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Cincinnati Toy Heritage Mural Features Kenner Toys!

After many hundreds of hours over many long, hot, summer weeks, the Toy Heritage mural by local artist Jonathan Queen is now finished.  Located at 23 West Court Street in downtown Cincinnati, an official dedication is set for this Saturday, … Continue reading

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Rebates and Munch Mates: The Kenner-Cheerios Poster Offer – The Star Wars Collectors Archive Blog

Our friend at the Star Wars Collectors Archive, Ron Salvatore, has written another great blog post today.  This installment details the General Mills Fun Group/Kenner/Star Wars connection along with a special shout out to one of our sentimental favorite Kenner concepts, the Munch Mates. … Continue reading

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Kenner Collector’s history of Kenner toys exhibit at Cincinnati public library

Edit: Just a reminder that this is the last full weekend to check out the Kenner toy exhibit at the Cincinnati library!  The exhibit will run until January 16th. Kenner Collector is proud to present a new exhibit called Just in … Continue reading

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Kenner Internal Video: Sentimental Journey

When Kenner closed their doors in Cincinnati in 2000, it was an end of an era.  Hasbro had obtained Kenner in 1991 and after 9 years, the time to close the Cincinnati office had come.  Many employees would move on … Continue reading

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New toys for Christmas 1976

News story from 1976 showing the hot toys for Christmas.  Fun to see Kenner’s Stretch Armstrong, The Six Million Dollar Man, and The Bionic Woman getting some love.

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Kenner Toy Symposium on December 12th at main branch of the Cincinnati public library

Our Kenner toy exhibit on display at the main branch of the Cincinnati library was just one piece of the Kenner goodness taking place there!  On Saturday, December 12th, the library will be hosting a day-long Kenner Toy Symposium that will run from … Continue reading

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Starting Lineup collector Joe Curcio on NFL Films Presents

I’m excited to share something that fellow Kenner Collector and friend Joe Curcio is involved in.  Back in the spring, NFL Films contacted Joe about his Kenner Starting Lineup football collection, and wanted to meet with him to do an interview.  NFL Films … Continue reading

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Kenner’s The Real Ghostbusters and Rat Fink mashup sculpture

How cool is this?  If you’re a fan of Kenner’s The Real Ghostbusters toy line from the 1980’s and the Rat Fink toy line from 1990, here is a mashup that will leave you begging for more.  Artist Paul E. … Continue reading

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A look at the original Kenner Star Wars toy anticipation on this Force Friday

If you have any Star Wars toy collectors on your Facebook feed, then you already know what today is.  It’s Force Friday, the official release day for the new Force Awakens Star Wars toys. ABC News has a look back … 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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