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 ...

NYCC Star Wars Rebels Round-Up

NYCC Star Wars Rebels Round-Up
What a breath of fresh air this year’s New York Comic Con was for Star Wars fans.  Coming just before the end of the Comic Con (aka major announcement) season, NYCC fans were treated to figure reveals, animation information and tons of new fodder for speculation.  From 4-LOM to Zuckuss is taking a look back ...

4LOMKUSS Podcasts with Galaxy of Toys

4LOMKUSS Podcasts with Galaxy of Toys
From 4-LOM to Zuckuss joins the knowledgeable cast as guest host on Galaxy of Toys Podcast.    In episode 13, Jake (aka 4LOMKUSS) discusses the release of the newest Black Series and Saga Legends action figures with the show’s regular hosts.  Galaxy of Toys Podcast creator Jason plays MC to a cast of experienced Star Wars collectors ...

Hasbro Cardbacks – 10 Styles and Counting

Hasbro Cardbacks - 10 Styles and Counting
    As new product has finally begun to reach store shelves, collectors are seeing two new styles of Star Wars action figure cardbacks.  In celebration of the release of The Black Series and Saga Legends series, From 4-LOM to Zuckuss is taking you on a brief look back at the different cardback styles of yesterday and ...

Hasbro’s CEII Panel & Time Differences

Hasbro's CEII Panel & Time Differences
Just a friendly reminder that there is a significant time difference between the US and Germany, therefore Hasbro’s Celebration Europe II panel will be taking place in the middle of the night for us in the States.  According to the Starwarscelebration.eu’s “My Show Planner” the panel is set for July 28th at 10:30 AM.  For those ...

The Creation Motivation for Saga Legends Figures

The Creation Motivation for Saga Legends Figures
Arnie, host of Star Wars Action News Podcast, was able to get some great insight as to why Hasbro has begun making less articulated Star Wars action figures.  The super-collector and his fellow collector and wife Marjorie attended last week’s San Diego Comic-Con and spoke directly to Hasbro’s action figure team.  In the interview with ...

SDCC ’13 In-Depth Hasbro Review

SDCC '13 In-Depth Hasbro Review
San Diego Comic-Con 2013 has now come to a close and we here at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss are taking a look at what we learned.  Hasbro’s Star Wars panel this year consisted of equal parts revelations and confirmations.  And as expected due the close scheduling of Celebration Europe 2 left some questions unanswered.  Friday’s ...

The Lost Figures of Hasbro SDCC 2012

The Lost Figures of Hasbro SDCC 2012
As we impatiently wait for this Friday’s San Diego Comic-Con Hasbro Star Wars panel we thought we would take a moment to look back at last year’s SDCC panel. In 2012, Hasbro announced the return of the Build-a-Droid concept in their new Droid Factory Legacy Collection. This series was to feature two (2) Build-a-Droids per ...