Editorial: Stop Toying with Vintage Kenner-Themed Products

Editorial: Stop Toying with Vintage Kenner-Themed Products
In 2018, products featuring Kenner’s vintage Star Wars action figure line have become quite popular. Everything from backpacks, shot glasses, greeting cards, calendars, and posters have appeared at various retailers both domestically and internationally. While these items are very welcomed and have the potential to strike many a nostalgic feel with longtime fans, it is ...

Space Wars Headhammer Review

Space Wars Headhammer Review
At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Super 7 who has not only based their line look and action figure designs off of Kenner, released yet another tribute piece and this time it is a pretty deep cut. The Alien – “Space Wars Headhammer” Tribute Xenomorph 3.75″ ReAction Figure with coin which retailed for $15 at the ...

Spencer’s Vintage Figure Backpack

Spencer's Vintage Figure Backpack
Spencer’s online store is currently offering a Star Wars Kenner-themed action figure backpack. The officially licensed item features vintage Kenner action figures from 1977 to 1985. Figures from all four vintage lines are represented. The backpack typically retails for $50 but can be purchased for 50% off! To order your Kenner bag which would be great ...

A Trip to Toytopia

A Trip to Toytopia
This past weekend we paid a trip to the Washington State History Museum whom just finished up hosting a four month run of the traveling exhibition. Toytopia.   The exhibit which centers on the history of toys in America from the past 100 years included lots of displayed items and interactive play areas. There were ...

TOY RUN: Episode 95 – May the Toys Be With You

TOY RUN: Episode 95 - May the Toys Be With You
On this week’s episode of Toy Run Criz Bee and Jake Stevens wonder what will be shown at New York Toy Fair, which officially announced Forces Of Destiny Adventure Dolls will make it out to retail stores and if 3 3/4″ Star Wars figures will go away for good in the near future. Jake Stevens shares some ...

Another Round of Kenner Movie/TV Cameos

Another Round of Kenner Movie/TV Cameos
The great thing about Star Wars now being over 4 decades old; there seems to be an unending amount of Star Wars cameos and lore to still discover!  This week we have yet another round of Kenner toy appearances in movies and television shows.  Each one of these provided and pointed out by the great community that is ...

Kenner Cameo: Star Voyager

Kenner Cameo: Star Voyager
Big thanks to our buddy Mark S. for letting us know about this latest Kenner cameo. This one occurred on the cover of the 1982 Atari 2600 game “Star Voyager” by Imagic. The cover art is clearly based on Kenner’s version of the Millenium Falcon and thanks to a recent gaming expo, the actual model ...

Happy Anniversary to My Brother, Star Wars!

Happy Anniversary to My Brother, Star Wars!
By Jake Stevens As a Bicentennial Baby, I have grown up with Star Wars for practically my entire life.  Not one memory that I can recall comes from a time without Star Wars.  Like a slightly older brother, we have spent more time playing together than any of my “siblings”; G.I. Joe, Transformers, M.A.S.K. and ...

Galaxy of Toys Episode 62: Kenner Return of the Jedi Figures (Part 1)

Galaxy of Toys Episode 62: Kenner Return of the Jedi Figures (Part 1)
In the latest episode of Galaxy of the Toys, the hosts break down the first eight Return of the Jedi figures pictured on the 65 card backs. Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight Outfit) Princess Leia Organa (Boushh Disguise) Squid Head Emperor’s Royal Guard Weequay Ree-Yees General Madine Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard Disguise) The guys give their ...

40th Anniversary Hasbro Commercial

40th Anniversary Hasbro Commercial
Last Friday, Hasbro debuted their latest Star Wars action figure commercial and it featured something truly special. In the stop-motion animated short, it featured not only toys from Hasbro’s 40th Anniversary Collection 6″ line but each one of the line’s vintage Kenner counterparts. This is the first commercial to truly feature Hasbro’s The Black Series 6″ ...