Posts Tagged action figure

08.11.2010

Empire Strikes Back Dack figure with retro packaging

Dack from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has taken on near-mythical status with geeks.  When we first meet Dack he demonstrates his boundless enthusiasm with the line: “Right now I feel like I could take on the whole Empire myself!” As someone that’s watched the film a few times, this line is quite sad […]

06.1.2010

Blue Devil DC Universe Classics Action Figure

Mattel’s DC Universe Classics Blue Devil action figure has finally hit stores!  A friend of mine was kind enough to help me obtain one since I’m lousy at finding new figures before the collectors snatch them up.  I’m happy to report that this is a really nice looking Blue Devil figure! If you’re a long […]

04.19.2010

Star Wars Resume – Vintage Action Figures

I’ve had Star Wars on the brain lately.  My fanaticism normally cycles like a washing machine through: comics, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, and then starts over again with comics.  Seems like I’ve been firmly in the Star Wars spin cycle for a while now.  I’m nearly finished with the ninth novel in the […]

11.18.2009

Star Wars Toys from Kenner Advertisement (1979)

Check out this advertisement for Star Wars toys available from Kenner.  This ad appeared in comic books in late 1979.  I owned nearly all of these toys.  The only item on this page I didn’t own was the Imperial Troop Transporter (it wasn’t in the film, so I wasn’t interested).  Given the amount of Star […]

07.17.2009

Super Powers Action Figure Advertisement – 1984

The Super Powers Action Figure Collection from Kenner.  There is so much more I could say, but do I really need to?  You know you loved them!

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