Episode 396: Orange, Black, and Silver
June 17, 2013


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The 3.75-inch Black Series is looming and new packaged shots are being released of the first wave of figures with Padme, Biggs, Luke, Vader, and more.  But despite the eagerness of Star Wars collectors for new figures, fans are having a mixed reaction to the new packaging for these figures.  On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast hosts Marjorie and Arnie are joined by their Marvelicious Toys co-host Justin, a graphic designer and packaging expert, to examine Hasbro's latest  Star Wars designs. 

Also on this week's show, Johnathan updates us what's in stores and online, Steve the Gingerprince reports from Collectormania, and Arnie and Marjorie celebrate a new Ewok LEGO set.  All that and more on this week's Star Wars Action News podcast!

Plus on this week's show is an update on Third Annual SDCC Star Wars Fan Breakfast!  On Friday, July 19th, at 7:30 a.m. come to the Edgewater Grill at Seaport Village to talk Star Wars with friends!  It's walking distance from the convention center, and prizes will be given away from sponsors Hallmark, Uncle Milton, Diamond Select Toys, Kotobukiya, Random House Audio, and more!  There is no cost to attend, just pay for what you order for breakfast!  To attend, just RSVP by July 10th to fanbreakfast@swactionnews.com with how many people are in your party and we hope to see you in San Diego!

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