Hey kids, read Q&A! It's a thing you can do - we talk about the future of mail-away figures and how they fit in the current marketplace. We delve into toys and collectibles as that's the way of our people. We're also going to talk about cleaning old toys - truly, a good idea for all of us filthy animals. Oh, and another piece of cultural debris form 1980 showed up at my door this week plus I checked out Jodorowsky's Dune. Read on!
New story time! The Clone Wars gets consequential with The Lost One. A lost Jedi ship is found. There are new suits for the Clones. Dooku shows up. This episode feels like an entire season's worth of goodies packed into about 23 minutes. Read on!
Let's end an arc! The Clone Wars gets an actual "part 2" with The Disappeared, Part II. In six seasons, nothing has ever been designated a part 1 or a part 2 - but that's actually not the biggest surprise, as a dangling thread returns to potentially dangle some more. Read on!
Q&A time, people! Let's talk Clone Wars - you know you want to! And how about Expanded Universe toys - are they truly dead? Let's also talk Sith Lord figures - that's a nice cash cow. Al this and a hunt for the ages! Read on!
It's time for the team-up everybody wanted but nobody asked for! In The Clone Wars we kick off another story with The Disappeared, Part I. Jar Jar Binks has a girlfriend! Mace Windu is here! There's a lot of doom in a temple! You're in for a treat, folks. Read on!
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Another arc of The Clone Wars comes to an end with Crisis at the Heart. Let's pretend that there are real stakes in the Skywalker marriage - will Clovis split Padme from Anakin? No, of course not. But will it play out in an interesting way? Sort of - the real action is in Palpatine's head. Read on!
It's time for Q&A, because we have to post something. Is it Online or Bust? Maybe - I don't know where you live! And how about kid-friendly action figures - sure, I like those, let's talk about that. And how about that Indiana Jones - could he slide in to Star Wars assortments? All this and tips for keeping those ankles extra sexy. Read on!
The Clone Wars slows down a bit with The Rise of Clovis. While we've had some of these themes played out before, we get to see a bit more of Anakin and Padme's "marriage" plus a really cool backstory for Clovis, which gives us limited insight into cultures in galaxies far, far away. Read on!
The Clone Wars continues in Galactic Hunter Video Theater with An Old Friend the good news is that it's a new arc. The bad news? It's a Padme arc, and Clovis is back from season 2. On the bright side, Anakin is along for the ride, as is Embo and his pet - but jealousy rears its ugly head yet again and apparently being married with a kid isn't enough for a Jedi, but whatever. Let's read on!
Q&A - you want it, you got it! This week let's talk the remaining figures for 3 3/4-inches - your mileage may vary, so leave us some nasty comments. Also: The Future of the Expanded Universe Post-Disney - do your favorite stories have legs? Maybe! And can we expect more reissues of existing Vintage figures? Probably - but maybe not the ones you were thinking of.
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The Clone Wars on Netflix finishes its first arc in Galactic Hunter Video Theater with Orders. We get to leave the dreary blah grey of Kamino for an action-packed tour de Force in Coruscant, complete with tons of aliens, night clubs, and wild chases through the streets. Sure, we've been here before, but it's fun! Read on.
The Clone Wars on Netflix on Galactic Hunter Video Theater continues with: Fugitive, which comes complete with the same scenery as last week, with even more Clones and flying whales and reminders of that final prequel. It's a lot more fun than the last episode, if for no reason other than to see a clone play detective. The whole "soldier" rhetoric wears thin, but it's a good time so read on!