Tag: Kenner

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2019
RARE STAR WARS (1977 – 1985) ACTION FIGURES ARE AMONG ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR BIDDERS WITH THE HIGHEST ESTIMATE AT $25,000 – $30,000 OTHER ORIGINAL TOYS & COLLECTIBLES ON OFFER INCLUDE:    – SPIDER MAN (1977) – GI. JOE (1982) – INDIANA JONES (1984) – TRANSFORMERS (1987) – TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (1988)   THE AUCTION…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2018
New York, NY | December 3, 2018 – The Toy Association announced today that it will induct the late Stan Lee, former editor-in-chief, publisher, and chairman of Marvel Comics, Brian Goldner, chairman & CEO of Hasbro, and the late Joe Mendelsohn, president of Kenner Products into the esteemed Toy Industry Hall of Fame. These individuals were…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2018
As you may recall over the past 2 years, Honda has relied on stop motion animation and vintage toys to help promote their holiday sales for the past seasons.  This formula must be working for them as they are back this year with round 3.  Their new commercial for 2018 features the old Kenner 6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2018
There’s a new podcast in town done by a couple of buddies of our that we recommend you check out.  It’s called “How Do Ya Figure?” with Blake and Justin. Here’s the description from iTunes: Action figures and toys preserve our passions in a physical form. Every Wednesday Justin and Blake interview their guest about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2018
3.75” Star Wars Collector Enamel Pins Just for Comic Con 2018 we are kicking off a brand new scale of collector enamel pins! At SDCC we are debuting our 3.75” Collector Scale enamel pins, and what else is 3.75” that we love? Vintage Star Wars figures!  These high quality, cloisonné hard enamel pins are a…

 

by AFi Admin
June 26, 2018
You kids today with your @hulu , your streaming and your @amazonprimenow ! Back in my day if you wanted to see your favorite movie at home you had to use one of these! And crank it yourself! #kidstoday #kennermovieviewer #kenner Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
June 3, 2018
This year is the 35th anniversary of #starwars #returnofthejedi . How time flies! #vintage #kenner Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
June 3, 2018
I don’t care what anyone else says – it was exactly the Star Wars movie I’ve been waiting for with aliens, Droids and FUN. #Vintage #kenner #soloastarwarsstory Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2018
We’re excited to announce the opening of our 2018 NECA CLUB x ALIEN program for our most loyal Alien action figure fans. This year’s club begins with the Aliens Series 13 figures. Buy all the 7” Club-offered Alien action figures through the NECA CLUB x ALIEN website, and you’re eligible for a cool year-end exclusive…

 

by AFi Admin
January 24, 2018
Finally spotted these @walmart vintage-esque #kenner #starwars glasses. I was surprised they were shot glass sized. I wish they had some better attention to detail when they were created. Too many lazy, sloppy mistakes for me to spend $8 Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Yesterday, Gentle Giant Ltd. announced a week long sale that featured 30% off of their awesome 12″ Jumbo action figures for DC Super Powers and Marvel Secret Wars.  If you have ever been interested in those large scale figures but were put off by the price this sale is for you.  Plus you can save…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2017
My friend Philip Reed is finishing up his 9th self published book about toys, and it’s live now on Kickstarter.  The best news it that it’s already fully funded so there’s no nailbiting on whether it will happen or not.   You have 14 more days to head over to the Kickstarter campaign and reserve your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2017
Finding wave 1 of Hasbro’s new, vintage-inspired “original 12″ Star Wars Black Series 6” figures has been a bit more difficult than many of us anticipated.   With that in mind, EntertainmentEarth.com has now put wave 2 up for pre-order if you would like to save yourself some frustrations on completing that wave.  They will just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2017
It’s #AlienDay426! We’re excited to reveal our 2017 Alien Day exclusive – a special limited edition tribute to the classic Kenner Vasquez figure from the early ’90s! Full description below – available exclusively online at: http://bit.ly/2p1Wj0p Private Jenette Vasquez comes with knife, sheath and pulse rifle accessories. The 7” scale figure features the likeness of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2017
I’ve been a collector of Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbo Star Wars line for many years.  The releases have slowed a bit lately, but the line is still going and I’m always happy to add a new character to my collection.  I was excited today to get the email announcing the newest addition to the line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
  In 1979, Kenner released an 18-inch Alien for the ALIEN film and that toy became one of the most sought after ALIEN collectibles.  Last year at San Diego Comic-Con, Super7 unleashed the imagined successor to that original toy with the Super Size 18-inch Alien Warrior Prototype from the 1986 sequel ALIENS. Now the war against…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2017
Today Gentle Giant LTD took to their social media channels and posted an update on their upcoming/up for pre-order Jumbo Greedo action figure.  This will be the second time that GG will release a Jumbo Greedo figure, however this time he will come on a Power of the Force card with a bonus Jumbo coin….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2017
This week on AquaMonday we take a look at one of Kotobukiya’s latest offerings- the next in their line of 1:10th scale DC Comics ARTFX+ statues that pay tribute to the vintage Kenner Super Powers action figure.   Fortunately for me there’s an Aquaman in the first wave! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2016
One of my most anticipated lines of the year is NECA’s Aliens Wave 10, which is the first of the vintage Kenner tribute wave.  NECA just announced this wave is shipping out this week and should be in stores soon.  While we wait for it to arrive NECA has posted a ton of these new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2016
Exciting New Book Dedicated to Infamous Old Toy. December 14, 2016. Melbourne, Australia: HIDEOUS PLASTIC – In stores everyone can hear you scream is a non-fiction book scheduled for release in late 2017. The book is an extensively detailed investigation into the history, maintenance and continuing legacy of the notorious 18 inch tall Kenner ALIEN…

 

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