No ALIENS action figures or toys were made available as movie tie-in merchandise to accompany its release in 1986. Nonetheless, action figures did play a role in the making of the movie.
This article outlines how one of the worst ALIEN action figures ever released contributed to one of the best action movies ever made. You can read about it here.
During the course of the next 50 days, we’re going to look at some of the other action figures and models that will grace the pages of HIDEOUS PLASTIC – In stores everyone can hear you scream. First up is this rather obscure item from Tsukuda Hobby, released in 1995.
This Japanese pressing is the 2nd item from Tsukuda Hobby derived their product from the original 1979 kenner action figure and it is generally considered to be inferior. While Continue reading
Added to the Gallery are 15 images of the Japanese Toys ‘R’ Us exclusive silver coated complete model ALIEN.
Yah. It’s another one of those obscure figures you won’t hear too much about. Just go search for this item and see what you can find…
For the 6th entry into the Hideous Plastic image Gallery, I present to you the 17 inch tall 1995 Tsukuda Hobby Completed Model.
This is one of the lesser known iterations of the family of figures derived from the original 1979 Kenner ALIEN action toy. There’s nothing substantially remarkable about it and it certainly won’t win any prizes. Nonetheless, this relatively uncommon and little known pressing contributes to the increasing number of models and figures based on the original item in its own way.
Continuing in my Quest to update the Gallery section of the site, I have just posted a set of images of the first Tsukuda Hobby ALIEN that was released in 1984.
That’s 5 out of 10 proposed Gallery items added. Half way there now.