Here's what I have. This set is from 1995 and features art from the THX remastered '95 VHS box set of the original trilogy. Here's another set from 1994. And this sheet is from 2007, commemorating thirty years of STAR WARS. Fun stuff!
In 1995, Galoob jumped on the rekindled STAR WARS hype with a run of MicroMachines based on the space saga. Inside each box was a form to join the fan club. A year or so later Galoob re-released some of these with color added, along with a new Speeder Bike sculpt. They make for some … Continue reading Star Wars MicroMachines (1995)
It may seem a bit simple by today's standards with that cardboard backdrop, but this set has a lot of retro charm that makes for a super fun display piece. It also has closing doors and action levers that allow you to swivel figures and knock them over. Let's check it out! Of course, there's … Continue reading STAR WARS Creature Cantina Action Playset (1979)
I love the memory of that amazing day last year when the Haslab Razor Crests arrived. I also remember taking these pictures and thinking I'd do a post in a few days, but here we are over a year later. Time gets away! This was the second Haslab project I supported, the first being Jabba's … Continue reading Haslab Razor Crest (2022)
This is not a complete list of Vintage Collection Disney+ figures, but here's what I have so far. And now for a few set-ups: Thanks for reading. ToyDust out!
In 1998, Kenner added new product to their POWER OF THE FORCE line, and for this year, figures included a slide. The slides could be stored in a mail-order booklet. There was also a mail-away slide viewer. Many of the previous figures from 1995-97 were repackaged with these slides. The slides were the same image … Continue reading Star Wars 3.75-Inch Figures Part 6 (1998)
One of the most exciting sequences from RETURN OF THE JEDI is the Speeder Bike chase. I have a memory, prior to JEDI's release, of sitting in a theater with my family, watching ads, waiting for a show to begin. I don't remember what movie we were there for. (Checking a list of films that … Continue reading Kenner’s Speeder Bike (1983)
In the mid 90s, an all-new line of STAR WARS toys reached dizzying heights of popularity. And yet, just a few years earlier, the franchise was all but dead. 1986 thru 1994. Nine consecutive years without the release of any new STAR WARS 3.75-inch figures. Except for one. According to Stephen Sansweet's excellent guidebook, Vlix … Continue reading Star Wars 3.75-Inch Figures Part 4 (1995-1996)
By 1979, Kenner had conquered the toy world with their hot new STAR WARS line, but this was only the beginning. 1980 As 1980 began, anticipation was in full swing for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK which would be released in May. The cardbacks were updated with the EMPIRE logo and an offer to receive a … Continue reading Star Wars 3.75-Inch Figures Part 2 (1980-1982)
Kenner revolutionized the toy industry with the introduction of their 3.75-inch STAR WARS "mini-figures." Before then, most action figures were much larger. With STAR WARS having so many spaceships, vehicles, and locations, Kenner saw the potential of making toy versions of these vehicles and locations that would be compatible with action figures. It wasn't practical … Continue reading Star Wars 3.75-Inch Figures Part 1 (1977-1979)