Tag Archives: Star Wars

The gift everybody wants

"None of the kids wanted toys for Christmas this year, they just wanted cash. Understandable, but cash as a gift, while practical, always feels impersonal, so I made special packaging." More information, including copies of the art you can download, … Continue reading

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Star Wars goes kabuki

Disney Japan recently streamed a kabuki theater reinterpretation of Kylo Ren's... sorry, "Kairen's" story, dubbed Three Shining Swords: Even if you don't speak Japanese, you know the movies well enough to follow along. Bandai could take some notes for their … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Rise of Who?

Usually when we offer proofreading/copyediting services in exchange for free toys, it's for smaller companies, but clearly Hasbro could use it too. The new Black Series Yavin Ceremony Luke Skywalker manages to misspell Luke's name twice - two different ways! … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Chewbacca's Wookie family

Happy Life Day! This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Kenner's Star Wars Lumpy, Itchy, and Malla. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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Toy swapping: not just for real stores any more

Emperor Palpatine and his throne are an Amazon exclusive, so you can't look at the set in person before you buy it. For me, that turned out to be a problem. And now, some more OAFEry:SNL's Star Wars commercial hits … Continue reading

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General Grievous addendum

Ever wonder whose lightsabers General Grievous carries? The 2018 book Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force has the answers. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - December '08 Flippin' Through Previews - August '10 Flippin' … Continue reading

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These boxes totally look like Darkseid

And now, some more OAFEry:C2E2 - Mattel Booth DC Bombshells Mystery Minis - Poison Ivy review A McDonald's Lego podracer Monkey Boy - Gosh Darn Exclusives! Rustin's Spoils of the Week #200

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #221

Well, I heard Gamestop was both getting in the Batman vs TMNT sets AND was having one of those "buy a $5 shopping bag and get 25% off everything" sales and... well... I Rustin'ed out on some stuff I'd been … Continue reading

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Hasbro announces SDCC exclusive online sale details

The various Comic-Con exclusives will be released in waves, rather than all at once. Dates are subject to change, of course, but here's the current plan: Friday, August 16: My Little Pony, Disney Princess, Trolls, UglyDoll Wednesday, August 21: Overwatch … Continue reading

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Todds R Us

With the help of some shelves and signage, fan Todd Olexo has turned his basement display into a re-creation of Toys "Я" Us through the ages: And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Kre-O Torch review ATFC '12 - Day 4: … Continue reading

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