes through our binoculars, but for now check out the loose images of one of the most exciting waves in a long time! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 11 November 2011 | 2:08 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: More Clone Wars & Movie Heroes!
Is it still too quiet?We have added another massive image gallery of upcoming Hasbro Star Wars items. We a gallery of role play items for those of you who have a young one you need to start thinking about a gift for! However there is a gallery of Clone Wars, Movie Heroes and a couple of other items in this photo gallery that is basically a clean up from yesterday! Is it not about time they made Queen Amidala "Battle" again? Make sure to sound off in our forums and let us know what you think! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 November 2011 | 15:28 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: 2012 Phantom Menace Carded!
It still looks like Da Wang!We also have added several carded shots of the Vintage Collection Phantom Menace wave that is ready for 2012. As a collector, there are many we have been waiting to see made for years! There are even a few figures that we did not see packaged at New York Comic-Con last month, so check out the photo gallery and let us know what you think of the new additions! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 November 2011 | 15:25 EST
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: New Clone Wars & Movie Legends!
You thought we forgot about new?We have added a ton of photos from the package changing Clone Wars collection if you haven't seen them from the New York Comic-Con galleries. We also have carded and loose Movie Heroes for 2011, but I'm afraid it's not a whole bunch you don't already have in your collections! For a breakdown of what is just around the corner, check out the photo galleries and make sure to drop by the forums and let us know what's in your area! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 9 November 2011 | 15:46 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Thank a Vet!
As we honor the service of our military this Veteran’s Day, the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society would like to encourage Star Wars fans to support our troops by participating in our charity fundraiser for Operation Troop Appreciation. PSWCS is selling a limited edition medallion featuring Princess Leia, with all proceeds going to the charity. The medallions were produced in a one-time run of 1000 pieces, are approved by Lucasfilm Ltd., and include a COA.

OTA chose Princess Leia for their medallion as she represents the strength and dedication of the military wives who run the organization. PSWCS is thrilled for the opportunity to work with this amazing charity which directly supports deployed military personnel. You can learn more about Operation Troop Appreciation by visiting this page.

You can order PSWCS/OTA charity medallions at their website. Thanks to our veterans, and thank you for your support!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 7 November 2011 | 20:50 EST
Mos Eisley News Brief: Back in Star Wars Insider!
Thanks Kid!We have been informed by P.M.P. member JediMCor that Sandtroopers has once again made it into the pages of Star Wars insider. Check out the article that appears on page 73 this month that Danny Bamberg from Lake Villa, IL wrote in! It should be noted that this was during our 2010 appearance, not this year at Chicago Comic-Con. Thanks again kid, this shot was one in a million! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 7 November 2011 | 17:00 EST
Dewback Patrol: "Occupy Sansweet" Interview
We have uploaded our interview with Steve Sansweet from his office this past weekend at the re-opening of Rancho Obi-Wan. Find out exactly what's going on out there and you can also send queries about private tours to if you are interested in seeing it for yourself. Huge thanks to Consetta, Anne, and Steve Sansweet for a wonderful time!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 7 November 2011 | 7:23 EST
Dewback Patrol: Occupy Sansweet Video Highlights!
I have just uploaded some of the highlights from the grand re-Opening of Rancho Obi-Wan Saturday night. There is so much to look at, there were times you simply felt dizzy! There is even a special guest appearance from Seth Green from Robot Chicken! Thanks again to Steve Sansweet & the fantastic staff at Rancho Obi-Wan for inviting us to the party.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 6 November 2011 | 19:31 EST
Dewback Patrol: Operation Occupy Sansweet is Underway!
Occupy Sansweet is underway!We have uploaded another huge photo gallery of the "other" Ranch here in Northern California. For years I've dreamed of making it out to Rancho Obi-Wan to see the largest private Star Wars Collection in the world. Last night, we took part in a grand re-opening of the super-collection, and please stay tuned for the mission reports and lots of video from the incredible weekend, until then enjoy the photos as I make my way back home from what I'll call the best weekend ever! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 November 2011 | 22:33 EDT

15% Off - 1600 Items: We've reduced pricing by 15% on all the older items on the menu below. Menu will be updated daily to remove items as they sell out.

