Today, our friend and Star Wars prototype and prop collector shared one of his most prized acquisitions from the past year. In his post on social media, Lopez revealed the long-thought-lost prototype for the canceled White Witch vehicle from the Droids animated series toy line. View this post on Instagram #BestOf2018 This piece is a significant discovery for Star Wars toy collecting. It’s the White Witch vehicle from the Droids series, which was designed but never produced for that toy line. We know from Kenner photography that Kenner made at least a few samples of these, but for many years collectors did not know if any of those samples still existed. This prototype is the same one used in some of the Kenner photography based [...]
Hasbropulse's Instagram account has created a toy timeline for Speeder and Swoop Bikes from the past 40 years. View this post on Instagram Star Wars: History of the Enfys Nest Figure & Bike A post shared by Hasbro Pulse (@hasbropulse) on Jan 26, 2019 at 7:17am PST These are fantastic brief minute-glimpses that show's Hasbro's love and nostalgia for its past products. We look forward to seeing more on their Instagram page. Speaking of the their IG account, both Klaatu Skiff Guard and Scarif Stormtrooper, two of the four new figures from the fourth wave of The Vintage Collection) have received new images. Many online retailers currently offer this wave for sale and they have yet to be spotted at brick and mortar stores.
On this week's episode of the award winning drama, This Is Us, vintage Kenner Star Wars action figures were featured prominently. Spoiler Warning! In order to explain the following images we'll discuss the plot of the winter premier episode, "The Last Seven Weeks". When mother-to-be Kate Pearson (played by Chrissy Metz) convinces her husband to sell his collectibles on display in order to make a nursery, a love collection of vintage figures from the Original Trilogy can be seen. Once Toby Damon (played by Chris Sullivan aka Taserface from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) sells his figures, his immediate regret is seen and felt by his wife. So she orders a bunch of replace figures from eBay to pass them off as his originals. But [...]
Today, Marvel Studios released the first teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home. In the teaser, like the trailer for the first film, features a scene which includes Star Wars action figure toys. In what appears to be either Vader's TIE or a TIE Bomber can be seen hanging out of Peter's book shelf. Vader's TIE Advance was released during The Power of the Force 2 line and the TIE Bomber was released during the Power of the Jedi line. This falls in line with the previous film's trailer as it too included Star Wars action figure toys. For a full list of all the cameos: Spider-Man Collects Star Wars Toys. And for our ever growing database of Star Wars action figure appearances in film and [...]
Hasbro has shared with us some hi-res images of the upcoming General Grievous 6" figure from Hasbro's new deluxe Black Series line. This figure will actually be over 7" tall, will be an exclusive to online and small collectible retailers like GameStop/ThinkGeek stores and will not be available at big box retailers. This set is currently up for pre-order and links can be found below. Star Wars: The Black Series 6-inch General Grievous Figure (HASBRO/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Spring 2019) Pre Order: GameStop Entertainment Earth Dorkside Toys
The Galaxy of Toys Podcast keeps its annual tradition of reflecting on the year's best and worst Star Wars toys and collectibles. Join host Jason Luttrull and co-hosts Matthew Fox (This Week in Star Wars), Ryan Beise (YouTube's MrByZ Reviews), Chris Moorehead and Jake Stevens (From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com) as they break down the toys they love and rejected in 2018! About Galaxy of Toys Podcast Galaxy of Toys Podcast is a discussion about Star Wars toys from the past, present and future. The show is hosted by creator Jason Luttrull and is co-hosted a bevy of Star Wars collectors. The show, was featured on starwars.com, can be found on the Galaxy of Toys Podcast Network for free download through iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and Podbean. About From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com From 4-LOMtoZuckuss.com is a website with laser [...]
Happy belated New Year! We are back after a much-needed holiday in the Caribbean and we can not be more excited for the year ahead of us! The amount of Star Wars media, events and releases in the next twelve months is gearing up to be a year like no other in the 40+ years of the franchise. To help you celebrate Star Wars in 2019, we are breaking down for you what we are looking forward to the most each month. And, of course, this list is only what we know so far and fully expect many more reveals to be made throughout the year! January Toys: The Black Series’ Archive Wave 1 (Bossk, Luke X-Wing, IG-88 and Boba Fett) Toys: Star Wars Resistance [...]