‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Sith Jet Trooper 6-inch Scale Action Figure

Soldier of the Final Order Protecting the skies over Exegol as the Sith Fleet launches are elite airborne soldiers, the next step beyond the standard jetpack-equipped stormtrooper. With intense training and advanced gear, the Sith jet trooper is an intelligent airborne projectile capable of devastating rapid strikes – Pablo Hidalgo, Star Wars: The Rise ofContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Sith Jet Trooper 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Lando Calrissian (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)

Lando Calrissian: Smuggler, Cardplayer, Scoundrel….. On June 22, 2020, Rhode Island-based toymaker Hasbro, Inc. released Star Wars The Black Series Lando Calrissian (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure), one of a wave of new or repackaged 6-inch scale figures featuring characters from director Irvin Kershner’s Star Wars Episode V: The Empire StrikesContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Lando Calrissian (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Rebel Trooper Action Figure

Drawn from many homeworlds and species, Rebel troopers were the Alliance’s front-line soldiers in the war against the Empire. They defended the Alliance’s leaders on countless worlds and during many operations, changing uniforms and tactics to meet each challenge. ﹘ Packaging blurb, Star Wars: The Black Series #69 Rebel Trooper Hasbro introduced the 69th Star Wars The BlackContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Rebel Trooper Action Figure”

Book Review: Marvel Comics ‘Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope’ (Remastered 2015 Edition)

Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope Based on a screenplay by George Lucas Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas Artist: Howard Chaykin Consulting Editor (1977): Archie Goodwin Cover Artist (2015): Adi Granov The original comic adaptation of the greatest space-fantasy film of all is remastered for the modern age! Weeks before George Lucas’ first Star WarsContinue reading “Book Review: Marvel Comics ‘Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope’ (Remastered 2015 Edition)”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Darth Vader (Star Wars 40th Anniversary) and Legacy Pack

Darth Vader The Emperor’s Sinister Agent In early April of 2017, shortly after introducing the first five Star Wars The Black Series 40th Anniversary figures[1] to commemorate the Ruby Anniversary of George Lucas’ original Star Wars (aka Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), Hasbro released its Star Wars The Black Series Darth Vader (StarContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Darth Vader (Star Wars 40th Anniversary) and Legacy Pack”

Thoughts on a Rainy Wednesday Afternoon: June 10, 2020

Midweek Musings Well, it’s late afternoon on Wednesday, June 10 as I sit in my corner of Florida and finally get started on a blog post. I usually start working on my blogs – either here or on Blogger – in the morning, but today…not so much. I woke up tired and foggy-brained – aContinue reading “Thoughts on a Rainy Wednesday Afternoon: June 10, 2020”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Star Wars 40th Anniversary Figure)

From Farm Boy to Hero of the Rebellion In the spring of 2017, in anticipation of the 40th Anniversary of the theatrical premiere of George Lucas’s Star Wars (aka Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), Hasbro, Inc. of Pawtucket (RI) released its first wave of Star Wars The Black Series 40th Anniversary 6-inch scaleContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Star Wars 40th Anniversary Figure)”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars 40th Anniversary Figure)

Princess, Diplomat, and Rebel Fighter On April 21, 2017, Hasbro, Inc. of Pawtucket, RI released Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars 40th Anniversary), one of an initial series of 12 Star Wars The Black Series 6-inch scale action figures sold in “Kenner” branded packaging based on the original 1978 cardbacks used for Kenner Toys’ 3.75-inch scaleContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars 40th Anniversary Figure)”

Sunday Thoughts for June 7, 2020

Hi there, Dear Reader. I hope all’s well with you, wherever you may be on this Sunday in June, 2020. Here in my corner of Florida it’s just past two on a cloudy and rainy afternoon; Tropical Storm Cristobal is churning out in the Gulf of Mexico, and though it is further north from whereContinue reading “Sunday Thoughts for June 7, 2020”

Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’

Hi there! Welcome to the Saturday, June 6, 2020 edition of A Certain Point of View, Too, my newish blog here on WordPress. It’s been a gray and stormy Florida day; we’re into the first month of the 2020 hurricane season, after all, as well as the second of the wet season here in theContinue reading “Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’”