Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2016
ScreenHunter_202 Jan. 27 01.36 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
ScreenHunter_164 Dec. 08 02.38 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
LexLuthorJumboPoster 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
MicroBobbles270x270 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
SWFFCountDAug18 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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
SWFFAug16 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 19 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Ol’ Yak Face.   I have to wonder… if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
SWFFAug15 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 22 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is hands down my FAVORITE set in the vintage Micro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2015
SWFFCountDAug4 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 31 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the first large size Star Wars figure I ever bought……

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
SalaciousCrumbHoliday2 Today  Gentle Giant ltd/3D Systems announced their first 2015 holiday item – Salacious Crumb Holiday 2015 Jumbo Figure.   Since there was not a GG Premier Club exclusive figure as a reward for signing up for the PM, this PGM exclusive figure will have to do for fans of the Jumbo line.   The figure is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly30 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 36 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is a great, underrated classic playset.   Sure it seems like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly21 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 45 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the man who most embodies romance and malt liquor –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2015
ScreenHunter_12 Jul. 19 23.03 Four new products are coming in  Q2 2016 from the gang at Gentle Giant from across the spectrum of their licenses and you can pre-order all of them now.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including Green Arrow being the very first series 2 Super Powers figure solicited in their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly19 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 47 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is this vintage chestnut: the vintage Kenner Empire Strikes Back Hot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly13 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 53 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the Corellian scoundrel – Han Solo.  Mr. Ford made a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly8 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 58 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is another Kenner classic. Girl action figures CAN sell, and Leia…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly1 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 65 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the OG bad guy.   The badest of the bad…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2015
SWFFCountDJune12 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 84 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the vintage Kenner Laser Pistol.   That’s right kids, this Star Wars toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2015
MegoMeet2015Pix1 Last weekend was Aw Yeah MegoMeet 2015.   This was the first year it was held in Skokie, Illinois instead of Wheeling, West Virginia where it had been held for the past 20 years.  This year’s show was a joint effort between Aw Yeah Comics and the Mego Museum.   Below are two short video…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2015
SWFFCountDJune2 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 94 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day are more vintage goodness from the folks at Kenner.   From the “they don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2015
SWFFCountDMay25 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 103 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day features the universe’s favorite farmboy Luke Skywalker. On this day in 1977 our cinematic minds…

 

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