Galaxy of Toys on Toy Fair 2016

Galaxy of Toys on Toy Fair 2016
The guys over at Galaxy of Toys Podcast are back from Mid-Winter break with a discussion about Toy Fair 2016. Episode 54 focuses on what Hasbro revealed and had on display at the annual toy show. Also released this week was a new episode of Star Wars: Collecting Cosmos. The topic for the show based ...

More Kenner in Star Wars Rebels

More Kenner in Star Wars Rebels
Now that The Force Awakens hype has begun to simmer down just a bit after a month of destroying all-time movie records Lucasfilm has begun shifting their focus by releasing the trailer for the second half of Star Wars Rebels Season 2. And with this action-packed trailer comes a bunch of guest-stars from the Star Wars ...

Merry Christmas ’83

Merry Christmas '83
Christmas 1983 was a very memorable one! That Christmas was not only full of loads of Star Wars gifts from Santa and my folks but it was the year I received one of my most played with toys ever. The Millennium Falcon finally landed at my house courtesy of the big fat man in the ...

Star Wars Nostalgia On the Rise

Star Wars Nostalgia On the Rise
“We’re bringing to life the nostalgia that many young parents feel about Star Wars and Kraft, and creating new and exciting ways to experience them together as a family,” says Scott Glenn, brand manager for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. With Star Wars now once again approaching fever pitch as anticipation grows toward the debut of ...

Star Wars Sneak Preview Figures – Then and Now

Star Wars Sneak Preview Figures - Then and Now
Kenner and Hasbro have both had a long history of releasing special preview figures prior to the debut of each new Star Wars film and its respective action figure line. As we ready ourselves for The Force Awakens figure line which will be premiering on #ForceFriday (September 4th, 2015) we are taking a brief look ...

Critters, Trekkies and Dinosaurs – Filmography Updated

Critters, Trekkies and Dinosaurs - Filmography Updated
As we head into the second half of the year (which will result in a new Star Wars film!!!!) we are sure Star Wars and its many collectibles will soon become more visible throughout all forms of media. To this end we will be keeping an eye on Star Wars-inclusive television and motion pictures in order to ...

Find Our “Collector Snapshot” on VintageStarWarsCollectors.com

Find Our
Our very own Jake Stevens is the focus of VintageStarWarsCollectors.com’s most recent “Collector Snapshot”. Christian aka “Bobbybob” is the brainchild behind the blog that not only, “celebrates the collectors themselves” but also injects lots of positivity and education into the hobby.  As stated in the interview, Jake and Christian met officially at Celebration Anaheim but have ...

Marvel’s Kenner Covers Update

Marvel's Kenner Covers Update
With last week’s debut of an upcoming Artoo-Detoo cover, we have updated all Marvel Comics “Action Figure Variant” covers released/solicited to date  on our Kenner Cameos page. Below is a gallery of the 10 covers in question and to find out more about these issues and other times Kenner designs have shown up outside of the ...

Exclusive ‘Archive Party II’ Giveaway

Exclusive 'Archive Party II' Giveaway
From4-LOMtoZuckuss.com has teamed up with IGrewUpStarWars.com to bring you some swag worth a Celebration! The “I’m a Kenner Star Wars Action Figure Collector” buttons are limited to just 140 pieces each. These will be an exclusive available only to attendees of the Archive Party II sponsored by The Star Wars Collectors Archive which will be taking place Thursday, ...

Kenner Cameo – Action Figure Variant Covers

Kenner Cameo - Action Figure Variant Covers
Marvel Comics has been showing Star Wars action figures a lot of love lately with their steady release of variant covers for their Star Wars comic books. The artist John Tyler Christopher has depicted 5 covers to date with one more announced so far. Each “Action Figure Variant” cover features a figure from the first 12 ...