Episode #73: Force Friday – Substance or Spectacle?

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The Realm Recap is back after an extended break, but in our absence, plenty of news broke by way of crowd sourcing as Force Friday product continues to leak on to store shelves. We take a look at the latest reveals as well as our thoughts on the planned 18-hour  global “unboxing” event from Disney/Lucasfilm. Officially, Disney did release their Infinity 3.0 system and the reviews are generally very positive. We close things out with a discussion on the new micro teaser Lucasfilm released via Instagram, Topps Trading Card app praises and our latest toys acquisitions. All this and much more on Episode #73 of The Realm Recap!

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Sponsor News: K & C Collectibles

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K & C Collectibles has added New Star Wars Force Awakens 3 3/4″ and 6″ Action Figures.  New Hot Wheel Die Cast vehicles and Micro Machines.  Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.

Force Awakens 6″ Black Series
#01 – Finn (Jakku)
#02 – Rey (Jakku) & BB-8
#03 – Kylo Ren
#04 – First Order Stormtrooper
#05 – Chewbacca

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Episode 457: Star Wars Action News 10th Anniversary from Wizard World Chicago

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A long time ago…on a web site far, far away
Ten years ago, August 30, 2005, two Star Wars collectors released the world’s first podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting:  Star Wars Action News.  From the Revenge of the Sith line through The Black Series, and even looking back at Vintage and 90s toys, Marjorie and Arnie have covered it all.
This episode celebrates the milestone, bringing in Star Wars Action News team members Arnie, Marjorie, Brock, Jerry, Daryl, Andrew, and others as they look forward to a new era of Star Wars collecting with The Force Awakens!
Join them as they talk Wizard World Chicago, leaked images of The Force Awakens toys and figures, and their plans for next week’s Force Friday event!

Star Wars Force Friday Preview

The next generation of Star Wars toys, collectibles, books, and apparel is in range!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will land in our galaxy on September 4, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. — “Force Friday” — with stores around the world opening their doors at midnight for a special celebration of all things Star Wars. It will be a day long remembered. Click on through for the complete press release.

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Funko POP! Figures Leaked at Target Reveals Exclusive Kylo Ren

Twitter follower @StudShooter managed to find a shelf full of Funko’s POP! figures for The Force Awakens which revealed Target will be having an exclusive Kylo Ren figure. A few quick images of the exclusive were taken to also reveal that Target’s version (#77) is a hood down variant while the standard release (#60) is a hood up version. Both should be available at Target on Force Friday.

No Bothans died to bring you this information, only an unsuspecting Target “red shirt”.

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