Tag: George Lucas

New Podcast: Episode 372: Repair or Repurchase?

Eventually it will happen to all collectibles: they break, yellow, decay, or degrade. The passage of time eventually will cause all collectibles to lose their mint condition. Ask not for who’s collectibles the bell tolls, it tolls for thine. On this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie discuss what happened to one […]

New Podcast: Episode 371: Black Friday Deals and 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s Thanksgiving and once again Marjorie and Arnie are back with their special annual episode of Star Wars Action News running down all the Star Wars items on sale this weekend! From half-off vehicles and toys at Toys R Us to 8 figures for $25 at Wal-Mart, Dark Horse comics for under a dollar each, […]

New Podcast: Episode 369: A Mouse in the House

It’s been exactly one week since the news broke: Disney buys Lucasfilm, Episode VII in 2015. It’s a major change of course for a franchise that had long been declared dormant, and one that will have far-reaching impact on Star Wars collectors. On this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie take your […]

New Podcast: Episode 368: BREAKING NEWS: Disney buys Lucasfilm; Announces Episodes 7, 8, and 9

Many Star Wars fans had to check their calendars today. Was it April Fools’ Day? Were the folks at Lucasfilm and Disney joining to play a Halloween prank on fans? But slowly the news set in — for over four billion dollars Disney has bought Lucasfilm, with the primary focus being the Star Wars franchise. […]

New Podcast: Episode 367: Bring on the Barge

For years many fans’ holy grail for the Star Wars 3.75-inch collection has been an original trilogy vehicle never realized in either vintage or modern era–Jabba’s Sail Barge. The scale and scope of such a vehicle has made it seemingly prohibitive, but at this year’s New York Comic-Con the Star Wars brand team mentioned that […]

New Podcast: Episode 364: Star Wars Action News Reads Day in Roseville

Last Saturday was the first annual Star Wars Reads Day, an event promoted by Del Rey and Lucasfilm to promote literacy in general, and the reading of Star Wars books in particular. Over 1,000 libraries and book stores across the country took part, with kits provided by Del Rey giving kids activities and crafts, and […]