June 2011

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 June 2011 | 20:22 EDT

4000 Item Sale: We've just cut pricing on hundreds more items and updated the sales menus. There are now over 4000 items priced between 20% and 90% off our list price! Check for many new additions in the lower discount brackets and check for great deals on previous sale items in the higher discount brackets.

Comic-Con Episode IV: This deluxe book is a great way to remember (or experience for the first time) the majesty of Comic Con. It is fabric bound with loads of extras and comes with 224 pages of interviews and photos about movie, television and comics, and we have it priced at $64.99, $10 off the MSRP.

Comic Plush Figures: We have received a large shipment of plush items from Comic Images. We have Super Deformed and Footzeez figures of Marvel characters like the Silver Surfer, Hulk, Storm, Captain America, Thor and more, and Star Wars characters like Obi-Wan, Yoda, R2-D2, Anakin, Darth Maul and many others. In addition to these, we have Star Wars Golf Club Head Covers and Back Buddies, so be sure to check the menus and grab your favorites.

Advanced Graphics Stand-Ups: We have received a couple more shipments of Advanced Graphics cardboard stand-ups. These near-life-size characters come from licenses like Popeye, DC, Bruce Lee, Austin Powers, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Terminator, Nightmare Before Christmas, Looney Tunes and Star Wars - be sure to check the menus at the link and find your favorites.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 28 June 2011 | 22:13 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Legoland Discovery Adventure
We posted the report and photos from our mission at the Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg, IL this past Saturday, click below for a short clip of what their Star Wars day has to offer. Thanks again to the Midwest Garrison and Neil Auer TK 3446 for such an outstanding job coordinating four days!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 June 2011 | 5:39 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: More Battle Packs Confirmed!
Hey there are four figures in one of them!We have a couple more Battle Packs that are being proved to be more than just a rumor. We have obtained several photos of the Capture the Droids and the Stop the Zillo Beast Battle Packs, but Hasbro continues to pound us with repacks! For more, check out the photo gallery and wonder when you'll see three figures you might actually want. United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 June 2011 | 5:27 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Battle in the Windy City!
Discover Legos you're looking for!We update our Dewback Patrol menu with coverage of Star Wars Day at the Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg, IL. It was a wonderful day to don my Sandtrooper armor and maintain my active membership in the Midwest Garrison. The kids could take part in a scavenger hunt, help build a 10-foot tall Yoda or subject to being captured by the Empire! What a wonderful day to spend a birthday, and no doubt the most impressive display of Lego power in the Windy City. For more, check out the report from just one of the four days the 501st Legion was in the field!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 June 2011 | 5:14 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: More Vintage 3-Packs coming
Look who's showing off now!This weekend the next wave of Target Exclusive 3-packs were leaked via lichtgeschwindigkeit.de. While some people might be delighted to see the nostalgia revisited, many aren't too thrilled about the choices for the figures in each of the sets. I'm sure we've all been looking high and low for a vintage Dengar! For more, prepare to be under whelmed when you check out the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 25 June 2011 | 3:10 EDT
Sandwatch Live: Clone Wars #55 Savage Opress
Our S.C.A.L.P. Red Army leader and good friend CommanderPhoenix showered us with a photo gallery back in April of Savage Opress that made our heads spin, now we have some great video footage and he's up for inspection by yours truly. Of course we all knew this key bad guy in Clone Wars Season 3 would make it to plastic form, but how great is he? See him compared to the good, bad and ugly and we have even unveiled the first prize in the Premium Membership bracket of Sandblast 2011. If you are already a Premium Member you have five chances!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 24 June 2011 | 20:49 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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It's a big week over at Brian's Toys! They just received the new Gentle Giant 12" Vintage Jumbo Darth Vader & Leia Organa, as well as the Hammerhead mini bust! Looking for something a bit more manageable? Pick up the new 2011 Clone Wars Deluxe vehicles with figures!

New and unique this week is the Darth Vader State by Encore, made in 2005 and limited to 250! Also check out the eFX Luke's Red Five X-wing Model, now back in stock! For more great stuff and a sampling of all the new maquettes and statues restocks, check out our website.

