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Sponsor News: Big Bad Toy Store

BLACK FRIDAY SALE – STARTS NOW
This sale ends on Monday afternoon – take advantage of our lowest prices ever on items like this:  Seacons = $30,  Star Wars 2-Pack = $2,  Macross Battlepod Exclusive = $9,  Mumm-Ra = $3,  Futurama 09 = $13, Sonicron = $29  and dozens more great deals!    Stock up on all these great deals before the prices go back up on Monday – Dealers welcome to purchase in bulk.

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Episode 321: Let’s Get Ready To Holiday!

They say Christmas gets earlier and earlier every year, but now the holiday creep has aftershocks! Hit your local stores and the Christmas items are out in full force barely two weeks into November, and on this week’s Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie run down the Star Wars holiday gifts you can find at your local retail outlets, including Christmas ornaments, candy dispensers, candy canes, and more!

Also on this week’s show, Brian’s Toys “One of Every Figure” Club recently shipped it’s Star Wars Vintage Collection Wave 8 figures, and Marjorie and Arnie review the figures in this wave, as well as the specials on Gentle Giant Jumbo Figures at BriansToys.com

With a contest to win a Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar from BackstageToys.com and a review of the new Star Wars novel Riptide, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!

Regular Version:
http://www.swactionnews.com/Podcasts/SWAN321.MP3

Enhanced Version
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Sponsor Update: Past Generation Toys

Have you seen the new Past Generation Toys website?!  Check out the site today at PastGenerationToys.com

Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon – The movie was just released on DVD so fill in the gaps for collections!

GI Joe – Tons of GI Joe 30th Anniversary Action Figures and Vehicles and we will have the GI Joe Renegades Action Figuresnext week.

Bowen Designs Statues and Busts – They keep putting out some great pieces!  These PreOrder are defiantly worth a look! Also check out what we have in-stock; several of the Bowen Designs pieces have lowered prices!

Gentle Giant Statues and Busts – Tons of Marvel (yes, we said Marvel!) and Star Wars Pre-Orders!  We will have the 12” Scale Jawa next week!

Marvel Universe – Marvel Universe Series 15 is In Stock and Marvel Universe Series 16 are up as PreOrders

Sponsor News: Gentle Giant Ltd.

We’ve covered their product for years at the annual conventions and now Yakface.com is proud to welcome Gentle Giant as our newest site sponsor! From mini busts and statues to their newest Star Wars 12″ Jumbo Kenner figures, Gentle Giant is known for their craftsmanship through the use of advanced laser-scanning techniques and a team of incredibly talented artisans.

Anytime you are looking for anything from Gentle Giant, be sure to support our site, and our sponsor, by using the affiliate links.

Sponsor News: Past Generation Toys

The new Past Generation Toys website is here!  Lots of preorders listed, new items and best sellers!  Check out the site today! PastGenerationToys.com

PreOrders

Check out the Action Figure PreOrders including products from DC Direct, DC Universe Classics, Masters of the Universe Classics, Bowen Designs, Gentle Giant, GI Joe, Marvel Universe, Star Wars, Thor, Transformers, Living Dead Dolls, Mezits and lots of video games related toys!

New Items

Hasbro

Star Wars Saga Legends Action Figures

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Episode 304: A Short Pre-SDCC Show

As Arnie, Marjorie, Justin, and Berent prepare their trip to San Diego, they give a quick pre-con episode running down the latest in Star Wars collecting news from the Hallmark 2011 Keepsake Ornament release last Saturday to a monumental new announcement from Gentle Giant!

And also on this show, listen to find out all the details about the San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Star Wars Fan Breakfast! With prizes donated by Hallmark and Star Wars Action News, and such collectors as Steve Sansweet, Gus Lopez, and Duncan Jenkins attending, there’s no cost to attend, just pay for what you order off the menu, and a great way to start off what has always been known as Star Wars day at SDCC with a group of other Star Wars fans! You need to RSVP by Wednesday, so listen to the details and RSVP today!

With a London Film and Comic Con report by the Gingerprince, and more, it’s all on this week’s first Star Wars Action News podcast!

Regular Version:
http://www.swactionnews.com/Podcasts/SWAN304.MP3

Enhanced Version
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Episode 301: Almost There…Almost There!

This week on Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie are joined in the studio by Johnathan, forum name RancorBoy, a long time Star Wars collector who has come to aid in the packing of the Sithsonian, and also to aid in Arnie’s quest for a complete modern carded figure collection. Listen as Johnathan shares his thoughts on the state of collecting, and exactly how close Arnie is to the dream of a carded collection.

Also this week, Marjorie, Arnie, and Johnathan run down the latest SDCC exclusives, including the Gentle Giant Vinyl Cape Jawa, the McQuarrie Concept Snowtrooper Bust, and a picture book from director Morgan Spurlock.

With The Gingerprince providing Vintage Collection figure reviews and Justin’s store report, all this and more on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!

You can download this week’s show from swactionnews.com or use the direct links:

Regular Version:
http://www.swactionnews.com/Podcasts/SWAN301.MP3

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