Tag Archives: Star Wars

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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Vintage Star Wars Toy Store Photos From 1979-1983

Star Wars collector Ron Salvatore has posted some amazing vintage toy store photos over on the Rebelscum.com forums.  He received the photos along with permission to share them from an anonymous friend.  Even if you aren’t a Star Wars collector, … Continue reading

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Offscreen, but Not Forgotten: Mini-Rigs, Body-Rigs, and Other Kenner Vehicles

The official Star Wars Blog has a post up about the Kenner toys that were developed based on the idea that vehicles could have been a part of the Star Wars universe, but maybe operating just offscreen.   These vehicles … Continue reading

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