20% TO 40% Off - 1300 Items: Over 600 items have already sold out on this sale, be sure to check through the remaining items for some great deals.

Sideshow Collectibles: This Sith assassin Asajj Ventress will now be getting her own life-size bust. It stands almost 24" tall, includes a removable cloth cowl, and is priced at $494.99.

Fifth Sun t-shirts: We now have listings up for t-shirts from a new vendor, Fifth Sun. This first assortment includes t-shirts from Voltron (lion and vehicle versions), Star Wars and Futurama, so take a peek at them and see what you like.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 November 2011 | 22:29 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Skywalker Ranch Photo Gallery LIVE!
Imperial Troops have entered the base!We have uploaded a massive photo gallery of the adventure that was Skywalker Ranch this afternoon. We toured the tech building, the main residence, Lake Ewok, and we even saw Mr. Lucas just as he was leaving! Stay tuned for the mission report and video from our journey, until then take a gander at the photos from the most amazing place on the planet!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 November 2011 | 22:19 EDT
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It's Sideshow Collectibles week over at Brian's Toys where they have stocked up on over 20 different Sideshow items. Many of which include the 12" Jabba the Hutt, the Anakin vs. Tusken Raider Diorama, and a 12" Grand Moff Tarkin pre-order. Also, check out the variety of Vintage AFA in stock with plenty more to come in the following weeks. For more featured items from this week's newsletter, check out the Brian's Toys homepage at our website.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 November 2011 | 21:33 EDT
Dewback Preview: Darth Spice visits Skywalker Ranch!
If you Troopers have been following us on Twitter, you'd see I've been on a tour at Skywalker Ranch this afternoon! It was an incredible time and stay tuned as we upload what is close to 200 photos from our adventure today. We'll also be revealing what I'm really doing here tomorrow, but stay tuned for the full report as soon as we can get everything ready. Thanks again to our tour guide Matt Wood for what is no doubt one of my most incredible experiences ever!

Posted by: Nabil | 3 November 2011 | 15:25 EDT
Area Report: Wave 9 still Hitting Hard!
A few days ago, I went to Wal-Mart I came across 2 fresh cases of Vintage Collection figures & man was it heaven! I found all of wave 8 & 9 some of which include: Revenge figures (Luke, Darth Vader) & wave 9. (Bastila Shan, Rebel Soldier & Ponda Baba "Walrus Man") I was jumping for joy when I had the chance to check out the shipping case while finding these figures. I have posted a couple of videos to my YouTube channel so be sure to check those out. As always, United We Find!

Posted by: The_Josh | 1 November 2011 | 16:29 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Spooktacular Wrapup
Sideshow Collectibles Spooktacular 2011 has come to an end and Star Wars fans I imagine are going to walk away very happy with the items announced. No matter really what you collect you got something you could order. 1:6th collectors got the Utapau Shadow Trooper and Holiday Yoda, PF collectors got Tarkin and his droid, and 1:1 collectors got a preview of the Darth Malgus figure. Check out Sideshow site then come chat with us about it in our Sideshow Collectibles Star Wars section.

General- Star Wars Dioramas

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 1 November 2011 | 13:35 EDT
Dewback Preview: Trooperfest in Sight!
We wanted to remind you Troopers that Trooperfest 2011 will be November 11-13 this year. In a couple of short weeks, the party will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn in Dearborn, MI. The second annual Trooperfest is a celebration of the 501st Legion and if you are not a member, the event is open to friends of the Legion. There will be many activities on tap and Mr. Steve Sansweet will be on hand personally for the festivities. For more information check out the Trooperfest event shop to get the