Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2014
ScreenHunter_341 Apr. 13 18.41 Blade is the Evil Master of Swords™.   He’s unique release, in that he was a character in the 1987  Masters of the Universe feature film that also had a vintage figure in the original Masters of the Universe action figure line.   Because he had a previous figure Mattel is also able to make a MOTUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2014
KnightOfDarkness1 For immediate release – April 1st, GROVERS MILL NJ – Somber. Powerful. A grim-masked menace that strikes terror into the bravest heart. A perfect bad guy for long hours of imagination and excitement.- Ideal Toys Catalog 1978 So read the official description of the awesomest bad guy from the greatest space franchise in the 1970′s,…

 

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 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 Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 22, 2013
TIMESPAST_WONDERFUL The Holidays. Nothing else compares to this time of year…the amazing array of Christmas lights, the smells of warm cinnamon and pumpkin, the lively spirits and the season of giving … and especially as a child of the 80s, the season of getting. Of course, the disclaimer – since then, I have certainly learned that…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
September 28, 2013
We all have vivid childhood toy memories. One stands out for me. I was out shopping with my mom and we stopped at a store called Bradlees on Rt. 23 in Wayne, NJ. Bradlees was a discount department store. In North Jersey, where I grew up, Bradlees and Jamesway were the predecessors to Target and…

 

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 9, 2013
FiguresCoRetroBatman3 Last week Entertainment Earth gave us our first look at the line up of Figures Toy Company’s 3rd wave of 8″ retro Batman figures.   This 3rd wave presents us our first “NEW” figure that was not a figure/character that was released as part of the original Mego “Worlds Greatest Heroes!” line.   Bruce Wayne’s loyal…

 

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
September 5, 2013
[Editor's Note - I'll me moderating a panel on MOTUC on Sunday at Power-Con 2013] Last year saw the Power-Con fan convention DOUBLE in attendance from its first outing and we expect this year to be even bigger with the addition of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the fun that He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats…

 

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