st That's the Bottom Line, because J.J. said So!

Yesterday at 09:09:07 PM by Darth Spice
MTV News has posted a short interview where he answers all of our Yes or No questions about the Force Awakens! Also the debate of the Holiday Special being canon is over. Click below for more!

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Force Friday at TRU Details!

Yesterday at 11:00:09 AM by Darth Spice
It's been many years since we've seen Midnight Madness events, but click below to see why Toys R Us just might be the place to be this time, and if you are in New York City, there's a special event planned with our friends from Rancho Obi-Wan! Click below for the full press release.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Get clearance on B.S. at Walmart!

Yesterday at 10:29:47 AM by Darth Spice
For those of you who read our report last week regarding new Black Series 6-inch figures being on clearance, you may want to double your efforts in your search as they have now dropped prices to $9.00 per figure and there are many reports of new figures being mixed in with the Obi-Wan, Slave Leia and Greedo figures that have been sitting for months!

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st Dewback Patrol: Brian's Toys - The Photos!

Yesterday at 07:29:20 AM by Darth Spice
It is hard to believe it's been over a week since we made our journey up to Brian's Toys for a private tour of the facilities.  We wanted to do our best to show our readers there is quite an extensive operation involved. The word "scalper" seems to be used quite often when collectors refer to Brian, but there is a price to pay for having nearly every Star Wars toy available and in stock. You have seen the video, now you can click below you'll see the many buildings of inventory, in fact there were two warehouses we didn't even look at but more than anything you can see an American success story, not someone plucking retail dry and selling toys out of their basement! Thanks again to Lance Neilson at 2nd Shift photography for the dynamic lens work, and huge thanks to Brian and all 30 of his staff for an outstanding time. United We Find.

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st This just in from Brians Toys:

August 03, 2015, 11:27:29 AM by Darth Spice
This week we have started pre-orders on the Princess Leia (A New Hope) figure from Hot Toys. We also have listed many new Star Wars lots to our eBay page with no reserve!
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st Sandtroopers 15th Anniversary Celebration Underway!

August 03, 2015, 07:29:59 AM by Darth Spice
As many of you know our 15th anniversary is underway and we have started the selection process!  Marty Burke is our first winner and we are going to be choosing six more, whenever we want, firing at will at any time.  Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to us on YouTube.  For those of you already doing all three, sit back and enjoy the party as we have several other prizes to announce in the very near future!

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st Dewback Preview: NJ Collectors Con Tomorrow

August 01, 2015, 09:30:15 AM by Darth Spice
Our sponsor NJ Toys & Coolectibles will be set up tommorow at the New Jersey Collectors Con. We have restocked our Hasbro Vintage Collection this week as well.  Fantastic show with lots of amazing giveaways!  Click Here to get all the details.

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st Dewback Patrol: Gen Con Indy!

August 01, 2015, 09:22:07 AM by Darth Spice
While there wasn't too much of a Star Wars presence to be felt, one of our G.O.A.T. Troopers(Greatest of All Time) came out of retirement to send us photos from Gen Con Indy 2015. If you are into Star Wars role-play or any other for that matter, this is for you! Otherwise prepare to have fond memories of Celebration II & III. Click below to see the photo gallery and thanks again to Boba Binks for the dusting off the bucket for us! Stay tuned for the full mission report, United We Find.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: 2015 PGM Exclusives for Pre-Order!

July 30, 2015, 02:01:16 PM by Darth Spice
The team at Gentle Giant havs sent information regarding their 2015 Premier Guild Exclusive that is available for pre-order and may not last very long! Click below to get the complete newsletter.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Clean Up on Clearance!

July 30, 2015, 12:20:18 PM by Darth Spice
Most of you have noticed the red tags at your local Walmart stores but you might want to check to see if any new Black Series 6-inch figurs are there for $15 a piece.  This was the case at a local Walmart in Waukegan, IL this morning and thanks again to our friends at Twin Suns Outpost for the tip!

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st Sandwatch Live: New 3 3/4 Figures? No Way!

