TOY RUN Episode 65 – 40th ILM Reunion & Hunting SW Collectibles in SE Asia with Gus Lopez

TOY RUN Episode 65 - 40th ILM Reunion & Hunting SW Collectibles in SE Asia with Gus Lopez
Friend of the show, collector, and author Gus Lopez sits down with Jake and Criz Bee to discuss some of his recent travels to L.A. for the exclusive Star Wars 40th ILM reunion get-together and to South East Asia while on the hunt for foreign Star Wars collectibles. The hosts also begin speculation about the ...

Thrawn’s SDCC Exclusive Easter Eggs

Thrawn's SDCC Exclusive Easter Eggs
With San Diego Comic Con 2017 now just one month away, we thought we would take a closer look at the upcoming 6″ Black Series exclusive. This figure exclusive was announced back in April at during Hasbro’s Star Wars Celebration panel. To hear the actual announcement from Celebration Orlando 2017, check out Episode 55 of ...

TOY RUN Episode 64 – Creatures In the Star Wars Action Figure Line

TOY RUN Episode 64 - Creatures In the Star Wars Action Figure Line
On episode 64 of Toy Run, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss Star Wars Battlefront II and its Black Series Inferno Squadron figure along with all the news which came out of Tokyo Toy Show. This week’s special is a look at the wide range of creatures which Kenner and Hasbro have released over the ...

Kenner Cameo: Star Voyager

Kenner Cameo: Star Voyager
Big thanks to our buddy Mark S. for letting us know about this latest Kenner cameo. This one occurred on the cover of the 1982 Atari 2600 game “Star Voyager” by Imagic. The cover art is clearly based on Kenner’s version of the Millenium Falcon and thanks to a recent gaming expo, the actual model ...

TOY RUN Episode 63 – Titanium Action Figures: Then and Now

TOY RUN Episode 63 - Titanium Action Figures: Then and Now
On this week’s episode, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the unfortunate theft that took place at Rancho Obi-Wan and they share their opinions about a rumor which indicates that The Last Jedi action figures might come with speaking capabilities. The hosts also take listeners 12 years back in time for a retrospective to look ...

Shoretrooper: Variant or Error?

Shoretrooper: Variant or Error?
A fellow Washingtonian and listener of TOY RUN, J.R., sends in a report and image of what appears to be a 3 3/4″ Scarif Stormtrooper (or Shoretrooper) variant. Of note in the image provided, is the missing white and black stripe on the trooper’s left shoulder. Both of the troopers pictured were purchased at the ...

Theft at Rancho Obi-Wan

Theft at Rancho Obi-Wan
We have received some unfortunate news from our friends at Rancho Obi-Wan: Dear fellow Star Wars fans and collectors, I need to share some distressing news with you because I need your help. In February we at Rancho Obi-Wan found out that we had been the victim of a major theft that surreptitiously took place ...

TOY RUN Episode 62 – Star Wars Insights with Dan Madsen

TOY RUN Episode 62 - Star Wars Insights with Dan Madsen
On this week’s episode of TOY RUN, the hosts discuss the latest Disney Elite Series Die Cast figures and all the Star Wars action figure news from this past week. Later in the show Dan Madsen, former President of the Star Wars Fan Club, sits down with Criz Bee to talk about his involvement with ...

TOY RUN Episode 61 – Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars

TOY RUN Episode 61 - Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars
This week on a very special episode of TOY RUN, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the film that started it all! The hosts break down their favorite figures and toys from A New Hope, take a look at a vintage ABC news report on Star Wars toys and as always ...

Happy Anniversary to My Brother, Star Wars!

Happy Anniversary to My Brother, Star Wars!
By Jake Stevens As a Bicentennial Baby, I have grown up with Star Wars for practically my entire life.  Not one memory that I can recall comes from a time without Star Wars.  Like a slightly older brother, we have spent more time playing together than any of my “siblings”; G.I. Joe, Transformers, M.A.S.K. and ...