159 episodes

The DorkLair is a Star Wars collecting podcast with emphasis on SH Figuarts and other import Star Wars action figures. Host Bill Drewnowski has been collecting and following Star Wars SH Figuarts since 2015 when the line first began, and it is the 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 Star Wars collecting community who share varying levels of interest in SH Figuarts and imports in general.

Bill and guests sit down each week with figure in hand with 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. Often 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.

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    • 4.7 • 41 Ratings

The DorkLair is a Star Wars collecting podcast with emphasis on SH Figuarts and other import Star Wars action figures. Host Bill Drewnowski has been collecting and following Star Wars SH Figuarts since 2015 when the line first began, and it is the 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 Star Wars collecting community who share varying levels of interest in SH Figuarts and imports in general.

Bill and guests sit down each week with figure in hand with 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. Often 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.

    Build Up (The Vintage Collection Din Djarin VC177)

    Build Up (The Vintage Collection Din Djarin VC177)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry share their reactions to the first two episodes of Wandavision, revisit the collecting week's news including Mezco, Hot Toys, Mythic Legions, and more. The spotlight figure this week is the The Vintage Collection Din Djarin VC177.
    Check out Bill's video review of the Mezco White Skull Agent on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: Exo-6 Lt. Commander Data (First Contact) Hot Toys Shoretrooper Squad Leader (Rogue One) Hot Toys Shoretrooper (Mandalorian) Hot Toys Dark Trooper (Mandalorian) Batman Supreme Knight Darkest Dawn Edition McFarlane Batman Beyond Mythic Legions Deluxe Orcs and Elves and crowdfunding for game Super7 Conan War Paint and Thulsa Doom 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.
    Other Links DorkLair logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel. DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Best of 2020 (Transformers Masterpiece MP-51 Arcee)

    Best of 2020 (Transformers Masterpiece MP-51 Arcee)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry share their picks for the best action figures of 2020 in a variety of categories, and revisit the collecting week's news including Mezco, Hot Toys, Storm Collectibles, and more. The spotlight figure this week is the Transformers Masterpiece MP-51 Arcee.
    Check out Bill's personal top 10 lists on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: Exo-6 Star Trek Sixth Scale Figures website launch Storm Collectibles Injustice Ares Mezco White Skull Agent Hot Toys Classic Spidey Hot Toys Iron Man Mk V Reissue Yakface rumor - Legends/EU characters coming in BS and TVC 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.
    Other Links DorkLair logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel. DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

    • 2 hr 16 min
    Bright Tree Hunter (The Black Series Teebo the Ewok)

    Bright Tree Hunter (The Black Series Teebo the Ewok)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry dig into Chapters 15 and 16 of The Mandalorian Season 2 and revisit the collecting week's news including ThreeZero, Hot Toys, Storm Collectibles, and more. The spotlight figure this week is The Black Series Teebo the Ewok.
    Check out Bill's video review of last week's feature figure on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: Black Series Bo-Katan Black Series Archive Trooper Wave Hot Toys Moff Gideon Hot Toys Transport Trooper ThreeZero Iron Man Mk43 Update: Storm Golden Axe Death Adder Update: ThreeZero Storm Shadow and Power Rangers Mafex Return of Superman and Endgame Thor 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.
    Other Links DorkLair logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel. DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Children of the Watch (Hot Toys Mandalorian TMS007)

    Children of the Watch (Hot Toys Mandalorian TMS007)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry attempt to wrangle the massive flood of Star Wars and Marvel content announcements before digging into Chapters 13 and 14 of The Mandalorian Season 2, and revisiting the collecting week's news including Mezco, Hot Toys, Mythic Legions, and more. The spotlight figure this week is the Hot Toys Mandalorian TMS007.
    Check out Bill's video review of this week's feature figure on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: Lucasfilm Announcements Mezco One:12 Collective Gomez: Clan of the Crimson Dragon Mezco One:12 Collective Predator Jungle Hunter Mezco Static-6 Conan Mafex Endgame Thor, Infinity War Dr. Strange, and The Boys:Homelander ThreeZero 1/6 Storm Shadow ThreeZero 1/6 Power Rangers Hot Toys DX Dark Knight Rises Storm Golden Axe Death Adder Boss Fight announces Popeye the Sailorman license Mythic Legions Illythia Wave preorder end date 1/8 SH Figuarts The Avengers Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, and Thor 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.
    Other Links DorkLair logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel. DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

    • 2 hr 12 min
    Insect Bruce Lee Fire Hands Guy (Mezco Gomez of Death)

    Insect Bruce Lee Fire Hands Guy (Mezco Gomez of Death)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry share recent pickups before discussing The Mandalorian Episodes 11 and 12 and revisiting the collecting week's news including Hasbro, Hot Toys, Mezco, and more. The spotlight figure this week is the Mezco Gomez of Death.
    Check out Bill's video review of this week's feature figure on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: Mythic Legions Illythia Wave Cosmic Legions Tease MAFEX TDKR Armored Batman MAFEX The Boys license Mezco One:12 Dr. Fate Mezco One:12 Ghost Rider and Hell Cycle Storm MK3 Unmasked Sub-Zero UK Preorders reveal NECA Defenders of the Earth Wave 1 Hot Toys Tusken Raider The Black Series Greef Karga The Black Series Moff Gideon The Black Series Kuiil The Vintage Collection Greef Karga The Vintage Collection The Child G.I. Joe Classified Lady Jaye G.I. Joe Classified Flint Mcfarlane DC Multiverse Death Metal Darkfather wave 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    To Nurse and Protect (S.H. Figuarts IG-11 Exclusive)

    To Nurse and Protect (S.H. Figuarts IG-11 Exclusive)

    Bill, Chris, and Larry share recent pickups before discussing The Mandalorian Episodes 9 and 10 and revisiting the collecting week's news including Hasbro, Hot Toys, Mezco, and more. The spotlight figure this week is the S.H. Figuarts IG-11.
    Check out Bill's video review of this week's feature figure on the DorkLair YouTube channel. "Master of the Hunt" will help collectors keep track of bargains, releases, restocks, and buy-nows. Don't forget to pick up your DorkLair t-shirt, available on TeePublic. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for daily photos, news and deals.
    In the news: HasLab Razor Crest final number and tiers The Vintage Collection Mandalorian (Beskar) The Black Series Remnant Trooper Figuarts Marvel Hot Toys 1/4 Mandalorian w/ The Child Deluxe Hot Toys 1/4 Mandalorian w/ The Child Hot Toys 1/4 The Child Mezco Slugfest drop Sentinel Miles Hot Toys Miles Mezo 5 Points Ultraman BBTS Exclusive Ultimates GitD Mumm-Ra 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. figure Email the show at podcast@dorklair.com with chat topics and news you'd like the hosts to discuss. And head over to the DorkLair YouTube channel for more action figure reviews.
    Other Links DorkLair logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel. DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

    • 1 hr 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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The Dork Lair

Intelligent discussion of toys with a positive, laidback atmosphere. Great listening material for photo shoots!

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Fantastic

Love the hosts and the show!

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They are good

The podcast is good on giving tips, updates upcoming sales or pre-orders and awesome reviews every episode. Bill, Chris and Larry express their love for figures from what they collect and overall. this is my no.1 collecting podcast and should be yours too.

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