Duncan Jenkins and James Burns took a break from their LEGO panel to talk about another passion of theirs, Hallmark Collectibles. Read on to find out what they discussed during the panel.
The panel began with a brief history of Hallmark, after it was pointed out that it has been two decades since the first Hallmark collectible was released, with the Keepsake ornaments that debuted in 1996, although greeting cards from Hallmark's Shoebox imprint had been released two years earlier.
Here's the breakdown of ornaments over the years:
1996 - The first Keepsake ornament were the Millennium Falcon X-Wing, TIE Fighter and AT-AT
1997 - C-3PO & R2-D2, Darth Vader and Yoda, with Luke Skywalker (Dagobah) being the first of the Collector's Series line
1998 - Bib Fortuna, Ewoks 3-Pack, X-Wing and Star Wars lunchbox and Princess Leia was the Collector's Series ornament. This was the final year where there was bilingual packaging for the Bib Fortuna and Princess Leia ornaments.
1999 - Chewbacca, Darth Vader's TIE Advanced x1, Han Solo, the Max Rebo band, Naboo N-1 Starfighter and Queen Amidala in her red gown as seen at the beginning of The Phantom Menace.
2000 - Darth Maul, Qui-Gon Jinn, Gungan Bongo, Ben Kenobi, Stormtrooper and Jedi Council
2001 - 'Battle of Naboo' featuring Droid Control Ship, Naboo N-1 Starfighter and Vulture Droid, The Empire Strikes Back lunchbox and thermos, Jar Jar Binks, Naboo Royal Starship, R2-D2 and Anakin Skywalker (Podracing outfit)
2002 - Darth Vader, Death Star II, Jango Fett, Luke Skywalker (ROTJ), Obi-Wan Kenobi (AOTC), Slave I (AOTC)
2003 - C-3PO, Clone Trooper 2-Pack (AOTC), Jedi Master Yoda (AOTC), Padme Amidala (AOTC), TIE Fighter
2004 - Anakin Skywalker (AOTC), Chewbacca and C-3PO (ESB), Star Destroyer and Blockade Runner (ANH), Star Wars Theater One Sheet
2005 - Anakin's Jedi Starfighter, Clone Trooper Lieutenant (Blue), Darth Vader (ESB), Princess Leia (ROTJ), TIE Advanced x1 and Millennium Falcon 2-Pack
2006 - Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi (ROTS), Asajj Ventress, Anakin Skywalker and Yoda (The Clone Wars - Tartakovsky), Imperial AT-AT and Rebel Snowspeeder, Luke Skywalker and Yoda (Dagobah Training)
2007 - 'A Jedi Legacy Revealed' featuring C-3PO, Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi, R2-D2 and Jawa, 'The Adventure Begins' featuring the Millennium Falcon over Tatooine, and Tusken Raider, which saw a limited release
2008 - Emperor Palpatine, Emperor's Royal Guard, Imperial Shuttle, Death Star II and Star Destroyer, 'The Final Confrontation' featuring Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker (ROTJ)
2009 - 'A Deadly Duel' scene featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn and Darth Maul, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano Miniature 2-Pack (TCW), Greed, Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise), Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder, and the Shock Trooper/Utapau Shadow Trooper 2-Pack, which was the first event exclusive, and was available at that year's SDCC with an edition size of 700
2010 - Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite Miniature 2-Pack, 'His Master's Bidding' featuring Emperor Palpatine, K-3PO and R-3PO (SDCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 1,000, Lando Calrissian, Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot), Master Yoda and Captain Rex Miniature 2-Pack and Rebel Snowspeeder
2011 - Bossk, IG-88 and Dengar (SDCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 1,000, Jedi Master Yoda (ESB), R2-Q5 and R2-A3 (NYCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 800, 'Showdown at the Cantina' featuring Han Solo and Greedo, Slave I (ESB) and LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader
2012 - 4-LOM and Zuckuss (SDCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 1,000, Darth Vader Holiday Edition Peekbuster, General Grievous, 'Han Solo to the Rescue' (ESB), LEGO Star Wars Imperial Stormtrooper, Momaw Nadon, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ponda Baba with severed arm (Celebration VI Exclusive) with an edition size of 2,000, Sith Apprentice Darth Maul (TPM) and TIE Interceptor
2013 - AT-ST, 'At Jabba's Mercy' featuring Jabba the Hutt and C-3PO on throne, Princess Leia as Boushh, Jango Fett, Wicket and Teebo 2-Pack, 'Wrath of Rancor' featuring Luke Skywalker (SDCC/NYCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 1,800 and LEGO Star Wars Yoda
2014 - LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett, Cantina Band, Sandcrawler, Scout Trooper, 'The Rise of Lord Vader' (ROTS), Wampa (SDCC/NYCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 1,800 and McQuarrie-inspired Yoda Holiday Edition Peekbuster
2015 - Admiral Ackbar (ROTJ), 'An Epic Vision' - McQuarrie's Starkiller/Darth Vader (Celebration Exclusive) with an edition size of 2,000, C-3PO and R2-D2 (ANH), Captain Phasma (TFA), Darth Vader Holiday Edition, Kylo Ren (TFA), 'There is No Try' featuring Luke Skywalker and Yoda (ESB), U-3PO and R5-D4 (SDCC/NYCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 4,500, Y-Wing Starfighter and Zeb Orrelios (SWR)
2016 - 'Beginnings' - McQuarrie Boba Fett (SDCC/NYCC Exclusive) with an edition size of 3,350, Death Star Tree Topper, Imperial Stormtrooper helmet, 'Royal or Rebel?' (ANH), Death Trooper (RO), BB-8 (TFA), Han Solo (TFA) and T-70 X-Wing Fighter (TFA)
2017 - Darth Vader helmet, First Order Riot Trooper, Luke Skywaker (TFA), TIE Advanced, Death Star and Darth Vader vs Obi-Wan (ANH)
Attendees to this panel were also given one of several different Hallmark buttons.
The Rancor Keeper was the Star Tot given out at this panel, sponsored by Luis C. Natali and Yancy Baer.