The Wal*Mart Dilemma

The Wal*Mart Dilemma
This past week many collectors across the country have begun to find in stores and/or be delivered their Wal*Mart preorders of the exclusive Retro Collection wave two based on The Empire Strikes Back. For those finding them in stores, it appears only some Wal*Marts are placing these on pegs as many have chosen to simply ...

Fan First Friday 2020 Press Release and Images

Fan First Friday 2020 Press Release and Images
Happy May the 4th Eve! This weekend has started with a bang with Hasbro’s Fan First Friday Livestream Event which resulted in quite a few Black Series reveals and a Vintage Collection reveal as well. Most of the figures announced went up for pre-sale on Friday but a few associated with Hasbro were delayed until ...

12″ Boba joins Lights! Camera! Action (Figures)!

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A huge thanks to our friend and resident ’80s movie expert Dan Geister as he has passed on our lastest update to our Lights! Camera! Action (Figures)! entry. In the 1983 film, High School U.S.A., Michael J. Fox is a high schooler who wants to date a popular girl. As you can see from the ...

Coming in 2020…So Far

Coming in 2020...So Far
With New York Toy Fair just three weeks away, it’s that time of year where folks begin speculating about what we can expect to be revealed at the annual toy event. Now before you go too deep into the wishing well of 2020, we thought we’d remind you of what has been officially announced to ...

Hasbro’s ESB Fan Vote Numbers

Hasbro's ESB Fan Vote Numbers
Yesterday, Hasbro Pulse on their Instagram page released the percentage breakdown for their recent 40th Anniversary Fan Vote for The Empire Strikes Back. The vote, which was initially hosted here and at other fan sites, came down to Luke and Wedge on the final vote and as we can now see the winner just barely edged ahead. ...

Luke Skywalker (Dagobah) Wins Hasbro Pulse Poll

Luke Skywalker (Dagobah) Wins Hasbro Pulse Poll
Hasbro has reached out to us to let us know the winner of their Instagram Black Series Fan Vote: We are thrilled to announce the results of the Star Wars: The Black Series 6-Inch figure Fan Vote, in celebration of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary. The winner is Luke Skywalker (Dagobah)! Despite Wedge and Lobot ...

Vintage Toys on The Goldbergs

Vintage Toys on The Goldbergs
On last week’s episode of The Goldbergs, the Goldberg children were threatened with having some of their favorite toys given away to their cousin Gleb. Among the amazing haul of ’80s toys were some vintage Star Wars, He-Man, Transformers, and GI Joe items to name a few. When it comes to Star Wars, the following pieces were ...

The Final ESB 6″ Fan Vote

The Final ESB 6
The final vote for which figure from The Empire Strikes Back fans would like to see released in The Black Series line is now live on HasbroPulse’s Instagram page. The vote will be open for just a few days and will close on Friday, March 8th. The following characters were culled from the 11 participating sites ...

Hasbro’s ESB Fan Vote – 1st Round Finishers

Hasbro's ESB Fan Vote - 1st Round Finishers
Well, the votes are in for round one of The Empire Strikes Back Fan Vote. We want to thank all who “made their vote heard” but posting on social or by emailing us their choice for the next Black Series figure from Episode V! We have tallied up your nominations and have sent the following 10 ...

Hasbro’s Empire Strikes Back Fan Figure Vote

Hasbro's Empire Strikes Back Fan Figure Vote
At this weekend’s Toy Fair Entertainment Brand Preview event, Hasbro announced that they will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. In anticipation of the anniversary happening next year,  Hasbro is letting fans decide which Star Wars character they would like to see added to The Black Series line. Starting today, Tuesday, 2/19, you’ll ...