October 2011

Posted by: Darth_Spice | 31 October 2011 | 20:36 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Episode I Theatrical Trailer Online
We have uploaded the Episode I theatrical trailer that appeared recently in theaters, click below in case you haven't been to the movies lately!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 31 October 2011 | 14:44 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Drink and Drive You should Not
Cabs are always cheaper!It appears someone got a little too happy with the festivities from Halloween Night. Over in Berlin, Germany police were surprised to find Yoda the Jedi Master behind the wheel of a vehicle that got into an accident. For more check out the TheSun.com for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 October 2011 | 14:36 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Place your pre-orders now for the new 2011 GI Joe Wave 3 (Set of 6), the next Renegades installment! Star Wars fans should check out the Life-Size Asajj Ventress bust and 12" Yoda. For more great products, visit the newsletter at our newsletter!


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 29 October 2011 | 14:29 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Free Figure with Subscription!
You don't hear free with SW too often!Hey Troopers we wanted to remind you the free digital sampler of Star Wars: The Clone Wars magazine is online for this month! This free digital sampler edition has another amazing offer of a free Star Wars action figure (and many other benefits) with your paid subscription. For more check out the free preview and check out the Official Site for the



Posted by: Nabil | 29 October 2011 | 14:20 EDT
Area Report: I have the Power!
You need to see this Identification!Troopers, for the past couple of weeks Target stores have been selling Star Wars license plates. I found them at my local Target yesterday & I plan to get more in the near future. You can see the small gallery that I put together before you head out to your local Target stores. Let us know in the forums what Star Wars plates, or anything else you Troopers found lately! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 October 2011 | 21:46 EDT
Dewback Preview: Boston Supermegafest next month!
We are happy to report the next Boston Supermegafest is just around the corner! Make sure to clear your calendar for November 19 & 20 to attend New England's largest pop-culture fest. There are a ton of celebrities and the Star Wars guests in attendance will be Jeremy Bulloch and Daniel Logan for a double dose of Boba Fett! For Bostonsupermegafest ticket and hotel information visit their website for the




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 27 October 2011 | 21:18 EDT

Clone Wars Series 6: This assortment has a six-pack of new characters - Clone Commander Colt, Jedi Even Piell, Armored Savage Opress, a Kashyyyk Warrior, R7-D4 (Plo Koon's Astromech) and Jar Jar Binks in Senate Outfit. We have this set of 6 listed at $69.99; we also have the case of 12, including those six figures plus a Destroyer Droid, Clone Commander Wolfee, Shirtless Savage Opress and more, and it is listed at $104.99. Finally, we have leftover singles of the Destroyer Droid, etc., so if you've missed any of them, feel free to take a look and grab what you need.

Clone Wars Series 5: We have received a few more cases of Clone Wars 2011 Series 05. This assortment includes Seripas, Captain Rex with Jetpack, Kit Fisto in Cold Weather Gear, Clone Commander Wolffe, an Aqua Battle Droid and more, and is priced at $104.99.

Energon Cubes: iGear has announced a run of energon cubes. They will come in purple or orange, and are listed as singles at $2.99 each, or in packs of 20 at $44.99.

G.I. Joe Exclusives: We are proud to announce the newest BBTS exclusives - two new G.I. Joe Seven-Packs! The Slaughter's Marauders includes Bull (Taurus), Mercenary (Mercer) Red Dog and Falcon, along with Spirit, Low Light and Barbecue, while the Dreadnoks includes Road Pig, Zanzibar, Gnawgahyde, Burnout, Thrasher, Zandar and Zanya; each set of 7 is listed at $49.99. We also have them listed as a set of the two seven-packs at $89.99, and as a set of four seven-packs with the Resolute G.I. Joe and Cobra sets at $124.99.

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Posted by: The_Josh | 27 October 2011 | 15:57 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Holiday Yoda
The Utapau Shadow Trooper is not the only item Star Wars fans are getting a chance to order today. The next item that fans are getting a chance to order is the Holiday Yoda 1:6th figure. As fans know this is a nice nod to Lucasfilm's 1981 greeting card design by Ralph McQuarrie. Check out Sideshow site then come chat with us about it in our Holiday Yoda Thread.


