Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2013
Two fantastic new Star Wars items are now up for pre-order from the good people at Gentle Giant Ltd. Jumbo Star Wars Snowtrooper Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you their new line of vintage Kenner inspired Star Wars Action Figure reproductions with the…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 17, 2013
As always our spies are already inside the Con while it’s still being set up! Gentle Giant is giving the old Kenner 18″ Alien figure their Jumbo treatment, doubling it’s original size to 24″!  More pics to follow!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2013
As always our spies are already inside the Con while it’s still being set up.   I was just sent this image of a sign on display at the Gentle Giant booth. 24″ is the size of an old Shogun Warrior.  So it sounds to me like Gentle Giant is giving the old Kenner 18″ Alien…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2013
Here at AFi we are all digging this recent influx of retro-esqe, faux-vintage figures.  We can wait to get our hands on the Super 7 ‘Alien’ figures, we love the Gentle Giant Jumbo Kenner Star Wars figures, and we are anxiously awaiting the 3.75″ Six Million Dollar Man figures from Zica Toys.  We found out…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
July 4, 2013
If you are a 3 3/4″ fan (and especially if you are a vintage 3 3/4″ fan) the highlight of last summer’s San Diego Comic-Con was the reveal of Super7’s ReAction ALIEN line. We all know the story by now. Back in 1979 Kenner had the license to ALIEN. A line of 3 3/4″ action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2013
The gang over at Super7 have posted an update as well as an FAQ for fans interested in their new RE-Action figures and their SDCC exclusives: A million thanks to everyone for the overwhelmingly positive response to our ALIEN ReAction Figure exclusives for San Diego Comic Con!  Looks like we are going to have a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
In June 2013, prepare for the return of one of the forgotten toy lines of the 1980s – THE MORDLES! In 1985, the classic Ideal property ROCKS AND BUGS AND THINGS detailed the never-ending battle between creatures disguised as rocks and bugs, while exploring their need to consume the mischievous Mordles – their only food…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2013
WONDERCON EXCLUSIVES! Super7 is pulling out all the stops for this year’s Wondercon! Come visit us at booth #1166 and check out our THREE different EXCLUSIVE VINYL TOYS! Each toy is priced at only $25 and will be available begining when doors open on Friday March 29th. POCKET MUMMY BOY VINYL FIGURE “Happy Cola” Wondercon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2013
We just got word that the gang at Super 7 have printed up and will be handing out this awesome catalog at their booth next weekend at WonderCon 2013: Isn’t that killer?   If it looks a bit familiar to you, then you are a true Alien fan and remember the vintage Kenner board game… Very…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
  Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to welcome our upcoming Kenner Jumbo IG-88 Figure to the line-up! One of the most memorable moments of The Empire Strikes Back featured Darth Vader on the bridge of the Executor addressing the now infamous line-up of bounty hunters. These characters have gone on to become fan favorites, heavily…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
Visit Super7 Booth #1166 at WONDERCON as we reveal the prototype Glasses for the first time in public!   ALIEN COLLECTIBLE PINT GLASS SET Inspired by vintage “Fast Food” glasses, these four glasses present a memorable scene from the movie on the front side, featuring colorful artwork created exclusively for this Gift Set.   The backs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
Check out this side-by-side comparison of the vintage 1982 version vs. the 2002 version vs. the upcoming 2013 version. The Castle is in scale with 6″ figures and the dimensions are approximately 23″ to top of pier, 18″ wide, 11-1/2″ deep when closed, and the door is 8″ tall or 7″ tall when the Jawbridge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2013
 Net advantage goes to Netossa™! The Great Rebellion grows stronger with the help of this “capable” Princess of Power® who knows how to seize the day… and her enemies. This strong Etherian female was one of the final figures in the vintage Princess of Power® line, and she’s ready to take her place in your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2013
Today, over on their official Facebook page, Gentle Giant showed off a production shot of both versions of the Jumbo Gamorrean Guard. The Power of the Force version with the coin is exclusive to the GG Collectors Club.   The Return of the Jedi version will be the regular release version.   You can preorder the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
Gentle Giant Ltd sent out a “Happy New Year” message to their fans that also included an updated schedule for their Q1 2013 releases:

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2012
Oshawa, ON December 22 2012 -They were sometimes poorly made, had little to no relation to the  license attached to them and you probably likely don’t remember what  happened to them after you convinced your parents to get it. Still,  lower cost Rack Toys are an essential element to any happy childhood as  evidenced by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2012
New Jersey’s Family Toy Show Held Thanksgiving Weekend   Jersey City, NJ (November 8, 2012) – Toys on the Hudson is pleased to announce the tri-state area’s first family-focused toy fair. Developed as a shopping alternative to Black Friday, Toys on the Hudson offers families and collectors an opportunity to discover unique gifts, meet celebrities and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2012
Disney is doing some great viral marketing for their upcoming animated feature “Wreck-it Ralph” including these three newly released commercials for Litwak’s arcade.   “One of the original commercials for the “Fix-It Felix, Jr.” arcade game the year it debuted and introduced the world to Fix-It Felix, Jr. and Wreck-It Ralph.” An original 1997 commercial…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2012
The time has come… We’ve been talking about it since Power-Con.  Now NYCC has come and we have seen the cut sheets, and you can see them again below.  Now the pre-order for Mattel’s most ambitious playset is open and available.  Read below for all the details. You can Pre-order yours here at MattyCollector.com. Pre-order…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2012
So far it’s just a countdown on a website… but something is coming in December. You can follow the countdown at http://powerlordsreturn.com/ For those that don’t remember Power Lords – The Extra-Terrestrial Warriors was a “transforming” science fiction themed action figure line produced by Revell in 1983. Who will be bringing us this return of…

 

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