Kenner German Poster
This large (over 66 inches long) two-sheet poster was available to German toy collectors in 1979. Of the commercial posters available during that era, it's among the more impressive. The airbrushed artwork has a flair that reminds me of the art that adorned custom vans.

The small print clearly identifies it as a General Mills product. Of course, General Mills was the parent company of Kenner.

The spaceships may look familiar. The X-Wing and Darth Vader TIE Fighter are based on MPC's model kit representations of those vehicles; the regular TIE Fighter appears to be based on Kenner's action figure toy.

This magazine clipping shows this "Super-Poster" being advertised alongside the then newly released 20-back wave of action figures.

Description by: Ron Salvatore
Photo: Ron Salvatore
From the collection of: Ron Salvatore
Film:A New Hope
Category:Posters / Retail


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