Generation X-Wing Podcast Episode 350 – Andor Episode 1-4 Part 1

I had the pleasure of joining the guys from Generation X-Wing to talk about the first four episodes of the Star Wars Disney Plus series, Andor. This is part one of that discussion with part two coming later this week. Click the above image to listen!

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return | Official Trailer | Disney+

Experience Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return. This special explores the return of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to the screen, as well as Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen to their classic roles. Director Deborah Chow leads the cast and crew as they create new heroes and villains that live alongside new incarnations of beloved Star Wars characters, and an epic story that dramatically bridges the saga films. The #DisneyPlusDay premiere of the behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Obi-Wan Kenobi starts streaming September 8 on Disney+.

Hasbro Reveals New Black Series Figures From Andor & Gaming Greats

Hasbro revealed six new additions to its Star Wars: The Black Series line over the last two days. The first four are inspired by the upcoming Disney Plus series, Andor. The other two figures come from the Gaming Greats Line. The figures look great and we hope to see similar announcements for The Vintage Collection at some point as well. Pre-order information is included in each figure’s description.

Thanks to Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan PMK for the press release and images!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CASSIAN ANDOR (ALDHANI MISSION)

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Fall 2022)

In an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue, Cassian Andor embarks on a path that will turn him into the rebel hero who will challenge the evil Galactic Empire! STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale CASSIAN ANDOR (ALDHANI MISSION) figure, inspired by the character’s appearance on Aldhani in the STAR WARS: ANDOR series. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order 10/6 at 10AM ET exclusively at Walmart, and part of Walmart’s Collector Con.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES IMPERIAL OFFICER (DARK TIMES)

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Fall 2022)

In an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue, Cassian Andor embarks on a path that will turn him into the rebel hero who will challenge the evil Galactic Empire! STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale IMPERIAL OFFICER (DARK TIMES) figure, inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: ANDOR series. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order 10/6 at 10AM ET exclusively at Walmart, and part of Walmart’s Collector Con.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES IMPERIAL OFFICER (FERRIX)

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Fall 2022)

In an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue, Cassian Andor embarks on a path that will turn him into the rebel hero who will challenge the evil Galactic Empire! STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale IMPERIAL OFFICER (FERRIX) figure, inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: ANDOR series. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order 9/23 at 9AM ET exclusively at Target.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES SHORETROOPER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Fall 2022)

In an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue, Cassian Andor embarks on a path that will turn him into the rebel hero who will challenge the evil Galactic Empire! STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale SHORETROOPER figure, inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: ANDOR series. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order 9/23 at 9AM ET exclusively at Target.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES GAMING GREATS BATTLE DROID

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Battle droids are no match for clone troopers or Jedi, but they weren’t designed to be smart—they were designed to overwhelm Republic civilians through sheer numbers, something they do very effectively. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale BATTLE DROID figure, inspired by the droid’s appearance in the STAR WARS: REPUBLIC COMMANDO video game. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with a unique weathered look and blaster accessory. Available for pre-order 9/15 at 11AM ET exclusively at GameStop as part of GameStop Collector Fest.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES GAMING GREATS ROCKET LAUNCHER TROOPER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Rocket Launcher Troopers are specialized Stormtroopers serving the Galactic Empire’s campaign over the galaxy. These deadly soldiers are armed with an RPS-6 smart rocket launcher, a long-range weapon that’s incredibly difficult to deflect. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale ROCKET LAUNCHER TROOPER figure, inspired by the character’s appearance in the STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER video game. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with an RPS-6 smart rocket launcher accessory. Available for pre-order 9/15 at 11AM ET exclusively at GameStop as part of GameStop Collector Fest.

Star Wars: Cassian Black Series Con Exclusive Revealed

Yesterday, news hit the interwebs of a convention exclusive set from The Vintage Collection featuring characters from The Mandalorian and now we have news (again, via Yakface.com) of what fans attending cons this summer can expect from The Black Series: Cassian Andor and droid, B2EMO. Both figures are from the upcoming DIsney Plus series, Andor. No word yet on pricing or availability.

Hasbro Obi-Wan Wednesday Reveals – Week 2

The Black Series 6-inch figures and Jedi Forge lightsabers are Hasbro’s offerings for this week’s “Obi-Wan Wednesdays.” Also, pre-orders for many of the figures announced at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim went live at 1PM EST. You can see those figures HERE and HERE.

Thanks to Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan PMK for the press release and images!

OFFICIAL PRODUCT IMAGES

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH BEN KENOBI (TIBIDON STATION) Figure

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH BEN KENOBI (TIBIDON STATION) figure inspired by the STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI series. OBI-WAN KENOBI is set years after the dramatic events of STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH where Kenobi faced the corruption of his friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring poseable head, arms, and legs, as well as premium deco, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 3 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order 6/2 at 1 p.m. ET exclusively on Target.com. Visit starwars.com for more Obi-Wan Wednesdays product reveals!

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES DARTH VADERFigure

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Spring 2023)

Fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES DARTH VADER figure inspired by the STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI series. OBI-WAN KENOBI is set years after the dramatic events of STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH where Kenobi faced the corruption of his friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring poseable head, arms, and legs, as well as premium deco, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure comes with 3 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order 6/2 at 1 p.m. ET on Hasbro Pulse and most major retailers. Visit starwars.com for more Obi-Wan Wednesdays product reveals!

STAR WARS: LIGHTSABER FORGE DARTH VADER EXTENDABLE LIGHTSABER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99/Available: Fall 2022)

Harness the power of the Force with the STAR WARS LIGHTSABER FORGE DARTH VADER EXTENDABLE LIGHTSABER, featuring entertainment-inspired design and deco.

This customizable lightsaber features entertainment-inspired design and an extendable red blade that flicks open and collapses down. This set includes blade, cap, cover, and core that are compatible across the entire Star Wars Lightsaber Forge line to create 1000s of amazing combinations. (Total combinations includes all Lightsaber Forge products. Each sold separately and subject to availability.) Available for purchase 8/1 exclusively on Walmart.com. Visit starwars.com for more Obi-Wan Wednesdays product reveals!

STAR WARS: LIGHTSABER FORGE OBI-WAN KENOBI JEDI MASTER SET

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $44.99/Available: Fall 2022)

Harness the power of the Force with the STAR WARS LIGHTSABER FORGE OBI-WAN KENOBI JEDI MASTER SET, featuring character-inspired design and deco. This electronic lightsaber set features 8 parts – the blade, cap, cover, core, extra cap, extra cross-guard cap and 2 mini-blades.

With pieces that are compatible across the entire Star Wars Lightsaber Forge line, kids can mix-and-match to create, customize, and master 1000s of combinations. (Total combinations includes all Lightsaber Forge products. Additional Lightsaber Forge products each sold separately. Subject to availability.)  Available for purchase 8/1 exclusively on Target.com. Visit starwars.com for more Obi-Wan Wednesdays product reveals!