Episode 28: Heads Will Roll

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On this week’s show we discuss the latest in toy news hitting online, in store and our pocketbooks. Also, there is an apparent disturbance in the Force surrounding a certain Dark Lord of the Sith figure that is making its way to collectors. Flyguy and I get our heads on straight to discuss whether or not it’s warranted or should be ignored. This and much more on The Realm RecapClick on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.

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Got Merchants?

Our current customizing challenge focuses on custom made Merchant figures, and runs through the end of September.  That means there’s still plenty of time to roll up your sleeves and start on your own custom figure for this Yakfinities.

So head on over to the forums, and check out the details and the latest entries too.  And remember, our love runs deep for our participants so as always we’ll have some random winners selected that will receive some pretty cool prizes.

Hasbro Toy Talk by Jodo

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Forum member Jodo has posted a nice read on his blog about the issues we as collectors are facing these days.

Remember  what it was like to actually look forward to walking into a retail store and know you had a fair chance at finding a Star Wars item you actually wanted to buy?  Remember when Hasbro was more creative and able to interest kids with their toys?  Do you recall the pre-2012 disaster with Hasbro, when they were doing an effective job at managing the Star Wars brand?

Check it all out at his blog, and share your thoughts too in our forums.

Fan Expo Canada Exclusive LEGO Ghost Microfighter

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The Brick Fan sends word that LEGO will be offering a unique version of the Star Wars Rebels “The Ghost” Microfighter at Fan Expo Canada (Aug. 28-31). Aside from the exclusive packaging, this set differs from the SDCC version as it includes a Kanan Jarrus minifigure (SDCC version included “Chopper”). This set is only available at Booth #748 for a limited time at a first come, first served basis.

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