Category: Conventions

New Podcast: Conspiracy Theory

May 11, 2020 – Arnie Carvalho, Marjorie Carvalho, Johnathan Brenner, Daryl Whitlow Hear our interview with Hasbro’s Star Wars team, look back at the history of 3.75-inch figures, and join the hosts for discussions of all the rumors surrounding Hasbro’s The Vintage Collection. “Hasbro doesn’t want to make 3.75-inch figures because there is no profit.” […]

2020 San Diego Comic-Con International is Officially Cancelled. Convention to return in 2021

For anyone following California news the only shock is that it took so long. Comic-Con International, organizers of San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon, and other conventions, has released a statement officially cancelling the 2020 San Diego Comic Convention. Ticketholders will receive emails letting them choose to get a refund on their ticket or transfer the ticket […]

Star Wars Celebration Organizers Release COVID-19 Statement

Amid speculation regarding the cancellation of Star Wars Celebration 2020 convention organizer ReedPop released a statement. It read in part: Reed Exhibitions is actively and continuously monitoring the COVID-19 virus outbreak in line with local, state and federal authorities and public health advice, including that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Hasbro Reveals New Black Series Reveals and More at Comic Con Dortmund

At GERMAN COMIC CON DORTMUND 2019 Hasbro revealed several new Star Wars items. In the Black Series 6-Inch line come two new announcements: A Sith Jet Trooper and Clone Commander Bly. Both will hit stores in Spring, 2020. Also Black Series comes a new Force FX lightsaber. Count Dooku’s saber with its curved hilt will […]

Join us Now LIVE – Star Wars Action News Aug 11, 2019: Hasbro SDCC Round-Up

Join Marjorie and Arnie now, live, as they recap all the Hasbro news from San Diego Comic-Con. In addition to new Black Series toys and (few) reveals, they will be unboxing and reviewing the SDCC Exclusive Luke Skywalker Action Figure Set, Black Series Kenner-Style Boba Fett, and Black Series Sith Trooper from The Rise of […]

Star Wars Action News Hosts Unbox Hasbro’s SDCC Exclusives Live 7/17, 9-10pm PDT

The night of July 17 Arnie, Marjorie, and Justin will be unboxing Hasbro’s 2019 SDCC exclusive Star Wars toys live from San Diego Comic-Con. This year Hasbro has four exclusive Star Wars exclusives: The Black Series Boba Fett Figure (in Kenner-inspired colors) Retro Prototype 3.75-Inch Darth Vader Figure The Vintage Collection 3.75-inch Luke Skywalker Jedi […]

Star Wars Action News Joins Other Fan Sites for Celebration Chicago Giveaway!

Prominent Star Wars Collecting Sites Join Forces with Celebration Chicago Patch Set Exclusive six-piece patch set to be given away at the Star Wars fan convention Chicago, IL (April 3, 2019)  — The world’s biggest Star Wars collecting sites have come together to form an unstoppable collecting alliance.   Acclaimed fan sites and podcasts Creature […]

Join the Star Wars Celebration Pre-Game Show LIVE Sunday!

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is next week! Whether you’re packing for the convention or planning to shop for exclusives from your sofa, you’ll want to tune in to Star Wars Action News LIVE on Sunday, April 7 at 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT. Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie are pros at cons! […]

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 […]