Its always a good day when our e-mail includes picture updates from Carl BouMansour aka "Boutros77" of his amazing custom action figure dioramas! For new readers, we featured Boutros77 in our Fans of Force Figures exclusive interview earlier this year. The customizing genius is hard at work increasing his already impressive Jabba's Palace diorama and shared the following pictures with us. It goes without saying that we are big fans of his work. We wish desperately Hasbro could take a note from Boutros77 as the amount and quality of playsets and diorama pieces in Hasbro's modern line is sorely lacking. But we are entering a new era in Star Wars, so we will remain optimistic that with new movies and media, Hasbro will develop new [...]
Star Wars action figures just show up in strangest of places! Louis CK's most recent hosting of Saturday Night Live came with a most unexpected appearance of our favorite Dark Lord of the Sith from The Saga Collection. Entitled "Darth Vader Action Figure", this digital short is odd to say the least, but had a few good lines, like our favorite, "I'm a lady, but there could be a General Grievous!" You can check it out for yourself at NBC.com and if you get inspired to watch more figures on screen this Spring Break, make sure to check out our ever growing Star Wars action figure filmography "Lights! Camera! Action (Figures)!" And remember, "It's better to know."
With the recent Saga Legends release of two all-new Jedi Starfigther vehicles, From 4-LOM to Zuckuss is taking a look back at the previous incarnations of the Episode III spaceship. So sit back, strap-in and put just your headpiece on (because apparently flight suits are not needed during the prequel ear?) as we fly through each release and reissue of the Jedi’s newest and last starfigther. The year is 2005 and the release of Star War Episode III: Revenge of the Sith saw our heroes following the Prequel Trilogy tradition of piloting different vehicles with each successive film. Unlike the Original Trilogy where X-Wings and Falcons remained steadfast throughout the series, the prequels preferred to switch it up with each new installment. In the opening [...]