The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher : Krause Publications Incorporated
  • Pages : 271
  • Relase : 2014
  • ISBN : 1440240590

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985 Book Review:

Showcases and details the rare, popular, forgotten, and beloved figures coveted by fans the world over.

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2019-11-19
  • ISBN : 1440249113

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985 Book Review:

Abundantly visual and painstakingly meticulous, The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985, 2nd edition, by nationally renowned toy expert Mark Bellomo, offers the definitive reference to vintage Star Wars action figures. This big, bold and beautiful hardcover book includes 700 detailed color images, information, variations and secondary market values for every action figure produced by Kenner during this time, as well as accessories, creatures, playsets and vehicles, all to create the finest Star Wars action figure guide on the market. Featuring a Foreword by Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of the hit Netflix documentary series The Toys That Made Us and devoted Star Wars toy collector, The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures is serious fun for those who take their fun seriously.

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher : Krause Publications
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2009-06-30
  • ISBN : 0896899225

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 Book Review:

This guide to the guts-and-glory of G.I. Joe identifies every figure with all its weapons and gear, every vehicle with all the easy-to-lose pieces and every accessory related to Hasbros stellar team of soldiers. Use The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe to expand your knowledge about Joe and the team, or Cobra and his cronies, and to identify and assess the value of any of the series 350 action figures and 240 vehicles and accessories.

Star Wars Vintage Action Figures

Star Wars Vintage Action Figures
  • Author : John P. Kellerman
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 268
  • Relase : 2005-05-01
  • ISBN : 1903111307

Star Wars Vintage Action Figures Book Review:

Transformers

Transformers
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2007-04-25
  • ISBN : 9781440239243

Transformers Book Review:

Transformers: Identification and Price Guide is the ultimate reference for all Generation One (G1) Transformers figures released from 1984 - 1990. Featuring more than 1,200 color photographs, this unparalleled guide presents every character in robot and alternate modes with accessories. Individual character biographies are presented from the original Tech Specs and also include function, personal motto, and ability scores. Notes on character history - as presented in the Sunbow cartoon series and Marvel comic books - are complemented by expert commentary on character attributes and popularity on today's secondary market. Current values for all figures in varying condition grades assist collectors in determining the value of their collections. Collectors, toy dealers, casual fans, and everyone who staged basement battles between the heroic Autobots and the evil Deceptions need an accurate identification and price guide to decipher the more than 300 G1 Transformers toys produced from 1984 - 1993. This is the definitive reference for your favorite "Robots in Disguise!"

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Transformers Action Figures

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Transformers Action Figures
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2016
  • ISBN : 1440246408

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Transformers Action Figures Book Review:

In 1984, Hasbro quietly infiltrated the toy aisles with a series of robots based on Japanese robot toys. These transformable robots were divided into two camps: Autobots and Decepticons. The two sides provided children with classic good versus evil battles. Like the hugely successful G.I. Joe line, the Transformers were supported by a great television show and an excellent comic book produced by Marvel Comics. With die-cast metal parts, rubber tires, working action features and sometimes-firing missiles, these robots quickly changed to jets, cars and other weapons. With a great concept supported by a runaway TV show and comic book series, the groundwork was laid for one of the most successful toy franchises of all times. Today, Transformers are hotter than ever. Fueled by four live-action Transformers movies - with a fifth to be released in 2017 - values for the toys are skyrocketing. On eBay there are more than 93,000 listings for Transformer auctions just in Action Figures alone.

The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
  • Author : Val Staples,Mattel,Dan Eardley
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 752
  • Relase : 2021-05-04
  • ISBN : 9781506720470

The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Book Review:

A massive, 700-plus-page, full-color hardcover chronicling the quintessential toys of He-Man, She-Ra, and the other Masters of the Universe! In the 1980s, the Masters of the Universe toy lines shook the world of children's entertainment to its foundations. Now, YouTube influencer "Pixel Dan" Eardley and He-Man historian Val Staples have worked with fans worldwide to cultivate this incredible volume that contains in-depth overviews of every item in several complete toy lines, including: 1982's Masters of the Universe, 1985's Princess of Power, 1989's He-Man, 2002's Masters of the Universe relaunch, and 2008's Masters of the Universe Classics! In addition to expertly-researched documentation of the toys' development and unique variants, each entry also includes photographic reference of the heroic figures and playsets from decades of development. This phenomenal tome also features never-before-seen interviews and designer commentary from the toys' creators, offering keen insights into the genesis of a product that inspired millions of young imaginations. With over 700 pages of lovingly assembled content, this compendium is the perfect addition to any Masters of the Universe fan's collection. By the power of Grayskull, you have the power!

