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The first and best podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting, hosted by action figure collectors Marjorie and Arnie. This couple collects almost anything with the Star Wars logo! Join them and their team as they review everything from Band-Aids and facial tissue to high end life-sized replicas.

The first and best podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting, hosted by action figure collectors Marjorie and Arnie. This couple collects almost anything with the Star Wars logo! Join them and their team as they review everything from Band-Aids and facial tissue to high end life-sized replicas.
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The first and best podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting, hosted by action figure collectors Marjorie and Arnie. This couple collects almost anything with the Star Wars logo! Join them and their team as they review everything from Band-Aids and facial tissue to high end life-sized replicas.

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Episodes

Episode 504: SDCC 2018 Pre-Game Show

7/17/2018
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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...

Duration:01:37:54

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

7/15/2018
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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!

Duration:01:02:00

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

6/1/2018
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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...

Duration:01:46:20

501st Episode: Marching on Toy Fair

2/16/2018
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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...

Duration:01:00:35

Episode 500!

2/12/2018
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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!

Duration:01:59:24

Episode 499: The Last Jedi Roundtable

1/2/2018
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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!

Duration:01:25:53

Episode 498: Black Friday & Holiday Gift Guide 2017

11/22/2017
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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!

Duration:01:00:05

Episode 497: 2 Cons 1 Porg

10/2/2017
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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...

Duration:01:32:20

Episode 496: Force Friday II

9/4/2017
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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,...

Duration:02:20:36

Episode 495: Summer '17 Cons: D23 & SDCC

8/14/2017
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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!

Duration:00:56:03

Episode 494: Star Wars Turns 40

5/25/2017
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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 Ann [...]

Duration:01:18:08

Episode 494: Star Wars Turns 40

5/24/2017
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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...

Duration:01:18:08

Episode 493: Star Wars Celebration 2017 Prep Show

4/3/2017
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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...

Duration:02:21:54

Episode 492: Celebration of Collectors

3/16/2017
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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...

Duration:01:30:06

Episode 491: Death Star Light, Death Star Bright

2/7/2017
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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...

Duration:01:01:42

Episode 490: Star Wars Collecting 2016 Year in Review

1/10/2017
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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...

Duration:02:03:50

Episode 489: Rogue Group - A Rogue One Discussion

12/20/2016
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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...

Duration:02:00:17

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

11/23/2016
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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...

Duration:01:24:56

Episode 487: Troops in Black

10/30/2016
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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...

Duration:01:16:47

Episode 486: New York Comic Con 2016!

10/16/2016
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In just a few years New York Comic Con has become one of the top three most important conventions for collectors. Each year the number of exhibitors grow, now including Sideshow and Hot Toys, Kotobukiya, Sphero, Air Hogs, Hallmark, Beast Kingdom and more! And Hasbro isn't on the show floor, but they use the event to reveal new toys as well. For all the Star Wars news out of NYCC join Arnie, Marjorie, and Daryl for this podcast. Watch exclusive interviews with Hasbro, Tantrum Cases, and...

Duration:02:14:47