Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: Amiibo Venting, Toy Delays, Expanded Universe Foibles

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 14, 2014



We're experiencing a few technical difficulties this week in Q&A! Let's talk dock problems - it's the season to delay things. Also Expanded Universe slate cleaning - might we come out ahead?

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Q&A: Star Wars Girl Figures, PR Fun, and Black Series Packaging

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 7, 2014

This week in Q&A: Let's talk girl figures - it's not a great year for them, is it? Well... it'll get better. And PR - what is it for? Should we expect more? And Black Series package variants are also a thing we can discuss.

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Q&A: Star Wars Teasers, Exclusives of Tomorrow, and Calrissians

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 30, 2014

It's time for Q&A until I scrape the bottom of the mailbag, then I get to go on break! Until then: Walgreens Black Series Exclusives - should we expect more? And Lando - will he be back? All this and let's talk not spoilery Episode 7 stuff because we can.

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Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles, Action Figure Storage, and Why Paper Bags Rock

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 23, 2014

Welcome to Q&A. This week - Toy Storage! To Insanity, and Beyond! We look at storing big wide figures, and the merits of Tackle Boxes - I assume you've bought some. Also, Die-Cast Metal Vehicles - dare you brave the malls to find the latest? All this and more awaits you in the infinite paragraphs of the unknown.

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Q&A: Star Wars Rebels, Big Creatures, and Lightsabers You Can't Have Right Now

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 16, 2014

This week in Q&A: Lightsabers! You know I love 'em. But does Hasbro have big plans for the FX model in the future? Also, Tauntauns - are the XL ones coming soon? And let's also talk Rebels, because we can. Read on!

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Q&A: Star Wars Variants, Big Giant Figures, The End of 3 3/4-Inch Figures, and Logos

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 9, 2014

Today in Q&A: 3 3/4-Inch Figures' Dubious Position in the World, the Boba Fett Variations, and 31-inch figures - why yes, there are more of them that you don't have! All this and Logo Anxiety await you in the finest column with questions, answers, and the same jerk who has been presenting it for fifteen years. Read on!

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Q&A: Star Wars Helmets, Kickstarting Your Own Space Toys, and The Biggest Action Figure Ever?

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 2, 2014

Welcome to Q&A! Let's talk Kickstarting your own action figure line - how close to the line can you go before people start getting angry? And let's also talk full-size helmets from Hasbro - are they a thing of the past? All this and Black Series 3 3/4-inch speculation plus yammering about a brand-new 48-inch $70 action figure at a store near you await you in this ornery post-Halloween-sugar-crash edition of the internet's only Q&A column!

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Q&A: Star Wars Things, Alien-Soaked ReAction, and Toys for Old People

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 26, 2014

Shut up and eat your Q&A! This week: let's talk semantics. What is Hasbro really celebrating with its action figures this year? It's such a scream. And ReAction - you kids love this stuff, but how much more Alien can we hope for? Or will we just get bored and bury it under dirt in the ground? And finally, I'll shoot the moon with 2015 and the recent Toys R Us Walter White vs. Florida Mom Kerfuffle? Don't make this the part you throw away. If you're into toy stuff, it's your lucky day - so heave away!

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Q&A: Star Wars Cantina Comings, Rebels Recesses, and The Next Big Thing

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 19, 2014

It's time for Q&A, as it has been before, and ever shall be. This week: let's talk Mosep and other great new amazing things to make this line interesting for us old-timers. And big fans versus big small fans - is large in charge now? And Rebels is on the air, but for the first time in decades we're dealing with a major new media property and Star Wars figures are not widely available. What gives?

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Q&A: Star Wars Goes Large, Figure Displays, and Getting Kids on Board with Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 12, 2014

Welcome to Q&A, which happens pretty much every Sunday night or Monday morning. Take your pick. Let's talk 31-inch action figures some more because they're so sexy. And 6-inch figure displays - now that we're about 20ish figures in, what all are we doing? And do kids matter with action figures? Well, yes.

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Q&A: Made On Demand, Star Wars Price Increases, Guns, and Exclusivity

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 5, 2014

It's time for Q&A! Let's talk about Walgreens Exclusives some more, because why not. And the original trilogy prop replicas people still want - should everyone hold their breath? Maybe, maybe not. And are price increases happening, or are they just going up for a little while, or at all? Let's find out!

As always, send in your questions for next time. My mailbag is empty. Read on!

Q&A: Ships, Licensing, and More Star Wars Ships

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 28, 2014

Let's talk Vehicles in Q&A! I like them. And so do you, because I got a couple of similar questions and posted them both to clear out my mailbag. Let's also talk licensing and how Disney is really getting in to bed with Hasbro over the princesses and Frozen this week. It's license musical chairs time again!  Oh, and there's a really short video of the new Transformers Generations Leader Jetfire at the bottom.  It's cool. You'll like it.

As always, send in your questions for next time. My mailbag is empty. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Black Series Emerging, Hasbro's Marvel Toys, and New Stuff at 4-Inches

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 21, 2014

Let's talk Q&A - it is Monday, after all! We'll explore Hasbro and Marvel, and what that may mean for future movie toys - if anything. Old Black Series is showing up at Walmart for the first time - is the world coming to an end? Also newness is awesome - and the best days of the 3 3/4-inch size as a concept (and not just in Star Wars) may be behind us.

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Q&A: Big FIgures, New Rebels, Changing Faces, and Some Other Junk

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 14, 2014

Let's talk new characters in this week's Q&A! Each new one is a big cause to celebrate. Let's also talk fresh faces - they bring new newness all over!  We'll look at big giant new figures, too -  how do they stack up against smaller pocket-sized counterparts?

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Q&A: Phantom Cockpit, Star Wars Big Figures, and Walgreens Complaining Galore

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 7, 2014

It's Monday, so let's look at Q&A! How is Walmart doing with their toy section? Well... it keeps getting smaller. Let's also talk about vehicles, bigger figures, and of course things we can't find because Hasbro didn't actually make them.

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