Author Archives: Dan Flarida

General Mills’ Star Wars Micro Collection 4-up Presentation Piece From Kenner

The General Mills History Tumblr site posted an image that Star Wars Micro collectors will find interesting.  This is a presentation piece created by Kenner in 1981 to celebrate the success of the Star Wars toy line.  What’s interesting is … Continue reading

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Kenner’s 1965 Toy Lineup Magazine Advertisement

Magazine advertisement for some of the heavy hitters in Kenner’s 1965 product offering.  The ad features the following toy lines: Girder & Panel Bridge & Turnpike Easy-Bake Oven Guns That Shoot Around The Corner Flintstone Building Boulders Sparkle Paints Nursery … Continue reading

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Kenner 1972 Easy-Bake Oven Magazine Advertisement

Kenner advertisement from 1972 featuring the Easy-Bake Oven.  The ad made the assumption that a doll was every little girl’s favorite toy in 1972.  Instead of battling it out for that top spot, the ad encouraged moms to pair the … Continue reading

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Help Us Make Our Kenner Related Links Page Even Better!

We’ve updated our links page!  Thanks to everyone that wrote in letting us know about new websites, or a broken link.  If your favorite Kenner website isn’t listed, please let us know!  We’d love to add it.  

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Kenner Toys in Happy Honda Days Commercials

Honda is featuring some of our favorite Kenner toys in their latest marketing campaign, Happy Honda Days.  The ads are appearing on TV,  radio, print, and social media.  See Honda’s full press release here. The ads feature Stretch Armstrong and … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Kenner’s Starting Lineup Toy Line?

FoxSports.com has an article up listing 5 Awesome Facts About Starting Lineup Figures.  Seasoned SLU veterans are going to pass over this list pretty quickly, but it’s still a fun article if you are new to collecting the line.  Even if … Continue reading

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Did Kenner Drop the Ball in 1977? – Star Wars Collectors Archive Blog

Ron Salvatore has a great blog post up over at the Star Wars Collectors Archive about Kenner’s early days with the Star Wars toy license.  He takes a fascinating look at the tight deadline Kenner was working under once the … Continue reading

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Starting Lineup Article in Beckett Sports Card Monthly

Whether you are a seasoned Starting Lineup collector, or a brand new collector looking to get into the hobby, you’ll want to check out Will Levith’s article titled Fantastic Plastic in the September issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.  The … Continue reading

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Kenner Six Million Dollar Man And Bionic Woman Store Stock Photos

Plaidstallions.com never fails to amaze with the old store stock photos they turn up.  The latest two updates feature some amazing vintage Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman store images. In these two photos, you can see the SMDM … Continue reading

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Littleplasticmen Magazine Issue 3 Now Available

If you haven’t had a chance to check it out yet, the littleplasticmen toy magazine is knocking it out of the park!  They’re back with issue #3 and it just keeps on getting better and better.  The magazine is a … Continue reading

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