Jul 1st, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In this episode, the hosts Jake Stevens and Criz Bee are joined by the only person on the planet that can defeat Kylo Ren in collecting Darth Vader paraphernalia, Bill McBride. The Guinness World Record Holder discusses all things Vader-related as well as his thoughts on what to expect collecting-wise with Rogue One’s upcoming release. Add in some SDCC exclusives talk, a nod to the Vintage Rebellion Podcast and the latest news in the world of Star Wars action figure collecting for our 17th episode of TOY RUN: The Action Figure Cast!
Jun 24th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In this episode, the hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens sit down for an exclusive interview with Hasbro’s Star Wars Design Director Steve Evans. In addition to being the head of Hasbro’s Star Wars action figures and Star Wars toy lines, Steve is also a vintage collector and huge Star Wars fan since childhood. Check out Episode 16 as we discuss how action figure production has changed, thoughts about 5POA and what the future holds for the action figure lines. And oh yeah, Rogue One revelations!
Jun 17th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
On this episode Criz Bee and Jake talk about the cancelled Legacy Collection figures from 2013 and they voice their disappointment over the discontinued Jedi Toy Box column in the Star Wars Insider magazine. The hosts learn how a younger generation of collectors can develop a love for vintage Kenner action figures, even if they weren’t born in the 70’s or 80’s. StarGeek stops by to talk about his successful YouTube channel where he shares his passion by releasing weekly videos about Star Wars characters, news, theories, opinions, reviews and events. All this and more in this week’s TOY RUN - The Star Wars Action Figure cast
Jun 14th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
This longer episode includes part one of an interesting interview with a fellow collector, lots of reviews, news and an excellent segment on the history of Lightsaber Toys. Don't forget to share and like to enter my competition! Stay tuned for Episode 4! It's a SPECIAL!. Please email all questions and comments to email@example.com
Jun 10th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
Customizer Brian Fulton AKA “Darth Daddy” from the Star Wars action figure blog Customs For The Kid shares his thoughts on Hasbro’s transition to a less articulated figure line. Lots of listener feedback, mini-reviews of Disney’s newest die-cast droid offerings and Hasbro’s latest 12” figures, plus this week’s action figures and upcoming releases and more in Episode 14 of TOY RUN: The Star Wars Action Figures Cast! "
Jun 7th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
After a lengthy break the whole Galaxy of Toys crew is back together. This time joined by Mike MacDonald from www.MikeTarkin.com. We talk about what we've been up to, upcoming Star Wars Celebrations and we ask the big question; where are the figures? All this and more on Episode 56 of Galaxy of Toys Podcast.
Jun 3rd, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In Episode 13 of TOY RUN, the hosts discuss the Rogue One re-shoots and share listener feedback about the differences between action figures and dolls. Criz Bee and Jake also share insights about how their significant others deal with the hobby as well as revisit their interview sessions with Hasbro’s Star Wars Brand Team from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015. All this and more in this week’s Star Wars action figure cast!
May 27th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In Episode 12 of TOY RUN, the hosts discuss the current state of articulation, distribution and future of the 3 ¾” action figure line with Paul Harrison, co-owner of JediTempleArchives.com. Criz Bee and Jake cover Celebration Orlando news, regional Star Wars collecting clubs and what really defines an ‘action figure’ and oh yeah, Chewbacca Mom. All this and more in this week’s Star Wars action figure cast!
May 20th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In this episode, Jake and Criz Bee sit down for an exclusive interview with Lucasfilm Artist and figure and diorama customizer, Stephen Hayford! Join the hosts as they also announce the winner of the Rancho Obi-Wan Membership giveaway, speculate about the Rogue One leak, discuss the now infamous Darth Vader auction, and cover the past week’s news in the world of Star Wars action figure collecting!
May 13th, 2016 by galaxyoftoys
In this episode of TOY RUN, the hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens chat with Guinness Book World Record Star Wars collector and author Steve Sansweet about his collection, his books, his perspective on recent vintage prices and his museum Rancho Obi-Wan! Also in Episode 10, details on how to win a 2016 Membership Kit to Rancho Obi-Wan are given as is the rundown of the past week’s action figure news and what to look forward to in the Collector Calendar.