Star Wars Celebration Chicago Day 1 – Recap

When it comes to celebrating Star Wars, there is no other event that can outdo the epic nature of Star Wars Celebrations. Celebrating their 20th Anniversary, from April 11th to April 15th, Lucasfilm and Disney brought in the biggest names from the Saga in addition to the 100’s of exhibitors, creators, vendors, fan groups, collectors and influences to share in the fun. Here we will chronicle our adventures each and every day of the mega-convention celebrating that galaxy far, far away. Day One – Show Floor After an early look at the Hasbro Booth, we ventured out into the rest of the show floor since the first day of Celebration Chicago did not play host to any panels or shows. Action Figures When it comes to Star Wars action figures, Celebrations never [...]

By |2019-04-19T08:52:23-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Action Figures, Convention Coverage, Star Wars Celebration|Tags: |

New Collecting Resource Checklist – Large Scale Action Figures

Courtsey of Jason Luttrull In 1978, Kenner not only released one of the most impactful toy lines of the century with their 3 3/4" line of action figures, but also released a small line of Large Scale Action Figures which appealed to the collectors of yesteryear who grew up collecting 12" GI Joe figures. The Star Wars line featured 11 characters with the Droids both showing up as JC Penney exclusives in '78 before being released everywhere in '79.  Most international affiliates of Kenner who created product typically released identical toys with the exception of Lily Ledy.  Not only did they release all new sculpts of each character but they also offered an Artoo that was simply an enlargement of the original 3 3/4" Artoo and [...]

By |2016-03-24T16:31:37-07:00March 24th, 2016|Categories: 12" Figures, Vintage|Tags: |
Go to Top