Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2017
I’ve been a collector of Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbo Star Wars line for many years.  The releases have slowed a bit lately, but the line is still going and I’m always happy to add a new character to my collection.  I was excited today to get the email announcing the newest addition to the line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2017
Clutter Magazine is proud to announce their latest release with Tim Clarke and Maureen Trotto – Glork; The Evolved Boglin! EVOLVED BOGLIN – GLORK!  From the mysterious bog that time forgot, a new Boglin has emerged! Clutter Magazine is proud to announce the debut of the Evolved Boglin! Bogologists around the world are clamoring to get their hands on this newly discovered creature!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2016
Exciting New Book Dedicated to Infamous Old Toy. December 14, 2016. Melbourne, Australia: HIDEOUS PLASTIC – In stores everyone can hear you scream is a non-fiction book scheduled for release in late 2017. The book is an extensively detailed investigation into the history, maintenance and continuing legacy of the notorious 18 inch tall Kenner ALIEN…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2016
We’re feeling the holiday spirit here at Mondo, and to celebrate the season we’ve teamed up with our friends with Middle of Beyond to bring you ornaments inspired by two awesome properties: PHANTASM and Madballs! We were crossing our fingers to receive the ornaments into our warehouse before the holidays, but it looks like they won’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2016
For those of you that missed out on some of the original run of Gentle Giant’s Star Wars Jumbos, you know that some of the early figures are pretty expensive and hard to find now.  Fortunately the gang at Gentle Giant have found a way to plug some of the holes in your collection by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2016
 Los Angeles, CA. (September 1, 2016)  – Eagle Force returns to the hands of fans and collectors as highly articulated 4” modern military action figures. Originally debuting in 1982, Eagle Force was a line of 3″ die-cast metal action figures, created and designed by Bill Baron and Paul Kirchner. Only the initial assortment made it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2016
Hasbro offers vintage-themed “Classic Collection” at SDCC It’s been a long time since Micronauts fans had new product to get excited about, but Hasbro is changing that in a big (but also small) way this July at San Diego Comic Con. “The Interchangeable World of the Micronauts” is back as the “Classic Collection” features three…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 5, 2016
The team at Gentle Giant ltd were kind enough to let us show you this first look at their 12″ Jumbo Super Powers Wonder Woman figure.  These are a total flashback to the 80s and the look amazing in your collection. Wonder Woman and the Flash are shipping now with more characters on the way!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 4, 2016
Just when you thought you’s seen it all those mad geniuses at Super 7 have unearthed something so amazing as to not be believed!  The “lost” follow up to one of the most collectible and controversial action figures of all time – Kenner’s 1979 18″ Alien figure. At San Diego Comic Con 2016 you will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2016
Today our friends at Gentle Giant announced their first SDCC 2016 exclusive!  The return of Jumbo Tatooine Luke! Because YOU demanded it; the long sold out “Farm Boy Luke” is available again. Now with paint and packaging matching the original 1983 Return of the Jedi action figure. This low run edition was made for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2016
Some properties are so toy-ettic you just know they will have a toy line made for it.  As a kid one of the most desired movie-based toy lines for me was Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.   However, no matter how hard I looked around back in 1982, there was next to NOTHING for me to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
We have a special week planned for you all of you AFi readers next week… it’s a little later than I had originally planned, but better late than never!   I wanted to post this scoop last month as part of our 11th anniversary, but there was so much other news and reveals that week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2016
Three new products are solicited today from the gang at Gentle Giant from across the spectrum of their licenses.  These items are available for pre-order now and will be shipping in Q1 of 2017.    We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the Super Powers Joker jumbo! PRODUCT: Super Powers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2016
Hasbro’s Mobile Armored Strike Kommand (M.A.S.K.) Returns In New Ongoing Comic Series San Diego, CA (May 2, 2016) – Joining other recent Hasbro additions to the IDW Publishing slate, ROM and Micronauts, M.A.S.K. will become the latest property to receive its own comic series. The fans have spoken and so by popular demand, M.A.S.K. will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2016
Yesterday on their official blog, Mondo announced the details of there Madballs relaunch pre-order: Everyone who’s anyone remembers Madballs, the now classic toy balls featuring disgustingly fun characters, and we’re stoked to bring them back as highly detailed vinyl ball figures. Based on the classic gross-out Madballs characters from the 80s, Horn Head, Skull Face,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2016
It’s very common for toy companies to hire New York actors to be product presenters every year at Toy Fair.   This week some footage surfaced of Vin Diesel “before he was famous” working as a product demonstrator for Mattel and their Street Sharks figure line back at the 1994 Toy Fair. So sit back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
It’s never been a big secret in the collecting world that musician and actor Rick Springfield had an impressive collection of vintage Kenner Star Wars figures, but I think this is one of the first times he has shown it anywhere in public.   This week Rolling Stone caught up with Springfield and he opened…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant ltd. early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Catwoman jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.  Then we go SMALL for some Secret Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
This week Gentle Giant solicits the new Marvel Secret Wars Micro Bobble series 1.   We first broke the news of these last month as part of our SDCC coverage.  Now we have more details on wave one and where they will be available.  Check out the details below, and check out our Gentle Giant Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 17 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is… shhhhhh.   shhhhhhhh!  The band is starting! And it’s…

 

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