The Star Wars saga is perhaps the most well known and most loved film series ever created. With six films having been released and another four in the pipeline, it seems like the last forty years of Star Wars fever won’t be ending any time soon, and one can be safe in the knowledge that alongside fans’ zeal for the series there is still a very large volume of merchandise waiting in the wings, ready to be released and devoured by merch-hungry fans. Whilst some Star Wars collectibles have struck a chord with consumers, take the Star Wars-themed www.rubyfortune.com slot game, for instance, that struck a chord with a generation of online gamers, others have been rather more…niche affairs. Here are three of these weird and wonderful creations!
Reviews this episode: Ewoks – Shadows of Endor (comic digest)
Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual (reference guide)
Another episode? So soon? That’s right, it’s still January and we already have two episodes on the books. Since we didn’t do any reviews in last week’s episode we decided to do another episode right away to get back on schedule. Plus Teresa just couldn’t wait any longer to review this Ewoks comic.
We welcome collector extraordinaire, podcaster, and official Star Wars artist Dan Curto as our guest
Dan talks about his personal fandom, collecting, and classic Star Wars EU
E-E-E-E-Ewoks. We talk about everything from the Ewoks animated series to the latest comic release
Teresa complains about the lack of good Ewok plushies
Aaron reveals the secret to getting the good Star Wars toys at Target
We talk about our favorite Death Star collectibles
Finally we discuss and review the Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual
This was one panel I had planned on waking up early for but unfortunately sleep kept me in bed. When I woke to the awesome coverage by Star Wars Action News I began to realize that sleep was the better choice. I did not expect them to reveal anything major but I had hoped they would reveal some new items. Unfortunately the panel was a bit of a let down. Many of the things they shared were things previously shared with fans at San Diego Comic Con. Here is a brief run-down of the panel: Continue reading →