Customer Reviews


9 Reviews
5 star:
 (7)
4 star:
 (2)
3 star:    (0)
2 star:    (0)
1 star:    (0)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 
Most Helpful First | Newest First

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Go Figure!, 10 July 1999
By A Customer
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
As a rule I don't usually buy refernce books, but after a quick flick through this one I could see that it would be worth parting with the necessary cash!
Lavishly illustrated, the Action Figure Archive is a near complete record of all the original Star Wars trilogy figures, ships and creatures ever issued. The book contains full colour pictures of each figure along with notes about it's production and the different variants made.
This makes it a must for most collectors, but it is also a fascinating read for the average fan as it has also been packed full of rare titbits of information about the trilogy itself (such as unused publicity photos and shots of scenes that were cut from the final release of all three films).
My only nitpick with the book, if there must be one, is the font that has been used for the footnotes looks as though it has come from a ten year old printer. But this is a minor quible about an otherwise excellently presented book.
At the end of the day the real fun comes from flicking through the book and pointing out a particular figure and saying "I had that one!". I wish I still did....
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Must For Any Star Wars Fan, 22 Sep 1999
By A Customer
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
A bible of a book. This definitive reference book will give you an insight into collecting Star Wars Action figures, telling you whats rare and whats common. It even gives the bar code reading for the figures, indicating what production batch they were in. The whole book is full of quality glossy pictures that you will want to refer to time and time again. The written material is also very clear and conscisive. A must for any true Star Wars Action figure collector.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Chronicles of the Action Figrues, 22 Aug 1999
By A Customer
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
This book is really nice & you can't keep away from it. Surely when you collect / played with the toys. It's fairly up to date and includes also the vehicles, creatures & playsets. It also features many unseen photo's of cut scenès and very rare photo's taken on the set. Beautiful book in full color.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Great book, 21 Nov 2013
By 
Jannik Christensen "J.R." (Denmark) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
Fantastic book with many details and pictures. It has been a pleasure to read.
It was worth every penny and i would recommend other fans of the Kenner Star wars figures to read it as well.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars "Star Wars" : The Action Figure Archive - Recommende, 29 Jan 2013
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
I purchased this item as a present for my Son who was very pleased with the book. He wanted it as a reference book to verify each model of his own collection.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Star wars book., 6 Dec 2012
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
Brilliant book,real great quality,gives my son hours of pleasure looking up interesting facts,great clear photos,would highly recommend to any Star Wars fan.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars nice add to my collection!!, 27 July 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
very happy to had been bougth this book!!! it has arrived in very aceptable condition!! nice add to my collection...
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


4.0 out of 5 stars Archive for collectors, 4 Sep 2010
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
I bought this for the pictures of the original Star Wars figures released in the 70s and 80s but the book also focuses on and goes into detail on the 90s figures that had recently come out at the time of publishing. The information is interesting and the book is full of high quality photos of the figures and their real-life counterparts from the films, with even information on the 'Droids' and 'Ewoks' figures! This will appeal to anyone that ever owned any of the older figures and those that are interested in collecting the newer ones too.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 23 Sep 2009
By 
Mr. N. R. Watson "Watsonnrw" (Norwich, England) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: "Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive (Hardcover)
I purchased this book primarily for the vintage action figures and it covers those exceptionally well, with detailed photographs and a few lines on each character. What was a pleasent surprise was how much I enjoyed the sections on the more recent action figures, again all very well displayed and detailed. An excellent book which I would strongly recommend.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


Most Helpful First | Newest First

This product

"Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive
"Star Wars": The Action Figure Archive by Stephen J. Sansweet (Hardcover - 15 April 1999)
Used & New from: £5.92
Add to wishlist See buying options
Only search this product's reviews