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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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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!...

Duration:01:46:20

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 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 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...

Duration:02:20:36

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,...

Duration:01:18:08

Now Playing Podcast's Review of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

9/21/2015
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Due to the illness of the hosts of Star Wars Action News, there will be no new podcast this week. Instead we invite you to join Arnie and Now Playing Podcast as they begin their Star Wars Retrospective Series. Star Wars. It twice became the biggest movie of all time. It has launched a billion dollar empire of movies, toys, and merchandise. It has even started a religion. But now, under the ownership of Disney, the Star Wars universe is set to expand infinitely with a new movie each year --...

Duration:02:30:40

Episode 412: 2013 Year In Review Part 1 - Hasbro

12/23/2013
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Since Kenner resumed making Star Wars figures in 1995 collectors have had a steady stream of items to buy, but in 2013 Hasbro changed up the game and collecting may never be the same. nbsp;First there is a line of 3.75-inch figures with articulation levels reminiscent of the 1970s. nbsp;Then Star Wars figure collectors had to think big--6-inches big--as collector-focused figures got a new scale for the first time in 35 years. nbsp;How did fans react to these changes, and what is in store...

Episode 411: Get the 411 On Star Wars Discounts

12/9/2013
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Collecting Hasbro's Star Wars toys is filled with highs and lows, and this holiday season it seems to be both at once! While the new 6-inch and 3.75-inch Black Series figures remain elusive, bargains abound on exclusive vehicles and figures. On this week's podcast Marjorie and Arnie look at the discounts and tell you how to save the most money on the toys, and also discuss what these markdowns may mean for future exclusives. All that, plus a detailed review of Hasbro's Black Series Wave 2,...

Episode 410: Black Friday Deals and 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

11/27/2013
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Black Friday isn't what it used to be...it's not even Friday any more! With sales having started Thanksgiving Day and some stretching through the weekend and even to "Cyber Monday" bargain shoppers now have almost a full week of savings. Stay on target for Star Wars bargains with this episode of Star Wars Action News! Marjorie and Arnie run down the stores with Star Wars items on sale to let you know which bargains are worth fighting the crowds, and which you can sleep through! Also on...

Episode 409: The Death Star Plans are NOT in the main computer--they're in this book!

11/10/2013
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Star Wars Episode VII draws nearer! We now have a firm release date. On December 18, 2015 fans will finally see a cinematic vision of Star Wars post-Return of the Jedi, 32 years after Episode VI's release. On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast your hosts Marjorie and Arnie discuss this news and anticipate a holiday season full of Star Wars goodness! And the 2013 holiday season is upon us! From new Christmas ornaments in stores to gift sets, decorations, and more, the hosts run down...

Episode 408: Look My Head Look So Big To Young Eyes?

10/27/2013
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New Hasbro product is hitting fast. Exclusives are shipping from Amazon, as well as showing up on store shelves at Toys R Us and KMart. Also from Hasbro Black Series Wave 2, both 6-inch and 3.75-inch, are shipping from online retailers. On this week's Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie look at some of the new 6-inch figures, Slave Leia and Greedo, and run down the exclusives. Also this past week came the eBook editions of J.W. Rinzler's Making of Star Wars books. Enhanced with...

Episode 407: NYCC 2013

10/13/2013
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In just a few years New York Comic Con has grown to have attendance second only to the 40-year-old San Diego Comic-Con. This year had big name stars like Sylvester Stallone, Sigourney Weaver, and more signing autographs, perhaps the highest profile autograph stars at any convention. On this week's Star Wars Action News podcast Marjorie and Arnie report on the Star Wars reveals from Kotobukiya, their exclusive Art-FX+ R2 unit, as well as the other Star Wars collectibles at the con. But the...

Episode 406: Size DOES Matter

9/29/2013
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In 2007 the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars brought an onslaught of toys, collectibles, and commemorative items. But of all the 30th Anniversary items only one provided new insight into the Star Wars saga -- J.W. Rinsler's The Making of Star Wars. With that book's success Rinzler followed up with The Making of The Empire Strikes Back for Episode V's 30th anniversary in 2010. Now, Rinzler completes his trilogy with The Making of Return of the Jedi, and he may have saved the best for last. On...

Episode 405: John Jackson Miller and the Crazy Wizard

9/15/2013
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The latest Star Wars expanded universe novel is Kenobi, a standalone story telling of the Jedi's arrival on Tatooine, including the locals and Tuskens with whom he tussles! The book is appeasing Star Wars fans worldwide, and now Arnie sits down with author John Jackson Miller to talk about this Western-inspired tale. Also in this week's episode Johnathan's back with his On The Pegs segment and Steve provides a UK Report. It's all on this week's Star Wars Action News podcast!

Episode 404: ICE, ICE, Baby! Chilling with cool collectors.

9/8/2013
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What happens when over a hundred of the world's most avid Star Wars collectors gather in one place over a long weekend? Fun, shopping and more! On this week's Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie report on the Labor Day Weekend International Collector's Event, or ICE convention, put on by some of the Seattle Star Wars collectors. They toured two of the largest Star Wars collections in the world, went on toy runs en masse, got amazing exclusives, and watched an original 35mm print of...

Episode 403: Crazy Train

8/26/2013
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Have you found the new Hasbro figures? All Hasbro's new lines, Black Series 4-inch, Black Series 6-inch, Mission Series, and Saga Legends, are showing up across the US. New toys are a welcome relief to the modern Star Wars figure collector after many months with no new releases, and on this week's Star Wars Action News podcast the coverage continues. Listen to this week's podcast for a hands on review of the new 4-inch Black Series figures. Then vintage Star Wars collector Jerry takes a...

Episode 402: Separation Anxiety

8/18/2013
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New figures are on the pegs and Marjorie and Arnie are back in the Star Wars Action News studio ready to review them! On this week's podcast the hosts look at new new Saga Legends figures from Hasbro. With limited articulation and smaller card backs these figures have divided collectors between those who demand more collector-oriented figures and those who find the limited pose-ability a throwback to vintage collecting. Hasbro claims they're some of the best sculpts they've ever done. Listen...