LEGO Star Wars Assault on Hoth 75098

assaultonhothlegosetOne of the iconic scenes in Star Wars:  The Empire Strikes Back was the battle on the snowy planet Hoth.  This big set Assault on Hoth 75098 features the Rebel Echo base and various modular sections.  It comes with 2 vehicles:  the Snowspeeder and Speederbike.  The set includes the 2 animals:  the Tauntaun and a Wampa.  There’s also 15 minifigures in the set: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Toryn Farr, Rebel Officer, Wes Janson, Wedge Antilles, K-3PO, R3-A2, 5 Rebel troopers and 2 Snowtroopers.  JangBricks reviews the brand new set for 2016.

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itty bittys Star Wars Hoth Collector Set

starwars4packplushyWith a slew of Star War toys out there on the retail shelf this year, if you’re looking for something cute and plushy, then check out this Hallmark exclusive set, The itty bittys Star Wars Hoth Collector Set.

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Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight

lukeskywalkerI recently had spare time to review a bunch of books and stuff, and one on the list is from Disney Worldwide Publishing, Star Wars:  The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight.  What a novel approach to this book project, take the original Star Wars concept art from Ralph McQuarrie and tie-in the 3 movies:  A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi into one book.

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75059 LEGO Sandcrawler

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I remember when the first LEGO Star Wars products were released and I was hooked and addicted like a madman.  I had to get this, get that, and this one.  My wallet was busting, but now as I’m older and much wiser when paycheck funds going into more important stuff, I’m a little more picky of what I want and I do want this!  The 75059 LEGO Sandcrawler from Star Wars:  Episode IV – A New Hope.

“The Star Wars” Rough Draft by Dark Horse Comics

the star warsWTF – Is George Lucas re-releasing another Blu-Ray cut of the Star Wars Trilogy with additional scenes and new 3D effects?  Nope.  This time, Dark Horse Comics is publishing the original “Star Wars” rough draft by George Lucas before the mega-iconic 1977 hit film Star Wars.

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Flashback: The Muppet Show (1976-1980)

muppet showThe Muppet Show, produced by puppeteer Jim Henson, was a vaudeville-esque variety show that brought a host of lovable characters for child and adult, alike.

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