Star Wars Action News Episode 477 – To the Maz

Star Wars Action News Episode 477 - To the Maz
This week I had the pleasure of co-hosting the most recent episode of Star Wars Action News. The hosts, Marjorie and Arnie, invited me on to discuss both of the upcoming Celebrations, the whereabouts of the elusive third wave of Wal*Mart’s exclusive Black Series figures, new Star Wars records and to review the Takodana Encounter set ...

Memorial Day Thanks

Memorial Day Thanks
On this Memorial Day holiday, we’d like to say ‘thank you’ to all the brave men and women who have served and sacrificed. For more Holiday Greetings! “When you care to send the very best – you say it with Star Wars action figures!”

TOY RUN – Episode 12: Thoughts on the Hobby from Paul Harrison of JediTempleArchives.com

TOY RUN - Episode 12:  Thoughts on the Hobby from Paul Harrison of JediTempleArchives.com
In Episode 12 of TOY RUN, the hosts discuss the current state of articulation, distribution and future of the 3 ¾” action figure line with Paul Harrison, co-owner of JediTempleArchives.com. Criz Bee and Jake cover Celebration Orlando news, regional Star Wars collecting clubs and what really defines an ‘action figure’ and oh yeah, Chewbacca Mom. ...

Happy Real Star Wars Day!

Happy Real Star Wars Day!
Happy Real Star Wars Day!  On today, the 39th Anniversary of Star Wars (and the 33rd Anniversary of Return of the Jedi) tickets for the next stateside Celebration went on sale.  We are happy to announce that From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com and our fellow co-hosts and friends from IGrewUpStarWars.com, Galaxy of Toys and JediBusiness.com will all officially be there! ...

TOY RUN – Episode 11: The Customizing World Of Stephen Hayford

TOY RUN - Episode 11: The Customizing World Of Stephen Hayford
In this episode, Jake and Criz Bee sit down for an exclusive interview with Lucasfilm Artist and figure and diorama customizer, Stephen Hayford! Join the hosts as they also announce the winner of the Rancho Obi-Wan Membership giveaway, speculate about the Rogue One leak, discuss the now infamous Darth Vader auction, and cover the past ...

37 Years of Imperial Troop Transport History & Restoration

37 Years of Imperial Troop Transport History & Restoration
Our friends over at RetroBlasting have released their latest vintage Kenner Star Wars vehicle restoration video which focuses on one of the toy line’s very first Expanded Universe creations, the Imperial Troop Transport. Originally released in 1979, the ITT included an electric internal mini-record which played six “original Star Wars sounds” upon pressing the six orange ...

TOY RUN Episode 10 – Steve Sansweet and the fantastic Rancho Obi-Wan

TOY RUN Episode 10 - Steve Sansweet and the fantastic Rancho Obi-Wan
In this episode of TOY RUN, the hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens chat with Guinness Book World Record Star Wars collector and author Steve Sansweet about his collection, his books, his perspective on recent vintage prices and his museum Rancho Obi-Wan! Also in Episode 10, details on how to win a 2016 Membership Kit ...

Vintage Star Wars Action Figure Newspaper Ads Kickstarter Book

Vintage Star Wars Action Figure Newspaper Ads Kickstarter Book
Here’s a big heads up for fans of both vintage Kenner action figures and newspaper Star Wars nostalgia. Battlegrip.com’s Philip Reed (whom we interviewed last year for his last set of Star Wars action figure books) has just begun a new Kickstarter for his latest Star Wars-themed book which focuses on vintage newspaper ads featuring Kenner’s ...

TOY RUN Episode 9: How Many Rey Figures Were There Really?

TOY RUN Episode 9: How Many Rey Figures Were There Really?
In this episode, Criz Bee and Jake talk about Star Wars Day May the 4th, announce the Rey Starkiller Base winner, breakdown the Star Wars action figure count since September 4th, rundown a list of figures Hasbro could still make from The Force Awakens and they discuss Alden Ehrenreich who will play a young Han ...

Happy May The Fourth Be with You Day

Happy May The Fourth Be with You Day
Well, fingers-crossed that this Star Wars holiday will be full of luck as there are two places exclusive new Star Wars figures could surface today.  The first may be your local Wal*Mart as reports from last week surfaced that the world’s biggest retailer would be offering their three new The Black Series 3 3/4″ figures ...