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Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars Action News’

Episode 446: Hot Toys — Out of the Shadows

Arnie and Marjorie are joined by Andrew for an in-depth three-person review of the first Star Wars figure from Hot Toys–The Shadow Trooper! Star Wars Celebration is just 2 weeks away–have you gotten in line yet? Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie [Read More]

SWAN Episode 445: Maximize Your Fun at Celebration With a Bottle of Water and a Plan

In less than one month the world’s largest Star Wars party takes place in Anaheim — Star Wars Celebration! There will be celebrities, exclusives, panels, vendors and more! There will also be lines, standing and waiting, rooms filled before you get in, and [Read More]

SWAN Episode 444: Keep Feeling Fabrikation

Marjorie and Arnie review three of Funko’s Star Wars Fabrikation figures — Yoda, Chewbacca, and Boba Fett! Plus a review of the new Star Wars novel Heir to the Jedi and a look at the first Hot Toys Star Wars figure–Sideshow’s Bespin Luke Skywalker! [Read More]

Episode 442: Toy Fair 2015 Part 1 – Hasbro, Jakks Pacific, and LEGO

From New York Toy Fair International 2015 Marjorie & Arnie reveal the new Star Wars toy news from Jakks Pacific, LEGO, and Hasbro! Star Wars Celebration, San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con…when it comes to toy news they all pale compared to New York Toy Fair [Read More]

New Funko POP! Vinyl Exclusives Coming to Walgreens

New Funko POP! Vinyl Exclusives Coming to Walgreens

Our friends at Star Wars Action News have some breaking news regarding 4 new exclusive POP! Vinyl figures heading to Walgreens soon. Head on over for their full report. [Read More]

Hikari Sofubi Greedo Vinyl Figure

Hikari Sofubi Greedo Vinyl Figure

Entertainment Earth is now taking preorders for the Hikari Sofubi Greedo vinyl figure from Funko. Limited to 2000 pieces. Thanks to Star Wars Action News via twitter for the heads-up. UPDATE: StarWars.com has posted an update announcing several other characters coming to [Read More]

Episode 441: 1995 – Now — 20 Years of Modern Figures

Marjorie and Arnie go into the show archives for this classic review of the first wave of Hasbro’s modern figure line! 2015 marks Hasbro’s 20th consecutive year of making Hasbro Star Wars figures. In 1995 the first figures in what’s dubbed [Read More]

Episode 440: 2014 Year in Review Part 2 and 2015 in Preview

Arnie and Marjorie are joined by the Gingerprince, Johnathan, Curtis, Daryl, Brock, Jay, and Andrew to look back at the High End Star Wars Collectibles of 2014 and what they expect 2015 to bring. The Star Wars Action News Year-End shows conclude with this second part of the [Read More]

Episode 439: 2014 Year in Review Part 1 – Hasbro Star Wars Toys

Arnie and Marjorie are joined by the Gingerprince, Johnathan, Curtis, Daryl, Brock, Jay, and Andrew to look back at the Hasbro Star Wars toys of 2015! For Star Wars fans 2014 came in with a whimper but went out with a bang!  From a year that started with few Star Wars [Read More]

Episode 438: Tarkin ‘Bout Toys

Brock reviews James Lucino’s new novel TARKIN, Jerry looks back at Vintage-era Star Wars books, and Marjorie and Arnie look at figures hitting stores and the sold-out Hot Toys exclusive Shadow Stormtrooper! It’s been a long time since Star Wars action figure [Read More]

Episode 437: Black Friday Deals and 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Want to know where to save big on Star Wars LEGOs, Blu Rays, and more this weekend?  Then join Marjorie and Arnie for the 2014 Black Friday (and Thursday) shopping guide!  While the Star Wars bargains are few, there are some choice items for those brave enough to face the [Read More]

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]

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