As the first month of 2018 comes to a close, we come just one more month closer to the release of another Star Wars film. The fact that Solo: A Star Wars Solo is just a mere 114 days away is rather unbelievable as is still not knowing or seeing anything about the film beyond director Ron Howard’s Twitter and Instagram feeds. But, despite still being in the dark about the next standalone film, there is quite a bit we do know about 2018. The following is a breakdown of what we can look forward to this year in the life of being Star Wars fans and collector. As always, if there is something we have overlooked, let us know via email or on our [...]
We would like to say thank you to everyone who submitted what they love about Star Wars! We had some fantastic entries! Here is a sampling from what we received: Facebook Page TOY RUN Facebook Page Twitter Instagram The winner of the Kenner action figure glass set is... SCOTT ARTIS Scott wrote the following: "For me, Star Wars is the epitome of nostalgia, it defined my generation, it continues to define subsequent generations, connects those generations, connects people from all over the world, inspires, brings us together, sparks creativity, and through the toys I was able to create my own Star Wars stories as a kid and keep myself "young" as an adult. And I still smile when thinking about my Dad's running joke when I was [...]
This week on TOY RUN, we go in depth into our most requested topic: Hasbro’s The Vintage Collection! Join Criz Bee and Jake Stevens as they recount the successes and failures of the popular figure line. From figure variants to foil chase cards, to amazing multipacks and overpriced vehicles, they cover it all in preparation for the return of The Vintage Collection line this Spring! Join in on the conversation and listen to Episode #93 for all your latest action figure news! 00:00 - 07:46 Intro - Oh no, canceled figures! EE to the rescue! 07:46 - 11:07 New York Toy Fair / When will the Han Solo promo start? 11:07 - 14:21 Tough situation for Lucasfilm 14:21 - 16:51 Rian Johnson blowing up Star Wars figures [...]
With Valentine’s Day just a month away we thought we would attempt to spread a little love into the community. This past week, Zak! Designs released a Valentines-themed 4 piece glass set featuring Star Wars Kenner action figures. This set is exclusive to Wal*Mart stores and can be found in their seasonal section but for one lucky reader, we are giving a set away for free! With all the division and arguing happening in the fan community this past month, we felt it’s time to remember the love we all hold for that galaxy far, far away. So, we are running our “Share Your Star Wars Love Giveaway” all week long in the hopes of reminding us that love, like the Force, “surrounds us, it [...]
On this week’s episode of TOY RUN, the hosts catch up on all of the latest action figure happenings of 2018 thus far. Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the Han Solo leaks, the purchase of Fox studios,and the many crazy post-Christmas markdowns. Criz Bee addresses the Hollywood Reporter’s slumping Star Wars sales report, Jake shares his search for bootlegs in Southeast Asia and they give their five-second review of Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us. This and the Toy Rundown of the News in Episode #92 of your weekly Star Wars action figure cast! We want to hear from you! If you have questions for the hosts, suggestions on which guest to have next, a figure fact you’d like to share or opinions on [...]
A new checklist for Hasbro's latest mini-figure line Star Wars Micro Force has now been added to our site. This rebranding of Hasbro's 2012 Fighter Pods line which saw hundreds of micro figures released has prompted us to release a complete checklist of every Fighter Pod figure as well.
While the first wave of Hasbro's return to Mighty Muggs have just hit the the store shelves, Hasbro has sent us information about the second wave set for release next month. The second wave, which is only half as big as the first, includes characters from The Last Jedi. For a complete list of every Star Wars Mighty Muggs released-to-date check out our Guide here. STAR WARS MIGHTY MUGGS Wave 2 Figure Assortment (Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: February 2018) Iconic STAR WARS characters are spinning heads around the galaxy with the STAR WARS MIGHTY MUGGS Figures. Whether it be REY with a face of determination preparing for battle or KYLO REN with an evil grin as he imagines taking over the [...]
On this special episode of Toy Run the hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens dissect The Last Jedi three weeks after its release together with special guest Jason Luttrull from The Galaxy Of Toys podcast. Stay for additional comments after the end credits! Toy Run will return to its laser sharp Star Wars action figure focus next episode! We want to hear from you! If you have questions for the hosts, suggestions on which guest to have next, a figure fact you’d like to share or opinions on what segments you did or didn’t like, let us know! You can contact us on our social media pages or email the hosts Criz Bee and Jake and you just might be featured on the next show. [...]