Tag: News

New Funko POP! Vinyl Exclusives Coming to Walgreens

This month saw the first Walgreens Marvel Comics exclusive figures in the Funko POP! Vinyl figure line.  Now it looks Walgreens will be getting POP! Vinylu exclusives from another Disney licensee–Star Wars! A Bothan spy contacted us this morning with information from the Walgreens stock system showing four upcoming items all listed as “POP! STAR […]

New Podcast: Star Wars Action News Ep 441: 1995 – Now: 20 Years of Modern Figures

2015 marks Hasbro’s 20th consecutive year of making Hasbro Star Wars figures.  In1995 the first figures in what’s dubbed “Hasbro’s modern figure line” were released–the Power of the Force series.  To commemorate this, Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie dug deep into the show archives to bring you an encore presentation of this […]

Hasbro Not Responsible for Star Wars and Super Hero Action Figure Price Jump

Action figure collectors across the country recently took to Facebook and Twitter to vent their frustration over the rising cost of action figures. At Target, one of the three largest toy sellers in the US, action figure prices recently took a $3 jump.  Hasbro’s Star Wars 3.75-inch Black Series figures as well as Hasbro’s 3.75-inch […]

Uncle Milton to Release Holocron and new Force Trainer Toys

Uncle Milton, creator of the innovative Star Wars™ Science brand of toys, is getting ready to challenge aspiring Jedi in a different way. This time, Uncle Milton will be bringing the popular artificial intelligence game of knowledge, 20Q, into the world of Star Wars with the Jedi Holocron. Holocrons are artifacts that hold an indeterminable […]

Voting Now Open for 2014 Poppies Toy and Collectible Awards

  Voting is now open for the 2014 Poppies Awards. Now in its seventh year, The Poppies is an awards program presented by MWCToys.com.  Run by MWCToys owner Michael Crawford, the Poppies present awards to toy and collectible companies in such categories as Best Overall Company, Eddie Wires Award for Outstanding Paint, and Best Vehicle or Playset.   […]

Frank Oz returns as the voice of Yoda in the all-new Star Wars Rebels episode

​ ​​ Frank Oz returns as the voice of Yoda in the all-new Star Wars Rebels episode, “Path of the Jedi!”     Recognizing it’s time for Ezra to undertake his next important step in Jedi training, Kanan and his apprentice quest for an ancient Jedi Temple on Lothal. Once there, Ezra begins a series […]

Pre-Order Alert: Hot Toys Quarter-Scale Boba Fett Figure

The ultimate bounty from Hot Toys is now available for Pre-Order – their Quarter Scale Return of the Jedi Boba Fett Figure. In July Hot Toys announced they had obtained the rights to sell figures based on the Star Wars films.  The only releases so far had been in their 1/6 scale (12-inch) Movie Masterpiece […]

New Podcast: Star Wars Action News Episode 438: Tarkin ‘Bout Toys

It’s been a long time since Star Wars action figure collectors could shop exclusively at their local brick-and-mortar stores to get the figures they wanted.  Since the release of Hasbro’s The Vintage Collection in 2010 store supplies have been scarce.  Now, however, that seems ready to change!  Across the country collectors are finding new Black […]

Relive the Original Marvel STAR WARS™ Adaptations With Remastered Graphic Novels in 2015!

​ Relive the Original Marvel STAR WARS™ Adaptations With Remastered Graphic Novels in 2015! ​With their Marvel Masterworks collections and their digital comics online​ Marvel recolors much of their art.  Now the original Star Wars movie adaptations are getting the same treatment!  You can read all the details from Marvel below:      Next year, […]