Posted by: The_Josh | 27 October 2011 | 13:35 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Utapau Shadow Trooper
Today, item up for order during Sideshow's Spooktacular event is the Utapau Shadow Trooper. This clone like the other clones from Sideshow comes loaded with extras for various displays. The Utapau Shadow Trooper is an instock purchase with a price of $90 but should ship to you within 24-48 hours. Check out Sideshow site then come chat with us about it in our Utapau Shadow Trooper Thread.


General- Star Wars Dioramas



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 26 October 2011 | 23:59 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Meet Darth Maul
Meet my apprentice!The team at Kotobukiya have released pre-order information on the next ARTFX+ figure and it is none other than Sith Apprentice Darth Maul. "With multiple interchangeable arms and heads you can display your Dark Lord in a variety of configurations with hands and lightsabers held up or down, and with a scowling face or a vicious snarl!" There are eight amazing photos that show off the incredible details! For more, visit the forums for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 25 October 2011 | 14:29 EDT
Dewback Preview: Steel City Con this December!
It's hard to believe we're getting close to another Steel City Con! The show dates are December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th and there's no question the last show of the year packs a huge punch. 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! AAAAAAAAYYYYYHHHH you have to love that price! 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 | 25 October 2011 | 13:17 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Straight from the Force!
From the Mouth!Star Wars actor Dave Prowse (Darth Vader) made a visit this weekend to Waterstones books to promote his latest book. You can now purchase Straight from the Force's Mouth to learn how he went from a disadvantaged child to the most powerful villain to ever grace the silver screen. For more, visit the Sheffield Telegraph for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 23 October 2011 | 12:14 EDT
Area Report: New Hitting the Midwest!
24/7 S.C.A.L.P. Trooper“Hey Troopers, here's my store report for Fall 2011. The Revenge of the Jedi wave of figures are starting to hit the Walmarts in the Illinois cities of Zion, Gurnee, and Round Lake. I also spotted them at the Targets in Waukegan, IL and Gurnee, IL. However the newer figures: Bastila Shan, Ponda Baba, and Echo Base Rebel Trooper are gone. The Gurnee, IL Target also had 3 Search for Luke Skywalker battle packs and 1 each of the Landspeeder and Luke Skywalker's Tauntaun in vintage packaging. The Toysrus in Gurnee, IL had 3 Force Unleashed: Sith and Imperial Troopers sets plus 1 Death Star Trench Run set. That's all for now. Later Troopers!”



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 October 2011 | 11:25 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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We have some brand new Sideshow pre-orders this week, introducing the Legendary Scale series highlights the newsletter from Brian's Toys. Get the Darth Maul 1:2 scale figure along with the 12" Modal Nodes: Tedn and Nalan! G.I. Joe fans will be happy to know that 2011 G.I. Joe Wave 1 is finally available. Pick up Sergeant Stalker and Hazard-Viper today! Don't forget to pre-order the new 7-Pack exclusive, Slaughter's Marauder's & Dreadnoks.


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 October 2011 | 11:24 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Hughes the Force Troops!
We have one last clip from our Fan Days coverage to share with you Troopers from a couple weeks ago. One of the highlights of the weekend that I missed was the free screening of Hughes the Force. This fan-film sounds like it would be for anyone, but maybe a little more special for those of us who lived during the 1980's! Click below for the short clip.




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 22 October 2011 | 11:03 EDT
Sandtrooper Spotlight: Yoda's Hut
Found someone you have!The LEGO Diorama Master ACPin returns with another Dagobah diorama in the form of Yoda's Hut. We know Sideshow Collectibles did this recently for the 1/6th scale line, now see how AC did it with LEGO's. "Deep into the Dagobah's bogs and lagoons, Luke comes inside the cramped dwelling of the green creature while his R2 unit stays outside in the torrential downpour." For more, visit the forums for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 October 2011 | 14:16 EDT

Kotobukiya: There are four new Star Wars Silicone Ice Trays for shaping ice cubes, chocolate treats and more. This wave includes Darth Vader's head, a Stormtrooper head, the Millennium Falcon and the X-Wing Fighter, and each is listed at $9.99. Kotobukiya's latest 1/10 Scale ArtFX+ Statue is Darth Maul from "The Phantom Menace". This figure comes with multiple parts to display in different ways, and is priced at $49.99.

