Tag: Hasbro

Hasbro’s 2019 Fan’s Choice Poll – Midpoint Results

There’s just two days left to vote in Hasbro’s Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Fan’s Choice Poll. The winning character from this poll will be released next year as a Black Series 6-inch scale figure. As there seems to be some momentum behind Willrow Hood I thought it would be interesting to look at the […]

Hasbro’s Empire Strikes Back Fan’s Choice Poll Enters Final Round

View this post on Instagram Is it the Ice Cream Maker guy or someone else? Vote NOW (by number) in the comments section for your favorite The Empire Strikes Back character to get made into a figure! Voting closes on Friday, March 8, 2019. A post shared by Hasbro Pulse (@hasbropulse) on Mar 5, 2019 […]

Hasbro’s 2019 Star Wars – Empire Strikes Back Fan’s Choice Poll

Next year is the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. To celebrate the anniversary Hasbro is letting you help decide which Empire Strikes Back character should be added to the Black Series (6-inch) line of figures. Any character from Empire Strikes Back can win, and it will not be a retool of a previously released figure. Star Wars […]

Hasbro Reveals the New “Hasbro Pulse” eCommerce and News Site

CORRECTION: This article previously said there was a $50 fee for Hasbro Pulse Premium. That is the case after Feb 24, 2019.  From Feb 15 – Feb 23, 2019, any purchase made at HasbroPulse.com enrolls you in Premium Membership for 2019. Hasbro today revealed a new web site to directly sell products to fans–Hasbro Pulse. Hasbro Pulse had been […]

 

Hasbro Q&A — HasLab Sail Barge (and Yakface!) Update

  Today Star Wars Action News was privileged to be one of only three fan sites participating in a Q&A with the Star Wars Brand Team at Hasbro. The topic was, of course, their current crowdfunding project for the Khetanna — Jabba the Hutt’s Sail Barge playset that measures 4-feet long. Participating in the conversation were our long-time […]

 

Star Wars Toy Sales Down as “Movie Fatigue” Sets In

Are you suffering from “Movie Tie-In Fatigue?” Per a Bloomberg article, Star Wars toy sales are down. Specifically adult collectors are still buying (but, judging by some “fan” sites, they’re complaining the entire time they shop); however, kids have less interest in the Star Wars toys. The article states: “While ‘Star Wars’ was still the […]

Star Wars Collecting Sites Join Forces for Star Wars Celebration Patch Giveaway

Star Wars Collecting Fan Sites and Podcasts have again combined Forces at 2017’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando! Visit the Celebration Collecting Track Social Lounge (Room W305) to meet  the faces behind top Star Wars collecting sites and receive and get exclusive swag! Jedi Business (JediBusiness.com), Jedi News (JediNews.co.uk), Jedi Temple Archives (JediTempleArchives.com), Star Wars Action […]

Episode 489: Rogue Group – A Rogue One Discussion

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 […]

Episode 488: The Star Wars Holiday Sale & Gift Guide 2016

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 […]