Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: Star Wars QC, Playsets, and Lost in Space

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 18, 2020

This week in Q&A - Lost in Space! Lost in shipment? More playsets! I don't know of any coming yet. And QC - are vehicles holding up as well as they should?

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Q&A: Star Wars Sizes, Exclusives, and Assortments

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 11, 2020

This week in Q&A - Mandalorian sizes! There's a future in 3 3/4-inch, but how big of a future, we don't know. Missed exclusives! It's not your imagination - you are being made to jump through hoops. And Assortments - are exclusives mixed in with basic figures? Sometimes!

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Q&A: Star Wars Prices, Carbonized Figures, and 5POA Gets Better (and Stops)

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 4, 2020

This week in Q&A - Prices! Exclusives are more expensive, it's not your imagination. Carbonized continues! If you want it or if you don't, it's happening. And 5 points of articulation love - it's cheaper - so why kill it?

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Q&A: Star Wars Shipping! Exclusives! HasLab! PulseCon!

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 27, 2020

This week in Q&A - Shipping! It's not easy. Exclusives! They're still elusive. And PulseCon stuff - and I think I'm over my completism finally. It only took a few decades!

 

Also don't forget PulseCon is this weekend... and start skipping your pricey coffees, you're going to need that money.

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Q&A: Retro Figures, Star Wars Nomenclature, and Packaging Judging

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, September 21, 2020

This week in Q&A - Server outages are real! Sorry about the delay. Retro figures! You're not missing any news Also some revised nomenclature - we're not renaming anything here. And the best packaging - which is worth a look, after 25 years of remakes.

 

Also don't forget PulseCon is this weekend... and start skipping your pricey coffees, you're going to need that money.

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Q&A: Star Wars Clones, More Distribution, and Things We Know But Don't

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 13, 2020

This week in Q&A - Clones! You're late to the party, so what should you buy? Also some distribution questions - things changed a bit here in the last few years. And unknown knowns - look, some things I just can't talk about yet.

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Q&A: Star Wars Know-It-Alls, Galaxy's Edge, and Finding Stuff, Finally

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 6, 2020

This week in Q&A - New finds! It's reset season! Also some hard to answer questions - not everybody knows everything. And launch days - look, I'm not a fan, and neither are retailers these days.

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Q&A: Star Was Vehicle Reissues, Bill and Ted Ramblings, and Not Much Else

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 30, 2020

This week in Q&A - Speederbike reissues! I wouldn't count on them any time soon. And... that's it! We're out of questions this week - send more, won't you?

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Q&A: Star Wars No-Celebration Edition

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 23, 2020

This week in Q&A - Walgreens exclusives! Why yes, there is a new one this year. Also some Galaxy of Adventures - no news for a US release yet. And Playset things - deja vu!

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Q&A: Star Wars Vehicle Prices, Jumbo Figures, and Retro Collections

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 16, 2020

This week in Q&A - Vehicle prices - why yes, everything is more expensive. Jumbo Figures - is the Gentle Giant line gone for good? And the Retro Collection - what's next?

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Q&A: Star Wars Retail Comeback (Is Not Happening Soon), Reissues, and Vehicles

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 9, 2020

This week in Q&A - The new Falcon! I don't have one, but I did read the press release. Are retail toy experiences over? If you're a collector, it seems that way - at least for now. And more reissues - I'd expect more.

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Q&A: Star Wars Exclusive Drops, Collector Engagement, and Warped Senses of Cardbacks

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 2, 2020

This week in Q&A - Happy 25 years of toy journalism-ish, me! Oh wait, that's not a question. But collector engagement brings up some issues! And so does warped cards and weird pre-orders in the middle of the night. That seems about where we are now.

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Q&A: Star Wars Crowdfunding, Third Party Bootlegs, and Sisters

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 26, 2020

This week in Q&A - Crowdfunding! It's still popular. Third party stuff! Bootlegs, fan-made, knockoffs, it's a complicated world and Hasbro brought the hammer down on one manufacturer this week. And Tonnika sisters, because that's a thing we talk about and who doesn't love disappointment? It's something to read at home when you're not working or watching Floor Is Lava.

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Q&A: Star Wars Vintage, 3 3/4-Inch Figures, HasLab Again

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 19, 2020

This week in Q&A - 3 3/4-inch figures! Because of course. And skipped waves aren't skipped yet. Also HasLab, because, well, why not. That Sentinel sure got funded fast, didn't it?

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Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles and More HasLab Fun

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, July 12, 2020

This week in Q&A - It's all about Hasbro's vehicles! Storage! I believe in warning labels. Also this old AT-AT and that new big AT-AT that doesn't actually exist. And did you see the new HasLab item? (It's not Star Wars and it got funded in about a day.)

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