July 30, 2015, 11:21:35 AM by Darth Spice
It's been quite a long time since we could say this, but we have a new 3 3/4-inch action figure to review!  Click below as I am joined by Eric Pfeifer of Twin Suns Outpost as we take a look at Commander Thorn from the Clone Wars.  Do you think Hasbro could have continued with an animated line with both the Clone Wars and Rebels figures? Let us know, and thanks again to Dan Kritchevsky for shooting our lights out! United We Find.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Wanna crash a Party with Me?

July 30, 2015, 11:05:31 AM by Darth Spice
While the Star Wars programming at Chicago Comic-Con this year will certainly leave something to be desired for any Star Wars fan, we have found a fairly good reason to attend Saturday!  It appears we are not the only one celebrating their anniversary this month, our friends at Star Wars Action News have put together a little chin-dig that my little landing party will certainly be crashing on Saturday evening!  We hope you can join us for the celebration, cake, drinks, and mayhem at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare. We congratulate and wish Arnie, Marjorie and the whole crew the absolute best. Congrats to them on a decade of serving the collecting community and we hope to see you Troopers there!

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st Update from B.B.T.S. - New Hot Toys Pre-Order & More!

July 30, 2015, 10:57:38 AM by Darth Spice

Hot Toys: The brave and strong-willed Princess Leia is a beloved character in the original Star Wars trilogy. The Princess Leia 1:6th scale Collectible Figure from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is specially crafted based on the image of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in the film featuring a newly developed head sculpt, detailed hair sculpture of Princess Leia's iconic hair style, specially tailored costume, two types of blasters, and a figure stand.

Gentle Giant: One of the most memorable moments of Star Wars: A New Hope featured Luke and Han, dressed as Stormtroopers, sneaking into Detention Block AA-23 with Chewbacca to rescue the captive Princess Leia. The new Han in Stormtrooper Disguise Deluxe Statue features interchangeable heads (one a Stormtrooper helmet, the other Han's likeness), and two sets of arms. Digitally sculpted and rendered in the highest quality polystone, each limited edition, hand painted statue comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity. May the Force be with you!

Bandai Japan: This ultra-cool Samurai armor inspired Stormtrooper figure stands 7 inches tall and features optional hand parts, Japanese katana sword set and a blaster rifle.

Kotobukiya: "Chop Sabers" have returned for a fourth time by popular demand with the all new Luke Skywalker (Blue), Darth Vader (Red), and Luke Skywalker Ep VI (Green) Light-Up Lightsaber Chopsticks! With a simple push of a button on the highly detailed lightsaber hilt (Jedi training not required) the "blade" glows bright so you'll never have to eat in the dark. With detachable lightsaber blades and a larger, sturdier size (over 9.5 inches long) for easy and safe cleaning these chopsticks are fun for the whole family. Eating with these new light-up chopsticks will make you never want to use the fork!

Han Cholo Jewelry: Designer Brandon Schoolhouse has created a line of designer jewelry greatly influenced by Rock N' Roll, Science Fiction, Fantasy Art, and the Los Angeles Culture that has become the "it" accessory among Hollywood fashionistas and celebrities.  All of the pieces in this list of fully licensed Star Wars rings, pendants and bracelets are made of stainless steel with antique detailing and prices ranging from $43.99 to $59.99.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: TFA Packaging Surfaces!

July 30, 2015, 10:22:43 AM by Darth Spice
Our friends at the Wolfpack Podcast have reported a sighting of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens packaging yesterday at retail!  While it wasn't a new action figure or collectible toy, it's still pretty cool to see the out with the old, in with the new taking place at retail.  Click below for their complete report.

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st Dewback Patrol: Brian's Toys - No Really his Toys!

July 29, 2015, 11:50:36 AM by Darth Spice
Our last video from our adventure last week at Brian's Toys concluded with the personal collection of Brian Semling.  I think it's pretty safe to say if you've been a Star Wars collector in the past, this may be the answer to something you've always wanted to know.  Again super huge thanks to that beer-drinking machine, Lance Neilson from 2nd Shift photography!

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