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Episode 425: Only Imperial Stormtroopers Are So Verbose


Marjorie and Arnie review the Disney Store 13-inch talking Stormtrooper, discuss upcoming convention and marathon events, review new Black Series rumors, and more!

With Hasbro having difficulty getting new figures to store pegs in any scale, collectors are forced to find their excitement places other than Wal-Mart, Target, and Toys R Us. Most specifically The Disney Stores where a new 13-inch line of talking, articulated Star Wars figures have started to appear. The X-Wing Luke Skywalker and Stormtrooper are on store shelves now, and in this episode of Star Wars Action News you can see a hands-on review of the Stormtrooper to find out if you need to add this to your collection.

But while Hasbro is in a late spring lull, news leaked last week of new Black Series releases on the horizon. In this show you can find out about three possible new Toys R Us exclusive multi-packs that have strong Original Trilogy ties.

With news on how YOU can be in Star Wars Episode VII, a discussion of the upcoming Disney Star Wars marathon, reports from Disney Star Wars Weekends and the UK Collectormania 21, and more, it’s all in this week’s swactionnews.com!

New Star Wars Blog Post Reveals Painted Talking Boba Fett


You saw our initial report for the Disney/Star Wars Event last April regarding the upcoming Boba Fett in the Disney Store Exclusive Talking figure line. Today, the Star Wars Blog updates with an article by Steve Sansweet about the event and within the images, you can see a sneak peek at a painted version of Boba Fett. (Look closely for painted versions of the die cast vehicles as well.) Look for him later this year alongside Chewbacca at your local Disney Store and DisneyStore.com