Episode 231: Black in Blue
February 08, 2010


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Show Notes

On Monday, February 8th at 9 a.m. PST one of the most limited prop replicas made in the past 10 years will go on sale--eFX Collectibles' Studio Scale McQuarrie Concept Darth Vader helmet. This piece, based on the original Ralph McQuarrie concept art for Darth Vader, is limited to 250 pieces. A small amount put up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth sold out in a number of hours, and fans are sure to be nervous about getting their hands on this extremely limited, gorgeous piece. This week on the Star Wars Action News podcast, Marjorie and Arnie catch you up on the history of this piece, including its appearances at San Diego Comic Con in 2008 and 2009. Then they are joined by Barry Jones of eFX Collectibles who tells some stories of the making of this fine piece. he also updates us on what Star Wars products are coming soon from eFX Collectibles, including an announcement of an extremely limited item to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back! What is it? Listen to find out!

Also on this show, Marjorie and Arnie bring you up to date on the current and future state of Hasbro Star Wars collecting in their latest round of Q&As Hasbro gave some very important pieces of information about the current state of the line and the future of Star Wars action figures. Hear this information summarized in this week's show.

With a eulogy of Star Wars minis by Star Wars Miniverse podcast host Mark Cheddar, a round up of new Star Wars products on the internet, and more news about red-tagged Star Wars discounts, it's all in this week's podcast of Star Wars Action News!

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