The gang from Galaxy of Toys Podcast is back with another episode and this time its all about Revenge of the Sith. Join the hosts as they chat about the good and the bad of 10 years of Episode III action figures! In Episode 44, the topic of the Midnight Madness event comes up and believe it or not we are only now 98 days until our next one! Force Friday, aka September 4th, can not get here fast enough. As the #forcefridaycountdown continues, May the Figures be with you!
With last week's debut of an upcoming Artoo-Detoo cover, we have updated all Marvel Comics "Action Figure Variant" covers released/solicited to date on our Kenner Cameos page. Below is a gallery of the 10 covers in question and to find out more about these issues and other times Kenner designs have shown up outside of the action figure line head on over The Kenner Cameo Chronology! Now when it comes to Kenner's first 12 figures, the artist John Tyler Christopher only has four left: Stormtrooper, Death Squad Commander (Death Destroyer Commander), Tusken Raider and Jawa. It will be interesting to see if Marvel chooses to commission these last four as none are main characters like the previous releases which appears to be their focus. Until Lando [...]
As many of our friends head Southeast to Disney's Star Wars Weekends in Orlando, Florida, we've put together a quick Build-a-Droid Guide for Disney's second wave of their Droid Factory line which debuted this week. The orange "X"s indicate figures from wave one released during Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. There also appears to be three new hats to choose from: Mickey's wizard hat from Fantasia, Abe Lincoln's Top Hat and a blue Star Wars baseball cap. Also available this weekend is the Star Wars Weekends' Exclusive Holographic R2-D2. Early reports say that these are in plentiful supply so lines should manageable. To check out our complete guide to all Disney Build-a-Droids released so far click the pic below! Good luck to all attending [...]
In Galaxy of Toy Podcast's Episode 43 the hosts discuss Hasbro's promotional calendar and speculate on what may appear on shelves on "Force Friday" September 4th. Now according to the calendar to marks the second Friday of the 18 week countdown to the release of The Force Awakens toy line. Below you'll find the upcoming week's calendar pages. Finally, discussed was the Topps Card Trader app and if you want to trade the hosts make sure to add them to your friend's list: Jake aka "4LOMKUSS" Criz aka "JEDIBUSINESS" Jason aka "GALAXYOFTOYS" Ryan aka "MRBYZ" For a complete list of all Galaxy of Toys Podcast shows, episodes and special guests check out the link at the top of the page or simply just [...]
Thanks to our friends at Hasbro and Hunter PR we have received the fantastic #FORCEFRIDAYCOUNTDOWN calendar! The promotional calendar, which highlights the Star Wars toy producing legacy of Kenner and Hasbro, counts down each day from May the 4th to when The Force Awakens line of toys debut on September 4th aka Force Friday. Below is the statement which was included in the mailer. Dear Star Wars Fans, Before looking to the future and a brand-new line of Hasbro toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we want you to join us in looking back at nearly four decades of Kenner and Hasbro Star Wars history. The enclosed calendar will count down the days until Force Friday on September 4, 2015, the day the long-awaited [...]
Happy Mother's Day to mothers of all kinds! To see other Holiday Greetings, make sure to click the pic below!
We are pleased to announce our newest addition to our Collector's Resources: Disney's Droid Factory Build-a-Droid Guide! Here we break down each and every wave of this theme park exclusive series. To enter the the droid factory simply click the pic below!
Its time once again where devoted fans come together to celebrate Star Wars...oh wait, that's everyday here and soon everywhere else as we step closer to The Force Awakens! Today does mark the four month countdown to the release of Episode VII merchandise and the madness that will begin at midnight! To honor MT4thBWY, this year we simply wanted to make sure fans were up-to-speed on all the great Star Wars content coming their way in the second half the year. We have updated our Collector's Calendar with all major upcoming Star Wars events, debuts and releases. This way collectors and fan can continue to make every day Star Wars Day! Don't forget about all the online deals from Lego and other retailers today as [...]
Starwars.com has just announced (what rumors have predicted for months) that Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will be released on September 4th, 2015. StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will land in our galaxy on September 4, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. — “Force Friday” — with stores around the world opening their doors at midnight for a special celebration of all things Star Wars. It will be a day long remembered. The packaging follows a long Star Wars and Hasbro tradition of featuring the villain in the design. The color red also confirms what we learned in our Q&A with Hasbro last month at Star Wars Celebration: From 4-LOM to Zuckuss: Now I am excited to see here at Star [...]