Rebel Soldier (Echo Base Battle Gear)

Rebel Soldier (Echo Base Battle Gear)

March 17, 2012 by  
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One thing that struck me recently, is that the costume used by the Kenner vintage Hoth Rebel Trooper was something of a combination of the two outfits actually seen in the movie The Empire Strikes Back.... 

Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues)

Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues)

August 20, 2011 by  
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  If there is one thing that Star Wars collectors can agree on, it’s the Vintage Collection has brought us a number of “definitive” versions of classic characters. Including Bespin... 

Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)

Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)

July 2, 2011 by  
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  If there ever was a figure from the Vintage Collection I didn’t want to buy outright, it’s this version of Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing). The reason, basically, was that the figure is a... 

Han Solo (Hoth Gear)

Han Solo (Hoth Gear)

April 2, 2011 by  
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A couple of years ago, when Hasbro was charging top dollar for fancy packaging with their Vintage Trilogy Saga Collection line (VTSC for short), they included an updated version of one of Kenner’s coolest... 

Han Solo (Echo Base Outfit)

Han Solo (Echo Base Outfit)

March 5, 2011 by  
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I have never really identified with Han Solo, so, I have not been too keen in keeping up with the newer action figures released for the character. Back when the line up for the first wave of the new Vintage... 

Willrow Hood

Willrow Hood

January 3, 2010 by  
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I know every one is saying who? Willrow Hood is better know as the Ice Cream Maker Guy from Cloud City. He’s seen briefly after Lando transmits the evacuation order. According to Wookiepedia, Willrow... 

MTV-7 Mini-Rig

MTV-7 Mini-Rig

September 23, 2009 by  
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I was looking at the list of reviews on the website the other day and noticed I was really lacking in a few different areas. When I look over at my display shelves, I can see a an area for vintage figures,... 

Ugnaught

Ugnaught

August 2, 2009 by  
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Ugnaughts are one of the creepier creatures from the original Star Wars trilogy. First appearing in “The Empire Strikes Back,” they seem to fill the municipal maintenance functions and act... 

Chewbacca and Disassembled C-3PO Galactic Heroes

Chewbacca and Disassembled C-3PO Galactic Heroes

July 3, 2009 by  
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I must admit, I never thought these would catch on. I figured the serious collectors would pass them by, and kids would favor the regular figures in their place.  That being said, I apparently... 

TAC Stormtrooper

TAC Stormtrooper

June 30, 2009 by  
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Stormtroopers are the backbone of the Imperial forces.  So, I really don’t mind picking up a new one when they come out.   But, I’ve managed to round up a pretty good army of... 

Han Solo with Bespin Torture Rack

Han Solo with Bespin Torture Rack

June 28, 2009 by  
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I watched a few scenes of “The Empire Strikes Back” last night. Mrs. Nerd was in the room when the Han torture scene came on. She asked what are they doing to him. It took me a minute... 

Vintage Large Size Boba Fett

Vintage Large Size Boba Fett

June 28, 2009 by  
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You have to be impressed with what the marketing folks in the late seventies did with Boba Fett. He was a character that none of us knew anything about, yet we all thought he was the baddest dude in...