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This week on TOY RUN, the hosts continue their coverage of Han Solo figures and toys that are set to drop on Solo Friday! New reveals from Jakks Pacific, Hasbro, Bandai and even some hints from Disney are covered in the show. Plus thoughts on the latests official trailer, posters and advertisements from Solo’s promotional partners and lots of TR Nation happenings, the Toy Roundown of the News and what Jake and Criz Bee have found this week on their toy runs round out Episode 105 of TOY RUN, your weekly action figure and Star Wars news podcast! Listen now and subscribe!
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This week on TOY RUN, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens pay tribute to Toys'R'Us.com with a moment of silence and they review the first wave of The Vintage Collection figures. Jabba’s Sail Barge continues to stay in the news as it enters its last few days of its HasLab campaign and the hosts discuss new information which was revealed through a JediBusiness.com google hangout with the Star Wars brand team. In addition Jake and Criz Bee talk about the new BluRay Star Wars action figure covers and they share some thoughts about FigureShield, the premium way to protect carded Vintage Collection figures. Toy Run listeners will get the chance to save some money on FigureShield clamshells with an exclusive promo code given out during the show and listeners can win a digital download code for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. All of this, plus the Toy Rundown of the News, TR Nation on Facebook coverage and what was found on this week’s toy runs and tons more figure talk on Episode #103 of TOY RUN: The Star Wars Action Figure Cast! Subscribe, subscribe, subscribe and please leave a 5 star review on iTunes!
While on a Toy Run yesterday we took some pictures of a local Toys'R'Us store in the Seattle, WA area. There was a ton of old stock still sitting on the shelves, including the Force Awakens Millennium Falcon, Tie Fighters from The Force Awakens and TFA basic assortment figures. There were still lots of Black Series 6" Constable Zuvios, Finns, Guavian Enforcers, Jyn Ersos and Cassian Endors (Eadu) figures, but at least they were 40% off. The 40th Anniversary figures were nowhere to be found with the exception of the Legacy Vader pack. The AT-ACT vehicle from the Rogue One toy line was marked as "clearance", but still cost $249.99.
What do the shelves look like in your area?