Weequay Skiff Guard

Weequay Skiff Guard

January 19, 2013 by  
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  One of the last figures from the Star Wars Vintage Collection is one I had been waiting to get for quite some time. The vintage Kenner Weequay was one I really liked from my childhood, because... 

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... 

Nikto Skiff Guard

Nikto Skiff Guard

September 8, 2012 by  
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  Well, Hasbro’s new Nikto Skiff Guard (VC99) is a long overdue update to the original figure made by Kenner for the vintage Return of the Jedi toy line. This is important for some people, because... 

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... 

Leia Organa (Sandstorm Outfit)

Leia Organa (Sandstorm Outfit)

July 7, 2012 by  
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  Leia Organa (Sandstorm Outfit) was released in the second wave of figures for the Star ]Wars Vintage Collection (VC88) in 2012, but that doesn’t mean she’s a truly new product, even if the... 

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... 

Weequay (Skiff Master)

Weequay (Skiff Master)

May 28, 2011 by  
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Even though this specific character never had an action figure made back in the Kenner years, Hasbro deemed the Weequay (Skiff Master) worthy of being released as part of the Star Wars Vintage... 

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... 

Wicket

Wicket

May 7, 2011 by  
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Back when Return of the Jedi premiered, I remember I did not hate ewoks outright. As a matter of fact, I remember it was something of a novelty for me to think about the technological disparity between... 

Rebel Commando

Rebel Commando

April 23, 2011 by  
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Another of my favorite figures from the vintage era circa 1983 was the Endor Rebel Commando. Stylistically, it was not quite the same as the other vintage Kenner Return of the Jedi figures, something... 

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... 

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