Hasbro PulseCon Press Release and Images

This morning Hasbro successfully began their first virtual convention, Hasbro PulseCon. The event began at 8 AM PST with fantasy gaming panels before transitioning to three consecutive Star Wars panels at 10:30 AM PST. The first panel hosted by members of Hasbro's design and marketing team as well a representation by LFL. During the panel, numerous Black Series and Vintage Collection figures were announced. Among them were a new wave of Archive figures, a new TVC reissue wave, a wave of Holiday Edition Black Series figures, few exclusive TBS and TVC figs, and a few non-exclusives. During the second panel, HasLab officially announced that the Razor Crest from The Mandalorian will be joining The Vintage Collection if it is successfully funded. This time, Hasbro [...]

Galaxy of Toys Episode 89: We’re Gonna Be Broke!

The Galaxy of Toys Podcast is back from a month of Summer vacation to bring you all the reveals from Hasbro over the last few weeks. Tune in as host Jason Luttrull is joined by co-hosts Matt Fox (from the original This Week in Star Wars), Chris Moorehead (Emperor's Royal Guard Collector Esquire), Ryan Beise (MrByZ's Toy Reviews), Jayson Kreshbach (Yakface.com), and Jake Stevens (From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com) as they share in their recent pick-ups, break down Hasbro reveals and attempt to guess the next Star Wars HasLab! We have a lot of catching up to do. On this episode we discuss the summer Star Wars action figure reveals from Hasbro.

By |2020-09-01T21:17:15-07:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Galaxy of Toys, Hasbro Pulse, HasLab, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|Tags: |

Fan Spotlight: Playset Ideas by Mike Rex

Now that Hasbro has shown a growing affinity for releasing playsets in The Vintage Collection line, our minds can not help but wonder what could lay in store for the future. So far since the return of the collector-focused Kenner package-inspired line we have received the following sets: Jabba's Sail Barge (The Khetanna) Vehicle (HasLab Exclusive)* Jabba the Hutt Yak Face Jabba's Palace Adventure Set (Wal*Mart Exclusive) Han Solo (Carbonite) Ree Yees Carbon Freeze Chamber (Fan Channel Exclusive) Stormtrooper Tantive IV Rebel Fleet Trooper *yes is it labeled a vehicle but ain't nobody flying this around the room! Thanks to best selling writer and artist Mike Rex AKA Fangbone_Rex, as he has provided us some great food for thought. On the popular Star Wars [...]

By |2020-08-22T07:27:14-07:00August 22nd, 2020|Categories: Customs, The Vintage Collection 2|Tags: |

Hasbro Press Release – Fan First Friday August 2020

Our friends at Hasbro have provided us the official images and press release for today's Fan First Friday Live Stream reveals. If you want to know a bit more about each reveal make sure to check out the previous post here. Now on with the good stuff: STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION 3.75-INCH HONDO OHNAKA Figure (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $12.99/Available:  Fall 2020) Featuring premium detail and design across multiple points of articulation inspired by STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE, this collectible STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION 3.75-INCH HONDO OHNAKA Figure makes a great gift for STAR WARS fans and collectors. Highly poseable with realistic detail, this figure features original Kenner branding and can be displayed in action figure and vehicle collections. Includes [...]

The Sandcrawler Episode #96 – Summertime Collecting Blues

The Sandcrawler Podcast returns for the mid-Summer action figure therapy you need to get you through the dog days! Join Mac, Dan and Jake as they break down the Hasbro releases and announcements from the past month! It has been AWHILE! We’re back after a lengthy break and there is a ton of Star Wars collecting news to catch up on. This week’s show notes are a necessity so be sure to click on the links below to keep up! Seattle Krakens join NHL (not Star Wars, we know) Star Wars movies pushed back in release schedule In “I Wanted Everything” Jake picks up the first wave of the kid-focused Mission Fleet, Dan adds to his Power of the Force collection including an awesome [...]

