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Synopsis

The first and best podcast about Star Wars collecting! Join Arnie and Marjorie as they look at Star Wars figures from Hasbro, Disney, Jakks Pacific, Bandai, and more! Plus higher end collectibles from Sideshow, Gentle Giant, and eFX!

Episodes

  • Dec 23, 2019: Roundtable of Skywalker

    Dec 23, 2019: Roundtable of Skywalker

    23/12/2019 Duration: 01h52min

    What's better than a new Star Wars movie in theaters? Talking about it with friends after watching! Continuing the tradition started with The Force Awakens, the Star Wars Action News team has gathered to discuss all aspects of The Rise of Skywalker. Join them, and feel the Force of friendship and Star Wars love!

  • Episode 504: SDCC 2018 Pre-Game Show

    Episode 504: SDCC 2018 Pre-Game Show

    17/07/2018

    San Diego Comic-Con starts tomorrow! So be prepared for a deluge of news and reveals from your favorite toy and collectible companies. Arnie, Marjorie, Justin, Daryl, and Berent will be there bringing you all the Star Wars news there is. To prepare for the con Marjorie and Arnie bring you this SDCC Pre-Game show. They look at all the Star Wars convention exclusives, discuss the new SDCC lottery system, and provide hands-on reviews of Hasbro's SDCC exclusives including the Black Series Han Solo and The Vintage Collection Dr. Aphra 3-Pack.With Brock reviewing the novelization of The Last Jedi and more, it's all in this brand new episode of the Star Wars Action News podcast!

  • Episode 503: The ORIGINAL Star Wars Collecting Podcast is back!

    Episode 503: The ORIGINAL Star Wars Collecting Podcast is back!

    15/07/2018

    After a short break, Star Wars Action News is back with Arnie and Marjorie looking at the state of collecting. They discuss why Star Wars sales are down, why Barge sales were up, and what's coming with SDCC and SWCC! Hear this show to catch up, and then join them TUESDAY July 17th for a SDCC pre-game show!

  • Episode 502: Everything is Under Control. Situation Normal. But were all fine here, now. How are you?

    Episode 502: Everything is Under Control. Situation Normal. But we're all fine here, now. How are you?

    01/06/2018

    Star Wars fans were used to delayed gratification. Under George Lucas the pattern was one movie every three years. It took 27 years for the first six films to complete. Now, though, it's a much different time as Solo--the fourth Star Wars film in under three years--came out. But can there be too much of a good thing? The Star Wars Action News crew is back! Join Marjorie, Justin, Chris, Andrew, Jerry, and Arnie for this SPOILER FILLED discussion of Solo and Star Wars movies in general! Listen to this review, then head to Now Playing Podcast to hear Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart's in-depth analysis of the film!

  • 501st Episode: Marching on Toy Fair

    501st Episode: Marching on Toy Fair

    16/02/2018

    Toy Fair international begins TOMORROW! In this episode Marjorie and Arnie discuss the things they hope, and expect, to see at this weekend's show. Listen now, and then follow Star Wars Action News on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for live VIDEO updates from the show!Also in this episode, Arnie talks to Nathan P Butler, author of A Saga on Home Video about his Star Wars video collection, his book, and what the digital revolution means for physical media. With Brock reviewing the novel Cobalt Squadron and more, it's all in this pre-Toy Fair episode of Star Wars Action News!

  • Episode 500!

    Episode 500!

    12/02/2018

    This weekend is Toy Fair International 2018! Tons of new Star Wars collectibles will be revealed (including, likely, the first look at SOLO toys)! Star Wars Action News will be there to cover all the releases. But before Toy Fair, here's a look back at the state of collecting in 2017 and expectations for 2018. So please enjoy this 500th episode of Star Wars Action News!

  • Episode 499: The Last Jedi Roundtable

    Episode 499: The Last Jedi Roundtable

    03/01/2018

    Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi has earned a billion dollars, is loved by critics, but also seems to divide fans online. Now the Star Wars Action News team comes together to give their reviews--and they're divided as well. Join them to find out where the common ground lies, and their excitement for Solo in this new Star Wars Action News podcast!

  • Episode 498: Black Friday  Holiday Gift Guide 2017

    Episode 498: Black Friday & Holiday Gift Guide 2017

    23/11/2017

    Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners from the entire Star Wars Action News Team! It's time for Star Wars Action News'13th annual Black Friday sale report, and holiday gift guide! Join Arnie & Marjorie as they tell you where the best savings are for Star Wars games, toys, and more. Then the entire Star Wars Action News Team have gathered their ideas of the best Star Wars collectibles are this season. From books to games, figures big and small, and so much more, listen now to hear it all!

