Reviewer Reminisces Star Wars Figure Impact Via Sansweet

Reviewer Reminisces Star Wars Figure Impact Via Sansweet
New York Times book reviewer Andrew Ervin lovingly praises mega collector Steve Sansweet’s newest action figure book.  In an article published at Salon.com, Ervin gushes over the former Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Fan Relations director’s book Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection.  Sansweet who is now president and CEO of Rancho Obi-Wan, a Star Wars museum/collection, has ...

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 ...

“Coining a Galaxy” An Invaluable Resource

Collectors James Gallo and Mark Salotti have put together one of the most comprehensive and beautiful resources for vintage collectors.  “Coining a Galaxy – A Guide to Kenner’s Star Wars Coins” has everything you ever needed to know about the vintage collector coins and also the Millennium Minted coins from the early POTF2 series.  This ...

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 ...

Wicket Spoiled by Skywalker Himself

Wicket Spoiled by Skywalker Himself
Anyone who has had the pleasure of hearing Warwick Davis present at a con or has read lots of Star Wars interviews has most likely heard this story before.  Davis reflecting on his first few days on the set filming Return of the Jedi is a great little story and reminds us of what a ...

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 ...

Vintage Works of Art

Vintage Works of Art
Swedish artist Mats Gunnarsson continues to amaze with his life-like oil paintings.  Now what makes his art extra awesome is that his favorite source of inspiration is Kenner’s vintage Star Wars action figure line.  According to his website, Gunnarsson has been drawing his action figures since he was a child and now makes it so ...

Finally Mini-Rigs Get Some Love!

Finally Mini-Rigs Get Some Love!
Redbubble.com now has for sale their “Kennerverse – Collect them All!” merchandise.  This fantastic design depicts the old Kenner logo created out of silhouettes of vintage era Star Wars action figure vehicles and playsets.  The most frequently used silhouettes are those of Kenner’s Mini-Rig line which consisted of original concept vehicles Kenner created for extra ...