Posted by: Odiewan | 24 June 2011 | 13:15 EDT
SDCC exclusive McQ Snowtrooper announced
SDCC exclusive McQ SnowtrooperAnother day another SDCC exclusive announcement from Gentle Giant. The Ralph McQuarrie Snowtrooper SDCC 2011 Mini Bust has been announced. The edition size has been set to 1800 pieces. Each mini bust comes with an alternate head. This product was inspired by the works of Ralph McQuarrie & Joe Johnston. GG Premire Guild Members can preorder McQ Snowtrooper here and have it shipped to their homes after SDCC. Does Gentle Giant plan on continuing making convention exclusives from concept designs in the Star Wars Saga? That three’s SDCC exclusive in a row for this line. Voice your opinion in our forums.

Posted by: Odiewan | 24 June 2011 | 12:50 EDT
SDCC 2011 Tickets to go in resale
More SDCC tickets for you all!!!According to SDCC's twitter account, 1500 4-day badges without preview night will be going on sale today. So if you still want to go to Comic Con in July now is your chance. The 4-day badges are $137 including $6 processing fee. There is mention about day passes to be available later, but those badge will be made available at a different date. Troopers get your tickets at this link. Good luck and see you at Comic Con!!!

Update: Link is live now, but line seems to be 5K deep.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 23 June 2011 | 13:42 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: SDCC Jumbo Vinyl Cape Jawa!
Not for a farmyard BBQ!Gentle Giant has uncovered their latest San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive and it is none other than the Vinyl Cape Jawa. Many vintage enthusiasts will be pleased to see this new addition to the jumbo vintage collection. They have opened up pre-order for Premier Guild Members and the rest of us will just have to hope! For more check out their website for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 June 2011 | 20:46 EDT

Sideshow Collectibles: This 1/4 scale version of Jabba's favorite trophy comes with its own alcove stand and even includes lights both for the side panels and also to replicate Han being released from the carbonite. This piece can even be removed from the base and hung on the wall, and it is listed at $284.99.

Kotobukiya: Kotobukiya is continuing their 1/10 Scale Star Wars ArtFX+ figures with a new two-pack of Clone Troopers. This set includes pieces for multiple looks, and is listed at $71.99, $8 off the MSRP.

R2-D2 Planetarium: This R2-D2 figure acts as a planetarium, projecting the skyscape up on the ceiling. It even has the Death Star added to a scene, and is listed at $114.99.

Saga Legends: This assortment includes figures such as Spacetrooper, Death Star Trooper, Mace Windu, Boba Fett and more, and we have the case of 12 available for $104.99. We also have a number of singles leftover from the now sold out sets, so if you're looking for specific figures, be sure to check the menu.

Charlie Sheen: Rubies is releasing new items based on everyone's favorite Winner. We have hats in black or white at $19.99, T-Shirt & Mask Combos in Standard or XL at $24.99, an overhead latex mask at $34.99, a 3/4 vinyl mask at $16.99, sunglasses at $8.99 and a wig at $12.99.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 June 2011 | 20:36 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Enter Cyphan!
Looking for a weekend of action and excitement? Look no further than Cyphan - Chicagoland's premiere sci-fi/fantasy/horror con!

Cyphan has it all: costuming, gaming, a giant dealer hall, workshops, Independent Film Festival, free kids activities (12 and under are free to get in too), costume contest, a recreated Star Wars Cantina and more! Cyphan also has great celebrity guests!

Richard Hatch - Apollo, classic Battlestar Galactica
Dirk Benedict - Starbuck, classic Battlestar Galactica and "Faceman" from the A-Team
Herb Jefferson Jr. - Boomer, classic Battlestar Galactica
Jack Stauffer - Bojay, classic Battlestar Galactica
Robert Picardo - Hologram Doctor, Star Trek Voyager plus Startgate and many more.
Chase Masterson - Leeta, Star Trek Deep Space Nine
Jason Carter - Ranger Marcus Cole, Babylon 5
Nicki Clyne - Cally, the new Battlestar Galactica

If you like to party with crazy, fun and awesome people - don't miss Cyphan! July 29-31 ay the Hyatt Regency O'Hare!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 June 2011 | 13:17 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Support Red Nose Day!
OK Troopers... We know this may look silly, but it's for a good cause! Join MOUSEDROID.com this week by supporting and donating to Red Nose Day.

In Australia each year over 3,500 families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child, either through stillbirth, during the first month of life, from SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), from SUDC (sudden unexpected death in childhood) or accident. SIDS&Kids is a wholly community supported organisation, dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families.

There are two ways you can join the Mousedroid.com Crew in raising funds for this worthy cause, by visiting the following sites;

1) RED NOSE 4 LUKE 2011:
Help us reach our goal of raising $1000 by Friday afternoon. Simply forego that new action figure (or two), and donate the funds via the website in memory of the son Mick Selas.

