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 [...]

Mando Monday Press Release Pre-Orders

Today is the start of Lucasfilm's latest advertising campaign entitled Mando Mondays! After premiering last fall and quickly taking the world by storm, The Mandalorian — which took home seven awards last week during the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards — will return for its highly anticipated second season Friday, October 30, on Disney+. But first, fans will have access to select pre-orders on new products inspired by the hit Lucasfilm series. Disney and Lucasfilm today announced “Mando Mondays,” an all-new global consumer products, games, and publishing program kicking off on October 26, that will debut goods inspired by the show. After fans experience the latest episode every Friday on Disney+, they can visit MandoMondays.com each Monday to see what new toys, collectibles, apparel, books, comics, digital content, and more will [...]

By |2020-09-21T23:03:23-07:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: The Black Series, The Mandalorian, The Vintage Collection|Tags: , , , |

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: |

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 [...]

Fan First Friday August 2020 Reveals

This morning Hasbro Pulse hosted there latest Fan First Friday Live Stream on Facebook. There were lots of reveals made during the stream and for fans of 3 3/4" line, it was full of surprises. While we anticipate an official press release from Hasbro later today, we've provided the highlights for your below. And if you didn't catch the live stream you can do so here! The Vintage Collection They began with The Vintage Collection by showing the video on the Smuggler's Run Millenium Falcon set coming exclusively from Target at the end of this month. This video debuted a few weeks ago online. Next, they revealed that the Hondo Ohnaka which is included with the Smuggler's Run Falcon will be carded individually in [...]

By |2020-08-21T17:50:34-07:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Rogue One, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection|Tags: , |

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|

Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team Zoom Q&A Session

This morning we had the privilege to speak with the Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team via a Zoom conferencing video call in an exclusive Q&A session. We spoke with Patrick Schneider (marketing) and Eric Frane (design) and were joined by the good folks at Star Wars Figuren, Toy Shiz, Planete Star Wars, and Coffee with Kenobi. Make sure to check them out for potential coverage of today’s session. We have transcribed our interview answers for you below and make sure to let the brand team know your thoughts by commenting on our socials. From4-LOMtoZuckuss – It is becoming clear that 2020 will be a transition year in many ways for Hasbro’s Star Wars line due to brand team changes, a renewal of the Star Wars [...]

By |2020-05-06T13:41:56-07:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: 40th Anniversary Collection, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection|Tags: |

Fan First Friday 2020 Press Release and Images

Happy May the 4th Eve! This weekend has started with a bang with Hasbro's Fan First Friday Livestream Event which resulted in quite a few Black Series reveals and a Vintage Collection reveal as well. Most of the figures announced went up for pre-sale on Friday but a few associated with Hasbro were delayed until Saturday where Hasbro Pulse hosted the initial offering for Amazon. We are very excited about many of these releases which you can learn more about in the official press release info and images below. Now Hasbro has hinted that tomorrow there may be more revealed so keep your eyes posted to social tomorrow in between your May the 4th viewings and celebrations! We are preparing to spend the day saying [...]

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