The Unofficial Guide to Vintage Transformers

The Unofficial Guide to Vintage Transformers
  • Author : Rik Alvarez
  • Publisher : Schiffer Publishing
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2017-11-30
  • ISBN : 0764354418

The Unofficial Guide to Vintage Transformers Book Review:

For many years, the Transformers have been a staple of pop culture. As new and old collectors seek to enhance their knowledge of this toy line, this book provides a wide view of the Transformers action figures from their earliest incarnations, their journey through the 1980s, and culminating with the Beast Wars in the 1990s. Extremely well researched, this guide provides information on the development of the figures while explaining their key features, along with showcasing many figure variations. Featuring images of figures both in and out of package, yearly product listings for easy reference, and pricing examples for many key items, this book is a great tool for reintroducing yourself or getting familiar with these toys from the past.

Discipline and Punish

Discipline and Punish
  • Author : Michel Foucault
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2012-04-18
  • ISBN : 9780307819291

Discipline and Punish Book Review:

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.

The Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles

The Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles
  • Author : Amanda Sheriff,Robert M. Overstreet
  • Publisher : Gemstone Publishing
  • Pages : 418
  • Relase : 2018-11
  • ISBN : 1603602283

The Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles Book Review:

Since the first film debuted in 1977, Star Wars has dominated the collecting landscape like no other franchise. With record prices set in world of action figures, and the spirited pursuit of movie posters, comic books, video games, novels and other niches showing no end in sight, the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide has turned its attention to The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles. In addition to detailed pricing, this volume will be packed with insights and collecting tips from experienced enthusiasts, dealers and more!

101 Healing Stories

101 Healing Stories
  • Author : George W. Burns
  • Publisher : Elsevier España
  • Pages : 260
  • Relase : 2001-04-05
  • ISBN : 8445811649

101 Healing Stories Book Review:

"George W. Burns examines the healing value of using metaphors in therapy and provides 101 inspirational story ideas that therapists can adapt to share with clients for effecting change. He explains how to tell stories that engage the client, how to make them metaphoric, and where to find sources for such tales. Burns also shows readers how to build stories from personal experiences or their own imagination to use in session, making this thoughtful book an especially creative therapeutic tool."--BOOK JACKET.

Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection

Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection
  • Author : Stephen J. Sansweet
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2012-11-28
  • ISBN : 1452111308

Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection Book Review:

Here at last is the complete and definitive collection of the more than 2,500 Star Wars® action figures produced over the last 35 years. Fans and collectors can finally trace the evolution of each character in toy form from the time of their first appearance through the designs of today, with pages of amazing and inventive variations crafted to tell the stories of Luke Skywalker, Darth Maul, and literally hundreds more. Compiled by Stephen J. Sansweet, owner of the world's largest private collection of Star Wars memorabilia, the book also showcases and details the rare, popular, forgotten, and beloved figures coveted by fans the world over, drawing figures from the feature film, video game, and cartoon realms of the vast Star Wars universe.

Official Price Guide to Action Figures

Official Price Guide to Action Figures
  • Author : Stuart W. Wells, III,Jim Main
  • Publisher : House of Collectibles
  • Pages : 292
  • Relase : 1997
  • ISBN : 0676600808

Official Price Guide to Action Figures Book Review:

What do the Bionic Woman, Captain Action, G.I. Joe, Thundercats, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have in common? They're action figures--and part of the hot new area of collectibles! COMPREHENSIVE. From the A-Team to the X-Men, Big Jim to the Little Mermaid, Desert Patrol to Waterworld, Marvel Superheroes to Masters of the Universe, The Official Price Guide to Action Figures lists more than 8,000 different figures from hundreds of series--with separate introductions to each series and its significance, history, and collectibility. SPECIAL SECTIONS. An on-target market review, a step-by-step look at how an action figure is created--from conception to sculpting to production, and a history of Kenner (a major manufacturer of action figures for the past twenty years). PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. Helpful tips from the experts on starting, building, and maintaining an action figure collection. WRITTEN BY EXPERTS. Stuart Wells III is the former executive editor of Collectible Toys & Values and Triton: Comics, Cards, and Collectibles, monthly magazines covering all types of action figures. Jim Main is the editor and publisher of Action Figure Collector and Barracks: The G.I. Joe Collectors Magazine. FULLY ILLUSTRATED. The Official Price Guide to Action Figures is packed with more than 600 photographs for easy identification. HOUSE OF COLLECTIBLES. Serving collectors for more than thirty-five years

