TOY RUN – Episode 48: Toy Fair ‘17 Recap Show with Galaxy of Toys

TOY RUN - Episode 48: Toy Fair ‘17 Recap Show with Galaxy of Toys
With last week’s Toy Fair now behind us, the cast of the Galaxy of Toys Podcast reassembles to bring you the Hasbro high and low lights from this year’s New York trade show. The hosts, Jake and Criz Bee also check-in with friend of the show Chris Pirillo to learn about his Disney World Star ...

The Sandcrawler Podcast #16

The Sandcrawler Podcast #16
Jake Stevens joins fellow Star Wars collectors and all around great guys Mike (Tarkin) and (Dengar) Dan for some Star Wars action figure discussion on the latest episode of The Sandcrawler podcast entitled “Jake Stevens, The Kenner Hole & Patriots Rule“. We are very excited to welcome Jake Stevens of From4LOMtoZuckuss.com and Toy Run to the show this ...

Hasbro’s Toy Fair Press Photos

Hasbro's Toy Fair Press Photos
Hasbro has released official press photos from their Toy Fair 2017 presentation.  While they include much of what was discussed throughout the panel, they, unfortunately, do not include a first look at Jedi Master Luke in 6″ form. The Black Series – 40th Anniversary Collection The Black Series – 40th Anniversary Collection: Legacy Pack with Darth ...

Toy Fair 2017 Coverage

Toy Fair 2017 Coverage
February 18th marks the beginning of the annual event put on the by Toy Industry Association, Inc. in New York City.  Toy Fair provides companies a showcase to debut new products that are set to be released throughout the year while trying to woo retailers into supporting their brands. While Toy Fair is open to the ...

TOY RUN #47: The State of the Hobby with Yodasnews’ Mark Picirilli

TOY RUN #47: The State of the Hobby with Yodasnews’ Mark Picirilli
This week Criz Bee and Jake Stevens are joined by Mark Picirilli to discuss the current collecting atmosphere, the 13th Anniversary of Yodasnews.com and thoughts about this year’s New York Toy Fair. The hosts then break down the recent Hasbro press releases and announcements and as always provide the latest Star Wars news and happenings ...

The Last Jedi Packaging & Force Friday II Reveal

The Last Jedi Packaging & Force Friday II Reveal
EW.com has released the packaging design for the next episode of the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi.  The packaging features Episode VIII versions of our heroes Rey, Finn and Poe.  This is in contrast to the packaging of both The Force Awakens and Rogue One as they both featured villians. In addition to releasing the ...

Hasbro’s Pre-Toy Fair Press Release

Hasbro's Pre-Toy Fair Press Release
Hasbro has shared with us some images of their upcoming products that will be appearing at this weekend’s Toy Fair and which debuted yesterday on Yahoo. STAR WARS 2017 Product Descriptions STAR WARS BLADEBUILDERS PATH OF THE FORCE LIGHTSABER (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: 2017) Young Padawans can choose to follow the ...

TOY RUN 46 – Figures and Autographs and Stocks! Oh my!

TOY RUN 46 - Figures and Autographs and Stocks! Oh my!
In Episode 46, full-time collectors and hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss Hasbro’s earnings for 2016, debate the need for Jyn Erso’s autograph at Star Wars Celebration and report on the latest action figures announced by Hasbro.  Throw in a timewarp back to 2002’s Attack of the Clones toy commercials and the collector’s calendar ...

Hasbro Press Release – Black Series Titanium & Centerpeice

Hasbro Press Release - Black Series Titanium & Centerpeice
Hasbro has provided us with an official press release revealing some of the new items they’ll be offering in their 2017 Black Series. Hasbro interestingly will be bringing back their 3 3/4″ Titanium Die-Cast Series from 2006. These figures, which commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars, are similar to the original series as they consist ...

TOY RUN 45: News, Rumors & Rogue One Figure Reviews

TOY RUN 45: News, Rumors & Rogue One Figure Reviews
In this week’s episode, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens talk about the leaked Hasbro catalog from Spain with 40th Anniversary information in it, the latest clearance finds and Mark Hamill defending the prequel trilogy. The hosts also review Hasbro’s wave 3 of Rogue One 3.75” figures, which included Bodhi Rook, the Imperial Death Trooper Specialist ...