Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: Figure Futures, Buckets, New Lines, Scale, and Star Wars Ships

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 24, 2014

It's Q&A time! Let's look at future new line as well as the inevitable demise of some form of figure, eventually. We can also look at big ships that don't meet your expectations, as well as Marvel scale problems because why not.

As always, send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Exclusives, Expanded Universe, Skiff Guards, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 17, 2014

Let's talk Star Wars Exclusives in Q&A this week! Do you need to buy those new sets at Target? How about Skiff Guards - will Hasbro ever make them all? Why aren't we seeing more Expanded Universe figures - and why are we seeing any when Hasbro says they're off the table? All this and more!

Also Black Series Wave 5 is shipping - want to know the short version on who's good? I've got 'em, so I'll tell you here - be back for more in Figure of the Day later on Monday!

Feel free to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Exclusives For You, Star Wars Big Vehicles, and Return of the Toys

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 10, 2014

Welcome to Q&A! We've got quite the mailbag to go through, so let's talk new exclusives - are we buying variations, or a box? Also, the big giant X-Wing - does it do anything other than look cool? All this and more await you in another installment of this impossibly long-running column!

As always, send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: New Toys When?, Meet the New Boss, and More Lost Toy Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 3, 2014

Comic-Con Q&A! I had a few trips to take for work, so we're getting to these now. Let's talk new waves of figures - did you get yours? Also, what didn't we see at Comic-Con? Quite a bit, it seems.

Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars 3D, Vehicles, Big Figures, and More Fun New Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 27, 2014

I wrote most of this Q&A before going to San Diego this week, because of schedules and multiple trips - so very little SDCC. Instead, have 3D Movies Stuff, the 6-inch line, and of course let's complain about vehicles as that seems to be our lot. More newness next week!

Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Video Game Toys, Birds, and Sequels vs. OT Toys

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 20, 2014

You want answers for your questions? You want questions for your answers? Q&A is back and Comic-Con is mere days away. What can we expect? Probably more questions, but for now let's talk Original Trilogy toys in a sequel series world. Also, birds, and what is for them. What does the future hold for interactivity and action features? Well... that's tough to get at, but we can analyze some trends.

Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Plastic Cases, Time Changes All Things, and So Many Cardbacks

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 13, 2014

Comic-Con is just around the corner, so let's squeeze in more Q&A as that seems to be the driving force of this site lately. Let's talk packaging - is it time for the blue refresh of The Black Series? And Star Cases - will they see an update soon? Finally, the toy market in 2014 is different than it was in 1999, 1995, or 1983 because why not.

Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Missing Figures, The New Small Hasbro Figure, and TV Shows

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hey kids, welcome to Q&A! What kind of things are still missing and might be at Comic-Con? Good question! What's going on with Star Wars on TV? Not too much, but some stuff is in the works. Or was, anyway. And what's up with the 2 1/2-inch Guardians of the Galaxy figures - could this be the ghost of Christmases yet to come?

Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vintage, Giant Vehicles, Black Series, and One Simple Trick to Kill 10 Minutes at Work

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 29, 2014

Who's ready for Q&A? Hopefully you, because we're doing that now. Let's talk about China and manufacturing some more! And then new, giant vehicles - who are they for, anyway? And aren't we due for a return of Vintage? Well... yes, but maybe not in the near future. Also, don't forget to send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Crumbling Vehicles and Off-Topic Questions? Sure, Why Not!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 22, 2014

It's time for Q&A! Can you ask about other things here? Sure, why not. Not a lot going down with Star Wars lately. And what's the best kind of plastic for toys? Depends on who you ask, and what you need them to do. Also: ask your questions for next week!

Q&A: New Big Star Wars Playsets? Return to the Hobby! Printing the Future!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 15, 2014

It's time for Q&A! So you left for five years - what should you look for? Wow, that's a big question. Also big: will 3-D printing and scanning let us make our own Micro Worlds, upsized to 3 3/4-inch scale? All this, much more, and send in your questions for next time!

Q&A: Repacks, The End, The Clone Wars, and The Future of You

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 8, 2014

Let's get started with Q&A! First up: reissues! Are they secret repacks of old toys? (No.) Second: will we ever be done collecting? That's... complicated. Finally, what's up with The Clone Wars prices on Amazon and eBay? The answer may surprise you - or if you read the column regularly, it might not. Oh - and send in your questions for next time. Read on!

Q&A: Q&A, Guns, Star Wars Figures, and Exclusive Stuffs

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, June 1, 2014

It's time for Q&A! After a couple of thousand figures, whose gun is that? And what about Hasbro's Q&A - hey man, I've been doing this since 1999, what am I - chopped liver? Also rambling about the 4 Canadian Saga Legends and let's complain about upcoming expensive exclusives - because I love you all! Also, be sure to take a minute to get in your questions for next week.

Q&A: Old Figures, New Figures, and Phantom Menace Turns 15

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 25, 2014

It's time for Q&A! Want to know some great other toy figure sites? Sure, who doesn't? And what are the best versions of more of your favorite Star Wars characters as action figures? Let's tackle that too. All this and a Phantom Menace at 15 rant. Read on!

Q&A: Let's Talk Paint, Black Series, and How Movies Are Changing Our Toy Runs

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 18, 2014

Welcome to Q&A! Do you want 6-inch scale vehicles for your Black Series collection? Well... it might be expensive. And how about paint applications - how can you remove excess paint, if it's showing up? Finally, let's talk about the changing world of Hasbro's boy action toy universe. New products are out there, but are they things you want? Not necessarily. Read on!