Star Wars Black Series 3 casepack revisited

This isn’t the most thrilling story ever, but I find it interesting so I’m following up on it. Phil Reed of Battlegrip.com puts forth the theory that if Chewbacca is in an upcoming wave (as is rumored), Hasbro may have wanted to make sure there were Hans on the pegs when Chewie came out. It’s possible. I was […]

Odds ‘n Ends > Glyos & Power Lords drops, Funko Legacy rumors

The final Glyos wave of 2013 is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, December 1st at 9:30PM EST. The Four Horsemen’s sale of the Power Lords: Slate Zone Soldier & Slate Zone Elite will begin on Monday, December 2nd at 3pm EST on Store Horsemen and for the first 48 hours it will ONLY be open to Power […]

Hasbro blows it on the SWB Series 3 case assortments

BBTS has Star Wars Black Series 3 up for preorder, and the case assortment appears to be: 1 Bespin Luke, 1 Prequel Kenobi, 1 Stormtrooper, and 1 ANH Han Solo. Huh? As fond as I am of that Han, this doesn’t make sense. The first and obvious figure for that last slot is another Stormtrooper. […]

Odds ‘n Ends > Sales & Effects

Amazon is having a sale on Star Wars Black (6″ and 3.75″). While I’d obviously prefer you buy them via my commissions link, I feel obligated to mention that other stores like Target will match Amazon’s prices if you show them to the cashier. Tamashii has (finally) solicited the first of their awesome effects sets for […]

Review > Scarabus (Gothitropolis, Four Horsemen)

It’s taken over two years for me to review this figure. There are a lot of reasons why, but “sheer procrastination” is probably the most honest one. For those who don’t know, Scarabus was made and sold by design-studio-turned-toy-company The Four Horsemen. They started out as sculptors for McFarlane Toys in the mid-1990s. They were […]