I really, truly wasn’t very excited about the new Star Wars movies–right up until I saw The Force Awakens. At that point, I was ready for a new wave of toys right away–and thankfully, I didn’t have to wait too long! The LEGO Star Wars Battle on Takodana 75139 set went up for order January 1st, and gave me five Star Wars figures (including Maz Kanata and unmasked Kylo Ren) and a playset I really wanted! Was it worth the hefty price…? Read on…Continue Reading →
Given the nearly-universal hatred that older collectors have for the Hasbro Titan Hero-styled 12″ figures, I never thought the day would come when one would be in ravenous demand. But The Force awakened last month, and so has the demand for Rey figures in all sizes! The Hasbro 12″ Rey has been selling for over triple its MSRP on the aftermarket, but is this twelve-inch Star Wars The Force Awakens figure even any good…? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is “YES!”Continue Reading →
Due to disappointing delays, Star Wars fans in the U.S. are still waiting for the bulk of the LEGO Star Wars 2016 winter sets to arrive in stores. But hey, while we wait for the imminent sets, might as well look even further into the figure of the line, right? Because at the London Toy Fair 2016 this weekend, another half-dozen plus new sets were revealed for the LEGO Star Wars Summer 2016 sets wave, pulling from The Force Awakens, the Original Trilogy, the prequels, Rebels and more!Continue Reading →
Funko has long been the King of exclusives and the King of licenses, but this past year they’ve added a new title to the list: the King of Subscription Boxes! And in 2016, Funko is going to keep on trekking along with their mystery boxes, starting with this Funko Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty Resistance Box! Read on for my full review and Unboxing photos…Continue Reading →
One of the highlights (okay, by far the biggest highlight) of my New Year’s Day holiday was traveling to the LEGO Store first thing in the morning on January 1st for the launch of this year’s new sets.
But as myself–and thousands of other collectors in the United States–discovered, almost a dozen LEGO Star Wars 2016 sets have been delayed indefinitely…Continue Reading →