Star Wars Vintage Toy Guide by Mark Bellomo

Welcome back! Toydust here. Today's topic: This guide, published by Krause Publications in 2014, is packed with information and pictures. Some figures are shown with their vintage packaging, as is the case with the original Leia figure, but most, sadly are not. Still, this is a fantastic guide that shows variations, all the accessories, and … Continue reading Star Wars Vintage Toy Guide by Mark Bellomo

Voldemort Plush Strikes Back!

Some of you may remember that trouble was brewing between me and my Voldemort plush doll. Quite tragic, really. You can read about it here: https://toydust.com/2018/07/06/harry-potter-plush-dolls/ Voldemort Plush had been inactive lately. Until a family gathering for my niece's birthday... After blowing out the candles, we all went to the living room to open presents. Later, … Continue reading Voldemort Plush Strikes Back!

Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 3)

Okay! Today we continue our talk about the six new 2018 STAR WARS Vintage Collection figures. I'm leaving Rey and the First Order Stormtrooper in the package for now, but let's take a closer look at Snoke, Kylo Ren, Jyn Erso, and the Hoth Rebel Soldier. Here's the original Snoke figure from last year compared … Continue reading Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 3)

Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 2)

Welcome back, my toy-dusty friends! Toydust here. As you remember, we're discussing the six new 2018 Star Wars "Vintage Collection" figures. Yeah, I opened most of them. Couldn't resist! Before we talk about the figures themselves, first a little history. This isn't the first time Hasbro released new figures in vintage style packaging. Let's rewind … Continue reading Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 2)

Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 1)

Hello there! (As Obi-Wan would say) Toydust here. Hasbro's STAR WARS "The Vintage Collection" is back with six new figures for 2018. It's called The Vintage Collection because these figures come in packaging that is reminiscent of the packaging used for the original STAR WARS figures released in the late 70s and early 80s. The … Continue reading Hasbro’s STAR WARS “The Vintage Collection” is back! (Part 1)