Tag Archives: Star Wars

Universe Expanded: Kenner’s 1998 Star Wars Action Figures book on Kickstarter

Philip Reed from battlegrip.com has launched a new Kickstarter project for a 96 page hard cover book focused on Kenner’s 1998 Star Wars Expanded Universe toy line.  This will be the author’s fifth toy related book.  There’s just something cool … 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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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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Variant Star Wars Comic Cover Gives a Nod to Kenner

  New variant comic book cover looks good enough to go on your toy shelf!  Marvel comics revealed this cover as one of many that will be used for Star Wars #1 hitting shelves 1-14-2015. Artist John Tyler Christopher pays … Continue reading

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Kenner’s Unproduced Star Wars Millennium Falcon Mini-Rig

I never get tired of browsing The Star Wars Collector’s Archive!  Check out this unproduced concept vehicle for a Millennium Falcon Mini-Rig.  The Mini-Rigs were small scale Star Wars vehicles Kenner developed in order to offer a low cost alternative to the larger, … Continue reading

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Have you heard? The Star Wars Collectors’ Archive Podcast!

Making connections and working on deals is a key part of our hobby.  Creating new friendships and expanding your knowledge is just as important.  One of our favorite Star Wars collecting resources is The Star Wars Collectors Archive.  It is an amazing … 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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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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Kenner Collector Focus: Interview with Star Wars Collector Steve Denny

This interview with Steve Denny was conducted by Dan Flarida and John Wooten on November 2nd and 17th, 2013.  It’s a long read, so grab your favorite beverage, sit back, and enjoy the interview! Dan- First of all, let me … Continue reading

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Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys Released Today (1/14/2014)

On January 14, Director Brian Stillman has released his long-awaited documentary, Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys.  I had the pleasure of participating in this undertaking and, if I made the final cut, I make a brief appearance … Continue reading

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