Star Wars Celebration Chicago Swag

With Star Wars celebration Chicago now just one week away we couldn’t possibly head to the biggest Star Wars party of the year without bringing a little swag. This year we’re traveling a lot lighter than we did last time but we are not headed to the show empty-handed. We are excited to celebrate the upcoming 20th Anniversary of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and to do that we’ll be giving away our very own anniversary button. Designed by our friend the incredibly talented seakae who infused elements from Hasbro’s Episode One packaging art in the design! The buttons will be exclusive to Star Wars Celebration Chicago and will be limited to just 25 per day of the show. Our next swag giveaway [...]

By |2019-04-03T23:05:57-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Convention Coverage, Episode 1|Tags: , , |

The Sandcrawler Podcast, Action Figure Therapy

Mike "Tarkin" MacDonald, occasional guest writer here at, and his cohost "Dengar" Dan Lizotte, invited me back onto their podcast The Sandcrawler to talk about Celebration Orlando. In Episode #20, you'll find tons of great discussion on not only prepping for Celebration but of Star Wars collecting in general and the real passion the international duo share for the Saga from a galaxy far, far away. Thanks again for the invite gentlemen and for the record, "I love The hook me up with that swag". See you in Orlando - Jake What makes this podcast different than all the rest? We won’t be reading off checklists or talking about where and when to find certain figures or collectibles. There are plenty of other shows that [...]

By |2017-04-03T17:55:44-07:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Star Wars Celebration|Tags: , , |

Our Celebration Anaheim Coverage Begins

We’ve got our bags packed and very shortly we’ll be boarding our local Starspeeder for Anaheim, so let the convention coverage begin! To all our fellow fans in the Force, it is time to once again come together and celebrate our common love for Star Wars. That's right, Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015 is finally here and right here is where we will be providing our coverage of the convention. Now before we begin we should cover what we already know going into this seventh Celebration. What to expect from Hasbro this Celebration? Now just like Toy Fair this year, Hasbro has that they will not be showcasing or discussing any product scheduled for the fall (i.e. Episode VII: The Force Awakens merchandise) that has yet to be announced. [...]

By |2015-04-15T01:05:30-07:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Galaxy of Toys|Tags: |

Celebration Anaheim: Q & A with Hasbro

During Star Wars Celebration Anaheim next week will be conducting an interview with members of the Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team. We have lots of burning questions of our own but we are also interested in what questions you may have for Hasbro. I you have a question you'd like us to ask Hasbro for you please send it to or through our official Facebook or Twitter pages. Now do know that Hasbro does indeed appear to still be in a The Force Awakens blackout as they sent the following to us: "Also please note that the team will not be able to answer any questions pertaining to unrevealed Fall 2015 products." We look forward to discussing your need-to-know questions with Hasbro and even more so celebrating [...]

By |2015-04-08T12:07:21-07:00April 8th, 2015|Categories: Interview, Mission Series, Saga Legends, Star Wars Rebels|Tags: |

Galaxy of Toys Chats Toy Fair 2015

Jason and the hosts of Galaxy of Toys Podcast break down what was and wasn't shown at last week's New York Toy Fair. In Episode 39, we also announce Galaxy of Toys will be doing a live podcast from the Celebration Anaheim Podcast Stage. Below is our scheduled show time and if you plan on attending Celebration Anaheim this year be sure you stop by and say hello to the hosts. We’d love to meet some of our listeners and good chances are we may have some swag to share. Galaxy of Toys: Live Podcast The Celebration Podcast Stage room 208AB, Saturday, April 18 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm To check out our coverage (albeit meager) of this year's Toy Fair click the pick below. For [...]

By |2015-02-24T20:55:18-08:00February 24th, 2015|Categories: Galaxy of Toys, Toy Fair|Tags: |
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