Sideshow Collectibles: Sideshows has announced their latest Retailer exclusive - this time, it is a set of Tedn D'Hai and Nalan Cheel, two members of the Bith Cantina Band. Each comes with their signature instrument, and the set is listed at $144.99. Sideshow's new Legendary Scale line displays figures in 1/2 scale with cloth pieces, accessories and more. The first figure is Darth Maul, who measures 40" tall, and includes his cloak and both lit and unlit light saber versions. We have this figure listed at $1949.99, saving you $50 off the MSRP.

G.I. Joe Exclusives: We are proud to announce the newest BBTS exclusives - two new G.I. Joe Seven-Packs! The Slaughter's Marauders includes Bull (Taurus), Mercenary (Mercer) Red Dog and Falcon, along with Spirit, Low Light and Barbecue, while the Dreadnoks includes Road Pig, Zanzibar, Gnawgahyde, Burnout, Thrasher, Zandar and Zanya; each set of 7 is listed at $49.99. We also have them listed as a set of the two seven-packs at $89.99, and as a set of four seven-packs with the Resolute G.I. Joe and Cobra sets at $124.99.

Mad Engine T-shirts: A large shipment of new t-shirts from mad Engine has arrived. We have new shirts from licenses such as Marvel, Star Wars and Ghostbusters, so be sure to take a quick peek at the new offerings.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 21 October 2011 | 11:26 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Fans Choice Poll now Live!
The choice is Yours!The official Hasbro Star Wars Fans' Choice Poll is now live on Star Wars Insider's website! Fans can vote for their favorite character from among the Top 20 vote-getters from last month's 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. This is it Troopers, check out the poll at StarWarsInsider.com for the



Posted by: The_Josh | 20 October 2011 | 17:21 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter Update
Sideshow Collectibles has two new Star Wars products up for fans to get their hands on. The first item is the Darth Mal LSF that was previewed in last weeks newsletter and shown in this weeks production blog. Maul is going to come in with a price tag of $1,999.99 along with a NRD of $400. For 1:6th Star Wars fans folks can go to their favorite etailer and get the Tedn D'hai and Nalan Cheel Bith Band - Modal Nodes. This two pack of Cantina Band members will retail for $150 and are due in the second quarter of next year. Check out Sideshow's site then come chat with us about it in our Sideshow Collectibles section.

Darth Maul Legendary Scale (TM) Figure



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 October 2011 | 16:25 EDT
Dewback Patrol: New York Comic-Con Final Gallery
Coming at you in 3D!We have uploaded one more photo gallery from around the floor of New York Comic-Con this past weekend. There are several shots from the Her Universe, Kotobukiya and of course another look at the additional offerings Hasbro added to the case after the presentation! Thanks again to our Agents of the Empire for an outstanding job of recon work! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 October 2011 | 4:14 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Is there Relief in Sight?
Keep it coming Troopers!We have had several reports of Target and Walmart receiving the latest wave of the Vintage Collection for those of us who are tired of seeing Dengar and Endor Rebel Soldiers. If you've been keeping up, then you only have a few figures to search for. Unless of course you count the four "Revenge" cards that are in the wave. For a breakdown of what is in the case, check out the photo gallery and make sure to drop by the forums and let us know what's in your area! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 20 October 2011 | 3:55 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Terrorific Sales is Underway!
The latest Terrorific Sales event is now running at Gentle Giant. They are showcasing new items throughout the sale period so be sure to check back daily to see what’s new in the Sale Section. There will be items that have been unearthed from their vaults that were previously listed as unavailable. Other Items will be marked down for the duration of the sale or while supplies last, click below to see what's new!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 18 October 2011 | 13:21 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: And the Winner IS...
We have FINALLY selected the winner of our fourth Premium Membership Program sponsored raffles! I'm happy to report we are generating the necessary revenues to produce a full-scale U.S. invasion in 2012, and we're helping out a few worthwhile charities along the way. This was an open raffle, but you might want to invest in our Premium Membership Program to improve your odds of winning future events. Thanks again to Sideshow Collectibles and we'll be donating $50 to Make-A-Wish in honor of Katie Johnson, more than one third of the total amount we collected in ticket sales over the past several weeks. Click below to see if you are the proud owner of a Premium Format Clone Trooper!




