These are the first action figures released for “Star Wars.”
These are the first action figures released for “Star Wars.” Rick Bentley/The Fresno Bee
These are the first action figures released for “Star Wars.” Rick Bentley/The Fresno Bee
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

Daily dispatches as we approach the premiere of "The Force Awakens"

Nothing compares to early action figure hunt

September 15, 2015 06:48 PM

UPDATED September 16, 2015 01:48 AM

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Rick Bentley, The Bee's movie critic and "Star Wars" insider, is piloting a 7-days-a-week journey to "The Force Awakens" premiere Dec. 18. Movie clips, fan videos, news and celebrity interviews -- you'll see it here first, along with invitations to share your "Star Wars" stories. Strap in, Nerf herders!