Entertainment Weekly Reveals 4 Covers for The Force Awakens


Starting next week, Entertainment Weekly will be issuing 4 Special Collector Double Issues with new details and covers for The Force Awakens. Click on through to check out the covers and look for new images to be revealed later today.

UPDATE: Harrison Ford is Han Solo

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Super Awesome Me 3D Figures Available at Target


Target is now starting to add Super Awesome Me 3D Figure stations* to select stores. Reader Jeff C. sends in a few images of the station showing the Star Wars options available: Stormtrooper, Male Jedi and Female Jedi (coming soon) for $59.99 each. Click on through for a closer look.

*To clarify, these stations do not print your figure while you wait. Photos are taken and the order is placed in store, the figure arrives shipped to your address at a later date.

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Walmart Epic Weekend Events


With the Star Wars™ Battlefront™ release nearing, Walmart is starting the celebration a little early by hosting ‘Epic Weekend’ events on Nov. 13-15 at more than 3000 stores across the country.

Click on through for the details including info for the 6″ Black Series Battlefront Imperial Shock Trooper.

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Disney Parks Droid Factory R2-H15 Now Available


Disney Parks are now offering a new Droid Factory Astromech figure for the holidays: R2-H15.

All different types of Astromech droid populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. This loyal Astromech is optimized to function and serve in remote, sub-zero environments. Join R2-H15 on his adventure throughout the galaxy.

May the Force be with you…and your Droids!

UPDATE: RIP Daniel Fleetwood


We are sad to report that Daniel Fleetwood, the Star Wars fan who was diagnosed with cancer, has passed away. He was fortunate enough to have his wish granted as he was able to see a rough cut of The Force Awakens recently. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help Daniel’s family with his associated medical costs. Please, donate what you can today.

Kotobukiya First Order Stormtrooper ARTFX+ Single Pack


Kotobukiya’s lineup of First Order forces continues with the STAR WARS First Order Stormtrooper ARTFX+ single pack. These 1/10 scale figures assemble easily and quickly with snap-fit assembly: no glue or painting required. The First Order Stormtrooper features magnets in the armored feet for added stability on the included base.

Display alongside other Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens snap-together figure kits from Kotobukiya.

Available April 2016.

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Star Wars “Hour of Code” Tutorial


Lesson Features Leia and Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8 

SEATTLE, WA. and GLENDALE, CA. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Today, Code.org unveiled a Star Wars-themed computer science tutorial featuring Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 as well as Rey and BB-8 from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The online lesson kicks off the third-annual global Hour of Code campaign, in honor of Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, 2015.

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Episode 445: Star Wars The Flamethrower

Only 50 days until The Force Awakens and Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie couldn’t be more excited. Tickets have been purchased, plans made, and the countdown is on.

But for collecting it may be easier to list the items that don’t have Star Wars tie-ins instead of those that do. Soup, bottled water, apples, coffee creamer, El Paso Tacos!  On this week’s show the hosts sift through the plethora of items and tell you which are the cool ones to hunt for.

With new waves of Hasbro figures hitting shelves, Black Series exclusives from Walmart, Target, and K-Mart, and where you can find Wave 2 of the new Force Awakens figures, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News!

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles


K & C Collectibles has added New Force Awakens 3.75″ Action Figures, 2-Pack 6 inch, Hot Wheels, Kotobukiya Snowtrooper ArtFX 2-pack, Hallmark Christmas Ornaments, Comic Collector Packs and Funko Pop.  Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.

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