Posted by: Nabil | 18 October 2011 | 11:22 EDT
Area Report: Clone Wars Season 3 Found!
Today is the big day! Star Wars the Clone Wars Season 3 box set on DVD & Blu Ray has arrived in stores. Now in some areas like here in Florida or Nevada, thanks to (FilmakerMike) the box set arrived in stores a few days before the official release date. I'm really excited to have found this box set and on this next video I'll be unboxing it for all of you to see the mysteries that are inside. Hopefully this can help you all decide if you should go out and purchase it or skip out and save your money for figures or something else. As always, United We Find!


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 18 October 2011 | 2:19 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: NYCC Slideshow Live!
That's it?We have uploaded the New York Comic-Con slideshow presentation for those of you Troopers who were unable to attend the show this past weekend. It looks like a lot more of the same as far as repaints and repacks go, I guess I picked a good show to miss! For more check out the photos and stay tuned for a wrap-up report from this weekend! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 17 October 2011 | 13:39 EDT
Sandtrooper Boba Binks Reports:
"Hey Troopers! Here in Indy two of the three Target Exclusives (Landspeeder / TaunTaun) have landed. Here are the DPCI#'s: Landspeeder / TaunTaun 087-06-1732. There is also a place for the Vehicle Figure Scene Pack 087-06-1749 which I am thinking is the Search for Skywalker set? I am not sure but it's $24.99. Good luck to you Troopers, United We Find."


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 17 October 2011 | 4:41 EDT
Sandwatch Live: With a Little Help...
With all the Episode I hype pouring out of New York City this past weekend, why not take a look at one of the new figures that will be hitting Walmart stores this January? We could also guess that the date might be a litte sooner if these are already surfacing on Ebay. In any case click below for my look at the Vintage Collection #74 Gungan Warrior as there's not a doubt in my mind yousah going to want one!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 15 October 2011 | 14:37 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Catch up on the latest Marvel Universe with Wave 14, featuring Magneto, Astonishing Wolverine, Iceman, Absorbing Man, and Tony Stark! Looking for awesome deals? The 2010 Jabba Throne Room Scene Pack has been reduced to $29.99, and the Masters of the Universe Classic Mo-Larr & Skeletor is now $34.99. A few missing holes in your G.I. Joe collection? See what new G.I. Joe AFA-graded figures we got in this week. For more great products, see this weeks newsletter.


Posted by: Nabil | 15 October 2011 | 14:32 EDT
Sandwatch Live: Cutup Reviewed
Looks like Hasbro has been listening to those of us who've been craving to have all Domino Squad members by first releasing Hevy early this year in wave 1 and now Cutup. Now Hasbro hasn't said anything about this figure but our speculation is that he'll be released in a battle pack that Hasbro may have planned for sometime at the end of this year or early next year, only time will tell but either way I'm happy that we're getting more members of Domino Squad. Click below to see if this is one for your collections Troopers, United We Find.




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 October 2011 | 23:37 EDT
Dewback Patrol: New York Comic-Con in High Gear!
Keep it coming Troopers!Our agents are buzzing all over New York and have finally settled in to provide us with a full report of the presentation Hasbro delivered this afternoon. There's one thing that's for sure, if you were looking to relive Episode I all over again, this is going to be a year for you! For more check out the full report and stay tuned for further carnage from the Big Apple! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 October 2011 | 20:20 EDT
Update from Crave:
New Buyer Promotion
Our new buyer promotion continues through October. If you make your first Crave purchase this month, you'll earn $5 back from us! So grab that vintage Vader you've been craving, build your collection, and get so cash back! Click here for details, and don't miss out on this great deal!

