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Kenner Model Shop dated hard copy Batman sample

This is a bagged Batman hard copy dated 3/15/00.  A hard copy is one of the earliest stages of a figure’s creation, and this particular hard copy is a dark blue resin material.  What’s interesting about this piece, is that … Continue reading

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Kenner Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears Friend Bear at Cincinnati Zoo

This image was scanned from a slide that was found with a large group of Kenner internal slides.  The image shows Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears Friend Bear posing with kids at the Cincinnati Zoo, probably around the mid 1980’s. My … Continue reading

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I’m Batman: A look back at some of my favorite Kenner Batman figures

Now that Gentle Giant is coming out with a new Jumbo Batman Figure lets take a look back at some of the original Kenner Batman figures.  I’d like to thank Dork Dimension for the nice images of these figures. Lets start with … Continue reading

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Gentle Giant Goes JUMBO With Kenner’s Batman

Update!  Pictures of the pre-production Batman from Toy Fair! Exclusively on Action Figure Insider a nice article on the the new Jumbo Gentle Giant Batman: The Animated Series. This is a nice throw back to the animated series that debuted in 1992. The … Continue reading

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Bat-Computer Activate! Legions of Gotham Batman Website

If you are a fan of any of the Kenner Batman toy lines, you need to check out the Legions of Gotham website.  Their tag line is “The Definitive Batman Resource,” and one look around the site will tell you … Continue reading

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Interview with D.S. – Kenner Toys Manufacturing

The following story provides an insider’s view of what it was like to work at Kenner during one of the company’s roughest transitional periods.  The late 80’s and early 90’s saw Kenner change ownership several times.  The employees were working in … Continue reading

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