Author Archives: Dan Flarida

Kenner Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman cosplay

This is quite possibly the greatest cosplay team in the history of ever!  Oh that hair!  Removable skin even??  It’s got it all.  He even nailed the engine block and the classic Kenner pose. Catalog image property of  Go … Continue reading

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Kenner Business Cards

Updated July 26, 2015 with new Dewey Shumate cards, and variation Hasbro card with Tonka truck watermark. Business cards are a great way to see how styles and logos changed over the years at Kenner.  These are just a few of … Continue reading

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Kenner internal department “do it” list

Here’s a fun little list that was found along with a bunch of other internal Kenner paperwork from the early 1990’s.  Like in any office environment, the employees at Kenner enjoyed poking fun at the other departments they worked with.  This page is an … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Kenner Spring 1976 Toy Fair catalog cover. “A bicentennial flag of Play-Doh® Modeling Compound created especially for Kenner Products.”  © GENERAL MILLS FUN GROUP, INC., 1975  

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Kenner Batman Returns Batmissile Batmobile proof sheet

Proof sheet for the Batman Returns Batmissile Batmobile boxed toy.  The sheet measures 28″ wide x 40″ tall, and has the traditional color bars printed along the side.  It is dated 4-3-92.

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Awesome Toy brings the awesome with Stretch Serpent inspired Loch Ness Monster

Go Figure News has a great review up of Awesome Toy’s new Loch Ness Monster vinyl toy.  The soft vinyl toy is inspired by Kenner’s famous Stretch Serpent, and is pretty freaking cool.  It’s a little over 3 inches high and … Continue reading

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It’s Gooney Bird pin giveaway time!

Still trying to catch that elusive bird?  We’re giving away Gooney Bird PVC lapel pins to two lucky visitors.  Absolutely free, including shipping! All you need to do is comment on this story below and answer the question:  What Kenner … Continue reading

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Kenner Lightnin’ TTP car & cycle retail store display sales flyer

Here is neat sales flyer for Kenner Lightnin’ TTP Turbo Tower of Power car & cycle retail store displays.  Kenner made several different types of these large 3-dimensional store displays that featured actual toys arranged inside of a large clear plastic … Continue reading

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2015 Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Recap

Another Star Wars Celebration has come and gone, and we are just now recovering from the four days of complete awesomeness!  We had an amazing time catching up with old friends and enjoyed making many new ones.  Here are a few … Continue reading

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Gooney Bird PVC lapel pin available at Celebration Anaheim is excited to announce our second giveaway that will be available at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim April 16-19, 2015.  This 3D lapel pin depicting Kenner’s famous Gooney Bird, will be available for trading with fellow collectors throughout Celebration Anaheim.  The flexible PVC … Continue reading

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