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 ...

Galaxy of Toys Episode 40

Galaxy of Toys Episode 40
The hosts of Galaxy of Toys Podcast are joined once again by our friend and Star Wars Blogger Mike MacDonald to chat about a potpourri of Star Wars topics on Episode #40. Also for those attending Celebration Anaheim next month don’t forget Galaxy of Toys will be putting on a live show on the Podcast Stage: ...

What a week for Star Wars!

What a week for Star Wars!
This week has been filled with so much Star Wars its been a fantastic challenge to keep up with it all! The week began with a Philip Reed’s Universe Expanded Kickstarter to produce a book exclusively about The Power of the Force’s Expanded Universe line of figures. The next Wave (3) of Saga Legends line ...

Episode VII’s Title finally Awakens!

Episode VII's Title finally Awakens!
Today Lucasfilm very casually announced the title of the highly anticipated beginning of the next Star Wars trilogy; Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film, which just wrapped principle photography and is slated for a December 18th, 2015 release, has apparently dropped the numeration which was made popular by the Special Edition and Prequel trilogies. This ...

Figure Thoughts: The Hero’s Journey of Episode VII

Figure Thoughts: The Hero's Journey of Episode VII
This week’s massive Episode VII (spoiler) concept art leak got us thinking about the cyclical nature of Star Wars and how the next chapter will mirror what has been depicted in the past while making its own distinct mark on the Saga. With Star Wars Rebels’ debut earlier this month, the “Hero’s Journey” has begun anew. ...

New Force for Change Video from JJ

New Force for Change Video from JJ
With just four days left to enter for your chance to be in Star Wars Episode VII, Starwars.com and JJ Abrams give us another look behind the curtains of the highly guarded and confidential set!  We absolutely love what we see and look forward to seeing it all in plastic a year from now at ...

Episode VII Heats Up!

Episode VII Heats Up!
Well its been quite the week for Episode VII and the future of Star Wars films! Monday, June 2nd – Saw 40+ images taken from the same set director JJ Abrams previously revealed in his Force for Change campaign video.  The photos appear to have been taken purposely as many of the subjects were smiling and posing. ...

Star Wars In the Last 7…

Star Wars In the Last 7...
In the last seven days… ~ Star Wars, the film that revolutionized science fiction, Hollywood, marketing, and the toy world turned 37 years old. And the great thing about being a Star Wars collector is that due to the enormous about of merchandise produced over the last 30 and a half decades we are always learning ...

Episode 7 Figures…uh, Cast Announced!

Episode 7 Figures...uh, Cast Announced!
Breaking News from Starwars.com: The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny ...

Year in Review with Galaxy of Toys Podcast

Year in Review with Galaxy of Toys Podcast
I once again had the opportunity to fill the guest-host chair on Galaxy of Toys Podcast’s 2013 Year in Review.  The hosts and I break-down the ups and downs of not only action figures but also the major Star Wars events of the past year.   To listen to the show and to find out what ...