For every silly photo uploaded via this website, or the iPhone app, Renault will donate $1 to SIDS&Kids, up to a total of $15 000. How easy is that?

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 June 2011 | 13:16 EDT
Update from Toy Hutt: Vintage on the Loose!
Toy Hutt is adding some great vintage loose figures in various conditions daily! Also be sure to check out our selection of Disney Star Tours exclusives, AFA graded figures and much more. Our staff is on call 24 hours a day, so please contact us if you have any questions regarding your order.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 June 2011 | 13:02 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Season 3 Release Date
Pre-order yours now!The official site updated yesterday with word Clone Wars Season 3 will be made available on DVD and Blu-ray on October 19th. With some of the highlights being the arrival of Savage Opress and the Nightsisters series, there were some great episodes last year. There's no doubt you'll make sure to check out StarWars.com for complete details and

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 June 2011 | 12:47 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Y-Wing Found Down Under!
Who saw this coming?We have confirmed a report of the new (and still unannounced) Vintage Collection Y-Wing Fighter is showing up at Toys R Us in Austrailia. Our friends at Mousedroid.com have also reported it's priced at $69.99. Does anyone else find it's strange they are rushing exclusives two years in a row? For more, check out the report for the

Posted by: Jedimom | 19 June 2011 | 11:11 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Enter Sand Masters!
I just saw a promo on The Travel Channel that Sunday night at 10:00 eastern time, the show "Sand Masters" will be at San Diego LegoLand for the opening of the Star Wars exhibit.

Sand Masters is a group that does sand sculptures for corporate events and such. It is kind of entertaining and interesting. The things they can do with sand is amazing.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 18 June 2011 | 15:11 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Brian's Toys has 8 brand-spankin' new Gentle Giant pre-orders available, including C-3PO and R2-D2 12" Jumbo as well as an awesome Darth Vader statue! Not to be left out of the new product spotlight are the Sideshow 12-inch Han in Carbonite and 3.25" Saga Legends action figures. They are sure to go quickly into someone's shopping cart as is the Vinyl Cape Jawa AFA 85, one of the rarest and sought-after Star Wars collector items.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 17 June 2011 | 12:54 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: Jedi Force in Full Force!
No repacks yet!We have a small, and I do mean little Sneak Peek gallery today as the Jedi Force line prepares to storm the retail front. Armed with a whole lot of "cute" and some pretty nifty "what you see is what you get" packages, there's not a doubt in my mind these will suffice as the brand new line for the kids! For more, check out the photo gallery and dream about new vintage figures showing up at your retail stores. United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 17 June 2011 | 12:36 EDT
Sandwatch Live: The Haul!
Our new recruit Nabil6901 has been quite busy uploading a ton of new videos to his YouTube channel from his mission at Disney's Star Wars Weekends. While the clips from inside the park are pretty cool, as a collector you might want to check out a video simply called "the haul!"

Posted by: The_Josh | 16 June 2011 | 16:52 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter Update
Today in the Sideshow Collectibles newsletter Star Wars fans get to pre-order the Han Solo in Carbonite PF. This piece costs $300 and have a $30 NRD but will have multiple light up features. Han is due to ship in quarter four of this year so you have time to save but make sure you get your order in now before its gone. After ordering and taking a peek at the newsletter come chat with us in Han Solo in Carbonite Thread.

Han in Carbonite Premium Format Figure

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 15 June 2011 | 22:46 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: You have to See This!
The Official Site has unveiled an extended trailer for the upcoming Season 4 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. For more check out StarWars.com for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 15 June 2011 | 22:39 EDT

Overstock Sale: We've added 50 Overstock & Exclusive items to our sale menu - prices have been cut on items like our Seacon Exclusive, Predaking, G.I. Joe Resolute, Star Wars, Marvel and more! Most of these prices will revert back to normal full price on Friday - so take advantage of the discounts now!

Gentle Giant: A shipment of the 12" Star Wars figures from Gentle Giant has arrived. It includes Princess Leia at $67.99 and Darth Vader at $71.99, each of which is limited to just 2500 pieces. We also have listed several mini-busts, statues and maquettes for pre-order.

Sideshow Collectibles: Sideshow has produced a fantastic 12" scale Figure Environment of Yoda's Hut with a cutaway view of the inside. It is a great place to display your Luke, R2-D2 and Yoda scale figures, and we have it listed at $264.99. We also have the "I am your Father" Luke Skywalker vs. Darth Vader diorama piece listed for pre-order!

