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Before you go Black Friday shopping join Marjorie and Arnie for the 17th Annual Star Wars Action News Holiday Gift Guide! From Action Figure collecting accessories to high end statues, lamps and clothes, and so much more we have gift ideas from $1 to $1,305!!By Venganza Media Inc.
 
Star Wars collecting has its challenges. From backed up shipping docks to rising prices, improper packaging, hard-to-find exclusives, and more, it's easy for fans to become frustrated with Hasbro Black Series and Vintage Collection collecting. In the wise words of Obi-Wan, "Don't give in to hate." On this new Star Wars Action News podcast a group o…
 
Without events like SDCC and NY Toy Fair Hasbro changed their announcement methods. Instead of finding out about six months' worth of figures in one day the Star Wars team releases a few figures every few weeks. This week has been full of Star War preorders for Star Wars Fan Celebration and Star Wars Action News is honored to be part of the announc…
 
On this special Star Wars Action News it's all about Hasbro! First, as part of today's Fan Site Figure Reveal, we at Star Wars Action News get to reveal Bad Batch member WRECKER! We give our first glance reactions, and you can see a full photogallery on our website. Then, last week we had a chance to interview the Hasbro Star Wars team about their …
 
Shopping for Star Wars fans can be daunting. What don't they have? What will they love? What about things for women, or items on a budget? The Star Wars Action News 16th Annual Black Friday Sale and Holiday Gift Guide episode is here to answer all those questions. We run down cool, unusual, and fun gifts. One is sure to fit the Star Wars fan in you…
 
"Hasbro doesn't want to make 3.75-inch figures because there is no profit." "Hasbro is lying about Vintage Series sales numbers. They're really higher than Black Series ones." "If you don't pay full price for the rerelease of Slave I you are killing the line." "The Vintage Collection line is dead. Hasbro just hasn't told us yet." Those and many oth…
 
"May the 4th be with you." What started as an internet pun (or a lisp) has been co-opted by Disney and become their official "Star Wars Day." (Including terms of use per the Disney+ Twitter account!) Still, commercialization of fan culture is nothing new and this past weekend was a great celebration of Star Wars. We had new figure reveals from Hasb…
 
Tomorrow the final chapter of the Skywalker saga comes home on Blu-Ray and DVD. On this episode of the Star Wars Action News podcast get a rundown on all the various exclusive releases, and where to score the best price! Also on this week's show, hear an exclusive interview with Hasbro's Star Wars Brand Team, and Arnie and Marjorie run down the hig…
 
For Star Wars collectors 2019 was a mix of the good, the bad, and the ugly. The good included the most detailed Star Wars vehicle/playset ever in the form of Jabba's Sail Barge. Plus the Black Series 6-inch line continued strong with great offerings from Clone Wars Armor Obi-Wan Kenobi to The Mandalorian, plus several Rise of Skywalker figures. Mix…
 
What's better than a new Star Wars movie in theaters? Talking about it with friends after watching! Continuing the tradition started with The Force Awakens, the Star Wars Action News team has gathered to discuss all aspects of The Rise of Skywalker. Join them, and feel the Force of friendship and Star Wars love!…
 
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Star Wars Action News. And, for the 15th consecutive year, Thanksgiving means it's time for another Star Wars Action News podcast! If you're going shopping for Black Friday, watch this episode as Arnie & Marjorie run down all the Star Wars sales in stores and online. Then, as the holiday shopping season swings i…
 
All of 2019 feels like a slow build-up to the biggest cinematic event of the year: Star Wars Episode IX in December. With "Triple Force Friday" already announced for October it's clear many of the toys and figures of 2019 will be a secret for eight more months. Yet Hasbro still had plenty of Star Wars to share in both 3.75-inch and 6-inch scales at…
 
San Diego Comic-Con starts tomorrow! So be prepared for a deluge of news and reveals from your favorite toy and collectible companies. Arnie, Marjorie, Justin, Daryl, and Berent will be there bringing you all the Star Wars news there is. To prepare for the con Marjorie and Arnie bring you this SDCC Pre-Game show. They look at all the Star Wars conv…
 
After a short break, Star Wars Action News is back with Arnie and Marjorie looking at the state of collecting. They discuss why Star Wars sales are down, why Barge sales were up, and what's coming with SDCC and SWCC! Hear this show to catch up, and then join them TUESDAY July 17th for a SDCC pre-game show!…
 
Star Wars fans were used to delayed gratification. Under George Lucas the pattern was one movie every three years. It took 27 years for the first six films to complete. Now, though, it's a much different time as Solo--the fourth Star Wars film in under three years--came out. But can there be too much of a good thing? The Star Wars Action News crew …
 
