Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 13, 2022, or: Amazon Delivers, USPS Does Not

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, January 13, 2022. It is a chilly – but not freezing – winter day in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 69˚F (20˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 70% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 3 MPH (5Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 13, 2022, or: Amazon Delivers, USPS Does Not”

Star Wars Toys & Collectibles Review: ‘Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Hoth) Action Figure (Archive /Lucasfilm Ltd. 50th Anniversary Collection)’

There’s a meteorite that hit the ground near here. I want to check it out. It won’t take long. – Luke Skywalker, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Luke Skywalker (Hoth) – Star Wars The Black Series Archive/Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary Collection Action Figure On January 20, 2021, Hasbro released a 6-inch scale LukeContinue reading “Star Wars Toys & Collectibles Review: ‘Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Hoth) Action Figure (Archive /Lucasfilm Ltd. 50th Anniversary Collection)’”

Star Wars Toys & Collectibles Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Aurra Sing 6-inch Scale Action Figure

AURRA SING: A feared bounty hunter known for her chalk-white skin and built-in comlink antenna, Aurra Sing was an expert sniper and trained assassin who would work for anyone who paid her.  – Hasbro packaging blurb, Star Wars The Black Series: Aurra Sing  On October 1, 2021, Hasbro released Star Wars The Black Series: Aurra Sing,Continue reading “Star Wars Toys & Collectibles Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Aurra Sing 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks 6-inch Scale Action Figure Review

A clumsy, well-meaning Gungan outcast on Naboo, Jar Jar Binks struggled to prove his worth throughout his life. – Character biographical blurb, Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks On January 21, 2021, Hasbro released a new deluxe figure, Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks in the new-style packaging for the 6-inchContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks 6-inch Scale Action Figure Review”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Padmé Amidala 6-Inch Scale Action Figure

Anakin: You call this a diplomatic solution? Padmé: No, I call it aggressive negotiations. – Dialogue from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones The Figure Padmé Amidala was a courageous, hopeful leader, serving as Queen and then Senator of Naboo – and was also handy with a blaster. Despite her ideals and all she didContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Padmé Amidala 6-Inch Scale Action Figure”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure

Disclaimer: All images here are from the Hasbro Pulse website and are not my own work. Photo Credit: Hasbro, Inc. Copyright and trademarks are owned by Hasbro and Lucasfilm Ltd. As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Director Krennic is obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project. A cruelContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure

Princess Leia Organa helped the rebels organize a plan to destroy the Empire’s new Death Star: knocking out the space station’s shield generator on Endor. – Character description blurb, Princess Leia Organa (Endor) In the summer of 2020, Rhode Island-based toy and game maker Hasbro released Princess Leia Organa (Endor), a six-inch scale action figureContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure”

Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Gathering the Endor Variants of Luke, Leia, and Han Together (& Other Observations)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, April 23, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 50% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 11 MPH (18 KM/H), the heat index is 83˚F (28˚C). It’s hotter than the forecast highContinue reading “Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Gathering the Endor Variants of Luke, Leia, and Han Together (& Other Observations)”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Luke Skywalker (Endor) Action Figure

“I’m endangering the mission. I shouldn’t have come.” Utilizing stolen schematics, the Rebel Alliance formulated a plan to destroy the new Death Star. Luke Skywalker joined his friends for this mission to Endor. – Hasbro character blurb on the package, Luke Skywalker (Endor) On April 20, 2020, Hasbro released Star Wars The Black Series: LukeContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Luke Skywalker (Endor) Action Figure”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Chewbacca & C-3PO Deluxe Set

I thought that hairy beast would be the end of me. Of course I’ve looked better. – C-3PO, referring to his misadventures with Chewbacca, to R2-D2, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back On December 9, 2019, Hasbro released its exclusive-to-Amazon Deluxe Figures set Star Wars The Black Series Chewbacca & C-3PO, which foreshadowedContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Chewbacca & C-3PO Deluxe Set”