SDCC 2016 Coverage

San Diego International Comic Con 2016 began as normal with their Preview Night on the night before the con.  During the event, Hasbro's Design Director Steve Evans posted a few enhancements to The Black Series line that were made over the last week since Star Wars Celebration Europe London. Hey buddy did ya do something with ya hair? #sdcc A photo posted by Steve Evans (@mrstevie18) on Jul 20, 2016 at 5:46pm PDT She's back... A photo posted by Steve Evans (@mrstevie18) on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:08pm PDT Both Han Solo and Princess Leia appear to have paint alterations from their appearances last week. Leia, of course, was highly critiqued during Celebration Europe and was actually pulled from Hasbro's display. Han's hair color was [...]

By |2016-07-23T02:03:20-07:00July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Rogue One, SDCC, Star Wars Rebels, The Force Awakens|

Details on Hasbro’s SDCC Exclusives

STAR WARS SDCC EXCLUSIVES 2016 STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Obi-Wan Kenobi Pack (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $44.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego) Recreate the noble journey of the great Jedi Master with the highly collectible Obi-Wan Kenobi Pack. Featuring authentic, movie-accurate detail, this elite 6-inch scale Obi-Wan Kenobi figure comes equipped with Jedi robe, 2 lightsabers, an electronic light-up table, and Princess Leia hologram delivering a vital message. Includes 1 figure with multiple points of articulation and 5 accessories. The STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Obi-Wan Kenobi Pack will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on Canadian fans can also purchase the figure [...]

By |2016-07-20T11:13:35-07:00July 20th, 2016|Categories: Rogue One, The Black Series, The Force Awakens|

Star Wars Celebration Europe London Coverage

What seemed like just mere moments after Star Wars Celebration Europe London began, new reveals began filling our feeds left and right! Just like we have done with our past convention and event coverage, we'll collect all major action figure and media news here in one place! So make sure to check back throughout the weekend for updates! Our Galaxy of Toys co-host Ryan Beise who is part of the #SWCE crew provided a before-the show-began look at Hasbro's display from the Forbidden Planet booth! The action figures on display at #SWCE are as follows: 3 3/4" Basic Figures with projectile launching weapons Kylo Ren *NEW* Princess Leia (Rebels) Rey (Jakku) Sabine Wren (Rebels) Seventh Sister Inquisitor First Order Snowtrooper - white pauldron 3 3/4" [...]

By |2016-07-17T11:52:15-07:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Rogue One, Star Wars Celebration, The Black Series, The Force Awakens|

Hasbro’s Star Wars #HasbroToyPic Finalists

Hasbro has shared their finalist for their Star Wars #HasbroToyPic solicitation earlier this year. If you recall Hasbro requested photos based on The Force Awaken created with Star Wars action figures for use in a photo timeline that will be on display at next week's San Diego Comic-Con. We’re thrilled to announce that Hasbro has chosen their top 24 final images from their Star Wars #HasbroToyPic fan activation program launched earlier this year. To refresh your memory, Hasbro and @sgtbananas teamed up to reach the fan community and have them show off their amazing collections and creativity by recreating scenes from the film using Hasbro’s Star Wars figures and vehicles. Out of hundreds of stunning submissions,  Hasbro has announced the final 24 winners chosen! You [...]

By |2016-07-14T00:44:42-07:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: The Black Series, The Force Awakens|Tags: |

New Pre-SDCC Reveals

With Hasbro's San Deigo Comic-Con Panel now just a few weeks away, the obtained an exclusive look of some of the Rebels, OT and The Force Awakens toys that will be available later this fall. All of the releases below feature the new Rogue One packaging which is set to debut at the still unconfirmed #ForceFriday date of September 30th, 2016. Rey (Jakku) Rey receives her fifth action figure version in the 3 3/4" scale and it varies from her previous Jakku releases by having her face exposed while wearing her helmet/head wraps.  It appears that the Build-A-Weapon feature that ran through the entire The Force Awakens line has been abandoned if favor of an EU weapon that fires a projectile.       Hera Syndulla's A-Wing [...]