Your Crave Want List:
One of the most unique features of Crave is your custom Want List. Once you fill out your personal Want List, you will begin receiving custom updates from Crave about the availability of items you are looking for on the site. Been waiting for a vintage Boba Fett? If it is on your Want List you will receive an email the day one is posted on the site! To fill out your want list you can either browse individual product pages and check the products you want, or visit the "Your Crave" section of the site and fill out our check list. This is just one of the many features Crave offers to make it easier to find what you are looking for online. You must be a member of Crave to have a Want List, but membership is totally free, so join today!

Other Marketplaces on Crave:
Do you collect more than just Star Wars? Crave offers a community of marketplaces and collectors that is always growing. Currently we have two other marketplaces for Transformers and G.I. Joe. If you're a fan of Transformers or the Real American Hero, be sure to stop by these marketplaces and check out what's available. Or, if you have figures to sell you can get started here.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 14 October 2011 | 8:54 EDT
Dewback Patrol: NYCC Preview Night
Keep it coming Troopers!While I might not be attending New York Comic-Con personally, we have intercepted several transmissions from our Troopers who are working the mission for us this weekend. So far we have our gallery from the Hasbro booth and there is also an additional gallery from around the floor. Stick with us throughout the weekend, as we'll do our best to keep you up to date! United We Find.



Posted by: The_Josh | 13 October 2011 | 16:02 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Facebook Update
Sideshow Collectibles via their facebook page has announced the first Star Wars Legendary Scale Figure that will go up for Pre-Order. The character fans will get a chance to add to their collection is Darth Maul. These 1:2 scale figures are amazing in person as Sideshow had them at Comic-Con 2011. The preview for Maul will be next Tuesday and PO next Thursday. In the meantime check out our Darth Maul LSF Thread.


Obi-Wan Kenobi Legendary Scale Bust



Posted by: Nabil | 13 October 2011 | 13:16 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Darth Maul Returns!
He has returned?Troopers, The Dark Lord of the Sith has Returned, yes it's Darth Maul! The fact is he'll return to the big screen next year AND in 3-D but also he'll make his full debut on the animated Clone Wars series! We all know that thanks to George Lucas, the talent of actor (Ray Park) & sword master (Nick Gillard) they made this character one of the best sith lords of all time. Hopefully he'll have a huge plot during the Clone Wars and we'll see him have his revenge against Obi-Wan for spliting him into two pieces... or so it would seem? For more, visit the forums for discussion and USA Today to get the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 13 October 2011 | 0:06 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Looking Up Dave Dorman
On my recent trip to Fan Days last weekend, there were tons of great artists throughout the dealers hall at the Irving Convention Center. Seeing as I was down in Texas, I took up the opportunity to look up an old friend! It never gets old when you get a chance to see the great Dave Dorman in action, so we decided to take an extensive look at the Rolling Thunder booth on Sunday. Thanks again to Dave and the entire crew for the years of support. United We Find!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 October 2011 | 20:32 EDT

G.I. Joe Exclusive: Hasbro will be debuting our two awesome new GI Joe 7-Packs at the New York Comic-Con tomorrow! We can't tell you any specifics about the sets, but there are never before released figures included and you can only get them at BigBadToyStore! Check our site tomorrow for pre-order listings!

4500 Item Sale: We've just reduced pricing on hundreds of older items and updated the sales menus. There are over 1100 items priced at 50% off or higher and thousands more priced 20% to 50% off. We have 50 featured sale items from the previous sale listed as well - check the menus!

eFX Collectibles: EFX continues their line of amazing helmet replicas with the Sandtrooper helmet from Episode IV. It is based on an original helmet from the Lucasfilm Archives, is limited to 1000 pieces worldwide with a numbered certificate of authenticity, and is priced at $179.99.

Fine Molds Slave I: Both versions of the Slave 1 ship from Star Wars will soon be available as 1/144 scale Fine Molds Model Kits. Both the Boba Fett and Jango Fett versions are up for pre-order, priced at $74.99 per model kit.

