Adam Pawlus QandA

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!

Q&A: Let's Dress Yoda, Let's Talk Disney, Let's Stand Black Series Star Wars Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 11, 2014

Let's talk Yoda's jacket in Q&A this week! We'll also talk about new Disney toys, as that's in this season. And how about more Black Series stand issues? Oh, that's a doozy. My mailbag is empty, so read on and send in some questions for next time!

Q&A: Hasbro Figures, Custom Figures, and Saving Some of The Expanded Universe

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 4, 2014

This week in Q&A: What's up with Saga Legends? Well, not much yet. And how much Expanded Universe are we saving? Some! Customization comes up too, so let's bag on the Etsy people. All this and more - read on! (And submit your questions for next week.)

Q&A: Helmets, Black Series Assortments, and the Future of the Expanded Universe

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 27, 2014

New in Q&A this week: Boba Fett Helmet toys! Did you miss it? Well, it's going to cost you now. And New Black Series Cases - where is Chewie? He's still coming. Also, let's have a tidy rant about the supposed "loss" of the Expanded Universe - we've been through this before, and those stories from the past still mean something because it just happened to work out that way! Read on!

Q&A: Blocky Star Wars Figures, Blocked Star Wars Figures, and Aqua Star Wars Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 20, 2014

The future of Star Wars is coming sooner than you think - but for now, Q&A! Let's talk Kubrick figures. It won't take long. And how about Squid Lake figures? Well... that won't take long. And how about toy hunting in the present? It's a lot different than it was 15 years ago. Also, send in your questions for the mailbag!

Q&A: Mail-In Figures, Toys vs. Collectibles, and Cleaning Dirty Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 13, 2014

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!

Q&A: Clone Wars, Expanded Universe, Sith Lords, and Big Ticket Old Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 6, 2014

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!