DorkLair #40: Hermit (SH Figuarts Luke TLJ)

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Bill and Larry read listener wish lists, recap the flood of Tamashii Comic Con SH Figuarts reveals, and review the SH Figuarts Luke TLJ version.

Chris takes a week off while Bill and Larry hold down the lair, sharing listener wishlists. Tamashii Comic Con brought a mother load of Star Wars SH Figuarts teases, and the news starts with a preview of some of the items expected to be on display, followed up by a supplementalpost-convention recording to share the deluge of items teased at the event. The episode 40 spotlight is on the Tamashii Exclusive SH Figuarts Luke TLJ version.

DorkLair #40: Hermit (SH Figuarts Luke TLJ)


In episode forty, the hosts discuss the success of the RetroZap discord server. It is fast becoming the very best place for positive, fun conversations on all things geek from Star Wars to Animaniacs. Join the party! Listeners write and call in with their wish lists of properties they want as premium six inch lines. In the news, the first Tamashii Comic Con is underway, and Bill and Larry start by previewing some items expected to debut at the event. Additionally Bill adds a supplemental post-event recording to recap the huge number of brand new SH Figuarts teases, including highlights like Yoda, Jar Jar Binks, Jawas, and Emperor Palpatine. Email the show at or call 413-337-1138 with chat topics and news you’d like the hosts to discuss. The feature figure this week is SH Figuarts Luke TLJ. Hear Bill 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.

DorkLair #40: Hermit (SH Figuarts Luke TLJ)

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