  • Episode 497: 2 Cons 1 Porg

    Episode 497: 2 Cons 1 Porg

    03/10/2017

    This weekend is New York Comic-Con...or it might be called a mini Star Wars Celebration! There are dozens of Star Wars guests including Mark Hamill, Felicy Jones, Ashley Eckstein, plus Star Wars comic creators, artists, and more! On this Star Wars Action News, Marjorie and Arnie run down the Force-filled events at this con! Including an interview with Star Wars author Greg Stones, whose book 99 Stormtroopers Join the Empire is on sale now and he'll be signing at the show! Plus hear a first-hand report of Hasbro's own HASCON convention! Arnie was there. Hear if this is a con you should plan on going to next year. Plus Arnie is joined by Steve Niven and Joe Ninivaggi from Hasbro for an exclusive interview talking more Star Wars Toys. With an interview with Justin, owner of FigureShield protective cases, and an early report on Hasbro's Han Solo movie figures, it's all in this new Star Wars Action News podcast!

  • Episode 496: Force Friday II

    Episode 496: Force Friday II

    05/09/2017

    This weekend was like Black Friday for Star Wars fans. Force Friday II -- the weekend where Hasbro, Sideshow, Hot Toys, and every other company unleashes their new products for the first time! New figures were found in 6-inch and 3.75-inch...plus some super-articulated figures that weren't supposed to be out yet! On this episode of Star Wars Action News the team comes together to report on Force Friday not just across the US but across the globe! Hear reports of store finds from California, Illinois, Florida, Nebraska, and even the UK! What were everyone's favorite finds? Join the crew to find out! Plus on this episode Marjorie and Arnie review some new Hasbro 3.75-inch items, including the new C-3PO, Hux, and First Order Stormtrooper figures, the Rey and Praetorian Guard 2-pack, and the new deluxe Rathtar and Imperial Probe Droid! All this and more on the new Star Wars Action News podcast!

  • Episode 495: Summer 17 Cons: D23  SDCC

    Episode 495: Summer '17 Cons: D23 & SDCC

    15/08/2017

    Force Friday is a few short weeks away and (aside from a few leaks) Star Wars fans have little idea what to expect. But some news was had at the two big Star Wars events in July -- D23 and SDCC! On this new Star Wars Action News podcast Daryl joins Arnie and Marjorie to bring first-hand accounts from both conventions. Find out about the exclusives, the reveals, and more!

  • Episode 494: Star Wars Turns 40

    Episode 494: Star Wars Turns 40

    25/05/2017

    Forty years ago today blockbuster movies jumped to hyperspace. Science fiction was forever changed, as were the lives of millions of moviegoers. Over the four decades since Star Wars' popularity has only grown, as have the collections of fans. On this Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie discuss the few 40th Anniversary exclusives released. And then they are joined by Justin, Brock, and Andrew to reminisce on some of their early Star Wars collecting memories. Also on this week's show, a wrap-up of Celebration Orlando, a review of the new Thrawn novel, and a look at HASCON -- the official Hasbro con coming this September. All this and more on the new Star Wars Action News podcast! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!

  • Episode 493: Star Wars Celebration 2017 Prep Show

    Episode 493: Star Wars Celebration 2017 Prep Show

    04/04/2017

    Star Wars Celebration is one week away and each day closer brings more announcements. Join Marjorie and Arnie on this podcast to run down the news. Exclusives from mainstays LEGO, Funko, Gentle Giant, Hallmark, ThinkGeek and Hasbro, plus oddballs like Nissan and WonderWorld Comics are discussed. On this show you can also hear interviews with Celebration Art Show artists Brian Miller and Joe Corroney, discussing their exclusive artworks for the convention. And Frank Diorio is back on the show to talk about this year's Celebration Diorama Project -- the Death Star. But what if you're not going to Celebration? Star Wars Action News is here with reviews of things to watch and buy while at home, including Hasbro's new Jedha Revolt action figure 4-pack, and a rundown of the Rogue One Blu-Ray exclusive releases. Then you can follow Star Wars Action News on Facebook and Twitter for live updates and broadcasts from the convention! Whether you're in Orlando or not, Star Wars Action News will bring the Cele

