Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy Memorial Day everyone. I hope you are having a nice long weekend while keeping in mind the sacrifice of those that served our country and gave us our freedoms. We’re back with another Monday and an all new episode. We get a little philosophical about “back in our day” in this episode and do…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 23, 2013) –   LEGOLAND® California Resort is proud to announce the world’s largest LEGO® model is “landing” at the family theme park in Carlsbad on June 13, 2013. The LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter was unveiled for the first time today in New York’s Times Square by the LEGO Group.  Master Model…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
AFi would like to extend a hearty welcome to our newest sponsor, the gang at UnfinishedMan.com! Unfinished Man is a guy blog focusing on men’s style, life advice, gadgets, gaming, love, love, cars, dating and much, much more.    In their own words the gang at UF describe it as:  The path to becoming a Finished…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
bbtslogo2.gif Another HUGE list of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TEAM FORTRESS 2 BLU PYRO & DEMO – LIMITED EDITION Just put up for preorder are the BLU versions of the Pyro and Demo characters from Team Fortress 2. They are listed at $21.99 each. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=neca%20fortress DAFT…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2013
World’s Largest LEGO Model Unveiled Today! The largest LEGO model EVER was revealed in Times Square today. This massively awesome model is made of 5,335,200 bricks and took 32 designers 17,000 hours to build! It’s out of this world! This morning in NYC’s Times Square,  The LEGO Group unveiled the world’s largest LEGO model ever assembled. Created to celebrate the upcoming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2013
KathyKennedy-500x750.jpg Kathleen Kennedy, President, Lucasfilm, Scheduled to Appear at Star Wars Celebration Europe this July in Essen, Germany   Kathleen Kennedy, the President of Lucasfilm and producer of Star Wars Episode VII, will make her inaugural Star Wars Celebration appearance in Essen this July. Kennedy will make an appearance on the main Celebration stage talking with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Hi everyone and welcome back! As you might imagine there’s going to be some Iron Man 3 talk this week. We both saw it, both dug it and try to talk about our enjoyment of it as spoiler-free as possible. Jason also has a leg up on the rest of us as he got to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2013
EAR2D2-Dome.jpg May 06, 2013 – Today it was announced that Lucasfilm Ltd. and Disney Interactive are entering into a multi-year, multi-title exclusive licensing agreement with Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) for the creation of new high quality Star Wars games spanning multiple genres for console, PC, mobile, and tablets. Industry leaders and creators of best-in-class blockbuster games,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
BobaBlackPackage.gif As you will recall USA Today were the folks that broke the news and gave us our first images of the upcoming Star Wars Black from Hasbro back in February.   So it’s only fitting that they show us the first images of the Star Wars Black SDCC 2013 exclusive – Boba Fett with Han Solo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2013
Malibu, Calif. – May 2, 2013 – In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
star-wars-day-may-01-logo-500x195.jpg PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 1, 2013) — How do you make the greatest pop-culture holiday in the universe even better? Put some birds in it! For the first time since their debut last fall, ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS® toys and games from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) are available for all your May the 4th celebratory needs! Released in agreement with LucasFilm…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
DSTC2E2_Jawa1-427x800.jpg Think you’ve gotten all of the surprising Star Wars news you can handle this year? Well brace yourself for more! Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of their vinyl Jawa bank at C2E2, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this weekend! That’s right, only 250 have been made, and they’re all in Chicago…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS From BigBadToyStore.com ————– TRANSFORMERS MAGNIFICUS EXCLUSIVE This new version of Magnificus is a black Decepticon redeco of Transformers Deluxe 2011 Perceptor that hearkens back to the original Magnificus, which was a black Decepticon repaint of the original Perceptor.  We have Magnificus listed at $89.99, and it should arrive sometime next month. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOM10108&mode=retail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
There’s something strange (and awesome) in your neighborhood! It’s another huge New Toy Day for Diamond Select Toys, with seven separate products winging their way to comic shops and specialty stores! Whether you prefer Klingons or Carbonite, fairy tales or Strange Tales, or have strong feelings either way on Jell-O, there’s something waiting for you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2013
press_release_JarJar_725x237-500x163.jpg  Mimoco Announces the Jar Jar Binks™ MIMOBOT® Flash Drive For Real This Time!   (BOSTON, MA—April, 1 2013) — Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, and to celebrate April Fool’s Day, announces the actual release of Jar Jar Binks MIMOBOT USB flash drives. After an upset about the prank release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2013
SWTHE1-PG-02-500x750.jpg LUCASFILM AND DARK HORSE ANNOUNCE THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF STAR WARS COMICS!   George Lucas’s original-draft screenplay for The Star Wars to be adapted by J. W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew!   APRIL 1, MILWAUKIE, OR–It’s no April Fools’ prank! Dark Horse is honored to announce a dream project: working with J.W….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_143-Mar.-29-15.41.jpg Ask Yoda-bunny for The Empire Strikes OutTM Available on DVD March 26th     Easter is just around the corner, so we thought we would help out Star Wars fans by providing you with a guide to how you can decorate your own LEGO Star Wars-inspired Easter eggs. With our step-by-step guide you will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif All new listings of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com. ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV FIGURES SERIES 01, 02, BOX SET We have just listed the first two waves of the Batman Classic 1966 TV Figures, as well as the first box set.  The first wave includes Batman,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Just like the Geek Shall Inherit podcast, Daniel is highly contagious. Being sick and on his deathbed didn’t stop the guys from recording a new episode. Daniel’s doing a bit better now, but still sounds a bit like if Barry White and Froggy from the Little Rascals had a baby. In order not to get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2013
SWMadnessLogo-500x99.png It’s a showdown between the Light Side and Dark Side in the first “This Is Madness” tournament! Vote for your favorite Jedi, Sith, scoundrel, rebel, or bounty hunter and help decide who is, once and for all, the galaxy’s most popular Star Wars character. The first round begins on Monday, March 18! Cast your votes…

 

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