Kotobukiya: This figure recreates Darth Vader's fight at the end of "Return of the Jedi" and not only includes a light-up lightsaber and chest piece, but also a light-up helmet from the Emperor's lightning bolts. This statue is priced at $109.99. This silicone tray was so popular that we ran out almost immediately, but now we have received a restock shipment. It can make one larger cube (chocolates, or whatever else you'd like) and six smaller ones all at once, and is priced at $9.99.

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Posted by: The_Josh | 12 October 2011 | 14:51 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Spooktacular Update
During October Sideshow Collectibles holds its Spooktacular event celebrating Halloween. Now, while this doesn't make one think of Star Wars per say fans of the Star Wars saga are getting a chance to order a very cool Clone figure. The Utapau Shadow Trooper appears as if it will be going up for sale during Spook since it was announced late last night for day 12 of the Spook preview. Check out Sideshow site then come chat with us about it in our Utapau Shadow Trooper Thread.


Han in Carbonite Premium Format Figure



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 October 2011 | 13:22 EDT
Sandtrooper Spotlight: Dagobah X-Wing Crash Site
R2, where are you?The LEGO Diorama Master ACPin has posted his latest work that is once again inspired by the swamps of Dagobah. Check out his recreation of the X-Wing Fighter crash, and much like Luke you just won't believe it! "Luke wonders aloud as his mind as foggy as his new environment. He leaves his X-Wing mired in the muck of one of Dagobah's black water bogs and begins to take stock of the inhospitable environment together with his R2 unit." For more, visit the forums for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 12 October 2011 | 12:41 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Thursday is the deadline!
Let's never forget Katie!We wanted to let you Troopers know you have just one more day to get your donations in for our current raffle for the Premium Format Clone Trooper Exclusive from Sideshow Collectibles. The deadline is set for midnight October 13th, and we will draw the winner this weekend. We'll be kicking roughly a third of our intake to Make-A-Wish in honor of Katie Johnson. For more check out the forums, and see how you can help our cause and a worthwhile charity all in the same swift motion! There is no doubt you will want to get in on every raffle we do, so do yourself a favor and see what gold can do for you! United We Find.



Posted by: The_Josh | 11 October 2011 | 17:23 EDT
Sideshow Collectibles Production Blog Update
Sideshow Collectibles has updated its production blog today with pictures and details on the Commander Bacara 1:6th figure. Commander Bacara will go up for Pre-Order this Thursday in Sideshow's Newsletter and will cost you $135. As was the case with the other clones the exclusive will a unique stand specific to Commander Bacara, and like the other clones come with plenty of goodies to be sure. Do take the time to check out all the pictures on Sideshow's Productiong blog and then come chat with us about it in our Commander Bacara Thread.


Han in Carbonite Premium Format Figure



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 October 2011 | 20:05 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Help Games for Soldiers with Catherine Taber!
Another huge highlight for me personally was learning about the work Catherine Taber started to help the real Troopers who are serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Click below to see how you can help Games for Soldiers today as well as her reaction to being inducted into the 501st Legion!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 October 2011 | 13:35 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Weekend Report & Sunday Photos!
Goodbye Big D!Ok Troopers, it took me a little bit longer to gather my report and reflect my thoughts on this great weekend that was Fan Days 2011. There were many sights to take in and we have a ton of video from the show that will soon surface on our YouTube channel so stay tuned for that. Until then, check out the weekend report that covers the details of my weekend in the Lone Star State. United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 October 2011 | 4:08 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Fan Days is ALL About the Fans!
What would Fan Days be without the Fans? I had the honor and privilege of finally meeting forum member Jaing Skirata a.k.a. P.J. Rendel this weekend at Fan Days! The Mandalorian Mercs were doing a really cool fundraiser for the Princess Leah Foundation, click below for a short clip of the details and also big thanks to Stephen Stanton for signing autographs FOR FREE and assisting in this effort. United We Find.




