New Store Hours
#1 – Big News, Toy Anxiety will now have Sunday hours beginning the first weekend in November. Starting on November 4th, Toy Anxiety will be open from Noon to 5:00pm MST. This is a permanent change for your shopping convenience!
Just Arrived. Robot Collection
#2 – We have acquired a nice collection of tin wind up robots including modern Billikens and many other reproduction robots of various sizes with various features. Come by and check them out!
Each year, we blog about all of the exclusive products that will be at SDCC this year. Last year we blogged about 108 SDCC exclusives and expect that number to be even higher this year. The Con is all sold out and is scheduled for July 12th through the 15th. So we are just getting started with this year’s list but check back every few days to see what has been added.
NOTE: If you are going to be selling exclusives at SDCC, please e-mail us pictures and information at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can include your merchandise in our blog. At the end of each blog will be a little exclusive button (see below) which will take your right back for easy navigation.
So stay tuned and we will keep you up-to-date on all thing San Diego Comic-Con.
WTFFriday, By Jesus Diaz
George Lucas Now Says That Han NEVER Shot First As He Shoves Star Wars 3D Down Your Throat
I hate history revisionists, but not as much as I hate George Lucas for making Han shoot last. Now, with Star Wars 3D coming, he’s now saying that the scene modification wasn’t a change. He claims that Han NEVER shot first:
The controversy over who shot first, Greedo or Han Solo, in Episode IV, what I did was try to clean up the confusion, but obviously it upset people because they wanted Solo [who seemed to be the one who shot first in the original] to be a cold-blooded killer, but he actually isn’t. It had been done in all close-ups and it was confusing about who did what to whom. I put a little wider shot in there that made it clear that Greedo is the one who shot first, but everyone wanted to think that Han shot first, because they wanted to think that he actually just gunned him down.
George, how do you have the thermal detonators to try to rewrite history in this way? Do you think we are stupid? Wasn’t it enough to paint that stupid laser blast coming at a stupid angle from Greedo? Do you really think that, if Greedo shot first, he would have missed Han at point blank?
No, George, you can draw all the lasers you want and add all the wider shots you want, but you can’t rewrite history. If Greedo had shot first in that scene setting you directed, Han would be dead, period. Nobody can miss at that distance. Not even a stormtrooper.
Thanks to the far out mind of comedian Steve Martin, atheists now have a hymn to sing.