Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: Vintage Variants, Sequel Films, Luke Gripes, 3D, and Complaints

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 5, 2010

Is that Anakin Skywalker package variant out already? What's the deal with all the problematic Jedi Luke figures? And what does 3D mean for you? All this and more awaits you in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Vintage Vehicles, Mail-In Figures, Hutts-A-Poppin, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 28, 2010

So really, should you expect a Rebel Transport vehicle any time soon? And how long do mail-in figures take to arrive? And what is up with the Hasbro vintage cardback design team? All this and more, including Hutts, in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Sandcrawlers, Vehicles, Vintage Wave 3, And So Much More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 21, 2010

Have kids embraced vintage as a toy or as a packaging style? (And does it matter?) Will Hasbro ever give the Sandcrawler a new release at retail? (No.) And just how different were those Toys "R" Us 4-pack figures in 2002-2004, anyway? As an added bonus, we have seven super-short reviews of Vintage Wave 3 at the end. Stop pretending that you're working today, and read our new column!

Q&A: Not As Exciting As Unpunched ROTJ Vintage Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 14, 2010

More Hoth Trooper identity issues! We look at Evolutions action figure paint problems. And is it time to panic about your mail-in figures? All this and more can be yours!

Q&A: Clone Troopers, Clone Wars, Aliens, and Hutts

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 7, 2010
When do leaked figures typically show up? Did Hasbro goof up on the new Magnaguard Droid's head? What would the ultimate animated figure be? All this and more can be yours if you read this week's hastily written column!

Q&A: Foil Figures, Sy Snootles, Han's Buddy on Hoth

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 31, 2010
Will that Hoth Rebel Trooper who will see us in Hell make it to shelves? Will there be more Vintage foil figures? And why haven't we had more Sy Snootles toys, dadgummit? All this and a rundown of all the new Target Hasbro exclusives await you in this week's Star Wars Q&A!

Q&A: No Swappers, Yes 3D, And What The Heck Season 3 The Clone Wars?

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 24, 2010
Will 3D change everything as far as Star Wars the toy line is concerned? What's going on with Baron Papanoida's backstory? And how long does a mail-in figure take to ship anyway? All this and more await you in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: New Big Vehicles, Not Enough New Product, Vintage, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 17, 2010
What happened to the giant vehicle assortment of 2009? Why does Hasbro hate you and refuses to release new product, ever? And what's the deal with all these repacks in vintage lately? All this plus more are in today's Q&A!

Q&A: Clone Rex, 3D, and Godzillla vs. Clone Troopers

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 10, 2010

Which Captain Rex is the new one, and how can you tell? What will another theatrical push do to help Star Wars in 2012? And yeah, why does Hasbro do package variants? All this and fuel injection, fuel injection, fuel injection after the break.

Q&A: Announcements, Jabbas, Evolutions

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 3, 2010
Why does Hasbro hold back on toy announcements? Is it because you won't clean your room? Are people really finding that Jabba the Hutt set in stores? (Yes.) And why did Evolutions come to an end? All this and more in this week's Q&A!

Q&A: Yellowing, Sith Lords, Get a Head and Be Wealthy

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 26, 2010
Why are some action figure bubbles yellowing while others stay pristine? Is it witches? Did Vintage Darth Sidious turn out as well as people were hoping? And is Hasbro reusing Clone heads on inappropriate figures? No, but I can see why you might get confused. Read on!

Q&A: Boba the Fetts, POTF2 Replacements, and Storage Solutions

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 19, 2010

Can we expect updates of the aging POTF2 action figures from the 1990s? Are you taking care to use the best figure storage means that you can afford? And did you realize that there are not one, but two animated Boba Fett figures coming in The Clone Wars? All this and some feeble attempts at reformatting in this week's column!

Q&A Bonus: 2010 Vintage Hasbro Vintage Star Wars Foil Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 16, 2010

We got a good question about the new variants hitting stores, so here's an adequate answer!

Is there a foil hunt version for every TVC figure? If so, that sure is a lot of hunting to do *sigh*. If not, which ones do have a foil version?

Q&A: Droids, SOTE, Super-Rare Figures, More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 12, 2010

Just how many one-of-a-kind action figuresare there? Aside from the joke answer, that is.   Still more questions about the new C-3PO figure, which, science assures me, is awesome.   And how dead is Shadows of the Empire  anyway?  Read on, find out!

Q&A: C-3PO, Slave Is, Vintage Packaging Sets

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 5, 2010

Boy, last week was fun wasn’t it?   This week we look at lots of questions about C-3PO and the new Slave I vehicle.  What could possibly go wrong?   Nothing, that’s what.. Read on, or better still, read it at work!