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 10 October 2011 | 2:48 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Clone Wars Panel at Fan Days!
The Clone Wars panel at Fan Days was stacked with voice-acting talents of Stephen Stanton (in full Biker Scout costume), Catherine Taber, Ashley Eckstein, Meredith Salenger and Tom Kane took the stage. Hear what the fans had to say, and I promise the clip gets much better after the first minute and a half. It took me a bit to get settled in, but we did manage to capture the majority of the session. Stay tuned for much more footage from Dallas Sand Daze!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 8 October 2011 | 18:07 EDT
Dewback Patrol: Fan Days is Fantastic!
Smokin hot Pad-momma!We have uploaded our first photo gallery from the first day of Dallas Fan Days. There are many sights to take in with a heavily stocked dealers hall, several guests and of course, all the fans that are making for a great time. We even got to see Catherine Taber inducted by the 501st Legion this afternoon! Sorry to dump and run Troopers but we'll get to the full report when we get settled later tomorrow. United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 7 October 2011 | 22:07 EDT
This Just in from Brian's Toys:

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Halloween is fast approaching, and nothing compliments a great Star Wars costume like a Hasbro FX Lightsaber! Brian's Toys has dropped it's prices on select F/X sabers, including Luke (ROTJ), Kit Fisto, Darth Maul, and much more! If those are a bit too pricey for your liking, check out the Ultimate F/X's, a new cheaper alternative to the Hasbro Signature Series sabers.


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 7 October 2011 | 4:30 EDT
Sandwatch Live: Sideshow Collectibles - Jabba's Archway
One of the latest products for the Sideshow Collectibles 1/6th scale line is the addition of the Jabba's Palace Environment: Archway. There is no question you would need at least one other figure to effectively display this piece, but it still beats the hell out of simply placing them on a shelf. Regardless if it is your first purchase or you started this line from the very beginning, click below to see Jabba now!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 6 October 2011 | 23:45 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Commander Bacara Announced!
Two cool items headed our way!Sideshow Collectibles has been making a ton of news this week. First off, the Ask Sideshow segment hinted that there will be a 1/6th scale Carbon Freezing Chamber headed our way. If that wasn't enough, we also got news today that Commander Bacara will be available for pre-order with the launch of the October 13th newsletter! For more, head for the forums and let us know if you are wanting this one to watch your back! United We Find.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 6 October 2011 | 23:42 EDT
Update from Crave: Welcome to October on Crave!
First, we have extended the new buyer promotion! That means that if you make your first Crave purchase in October you will earn $5 back from us. So get to the marketplace, snag that vintage Obi-Wan you've been craving, and get cash back from us! What could be better?. Click here for details, and don't miss out on this great deal!

Stay Tuned For the Next Seller Contest:
The September Sprint was a roaring success, and the competition was close until the end. 1st and 2nd place were within 3 sales of each other! We will be launching another seller contest in the second half of October, so stay tuned!

The Crave Network:
Don't forget that Crave has two other collectible marketplaces online, Transformers and G.I. Joe. If you're a fan of the robots that are more than meets the eye or the real American hero, be sure to stop by Crave to get your fix!

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 20:47 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: You will Never see it All!
It's safe to say we've seen our share of ridiculous Star Wars merchandise over the years, but I have to say this one is really cool and I'm surprised we haven't seen something so simple, much sooner. Click below for the latest from the brilliant minds at Thinkgeek.com.




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 20:30 EDT

Clearance Sale: We've cut prices on 50 popular listings including a variety of BBTS Exclusives, Transformers, Marvel, Green Lantern, Thundercats, Hot Toys, Star Wars, DC & More. BBTS Seacons are at only $45, G.I. Joe Resolute at $49, Green Lantern Movie Masters wave 01 at $18, various 3.75" figures $3.50 to $4.50 and much more! This includes the Republic Attack shuttle for a low price of $66.00.

Attakus: Attakus has unveiled a new statue of Yoda using the force, from the scene on Dagobah where he lifts the X-Wing out of the swamp. This piece is loaded with details, is limited to 399 pieces worldwide, and is listed at $1299.99, saving you $200 off of the MSRP.

Diamond Select: Boba Fett's ship is now available for you to save your change. This vinyl piece is detailed and perfect for collecting coins or just displaying. We have it listed at $19.99.

