Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have a long history of wild crossovers with other nerdy properties. But according to the Jedi Temple Archives, the best one that could have happened never actually did. In the early 90s, when Hasbro/Kenner had let the Star Wars action figure license lapse. So Playmates made a pitch for the property, and even commissioned famed Ninja Turtles artist Michael Dooney to mock up some potential artwork for a line of TMNT / Star Wars crossover toys.
I never knew I needed a pizza lightsaber all this time.
These closeups with the call-out details make it even better. A nunchuck bowcaster! Sewer pipe lightsaber handles! A miniature Han Solo In Carbonite strapped to April Leia’s belt! Various versions of Donatello strapped to the other Turtles’ backs! This is the stuff of childhood dreams.
There are even some customized fan-made toy versions of those, to show us all what could have been (such as Krang riding an AT-ST).
May the Fourth, perhaps also known a Merchandizing Day to the Wookies, is upon us! READ THE REST
May the Fourth be with you this May 4 with these new Star Wars Droids postage stamps. USPS: Technology plays a prominent role in the “Star Wars” films, most notably with the droids. The U.S. Postal Service will recognize the loveable machines from the “Star Wars” galaxy with 10 dazzling new character-inspired Forever stamps. These… READ THE REST
New Orleans police are seeking the whereabouts of Chewbacca who is suspected of aggravated battery with a knife. According to the NOPD, the incident occurred on Saturday night and Chewbacca hasn’t been seen since. I find it unfortunate that Chewbacca is being blamed for this heinous crime when the photo clearly depicts some other Wookie.… READ THE REST
Raising kids is a grind, a 24/7/365 all-encompassing responsibility that never truly ends. But even as all-important as that job is, it’s no surprise that all the other overwhelming responsibilities parents face in their daily lives occasionally make them take their eye off the ball when it comes to the kids. Are they following Mom and… READ THE REST
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While the past year probably helped advance your culinary skills immeasurably… you’re thinking what we’re thinking, right? With vaccinations rising and restrictions loosening, it’s time to get back out there and enjoy restaurants again. From big chains to local eateries, we all know they haven’t been doing all that great lately. But with this offer… READ THE REST