Coming in 2020…So Far

With New York Toy Fair just three weeks away, it's that time of year where folks begin speculating about what we can expect to be revealed at the annual toy event. Now before you go too deep into the wishing well of 2020, we thought we'd remind you of what has been officially announced to date and what Hasbro has planned for the reset of this year. The Vintage Collection April VC45  Clone Trooper (PhotoReal Reissue) VC 164  Cara Dume VC165  Remnant Stormtrooper VC166  The Mandalorian Now with the success of The Mandalorian, of course, it only makes sense that each of these figures is released this year. Now while the Clone Trooper may feel out of place, you never know what familiar faces from [...]

By |2020-01-30T23:23:36-08:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: The Black Series, The Empire Strikes Back, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|

Our Favorite New Action Figure Resource

A few months ago we discovered a new wonderful visual resource for tracking action figures, weapons, vehicles and playsets in a simple image. The social media-based Action Figure Checklists creates visual checklists for action figure toylines that are extremely helpful for those wanting to make sure their collection or figure is complete. The collector and creator of Action Figure Checklists is William Stonum who came up with the concept as a way to track his own collections when toy hunting. With over 135 visual checklists currently available and more on the way, Stonum has put in a ton of work for the benefit of action figure collectors of all types. While we specialize here on Star Wars action figures, we are collectors and lovers of so [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:15:13-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Collecting Resource, Shadows of the Empire, The Power of the Force, Vintage|Tags: |

The Sandcrawler Episode 88: The Best of 2019

  As 2020 is now underway, we've entered our 7th year of podcasting and what better way to kick off than recording with our good friends over at The Sandcrawler podcast! Always a great time chatting with Mac and Dan and getting some of their special brand of Star Wars Action Figure Therapy! Give it a listen and let us know what you think on all the socials! Happy New Year! This week Jake joins us as we take a look back at Star Wars in 2019.  The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian and our picks for best and worst Star Wars toys and YOUR Star Wars Holiday Wishes. Your home for Star Wars Action Figure Therapy is back baby! -Check out Jake’s article on the [...]

By |2020-01-20T09:13:06-08:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: The Sandcrawler|

Ultimate D-O Update

Good news for fans of the newest little droid from the Star Wars universe, Hasbro's Ultimate D-O Interactive Droid has received an update now that movie has not only been released but has earned over a billion dollars worldwide. Hasbro has provided us with information about the update below: Hasbro Star Wars Ultimate D-O Interactive Droid In 2019, Hasbro released an expansive collection of products for the latest Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Fans were excited to bring home new Hasbro products depicting their favorite characters, including the app-enabled Ultimate D-O Interactive Droid! Now that the film has hit theaters, Hasbro is thrilled to share an update has been applied to the product’s app, featuring English voiceover which allows users to enable movie-accurate audio of D-O’s phrases [...]

By |2020-01-16T08:20:22-08:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: The Rise of Skywalker|

Galaxy of Toys Episode 85: The Best & Worst Star Wars Toys of 2019

 The Galaxy of Toys Podcast returns for its seventh annual tradition of ranking the best and worst Star Wars action figures, vehicles and collectibles released in 2020. The host Jason, and co-hosts, Chris, Matt, and Jake with reoccurring guest-host Jayson from Yakface.com share their collecting expertise on the year that saw the end of the Skywalker Saga Plus they share their thoughts on The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker. Give it a listen if you haven't already and make sure to share the show with fellow fans and collectors. This episode is our annual look at the best and worst Star Wars toys of the year. We are once again joined by Jayson at Yakface.com.   We also give our thoughts on The Mandalorian Disney Plus [...]

By |2020-01-13T19:22:16-08:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Galaxy of Toys|

A Belated Happy New Year and What’s Ahead in 2020!

A happy belated New Year! We are back from our post The Rise of Skywalker winter break and looking forward to what lies ahead in both the Star Wars and action figure universe. Here's a quick glance on some of the fun we are looking forward in 2020: January – Rise of the Resistance in Galaxy's Edge, Disneyland; the finale of Star Wars: Resistance February – The Clone Wars Season 7 on Disney+; New York Toy Fair March - Art of and novelization of The Rise of Skywalker April - Tentative home release of The Rise of Skywalker May - 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back July - San Diego Comic-Con August – Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Fall – The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+ October [...]

By |2020-01-13T20:05:34-08:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Holiday, Return of the Jedi, The Rise of Skywalker|