Author Archives: Joe Ilagan

Our little bird is introduced to a galaxy far, far away.

This is an amazing picture showing George Lucas, Gary Kurtz, and Bernard Loomis meeting to discuss the licensing agreement reached between them for rights to produce Star Wars toys, games, and other products.  Bernard Loomis was president of Kenner Products … Continue reading

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Kenner’s MASK Confirmed

We have had many tidbits of information over the past few months regarding Kenner’s much loved MASK line.  Hasbro applied for new trademarks regarding the line, and rumors ran rampant that Matt Trakker could possibly appear in the next GI … Continue reading

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Kenner at SDCC 2015

  I along with many of you are probably combing the internet trying to find pictures and information about anything Kenner related that is happening at San Diego Comic Con.  Thanks to Cool Toy Review for a great picture of … Continue reading

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Winners of Gooney Pin Giveaway!

  Time to announce the winners who caught this elusive bird!! Everyone that commented on our post will be receiving a pin!  So please send us your mailing addresses so we can get these pins shipped out to you! Email: … Continue reading

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Share a Coke, with Kenner!

  As I am sure we are all a bit guilty of doing, we all hop on eBay and search for “Kenner.”  This auction came across my feed and I had to share it! What other ways have you seen … Continue reading

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Kenner Fun Map and Gooney Bird lapel pin reminder

Don’t forget!  Dan and I will be out in sunny Anaheim, California for Star Wars Celebration and will have these awesome goodies for you! The Kenner Fun Map will be exclusively available to everyone attending the Archive Party on Thursday … Continue reading

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No need to mail away to Kenner for this Boba Fett

“He’s worth a lot to me.” Artist John Tyler Christopher has added this variant of Star Wars comic #4 to his website for preorder.  It follows the theme of his past vintage Kenner Star Wars variant action figure covers. This one brings … Continue reading

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Kenner’s Star Wars figures used to bring Atari games to life

Dan Polydoris of Chicago Toy Collector has taken some of Kenner’s vintage Star Wars figures and customized them to look like characters from classic Atari 2600 games. As someone who grew up playing these games, seeing the box art brought to … Continue reading

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Kenner’s Police Academy Cadet Set role playing toy

Police Academy: The Animated Series was a cartoon based off the successful movie franchise of the 80’s and early 90’s.  The cartoon followed the shenanigans and adventures of the officers from the movies and chronologically falls between the fourth and … Continue reading

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Kenner Star Wars variant comic book covers look so good you want to open them up!

Marvel has brought us back to a time when we wanted to collect every variant cover of our favorite books.  From foil covers to holograms to lenticular images and even polybagged, it feels like the 90’s!  One cover variant in … Continue reading

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