TOY RUN Episode #50 – TOY RUN goes to Emerald City Comicon

On TOY RUN this week, hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the collecting climate of this year’s Emerald City Comicon. Plus from the con, exclusive clips from friend of the show Gus Lopez’s “A Star Wars Collector’s Journey” panel, the possibility of Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts coming to Disney Stores, and the upcoming return of Hondo Onaka in Star Wars Rebels. Toss in Celebration Orlando news, recent pick-ups and thoughts on the latest Rebels episode all in our first anniversary show! Show Notes Jake and Ryan's Panel - Star Wars Toys: Did They Really Make That! 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 |2017-03-10T08:31:26-08:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Toy Run|Tags: , |

ECCC Panel – Star Wars Toys: Did They Really Make That!

This weekend at Emerald City Comicon, Galaxy of Toys co-hosts and Star Wars action figure completest, Jake Stevens and Ryan Beise hosted a panel on some of the obscure Star Wars action figures made by Kenner and Hasbro over the past 40 years. Join Ryan Beise and Jake Stevens, both hosts of local Star Wars collecting podcasts and experts on the Hasbro line of Star Wars figures as they go through some of the strange, unique, and obscure Star Wars toys that Hasbro has made of the years. We’ll look at things like the Cruise Missile Trooper, “Attack” R5-D4, Whorm Loathsom, Wioslea, and more… The panel was well attended and followed Alice Cooper's presentation in hall WSC 6111 at Seattle's WA State Convention Center.  We'd [...]

By |2017-03-05T19:55:08-08:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: Galaxy of Toys|Tags: , |

Your Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon 2017

Each year around this time, Seattle plays host to one of the biggest comic conventions in the country. Emerald City Comicon which is now in its 15th year, brings out fandom of many different genres but of course, if you are reading this you most likely fall on the Star Wars side of fandom which is why are proud to once again present to you our fourth annual Your Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon! As in years past, our goal is to help provide you with the most Star Wars-infused convention experience possible (outside of attending a Star Wars Celebration convention, which we will be in Orlando this April as well)! ECCC continues to grow each year and expand its offerings to fandom [...]

By |2017-02-28T00:15:17-08:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Comic Cons|Tags: |

TOY RUN – Episode 6: Yakking it up with’s Jayson Krebsbach

On this week’s episode Criz Bee and Jake talk about Emerald City Comicon, discuss the Rogue One toy packaging, breakdown the past week’s action figure news and chat with Jayson Krebsbach about the history of, 5POA, Star Wars Rebels and the future of Hasbro’s Star Wars action figure line.    All episodes are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and! Show Notes - Check out our sponsor  for some of the newest Star Wars and other action figures!, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter,  YouTube Italian Star Wars 3D action figure subscription service 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 [...]

By |2016-04-15T09:11:36-07:00April 15th, 2016|Categories: Rogue One, Toy Run|Tags: |

Your Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon 2016

Welcome to our third annual Your Star Wars Guide to Emerald City Comicon! Our goal here is to set you up for having the most Star Wars-infused Seattle con experience possible! As ECCC has grown both in size and popularity (it’s completely sold out as of this writing) it can be easy to become overwhelmed and miss out on all the Star Wars fun the con has to offer. Well, that is where comes in, to help you Star Warsify your trip to the Emerald City’s largest convention. This year Jake Stevens has joined his Galaxy of Toys Podcast co-host and fellow Seattle Area Lucasfilm Collectors Club (SARLACC) member Ryan Beise to host a panel all about the various scales of Star Wars action [...]

By |2016-04-04T10:38:41-07:00April 4th, 2016|Categories: Galaxy of Toys|Tags: , , |

When Seattle, Star Wars & Comicon Collide

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. [...]

By |2014-04-17T06:21:32-07:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: The Black Series, The Clone Wars, The Vintage Collection, Vintage|Tags: , |

Watch ECCC’s Panel “Collect All 3000?!?”

In case you missed it or weren't able to attend Emerald City Comicon last weekend, you can now watch our panel Star Wars Action Figures "Collect All 3000?!?" on Youtube thanks to Jason from Galaxy of Toys Podcast. The panel, which covered the history of Star Wars action figures, was jointly created with the expertise of four lifelong Star Wars collectors. Ryan Beise from Galaxy of Toys Podcast,  Gus Lopez from The Star Wars Collectors Archive, Chris Bortz from and From 4-LOM to Zuckuss's very own Jake Stevens, spoke to a filled standing-room only hall where many were turned away due to capacity.   Pictured above are the exclusive pins each panelist created for the ECCC event. A big thanks goes out to those who attended and to all [...]

By |2014-04-01T13:18:20-07:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Comic Cons, Vintage|Tags: , |

Your Star Wars Guide for Emerald City Comicon

Emerald City Comicon, which as grown to become the 3rd largest comic convention in the United States, is taking place this weekend.  From Friday, March 29th, to Sunday, March 31st,  fans of all types will descend upon Seattle to indulge in their fandom of choice. This year, we have teamed up with Gus Lopez (The Star Wars Collector Archive), Ryan Beise (Galaxy of Toys Podcast) and Chris Bortz ( to host a panel about the history of Star Wars action figures titled, "Star Wars Action Figures: Collect All 3000?!?" Of course, it goes without saying that we here at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss have an affinity for all things Force related, so we have put together a guide to help you Star Warsify your ECCC [...]

By |2015-03-09T21:23:10-07:00March 24th, 2014|Categories: Ewoks, SARLACC, The Clone Wars|Tags: |

Star Wars Action Figures: Collect all 3000?!?

The Force will be strong at next week's Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, Washington! From 4-LOM to Zuckuss is joining forces with fellow collectors Gus Lopez of The Star Wars Collectors Archive who has authored many Star Wars collecting books and articles, Ryan Beise of Galaxy of Toys Podcast who hosted "Collect all 2000?!?" at Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, FL and Chris Bortz of who has the leading Star Wars action figure archive on the web for a collecting panel on Star Wars action figures! Join us as we take an historical look at the toy line which changed action figure collecting forever from the Kenner days, through POTF2, into the current Black Series, and beyond. If you'll be in Seattle attending the con, we'd love to see you at [...]

By |2014-03-22T20:58:36-07:00March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Action Figures, Comic Cons|Tags: |
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