Ed Squair – Part 2: Star Wars, Comic Books and Restaurant Row

We are back again with Ed Squair where we finish our conversation on his projects while working for Disney, what he is up to next and his fascinating #StarWars and La Cienega’s Restaurant Row collections.

WORKING FOR DISNEY & BEYOND

How to reboot a show right: Warner Brothers show “The Flash”, by Barry Allen

 

His new venture specializing in producing animated and live action branded content.
www.paperislandstudio.com

 

What is a Rosetta Stone?
The Rosetta Stone is a granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree written in 3 different languages which provided a key to the modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta_Stone

COLLECTING

Ed comes from collector stock. Lyall A. Squair, Ed’s dad, held the largest private collection of Theodore Roosevelt memorabilia. He eventaully sold his entire collection to New York State Library. You can check it out here: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/mssc/tr/index.html

Ed’s mom also loved to collect. She preferred dolls, her favorites include Effanbee & Madame Alexander.

One of Ed’s collecting passions is Star Wars.

Ed's Star Wars Collection

Ed’s Star Wars Collection

Star Wars, Episode 7

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser #2 on Disney Video

Droid BB8 with R2D2

HUGE G.I. Joe collection for sale!!

GIANT G.I. Joe collection for sale

GIANT G.I. Joe collection for sale

 

Contact Ed at www.FanCollectorGeek.com if you are interested in buying, selling or trading with him.

Freak-a-zoid cartoon Warner Brother’s cartoon: “Ode to Leonard Nimoy”

Fantastic 4 Movie – Silver Surfer Official Trailer

Star Wars Early Bird Certificate Package

Star Wars Early Bird Certificate Package Early Bird Envelope from December 1977. This is what they sold for Christmas because they had no toys.

The Original 12 Backs - Star Wars action figure collection

Original Star Wars action figure collection

Ed’s Restaurant Row (La Cienega) Collection includes items from the following:

  • The Lobster Barrel
  • Tail of the Cock
  • Ed Debevic’s
  • Tiki
  • Gay 90s
  • Roaring 20s
  • Casa Cugat

ED’S LOS ANGELES

Best Comic Shop in LA – House of Secrets

House of Secrets is where Ed bumped into Frank Darabont the director of the Walking Dead.

House of Secrets is across the street from the Safari Inn
As seen as a setting in Florida in the movie Apollo 13 and Quentin Tarantino’s True Romance.

The Safari Inn

Evan Dorkin – comic book science fiction horror role play club

What’s the best place to find collectibles in Los Angeles? The Rose Bowl

Hard to go yard sale-ing in LA because you can never find a place to pull over in park. #OnlyinLA

4th of July tip: Check out a parking garage rooftop in Larchmont village, you can see fireworks all over Los Angeles.

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