Thrawn’s SDCC Exclusive Easter Eggs

Thrawn's SDCC Exclusive Easter Eggs
With San Diego Comic Con 2017 now just one month away, we thought we would take a closer look at the upcoming 6″ Black Series exclusive. This figure exclusive was announced back in April at during Hasbro’s Star Wars Celebration panel. To hear the actual announcement from Celebration Orlando 2017, check out Episode 55 of ...

TOY RUN Episode 58 – Rogue One Wave 4 Review Show

TOY RUN Episode 58 - Rogue One Wave 4 Review Show
On this week’s episode, your hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens review the latest four new figures which make up the final wave of Rogue One’s 3 ¾” action figure line. They provide their thoughts about the Hasbro Fan Figure Vote finalist, share their pursuit of the second wave of 40th Anniversary Collection 6” figures ...

Kenner Cameo Updates: Star Wars Rebels

Kenner Cameo Updates: Star Wars Rebels
It’s no secret that the Filoni and the crew behind Star Wars Rebels are huge vintage action figure fans.  We have reported in the past on Kenner’s Yoda being an influence in the designs of his Rebels counterpart.  But with Season 3 coming to close this weekend, we thought it was time to add each ...

Kenner Cameo Updates: Mini-Rigs & The Falcon

Kenner Cameo Updates: Mini-Rigs & The Falcon
Welcome to another update to our Kenner Cameo Chronology.  At the Kenner Cameo Chronology, it is our goal to provide a guide for every time a Kenner (and sometimes Hasbro) concept or design has been showcased, outside of the action figure line, in Star Wars comics, publishing, animation, video games and so on.  Today we bring ...

Director Thrawn – The Grand Admiral Variant

Director Thrawn - The Grand Admiral Variant
With the latest wave of Rogue One 3 3/4″ figures hitting online etailers, there is now a new variant in the wild for those so inclined to pursue.  It appears the good Grand Admiral has the same ambition as Director Krennic as he can be found with two different ranks. Our TOY RUN co-host over at ...

16 Parallels Supreme Leader Snoke shares with…

16 Parallels Supreme Leader Snoke shares with...
Now before we begin, let the record show that we are completely fine with the possibility that Star Wars Rebel’s Ezra Bridger does not pan out to be the Supreme Leader of the First Order.  The point of this exercise is to point out the numerous similarities we have found these two characters have in ...

SDCC 2016 Coverage

SDCC 2016 Coverage
San Diego International Comic Con 2016 began as normal with their Preview Night on the night before the con.  During the event, Hasbro’s Design Director Steve Evans posted a few enhancements to The Black Series line that were made over the last week since Star Wars Celebration Europe London. Hey buddy did ya do something ...

New Pre-SDCC Reveals

New Pre-SDCC Reveals
With Hasbro’s San Deigo Comic-Con Panel now just a few weeks away, the Nerdist.com obtained an exclusive look of some of the Rebels, OT and The Force Awakens toys that will be available later this fall. All of the releases below feature the new Rogue One packaging which is set to debut at the still unconfirmed #ForceFriday ...

Added 12″ Articulation

Added 12
It appears that Hasbro has begun to increase the points of articulation in their 12″ line of figures.  Previously, the line has featured only 4-6 points but the lastest release of The Fifth Brother Inquisitor has added ball-joints to the arms to potentially compete with the other 12″ lines from Mattel which feature similarly priced ...

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 ...