Bill and Chris discuss the SH Figuarts TFA Threepio announcement, the latest Haslab Sail Barge updates, and the Mezco One:12 Ghostbusters pre-order, then review MAFEX Boba Fett (016) from The Empire Strikes Back.
This week Bill and Chris cover collecting news including SH Figuarts TFA C-3PO, painted prototype and bonus Yakface for the HasLab Sail Barge, and the Deluxe Mezco One:12 Collective Ghostbusters box set. The episode 31 feature figure is MAFEX Boba Fett (016) from The Empire Strikes Back.
DorkLair #31: Bounty Hunter (MAFEX Boba Fett – ESB)
In episode thirty-one, Chris and Bill jump straight into the news with a variety of interesting announcements across numerous scales and properties. The Star Wars exclusive for Tamashii Comic Con will be SH Figuarts C-3PO with red arm from The Force Awakens. Yackface.com shared links to a former Kenner employee’s massive collection of unique items and prototypes. HasLab has updated their Sail Barge project with a painted prototype and exclusive Yakface cardback. Force Material‘s Baz McAlister interviewed Steven DeKnight and John Boyega from Pacific Rim for The Queensland Courier Mail. MAFEX announced John Wick, Kingsman, and Robocop 2 action figures. And finally, Pre-orders are now live for Mezco One:12 Collective Ghostbusters Deluxe Box Set. Email the show at email@example.com or call 413-337-1138 with chat topics and news you’d like the hosts to discuss. The feature figure this week is Medicom’s MAFEX Boba Fett (016) fromThe Empire Strikes Back. Hear Chris and Bill’s impressions on the latest episode of the DorkLair!
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The DorkLair is a Star Wars collecting podcast with emphasis on premium action figures. Host Bill Drewnowski has been collecting and following Star Wars SH Figuarts since 2015 when the line first began. Therefore it is a primary focus of his Star Wars collection. In each episode, Bill features one figure from his hobby room, the DorkLair, for discussion, review, and recommendation. Guests include members of the collecting community who share varying levels of interest in premium and import action figures.
Bill and guests sit down each week with figure in hand and the mission to appreciate the simple style and heroic action of the Star Wars SH Figuarts line in its entirety, one figure per episode. The DorkLair takes a look at all the hits and misses in the line, including honest criticism and which figures to skip completely. Meanwhile there is opportunity for comparison between other lines in similar scale including Hasbro’s The Black Series and Medicom’s MAFEX lines.
In addition to the feature figure, Bill and guests cover announcements, pre-orders, exclusives, new releases, collecting tips, and hunting strategies. From casual Black Series collectors looking to learn about imports for the first time, to SH Figuarts completionists seeking in-depth talk about their favorite releases, the DorkLair is a perfect place to enjoy import collecting.