Hobby Base Display: Merit International has announced the first wave of a new line of figure and toy display bases. These appear to be made of clear acrylic, and come in Small through Jumbo, in square and rectangle configurations so far. We have them listed at $12.99 - $29.99 for the first four items; go ahead and give them a peek.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 June 2011 | 7:36 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: "New" Clone Wars Value Packs
Are you kidding me!?!It appears we'll be seeing a new form of "value" packs this year as photos have surfaced of three "new" three packs. In a year where distribution is possibly the worst it has ever been for this hobby, it baffles me to see the return of figures like Captain Rex, Anakin, and Cad Bane. However if that wasn't enough, we're going to also get (and I do mean get) Commander Cody, Obi-Wan and General Grievous! Are they going to recall all the figures that are on the pegs to fill these boxes? Finally in the third set there's one figure in the form of Lt. Thire that isn't a pegwarmer, but sadly there's a needless Yoda packed in with a Destroyer Droid to make up for that oversight. We're not sure if these will be a store exclusive, but for most collectors they are just a few more things you won't need to buy this year! I hate to be such a "Debbie Downer" but COME ON HASBRO, when will it end? Even kids don't want figures they bought three years ago! I won't even start whining about it being a figure short. For more, check out the photo gallery if you want to see what will be warming the clearance aisle in 2012.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 13 June 2011 | 20:41 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: New Gentle Giant Products!
See the latest from Gentle Giant!The team at Gentle Giant have put out their June solicitations and there is no doubt things aren't slowing down if you are a collector of their products. First up are R2-D2 & C-3PO coming to their classic 12-inch vintage line, and there's no question these might be the Droids you are looking for! You'll also want to take a look at the Darth Vader ESB statue, and the Savage Opress animated maquette. Both of these pieces will be limited editions, Vader in January 2012 and Savage is soon to be announced. Finally, the mini-bust line continues with Logray & Watto. You will no doubt want to check out the entire photo gallery to see if the Ewok medicine man and Tatooine junkman are headed into your collections! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 13 June 2011 | 15:08 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: You're All clear Dave!
In the wake of meeting the man who did animation work for the Death Star trench scene in Star Wars: A New Hope, Dave Dorman has posted complete details of the event on his blog. There is also a YouTube video you can see showing in detail of Larry Cuba’s YouTube video explaining how they made the sequence. Click below and check out the blog of Mr. Dorman for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 June 2011 | 14:51 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Dorman in the Trenches!
Very cool Double-D!I received a rather interesting email from Mrs. Denise Dorman this morning, and just when I thought I'd seen my share of wild nights in the Windy City, Dave Dorman does it again! "In a rather bizarre turn of events last night, Dave unexpectedly ended up at the business of Steve Heminover (Aura Technologies, Inc. in Chicago). Steve is world-renowned for his laser light shows, but he is also the guy who created the laser animation of the Star Wars Death Star trench. Check out the photo of (left to right): Our friend Michael Knight (Fox Valley Secure Networks), Dave Dorman and Steve Heminover standing in front of the original 1970's computer. When the first Star Wars film was being made, UIC was commissioned to do this animation project, which is a story I had never heard before. I think Dave is still pinching himself to be sure he wasn't dreaming!" We thank Denise for sharing and there's no doubt we all get a little giddy when seeing anything related to the Original Trilogy!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 June 2011 | 14:40 EDT
Dewback Patrol: More from Star Tours!
Our new recruit Nabil6901 has posted several videos from his adventure at Disney's Hollywood Studios last weekend. Click below for his recon work and check out his YouTube channel for several more clips if you can't make it to the House of Mouse.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 June 2011 | 14:34 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: "Increasingly essential" Q & A
While we anxiously await our latest official Q & A segment from Hasbro, a friend pointed out the most recent Galactic Hunter Q & A that will more than hold you over until the next "official" round. "Will we get sexy Kotobukiya statues of Star Wars characters? Is Hasbro trying to kill us with too many toys every year? And what do 3D reissues mean for toys as we move forward?" For the answers to these and much more, see what the great Adam Pawlus has to say about these topics at Galactic Hunter for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 11 June 2011 | 13:06 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: Clone Commander Jet & More!
Ten Hut Commander!Our S.C.A.L.P. Intelligence sources have just passed along loose and carded images of Clone Commander Jet and the upcoming Star Wars Transformers Darth Vader to Star Destroyer. There's no doubt fans have been waiting long enough for Jet, and you just might find some appeal to the latest crossover! For more, check out the photo gallery and head back into the forums to share your thoughts about the newest in new.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 June 2011 | 19:48 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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This week at Brian's Toys features FRAMED Artists Proofs from the masterful Christian Waggoner. These framed proofs display great, come with a COA, and part of an extremely limited edition size. If you are just looking for a few ungraded loose Star Wars vintage figures, Brian's Toys has restocked over 300 figures! Plus, pick up the Gentle Giant 12" Han Solo (Small Head) Jumbo that is back in stock. Finally, check out the pre-orders for the new KRE-O line from Hasbro. These building block sets will remind you of your other favorite building block toy, but this time, it's an official Transformers line! It's a childhood dream finally coming true. For more great products, visit to our website.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 June 2011 | 19:46 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Star Wars Weekends - Week 3
Bring in the Youts!We update our Dewback Patrol menu with coverage of week three activites from Disney's Star Wars Weekends. New recruit Nabil6901 was able to get in, have a great time and get out with only some minor injury to his finances. In any case, the new ride, guests and all the merchandise is something to see indeed! For more, check out the details from this past weekend thanks to "the rookie" for a great job in the field!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 June 2011 | 18:08 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: P.M.P. re-ignites Make It Better!
Thanks again to the many members of our Premium Membership Program that have donated and enlisted in their first year of membership. As promised, today we sent a ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR donation to the Sturge-Weber Foundation to re-ignite our Make It Better campaign. Last month was awareness month, therefore it was the least we could do to show our support! I can't express how much it means to me and my family to see such tremendous support in what is the roughest economic climate since the Great Depression. We're working on the next phase of the campaign and raffle, so if you haven't enlisted yet, JOIN TODAY! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 June 2011 | 4:03 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Just the Time to Grow More!
Bring in the new Troops!Our good pal ACPin is at it again, and this time he's building a Clone Army, literally! Check out the Kamino Cloning Facility to see exactly how he's doing this brick-by-brick. As usual he spared no expense to detail and you will be floored with what he came up with this time. "The Republic learns of an impending Separatist attack on Kamino bent on destroying Kamino's clone production facilities and sends reinforcements for the defense of the planet. Obi-Wan tours one of the cloning facilities with Lama Su as Fives and Echo meet up with an old friend Ninety-Nine." For more, visit the forums for the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 June 2011 | 2:47 EDT

