Tag: Star Wars

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
January 2, 2011
Whereas humans have been intrigued by crazy creatures for millennia, the phenomenon dubbed The Mos Eisley Invasion can be pinpointed to the late 1970’s. It was then that a band of four aliens hit the streets and forever became the most popular and recognizable creatures in the world of pop culture. Cantinamania was here. Instantly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Hasbro’s Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet   Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: September 2010 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Box with "try me" packaging Accessories: N/A Scale: 1:1 Sculpted By: Hasbro’sIn-House Team Notes: THE PACKAGE           THE HELMET       VIDEO  

 

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 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 14, 2010
- Planned events include sleepover with special postgame screening of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back –   SAN DIEGO, CA – The Force has been with the San Diego Padres all season long, and on Friday, September 24, the Padres will pay tribute to a “galaxy far, far away” with a special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
"Gamorreans are forever at war with anyone who will fight" Now black and white master, Jon-Paul Kaiser brings the legendary warrior to life in Qee form with his newest custom. Using the 2.5" DIY Pigee Qee figure, Jon-Paul has once again captured the full essence of this brute. The Gamorrean Guard Qee is an original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 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) You’ve given us lots and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2009
Shown here are the SEVEN LEGO Comic-Con Exclusives.  There is a 3 figure boxed set for each of the six Star Wars films and a Brickmaster exclusive.       The exclusives will be sold – a different one each day of the show – starting on Wednesday.  Limited quantities are available and purchase is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2009
TheStar Wars™ saga begins! Blasting through space with Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer in pursuit, the Tantive IV blockade runner carries Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 on a vital mission for the Rebel Alliance. Celebrate the entire Star Wars saga with this all-new version of the very first starship seen in the films! The Tantive IV…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2009
Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s #1 collector toy company Kotobukiya has announced an innovative and fun addition to their Star Wars line of products:  Lightsabers merge with Japanese culture and “Chop Sabers” emerge!  Suitable for eating sushi or defending the galaxy, the Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader lightsabers measure over 9” long, with the blades cast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2009
Sales Of Book Featuring Images Of G.I. JOE, MARVEL and STAR WARS Action Figures To Benefit ALS Foundations And Family Of Innovative Artist And Hasbro Employee Battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease Pawtucket, RI – July 15, 2009 – Hasbro, Inc. and friends of Gianni Lopergolo, a Hasbro employee living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2009
Today the official website for Comic Con International posted a list of the 2009 exclusives for the show.  This is NOT a complete list yet, so far it’s only four pages long,  but starts as a good guide to how much money you will need to bring with you to the con and what lines…

 

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