Kotobukiya: The new ARTFX Darth Vader is priced $20 under MSRP at $109.99, this piece features Vader in a crouching pose and includes light-up helmet, lightsaber, and chest piece.

eFX Collectibles: The eFX Precision Cast Replica of the Sandtrooper Helmet is once again available. This wearable version of the movie prop is based on an original helmet, is limited to 1000 pieces worldwide and comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. We have this classic collectible listed at $179.99.

Kit Fisto's Jedi Starfighter: This ship was a previous retailer exclusive, but now we have managed to get a number of them on pre-order. The ship not only includes a spot for an Astromech droid, but it can also split into two fully-armed ships for battles. We have this ship listed at $24.99, and it is expected to arrive this November.

LEGO: This large 7.5" figure not only has a light-up lightsaber, but the bottoms of his feet contain lights to use as a flashlight. We have this LEGO Darth Vader listed at $27.99, saving you $2 off the MSRP.

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Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 14:34 EDT
Sandtrooper Old Jedi Reports: Same Ole!
"It has been a while since my last report, I had to take a collecting break for family matters. I guess the Hasbro rep hasn't come to Waco yet, I see the same ole same ole on the pegs. As far as my Toys R Us I have scored the wave with Revenge Vader, Luke , Akbar, B-wing pilot and the new Bastila Shan. Our Walmart and Target have nothing new at all and no one has come through to clean the pegs as of yet."


Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 14:17 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: New Clone Wars Friday!
Season Four of Star Wars the Clone Wars is really picking up just four episodes in, click below to see a short sneak preview of "Mercy Mission" as Commander Wolffe and company find themselves on "one of them planets" again!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 14:07 EDT
Sandtrooper Spotlight: More for the Main Hold!
Has it where it counts!Our forums saw a tiny update on the massive Millennium Falcon project from forum member Rogue1. The main hold is coming along and you can see the many hours of sanding, painting and detail are really starting to pay off. It's safe to say this might be one of the greatest custom works ever, and like everyone else I am patiently waiting for the finished product. The sad part is you can't really apply the "She doesn't look like much" line anymore! For more check out the forums for the



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 5 October 2011 | 13:48 EDT
Dewback Preview: Fan Days this Weekend!
We are just days away until the biggest Star Wars show of the year. Dallas Fan Days is set to kick off this weekend and there are a number of Star Wars actors, artists and authors that will be in attendance the entire weekend. The guest list is packed with names like Billy Dee Williams, George Takei, Peter Mayhew and many others. If you're in the Dallas area this weekend, there is no question this is a show you will not want to miss!




Posted by: Darth_Spice | 3 October 2011 | 10:55 EDT
Sandwatch Guides: I really had a Blackout!
A good Blackout!With the latest sale of Toys R Us turning attention to the Commander Blackout figure, this is a great opportunity to add the Toys R Us exclusive to our Sandwatch Guides. You've seen the video review, now take a look at what you're missing if you didn't drop nearly double. There is no question the waiting paid off if you couple it with the many different sales that will easily put you over $30.



Posted by: Darth_Spice | 3 October 2011 | 10:34 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: The Hunt for the Celica!
Rust is the true enemy!It's a long shot but have any of you Troopers seen this custom painted 1977 Toyota Celica? This car was originally offered as a grand prize in The Star Wars Space Fantasy Sweepstakes, which was a joint effort between Toyota and Twentieth Century Fox. The great Pete Vilmur is searching high and low for the car, but he hasn't had a whole lot of luck thus far. For more check out Nitrobahn.com for the



Posted by: Nabil | 2 October 2011 | 12:57 EDT
Mos Eisley News Brief: Free Commander Blackout? Now is the Time!
Free is a good thing Troops!Attention Troopers, as expected Toys R Us stores are now offering a Free Commander Blackout when you spend $30 or more! They are also extending their sale on Star Wars basic figures 2 for $12.99. This applies for Clone Wars, Saga Legends and even Vintage Collection. (Exclusive figures are excluded) The sale is valid in stores as well on their website. Make sure to take advantage of this special and hopefully you'll find what your looking for! This is a great way to fill the holes in your collections, United We Find!