Tag: Kenner

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2012
Gentle Giant is proud to bring you six brand new items for October 2012. Gandalf Mini Bust – $70 Before the King returned. Before the Battle of Helm’s Deep. Before the Council of Elrond. Before even great Smaug fell… there was a knock at the door of Bag End that started it all. One of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2012
In 1979, prototypes for 3 ¾” action figures for the ALIEN film were developed but never manufactured. Through our network of industry and collector contacts, Super7 has unearthed the original 33-year-old prototypes and will utilize these to help make these “lost toys” a reality. With official authorization from 20th Century Fox, Super7 will produce the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK DAY 3 I know some fans get bent out of shape about figure variants, repaints and glow-in-the-dark figures, but they are very much a part of action figure history and they aren’t going anywhere. And when they are done correctly they can be an awesome addition to your collection.   NECA has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2012
myplasticheart is releasing a new batch of their popular Healeymade figures in a brand new exclusive colorway! The gray area Wilde series consists of the multi piece resin action figure in alternating gray and clear colorways. The Imperial edition Jin Baba and IG-Baba features a new technique, mixing a splash of opaque white in a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2012
Friday Fun- Vintage Kenner Star Wars Music Video The band “Kiss Kill” sent over this stop motion animation video using vintage Kenner Star Wars figures for their song “High School Drama.”  They thought some action figure enthusiasts might dig it. Enjoy!

 

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