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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Expanded Universe Airspeeder (1997)

I'm amazed that the 90s Star Wars series started dipping into pre-production sources for inspiration so early in its life. The Airspeeder is based on designs by Ralph McQuarrie, and the toy is a bear-perfect representation of its two-dimensional counterpart. The lines and deco are pure McQuarrie, and one can spot the future Snowspeeder throughout …

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