Hellboy, Waffle Makers, Overwatch Nerf Blasters, and More of the Most Collectible Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all things fun, collectible, and frivolous. San Diego Comic-Con is but a distant memory at this point, but thankfully there’s still plenty of toy news to be had. Lego’s still pumping out new sets, Jell-O’s trying its hand at making edible toys, and we’ve got some fun…

Hot Wheels' Joy-Riding Porg Exclusive Is the Only Reason You Need to Visit Comic-Con

The breakout star of Star Wars: The Last Jedi wasn’t Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose Tico, it was those half-bird-half-pug creatures called Porgs that endeared themselves to Chewbacca, and audiences. So is it any surprise that one of Hot Wheel’s forthcoming San Diego Comic-Con exclusives is a Porg that’s commandeered the…

Lando Calrissian Has a Few Very Curious Mementos Aboard His Millennium Falcon 

Thanks to Donald Glover, fans have already had a chance to tour Lando’s Millennium Falcon from Solo: A Star Wars Story. We know about the bar, the cape room, and the very comfy bed. However, a new behind-the-scenes video reveals some of the mementos Lando has on board—and they are as fascinating, if not more so, than…

The First Clip From Solo: A Star Wars Story Shows Chewbacca Officially Becoming Han's Co-Pilot

Sure, presumably at this point in the movie Han and Chewie have been good friends for a while. But are they really “Han and Chewie,” the legendary intergalactic duo, until they’re sitting together at the helm of the Millennium Falcon? This first clip from Solo: A Star Wars Story shows us exactly when the magic moment…

Watch Star Wars' Classic Hyperspace Jump Recreated Using Fiber-Optics and Poster Board

May the Fourth Be With Us... even in hyperspace. The famous “jump” has been seen across countless scifi films and shows—with even more countless names—but the Millennium Falcon definitely has one of the greatest. In honor of Star Wars Day, check out this exclusive video from Backyard VFX artist Joey Shanks that shows…

It Took Almost 10 Days to 3D-Print This Giant Millennium Falcon Model

3D printers haven’t quite ushered in a new industrial revolution, but every day it seems there’s another irrational reason why you might consider buying one. As this soothing timelapse reveals, if you’ve got the patience to wait almost ten days, you could 3D print yourself an impressive replica of the Millennium Falcon

This Is Our Best Look Yet at the Millennium Falcon Before Han Solo Got His Hands on It

On May 25, Solo: A Star Wars Story won’t just be revealing the origins of characters like Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Lando Calrissian, we’ll also get to see how the Millennium Falcon came to be the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. Well before Han Solo dumped Jabba the Hutt’s smuggled cargo, the Falcon looked…

Tomy Is Bringing Back Its Transformers/Star Wars Mashup With Some Smugglers in Disguise

Over a decade ago, Hasbro launched a collection that turned the vehicles and characters of Star Wars into giant transforming robots. As you do. The line came to an end in 2012, but now it’s back in a suitably grand style, kicking off with the fastest-transforming hunk of junk in the galaxy. Behold, the new Transformers…

The Most Absurd Transformers Crossover Ever, and More Toys We're Thankful for This Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest toys we’ll inevitably be spending all our hard earned money on by next Black Friday. We’ve got adorable Lego Justice League members, swanky Star Wars guards, and the most ridiculous four-wheeler any kid could want. Come take a look!

Your Christmas Decorations Can't Compete With the Light-Up Millennium Falcon on This Family's Roof

If you’re the type of person who gets caught up in decorating competitions around the holidays, be thankful you don’t live near Colby Powell and his family. Instead of inflatable Santas or a towering tree, they built a light-up Millennium Falcon on the roof of their house that measures almost 29 feet long.

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