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Episode 435: It’s the Yoda Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Reviews of Hasbro’s 6-Inch Speeder Bike with Biker Scout and Walgreens exclusive Boba Fett in Prototype Armor, plus store reports and a look at new collectibles online. Halloween is this week and the costumes and decorations have started to go on sale! On this [Read More]

Hasbro NYCC Preview Coverage

Hasbro NYCC Preview Coverage

While we won’t be there in person this year (again), we encourage you to check out the coverage of this year’s New York Comic-Con (NYCC), starting tomorrow night for Hasbro’s Preview Party via our friends listed below: BanthaSkull Galactic Hunter Imperial [Read More]

Episode 433: Collecting Nirvana in Aberdeen

Marjorie & Arnie are back from a trip across the American west, and of course they did some Star Wars shopping while there! Visiting with the members of SARLACC in Seattle, they visited several stores–including one of the oddest Star Wars toy shops out there. [Read More]

Episode 432: A New Dawn for Star Wars Fiction

Brock reviews the new Star Wars novel A New Dawn, Marjorie and Arnie review Black Series Wave 4, plus reports from Wizard World Chicago and Gen Con! Last Spring it was announced that the Star Wars canon was taking a new direction. To pave way for the upcoming Episode VII as [Read More]

Episode 431: Exclusive Showdown

Marjorie and Arnie give a hands-on review of Hasbro’s San Diego Comic-Con International exclusives, Johnathan runs down the Toys R Us AT-ST set, and Steve the Gingerprince reports in from the London Film & Comic Con! The irony of San Diego Comic-Con is that while [Read More]

Episode 430: SDCC 2014 Part II: Live from the Con Floor

Star Wars Action News’ full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 is here! Recorded live at the convention, join Arnie and Marjorie as they detail the exclusives and reveals from Star Wars collectible companies like Hasbro, Mattel, Jakks Pacific, Sideshow [Read More]

Episode 429: SDCC Part 1 — Hasbro and High End Collector Presentations

2014’s San Diego Comic-Con International is in the books, but there was so much at the convention it is impossible to absorb it all in 5 days–both for those at the convention as well as fans watching from home. But now that the chaos is over take time to absorb [Read More]

Episode 428: Imperial Troops Have Entered the Podcast

It’s just 9 days until San Diego Comic-Con International 2014! While there are sure to be surprises and last-minute reveals every day up to the convention, most of the news is out and for Star Wars fans there’s tons of programming…and shopping. Friday is [Read More]

Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Boba Fett Coming

Our friends at Star Wars Action News has received a scoop about a potential exclusive 6″ Black Series Boba Fett figure heading to Walgreens this August. Head on over to their Venganza Media Gazette for their full report [Read More]

Episode 423: Live from the CBR Bar at C2E2!

Marjorie and Arnie are joined by more members of the Star Wars Action News family to talk Star Wars Collecting at C2E2! This past weekend saw the largest comic convention in Chicago — Reed Pop’s C2E2! Saturday night Marjorie, Arnie, and several members of the [Read More]

TBS 6″ Wave 4 Pre-Order – Chewy’s Out

TBS 6″ Wave 4 Pre-Order – Chewy’s Out

Entertainment Earth has posted pre-orders for wave 4 of The Black Series 6″ line. The pre-order confirms SWAN’s rumor of Chewbacca being delayed and having a couple sought after figures carried forward. [Read More]

Episode 422: To Buy, Or Not To Buy? That is the Question.

Yes, Sideshow Collectibles has put up for pre-order its newest life-sized Star Wars figure — The Han Solo in Carbonite.  And it has Arnie waxing philosophical about collecting, and how much is too much to spend on one item.  On this episode of the Star Wars Action [Read More]

Rumor: TBS 6″ Chewbacca Delayed?

Rumor: TBS 6″ Chewbacca Delayed?

