2012 ushers in a return to the beginning of the Star Wars saga with Episode I in theaters. It seems only fitting, then, that the iconic Phantom Menace Sith Lord should land himself on product packaging spanning the entire Star Wars saga.
Whether you're beginning or increasing your 'A New Hope' collection, the Exclusive Momaw Nadon - Hammerhead and Greedo 12-inch Figures are a must-own! Both creatures from a galaxy far, far away are IN-STOCK today and ready to populate your shelves!
Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present the Revenge of the Jedi - Anakin Skywalker VS Tusken Raiders Diorama, depicting the pivotal turning point of the young Jedi Padawan. Each diorama is individually painted and finished, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles Diorama. Presenting a singularly important moment in the Star Wars Universe, this stunning piece will make an outstanding addition to any
The Dark Horse Comics blog recently announced that among the free comics up for grabs at stores on May 7, 2011, is a Star Wars: The Clone Wars story featuring the breakout Season Three villain, Savage Opress. The story will be bundled as a "flip cover," with The Clone Wars on one side, and an Avatar: The Last Airbender story on the other. Below is a preview of the Opress story. For more details, visit the Free Comic Book Day website.
More than 25,000 players in the global toy industry flocked to the 108th American International Toy Fair last week to scout out 100,000+ innovative products on display, while exhibitors garnered worldwide media exposure and struck business deals across 360,000 net square feet of exhibit space at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
The largest toy tradeshow in the western hemisphere, Toy Fair 2011 (Feb. 13-16) welcomed 10,305 buyers from 91 countries, and saw year-to-date increases in attendance across the board, including overall attendance (excluding guests) (+2%; 15,335), international attendance (+17%; 2,299), international buyers (+8%; 1,534)
SirSteve's Guide is searching the galaxy for a few bounty hunters to join our staff. We are looking for the following:
Videographers (to do video reviews and to join us at events to record panels)
So what does this awesome non-paying position get you? Not much but what you do get is media access to trade shows, perhaps experience if that's what you are looking for and if that's not enough, being around other like-minded
We have added a large amount of Toy Fair pick-up photos from the Hasbro showroom. These are not categorized but I am sure it will not matter as you will just look through them all anyways. Head on over to our Toy Fair photo gallery to check them out!
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Lot's of great stuff at Brian's Toys, and we're 'super cereal' this time. We have an exclusive Greedo Statue and 12" Captain Rex. A replica Sandtrooper helmet for any troopers out there. Plus, a Luke Skywalker "Reveal" lightsaber (pre-order) and a life size C-3PO bust.
Only 3,500 pieces of the Gamorrean Guard 12-inch Figure will exist, so make sure he’s guarding your collection and place your IN-STOCK order ASAP! Remember, FLEXPay is an available payment option for this Jabba loyalist! Order yours from Sideshow Collectibles.com
American International Toy Fair - LEGO Systems, Inc., makers of the world's leading construction toys, for the first time in its 50-year history in the American market surpassed $1.0 billion in consumer sales of LEGO® products, reaching its highest share of construction toys and total U.S. toy market ever.
Toy Fair is the largest international toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere where the newest and hottest products in the children's entertainment marketplace (and collectors) are exhibited. It is the premier meeting place for manufacturers, retailers, importers, licensors and reps from around the world.
Toy Fair 2011 will take place February 12-16, 2011 (Saturday - Wednesday) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 11th Avenue between 34th and 38th Streets, New York, NY 10001 and showroom locations.
Those eligible for admission as buyers include retailers, wholesalers, importers, and buying groups. Certain categories of trade
For more than 30 years, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has been the worldwide — and galactic — leader in bringing the action, epic battles and characters of “a galaxy far, far away” into homes and backyards around the world. In 2011, Hasbro continues to bring the excitement of the STAR WARS blockbuster movies and the highly-rated STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS animated series to life with innovative new role-play items, action figures and vehicles.
Generations of STAR WARS fans have experienced the Force through Hasbro’s iconic role-play toys. Now, the Force will grow even stronger within them as they experience all the newest STAR WARS role-play gear, beginning with a revolutionary kids’ LIGHTSABER:
Hasbro's 2011 Toy Fair offerings - with a focus on leveraging the Company's powerful portfolio of brands and several innovative new products featuring advanced technologies - will further demonstrate Hasbro's continued transformation into a branded play company, providing children and families with a wide range of entertainment options that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.
From toys and games, to motion pictures, video games, television programming, and a comprehensive and strategic licensing program, Toy Fair provides Hasbro with the opportunity to showcase unmatched creativity and innovation as the Company continually re-invents, re-imagines and re-ignites its brands, along with a range of new products and initiatives sure to delight and entertain on a global basis.
"Hasbro is incredibly fortunate to own and have access to what we believe is the deepest and most
Hasbro Inc, the No. 2 U.S. toy company, is counting on price increases to combat rising costs of commodities, freight and labor.
The company, which hiked prices by mid-single digits this month, said it will monitor the cost environment closely to see if it has to raise prices again before fall, CFO Deborah Thomas told investors ahead of the toy fair in New York.
Larger rival Mattel Inc on Feb. 2 also said rising costs of oil and Chinese labor would entail price increases in 2011.
“This year, we’re continuing to over-deliver on what children always expect from a classic LEGO building experience through a new collection and new themes, but we’re also finding ways to put a LEGO spin on new play experiences,” said Søren Torp Laursen, president, LEGO Systems. “Last year, we successfully added board games to our business and brought new users into the brand, which we’re continuing again with the new Ninjago franchise that blends three play patterns into one property to engage builders, action-oriented kids and gamers in a compelling story that can lead them from their favorite play pattern potentially into another.”