Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

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The Top Ten Characters from Star Wars: The Clone Wars

After George Lucas’ prequel trilogy ended in 2005, Lucasfilm sought a new means to keep the excitement alive for the brand. Luckily, they already had proven that Star Wars fans would accept watching their favorite characters in animated form back in 2003. Back then, Lucasfilm approached Genndy Tartakovsky to help them create a series of […]

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Retrospective on Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Before the 2000s, Star Wars only dabbled with television-based content, such as the notorious Star Wars Holiday Special from 1977. However, the release of the prequel trilogy films, starting with 1999’s The Phantom Menace, opened up the possibilities to content created to fill in the decades-long gaps between each storyline. Especially once George Lucas introduced […]

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The Top Ten Star Wars Characters from the Movie Trilogies

The Star Wars media franchise needs no introduction. From the tremendous success it enjoyed across all multimedia platforms from the late 70s even to the 2000s, the Star Wars franchise has enjoyed unprecedented success and fantastic popularity. To be free of ambiguity, George Lucas’ Star Wars is an exceptional media franchise consisting of numerous movies […]

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The Top 10 Kenner Star Wars Toys

The Star Wars franchise is a futuristic, Sci-Fi based franchise. This franchise portrays the constant struggles between the evil Empire and a group of heroes, the Alliance. The franchise also depicts the relationship between humans, robots and droids, and other extraterrestrials. There were mentions of The Force and the war between the Jedi order (those […]

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