Tag: Kenner

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
BearSPRiddler-300x300.jpg Today news came out that Diamond will have TWO Super Powers themed/carded Be@rbricks as their Exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2013.  Last year we got Batman and Plastic Man.  The previous year we got the Green Lantern lantern battery on a Super Powers-esque card. Also this year comic shops were able to order Robin [...]

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
March 31, 2013
fortress861.jpg So I haven’t really been keeping up with Super Powers in many years (and I’m posting my my blog because I think this also gets reposted to the Super Powers blog). I know a few things have popped up here and there, like the unproduced Power Plus Darkseid, but for the most part we have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2013
8581704232_e495411af7_o.jpg WONDERCON EXCLUSIVES! Super7 is pulling out all the stops for this year’s Wondercon! Come visit us at booth #1166 and check out our THREE different EXCLUSIVE VINYL TOYS! Each toy is priced at only $25 and will be available begining when doors open on Friday March 29th. POCKET MUMMY BOY VINYL FIGURE “Happy Cola” Wondercon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2013
S7WonderCon13Catalog-500x615.jpg We just got word that the gang at Super 7 have printed up and will be handing out this awesome catalog at their booth next weekend at WonderCon 2013: Isn’t that killer?   If it looks a bit familiar to you, then you are a true Alien fan and remember the vintage Kenner board game… Very…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
  Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to welcome our upcoming Kenner Jumbo IG-88 Figure to the line-up! One of the most memorable moments of The Empire Strikes Back featured Darth Vader on the bridge of the Executor addressing the now infamous line-up of bounty hunters. These characters have gone on to become fan favorites, heavily…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
bbtslogo5.gif More great items listed for order on BigBadToyStore.com Takara Beast Hunters – Deluxe & Voyager Figures – G11 to G18 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11773 Takara EG Series – 8 new figures at only $10.99 each http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11780 Gentle Giant 12″ Kenner – Bossk http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10580&mode=retail Gaming Heads – Team Fortress and Half Life Statues http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=gaming%20heads New Heroclix – Man of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2013
The “Hills” Are Alive… With Toys! Over the holidays I was talking to fellow AFi staffer Cantina Dan about the “olden days” of collecting and I mentioned my time in the mid 90′s out east and hitting “Hills” department stores as part of my regular run.   I never had Hills in the mid-west and they seemed to be a treasure trove…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2013
The “Hills” Are Alive… With Toys! Over the holidays I was talking to fellow AFi staffer Cantina Dan about the “olden days” of collecting and I mentioned my time in the mid 90′s out east and hitting “Hills” department stores as part of my regular run.   I never had Hills in the mid-west and they seemed to be a treasure trove [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2013
GGJumboGamorrean1-500x375.jpg Today, over on their official Facebook page, Gentle Giant showed off a production shot of both versions of the Jumbo Gamorrean Guard. The Power of the Force version with the coin is exclusive to the GG Collectors Club.   The Return of the Jedi version will be the regular release version.   You can preorder the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
GGrevised_new-yrSched2013-500x676.jpg Gentle Giant Ltd sent out a “Happy New Year” message to their fans that also included an updated schedule for their Q1 2013 releases:

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
STAR_WARS_EpVI_Vader-150x150.jpg   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is proud to announce that its STAR WARS action figures were today inducted into The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong . The toys are being recognized for the impact of their original debut which forever changed the toy landscape and continue to resonate with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2012
logo-500x3863.jpg You can tell by the title of this episode that we are making some bold statements. Right or wrong we are not afraid to take a stand on the tough issues. Take THAT culture snobs! Geeks rule! It looks like all is well in the universe once again between Jason and myself and there are…

 

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