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The Realm Recap - Episode #117 Available

Yakface has posted the latest episode of The Realm Recap videocast. In Return of the Yak, the guys are back after an extended break to discuss their thoughts on 2018, what’s to come in 2019, and the latest news in collecting.


More Walmart 3.75" Star Wars Exclusives Now at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is once again offering up pre-orders for former Walmart Hasbro Star Wars exclusives. This time, it's the Solo 3.75" Kessel Mine Escape playset and the 2018 Vintage Collection TIE Fighter. Nice to see collectors get another chance at tracking down these hard to find Walmart exclusives.


Disney Black Series 6" Exclusives Now at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is also taking pre-orders for a pair of former Disney Store Black Series exclusives. The Black Series 6" Zuckuss figure ($24.99) and the Black Series 6" TLJ Captain Phasma figure ($19.99) can now be pre-ordered with an expected ship date in March.


Black Series 6" General Grievous Pre-Order at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth has posted a new pre-order for the fan channel (i.e. online and specialty shops) exclusive Black Series 6" General Grievous deluxe figure. The 6" General Grievous figure is $29.99 and is expected to ship in March.


Star Wars Resistance 3.75" Pre-Orders at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for the Star Wars Resistance 3.75" figures. First up for pre-order is the first wave of basic figures, available via a Case of 12 or a Set of 6. Also available for pre-order is a Set of 2 of the 3.75" Figure 2-Packs.


Vintage Collection 2019 Wave 01 Pre-Orders at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for the latest wave of Vintage Collection 3.75" figures. 2019 Wave 01 includes two new figures, Klaatu Skiff Guard and Yakface, one new repaint, Boushh Leia, and a pair of repacks, Shore Trooper and Range Trooper. The pre-order includes free shipping and is expected to ship in March.


Merry Christmas!

The staff of JediDefender would like to wish a very merry Christmas to all our readers and good luck to all of you planning on hitting the toy aisles tomorrow in search of clearance deals and sales!


Black Series 6" Archive Wave 01 Pre-Orders at EE

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is now taking pre-orders for the first wave of Black Series 6" Archive figures. You can pre-order Case of 8 ($174.99) or a Set of 4 ($86.99) with free shipping in the USA. Or you can order Boba Fett, Bossk, or IG-88 individually.


Hasbro Releases HasLab Insider Report #5

If you backed the HasLab Jabba's Sail Barge, keep an eye on your email in-box for HasLab Insider Report #5. The latest HasLab newsletter from Hasbro offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the "engineering pilot" barge and the final assembled product!


Hasbro Star Wars Galaxy of Adventure Update

StarWars.com has posted a new feature on Hasbro's Galaxy of Adventures figure line, which was designed to support the new animated shorts. The article includes comments from Sarah Carroll, Senior Brand Marketing Manager of Star Wars at Hasbro.


Bandai Rebel Blockade Runner Model

Bandai Models has released, for the first time, the Rebel Blockade Runner (Corellian Corvette). This is a pretty monumental moment in model building since this ship has only been done as small run resin "garage kits" till now. The ship is part of their smaller line of kits, and is 1/1000 scale. It's hitting hobby shops in Japan as you read this!


Acid Rain World - Flak Bike

The Acid Rain World just got a little bigger, and revealed their latest hardware, the Field Flak Bike! Part tracked armored tractor, part heavy artillery once it transforms for battle. Including an artillery crewman with accessories, we'll update you with pre-order info soon!


Steel City Con - Next Weekend!

Pittsburgh's Steel City Con returns now! Another great show! Guests from around the entertainment world will be there, including Game of Thrones & Star Trek: TNG, and the toy dealing will be tremendous! Read on for details on pre-ordering your tickets and making your plans early.


Hasbro Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Press Release

Hasbro has officially announced the first two waves of their new 3.75" action figure line in support of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures series. Click here for the full press release and high-res photos.


HasbroToyShop Promo Code

Now through December 31st, you can get 20% off regular priced items on Hasbro Toy Shop by using promo code HASFAM18 at checkout! Free standard shipping on most orders over $14.99 as well!


Hasbro Star Wars Micro Force WOW! Series 1 Revealed!

Hasbro announced a new series of Star Wars Micro Force figures today. Click here to check out high-res photos of the new blind-packed Star Wars Micro Force WOW! line coming to Walmart soon.


Star Wars Galaxy Of Adventure

Disney and Lucasfilm announced the launch of Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures, a new series of animated shorts that will introduce the classic themes and characters from the Star Wars saga to the next generation. Look for the shorts to debut on the new Star Wars Kids YouTube channel on November 30.


Walmart Solo 3.75" Kessel Mine Escape Playset On-Line

The Walmart exclusive Solo 3.75" Kessel Mine Escape Playset is currently in-stock at Walmart.com for those that want to avoid the hassle of the in-store hunting experience. No word yet on when these will finally hit retail Walmart stores.


2018 Entertainment Earth Cyber Week Sale

Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is running their annual Cyber Week Sale with tons of savings on a number of Hasbro Star Wars items from The Last Jedi, Rogue One, and The Black Series 6" lines. Head on over and see if you can fill any holes in your collection!


Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us here at JediDefender.com would like to wish a very Happy Thanksgiving to our loyal readers and a hearty good luck to the brave souls heading out to do some shopping later tonight or tomorrow! May your toy finds be bountiful!


Star Wars Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Once again, StarWars.com has posted a Holiday Gift Guide to help you get the most out of your shopping this year. Jump on over and check out the deals from Hasbro, shopDisney, Regal Robot, and more!


Disney Droid Factory Exclusives In-Stock at ShopDisney

Two recent Disney Droid Factory exclusives are now available at ShopDisney.com - the Sandcrawler Playset ($99.99) and the 2018 Holiday droid R4-H18 ($12.99). Promo code SHIPMAGIC will get you free shipping if your order is over $75.


EE Daily Deal - Rogue One Rapid Fire Imperial AT-ACT

Today's Daily Deal at site sponsor Entertainment Earth is 67% off the Rogue One Rapid Fire Imperial AT-ACT. If you passed on the AT-ACT in the past, now's your chance to pick one up for just $99.99 plus free shipping. The sale ends at 11:59pm PST tonight or while supplies last!


Save 40% on Star Wars with Target Cartwheel App

Today only at Target, you can save 40% on Star Wars toys in-store when you use Target Cartwheel. Promotion does not include LEGO, but it does include Target's Hasbro Star Wars exclusives so it's a great time to grab any you haven't picked up yet.




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