By |2020-07-29T22:01:06-07:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: HasLab, The Black Series, The Sandcrawler, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|

Galaxy’s Edge Target Exclusive Hasbro Press Release

UPDATE 7/23/2020 -  Great News! It appears that the frustration seen across the internet from fans, sites and collectors about the issues with Target's Galaxy's Edge (and GI Joe Classified) pre-orders, Hasbro and Target have agreed to open the Smuggler's Run Falcon back up for orders this Friday! We received the update from Hasbro this morning: The Star Wars: The Vintage Collection Galaxy’s Edge Millennium Falcon Smuggler’s Run Vehicle will be available again for pre-order starting tomorrow, 7/24, at 10AM EST in limited quantities at Target. Following the pre-sale or shall we say pre-sale-outs of the Target exclusive Galaxy's Edge merchandise, we were provided with the official press images and information by Hasbro. These images give us a better look at what is new and not new about the [...]

By |2020-07-23T10:43:51-07:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Galaxy's Edge, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|Tags: |

Target’s Exclusive Galaxy’s Edge Merch

In the wee hours of the morning, Starwars.com released an announcement about Galaxy's Edge-themed merchandise coming to Target stores on August 30th. These exclusives include three different Hasbro items consisting of two 6" figures and one very large 3 3/4" vehicle. Rumored for many months now, Captain Cardinal and DJ-R3X will be joining The Black Series and after years of speculation and requests, the BMF aka the Legacy Falcon will be re-released with some upgrades to reflect the version found in the Disney Parks. As exciting as these sets are, the hype surrounding them quickly faded as many fans and collectors (mostly on the West Coast) were left a bit stunned as these items became available for pre-sale at 6 AM PST and sold-out [...]

By |2020-07-21T11:17:38-07:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Galaxy's Edge, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|

HasLab Sentinel Funds in 26 Hours!

In just under 26 hours, Hasbro's latest HasLab funded completely. The Marvel Legends collectors showed up in strides when it came to backing the $350 Sentinel which stands at 26" tall. The figure was limited to just five per person. Its body a towering, technological marvel, the Sentinel scans the world for its quarry, a searching light emanating from its chest, its glowing eyes a warning… and a threat. Programmed with only one objective, to destroy all mutant life on Earth, the Sentinel will not hesitate, will not falter, and will never ever stop hunting. Rising from the pages of Marvel comics, appearing in everything from cartoons to movies to video games, the Sentinel is as a monumental part of Marvel lore, an iconic [...]

By |2020-07-11T12:57:38-07:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: HasLab, The Vintage Collection 2|Tags: , |

Fan First Monday Press Release & Images

Yesterday, Hasbro live-streamed their first-ever Fan First Monday event (you can watch it here). The event revealed products for both The Black Series and The Vintage Collection. It is assumed that these would be some of the announcements that were originally set for San Diego Comic-Con this year but due to its cancelation, Hasbro is revealing them online. It was discussed during the stream that exclusives intended for the event are still being worked out in regards to their release. Hasbro is continuing to support the 40th Anniversary of Episode V in both their scales and the much-rumored Bespin playset made its official debut. Now as rumored, this set requires two playsets to make the whole Carbon Freeze Chamber and preorders for this set and [...]

The ITT Comes to TVC

We are beyond excited about today's news (and long time rumor) that the Imperial Troop Transport as featured in The Mandalorian Disney+ series will be coming to The Vintage Collection in March. The detail presented on this toy is outstanding and much like the Imperial Assualt Tank, it will be a piece not to miss. It can currently be preordered for $69.99 as most e-tailers. See below for links! This will be the second vehicle in the line to be based on the hit television series. We can't help but notice the downed TIE Fighter on the package and while we are sure it is just a custom version of a previous release, we'd sure love to have Moff Gideon's version seen in the final [...]

By |2020-02-04T14:46:29-08:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: The Mandalorian, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|
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