Chilla custom figure in LJN style by Barbarossa / Lulu Berlu

By |November 17th, 2014|

Just over two months ago we ran a story about the exciting line of custom LJN style figures created in partnership between figure maker Barbarossa and producer Reg, of Lulu Berlu. We’ve received an update from Reg who has sent through these images and let us know that Chilla, the third figure produced so far, […]

LJN Toy Dealer Catalogue gallery (14 images)

By |October 24th, 2014|

Gallery of vintage ThunderCats catalogue images for the LJN toyline (14 images).

Like many toy companies, LJN released catalogs for dealers on a yearly basis. LJN’s toy catalogues concentrated mainly on their actual toy lines as opposed to the many video games that LJN produced later on. It is unknown exactly how far into the future […]

Toy Aisles of the 80s. ThunderCats figures on shelves!

By |October 11th, 2014|

Memories of ThunderCats figures at the shops
We’re working on expanding this gallery of vintage photos of T-Cat toys on shelves back in the day. If you have any photos or videos like these please let us know at grizzlor@thundercatslair.org

Mad Bubbler artwork revealed

By |September 3rd, 2014|

A notoriously elusive piece of ThunderCats history. A handful of toy collectors swore up and down on forums for years that they had owned a Mad Bubbler as kids. This was impossible of course, because this toy never made it to production. The bubble action was problematic and it was in queue at a time […]

Promotional Mumm-Ra package surfaces

By |July 21st, 2014|

One of the first Mumm-Ra’s ever packaged?

A very cool piece of ThunderCats memorabilia has surfaced which gives us a small window into some of the promotional marketing strategies that LJN used when launching the ThunderCats toy line. A seller on ebay has listed the contents of a package distributed by Promotional Services Inc. (PSi) in […]

ThunderCats LJN vintage style Lunataks custom action figures

By |February 16th, 2014|

It’s been over 20 years since LJN stopped producing ThunderCats toys. Fans’ hopes of seeing a slew of classic style characters produced in action figure form were dashed by the all too soon end of the Bandai and Mezco lines in the 2011 revival.  To this day the closest we’ve come to seeing a licensed […]

ThunderCats Minimates 2013 SDCC exclusive!

By |June 17th, 2013|

Our friends over at Icon Heroes have sent over details of their ThunderCats Minimates set available at San Diego Comic Convention next month!

ThunderCats Minimates Set of 5 ($22)
As his homeworld crumbled around him, young Prince Lion-O fled Thundera with the noble Jaga. Jaga would sacrifice himself to ensure his ward reached the safety of Third […]

Mezco Exclusive Cheetara and Snarf figures 2-pack at SDCC 2013!

By |June 5th, 2013|

Mezco Toyz Reveals 3rd Summer Exclusive: ThunderCats Cheetara and Snarf Mega Deluxe Figure 2 pack

New York- As the world of fandom collectively counts down to the July 18th start of San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, Mezco adds fuel to the flames of excitement by revealing the details of one of their Summer Exclusives: Cheetara and […]

ThunderCats Nintendo DS game by Namco Bandai out now!

By |November 10th, 2012|

 

A brand new ThunderCats game for the Nintendo DS, based on the recent re-imagining of  ThunderCats is out right now! Our good friends at Namco Bandai sent along all the details on this exciting new release:

THUNDER, THUNDER, THUNDER, THUNDERCATS HO!
The hit animated high-action series claws its way onto the Nintendo DS™! Become Lion-O and battle […]