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Posted by Adam on August 21, 2013 at 11:56 PM CST |
As we progress with the evolution of our pioneering Hasbro photo archive, we've made some changes to the landing page in an effort to clarify how the lines are defined for the modern age of Hasbro collecting. Read on for more details.
Posted by Rich on August 15, 2013 at 07:25 PM CST |
Amazon has given us an update on the status of their Hasbro exclusive Slave I vehicle. Click through for the latest details.

UPDATE: Slave I is now back in stock.
Posted by Rich on August 14, 2013 at 03:59 PM CST |
We're receiving reports that the first batch of Slave I vehicles shipped from Amazon continue to arrive in unprotected, damaged boxes. Readers are writing in to let us know that getting a replacement has been easy thanks to Amazon's friendly customer service, but it's come to our attention there may be another problem.
Posted by Rich on August 13, 2013 at 03:36 PM CST |
Amazon has reached out to us with an update on the shipping inconsistencies of their Hasbro exclusive Slave I. Moving forward all Slave I vehicles will ship with the white Hasbro-branded mailer and an outer shipping box. Anyone who received a Slave I that went out before the correction can request a replacement without question. If you are affected, contact Amazon Customer Service via phone at 1-888-280-3321 or chat from the site, explain the situation, and a replacement will be issued. There's no need to cancel orders, mark the order as a gift or otherwise. Even better, this situation has opened discussions at Amazon on re-examining how certain items, such as collectible toys, are shipped.
Posted by Adam on August 12, 2013 at 11:50 PM CST |
Following up on the horror show that we reported in our previous story, we have received some great news from Rebelscum forum member BobaFrank82, and some slightly-less great news from IndyCast correspondent Mitch Hallock. Follow the link below for the details.
Posted by D_Martin on August 12, 2013 at 02:06 PM CST |
With the Amazon Vintage Collection Slave I shipping, many collectors may have their hopes dashed when they open the door to find that it is being sent out without shipping box! Here's hoping that this image sent to us by Rebelscum reader Tim from Ellicott City, MD is a one off mistake and we aren't looking at the standard shipping procedure for this piece.
Posted by D_Martin on August 12, 2013 at 02:59 AM CST |
We have updated the The Vintage Collection of our Photo Archive with the Toys "R" Us exclusive X-Wing Fighter (Biggs Darklighter Red 3) vehicle. Follow the link above to have a closer look at this very cool new exclusive.
Posted by Rich on August 7, 2013 at 11:06 PM CST |
Hasbro's Vintage Collection Slave I starts shipping soon. Read on to find out when.
San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Next September marks the twentieth anniversary of Hasbro's Kenner The Power Of The Force action figure collection. The line introduced a new generation of children to the wonderful world of Star Wars toys and ushered in the modern collectibles we all enjoy today. Our ever-inquisitive Probe Droid is actively searching all corners of the galaxy to find out if there is interest in products that commemorate this very significant 1995 release.
I'd be into a Hasbro The Lost Line style assortment
I'd love to see Gentle Giant make a Jumbo Kenner 1995 Luke Skywalker
I'm behind both of these ideas!
I got started in 1995, but I have no interest in such a concept.
It isn't for me.
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