Happy May the 4th! All day long there is so much Star Wars to take in including new pre-orders and merchandise reveals from Hasbro! We spent a lot of money this morning and in addition to yesterday's Hasbro Pulse FanStream reveals, Hasbro announced ARC Trooper Fives will be joining The Black Series. This figure is a Wal*Mart exclusive and will be up for pre-order today. As always, Hasbro has provided us with the official press release and images below: STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES ARC TROOPER FIVES (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99 / Available: Fall 2023) STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES ARC TROOPER FIVES figure, inspired by the character’s appearance in STAR [...]
Yesterday Hasbro Pulse contributed to the fun of May the Fourth with a Livestream on their official YouTube channel. During the event, they announced a number of new figures from both The Black Series and The Vintage Collection. The 6" series welcomed all-new figures to the line while the 3 3/4" line presented the equivalent of a best-of series with a number of repaints and reissues. Fans of the TVC line will be excited that three more figures from The Ninty-Six campaign are being released. A majority of the figures announced yesterday are indeed retailer exclusives so your mileage will vary greatly on actual online availability. [UPDATE - the Retro Collection Prototype Boba Fett from Target sold out in less than 2 minutes] Hasbro has [...]
It is that time again, when the calendar switches out of April, to begin our month of Star Wars love! We like to proclaim the whole month of May is a time to celebrate Star Wars, as it holds not only the May the 4th holiday, but anniversaries for most of the films as well. This year we are starting our holiday celebrations on Monday and will continue to celebrate the Saga through Wednesday! There are those who turn up their nose at the fan-originated holiday which has now become a staple for retailers and Disney/Lucasfilm but we love any chance to pay love and respect to the franchise that has brought us some much joy over the past four decades. Although we will still [...]
Happy Star Wars Day! On today's episode Criz Bee and Jake Stevens talk about May The 4th, Wookiee Weekend at Australian Toys'R'Us stores, Star Wars Resistance, the T.R. Nation on Facebook and of course Star Wars action figure finds on store shelves this past week! In addition the hosts share thoughts about Hasbro's Force Link 2.0 app, the new Kessel Run Millennium Falcon and they discuss and play a variety of voice samples from the current Hasbro Star Wars 3.75" action figure toy line. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review on iTunes please! 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 [...]
No matter if you are headed to a ballgame, spending some time organizing your collection, working on your cosplay, grabbing a quick snack, playing with your kids, doing your hair, having dinner with friends, doing a bit of shopping, or simply watching a movie we hope you have a great May the Fourth!
Happy Star Wars Day! Its such an exciting time once again to be a Star Wars fan. With new books, comics, figures, video games, TV series and motion pictures to look forward to, why wouldn't we want to celebrate Star Wars! What started as a fan creation "May the 4th" has turned into an official Star Wars Day now that it has been embraced by both parent companies: Lucasfilm and Disney. Today both fans and stores will be celebrating the Force. The good folks over at Star Wars Action News have put together a nice list of special offers and swag available. Not to be missed this day is first trailer for Star Wars Rebels which debuted early this morning online and will air again later [...]