Ric Olie Mountain Dew Can (1999)

You just can't overstate how saturated the market was with Episode I product back in 1999. PepsiCo, with its snack and fast food empire of Frito Lay and Kentucky Fried Pizza Bell, was flush with Star Wars tie-ins. As crazy as some of the fast food premiums were, I don't think they hold a candle …

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Star Wars SSP Vans in Kenner Catalog

The Star Wars SSP vans encompass two distinctly 70s fads, the custom van and zip-cord toy car. Well, make that three with Star Wars itself. I had one of these, along with a fantastic Evel Knievel stunt set. Both got a lot of play in the kitchen back in the day. These things didn't perform …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi (2007 Comic Pack)

The keyword for this Obi-Wan figure is unique. Based on his appearance in issue 55 of the Republic comic series, Kenobi is also useful as an Episode II representation. He's rocking the Attack of the Clones era mullet, to be sure. Most of the AOTC figures from the initial 2002 series depicted him sans cloak, …

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Captivating Cover: The White Witch – A Droid Adventure

I have to say it: I'm Droids obsessed. My interest in this most ignored bit of Star Wars entertainment began way back in 1985. At the time, my interest in Star Wars toys was waning, replaced by the surging GI Joe: A Real American Hero line. In my mind, Snake Eyes and Cobra Commander were …

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