  • Episode 492: Celebration of Collectors

    Episode 492: Celebration of Collectors

    17/03/2017

    Star Wars Action News is back! And they're preparing to Celebrate. In four weeks the largest Star Wars party in the world erupts in Orlando. Exclusives. Panels. Autographs. SWAG! On this podcast Marjorie and Arnie run down the latest Celebration news. They also give their tips on how to make this convention the best time it can be! Whether you're a con newbie or veteran there's sure to be some tips here to make your Celebration even better. Plus the Artist Alley prints have gone up for order. On this show Daryl interviews Brian DeGuire about his print "Desert Palace" and how he got his start as an official Star Wars Artist. And on the show find out about the Star Wars Celebration Orlando Collecting Track! Marjorie & Arnie are again running the Collector's Social Area in Room 305. Find out about some of the meet-ups there, including the always-packed Saturday Night Swap Meet. And new this year, Star Wars Re-Collections -- a video diary of collectors sharing their favorite memories. All in Or

  • Episode 491: Death Star Light, Death Star Bright

    Episode 491: Death Star Light, Death Star Bright

    08/02/2017

    It is the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Toy companies are sure to celebrate the occasion with loads of merchandise, much of which will be revealed next week at Toy Fair International. While we wait for all that news, Marjorie & Arnie are back with a new episode of Star Wars Action News! On this week's show hear an in-depth review of Hasbro's AT-ACT toy. This bluetooth enabled walker came with a high price tag but has been on deep discount since Christmas. Listen to find out how much this toy really should cost you! Also on this show, Brock reviews the novelization of Star Wars: Rogue One. Listen to see if there are any of those cut plot threads revealed in its prose. With a look forward to Toy Fair and a review of Uncle Milton's USB powered Death Star Projector, it's all in this week's new Star Wars Action News! Then follow Star Wars Action News on Facebook and Twitter for all the news live from Toy Fair in New York next weekend! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfu

  • Episode 490: Star Wars Collecting 2016 Year in Review

    Episode 490: Star Wars Collecting 2016 Year in Review

    11/01/2017

    In 2016 Star Wars collectors got 21 new Black Series 6-Inch figures, over a dozen Hot Toys figures, 3.75-inch figures, LEGO sets and more. To look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the year Arnie and Marjorie are joined by Steve, Justin, Daryl, Andrew, and Action Figures Blues host Eddie. Relive the year that was with their two-hour retrospective! Also on this show Brock and Nathan P Butler look at all the Star Wars books and comics that expanded the new canon. The show ends with a look at what 2017 will bring--it is the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars! So jump to hyperspace while listening to this new Star Wars Action News podcast! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!

  • Episode 489: Rogue Group - A Rogue One Discussion

    Episode 489: Rogue Group - A Rogue One Discussion

    21/12/2016

    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 Eddie from the Action Figure Blues podcast, and Chris and Sarah. They go through the new characters in the film, how it changes their view of the Original Trilogy, and which toys the film made them want to buy! And also on this show Brock gives a spoiler-free, in-depth review of the Rogue One prequel novel Catalyst by James Luceno! So join these Rogues on their mission to review the new film! Then head to NowPlayingPodcast.com for Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob's in-depth review of the movie! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to mak

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

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

    24/11/2016

    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 us on Facebook and Twitter for the best online Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals!Then the hosts, aided by the entire Star Wars Action News team, run down the best Star Wars themed gifts for 2016. With prices from $5 to $800, there's something for fans of all ages and interests! What are the must have collectibles this year? Join us to find out!All this and a 2016 Toys For Tots Challenge in this issue of Star Wars Action News!Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!

  • Episode 487: Troops in Black

    Episode 487: Troops in Black

    31/10/2016

    Stores are stocking up for holiday shoppers, and a good portion of their shelf space is devoted to Star Wars: Rogue One toys! While they have been out for a bit over a month some of the first wave of figures are still elusive. On this episode of Star Wars Action News join Arnie, Marjorie, and Scott from Tulsa as they give in-depth reviews on the Black Series 6-Inch Rogue One figures. Plus a look at Amazon's exclusive Shadow Trooper Helmet -- all in this spooky Halloween episode! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!

  • Episode 485: Rogue Friday Around the World!

    Episode 485: Rogue Friday Around the World!

    03/10/2016

    Last Friday the Rogue One toys were released! Well, officially any way...they had been showing up on store shelves worldwide for weeks before the official street date. But, like for The Force Awakens, these Rogue One toys were celebrated with a midnight release at Toys R Us and Walmart stores. Plus exclusive figures at Target, Walmart, K-Mart, Toys R Us, and more. On this episode of Star Wars Action News, Arnie and Marjorie recount their Midnight Madness shopping, and are joined by collectors in California, England, and Australia to see how the experiences were in other areas as well! Also, please check out Star Wars Action News' crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!

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