June 2013

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 17:19 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Star Wars Weekends - Week III
At last REVENGE & Sam Witwer!The third week of Star Wars Weekends 2013 has now been added to our Dewback Patrol missions. The crew once again managed to capture the many highlights of this amazing month long event as Sam Witwer and Tim Rose arrived into the fray! For more, check out the full report and photos and stay tuned for the grand finale this weekend! Thanks again to Dave & Nabil for bringing us a view each and every weekend, United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 17:14 EDT
Update from Dorkside Toys: Black Series & 6-inch Hasbro Star Wars!
This week we've featured the Black Series 6-inch & 3.75 figures that are now up for pre-order and we'll have plenty of stock! These will go fast though as this hot series and is in high demand. We also have plenty of Gentle Giant vintage collection Star Wars retro carded & loose figures in our Star Wars section. For the complete newsletter visit the forums or click below to start your path to the Dorkside, it's the only way!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 16:59 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: CVI DVD now Available!
The official Celebration VI DVD from the 501st Legion is now available for purchase, as no doubt the Imperial Bash was a tremendous highlight of CVI for those who could attend. Click below for the trailer that shows clips of all the activities from the 501st Legion, as no Star Wars fan group delivers the impact of Vader's Fist. Thanks again to Doctrine Creative for capturing the memories and our friends at Jedinews for putting this on our radar!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 16:44 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: The Black Series Carded
Is the new Black Whack?Our friends at Yodasnews.com have uncovered the upcoming Hasbro Black Series wave 1 via their Facebook page. We can only hope they are indeed worth the wait, but I have to say I agree with the majority of Star Wars collectors that are sounding off on various social media outlets that this might be the most unimpressive packaging Hasbro has ever made. For more check out the Facebook page of Yodasnews to get swamped!

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 14:17 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Gentle Giant Jumbo Vintage Set!
A great exclusive!There is a new Gentle Giant exclusive coming to the Jumbo line as online store Action Figure Express. The Jumbo Droid Set features R5-D4, Death Star Droid and Power Droid and the set is limited to a mere 500 pieces, so you might want to get your pre-order in while you can. For more information visit the pre-order page to reserve yours now.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 4 June 2013 | 14:00 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Yub Yub!
Yub Yub!The rumors are indeed true Troopers as the LEGO Group announced a brand new LEGO Star Wars set this week, named Ewok Village, where builders can construct one of the most famous Star Wars scenes when Luke and Leia realize they are siblings, brick-by-brick! This set provides an incredible amount of realistic detail, you will feel like you are actually on the planet of Endor, including: functional rope walkways, an elevating throne for C-3PO, and 16 minifigures plus R2-D2. The set includes 1,990 pieces and will be available September 2013, in LEGO brand retail stores and online at LEGO.com for $249.99. For more, check out the complete photo gallery, United We Find.

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 2 June 2013 | 12:29 EDT
Dewback Patrol: A Historic Star Wars Day!
All out Invasion!We have updated our Dewback Patrol menu with our photo gallery from Star Wars Day IV at the Joliet Public Library. The event covered two venues throughout Joliet, IL and the masses came out to enjoy the festivities. Our Battle Station even managed to take in over $250 that we're donating to the American Red Cross for victims of tornado relief. The bad weather held off long enough for everyone to have a great time and celebrate our hobby. Stay tuned for our complete mission report, until then check out the highlights from Saturday! United We Find.