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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!

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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!

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Episode 300: Cracks in the Dam?

This week Star Wars Action News releases its 300th regular episode (not even counting all the breaking news episodes, Book Club episodes, and episodes of Republic Forces Radio Network)! And it’s got some good news, it seems from coast to coast, and even abroad, reports are coming in of new Wave 6 and 7 Vintage Collection figures being found! Listen as Marjorie and Arnie run down where these figures are being spotted, play listener store reports, and even address distribution again with Hasbro in Hasbro’s latest Q&A!

Also this week, Nathan gives his third segment looking back at the collector-loved line of Action Figure 2-Packs, and Jerry has a vintage viewpoint tying into Gentle Giant’s recent announcement of the Jumbo R2-D2 figure.

All that, and a review of Wave 7 in-hand, in this week’s 300th Star Wars Action News!

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Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles has received the new Clone Wars Action Figures (Wave 8). Also we have added the last wave of Legacy Comic Packs.

New Clone Wars Action Figures:
CW49 – Riot Control Clone Trooper
CW50 – Bariss Offee
CW51 – Eeth Koth
CW52 – Clone Commander Colt

New: Legacy Comic Packs:
X-Wing: Rogue Squadron #29 with Baron Fel and Ysanne Isard
Legacy #7 with Darth Nihl and Deliah Blue
KOTOR #6 with Jarael (Edessa) and Rohlan Dyre
Jango Fett: Open Seasons #2 with Mandalorians Jaster Mereel and Montross

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