Clearance Sale: We've just reduced pricing on hundreds of older and overstocked items - there are now over 3800 total items listed at 20% to 90% off our list price with 900 of them at 50% off or more! The lists are long, but a lot of cool stuff is included.

2011 Vintage: Our cases and set of this wave are already gone for now, we do have a number of singles left over. We have Sandtrooper, Jango Fett, Luke Skywalker - Endor Capture, Clone Trooper - Episode II, Clone Trooper and Boba Fett in stock, so if you're missing any of those, you can fill those in your collection today.

F/X Lightsabers: A good-sized shipment of FX Lightsabers has also arrived. Mace Windu's FX Lightsaber ($99.99), Anakin's FX Lightsaber with Removable Blade ($119.99), and Obi-Wan's FX Lightsaber with Removable Blade ($119.99) are in stock now.

Kotobukiya: This new exclusive set includes all of the parts to build 2 1/10 scale Blackhole stormtroopers, along with alternate parts for a variety of poses, and we have the set listed at $119.99.

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Posted by: The_Josh | 9 June 2011 | 17:13 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter Update
Today in the Sideshow Collectibles newsletter Star Wars fans get the preview the next and one of the most anticipated Premium Formats. Han Solo in Carbonite is finally joining the PF line. Now, we don't know if it will light up yet but I would say its a good chance we'll see that on this piece. After taking a peek at the newsletter come chat with us in Han Solo in Carbonite Thread.

