Kenner X-Wings in Star Wars #18

While doing prep work for the next "issue" (episode) of The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast, which is the newest show on the Galaxy of Toys Broadcasting Network, we couldn't help but to notice a unique Rebel vehicle design.  On the cover of issue #18 of Brian Wood's Star Wars title appears an X-Wing which by all accounts should be very familiar to both vintage and modern Star Wars action figure collectors. Pictured to the right of Chewbacca's head is none other than a Kenner action figure version of the X-Wing Starfighter. It's Kenner origins are obvious due to its shorter fuselage, depressed R2-D2 dome (which causes the S-Foils to open) and shorter laser cannons. This mold was originally produced in 1978 and has seen multiple repaints and [...]

By |2014-06-12T23:11:18-07:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: The Power of the Force 2, The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast, Vintage|Tags: |

The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast: Issue #1

We are so excited to announce the debut of The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast! We have partnered with our good friends Jason and Ryan from Galaxy of Toys Podcast to bring you a podcast all about Star Wars comics both new and old. In this first "issue" we break down the host's comic book background, review May's Star Wars comic book releases, take a spin back in time to May 1999 and of course in true From 4-LOM to Zuckuss fashion lace it with plenty of action figure talk! Past episodes from Galaxy of Toys are available for free download on iTunes, Stitcher, The Zune Network and Podbean! Let us know what you think of the new show on the official Galaxy of Toys Twitter and Facebook pages or you [...]

By |2014-06-04T06:32:51-07:00June 4th, 2014|Categories: The Star Wars Spinner Rack Podcast|Tags: , |
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