Holiday Guide 2014

This Holiday Season From 4-LOM to will be tracking this season’s retail offers on Star Wars action figures in order to insure collectors can capture the best deals and also as an experiment to track the type of offers that may or may not be available next year during Hasbro’s first winter launch of a new toy line for Star Wars Episode VII.

By |2014-10-28T07:39:48-07:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Collecting Resources, Star Wars Rebels|Tags: |

Upcoming Events

With the debut of tonight's newest episode of Star Wars Rebels "Rise of the Old Masters" and November only a week away - we have updated our "Collector's Calendar"!  If you have information, events or dates to share, let us know on our official Facebook page.

By |2014-10-27T11:08:02-07:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: Star Wars Rebels|Tags: |

Rebels Base

With the Special Edition rebroadcast of "Spark of Rebellion" airing on ABC this weekend and Episode 3 of Season 1 upcoming, we continue to update our "Rebels Base" - your headquarters for all things associated with Star Wars Rebels action figures!

By |2014-10-22T21:18:34-07:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Action Figure Inflation – Part 1 “The Figures”

In just a matter of days and/or weeks, the first new lines of Star Wars action figures of the year will be showing up in the US. Both new series, The Black Series (TIE Pilot) and Saga Legends (Rebels), will be mirroring the same price points their predecessors of the same name established. The pricing of these lines have challenged the recent trend of action figure inflation and From 4-LOM to Zuckuss will be exploring this new development with a multi-part series simply titled "Action Figure Inflation".  Part 1 "The Figures", is just that, we begin with a look at the pricing of Star Wars action figures since their inception in 1977 (1978 technically for the single carded figures). We'll be bring you our analysis of [...]

By |2014-10-22T20:33:00-07:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: Action Figure Charts|

Figure Thoughts: The Hero’s Journey of Episode VII

This week's massive Episode VII (spoiler) concept art leak got us thinking about the cyclical nature of Star Wars and how the next chapter will mirror what has been depicted in the past while making its own distinct mark on the Saga. With Star Wars Rebels' debut earlier this month, the "Hero's Journey" has begun anew.  This newest journey of Ezra Bridger's marks Star Wars' fourth time using this monomyth, with yet another on the horizon. We have seen two cinematic versions culminate in two vastly different ways; one who returns victorious and another who makes it out of the transformative abyss only to fail in completing his journey. The destinies of our television heroes remain unclear as at this point their journey has either been abandoned or has [...]

By |2014-10-18T00:48:25-07:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Episode VII, Star Wars Rebels|Tags: |

First look at Vader from Rebels

Wednesday night's Toy Story of Terror Halloween special offered the first look at Darth Vader from Star Wars Rebels! The Special Edition of "Spark of the Rebellion" that will include the Dark Lord of Sith is set to air on ABC on October 26th.

By |2014-10-15T23:14:37-07:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Star Wars Rebels|

Retroblasting’s Kenner X-Wing Restoration – Part 2

Melinda and Michael return to the task of restoring a Kenner vintage X-Wing in the second part of their latest Retroblasting series. To view all of their Star Wars follies and restoration videos, check out our Retroblasting: The Star Wars Episodes page in our Featured Sections. Until next time, May the Figures be with you!

By |2014-10-15T22:38:28-07:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Vintage|Tags: |

NYCC ’15 Wrap Up Coverage

The reveals from New York Comic Con 2015 began as usual before the con even began. On Wednesday, Hasbro hosted their "'Twas the Night Before" party for the media. The reveals Hasbro provided included:   6 new figures from The Black Series Clone Commander Thorne (from The Clone Wars) C-3po (from ESB and reissue) Han Solo (Carbonite) Jawas (2-pack) Princess Leia (Boushh)  Mosep Binneed 1 new Rebels themed Mission Series set Ezra Bridger in Cadet Disguise & Kanan Jarrus 3 new frgures from Saga Legends Han Solo (Bespin) Lando Calrissian in Skiff Guard Disguise) Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) 3 new Mission Series sets Han Solo and Luke Skywalker (Hoth) Yoda and R2-D2 (Dagobah) Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise) and Princess Leia (Death Star) For the official [...]

By |2014-10-12T23:06:09-07:00October 12th, 2014|Categories: Mission Series, Saga Legends, Star Wars Rebels|Tags: |

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 Saga Legends lines. The following is their press release and official press photos which followed the event.  THE BLACK SERIES STAR WARS® THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Action Figures (Approximate retail price: $19.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: Spring 2015) Take your collectible STAR WARS action figures to the next level with the 6-inch BLACK SERIES action figure line! This exceptional collection of figures features incredibly accurate design and a high [...]

By |2014-10-09T07:35:35-07:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: Mission Series, Saga Legends, Star Wars Rebels, The Black Series|Tags: , |
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