Darth Vader (X-Ray Head)

Darth Vader (X-Ray Head)

November 10, 2012 by  
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I’m one of those folks who gave up on buying Darth Vader figures years ago. Yet, the new “X-Ray” head version was just too tempting. Appearance: This figure is like a lot of other Vader... 

Jabba The Hutt Statuette

Jabba The Hutt Statuette

August 18, 2012 by  
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I know, I don’t normally review statues. But, this one of the few that I have. Well, two that I have. This is an Applause statue of Jabba and Leia done in faux bronze. I know these days most of... 

Luke Skywalker (Lightsaber Construction)

Luke Skywalker (Lightsaber Construction)

July 28, 2012 by  
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Well, it took some time but finally Hasbro produced the Luke Skywalker figure they should have put out last year when they released the 2011  Jedi Knight Luke. However, this version of Luke Skywalker... 

Colonel Cracken (Millennium Falcon Crew)

Colonel Cracken (Millennium Falcon Crew)

July 21, 2012 by  
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With a whole half-wave devoted to characters from the deleted scenes in Return of the Jedi (included as an extra bonus in the Blu –ray release of the original film trilogy), it was inevitable that some... 

Lando Calrissian (Sandstorm Outfit)

Lando Calrissian (Sandstorm Outfit)

July 14, 2012 by  
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  It’s been quite a while since we got a Lando action figure with his skiff guard disguise. Back in the 80’s that version of Lando was among my favorites because he had a removable helmet and... 

Rebel Pilot (Mon Calamari)

Rebel Pilot (Mon Calamari)

June 23, 2012 by  
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The Star Wars movies are populated with a lot of interesting looking alien species, although there is no denying that one of the more prominent from Episode VI are the Mon Calamari. In the Expanded Universe,... 

Logray

Logray

October 15, 2011 by  
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  The vintage Kenner Logray is one of the first Star Wars action figures I bought for myself, back in the 80’s. I remember it took a ride on the Metro, all by myself, to go to a mall where there... 

General Lando Calrissian

General Lando Calrissian

June 18, 2011 by  
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The one thing I’ve been noticing about poor action figure distribution is that I usually end up getting whatever figures eventually trickle down at retail, even if the character in question isn’t... 

Salacious Crumb (Star Wars Buddies)

Salacious Crumb (Star Wars Buddies)

June 11, 2011 by  
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Last week I checked out what may be the best representation from the “Star Wars Buddies” first wave. This time I’m looking at one that is less than perfect, Salacious Crumb. Jabba’s... 

Wicket the Ewok (Star Wars Buddies)

Wicket the Ewok (Star Wars Buddies)

June 4, 2011 by  
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In the late 90’s the country was swept up in a toy buying craze. Not Star Wars Action Figures, but people were nuts over Beanie Babies. Their collectors were rabid and voracious. To get in on this... 

Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight Outfit)

Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight Outfit)

May 14, 2011 by  
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There has been some debate about the correctness of this offering by Hasbro due to the card art not quite representing accurately the figure presented in the package. This Luke Skywalker (VC23) figure... 

Gamorrean Guard

Gamorrean Guard

March 26, 2011 by  
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  Out of all of the figures comprising wave 3 of the Star Wars Vintage Collection by Hasbro, the Gamorrean Guard was right at the top spot of my list. For starters, this Gamorrean boar is massive; There... 

Wooof

Wooof

March 12, 2011 by  
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Back in the 80’s Mexican toy maker Lily-Ledy had the license to produce action figures using the same molds Kenner did. Even though the resulting figures are almost identical to Kenner’s, there are... 

Anakin Skywalker

Anakin Skywalker

February 5, 2011 by  
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I’m not going to get to far into the issue at hand with this figure. This figure represents Anakin in Return of the Jedi before his digital replacement. No matter which side of that fence you are... 

Admiral Ackbar

Admiral Ackbar

January 16, 2011 by  
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Click for Full Size You know in the last few years it seems Admiral Ackbar has been gaining in popularity. I don’t know if it’s people finally are seeing him has a brilliant strategist or... 

Nien Nunb (B-Wing Pilot)

Nien Nunb (B-Wing Pilot)

May 30, 2010 by  
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Hasbro released Nien Nunb in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie. Nien Nunb is the... 

Major Panno

Major Panno

May 9, 2010 by  
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Hasbro released Major Panno in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie. Major Panno is... 

Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

April 11, 2010 by  
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Hasbro released Malakili in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie. Malakili is a character... 

Malakili (Rancor Keeper POTF2)

Malakili (Rancor Keeper POTF2)

April 11, 2010 by  
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In the nineties, Hasbro decided that the time was right to bring Star Wars figures back to the world. In hindsight, that was probably a great decision. The original Star Wars generation had reached an... 

Rancor Keeper (Kenner)

Rancor Keeper (Kenner)

April 11, 2010 by  
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Ironically, Kenner’s Star Wars figures are what started my figure collection back when I was wee Nerd. However, I’ve never reviewed a vintage figure on the site. I’ve review other vintage... 

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