In the late 1970s, two STAR WARS action figure-oriented Death Star playsets were sold. In the United States, Kenner’s Death Star Space Station was a four-story structure that resembled, from one side, a gun tower near the famous trench from the film. At the other end was a tall cylinder that doubled as both an […]
Recently I purchased a 45rpm record of music from the 1980s Japanese anime television series Armored Fleet Dairugger XV — not because of the record, but because of the artwork that came with the record. Among the images is one that shows the face and name of each Dairugger pilot next to the Dairugger vehicle that […]
As part of my ongoing quest for custom-made action figures of the 15 pilots of Vehicle Team Voltron, I played around with Adobe Illustrator and some photos of the Keith action figure from Panosh Place’s Voltron toy line to see what the Voltron Vehicle Team pilot figures might look like. Keith (unaltered) Keith in Air […]
In pursuit of a nerdy goal to own custom-made, vintage-style action figures of all 15 pilots of Vehicle Team Voltron, I’ve been scrutinizing the pilot uniforms. The images in this blog entry were copied from the Voltron website of “SGB,” with the permission of the site’s author. The pilot uniform, which doubles as a flight […]
Here is a custom action figure of Jeff, Air Team leader and captain of the Voltron Vehicle Team. The figure was made by pock63 from a 1980s vintage Star Wars: Return of the Jedi General Madine action figure. Thanks, pock63!