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Mego’s first Star Trek Action Figures were released as far back as 1974, pre-Star Wars, and were based primarily on the live-action TV series [ read more ]
The very first baseball action figures were similar in design and look to Hasbro's popular GI Joe figure with interchangeable uniforms and a generic look
NHL Action Figures: A Look at the History and Evolution of These Collectible Miniature Hockey Players
In 1986 Pat McInally, while browsing through the toy aisles of a local store saw rows of toys featuring super-heroes, but none based on sports heroes
As sales of sport trading cards continue to drop alarmingly sales of NFL action figures continues to grow despite the current economic crisis [Read more]
Mattel is one of the biggest toy manufacturers in the world and was founded in 1945 by
The Justice League of America or JLA is a fictional superhero team that, as well as striking fear into villains around the world [ READ MORE ]
The NECA Toy Company or the National Entertainment Collectables Association are a toy manufacturer based in New Jersey...[read more]
Why weren't any Terminator action figures released for the original Terminator movie?
In 1907 AC Gilbert founded Mysto Manufacturing which would later become the A. C. Gilbert Company.... [read more]
This is a guide to Marvel’s Fantastic Four action figures, along with some tips on the most valuable figures on the secondary market
The first three Kenner Predator figures were released in 1994 loosely based on the first comic book story... [read more]
The Kenner Aliens action figure line was first released in 1992 based on a Saturday morning Fox cartoon show.
Jakks Pacific was founded in 1995 by Jack Friedman. Friedman previously founded LJN and THQ, two companies now defunct
Bandai are the world’s third-largest toy manufacturer after Hasbro and Mattel, and they are the only one [ read more ]