Today, Star Wars Insider #189 hits newsstands and features an article that is exclusively about the lasting impact and nostalgia of the Kenner Star Wars action figure line. The article was written but Star Wars super-collector and author, Gus Lopez. In addition to the delight of seeing Star Wars action figures being written about in the Insider, I was very happy to able to contribute to this particular article by providing Gus some information and images about modern Star Wars action figures. "ONLY YOU CAN DECIDE...YOU, AND STAR WARS TOYS!" The article does a great job highlighting the journey vintage Star Wars action figures have made to becoming the highly valued line it is today. Gus charts not just the gems from the vintage era [...]
This past weekend owner and webmaster of From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com, Jake Stevens and his family were the subjects of a new ad campaign for Windemere Real Estate. In the #yourstoryisourstory short, a very small sampling of Jake's collection can be seen. Everyone's homeownership story is different. Check out this story about the Stevens Family, who needed a great home for their family- but also storage for From From 4-LOM to Zuckuss blogger Jake's gigantic Star Wars collection! #yourstoryisourstory A big thanks goes out to Marguerite Giguere - The Skydiving Agent as she is not only a fantastic realtor in the Seattle-Tacoma area but she's assisted many times with the tech side of this very website! For those interested in moving to Tacoma make sure to check out Marguerite's site MovetoTacoma.com. And [...]
This may be one of the last non-centered Star Wars Christmases for a long while to come. So since we are expecting very little in the way of new Star Wars toys under the tree this year we thought we would cast a wist to Santa for a repeat of one of our favorite all-time Christmas gifts! Merry Christmas Eve everyone and remember, “When you care to send the very best – you say it with Star Wars action figures!” Click the pic for more Holiday Greetings! And May the Figures be with you!
Its hard to believe but in just 364 more days we'll be seeing the movie we've dreamt about for the last 31 years! When the Force awakens again on December 18th, 2015, we'll be once more beginning a new saga in that galaxy far, far away. In just 12 months, a whole new generation will have their eyes opened to many of the characters we have loved for close to four decades. In just 8,765 hours we'll be taking our first step into a new and larger world. In just 525,949 minutes we'll be seeing the first film fruits of LFL and Disney's labor. But who's counting! Our excitement for The Force Awakens continues to grow with each image, teaser and reveal Abrams and company drops [...]
Our own Jake Stevens teams up with Tom Berges from IGrewUpStarWars.com to assist Retroblasting with their latest Star Wars folly; AyecaROMBA! The "Magnificent" 17! To see more Star Wars action figure themed videos by Retroblasting look no further as you can now view them all right here on our newest Featured Sections page entitled Retroblasting: The Star Wars Episodes! And to see more of Tom and Jake circa '77-'84, make sure to check out the fantastic vintage Star Wars photo galleries at IGrewUpStarWars.com! Until next time, May the Figures be with you!
Each year the Washington State Fair (known as the Puyallup Fair to locals) plays host to the collections of a handful of collectors. From everything from bottle caps to Batmobiles, PEZ dispensers to playing cards; if someone has ever collected it, there’s a good chance it’s been featured at the Washington State Fair. The Hobby Hall is where collectors of all ages have their collectibles staged for the two and half-week run of the fair. Collections are selected by a committee and vary by size. This year, fans of vintage and modern toys had many displays to fawn over but the coolest (and yes we are very biased here at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss) was the vintage Ewok collection. This fantastic collection of Ewok paraphernalia [...]