Exclusive Interview with Carl BouMansour – Artist “Boutros77″

Exclusive Interview with Carl BouMansour - Artist
Star Wars action figures are awesome! More than just movie toys; they have been a staple in toy aisles for decades, become pop culture icons and are credited for jump-starting the collectability of action figure toys the world over. We here at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss appreciate what Lucasfilm, Kenner and Hasbro have created so much so ...

When Seattle, Star Wars & Comicon Collide

When Seattle, Star Wars & Comicon Collide
Just over two weeks ago From 4-LOM to Zuckuss attended and presented at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon. Despite the con not having a huge Star Wars focus there was plenty of ways for fans to indulge in the Force.  Prior to the convention we released our “Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon” which detailed ...

Female Figures Coming from Star Wars Rebels

Female Figures Coming from Star Wars Rebels
Not surprising news but still its nice to get a confirmation that the Star Wars Rebels line of action figures will be seeing some female additions.  According to the May/June 2014 issue of Star Wars Insider, the upcoming animated series will include, “female protagonists Hera and Sabine.”  These ladies will round out the six main ...

Endor’s Red Shadows Secret Base

Endor's Red Shadows Secret Base
In 2010, The Official GI Joe Collectors’ Club offered a couple of exclusives at their annual International GI Joe Convention held that year in Providence, Rhode Island.  One of the exclusives offered should look familiar to many long time Star Wars action figure collectors.  The Red Shadows Secret Base, which was limited to only 500 ...

When Sci-Fi influences Star Wars Toys

When Sci-Fi influences Star Wars Toys
To those who have ever read or watched any ‘making of’ or ‘behind the scenes’ content,  its common knowledge that George Lucas, and all others who have had the chance to play in George’s sandbox, did not create Star Wars in a vacuum.  Star Wars instead is rooted in many things.  From mythology to religion, ...

Action Movie Kid Rocks!

Action Movie Kid Rocks!
Even though Action Movie Kid apparently is not a fan of the new Saga Legends line, this family’s home movies rock with a little dose of Hollywood magic! To check out more adventures of Action Movie Kid, click the pic below.

Darth Vader Action Figures + Butts = SNL

Darth Vader Action Figures + Butts = SNL
Star Wars action figures just show up in strangest of places!  Louis CK’s most recent hosting of Saturday Night Live came with a most unexpected appearance of our favorite Dark Lord of the Sith from The Saga Collection. Entitled “Darth Vader Action Figure”, this digital short is odd to say the least, but had a ...

Watch ECCC’s Panel “Collect All 3000?!?”

Watch ECCC's Panel
In case you missed it or weren’t able to attend Emerald City Comicon last weekend, you can now watch our panel Star Wars Action Figures “Collect All 3000?!?” on Youtube thanks to Jason from Galaxy of Toys Podcast. The panel, which covered the history of Star Wars action figures, was jointly created with the expertise of four ...

Obligatory April Fool’s Day Observance

Obligatory April Fool's Day Observance
 Gold 5′s Report: (read in monotone) Wow. You will never believe what showed up at my Target today. This will for sure blow your mind. Please. Everyone. Stop what you are doing and go to the store to make purchases.

Have a Blast with Retroblasting!

Have a Blast with Retroblasting!
This past weekend, we had the great pleasure of making the acquaintance of Michael and Melinda from Retroblasting. Retroblasting is a great Youtube channel focused on analyzing, critiquing, restoring and mostly celebrating toys and cartoons from the 80′s. And since Star Wars action figures played a big part of that era, Retroblasting has paid it the attention it ...