Happy 20th Anniversary Episode One

Happy 20th Anniversary Episode One
It’s hard to believe it has been 20 years since the debut of a whole new era of Star Wars! Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace debuted at 12:01 AM on May 19th, 1999 in theaters around the world. Fans finally got to see what their all of those characters they picked up at ...

20th Anniversary of Episode One’s Midnight Madness

20th Anniversary of Episode One's Midnight Madness
It is hard to imagine that 20 years have gone by since the release of Episode One toys and merchandise. The anticipation for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was beyond anything Star Wars had ever seen before or since. Toys ‘R’ Us bought into the excitement with their first of four Midnight Madness ...

Hasbro’s Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Details

Hasbro's Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Details
We’ve received additional details from Hasbro about their upcoming ‘Duel of the Fates” Star Wars Celebration Chicago exclusives. Both Black Series figures will retail for $24.99 and be available at additional conventions in the future. Press info is as follows: STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES DUEL OF THE FATES 6-INCH OBI-WAN KENOBI Figure (HASBRO/Age: 4 & up/Approx. Retail ...

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Swag

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Swag
With Star Wars celebration Chicago now just one week away we couldn’t possibly head to the biggest Star Wars party of the year without bringing a little swag. This year we’re traveling a lot lighter than we did last time but we are not headed to the show empty-handed. We are excited to celebrate the ...

Celebration Exhibitor Lotteries

Celebration Exhibitor Lotteries
Starwarscelebration.com has opened their exhibitor lotteries for those who have already purchased tickets to Celebration Chicago. To enter the lottery for Hasbro, LEGO and/or Funko, fans must enter a virtual queue for the chance to purchase the convention exclusives individually. You can learn more about the Hasbro exclusives from our Hasbro press release. Fans have ...

Merry Christmas Eve

Merry Christmas Eve
With the anniversary of Episode 1 (and the beginning of the prequel phenomenon) now just 5 months away, we can’t help but let our minds wander to the early years of The Chosen One and wonder what could have been. That and we have been binging on Scrooged, Mikey’s Christmas Carol, The Grinch and It’s a Wonder ...

Birthday Scavenger Hunt – Day 7: The Rec Room & The Final 4 Figures

Birthday Scavenger Hunt - Day 7: The Rec Room & The Final 4 Figures
Welcome to the final entry in my Birthday Scavenger Hunt! Here’s your final reminder to make sure to look over the details on how to play and enter to win all of the toys in the prize box by visiting Day 1’s entry. My family’s rec room was a place of great joy for my sister and ...

Star Wars Sneak Preview Figures – Then and Now

Star Wars Sneak Preview Figures - Then and Now
Kenner and Hasbro have both had a long history of releasing special preview figures prior to the debut of each new Star Wars film and its respective action figure line. As we ready ourselves for The Force Awakens figure line which will be premiering on #ForceFriday (September 4th, 2015) we are taking a brief look ...

Speculative Star Wars Rebels & Ep VII Figures

Speculative Star Wars Rebels & Ep VII Figures
Last week’s reveal of Toys ‘R’ Us’ upcoming Star Wars Rebels Mission Series exclusive The Ghost, featuring a holographic Obi-Wan Kenobi, prompted us to revisit Dan Curto’s leaked Rebels photo from earlier this year.  Now with the knowledge gained from Hasbro’s San Diego Comic-Con presentation, we are fairly certain we can speculate about the numbering ...

Podcast Celebration of Episode I’s 15th Anniversary

Podcast Celebration of Episode I's 15th Anniversary
May 19th marks the fifteenth anniversary of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.  No other time in movie or action figure history was anticipation for a film property and its merchandise bigger.  We joined Galaxy of Toys Podcast for a retrospective celebration of the epic event that was the release of Episode I action figures and toys. ...