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 ...

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 ...

Hasbro’s Star Wars Timeline

Hasbro's Star Wars Timeline
Yesterday MTV.com published a timeline of Hasbro’s Star Wars action figures. The timeline is geared more for educating new viewer on where in the Star Wars Saga the new animated series Star Wars Rebels takes place.  The image is very cool but is not a true timeline of the actual figures as it only uses ...

NYCC ’14 Press Release & Photos

NYCC '14 Press Release & Photos
When if comes to New York Comic Con, Hasbro may not have the presence they do at Toy Fair, San Diego Comic Con or Celebration but they do put on mean a pre-convention media reveal party.  This year’s “‘Twas the Night Before the Party” offered some great reveals for the upcoming The Black Series and ...

The Black Series – Checklists and Pocket Guides

The Black Series - Checklists and Pocket Guides
We have added two new checklists to our Collecting Resources page.  The Black Series, now entering its second iteration with its new TIE Fighter Pilot motif and use of blue and no longer orange in its packaging, has been added to our database.  Also new with these two is our debut of the Pocket Guide.  The ...

Rebels and Hasbro debuts now on The Collector’s Calendar

Rebels and Hasbro debuts now on The Collector's Calendar
With today’s announcement that the one-hour Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion movie will be released on multiple formats over a handful of dates at the beginning of October we have performed a major update on The Collector’s Calendar. Updates include Hasbro figure release schedules from San Diego Comic-Con, all Star Wars Rebels shorts and premiere ...

New Toys, Videos & Displays but no Figures

New Toys, Videos & Displays but no Figures
Targets across the country have completed their “fall resets” (where they rearrange their aisles to make room for new merch and toy lines) and in the process vastly improved the Star Wars presence in their toy aisles. By adding large and impressive signage and new Star Wars Rebels, 6″ The Black Series, Jaxx’s 20″ figures ...

SDCC Q&A with Hasbro Brand Team

SDCC Q&A with Hasbro Brand Team
From 4-LOM to Zuckuss  had the chance to sit down with the Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team for a brief Q & A session at San Diego Comic-Con.  Ryan Beise, also of Galaxy of Toys  and Star Wars: Collecting Cosmos  podcasts, chatted with Bill Rawley and Jeff Labovitz about what we can and cannot look ...