Adam Pawlus QandA

Q&A: Jakks Star Wars 2015 Finale - Full-Size Figures, Big Boba, and Other Characters Too

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 27, 2015

Ask Jakks! Let's finish out 2015 this week week in Q&A with more from Jakks Pacific. Jakks Pacific's Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich offered to take on some of your questions on the giant figures of the present, past, and future - so let's go!

 

Life-sized figures - can we expect some? Also Bigger Boba Fett should happen, but will he? And what about other characters - can we expect Star Wars' cousins, too?

Don't forget, send in your questions for next month. The first Q&A (with me) for 2016 is written and will be up next week - but we've got a whole year to fill, and we can't do it without you. Read on!

Q&A: Jakks Pacific on Women, Star Wars Creatures, and More

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 20, 2015

Ask Jakks! Continuing this week week in Q&A as I attend to some personal matters: more from Jakks Pacific. Jakks Pacific's Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich offered to take on some of your questions on the giant figures of the present, past, and future - so let's go!

 

Big monsters - how about it? Also Where are the big Sandtroopers? The answer might surprise you. Big women - can we expect more?

Also, I ramble a tiny bit (non-specifically and non-spoilery) about The Force Awakens and He Never Died, a new movie with Rollins in it!

Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. I'll most likely be back with the usual questions, if we have the answers. Read on!

Q&A: More Jakks Star Wars Queries, 'tis the Night Before the Awakening

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 13, 2015

Ask Jakks! This week in Q&A: more from Jakks Pacific My fellow toy industry pal Jakks Pacific's Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich offered to take on some of your questions on the giant figures of the present, past, and future - and I'm lazy, so let's do that instead.

 

Can we expect big giant droid figures? Also How did they pick those particular sizes? The answer might surprise you - but the reasoning won't. International distribution - it wouldn't be a Q&A without it!

Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. I'll most likely be back with the usual questions, if we have the answers. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Jakks Pacific Questions - Jumbo Weapons, Boba Fett, and Character Selection

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, December 6, 2015

Ask Jakks! This week in Q&A: I'm not writing it! My fellow toy industry pal Jakks Pacific's Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich offered to tackle your questions on the giant figures of the present, past, and future - and I'm lazy, so let's do that instead of me writing something.

How do they pick characters? There's one. Cody and Boba Fett - are they gone? Weapons! Let's talk weapons!

If you already sent a question, don't worry - they were forwarded along and we'll do our best to get them posted shortly.   Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. I'll forward your Jakks queries to the source. Read on!

Q&A: New Troopers, Star Wars Ships Getting Bigger, and The Mystery Box of Life

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 29, 2015

This week in Q&A: Who is that new trooper guy? Let's find out! And should we expect a newer or even bigger Millennium Falcon? I wouldn't hold my breath. And transparency - what's with all the secrets?

 

All this and a quickie round-up on some other toy lines. Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: New Classic, Star Wars Disney Droids, and Cleaning Up Oily Plastic

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 22, 2015

This week in Q&A: the future of "classic"! Does it have one? Disney Droids - should you wait for a trip next year? Well, I wouldn't. And some kinds of yellowing - you may or may not be able to clean up some recent figures a bit, but not many.

 

Also, happy Thanks giving shopping orgy week! Bring some mace and wear dirty laundry for safety. Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Cantina Twins, Rebels Toys, and Star Wars Posters

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 15, 2015

This week in Q&A: Posters! There aren't a lot of official movie posters floating around - will this change? And Rebels - we're going to get more, right? (Yes!) And The Tonnika Sisters - is there an update?

 

My mailbag is empty - so unless you have an inquiry, I get a vacation! Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Big Ships, Star Wars' Biggest Toys, and Other Sci-Fi Events This Week

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 8, 2015

This week in Q&A: Displaying your ships or tupperware bins. Which way will bring you eternal collector glory? Also, big stuff - where are the girls? Are we still in the 1990s paradigm? (Yes.) Also a brief diatribe on Slave Leia and Star Trek and short attention spans for you.

 

My mailbag is empty - so unless you have an inquiry, I get a vacation! Don't forget, send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: New Star Wars TIE Fighters, 3 3/4-Inch Black Series, and MicroMachines Aplenty

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, November 1, 2015

This week in Q&A: How many new TIE Fighters can we expect from the new movie? Maybe than you might realize! And MicroMachines figure packs - how about 'em? And those pesky Walmart Exclusive 3 3/4-inch Black Series Figures - what's up there? How many are we expecting so far... and what has shown up?

 

Don't forget, you can send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles, Mini Machine Madness, Lightsaber Change-O-Rama

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 25, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk New Hasbro Vehicles - are they really old Hasbro vehicles in disguise? And Overseas Toy Distribution - you probably know where we're going here. Also on deck, Lightsabers - are they changing right before our eyes? 

UPDATE: We got a pic of the new Slave I, thanks Yakface.com!

 

Oh, and they're also reissuing all the Star Wars score albums on vinyl in a big boxed set.

 

Don't forget, you can send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Creatures and Vehicles in Many Sizes (Mini Sizes)

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 18, 2015

This week in Q&A: Creatures! Why aren't they featured in the new line like some of the other movie launches? And Titaniums - are we talking about new molds, or are the ships the same as what Galoob sold 20 years ago? Finally, MicroMachines. Do they seem new to you?

 

Don't forget, you can send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Disney Issues Times Three, Ships, Droids, Star Wars Fun Galore

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 11, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk Disney Infinity. And Disney Astromech Droids. Also, does Disney pull the strings on figure case assortments? I swear, this is just a coincidence.

Bonus - impressions of the new Millennium Falcon, in some stores as of last week.

So send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Vehicles, Figure Findings, and LEGO Brick Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, October 4, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk Vehicles! Are we having problems? LEGO - why won't they sell you single figures? Is it a conspiracy? Kinda. And lastly, an old question I am just now getting to - and what it may mean for you getting figures you want throughout this holiday season.

 

So send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Stands, Star Wars Disney Droids, and TIE Fighter Stuff

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 27, 2015

This week in Q&A: Let's talk MicroMachines! Where are the stands? (And are you making any yourself?) Also Disney Droids - is that new four-pack a must-buy? And lastly TIE Fighter stuff - do you really need them all?

 

So send in your questions for next week. Read on!

Q&A: Star Wars Goes Back to Sleep, Target Audiences, and Old Tyme Toys

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 20, 2015

This week in Q&A: Distribution! But it's different this time. Is Disney aiming hard to ape the original 1977 and 1978 madness that birthed so many of us? Also action figures because people love those things.

 

You see where this is all going. So send in your questions for next week. Read on!