The Kenner Cameo in Galaxy’s Edge

The Kenner Cameo in Galaxy's Edge
As stated yesterday, we have returned from our Summer vacation from the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland! As one might expect our main reason for going was to immerse ourselves in the new world of Batuu! The Black Spire Outpost in Galaxy’s Edge is full of an insane number of Star Wars references from all ...

Final Chance to Back The Vintage Collection Archive Edition Book

Final Chance to Back The Vintage Collection Archive Edition Book
We are just over a day away from the ending of the Kickstarter initiative to fund Star Wars: The Vintage Collection Archive Edition Book. The campaign has been wildly successful as it has in the last 44 days, not only funded but met nine out of ten stretch goals. It currently is less than $8,000 ...

Super7’s ReAction SDCC Exclusive

Super7's ReAction SDCC Exclusive
Today Super7 released images of their upcoming ReAction San Diego Comic-Con exclusive. Their Robot “Maria” figure, from the 1927 film Metropolis, features packaging which is a direct tribute to Kenner’s vintage The Power of the Force line. In addition to the card back, it also includes a collectible coin just like the 1985 series. Maria ...

Vintage Kenner Figures in Toy Story 4

Vintage Kenner Figures in Toy Story 4
This past weekend, Toy Story 4 made its debut and so did the animated versions of two of our favorite vintage Kenner action figures! As we discussed earlier this year, Walrus Man and Ben “Obi-Wan” Kenobi from 1978 are featured in the latest addition to the Toy Story franchise. SPOILER WARNING: While their appearance is very ...

Celebrate #MayTheFourth with the Retro Collection

Celebrate #MayTheFourth with the Retro Collection
This May the Fourth, Hasbro is celebrating the Saga with the upcoming release of the Retro Collection line of figures. Hasbro has sent us and their promotional partners a free special delivery “inspired by Kenner’s iconic Early Bird Certificate Package.” The cardboard mailer includes a replica of the sticker sheet included with the original Early ...

“Action Figures: A Star Wars Story” Insider #189

Today, Star Wars Insider #189 hits newsstands and features an article that is exclusively about the lasting impact and nostalgia of the Kenner Star Wars action figure line. The article was written but Star Wars super-collector and author, Gus Lopez. In addition to the delight of seeing Star Wars action figures being written about in ...

Toy Story 4’s Kenner Cameo

Toy Story 4's Kenner Cameo
On an outing to catch Disney’s latest animated film adaptation, Dumbo, with the kids, we new to keep a very special eye out in case the latest Toy Story 4 trailer played. We give full credit to the eagle-eyed Dan The Pixar Fan and the numerous folks that gave us the heads up on this cameo. ...

Vintage Toys on The Goldbergs

Vintage Toys on The Goldbergs
On last week’s episode of The Goldbergs, the Goldberg children were threatened with having some of their favorite toys given away to their cousin Gleb. Among the amazing haul of ’80s toys were some vintage Star Wars, He-Man, Transformers, and GI Joe items to name a few. When it comes to Star Wars, the following pieces were ...

Plastic Crack – New Collecting Docu Series

Plastic Crack - New Collecting Docu Series
The first season of the new documentary series on toy collecting, Plastic Crack, is now available on Amazon Prime. We are excited for this series because not only for our love of most of the toy lines featured but it spotlights our friend Gus Lopez in Episode 2 and his infamous toy and prop collection, ...

Retro Collection Toy Fair 2019 Press Release

Retro Collection Toy Fair 2019 Press Release
While we are still wading through the mountain of reveals and information that was released today we are happy to share with you, courtesy of our friends at Hasbro, their official Star Wars Press Release for everything discussed at today’s panel. Here are the information and images regarding their new Kenner-inspired sculpted action figure line ...