Tag: Kenner

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2016
Today our friends at Gentle Giant announced their first SDCC 2016 exclusive!  The return of Jumbo Tatooine Luke! Because YOU demanded it; the long sold out “Farm Boy Luke” is available again. Now with paint and packaging matching the original 1983 Return of the Jedi action figure. This low run edition was made for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2016
Some properties are so toy-ettic you just know they will have a toy line made for it.  As a kid one of the most desired movie-based toy lines for me was Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.   However, no matter how hard I looked around back in 1982, there was next to NOTHING for me to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2016
Three new products are solicited today from the gang at Gentle Giant from across the spectrum of their licenses.  These items are available for pre-order now and will be shipping in Q1 of 2017.    We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the Super Powers Joker jumbo! PRODUCT: Super Powers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2016
Our old friend Philip Reed at battlegrip.com is at it again with another great book about the history of Kenner’s Star Wars figures now on Kickstarter.  This new book focuses on the old print ads for Star Wars figures. Check out the details of the project below:   About this project Collect These Figures and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2016
A few weeks back Gentle Giant teased us with silhouettes of their 2016 Premier Guild exclusive offerings. Now they have revealed the line up, and if you are already a member you can pre-order your 2016 gift and any of the other exclusives that you’d like. If you are NOT a Premier Guild member yet,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2016
#AlienDay426 is almost here! To mark the out-of-this-world global celebration of the ALIEN franchise, be sure to pick up our 7” Alien Day Exclusive Kenner Tribute Ripley Action Figure with Mini-Comic! We’ve got all the details you’ll need below (as well as a sweet photo gallery). AVAILABILITY IN STORE: Available only in Toys R Us…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2016
Our friends over at Gentle Giant ltd have given us an exclusive window to debut the first look upcoming April solicitations!  Three great new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2016
Six new products are being announced/solicited from the gang at Gentle Giant that will be available in Q4 this year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including the regular Spider-Man in their Secret Wars jumbo line and the both the Dynamic Duo in their Super Powers Jumbo line!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2016
Four new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant at the end of 2016 from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including a new Secret Wars figure and the return of their Star Wars Jumbos! PRODUCT: ROTJ Luke Skywalker Jumbo Figure   Inspired by the Kenner…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
Since it’s Christmas Eve it’s only right that we do some unboxings!  We have 3 new unboxing videos for you today. First up we have the 2015 Premiere Guild exclusive Star Wars Jumbo Salacious Crumb from Gentle Giant.   As you know Gentle Giant is now famous for hiding miniature surprises in their holiday items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2015
I saw this on Kickstarter today and thought it might be of interest to AFi readers: The Outer Realm book will be the first Star Wars collectible book focusing entirely and in depth on the subject of vintage era unlicensed Star Wars toys from 1977 and on. With few notable exceptions we will not be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
It’s never been a big secret in the collecting world that musician and actor Rick Springfield had an impressive collection of vintage Kenner Star Wars figures, but I think this is one of the first times he has shown it anywhere in public.   This week Rolling Stone caught up with Springfield and he opened…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2015
Coming to comic book shops this month is the new DC Collectibles Roxy Rocket deluxe action figure from ‘The New Batman Adventures.’  DCC brings us the first EVER Roxy Rocket figure, filling a 20+ year old hole that Kenner/Hasbro never filled in their Batman Animated line.  Not only do you get the figure and episode…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2015
Force Friday has come and gone.  How many Dans attended their local events and what did they pick up? Also New York Comic Con was the other week at the Javits Center and there was a TON of new toy goodness what were the favorites of the Legion? Listen to episode 5 and find out!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2015
The folks over at Figures Toy Company gave us fans a little tease today of the work-in-progress prototypes for their ReMego 8″ retro action figures:   Get your first look at prototype images for our DC Comics SUPER POWERS SERIES 3 figures! Keep in mind these are prototypes (so for those wondering, The Flash will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 18, 2015
Today, October 18th Daily Deal for EntertainmentEarth.com is the Alien Vintage-Style Jumbo Kenner Action Figure Today only you get get 25% off this Action Figure!   That’s over $100 off the retail price! Gentle Giant Ltd. brings you another piece of toy history with this Alien Jumbo Kenner-inspired figure. As seen on Toy Hunter, the original 18-inch…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 13 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Lando’s right hand man – Lobot.   It might…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant ltd. early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Catwoman jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.  Then we go SMALL for some Secret Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 17 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is… shhhhhh.   shhhhhhhh!  The band is starting! And it’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 19 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Ol’ Yak Face.   I have to wonder… if…

 

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