Toy Fair international begins TOMORROW! In this episode Marjorie and Arnie discuss the things they hope, and expect, to see at this weekend's show. Listen now, and then follow Star Wars Action News on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for live VIDEO updates from the show!Also in this episode, Arnie talks to Nathan P Butler, author of A Saga on Home Vi…
 
This weekend is Toy Fair International 2018! Tons of new Star Wars collectibles will be revealed (including, likely, the first look at SOLO toys)! Star Wars Action News will be there to cover all the releases. But before Toy Fair, here's a look back at the state of collecting in 2017 and expectations for 2018. So please enjoy this 500th episode of …
 
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi has earned a billion dollars, is loved by critics, but also seems to divide fans online. Now the Star Wars Action News team comes together to give their reviews--and they're divided as well. Join them to find out where the common ground lies, and their excitement for Solo in this new Star Wars Action News podca…
 
Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners from the entire Star Wars Action News Team! It's time for Star Wars Action News'13th annual Black Friday sale report, and holiday gift guide! Join Arnie & Marjorie as they tell you where the best savings are for Star Wars games, toys, and more. Then the entire Star Wars Action News Team have gathered their id…
 
This weekend is New York Comic-Con...or it might be called a mini Star Wars Celebration! There are dozens of Star Wars guests including Mark Hamill, Felicy Jones, Ashley Eckstein, plus Star Wars comic creators, artists, and more! On this Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie run down the Force-filled events at this con! Including an interview w…
 
This weekend was like Black Friday for Star Wars fans. Force Friday II -- the weekend where Hasbro, Sideshow, Hot Toys, and every other company unleashes their new products for the first time! New figures were found in 6-inch and 3.75-inch...plus some super-articulated figures that weren't supposed to be out yet! On this episode of Star Wars Action…
 
Force Friday is a few short weeks away and (aside from a few leaks) Star Wars fans have little idea what to expect. But some news was had at the two big Star Wars events in July -- D23 and SDCC! On this new Star Wars Action News podcast Daryl joins Arnie and Marjorie to bring first-hand accounts from both conventions. Find out about the exclusives,…
 
Forty years ago today blockbuster movies jumped to hyperspace. Science fiction was forever changed, as were the lives of millions of moviegoers. Over the four decades since Star Wars' popularity has only grown, as have the collections of fans. On this Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie discuss the few 40th Anniversary exclusives released. And…
 
Star Wars Celebration is one week away and each day closer brings more announcements. Join Marjorie and Arnie on this podcast to run down the news. Exclusives from mainstays LEGO, Funko, Gentle Giant, Hallmark, ThinkGeek and Hasbro, plus oddballs like Nissan and WonderWorld Comics are discussed. On this show you can also hear interviews with Celebr…
 
Star Wars Action News is back! And they're preparing to Celebrate. In four weeks the largest Star Wars party in the world erupts in Orlando. Exclusives. Panels. Autographs. SWAG! On this podcast Marjorie and Arnie run down the latest Celebration news. They also give their tips on how to make this convention the best time it can be! Whether you're a…
 
It is the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Toy companies are sure to celebrate the occasion with loads of merchandise, much of which will be revealed next week at Toy Fair International. While we wait for all that news, Marjorie & Arnie are back with a new episode of Star Wars Action News! On this week's show hear an in-depth review of Hasbro's AT-AC…
 
In 2016 Star Wars collectors got 21 new Black Series 6-Inch figures, over a dozen Hot Toys figures, 3.75-inch figures, LEGO sets and more. To look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the year Arnie and Marjorie are joined by Steve, Justin, Daryl, Andrew, and Action Figures Blues host Eddie. Relive the year that was with their two-hour retrosp…
 
The very first Star Wars standalone movie has arrived. Without the Skywalkers and the Jedi, how does Rogue One stack up compared to the "saga" films? On this show Arnie and Marjorie are joined by several members of the Star Wars Action News Team: Steve, Brock, Daryl, Andrew, and Jerry. Plus we have special guests Eddie from the Action Figure Blues …
 
Happy Thanksgiving, Star Wars Action News listeners! And welcome to our 12th Annual Holiday Shopping Guide!In this issue Marjorie and Arnie run down all the major Black Friday toy sales. Find out where to get Black Series figures, video games, Star Wars themed glasses and gifts, and other toys with the biggest savings! Then follow us on Facebook an…
 
Stores are stocking up for holiday shoppers, and a good portion of their shelf space is devoted to Star Wars: Rogue One toys! While they have been out for a bit over a month some of the first wave of figures are still elusive. On this episode of Star Wars Action News join Arnie, Marjorie, and Scott from Tulsa as they give in-depth reviews on the Bl…
 
