Our friend and yours, Victoria, from Victoria’s Cantina, has put together a little op-ed about where we are as collectors, primarily with Hasbro. Click through for more.
In this episode of the Cantina Chatter Podcast, Victoria and her guests discuss a topic that is often ignored: Why we collect toys. Erin of Toy Shelf Review, JC of Jurassic Collectables, Paul Harrison of Jedi Temple Archives, and Jay C of Toy News International join her.
BigBadToyStore.com has put two walmart exclusives up for pre-order at low prices. The Black Series 3.75″ AT-ST Walker for only $24.99 and the Smart R2-D2 for $29.99! These are great prices, especially since a LOT of Walmarts haven’t even marked down their AT-ST’s at all.
Our friends at Fantha Tracks have put together a fantastic article that focuses on the advertising of Star Wars toys through comic books, specifically in the UK. They go into history and cite some pretty amazing examples of how the brand was sold to kids back in the day. It’s definitely worth check out. Don’t forget to come back here to talk about it!!
If you haven’t checked out the brand new site Fantha Tracks, make sure to stop by and have a look! Started by good friends Mark Newbold, Brian Cameron, and Matt Booker, formerly of Jedi News, they look to bring general Star Wars news to all fans. Click through to check out their official launch press release…
Check out Episode #81 of the Toy Run: The Star Wars Action FIgure Cast where I was invited by my friends Criz Bee (of JediBusiness.com) and Jake Stevens (4lomkuss.com) to talk about the Hasbro roundtable discussion about The Vintage Collection from NYCC in addition to many other things, like Steve Evans, Design Director for Hasbro, for example.
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