Author: Star Wars Action News

Star Wars Action News Announces Celebration Chicago Exclusive Shirt

To commemorate Star Wars Celebration Chicago, the Star Wars Action News team will be wearing new Kenner-inspired T-Shirts. We are making a limited number of these available to fans attending Celebration Chicago, and a portion of the proceeds will go to support Toys For Tots this year! The shirt is only available for pick-up at […]

Hasbro’s 2019 Fan’s Choice Poll – Midpoint Results

There’s just two days left to vote in Hasbro’s Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Fan’s Choice Poll. The winning character from this poll will be released next year as a Black Series 6-inch scale figure. As there seems to be some momentum behind Willrow Hood I thought it would be interesting to look at the […]

Celebration Chicago Star Tots Revealed–and This Time They Have Coins

The Star Wars Celebration Site has updated its Collector’s Stage information to reveal the first four of 20 exclusive Star Tots. From their site: The Star Wars Collectors’ Stage, located in Room W474, will feature panels by expert collectors around the world during all 5 days of Star Wars Celebration. The panel topics and schedule will be announced shortly. […]

The PSWCS Exclusive Luke Skywalker Charity Medallion

The following is a press release from our friends at the PWCS: This is the SWAG you are looking for… Celebration Swag is everywhere! Everyone hunts for swag…and some of the best is trade-only! Don’t want to miss out on some of the most fun? Then make sure your pockets are filled with Celebration-worthy PSWCS.org […]

Hasbro’s Empire Strikes Back Fan’s Choice Poll Enters Final Round

View this post on Instagram Is it the Ice Cream Maker guy or someone else? Vote NOW (by number) in the comments section for your favorite The Empire Strikes Back character to get made into a figure! Voting closes on Friday, March 8, 2019. A post shared by Hasbro Pulse (@hasbropulse) on Mar 5, 2019 […]

New Hypercast: Hasbro’s Toy Fair 2019 Presentation

No video recording was allowed during Hasbro’s presentation at Toy Fair 2019, but audio recording was allowed. So enjoy this recording of Hasbro’s Star Wars presentation, and the video is accompanied by photos of all the items they discuss! It’s available now in audio and video formats on our podcast feeds, and on our YouTube […]

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Art Show – How to Pre-Order

Updated March 5 – Added Steve Anderson’s Print and corrected the web address for Kayla Woodside. One of the more confusing aspects of the upcoming Star Wars Celebration Chicago is the Art Show, and all the exclusive art prints available to attendees of the convention. Here we’ll try to lay it out for you. Acme […]

Hasbro’s 2019 Black Series Fan’s Choice Poll – Our Results

Starting Tuesday, February 19, Hasbro partnered with Star Wars Action News and other prominent Star Wars collecting sites to get a Fan’s Choice Figure released in their Black Series 6-Inch figure line in 2020. This Fan’s Choice vote was different than many others as it had one limitation: As 2020 is the 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back all […]