Last month SARLACC (Seattle Area Lucasfilm Artifact Collector Club) celebrated their 20th Anniversary. To celebrate the occasion, the collecting club hosted a three-day event which consisted of toys runs, trivia contests and the viewing of some of the most amazing Star Wars collections in the area. Now Seattle is becoming no stranger to epic Star Wars events as these series of parties was held one-year after ICE Seattle event which brought collectors from all over the world to Seattle for a five-day collector event. To read more about ICE, the International Collectors Event, click on the pic. “S20”, as members of SARLACC affectionately referred to September’s anniversary event, began on a Friday with a party hosted at the home of Galaxy of Toys Podcast’s host [...]
Its always nice to see good people with awesome collections featured on Starwars.com and our Canadian Corespondent Mike MacDonald fits that bill! Mike is featured in fellow fan Amy Ratcliffe's article "Fully Operational Fandom: The Star Wars Collector within us All". In the article, featured in the Fan + Community section of the official site, Mike reveals how his collection began with a very simple intention from a purely nostalgic perspective. To read more about his and a few other collector's collections click on the picture below. To read more from Mike make sure to check out his Star Wars focused blog, Looking Away to the Horizon. And finally to hear Mike's thoughts about Star Wars collectibles check out his appearance on Galaxy of Toys Podcast!
Episode 31: Vintage Kenner Diecast Star Wars Vehicles: Jason, Tom, Ryan and Jake are joined by Matt Fox from This Week In Star Wars Podcast. The guys discuss the vintage Kenner line of diecast metal Star Wars vehicles produced in the late 70's and early 80's.
The guys of Galaxy of Toys Podcast are joined by Amy from the Collecting Cosmos Podcast to discuss the massive amount of action figures, collectibles and toys revealed at last weekend's San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Both Ryan and Amy braved the masses and attended the con and share their insight. This episode also includes the full audio of our Q&A with the Hasbro Brand Team. Give Episode 30 a listen and let us know what you think on the official Facebook page. For more action figure news, reveals, pictures and lists, check out our SDCC '14 Coverage!
In the newest episode of Galaxy of Toys Podcast we break down what toys are now appearing on shelves, SDCC exclusives and a few other Star Wars toys slated for release! Let us know what you think and join in the conversation by contacting us on our official Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for a complete list of all shows and guests on the Galaxy of Toys Broadcasting Network check out the "Galaxy of Toys" link at the top of the page! And until next time, May the Figures be with you!
We are so excited to announce the debut of The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast! We have partnered with our good friends Jason and Ryan from Galaxy of Toys Podcast to bring you a podcast all about Star Wars comics both new and old. In this first "issue" we break down the host's comic book background, review May's Star Wars comic book releases, take a spin back in time to May 1999 and of course in true From 4-LOM to Zuckuss fashion lace it with plenty of action figure talk! Past episodes from Galaxy of Toys are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and Podbean! Let us know what you think of the new show on the official Galaxy of Toys Twitter and Facebook pages or you [...]
May 19th marks the fifteenth anniversary of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. No other time in movie or action figure history was anticipation for a film property and its merchandise bigger. We joined Galaxy of Toys Podcast for a retrospective celebration of the epic event that was the release of Episode I action figures and toys. From CommTech Chips to Battle Bags, Podracers to Sith Infiltrators and Sio Bibble to Eopies we break down some of the massive amount of toys released on the first Midnight Madness. Give it a listen and share your Phantom Menace memories on the Galaxy of Toy's Facebook! While we prepare to do it all over again with the Sequel Trilogy next year, May the Figures be with you!
Just over two weeks ago From 4-LOM to Zuckuss attended and presented at Seattle's Emerald City Comicon. Despite the con not having a huge Star Wars focus there was plenty of ways for fans to indulge in the Force. Prior to the convention we released our "Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon" which detailed many of the Star Wars related panels and activities available at the con but even despite our research there were even more Star Wars fun to be had. The following is just some of the fun we had at the con. The Exhibitor Hall Like many cons the exhibitor sales floor contained a wide range of vintage and modern, under and over-priced and well loved to minty mint action figures. [...]
I once again joined the hosts of Galaxy of Toys Podcast (A discussion about Star Wars toys vintage to modern) to discuss all the upcoming 2014 action figure goodness revealed at this past weekend's Toy Fair. Tune it to hear our breakdown of all the new product and lines announced and to hear how Tom really feels about the 12" Hero line's X-Wing. Also debuting today at IGN.com is a new Star Wars Rebels character introduction video. This time we met Zeb who is a new alien based on OT concept artist Ralph McQuarrie's initial Chewbacca designs. We have received this figure in "realistic" form back in 2007's The 30th Anniversary line. Excited to see that AT-STs and Ugnaughts are slated to appear in the series [...]