Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2014
For the final days of Star Wars, Dark Horse Digital will offer every single Star Wars comic for $300! Over 80% off digital retail value! December 26, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is sending its Star Wars comics off with a very exclusive limited offer for its digital-comics readers . . . For the final five…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2014
Ever since we broke the news of Scott Neitlich aka ToyGuru leaving Mattel back in October I have had a ton of folks ask me where he was going and what was his new gig. We wanted to let him get his legs under him at his new job and settle in… and get his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2014
The name “Boba Fett” is no stranger to all Star Wars fans. With his customized Mandalorian armor, deadly weaponry, and silent demeanor, Boba Fett was one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy. Following the introduction of Hot Toys’ Star Wars 1/6th scale collectible figures, today we are very excited to officially reveal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2014
In the 88 seconds of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer that debuted late last month, fans were heard to exclaim “who’s that?” and “wait… who’s THAT?!?” an average of at least 4 times.   Now The team behind Episode 7 have chosen to reveal the names of the characters that appear in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2014
————– ————– TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE 2015 RID Hyper Change Heroes, Legion, One Step Changer, Tiny Titans, Titan Heroes and Warriors series Transformers are now available for pre-order. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3589 TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS DELUXE COMBINER WARS 2015 SERIES 1 In this deluxe series you will find Decepticon Dragstrip, Alpha Bravo, Firelight and Skydive. A case assortment, set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
We can hardly believe that it’s been 3 years since we first launched the Geek Shall Inherit podcast, but the numbers… and dates don’t lie. It was 3 years ago THIS WEEK that we launched the Geek Shall Inherit podcast with episode one, and we have been talking pop culture ever since! True to form,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…

 

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