New TRU Exclusives – A Potentially Pricey Lot!

New TRU Exclusives - A Potentially Pricey Lot!
Good gravy! It looks like we will be dropping some serious money at Toys R Us in the future. Rebelscum has information on potential exclusives coming to Toys R Us. Now contrary to the US amounts listed in the article – its our belief that the prices listed in pounds will actually be the US ...

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 ...

Republic Trooper joining The Black Series?

Republic Trooper joining The Black Series?
The toy e-tailer Dorksidetoys appears to be expecting a couple of figures in The Black Series which have yet to be officially announced by Hasbro.  The AT-RT Driver, which was last released as the 46th figure in The Vintage Collection, is slated to be re-released in Wave 5 of the collector focused The Black Series. ...

When Seattle, Star Wars & Comicon Collide

When Seattle, Star Wars & Comicon Collide
Just over two weeks ago From 4-LOM to Zuckuss attended and presented at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon. Despite the con not having a huge Star Wars focus there was plenty of ways for fans to indulge in the Force.  Prior to the convention we released our “Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon” which detailed ...

Never Tell Me the Odds – The Black Series

Never Tell Me the Odds - The Black Series
The nice thing about the lull which typically takes place after the busy holiday season, is that it gives collectors time to take pause and review what was released the previous year and time to save for the coming one.  With this week’s reveal of carded images of Wave 4 (Wave 1 of 2014) from ...

Toy Fair 2014’s Rebels, Reveals and Press Releases

Toy Fair 2014's Rebels, Reveals and Press Releases
“Begun, the Toy Fair has.” This is the weekend when toy companies, retailers, the media and toy bloggers from around the world descend upon the Big Apple for Toy Fair.  This particular Toy Fair has been more anticipated than in prior years as many Star Wars fans and collectors were curious on what exactly was ...

Pre-New York Toy Fair Reveals

Pre-New York Toy Fair Reveals
Yesterday Starwars.com revealed a new character which will be making his debut in Star Wars Rebels in both the animated show and its action figure line. Although this video was provided to Germany’s Moviepilot.de website a day before it was released in the US, the photo of the C1-1OP “Chopper” was an exclusive to the ...

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 ...

The Star Wars Action Figure Class of 2013

The Star Wars Action Figure Class of 2013
As we prepare for our end of the year review we have put together a list of every action figure and related accessory released during the past calendar year.  How many did you buy or didn’t buy?  Did you collect’em all?  What figures were you excited about and which ones were a let down.  Let ...

Hope for Carded Collectors of The Black Series

Hope for Carded Collectors of The Black Series
For many carded collectors the first wave of The Black Series has become quite a challenge. The internet has not been shy about sharing the fact that these figures have been literally falling off the pegs.  Pictures of department store self-fixes have ranged from tape and staples to yes even shrink wrap.  This is a ...