Tag: Kenner

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
AFISWGGBanner2 Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2014
DarthVaderLifeSize Gentle Giant’s back with some very exciting new items for this month.   Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument – $2,600 Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Darth Vader Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2014
MOTUCJumboSkelProto2 Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel has changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2014
Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you another piece of toy history with our Alien Jumbo Kenner-inspired Figure! As seen on Toy Hunter, Gentle Giant Ltd. has taken an original 18” Kenner Alien figure and rescaled it to a staggering 24 inches! This gargantuan new Jumbo figure possesses the same features as the original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2014
We’re still on a weekly schedule, just not back on Mondays yet. We need a 8 day week so we can catch up and get back on track. I think I’m gonna make some calls about that. I’m having a love affair with these new retro toys. Between Funko’s ReAction, what Zica is doing and…

 

by Jeff Cope
January 27, 2014
Funko-Logo Super 7  blew collectors minds last year when they revealed they would manufacture the never-produced Kenner line based on the 1979 Alien movie. Then, it got even better when it was announced that Super 7 teamed up with pop-culture powerhouse Funko to grow the ReAction line beyond anyones wildest dreams. ReAction is a time machine…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2014
I’ll bet you thought we weren’t back on track and were going to have another skip week, didn’t you? Boy were you wrong! Sure we’re a few days late from our regular Monday posting, but that was just out of our respect for Dr. King and not because we were busy and stuff. But we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2014
WedgeMB_CONCEPT This week the gang at Gentle Giant Ltd sent out their new solicitations for new items that should arrive in the last quarter of 2014.   Han Solo (Bespin Outfit) Vintage Jumbo Figure – $80 Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2014
ScreenHunter_01 Dec. 21 23.38 News comes from our friends at Gentle Giant wit details of their Premier Guild fan club membership: Dear Collector, We are pleased to announce the details for our 2014 Premier Guild Membership! This year, members will have an option to choose from 4 Premier Guild Exclusives as their FREE gift! This year we will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2013
Here are 5 brand new items from Gentle Giant Ltd. They’re all available now for pre-order through the Gentle Giant website.  Leia (Hoth Outfit) Kenner Jumbo Figure – $79.95 Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to our exciting line of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 13, 2013
reaction_super7_funko Super7 just sent out the following message/email to those that picked up an Early Bird set of their ReAction Alien figures at SDCC 2013:   After 34 years in the making the Alien ReAction figures are shipping at last! All SDCC Early Bird Kit and Online Pre-Orders for the Alien ReAction Figures and Alien Fast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
CaptAmericaShield1 October is an exciting month for the gang at Gentle Giant this year, as the bring us TEN exciting new products from across the spectrum of their licenses.   Rebel Seal Bookend – $70 License: Star Wars Item Number:  80354 UPC:  8-71810-01037-0 Dimensions:  H 5.24”  W  5.87”  D 2.72” Release Date:  Q3 2014 Show your…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2013
Reenact one of the most famous scenes from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ with this incredible special offer! Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to our of vintage Kenner-Inspired Star Wars Action Figure reproductions with the release of the WAMPA! Digitally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2013
Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with our exciting line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the second figure from the Battle of Hoth cycle – the Rebel Soldier Vintage Kenner-inspired Jumbo Figure! Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2013
ScreenHunter_120 Sep. 10 17.05 Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Stormtrooper Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure and reproduced to a staggering SIX FEET tall, this fully articulated monument also includes an authentic re-scaled replica blaster accessory! A stunning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2013
 Action Figure Xpress announced this little exclusive gem earlier in the week.  Some great new packaging and a great price for getting 3 of these Jumbo figures: Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with their new line of vintage Star Wars Action figure reproductions with an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
Funko™ and Super7™ to partner on ReAction Figures™  collectibles line and other properties! Funko™  and Super7™ are excited to announce a new strategic partnership to debut and extend the ReAction Figure™ 3 3/4″ line..   One of the most unique and highly anticipated toys of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 was the pre-order and launch of Super7’s™ ReAction…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2013
Two fantastic new Star Wars items are now up for pre-order from the good people at Gentle Giant Ltd. Jumbo Star Wars Snowtrooper Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you their new line of vintage Kenner inspired Star Wars Action Figure reproductions with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2013
GGHolidayYoda1 This was originally announced right before comic con to the Gentle Giant Collector Club and then shown at SDCC.   Now Gentle Giant has posted it in their official news letter.  ALSO… I was told at a party at SDCC that there will be some other additional “surprise” item that will ship with this item.  I…

 

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