Tag: A New Hope

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Every year the Lego group gives out some amazing Toy Fair press exclusives.  Traditionally they are numbered, and for the past several years they have been Star Wars themed.  This year, with Legoland adding the new Star Wars Miniland to their Lego theme parks they have created replicas of the Han and Chewy "Minilanders" for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Our Hasbro coverage is now online and being labelled as I type! Lots of shots from the showroom in New York from Toy Fair 2011, showing new GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and lots more. Go there now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Today was the big Hasbro collectors event.   The presentation was over two hours long so there was a lot of information to absorb.  We did our best live Tweeting at the event as they did not allow recording of any kind this year.  Here’s some information from the Tweets as well as some additional fill…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2011
Star Wars Comes to Blu-Ray THE MOST ANTICIPATED BLU-RAY RELEASE IN THE GALAXY IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WORLDWIDE PRE-ORDER STARTING TODAY LAS VEGAS (Jan. 6, 2011) – The most anticipated Blu-ray release ever – the Star Wars™ Saga – emerges from light speed this September 2011. For the first time, all six of George Lucas’ epic films (Episodes I-VI) are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2011
Experience the Saga like never before at family theme park in Carlsbad CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) – In March 2011, LEGOLAND® California is introducing an all-new, dedicated STAR WARS Miniland area for the very first time! Guests can enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, as well…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2010
New LEGO Star Wars Mini-Movie!! Lego is kicking off the holiday season with a new LEGO Star Wars mini-movie!  – ‘The Bombad Bounty’ that they shared with us so we can share it with you!      

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1)  Will we ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2010
Our friends over at Kotobukiya sent us images of some of their most anticipated products from early 2011! Koto’s 2nd inaugural release of DC x Bishoujo series will make its debut in this batch along with products from Star Wars ARTFX+ series. Be sure not to miss out on the deadly and aggressive Sabertooth from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Wow, lots of Star Wars news to post today… and here’s some more! The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
“LOST” JAPANESE STAR WARS COMMERCIAL FOUND! A Japanese toy commercial for Star Wars toys was thought to be lost for thirty years, but has now been found!   Okay, not really….but this may be even cooler. The gang at Super7 produced their own retro-video for the STORMTROOPER SUPER SHOGUN figure, shot in the style of Japanese toy commercials from the 1970s….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) will have a great Fall picnic on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 in Gambrills, MD. The pavilion of the Bell Branch Athletic Complex will be the site of the club’s annual Anniversary celebration, which will feature the usual food, fun, and fellowship.  Special events at this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 7, 2010
This past week Hasbro sent out some new press photos of their current and upcoming product.   Here are some pictures of their latest Star Wars offerings.   This update is primarily their Star Wars Vintage Carded figures.     The Empire Strikes Back wave is everywhere currently, and just this week I started finding some the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Interactive LEGO mural building event supports ‘The Empire Gives Back’ and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ORLANDO (August 10th, 2010) – To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, LEGO Systems, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. are summoning the force of LEGO® and STAR WARS fans and families to participate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Highly Anticipated Complete Star Wars™ Saga Readied for High Definition Blu-ray Debut SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 14, 2010) – Today at Star Wars Celebration V, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced that the complete Star Wars Saga will come to Blu-ray Disc with a worldwide release in Fall 2011. The Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
Many of us didn’t get to go to the Hasbro Star Wars panel at Comic Con because it was scheduled up against other action figure programing, so we are fortunate that the gang at Hasbro shared their PowerPoint slide show with us so we can see what was shown and what was announced.  We had…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2010
  This whole year a celebration of ESB. Great excuse to relaunch new Vintage Collection. 8/1 official launch date. Trying harder to segment Saga Legends and Clone Wars. "Galactic Battle Game" continues thru 2011. Clone Wars Mace Windu comes with Jango’s helmet.  Hasbro Star Wars. Clone Wars figs send away for Sgt. Bric and vinyl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.     Q1) Lucasfilm recently announced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1) Will we see more video…

 

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