Wal-Mart Broke Street Date on Star Wars: Rogue One Toys

When a big Star Wars media release looms on the horizon like a lurching Imperial Walker, there's usually a set date that the associated merch will be released. According to a Target commercial I saw the other day Rogue One's is Friday, Sept. 30th. A "Force Friday," like the street date for The Force Awakens … Continue reading Wal-Mart Broke Street Date on Star Wars: Rogue One Toys

Questionable Collectibles: Vidiian-centric Star Trek Voyager Collectible Plates

Disclaimer: The author once had to be talked out of buying a collectible Kenny Rogers plate at a flea market. I know, I know, making fun of collectible plates is reaching for low hanging fruit. Well I'm going for it, and it certainly won't be the last time. I've seen ads for this crap my … Continue reading Questionable Collectibles: Vidiian-centric Star Trek Voyager Collectible Plates

Questionable Collectible: Gentle Giant Sy Snootles Bust

DISCLAIMER: Everyone has a right to own any ephemera from scifi/fantasy properties they enjoy. The author of this post is not trying to act like he's better than anyone, as he himself owns two representations of the Return of the Jedi background character Sy Snootles; one from Hasbro's 3.75" line from the 90s (when the … Continue reading Questionable Collectible: Gentle Giant Sy Snootles Bust

Restoration Project: Darth Vader Action Figure Carrying Case

I have a lot of Star Wars action figures. I have entirely too many Star Wars action figures. (I've got a good majority of the toys featured on this poster.) Hasbro started churning out Star Wars action figures in the 90s after a prolonged hiatus as the Lucasfilm industrial complex geared up for the special … Continue reading Restoration Project: Darth Vader Action Figure Carrying Case