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The WolfPack Podcast #113: Year End Review

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On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast, Chris, Corey, Curto, Steve, and Jayson talk about their top Star Wars moments of 2014, ranging from Hasbro to The Clone Wars to The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer. We also talk about the top things we are looking forward to in 2015! May The Force Be With You, Always.

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Star Wars Collectors Cast #7: Happy Holidays

 

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It’s time for another dose of the monthly Star Wars Collectors Cast, the last for 2014.  This month James Burns is joined by one half of the dynamic duo that is RebelForce Radio – Jimmy Mac – to talk through his collecting habits and what’s new in the world of Star Wars collecting, including the recently leaked Star Wars: The Force Awakens action figure prototype images

As always, James heads to northern California to check in at Rancho Obi-Wan and catch up with Steve Sansweet and find out what’s been going on at the world largest collection, and all about the brand new Rancho Recruiter initiative.

It’s the gift that keeps on giving, tune into this month’s Star Wars Collectors Cast now!

The Force Awakens 6″ Figure(s) Image

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Rebelscum has posted a link and image to a leaked photograph of five 6″ figures from The Force Awakens. The image gives us our first “real” full look at characters from the teaser and one shot of a familiar walking carpet. Spoiler warnings apply.

UPDATE: Image has been removed from Rebelscum per the request of HunterPR. Image is still available at the original link.

Episode 45: But It’s A Whole ‘Nother Year

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As we close out 2014, Flyguy and I discuss the latest collecting bits with news from Hasbro, Hot Toys, LEGO, Gentle Giant and more. Customizing and artwork gets another big focus this week as we feature some great builds and illustrations that again must be seen be believed. Finally, we run down the latest news regarding The Force Awakens, more Marvel cover variants and our latest toy acquisitions. All this and much more on Episode 45 of The Realm Recap.

We would like to thank everyone that has listened, watched, commented and shared our shows over the past year. You are all the reason why we keep doing it and we hope to continue into 2015 and beyond. MTFBWY.

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New The Force Awakens Character Name Revealed?

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StitchKingdom has posted the discovery of a recently registered trademark thought to give clue to a new character for The Force Awakens. We won’t post the name here as to be sensitive to those wishing to stay spoiler free, but check it out if you’d like and then let us know what you think in the comments or forum.

This is an unconfirmed rumor at this point, so be wary off attaching too much to it.

Episode 44: Guardians of the Galaxy Far, Far Away

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Even as the holidays quickly approach, the deluge of collecting news and speculation is flowing as fast as ever. On this week’s show, Flyguy and I break down the latest info from Hasbro, Sideshow, Bandai, S.H.Figuarts, Hot Wheels, and more. Gentle Giant looks to be teasing some great product for 2015, what it is exactly is anyone’s guess but we are giddy in its potential. The biggest news of the week though was the (partial) character names released for The Force Awakens. What do they mean and will we have to “unlearn what we have learned” based on prior speculation and leaks? Finally, Flyguy and I run down a few reviews and new acquisitions — all this and much more on Episode 44 of The Realm Recap.

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BB-8 Is “Live Prop” Not CGI

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According to Mark Hamill in an interview with Yahoo, BB-8 aka ” the Ball Droid”, the small droid is not CGI (computer generated imagery)* but “a live prop”. All the more reason to like the little guy/girl. Head on over to read more including his reaction to the teaser and is thought on the sequel in general.

There’s no doubt that there will be a CGI version at some point in the film(s) but having a physical model will surely help “ground” the actors in the scenes.

New Star Wars Items from Funko

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Our friends at DorksideToys alert us to a few new product announcements (via ToyArk) from Funko. In the works for next year are Star Wars themed Wacky Wobblers for The Force Awakens and also a series of Hikari Star Wars figures that include Greedo, Clone Trooper, Wampa, Boba Fett, Bossk and more. Head over to DorksideToys blog to check out the news.

UPDATE: New The Force Awakens Details Tomorrow?

Good Morning America offered up a tweet this evening teasing exclusive details for Star Wars: The Force Awakens tomorrow. Check local listings for air times.

Good Morning America is aired on ABC, a division of The Walt Disney Company.

UPDATE: GMA confirms the rumor that the voiceover in the teaser was indeed given by Andy Serkis and they also state the source of that other lightsaber (not the cross blade one) you hear in the trailer. Head over to ClubJade for the details, spoiler warnings apply.

Episode 42: The Fandom Awakens

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After a day that is surely to be long-remembered, Yakface and Flyguy are back this week to discuss the new teaser trailer for The Force Awakens! But before we get to that, we run down the latest in collecting news from Hasbro, Hot Toys, Anovos and more while we also touch on some of the new customs and artwork spawned by The Force Awakens trailer. All this and more on Episode 42 of The Realm Recap.

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