Galaxy of Toys Episode #87: Collecting While Social Distancing

The boys are back once again to talk Star Wars collecting while sheltering in place in the latest episode of the Galaxy of Toys Podcast. Join Jason Luttrull and co-hots Mathew Fox (the original This Week in Star Wars), Ryan Beise (MrByZ Reviews), Chris Moorehead, Jake Stevens (From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com) and Jasyon Krebsbach) (Yakface.com) for all the action figure discussion possible while ordering online and social distancing. Give it a listen and let us know what you are finding...or ordering online during this time on the official GOT social pages! We are back to talk about Hasbro's action figure reveals from their Star Wars Fan Appreciation Day.  Jayson from Yakface.com is once again joining us. Please send your questions and comments to galaxyoftoys@gmail.com

By |2020-04-30T23:54:26-07:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Galaxy of Toys|

The Complete Black Series Action Figure Checklist

In 2013, Hasbro made the decision to create a collector focused scale of super-articulated 6" figures. This Black Series line of figures became very popular with collectors who were used to super-detailed and highly posable figures from The Vintage Collection 3 3/4" line. This line which has grown exponentially with each year was not the first time Hasbro attempted a 6" line. During the Power of the Jedi line, which followed the highly overproduced Episode I line of figures, Hasbro debuted the extremely short-lived "Mega" action figure line. This line featured just three figures which had action features and sculpts which featured limited points of articulation. In 2015 with the release of The Force Awakens a third 6" toy line was introduced but this time, these [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:44:45-07:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Checklists, The 40th Anniversary Collection, The Black Series|

More Star Wars Action Figure Appearances from Dan!

One thing we love, is finding Star Wars action figures pop-up in media and so when we are looking for new appearances we look to our resident expert Dan Geister. Dan has the sharpest eye for finding figure cameos and since we have been on quarantine there have been a lot of discoveries due to our new normal of watching an abundance of new and old media. So let's begin our update to our Lights! Camera! Action (Figures)! database with an update to a pre-existing entry! Dan sent along this update for a sequel to one of the few horror films in the database. 1987 – Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 The 1985 film Joey, which was released in North America under the name [...]

By |2020-04-25T18:31:42-07:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: 12" Figures, Kenner Cameo, The Force Awakens, Vintage|

Star Wars Battle Bobblers Are Here!

On a grocery/toy run today in hopes of finding the new PhotoReal Vintage Collection and/or The Empire Strikes Back Retro Collection waves, I stumbled upon an unexpected discovery, Star Wars Battle Bobblers. Now after having been teased with them last year during New York Comic Con, there has been no noise about them since then beyond a cameo at New York Toy Fair this past February. Target had what appeared to be two of each of the three sets which were present on the shelf. There was no sign of a Vader/Luke set which is featured on the back of the packaging. For those who are not aware of the...uniqueness of these...bobblers, they are essentially mini cartoon styled bobbleheads mounted to a small [...]

By |2020-04-21T23:41:44-07:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Battle Bobblers|

The Sandcrawler Episode #92: POTF Expanded Universe and Deluxe Vehicles

The Sandcrawler is back for not only another new episode but for another walk down memory lane with the infamous Power of the Force 2  line from the '90s. Join the hosts and returning guest host Jake Stevens as talk of The Clones Wars, new Hasbro reveals and our recent quarantine projects. Tune in and let us know what you think on our socials! Coming to you from our various isolation bunkers in Massachusetts, Ontario & Washington State we are very glad to bring you another dose of Action Figure Therapy! Jake Stevens returns as we talk about what we’ve been doing the past month or so, some of us have been chilling at home and some of us have been working 7 days a week [...]

By |2020-04-19T19:18:25-07:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: The Power of the Force 2|Tags: |

My Star Wars Life Episode 213: The One with Jake

Jake recently had the chance to sit down and join the Native American Pop Culture Spirit Guide himself, Scotty White, on his most recent episode of My Star Wars Life podcast. If you are not following Scotty and his Mopcast Network, then you are missing out on tons of great content on all points of pop culture! Give this episode a listen and then let us know on our socials how excited you are for Season 2 of The Mandalorian. Especially now that Bo Katan is back on The Clone Wars and Katie Sackhoff herself has been tweeting excitedly about it since November... Who knows what lies ahead but we have a feeling Season 2 will be filled with Prequel Trilogy-era goodness. Hey so things are little [...]

By |2020-04-11T12:54:00-07:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: The Mandalorian|Tags: , |
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