Star Wars and The Power of Costume Grand Opening Party

Star Wars and The Power of Costume Grand Opening Party
This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending the Grand Opening Party of the Smithsonian’s newest touring exhibit “Star Wars and The Power of Costume”. The event took place at Seattle’s EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum which will be the home to this Lucasfilm exhibit until October. The party was attended by C-3PO (Anthony Daniels), ...

NY Toy Fair ’15 – What We Expect

NY Toy Fair '15 - What We Expect
Now that New York Toy Fair is just under 3 weeks away, we have begun speculating about what will be shown at the annual Hasbro Presentation. What we expect from Rebels Saga Legends Last week’s Jedi Temple Archives reveal helped to answer some early questions about what type of figures we’ll be getting in the ...

Star Wars in the Hands of Fans

Star Wars in the Hands of Fans
On episode #10 of Rebels Recon “Inside Idiot’s Array” we were provided a brief glimpse behind the editing process of Star Wars Rebels. In the featurette we see that editor Joe Elwood gets a little help from the first 12. Proudly displayed below his monitors you can see not only the first dozen Kenner action figures released ...

Lando’s Back, Bet Leia’s next!

Lando's Back, Bet Leia's next!
Last month we speculated about who would be next to guest star on Star Wars Rebels and yesterday it was confirmed. Lando Calrissian will be the next character to crossover from the films to the Disney XD animated series. Original actor Billy Dee Williams, to no surprise, will once again be voicing the character as he ...

2014’s Best and Worst Star Wars Toys

2014's Best and Worst Star Wars Toys
Jason and the gang from Galaxy of Toys Podcast break down the best and worst Star Wars action figures of 2014. They are joined by ThisWeekInStarWars.com’s Matt Fox to discuss which figures succeeded and failed from Hasbro, Disney and other toys lines from last year. Make sure to let us know what you think was ...

2014 the Year of 58

2014 the Year of 58
As 2014 comes to a close Hasbro will be shutting the books on their 19th year of producing Star Wars action figures.  It goes without saying that 2014, although better than 2013, was not a banner year for the toy producer’s Star Wars line. Distribution problems still existed, product offerings were very light, advertisement was ...

The Return of Yoda! Who’s Next?

The Return of Yoda! Who's Next?
Yesterday it was announced that Yoda and his original voice would be returning to Star Wars. Now Yoda himself was seen just earlier this year in Netflix’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions dealing with some heavy issues but his original voice is another story.  In a surprise move, Frank Oz who voiced the ...

2015 Star Wars Toy Line Speculations

2015 Star Wars Toy Line Speculations
This past week we were invited by our friends at Jedibusiness.com to take part in some fun speculation about what we can expect for next year’s action figure lines.  We were joined by a handful of well known longtime Star Wars collectors from across the web suchas: James Burns from JediNews.co.uk Arnie and Marjorie Carvalho from Star Wars ...

Rebels Figures: 10 and Counting

Rebels Figures: 10 and Counting
It took just about until Star Wars Rebels’ mid-season break before most of the country was able to get their hands on many of the show’s action figures and yet just as stores have filled their shelves we are already once again wanting more.  The small amount of actual Rebels figures available is a bit lacking. ...

A 5POA Stormtrooper Glance

A 5POA Stormtrooper Glance
The recently released Saga Legends Rebels line has brought longtime collectors their newest version of a 5 Points of Articulation Stormtrooper.  This limited articulated line which has been met with apprehension from many modern collectors, is a worthy nod to a much simpler (but also then revolutionary) form of action figure. The original Stormtrooper was part of ...