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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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Awesome Toy brings the awesome with Stretch Serpent inspired Loch Ness Monster

Go Figure News has a great review up of Awesome Toy’s new Loch Ness Monster vinyl toy.  The soft vinyl toy is inspired by Kenner’s famous Stretch Serpent, and is pretty freaking cool.  It’s a little over 3 inches high and … Continue reading

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Kenner Toys in Happy Honda Days Commercials

Honda is featuring some of our favorite Kenner toys in their latest marketing campaign, Happy Honda Days.  The ads are appearing on TV,  radio, print, and social media.  See Honda’s full press release here. The ads feature Stretch Armstrong and … Continue reading

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Kenner Toys in the 1978 Service Merchandise Catalog

Everyone has memories of walking into their local store and walking out with a brand new toy.  We all also shared the feeling of joy when getting a brand new catalog in the mail and feverishly turning the pages to … 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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A Look Back at Kenner’s Toy Building History in Cincinnati

Cincinnati.com has posted a great slide show reminiscing about Kenner’s toy building history in Cincinnati.  There are some amazing behind the scenes photos of toy production and testing.  Highly recommend checking it out here! Image property of Cincinnati.com.  

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Kenner Tour of Cincinnati – 912 Sycamore Street

Update: Some amazing pictures of the Kenner buildings have been added.  Scroll down to see the buildings in all their glory. If this is your first time seeing our Kenner Tour of Cincinnati, start the tour here! The next stop on … Continue reading

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Kenner Store Displays on PlaidStallions.com

If the picture above doesn’t make your heart skip a beat Kenner collectors, you just might be dead already.  Cruising around the PlaidStallions.com site, I found a page with some amazing Kenner store display images. Click on through here to … Continue reading

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