Bill, Chris, and Larry discuss the NECA SDCC pre-sale, Solo reactions, and the latest eBay coupon. They share some action figure news highlights, and review the SH Figuarts Tony Stark.
The hosts attempt to pre-order the NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles SDCC exclusive, finally share their reactions to Solo: A Star Wars Story, and discuss how they used the latest eBay coupon. In the news, The Vintage Collection SDCC, The Black Series General Veers, SH Figuarts MCU Falcon, new Bandai Astromech model kits, Kotobukiya X-Men Storm and Bishop, Stan Lee Build-A-Figure, and Hot Toys Solo Patrol Trooper are all coming down the pike. The episode 42 spotlight is on the SH Figuarts Tony Stark with power base.
DorkLair #42: Iron Man (SH Figuarts Tony Stark)
In episode forty-two, the NECA SDCC exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set sold out each day within three minutes. Find out how the DorkLair hosts fared in their attempts to order the set. Bill, Chris, and Larry have all now seen Solo: A Star Wars Story and can finally discuss their reactions together. eBay dropped one of their excellent 20% coupons last week, and the guys discuss their purchases.
In the news:
- SDCC Exclusive The Vintage Collection Dr. Aphra/BeeTee/Triple Zero 3-pack
- The Black Series General Veers
- SH Figuarts Falcon Bandai
- Bandai Astromech Model Kits at Tokyo Toy Show
- Kotobukiya 1990s X-Men Storm and Bishop
- Marvel Legends Build-A-Figure Stan Lee
- Hot Toys Solo Patrol Trooper
Come hang out with the DorkLair hosts and listeners in the RetroZap Discord server, and get up-to-the-minute action figure news and drama-free collecting chat. 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 figure this week is the SH Figuarts Tony Stark with power base. Hear Chris and Larry’s detailed review of the figure 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.