Bill, Chris, and Larry recap some action figure news including The Black Series, The Vintage Collection, SH Figuarts, Mythic Legions, and Mezco One:12, then review the SH Figuarts Sith Speeder.
Bill, Chris, and Larry share the latest action figure news and review the new SH Figuarts vehicle. The Black Series is going deluxe with a newly painted and accessorized Stormtrooper. The Vintage Collection wave one is now in stock on the Hasbro Toy Shop. A teaser is up for a new SH Figuarts Iron Man. Black Series Admiral Piett will be an online exclusive. And Mezco announced their first Marvel Netflix figure. The episode 38 spotlight is on the SH Figuarts Sith Speeder.
DorkLair #38: Bloodfin (SH Figuarts Sith Speeder)
In episode thirty-eight, the hosts react to some as-of-yet unconfirmed Star Wars feature film news uncovered by our friends at FanthaTracks.com. Find out who’s seeing Solo when. And hear the store report from the Mythic Legions in stock sale. In the news YakFace revealed a new Black Series deluxe Stormtrooper with battle damage paint and explosion effects. If you’re still looking for The Vintage Collection wave one, it’s now available on HasbroToyShop.com. SH Figuarts Iron Man MK-7 teaser has been making the rounds. Black Series Admiral Piett will be an online exclusive. And Mezco announced their first Marvel Netflix figure, John Bernthal’s Punisher. Email the show at [email protected] or call 413-337-1138 with chat topics and news you’d like the hosts to discuss. The feature vehicle this week is SH Figuarts Sith Speeder. Hear Bill, Chris, and Larry’s impressions on the latest episode of the DorkLair!
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The DorkLair is a 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.