Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: More Vintage, Spoil Your Kids, Beastly Things, and the Disease of High Price Points

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 29, 2012

So what are the chances of a Sith-centric Vintage wave before the break? Wow, none. Sorry dude. How best to spoil a kid with vehicles and figures this Holiday Season? Sure, let's answer that. All this and a lengthy tirade about what may be the wrong direction for the toy biz, and naturally, that's the direction we're going. Read on for more, and ask a question for next week!

Q&A: The Return, SDCC Stuff, Raw Data, and Low Expectations

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 22, 2012

We're back! Comic reboots are incoming, should we care? Hey, look at all the new Ewoks! And is it a problem that there's no Celebration VI exclusive? Not for me! All this, and the best thing I saw at San Diego Comic-Con. Read on, and welcome back!

Q&A Summer Hiatus

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 1, 2012

Q&A is on hiatus this week!  As always, your support is appreciated and we thank you for your questions.  If you have questions for the next column, please send them in and feel free to catch up in the archives!

Q&A: Exclusives, Vehicles, Droid Problems, and Disney Droid Problems Some More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 24, 2012

Let's talk Naboo Fighters and Vintage. Is it time to worry? And how about those Droid Factory figures. Have you written a letter to Disney yet? And what about the new Toys R Us exclusives, are those any good to talk about? I think so. Read on, and ask your questions for next week's column!

Q&A: Vehicles, Pod Racers, Quick Vehicle Fixes, and We Need Your Help Re: Protective Cases

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 17, 2012

So where is the Naboo Fighter? Well, this was written a few days ago, but I bet you know the answer! Want to know how do perform minor repairs on bent plastic on vehicles? I can help! All this and much more in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: TIE Fighters, Kitster, Selling Your Collection, and Vintage Vintage Vintage

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 10, 2012

Someone is quitting and considering selling their collection again. World's tiniest violin. What's the deal with the new Vintage paint variants? Well, we have some information. And what about those Star Tours Droid Factory Figures? Sucks to be us now, doesn't it? And TIE Fighter fun can be yours. Read on!

Q&A: No Joe, Starkiller's Duds, Blown Troopers, And 2 Questions For You, The Readers!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 27, 2012

Are we getting enough of Starkiller lately? Let's go to the scoreboard! Want to prove your droid naming expertise? Then I need your help! And let's talk Clone Troopers because there are so many flavors. And are we as a toy community still as gullible as we were in 1995? I think the answer may be "yes" but maybe I'm the fool! Oh, and my mailbag is empty, so send in your newest questions whenever you feel like!

Q&A: Vintage, Manufacturing On Demand, and Expanded Universe

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 20, 2012

So how new is that 2012 Vintage Darth Vader? New enough for you, old man. Should you expect more action figure reissues in light of the recent remakes? Maybe! And how can you best store carded figures? Well, I've got a couple solutions. Read on and send in your questions for next week's installment!

Q&A: Shuttles, Vehicles, Vintage Variants, and Astromech Droids

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 13, 2012

So, is it time to expect that Z-95 Headhunter? I'm gonna say probably not. What's up with Canada getting an exclusive Yoda variation? And should we wait for vintage updates of certain figures, or is there already a great alternative to be had? All this and Shuttles in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: TV, Clone Wars, Multiple Purchases, and Other Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 6, 2012

It's time for Q&A! Let's talk TV - is it possible something is too "adult" for toys? Is it time to stop buying three of each action figure? Yes. And And let's talk realistic Clone Wars figures too, just because. Read on for more exciting fun in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Yellow Figures, Burned Droids, Missing Vehicles, Tooling, More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 29, 2012

So yeah, Star Tours Build-A-Droid. Let's talk about that. Where is that Naboo Starfighter? Good question. Has it really been 10 years since Attack of the Clones figures came out? Geez, time flies! And how does Hasbro determine when to make a new mold? I thought I knew, but it's getting pretty strange, particularly in Hasbro's other toy brands. All this and how I ruined one of my favorite figures on Sunday when you read on!

Q&A: TV Shows, Tub-Based Darth Vaders, Mother Talzin, and Battle Game Cards

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 22, 2012

Oh, to get a Mother Talzin. Is it likely? I don't know about that. Know a good Battle Game Card resource? What's the deal with R2-A6 vs. R2-N3? Also, the mailbag is empty so fire off any new questions you got!

Q&A: Toy vs. Not, Wedge Reissue, Shortpacked Figures, Vintage Fun, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 15, 2012

We can talk about more big vehicles because that always makes us happy. And why is Hasbro packing hot figures at one per box? Because they also pack not-hot ones at one per box. Let's talk about a new 6-inch line some more. Because apparently, we all love to do that. All this and really short reviews of the latest Vintage and Clone Wars figures, in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Think Big: Big Vehicles, Big Figures, Big Television, and Other Big Ideas

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 8, 2012

So let's talk about vehicles, and get a little less optimistic for 2012 in that department. Why isn't Hasbro better exploiting TV series based on its core properties for new toys? A fine question. And why hasn't Hasbro given us a Marvel Legends-ish line yet? Would someone please tell me, because I'd like to know in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Vehicles, Exclusive Arrivals, and No Foolin' Around

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 1, 2012

The last Walmart exclusives are showing up at brick-and-mortar! (Better late than never!) So let's look at other exclusives too, talk about the future of the MTT which I really do hope does well, then we can examine who else might make neat Star Wars toys should Hasbro decide to go in another direction some day. Read on!