Tag: Parker Brothers


by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2016
 One of the best reasons to have gotten out yesterday and hit up your local  Free Comic Book Day was the new #0 issue of IDW’s ROM comic book.   ROM the Space Knight,  as you recall was a popular electronic action figure from Parker Brothers in 1979 that went on to start in his own…


by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2015
IDW and Hasbro Proudly Present the Return of ROM on Free Comic Book Day 2016   San Diego, CA (December 10, 2015) – Rom the Space Knight began life as one of the first LED-driven action figures in the late 1970s, then went on to much more acclaim as a comic book hero. Now, removed from…


by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2015
NEW YORK, May 4, 2015: For many science fiction fans, May 4th marks Star Wars Day – an event that sees aficionados of the hugely successful movie series celebrate Star Wars culture. This year’s festivities come hot on the heels of last month’s Star Wars Celebration, a fan event which saw the premiere of the second Star Wars:…


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
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…