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 250
  • Relase : 2005-12-27
  • ISBN : 014303653X

Amusing Ourselves to Death Book Review:

What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. "It's unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.” -CNN Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media—from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs—it has taken on even greater significance. Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic look at what happens when politics, journalism, education, and even religion become subject to the demands of entertainment. It is also a blueprint for regaining control of our media, so that they can serve our highest goals. “A brilliant, powerful, and important book. This is an indictment that Postman has laid down and, so far as I can see, an irrefutable one.” –Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World

Rack Toys

Rack Toys
  • Author : Brian Heiler
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2021-08-06
  • ISBN : 1737380137

Rack Toys Book Review:

A love-letter to fun toys that broke real easy, Rack Toys chronicles decades of cheaply made toys found on the rack of discount stores, drug stores and anywhere in-between. What these toys lacked in quality, they made up for in charm and kitsch.

The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass

The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass
  • Author : Mary Beth Beuke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2014-06-24
  • ISBN : 9781629141503

The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass Book Review:

As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker—especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting. There are several reasons why the hunt is so important to the sea glass seeker. Some find their Zen moments in the solitude and beauty of the hunt. Some collect to add color to their life. The history, mystery, and discovery of sea glass are also strong forces that draw collectors to shorelines around the world, looking for these pieces of physically and chemically weathered frosted glass. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn about and start your own collection of sea glass, the window for doing so is closing as pieces are becoming more elusive due to a growth in sea glass popularity and a decrease in recent glass bottle production. In The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass, Beuke provides information that will help first-time seekers start new collections and veteran hunters learn more about their current sets. Beuke shares her experiences in gathering her own collection via photographs of vibrant and rare pieces, as well.

The Ultimate Guide to G. I. Joe 1982-1994

The Ultimate Guide to G. I. Joe 1982-1994
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2018
  • ISBN : 1440248796

The Ultimate Guide to G. I. Joe 1982-1994 Book Review:

"The rewards found collecting G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero! - are abundant. But be prepared. Like any good soldier, you'll want to enter the fray well armed. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe, 1982-1994, 3rd edition documents with pictures, words, details inside intel and secondary market values for every G.I. Joe character, vehicle, playset, accessory and weapon system - as well as easily lost pieces for each - in this vintage run."--

Star Wars: The Rebel Files

Star Wars: The Rebel Files
  • Author : Daniel Wallace
  • Publisher : Epic Ink
  • Pages : 176
  • Relase : 2020-08-11
  • ISBN : 9780760370247

Star Wars: The Rebel Files Book Review:

Branded as rebels and traitors, the members of the Alliance worked from the shadows, gathering information and support from across the galaxy to bring an end to the Empire's tyranny. This infomation has been kept hidden until now. Discovered in the ruins of an abandoned rebel base, these files have been passed among members of the Resistance, who have added notes, updates, and new insights to the documents. A repository of Alliance intelligence, The Rebel Files weaves together classified documents, intercepted transmissions, and gathered communications to trace the formation of the Rebel Alliance. Unlock the secrets of the Rebel Alliance!

Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book

Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book
  • Author : The Topps Company,Lucasfilm LTD
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Pages : 76
  • Relase : 2017-04-04
  • ISBN : 1419727117

Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book Book Review:

The Force is strong with this ultimate collectible for fans of all ages Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book is the first sticker book to collect more than 250 iconic Star Wars stickers--many reproduced in their original size--released by Topps between 1977 and 1983. As an added bonus, this collection also includes 18 stickers from the "Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens" promotion, featuring a mix of classic characters from the original films and new characters from Episode VII. In the back are five pull-out posters so you can make your own unique sticker creations on one side, or display a recreation of a classic Topps Star Wars puzzle poster on the other. Whether you are a lifelong Star Wars fan, or if you have just discovered the epic saga, this is the perfect package for fans of all ages to enjoy!

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994
  • Author : Mark Bellomo
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2009-06-02
  • ISBN : 9781440219320

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 Book Review:

This guide to the guts-and-glory of G.I. Joe identifies every figure with all its weapons and gear, every vehicle with all the easy-to-lose pieces and every accessory related to Hasbros stellar team of soldiers. Use The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe to expand your knowledge about Joe and the team, or Cobra and his cronies, and to identify and assess the value of any of the series 350 action figures and 240 vehicles and accessories.