Toy links tagged "Star Wars"

Loomis looks for more licensesLoomis looks for more licenses.
“One day in 1976 he noticed a brief item in the Hollywood Reporter about a movie that was being made. Loomis had never heard of the director, but he liked the title …”

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The secret history of G.I. JoeThe secret history of G.I. Joe.
“In those days, everyone in the toy business knew that toy soldiers were three-inch-high, immobile, plastic or lead figures, and the initial response to Joe ranged from doubt to scorn to laughter …”

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Shadow WalkerShadow Walker.
A remarkable Action Force custom.

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Look at the size of that thingLook at the size of that thing.
A photo by Chris Murphy.

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Plastic Galaxy trailerPlastic Galaxy.
“In 1977, Star Wars took over the silver screen. But in 1978, Star Wars toys took over our lives.” (See also.)

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Sorry, we're closedSorry, we’re closed.
“Thanks buddy for keeping the childhood spirit of Star Wars alive in our household and for reminding me of how much fun it is to play with our toys.”

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After the SarlaccAfter the Sarlacc.
“… depicting his visage with burns from the digestive juices and probably the explosives he used to escape.”

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Mecha-RancorMecha-Rancor.
“… rancors are not easy to sculpt out of plastic bricks.”

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I can't keep the vision out of my head“I can’t keep the vision out of my head.”
“… that’s why I choose to drink …”

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Jedi mind tricks: the Dak side of the ForceJedi mind tricks: the Dak side of the Force.
A photocomic by Niktom. (Related.)

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