Tag: Kenner


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!


by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2011
Calling All Star Wars Fans!! Launching on Wednesday March 9, 2011 at 12pm ET through Saturday, March 12, 2011 at noon, Gilt CHILDREN (gilt.com) invites members to a curated selection of 30 hard-to-find vintage collectibles — hand-picked by Brian Semling! Brian Semling was born in 1977, the same year Star Wars was released. Perhaps that…


by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 20, 2011
  Toy Fair 2011 has come and gone and while this year seemed a bit more sedate for what new items were shown, one group of action figures stood out above all others: DC Universe Classics Wave 18. Why are these toys special, you ask? Because for the first time ever, not only do we…


by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Super Powers figure stand Collect and Connect: None Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive.  Figure 3 of 7. THE PACKAGE    


by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Hasbro sent us a package full of awesome stuff, such as some of their 2010 SDCC exclusives, and this:  Their 2010 Star Wars Celebration V 2-pack exclusive.     This set was originally announced at Hasbro’s press event at Toy Fair 2010, and delighted a lot of old school fans. For those of you…


by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2010


by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 25, 2010
  OK, it’s been a bit of a roadblock lately with me trying to get back to my series of blogs looking back to earlier blog entries, but I think I’m finally over the hump at work. With that said, I’ll be trying to catch up and post a few more "sequels" over the next…


by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
In my latest blog I take one for the team and I track down and review one of the controversial "Lost Wave" of Bootleg Super Powers figures being pedaled by "Industrial Toy Werks" on Ebay. Find out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly on these curious new figures. Click here to read all about…