Action Figure Archaeology: Crisis On Infinite Commander Rikers (and a look at the short-lived Galoob Star Trek: The Next Generation toy line)

This auction is long over by now, meaning some lucky s0-and-so had five Commander Rikers shipped to their home. Wanting to own a little plastic totem of the handsomest space-dad in the galaxy is not questionable in and of itself...but buying Riker quintuplets is. What could someone do so many Rikers? Even if you're a … Continue reading Action Figure Archaeology: Crisis On Infinite Commander Rikers (and a look at the short-lived Galoob Star Trek: The Next Generation toy line)

Wal-Mart Broke Street Date on Star Wars: Rogue One Toys

When a big Star Wars media release looms on the horizon like a lurching Imperial Walker, there's usually a set date that the associated merch will be released. According to a Target commercial I saw the other day Rogue One's is Friday, Sept. 30th. A "Force Friday," like the street date for The Force Awakens … Continue reading Wal-Mart Broke Street Date on Star Wars: Rogue One Toys

Restoration Project: Darth Vader Action Figure Carrying Case

I have a lot of Star Wars action figures. I have entirely too many Star Wars action figures. (I've got a good majority of the toys featured on this poster.) Hasbro started churning out Star Wars action figures in the 90s after a prolonged hiatus as the Lucasfilm industrial complex geared up for the special … Continue reading Restoration Project: Darth Vader Action Figure Carrying Case