Hasbro Cardbacks – 10 Styles and Counting

Hasbro Cardbacks - 10 Styles and Counting
    As new product has finally begun to reach store shelves, collectors are seeing two new styles of Star Wars action figure cardbacks.  In celebration of the release of The Black Series and Saga Legends series, From 4-LOM to Zuckuss is taking you on a brief look back at the different cardback styles of yesterday and ...

“Coining a Galaxy” An Invaluable Resource

Collectors James Gallo and Mark Salotti have put together one of the most comprehensive and beautiful resources for vintage collectors.  “Coining a Galaxy – A Guide to Kenner’s Star Wars Coins” has everything you ever needed to know about the vintage collector coins and also the Millennium Minted coins from the early POTF2 series.  This ...

Wicket Spoiled by Skywalker Himself

Wicket Spoiled by Skywalker Himself
Anyone who has had the pleasure of hearing Warwick Davis present at a con or has read lots of Star Wars interviews has most likely heard this story before.  Davis reflecting on his first few days on the set filming Return of the Jedi is a great little story and reminds us of what a ...

Vintage Works of Art

Vintage Works of Art
Swedish artist Mats Gunnarsson continues to amaze with his life-like oil paintings.  Now what makes his art extra awesome is that his favorite source of inspiration is Kenner’s vintage Star Wars action figure line.  According to his website, Gunnarsson has been drawing his action figures since he was a child and now makes it so ...

Finally Mini-Rigs Get Some Love!

Finally Mini-Rigs Get Some Love!
Redbubble.com now has for sale their “Kennerverse – Collect them All!” merchandise.  This fantastic design depicts the old Kenner logo created out of silhouettes of vintage era Star Wars action figure vehicles and playsets.  The most frequently used silhouettes are those of Kenner’s Mini-Rig line which consisted of original concept vehicles Kenner created for extra ...

In 1996 Kenner Ships Ruled the Card Art Modeling World

In 1996 Kenner Ships Ruled the Card Art Modeling World
Inspired by the latest episode of the Galaxy of Toys Podcast, 4LOMKUSS.COM tracked down a set of Topps’ 1996 Shadows of the Empire card set.  This 90-card set was entirely painted by The Brothers Hildebrandt who were no strangers to Star Wars as they created the original A New Hope movie poster.  Topps has created ...

Dave Filoni The New Toy Hunter!?!

Dave Filoni The New Toy Hunter!?!
On the June 21st episode of RebelForce Radio, host and mega fan Jimmy Mac sat down with supervising director of both Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the in-production Star Wars Rebels, Dave Filoni.  During the interview Mac, being a Star Wars action figure aficionado, asked Filoni to elaborate on his brief video discussion with ...

Sister Lines – Jumbo Yakface Updated

Sister Lines - Jumbo Yakface Updated
Yodanews.com has posted carded pics of Gentle Giants’ 2013 SDCC Exclusive: Yakface.  With the release of Yakface in this line it officially extends the Jumbo Kenner Figure series to include figures from 3 of the 4 movie based Vintage Kenner lines.  Yet to be represented is any figure released exclusively in The Return of the ...

The Variant Villain’s Vintage Visuals

The Variant Villain's Vintage Visuals
Lili Ledy, the company responsible for releasing vintage Star Wars action figures in Mexico, is now remembered for the large amount of figure variants they produced.  Variant Villain has created a great visual comparison database detailing these various variations. Click the pic to educate yourself on this Mexican exclusive line. We have added this site ...

A Sister Line – From a certain point of view

A Sister Line - From a certain point of view
Toy Company Super 7 has announced their San Diego Comic Con Exclusive for 2013.  The set combines two classic Kenner toy lines: Alien and Star Wars!  These Alien figures are done in vintage 3 3/4 style and use the famous Kenner Star Wars Early Bird Package concept.  What makes this set not only cool for ...