In just a few years New York Comic Con has become one of the top three most important conventions for collectors. Each year the number of exhibitors grow, now including Sideshow and Hot Toys, Kotobukiya, Sphero, Air Hogs, Hallmark, Beast Kingdom and more! And Hasbro isn't on the show floor, but they use the event to reveal new toys as well. For all…
 
Last Friday the Rogue One toys were released! Well, officially any way...they had been showing up on store shelves worldwide for weeks before the official street date. But, like for The Force Awakens, these Rogue One toys were celebrated with a midnight release at Toys R Us and Walmart stores. Plus exclusive figures at Target, Walmart, K-Mart, Toys…
 
Next week Star Wars will again descend upon stores across the world. Sep 30 is this year's designated date for Rogue One toys, housewares, and more to be released. Some are hitting shelves now, but come Sep 30 everyone will have access to figures of Jyn Erso, the Deathtrooper, and more! On this episode of Star Wars Action News the team gathers to d…
 
Over Labor Day weekend a group of Star Wars collectors from across the globe gathered in the Washington DC area for an International Collector's Event--or ICE. Items were sold and traded, collections were put on display, and friends swapped stories. All while traveling through Virginia and Maryland visiting a dozen Star Wars collections! Marjorie a…
 
San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone, but the desire for exclusives lives on! Yesterday Hasbro Toy Shop put up for order their three Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch 2016 exclusives: Jyn Erso, Unmasked Kylo Ren, and A New Hope Obi-Wan Kenobi with talking holographic Leia! They were all gone in under an hour. Are these figures worth the trouble it too…
 
San Diego Comic-Con was last weekend, and Star Wars was everywhere! From announcements on books and comics to toys and collectibles, the Star Wars Action News team was there to bring you the highlights! On this full video episode, Arnie and Marjorie are joined by Marvelicious Toys' host Justin to talk about all the exclusives, the Hasbro reveals, a…
 
Star Wars fans around the world -- rejoice! In the next 2 weeks comes Star Wars Celebration Europe and San Diego Comic-Con! The news will be coming quickly about new toys and collectibles, as well as information on Episode VIII, Rogue One, and Rebels! And the Star Wars Action News team is going to be at both conventions covering it all. Join the ho…
 
Highly detailed, highly articulated Star Wars 3.75-inch figures are the mainstay of many fans' collections. The news that The Force Awakens would only see a handful of these Black Series figures, and that they would be Walmart exclusives, made fans worry if these new toys would be obtainable. The third wave, with versions of Han Solo, General Leia,…
 
She's the most intriguing new alien introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She somehow has the lightsaber Luke lost on Bespin. She knows of the Force. She has a crush on the galaxy's favorite Wookiee. She's Maz Kanata -- and if you want her in action figure form you have to buy the Takodana Encounter figure 4-pack. On this episode of Star Wars…
 
May the 4th has come and gone, but for many the credit card hangover still remains. There were new releases from Disney, Sideshow, Gentle Giant, Hot Toys, plus sales at LEGO and more! Biggest of all, the next Star Wars Celebration convention was confirmed! On this week's podcast Marjorie and Arnie are joined by Ryan and Amy from Star Wars Collectin…
 
New Black Series figures are hitting shelves -- but are they the last new 6-inch Star Wars toys we'll see until fall? On this week's Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie are joined by Marvelicious Toys podcast host Justin as they discuss the immediate future of the line. They also review the two new waves showing up in stores now, with new fig…
 
Star Wars action figure collectors have a wealth of options. Whereas once we had only Kenner/Hasbro action figures, these days there are options in every scale and price point. One of those new figure lines is Bandai's S.H. Figuarts 6-inch line. The price is double that of a Hasbro 6-inch figure, but is it worth it? On this episode of Star Wars Act…
 
Tomorrow The Force Awakens arrives on Blu-Ray -- the first new live-action Star Wars home release in 11 years. There are a handful of exclusive versions and many tie-in sales. Prep for your Tuesday shopping by joining Arnie and Marjorie to find out which version is right for you! Plus tomorrow also marks the rerelease of the Disney Store exclusive …
 
This past weekend was C2E2 in Chicago. Marjorie, Arnie, and Daryl were there checking out the panels and all the booths at the con. Join them on this episode as they report on their hunts for items like Bandai Movie Realization figures, S.H. Figuarts Stormtroopers, Hasbro Black Series, and more! Plus they highlight some special Artist's Alley finds…
 
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