By |2016-07-08T12:13:48-07:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: 12" Figures, Rogue One, Star Wars Rebels, The Force Awakens|

6″ Black Series Convention Exclusives Revealed

Hasbro shared with us their 6" Star Wars: The Black Series exclusives for this month's Star Wars Celebration Europe London and San Diego Comic-Con conventions! The figures were also featured on where it was announced that HasbroPulse's new Instagram page will feature more details about these releases but at press time no posts had been made.  No word on whether or not the Kylo Ren being sold by Forbidden Planet will also be available at San Diego Comic-Con as widely believed following this year's Toy Fair.  We have added these to our 6" Action Figure Checklists which can be here. Make sure to check back on June 6th for a special announcement! STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Kylo Ren Pack (Ages 4 years & [...]

By |2016-07-08T01:06:26-07:00July 1st, 2016|Categories: The Black Series, The Force Awakens|

The Chewbacca Mom 12″ Figure

Well, color us jealous as the Chewbacca Mom AKA Candace Payne has received her very own Hasbro action figure.  The now internet star has received all sorts of attention since her Facebook Live video featuring her contagious laughter went viral. Since rising to fame Payne has visited numerous talk shows, Lucasfilm and now Hasbro's headquarters where she received the one-of-kind Chewbacca 12" figure.  The figure is made from The Force Awakens Chewbacca toy but includes an exclusive sculpt of Payne's face with a miniature replica of the now infamous Chewbacca mask.  The likeness is true to life and the removable mask is even more so.   We will attest to the real roaring mask to being rather fun as we were fortunate enough to receive one from [...]

By |2016-06-18T12:08:05-07:00June 18th, 2016|Categories: 12" Figures, Checklists, The Force Awakens|Tags: |

Galaxy of Toys Episode 56 – Getting the Troops Back Together

Jason and the gang are back to talk about where all the Hasbro Star Wars action figures are!  There's chat about both upcoming Celebrations as well as what each host will be collecting until September's next ForceFriday. After a lengthy break the whole Galaxy of Toys crew is back together.  This time joined by Mike MacDonald from We talk about what we've been up to, upcoming Star Wars Celebrations and we ask the big question; where are the figures?  All this and more on Episode 56 of Galaxy of Toys Podcast. Make sure to check out Mike's collection, articles and guest appearances (From4-LOMtoZuckuss included) over at ____________________________________________________________________________ About Galaxy of Toys Podcast Galaxy of Toys Podcast is a discussion about Star Wars toys [...]

By |2016-06-08T22:02:42-07:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Galaxy of Toys, Star Wars Celebration, The Black Series, The Force Awakens|Tags: |

Star Wars Action News Episode 477 – To the Maz

This week I had the pleasure of co-hosting the most recent episode of Star Wars Action News. The hosts, Marjorie and Arnie, invited me on to discuss both of the upcoming Celebrations, the whereabouts of the elusive third wave of Wal*Mart’s exclusive Black Series figures, new Star Wars records and to review the Takodana Encounter set featuring Maz Kanata.  To hear what we think of the multi-pack which is now flooding store shelves across the country make sure to tune into Episode 477 of one of the oldest and best Star Wars podcasts online. - Jake She's the most intriguing new alien introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She somehow has the lightsaber Luke lost on Bespin. She knows of the Force. She has a [...]

By |2016-05-31T09:20:41-07:00May 31st, 2016|Categories: Star Wars Celebration, The Force Awakens|

TOY RUN Episode 9: How Many Rey Figures Were There Really?

In this episode, Criz Bee and Jake talk about Star Wars Day May the 4th, announce the Rey Starkiller Base winner, breakdown the Star Wars action figure count since September 4th, rundown a list of figures Hasbro could still make from The Force Awakens and they discuss Alden Ehrenreich who will play a young Han Solo in the second standalone movie. Add collecting news and the collector’s calendar and you’ve got Episode 9 of TOY RUN: The Star Wars Action Figure Cast. All episodes are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and! Show Notes - For a complete visual guide of every The Force Awakens figure released to date! - Check out our sponsor  for some of the [...]

By |2016-05-06T13:26:59-07:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: The Force Awakens, Toy Run|Tags: |
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