Kenner

The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker

By Mike — Thursday, October 18, 2012

Via Gus Lopez, former Kenner and Hasbro photographer Kim Simmons has updated his site with more wonderful and amazing vintage Kenner product, comps and prototype photos. 

Les Jouets Star Wars Exposition

By Mike — Friday, October 5, 2012

Les Jouets (The Toys) Star Wars Exposition is now underway at the Musee Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris, France featuring 450 select Kenner and Hasbro pieces from the collection of Arnaud Grunberg

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,864

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 6, 2012

Today's (technically) Figure of the Day is Han Solo in Carbonite from 1996, which is pretty gosh-darned similar to the old Kenner one from the 1980s. New color, new stickers, and because we've got a deadline, read on!

Upsized Vinyl Cape Jawa to be Comic-Con 2011 Exclusive

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Over at the Gentle Giant Blog, they revealed their next 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International exclusive: a giant Vinyl Caped Jawa!  Neato.  Guild member pre-orders are up now and for the rest of us... well, I'm crossing my fingers.

New Kubrick Figures Inspired by Vintage Kenner Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, March 9, 2011

If you've been collecting figures from Japan, the new batch of Star Wars Kubrick DX Wave 3 should be of interest.  Not only is there a build-a-vehicle of a Landspeeder, but the bulk of the figures' aesthetics are heavily influenced by 1970s Kenner action figures.  I stumbled on these pictures at NCS today.

Gentle Giant Announces 12" Vintage Vader and Leia

By Mike — Saturday, October 23, 2010

The folks at Gentle Giant have announced their next 2 Jumbo Vintage Kenner 12 inch figures to be Darth Vader and Princess Leia Organa! Both come with reproduction vinyl capes and Vader even includes a telescoping lightsaber. Details and photos after the jump!