Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
SWHasbroVariant This morning, Diamond Comics feed debuted the latest (and we think greatest) variant cover to Marvel’s eagerly anticipated new comic, STAR WARS #1: the HASBRO PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE VARIANT The variant cover was photographed using Hasbro’s STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-inch figures, including Darth Vader and Boba Fett, the upcoming Emperor Palpatine, Bossk and IG-88…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2014
We’ve all watched the new Star Wars : The Force Awakens teaser trailer a dozen times.  We’ve seen the parodies, and the scene by scene break-downs and a lot of us have already been thinking about the toy and merchandise that will be flowing freely in a year’s time.  But what about now?  What if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2014
HTSWShadowTroop1 Following the official announcement of the Hot Toys Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope: 1/6th scale Stormtrooper Collectible Figure which has been popular among fans, Hot Toys is now pleased to present a specialized soldier of the Galactic Empire – the 1/6th scale Shadow Trooper Collectible Figure as one of the Hot Toys Exclusive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Author Philip Reed sent us the information on his current action figure book that is wrapping up on Kickstarter in a little over a week. Philip describes the project as “Scattered thoughts on the action figure marketing of the eighties.”  His new book   Each Sold Separately, Action Figure Marketing of the 80s  is a 48-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2014
ScreenHunter_464 Nov. 29 13.40 From the “wastes no time” department, YouTuber “SnooperKing” stayed up all night last night and quickly put together this stop-motion animation version of the newly released Star Wars Episode 7 teaser trailer. Here’s what he writes about the making of the video: this took forever…. hence the upload at 4:00 AM im excited for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 28, 2014
Prepare to spend the rest of your day watching this over and over and over and over…   Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, and features a cast including actors John Boyega,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2014
DHDBlackFridayBanner1 Starting Thanksgiving, Dark Horse Digital will offer six MegaBundles of comics & graphic novels for $99.99 each! Thousands of pages of comics over 60% off! November 21, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer for its digital-comics readers . . . Feast your eyes on this year’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
GGSWJUghnaut2 The Ugnaught race is known for their industrious nature in the Star Wars Universe. Seen first in Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back, the Ugnaughts were the primary laborers on the Cloud City of Bespin. They can be seen tinkering with all manner of electrical and mechanical items, essentially keeping Cloud City up and running….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2014
“I am C-3PO, human-cyborg relations.” A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, two unforgettable droids captured the imagination of moviegoers around the world… Joining his feisty astromech companion R2-D2, Sideshow is proud to present the C-3PO Sixth Scale Figure from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Weathered from time spent stranded…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2014
SWHolidaySpecial1 It was 36 years ago today, Nov 17th, 1978 that the Star Wars Holiday Special first premiered on national television on CBS.   It has only ever aired one time.   I was seven years old when it came out and at the time, to me, it was SHAKESPEARE!   I couldn’t WAIT to see it.   It…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
BBTSLogo SUPER MARIO NENDOROID The new Nendoroid version of Mario comes with a wide variety of parts including expressions, a Buzzy Beetle, a Boo, a Super Mushroom and much more. NEW ARH STATUES Five new statues from ARH Studios have been listed for pre-order. They include Arhian, Hercules, Alexander The Great, Queen of The Vampires and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
Presser_017 Record Year Leads to NEW LEGO® Friends Area and LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland Expansion   CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 6, 2014) – A galaxy far, far away and some new Friends took center stage as LEGOLAND® California Resort announced two major additions for 2015 at the annual press conference. General Manager Peter Ronchetti shared  the family…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
SWEp7AwakensLogo1 It was announced today across all of the official Star Wars social media outlets that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens has completed principal photography.” And then the subtlety slipped in the new title…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
EELogo2 How to Get the Right Gift at the Right Price Toy and Collectibles Experts Handpick Exceptional Holiday Deals at Entertainment Earth LOS ANGELES, CA: November 5, 2014 – For many people, finding just the right gift for every person on their holiday list can be traumatic. Acquiring those perfect gifts at an acceptable price can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
HTSWStormtroops1 After the official reveal of Hot Toys’ first wave of high-end Star Wars collectible figures featuring the infamous smuggler Han Solo and his best friend Chewbacca which were well-received by fans, we are moving the spotlight to the Galactic Empire for this new wave! Today Hot Toys is thrilled to present the 1/6th scale collectible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
GOGXwing1 Six Titles from Lucasfilm’s Star Wars™, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island and Sam & Max Franchises are Now Available on GOG.com with Star Wars™: X-Wing Special Edition, Star Wars™: TIE Fighter Special Edition, and Sam & Max Hit the Road Available for the First Time on Digital Platforms October 28, 2014 – The day has finally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Sorry this episode is a little later than expected. I’ve been a bit busy trying to rally 40,000 collectors to make their voice heard by Toys R Us over this Breaking Dad toy controversy. It’s taken up a lot of my week, but it’s been well worth it as we have quadruple the signatures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2014
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-05G GOLD MEGATRON This always popular reissue comes with Megatron’s standard chrome being replaced by a gold plating. He is expected to come with his flail, sword, gun and more, and we have him listed at $199.99. 2014 STAR WARS 6″ BLACK SERIES 04 – CASE, SET, SINGLES Hasbro’s new 6″ Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE 30TH ANNIVERSARY EXCLUSIVE MP-05 MEGATRON This 30th Anniversary MP-05 Masterpiece Transformer has been announced and is set to come with the required orange barrel tip as well as a pistol, an energy mace (flail), an energy saber and Kremzeek mini figure. We have it listed at $199.99. Please note, the images supplied are…

 

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