Han in Carbonite Premium Format Figure

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 8 June 2011 | 13:13 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Can it look any Better?
IGN has posted a short clip of Star Wars: The Old Republic, if you haven't already click below and check out what might be the coolest Star Wars video game ever.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 6 June 2011 | 22:59 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: Y-Wing Fighter Shot Down!
Don't look fake to me!Our friend Stewpot1970 has posted a ton of images of the new Vintage Collection Y-Wing and you're really going to be impressed with the revisions. With a working Droid socket and a brand new targeting computer, this is no doubt the most superior mold yet. I have no doubt in my mind this isn't a fake. For more, check out the photo gallery and head back into the forums to share your thoughts about the latest.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 6 June 2011 | 5:34 EDT
Sandwatch Live: Premium Membership Raffle #1
We have finally gotten the video to our YouTube channel and two generous Troopers who donated to our Premium Membership Program have either squared up or tripled their money! Stay tuned as we plan to conduct another membership drive during this month. For a clue to the prize, winners and much more by clicking below. We thank each and every one of you who jumped on board, as this truly is a win-win for all. Big thanks to our sponsor BigBadToystore.com for the loot! United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 June 2011 | 22:54 EDT
Sandtrooper Update:
We have selected two winners for our first Premium Membership Program raffle. The video is processing and we should have it live on our YouTube channel very soon! Thanks again to everyone for the support and we look forward to the raffle next month. United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2011 | 14:04 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Kotobukiya ArtFX statues have come in stock at Brian's Toys! Pick up these affordable and awesome displays featuring Boba Fett and a Stormtrooper build pack! Check out the exclusive ACME Archives artwork (Set of 12) from 2010 that honors the 30th anniversary of the Empire Strikes Back! Each piece is signed and limited to only 100 pieces.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2011 | 13:41 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: WTB .45 scale Jango Helmet
Our good friend PJ Rendel a.k.a. Jaing Skirata has asked us to assist in helping out a fellow Mandalorian Merc. If you have a .45 scale Boba or Jango Fett helmet for sale, please contact him! For the complete details of why and what he plans to do with it, check out the Facebook page or the forums for the

Posted by: The_Josh | 2 June 2011 | 19:01 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter Update
Today in the Sideshow Collectibles newsletter Star Wars fans get the preview the next diorama from the Star Wars universe. One of the pivotal moments in the saga where Vader tells luke his father is coming in diorama form. Next, week the Luke vs Vader diorama will go up and fans can add the battle just as Luke is about to find out who his father is. After taking a peek at the newsletter come chat with us in Luke vs Vader Thread and make sure if you're going to Comic-Con this year you Pre-Order your Clone Commander Ex.

Luke VS Vader on Bespin Diorama

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 2 June 2011 | 14:41 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: The Heat is ON!
It's official Troopers, we're going to be back in Orlando, FL once again as Celebration VI has been officially confirmed today. Mark your calendars for August 23-26, 2012. Click below to order your tickets, and get ready for the onslaught of announcements!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 1 June 2011 | 16:08 EDT

Star Wars Giclees: We have listed a number of new art pieces from Acme Archives. We have six new Disney pieces such as "Do you make Honey?" and "Tiny Dancer", priced at $129.99 - $624.99 each. We also have two new Star Wars pieces - Darth Talon at $129.99 and Labyrinth at $165.99.

Rubies Costume Company: As it says, we have received a giant shipment of costumes, masks and more from Rubies. We have full-size statues of Gollum and Yoda at $679.99 each, as well as costumes, masks, wall displays, latex hands, accessories and more from A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Star Wars, the Muppets, World of Warcraft, Lord of the Rings, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Green Lantern. Check out the menus to get yourself ready for parties and Halloween in plenty of time!

G.I. Joe Skystriker: This fantastic 3.75" scale vehicle from the 80's is getting reissued with new details and more. The original was a staple of the cartoon series as well as a prized part of collections; this version comes with a pilot figure and we have it listed at $37.99.

BBTS Exclusive: Go Hero's upcoming 1/6 scale figure of the Shadow is getting an exclusive Lamont Cranston swap-in head that is only available from Big Bad Toy Store. This edition is limited to just 250 pieces worldwide, and we have it listed at $119.99.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 1 June 2011 | 14:36 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: There is Another!?!
Come on Hasbro!It seems just when you thought it was safe to start looking for the new Wedge Antilles vintage figure, the crew at Hasbro found another chance to "get it right." Our friends at Yakface.com are reporting they have already found a variant cardback for this figure. It's hard to believe this is anything but intentional these days Troops, but I encourage you to enjoy the sanctuary of the Sailbarge to get the

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 1 June 2011 | 14:03 EDT
Sandwatch Sneak Peek: More Clone Intel!
Those look too cool Gorko!Our friend Gorkoracing has posted several more images of ARC Trooper Blitz from nearly every angle and several more Clone Troopers that are going to be headed our way in 2011. The Defend Kamino Battle Pack is looking super cool, but that still doesn't justify cutting the amount of figures. It's looking like San Diego Comic-Con will be the place to be when we get official information from Hasbro regarding each of these new figures. Until then, check out the photo gallery and do the about face into the forums to share your thoughts about the latest.