Tag: Star Wars

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
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
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
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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
We are NOT at New York Comic Con this weekend… but we wish we were. At least I THINK we wish we were. There was a report published on Thursday that NYCC had surpassed SDCC in attendance. And not just by a little, by something like 20,000 people! They say there are roughly 130,000 +…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 8, 2014
New York Comic Con starts tomorrow officially, but Hasbro is having a private, pre-show press event going on right now… and our man Cesar is there taking pictures and talking with the Hasbro crew! MARVEL Infinite Series  4″ MARVEL’S 3.75” INFINITE SERIES Action Figures Wave 2 (Ages: 4 & up /Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
TRANSFORMERS X PLAYSTATION OPTIMUS PRIME This new version of the Autobot leader transforms into an original Playstation. It comes with a “memory card” and is listed at $119.99. TAKARA TRANSFORMERS A trio of ladies have gone up for pre-order. We have the Takara versions of Arcee, Chromia and Windblade listed at $29.99 each; they are…

 

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