Our friends at Star Wars Action News have posted a rumor that the The Black Series 6″ scale Chewbacca may be held back due to packaging issues in the current black and orange line look. Head on over to their Venganza Media Gazette page for the full story. [Read More]

Episode 421: Is 6-Inches Short for a Stormtrooper?

Reviews of all 4 figures shipping with Hasbro’s Black Series Wave 3, plus new online sales and Episode VII news! From coast to coast the third wave of Hasbro’s 6-inch Star Wars Black Series has started to appear in stores.  This wave has three new figures, a [Read More]

Episode 420: Cheers to Planet Comicon!

Marjorie and Arnie run down the latest collecting news, with new releases from LEGO, Star Wars Decks, and reports from the Toy Man Toy Show and Planet Comicon! Planet Comicon was held in Kansas City this past weekend, and Marjorie and Arnie were there and on the hunt for [Read More]

Episode 419: Locked Down with Joe Schreiber

Few first time Star Wars novelists get the promotional push that Joe Schreiber received in 2009 for Deathtroopers.  The first unabashed horror story set in the Star Wars universe the combination of zombies and the galaxy far, far away inspired cosplay even before the book [Read More]

Episode 418: Star Wars – Disney Style!

We run down the latest collecting news, including Rancho Obi-Wan auctions, Disney World Star Wars Weekends exclusives, and more! With Lucasfilm, and all things Star Wars, now owned by The Walt Disney Corporation it should be no surprise that Disney is the place to look for [Read More]

Episode 416: Toy Fair 2014 – Hasbro’s Reveals

Marjorie and Arnie recap the Hasbro presentation kicking of New York’s Toy Fair International 2014! The next Star Wars film may be over a year away, but the new Star Wars figures are on the horizon!  From Black Series figures, in both the 6 and 4-inch scales, plus [Read More]

Episode 415: Troops and Roses

Star Wars Valentines–they’re not just for the playground anymore!  For decades there have been packages of Star Wars Valentines Day cards, the type that school children give in the classroom, but as Star Wars fans have grown up so have the gifts you can give to [Read More]

TBS Wave 3 Found at Walgreens

TBS Wave 3 Found at Walgreens

Our friends at Star Wars Action News have posted via Facebook the finding of The Black Series Wave 3 at Walgreens. Might be worth a stop if your heading out on toy runs today. [Read More]

Episode 413: 2013 Year In Review Part 2 – Statues, Books, LEGO, and More!

The Star Wars Action News team looks back at all other aspects of collecting in 2013 and what they hope for 2014! In 2013 Gentle Giant had the Admiral Ackbar Magnitude bust, Sideshow Collectibles had Premium Format Figures from The Force Unleashed and The Old Republic video [Read More]

Episode 412: 2013 Year In Review Part 1 – Hasbro

The Star Wars Action News team looks back at Hasbro collecting in 2013 Since Kenner resumed making Star Wars figures in 1995 collectors have had a steady stream of items to buy, but in 2013 Hasbro changed up the game and collecting may never be the same.  First there is a [Read More]

Episode 410: Black Friday Deals and 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s Star Wars Action News’ 8th Annual Holiday Gift Guide and Black Friday shopping companion! Black Friday isn’t what it used to be…it’s not even Friday any more!  With sales having started Thanksgiving Day and some stretching through the [Read More]

In Stores: The Making of Return of the Jedi

In Stores: The Making of Return of the Jedi

Today is the official release date for the next wildly anticipated “Making of” series of books from prolific Star Wars author, J. W. Rinzler. The Making of Return of the Jedi goes in depth into all of the build-up, pre-production, release and marketing of the [Read More]

Episode 405: John Jackson Miller and the Crazy Wizard

The latest Star Wars expanded universe novel is Kenobi, a standalone story telling of the Jedi’s arrival on Tatooine, including the locals and Tuskens with whom he tussles! The book is appeasing Star Wars fans worldwide, and now Arnie sits down with author John [Read More]

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