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Episode #70: Leaks and Sneak Peeks

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The shroud of “The Disney Side” is slowly, but surely, being lifted on the plans for Force Friday. This week, Flyguy and I discuss some of the images, product lists and unwitting retail employees leaking out info ahead of September’s big reveal. Speaking of big, Hot Toys revealed the ultimate 1:6 item – the Millennium Falcon display recently in Hong Kong. It not only went viral in the collecting community, but caught worldwide attention on media outlets as well. Is something like this actually viable in today’s market? We wrap things up with a bit of comic news as well as our weekly breakdown of new purchases and acquisitions and more on Episode #70 of The Realm Recap!

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Lucasfilm Issues Statement Regarding Controversial GQ Photos

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We’re sure you’ve seen or at least heard of the recent controversy surrounding some racy images published by GQ Magazine involving a couple Star Wars characters. We won’t be publishing the images or the links here due to the varied ages of our readership, but Lucasfilm has issued the following statement.

It’s not surprising that GQ would want to capitalize on the cultural cachet of Star Wars, but Lucasfilm and Disney did not authorize, participate in or condone the inappropriate use of our characters in this manner.

Our SDCC 2015 Coverage Is Awakening

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San Diego Comic-Con is nearly here and as we have done in the past,  we will be aggregating news as it is revealed via our site and various social media channels. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news. If you are sensitive to constant alerts, notifications and potential spoilers,  we suggest you temporarily mute our channel(s) over the next few days. That being said, we hope you follow along and experience the reveals with us. #sdcc2015

The Force Awakens One-Sheet Poster Offer

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Many collectors out there (including myself) have been looking for an economical way to acquire the one-sheet poster for Star Wars The Force Awakens. Finally, a solution has presented itself via  an email Disney Movies Anywhere. If you are a member, and have at least 500 points, you can redeem them for the official two-sided teaser poster. Points can be acquired through the purchase of Disney movies (physical or digital).

Disney Infinity Star Wars Rebels Figures To Be Retailer Exclusive, Initially

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A report from Infinity Inquirer has posted that each of the four Star Wars Rebels characters (Kanan, Ezra, Sabine and Zeb) revealed recently will initially be exclusive to 4 separate retailers as part of a timed release.

Kanan (Walmart)
Ezra (Toys”R”Us)
Sabine (Target)
Zeb (GameStop)

They also go on to say that after a few weeks, they should all be available  where Disney Infinity figures are sold.

Thanks to our friends at MakingStarWars.net for the heads-up.

Episode 453: The First Order

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San Diego Comic-Con draws closer, and with that come even more reveals. From Lucasfilm’s Hall H panel on Friday to something even more exciting for collectors — the reveals of the first toys from Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens. Marjorie and Arnie run down this news, and rate your chances of scoring the SDCC exclusive Hasbro figure, on this week’s show!

Then Brock and Jerry join forces for a segment that’s both a book review and a segment for vintage collectors as they look back on the various books that help collectors of the early Star Wars toys.

With Darryl providing a review of the new Star Wars figures from S.H. Figuarts, Steve “The Gingerprince” reporting on the latest UK conventions, and a contest to win a custom melted Vader head, it’s all in this issue of Star Wars Action News!