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What an exhausting time for Star Wars fans and Collectors. Never one to let us sleep, Lucasfilm has Star Wars Celebration: Japan the weekend before San Diego Comic Con. Celebration Japan is likely the biggest Star Wars party in the world for 2008 and Star Wars Action News' Larry is there to cover it. ...
This week's episode of Star Wars Action News is like Herman Melville's classic Moby Dick. Only instead of Ahab it's Arnie. And instead of being really really long it's only about an hour. And instead of a great white whale it's an even bigger treasure: white carded figures that have slipped out before ...
Tuesday July 8th marks a new era for Star Wars collectibles as 500 Star Wars fans will be able to purchase the first product from eFX Collectibles-the retouched version of Master Replicas' Stormtrooper Helmet. The mold is the same, the grill is a little cleaned up, and the base is totally different. ...
Girls rule on this week's episode of Star Wars Action News! In Star Wars collecting women's voices are not often heard but this week sistas are doin' it for themselves in this all-female episode of Star Wars Action News. Marjorie and Andrea chat about the new Star Wars build-a-droid packs at Wal Mart, ...
This week, the Star Wars Action News hosts are seeing red. They're red hopping mad, you might even say. Why? Because the new exclusive TIE Fighter "has got some red on ya" (to quote Shaun of the Dead). Yes, someone graffitied a big red garish Rebel symbol on the latest "big wing" TIE Fighter re-release, ...
Still frothing at the mouth for new toys, the Star Wars Action News team gathered again this week to look at the upcoming July releases from Hasbro. After focusing on the vehicles last episode, this episode the group talks about the new figures of both The Legacy Collection and The Clone Wars toy lines. ...
July 26th is getting closer and closer (and to see how close check out all the nifty new countdown timers at swactionnews.com) and the excitement is palpable for new toys. None of the new toys has gotten the buzz as the new vehicles, and with Hasbro previewing the instruction sheets this past week even ...
Over at Amazon.com's Target store the Jungle Rancor (which is called the Battle Rancor on the box) is still in stock. Star Wars Action News ordered some and they were delivered this week. Will there be a rumble in the Felucian jungle, or are these battle-painted beasties best left on store shelves? We ...
The final five Saga Legends are an elusive bunch, perhaps because so many of them are "Shadow" troopers they stay well hidden. Despite their best attempts at camouflage Star Wars Action News spotted some this week. They review the figures chosen to be rereleased as well as their special coins. We also ...
This week on Star Wars Action News, it's episode 1-4-3 and as those of you with old school pagers know, 1-4-3 means "I love you." As such, the hosts of Star Wars Action News take some time this week to remember why they love Star Wars and Star Wars collecting. In addition, last Tuesday saw the release ...
Rancors with blue stripes, Stormtroopers in black armor, Darth Vader with slashes across his chest, battle droids on STAPs and Wampas and Tauntauns...these are the things people are hunting for. This week on Star Wars Action News, our Toys R Us employee bothan spy tells us which of these are showing ...
It's a great time to be a Star Wars fan, isn't it? There's not one but two toy lines hovering in the not so distant future, Star Wars returns to theaters in August overcoming all expectations, and there's a brand new collectibles company, eFX, breaking onto the scene. As such, listeners of Star Wars ...
On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast we come to you from the Pittsburgh Comicon 2008 where the Star Wars Action News hosts held panels on Star Wars collecting. We report on the con and scour the vendors' booths for any Star Wars items available. Also this week, everyone knows that keeping a large ...
They're coming in too fast! The collecting community has been watching the progress of new Star Wars collectibles licensee eFX with great interest, and we were rewarded this week with the announcement of the first product from eFX--a full scale Stormtrooper helmet. Given how sought after the Master Replicas ...
This is a week of surprises. First, Star Wars fans were surprised over the weekend when the new, full trailer for the upcoming Clone Wars Animated Movie was leaked onto the internet (with Polish subtitles). As our first peek at the story of the seventh theatrical Star Wars release, Marjorie and Arnie ...
We don't know who at Hasbro the Target executive buyers have dirt on, but it must be someone as so far in 2008 Target has had the largest number of exclusives of any retailer. With the Galactic Hero packs, the Aayla Secura starfighter, the Order 66 2-packs, and the upcoming Force Unleashed Rancor, plus ...
They did it for Episode I, they did it for Episode II, they did it for Episode III, they do it for every exclusive at cons, and most famously they did it to see George Lucas at Celebration III. Yes, that's right, I'm talking about Star Wars fans forming lines. This year we see what no one expected--Star ...
Jedi-Con 2008 was in Germany this past weekend, and while not a lot of hard news, some very interesting and "almost confirmed" rumors were floated about. Star Wars Action News reporter Steve was there and reports back to us with details about Celebration Japan, Celebration 5's possible location, and ...
As we prepare for Easter and the debut of Spring we find the regular stores full of Easter items. While there was no Star Wars Easter Basket to be found, there were some Easter offerings at Target -- A stuffed Darth Vader with jelly beans, an Easter egg dyeing kit, and an...edible watch? Marjorie and ...
Got Utapau Shadow Trooper Helmet? That was the question of the moment last Wednesday as hundreds of computers flooded Razors Edge Collectibles trying to get this final, exclusive Master Replicas MiniHelmet. This week on Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie discuss the brouhaha surrounding the ...
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