SDCC Coverage 2018

It is that time again for the super convention San Diego Comic-Con to take place. As always with the four-day con, it begins with Preview Night on proceeding Wednesday where companies like Hasbro offer a preview of some of the items they will be showcasing at the convention. Thursday will then feature the Hasbro Preview Breakfast for members of the press and then Friday will host Hasbro’s Star Wars Brand Panel at 1pm-2pm PST. Here is where you will find all of the reveals and information about what is presented at SDCC this year. We will be updating our social media pages as updates and reveals are made and then will be adding all new content to this page for a one-stop-shop for all things [...]

By |2018-07-31T22:31:43-07:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: SDCC, Solo, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection 2|

TOY RUN Episode 116 – The SDCC Exclusives Episode

On today's episode of Toy Run Criz Bee and Jake Stevens review every Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2018 exclusive figure which includes an in-depth look at the Forces Of Destiny Chewbacca with Porg family, the Black Series Centerpiece with Rey (Starkiller Base) and Kylo Ren, the Black Series Han Solo Exogorth Escape set and the Vintage Collection Dr. Aphra 3-Pack. What figures are re-packs? What're the differences between the single boxed Centerpiece Rey and the SDCC version? What's new about the Kylo Ren figure packed-in with Rey? Is The Vintage Collection Dr. Aphra's flight cap removable? Can you remove Bespin Han from the packaging without breaking it? How many Death Stars will the hosts give each set? All those questions will be answered by your favorite [...]

By |2018-07-18T17:37:21-07:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Forces of Destiny, SDCC, The Black Series, The Vintage Collection 2|

Press Release – Chewbacca and Porgs SDCC Exclusive

Hasbro has provided us with a short press release regarding their fourth San Diego Comic-Con exclusive. This new Star Wars: Forces of Destiny includes a re-release of the Chewbacca and includes a whole Porg family! Make sure to check back next week as we will be covering San Diego Comic-Con and all the Hasbro releases and coverage throughout the show! Also for all things Adventure Figures, make sure to check out our visual guide! STAR WARS FORCES OF DESTINY CHEWBACCA AND PORGS (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego) Journeying to the sacred island of AHCH-TO, CHEWBACCA meets the PORGS, a curious avian species found throughout the secluded island. This detailed CHEWBACCA figure is lavishly furry and [...]

By |2018-07-13T00:59:43-07:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Forces of Destiny, SDCC|

New 6″ SDCC ’18 Exclusives

We have received word from Hasbro about two new San Diego Comicon exclusives from The Black Series. This follows the recently announced Dr. Aphra and Droids set that will be offered in The Vintage Collection packaging.  HASBRO Star wars SDCC EXCLUSIVES 2018  STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CENTERPIECE REY (STARKILLER BASE) & KYLO REN Figure (HASBRO/Age Adult/Approx. Retail Price: $109.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego) Reimagine key moments from the STAR WARS galaxy with THE BLACK SERIES CENTERPIECE REY (STARKILLER BASE) & KYLO REN FIGURE! Imagine REY battling KYLO REN in the icy forests of STARKILLER BASE in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. Includes a premium, highly-articulated KYLO REN figure, a water mister for steam effects, and an acrylic light-up backdrop, [...]

By |2018-06-14T10:26:10-07:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: SDCC, The Black Series|

TOY RUN Episode 72 – The Panama Leaks

This week on TOY RUN, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens breakdown not only all of the Hasbro leaks from The Last Jedi toy line that have emerged on social media but also how much money, depending on what you collect, you should have on hand on September 1st for Force Friday II. Plus the hosts wrap up their coverage of SDCC, share their thoughts on the current toy market and discuss the color of potential lightsaber blades. All this and more coming at you in Episode 72! Join us on Facebook in our new Closed TOY RUN Group! We want to hear from you! If you have questions for the hosts, suggestions on which guest to have next, a figure fact you’d like to share or opinions [...]

By |2017-08-04T11:25:05-07:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: SDCC, The Last Jedi, Toy Run|

TOY RUN: The SDCC ’17 Episodes

Episode 69 of Toy Run features the Hasbro Star Wars panel from San Diego Comic Con 2017. Thank you to Jason Yang (Star Wars action figure photographer @WorkMoreOrLess on Instagram) and Ryan Beise from the Galaxy Of Toys and Galactic Cosmos podcasts for providing this week's audio. Episode 70 of Toy Run features two interviews which were recorded with Hasbro's Star Wars Brand Team during San Diego Comic Con 2017. The first interview was conducted by Ryan Beise on behalf of JediBusiness.com and the second interview was carried out by Jason Yang on behalf of From4-LOMToZuckuss.com. Continuing their convention coverage this week, Jake and Criz Bee are joined by their Galaxy of Toys co-hosts, Jason Luttrull and Ryan Beise, to breakdown all of the Hasbro [...]

SDCC Interview with Hasbro’s Steve Evans

This past Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con, we were once again invited to speak with the Hasbro Brand Team for a short interview. A big thanks to action figure photographer extraordinaire Jason Yang (@workmoreorless on Instagram), for being our SDCC correspondent and thanks to Steve Evans, Hasbro’s Star Wars Design Director, for taking the time to chat with us! Below you will find the full transcript of the interview. We will be adding this to our 2017 SDCC Coverage with links as well to other Hasbro Star Wars Q&As done by many of our fellow collector sites, in the next day. But in the mean time, let us know what you think on our social pages! From4-LOMtoZuckuss: Will the Forces of Destiny Adventure Figure line [...]

Thrawn’s SDCC Exclusive Easter Eggs

With San Diego Comic Con 2017 now just one month away, we thought we would take a closer look at the upcoming 6" Black Series exclusive. This figure exclusive was announced back in April at during Hasbro's Star Wars Celebration panel. To hear the actual announcement from Celebration Orlando 2017, check out Episode 55 of TOY RUN below. This figure will join fellow Star Wars Rebels characters Kanan Jarrus, Ahsoka Tano and Sabine Wren in 6" form. Thrawn himself, while making his new cannon debut this season in the Rebels animated show, actually is a product of the early 90's and a key character in bringing about the renaissance of Star Wars with his original debut in the Heir of the Empire novel from Timothy Zahn.  Zahn [...]

By |2017-06-22T09:09:45-07:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: SDCC, Star Wars Rebels, The Black Series|

TOY RUN Episode 21: The San Diego Comic-Con Re-Cap Show!

In this week’s episode Criz Bee takes a look at Hasbro’s Star Wars panel and reveals from San Diego Comic Con 2016 with Dan Curto, the co-author of Steve Sansweet’s Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection book. FlyGuy from FlyGuy.net stops by to help out with the news while Jake is busy with toy runs in Chicago. All this and more in Episode 21 of Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast! All episodes are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher and galaxyoftoys.podbean.com! Show Notes FlyGuy.net We want to hear from you! If you have questions for the hosts, suggestions on which guest to have next, a figure fact you’d like to share or opinions on what segments you did or [...]

By |2016-07-29T16:42:32-07:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Rebels, Rogue One, SDCC, The Black Series, Toy Run|

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|
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