Kenner packaging art by Kim David McNeill Simmons

Kim David McNeill Simmons was the man responsible for photographing the Kenner (Palitoy in the UK) box cover art. He’s selling high resolution prints of his work at his web site and i think that it’s hugely nostalgic. There are a lot that bring back fond memories of my childhood, but only two that i am considering for my collection.

The first is the Empire Strikes Back cover art. Of course i have something similar from my youth, but time has not been kind to the box, so it’ll be nice to hang this near my toys.

Kim-D-M-Simmons-Gallery-Classic-Kenner-The-Empire-Strikes-Back-086The second print is the Return of the Jedi cover art.

Kim-D-M-Simmons-Gallery-Classic-Kenner-Return-Of-The-Jedi-027I mostly associate this art with the Lili Ledy Millennium Falcon, but good examples of those toys are prohibitively expensive and i don’t have one in my modest collection. This will be the closest thing.

I’m having a lot of difficulty getting onto the web site, so i can’t tell you the size of price of these prints.

About mffanrodders

A keen Star Wars collector since 1977, my collection focus seems to have taken on a turn towards Han Solo's iconic Star Ship. Why the Millennium Falcon? No one else seemed to have one at the time and it was fair to say that i had difficulty resisting the higher end models. My friend, icruise from Rebelscum has a superb blog for his Jabba the Hutt collection, I thought that i'd start this blog to chart my own collection of Millennium Falcon related collectibles as it increases.
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4 Responses to Kenner packaging art by Kim David McNeill Simmons

  1. stasiuwong says:

    Apparently the lustre or metallic choices range from 8×10″ ($25) to 20×24″ ($75). Having these images free of package markings is a better option than keeping bulky cardboard boxes.

  2. icruise says:

    I plan to get prints of the Jabba playset and prototype playset photos myself. 🙂

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