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Title: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Famine on November 20, 2003, 01:51 PM
As some of you may, or may not know, Jurassic Park is my main toyline that I collect on a regular and constant basis. I have been collecting Jurassic Park memoribilia since 1993 when it first came out. I still remember my first piece of JP Merch. a Jurassic Park Coloring book, and after that, a trip to McDonalds, where I got a plastic JP Cup.

When I say I collect Jurassic Park, I also collect The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Jurassic Park /// toys, and all their filler lines.

I also do Dioramas with my Jurassic Park toys, make customs, and I am also a big part of the ever growing JP toy collectiong community. I was around at InGenNet before it passed, and now I am a moderator at www.JPToys.com as well.

Some of my customs, dioramas, and toy reveiws can be found there.


So, did, or does anyone else here collect Jurassic Park toys, or have a particular toy they liked?

Discuss! :)


Kevin
Title: Jurassic Park At Toyfair!
Post by: Famine on February 17, 2006, 12:40 AM
http://toyfair06.asmzine.com/toy-island/toy-island-jurassic-park/

as reported by www.JPToys.com !

Holy crap. While most of the stuff makes my eyes hurt and burn with hate, I love that little Tyrannosaur model.

Kevin
Title: Re: Jurassic Park At Toyfair!
Post by: Ben on February 17, 2006, 02:23 AM
Oh my, how garish. (http://toyfair06.asmzine.com/toy-island/toy-island-jurassic-park/slides/P1013423.sized.html)
Title: Re: Jurassic Park At Toyfair!
Post by: Annatar on February 23, 2006, 05:41 PM
That is sweet :D.

That would go great with some King Kong poly.
Title: Sideshow is making Jurassic Park toys in 2008!
Post by: Rune Haako on January 1, 2008, 04:59 PM
http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?page_id=4137 (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?page_id=4137)

 :o
Title: Re: Sideshow is making Jurassic Park toys in 2008!
Post by: Famine on January 6, 2008, 01:05 PM
http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?page_id=4137 (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?page_id=4137)

 :o

Right there with ya, Ovi. I can't wait to blow my money.

Kevin
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: spiderpumpkin on January 6, 2008, 06:53 PM
I never bought the toys back in 1993 or beyond but I always thought they were cool looking. 

I remember being very tempted to buy the toys back in 1993 when I first saw them at a Wal-Mart in Fridley, MN.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: TeenJedi on January 7, 2008, 02:50 PM
Ovi! You're Rune Haako?! Haha, I hadn't logged in to this forum in ages, but I just had to reply when I saw this thread. Yeah, so this is DVRex in case you're wondering ;) Wow, I should change my username since I haven't been a teen in 3 years...

Anyway, in relation to the topic, I've been collecting JP stuff from Kenner/Hasbro since '93... Hehe, it's kind of funny to read about spiderpumpkin seeing the toys at Walmart, cause back in '93 we didn't have Walmart here in my area of So. Cal. There was just Kmart, Target, and Toys R Us. LOL, I remember Toys R Us was a big Orange and Black building and the aisles inside were soo freakin long compared to the way they are now. Hahaha.

In any case, I'm so excited that Sideshow is gonna be producing JP stuff. I expect some quality stuff... with alot more detail than from what Hasbro produced with the last JP3 line.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Diddly on May 14, 2009, 07:41 PM
Looks like we're getting some repainted TRU exclusive (http://www.actionfigs.com/index.php?categoryid=61&p2_articleid=3023) Jurassic Park dinosaurs this summer.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Brian on August 25, 2009, 02:57 PM
Just saw this news (http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=58363) while reading through some movie stuff.  I know absolutely nothing about the JP toys, so this might just be the repaint stuff mentioned earlier in this thread, I don't know.  It says "brand new", but who knows.  Just thought I'd pass it along for anyone interested.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Jeff on February 13, 2013, 02:29 PM
Hasbro gears up for 2014 Jurassic Park 4 toy line (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118066172/)
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on February 15, 2013, 09:19 AM
Hasbro gears up for 2014 Jurassic Park 4 toy line (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118066172/)

Give us a Zillo Beast!
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: shmashwitdaclub on March 5, 2013, 08:30 AM
CTR has some new images:  http://www.cooltoyreview.com/story/front/Hasbro_Toys_R_Us_Exclusive_Jurassic_Park_Toys_150560.asp
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Diddly on March 7, 2013, 05:42 AM
I'd LOVE some nice, SA figures of the main characters from some of the films, specifically the first one.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Diddly on October 10, 2014, 07:20 AM
LEGO secures Jurassic World license (http://brickset.com/article/12650/It-s-official-LEGO-Jurassic-World-sets-due-next-year#.VDWTQUpJyeE.twitter)

Good news for LEGO AND JP fans... hopefully it's like LOTR and we get a few sets from the original movies too!
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Scockery on January 14, 2018, 11:18 PM
Mattel has the Jurassic World 2 licenses and some rough pics have leaked. 3 3/4" or 4" figures. Starlord on motorcycle...lol. An aquatic beast.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Brian on May 21, 2018, 01:47 PM
I haven't bought any of the new Mattel stuff, but have read a lot of positive things about the line so I took a look at them at Target the other day. I have to say, it doesn't look too bad. The mega T-Rex in particular is really, really cool. I was tempted to at least pick that up, but I'm really trying to not buy any "other" lines outside of Star Wars (and some Marvel), and scale things down. It is cool to see a fun toyline like that out there though.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: efranks on May 21, 2018, 11:59 PM
My Target blew through most of the first stock they got for launch. Some, like bigger dinosaurs and the Jeep have come back but they're still missing most of the $8-ish figures and small dino packs. I'm interested to see what happens after the movie opens.

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Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Jesse James on May 22, 2018, 01:57 AM
I kinda want the flatbed truck for an acid rain custom but have never seen it in a store.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on May 22, 2018, 08:31 AM
The truck is cool! Some of the vehicles have RC functionality too. I agree they did a good job with this launch, it's like 3 times the stuff they released for Solo.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Diddly on May 22, 2018, 11:47 AM
Yeah, this is a good looking line, combining decent articulation with affordable pricing. All I've seen in person are the dinosaurs. I'd love to get some of the classic figures from JP1 to throw in with my Indiana Jones figures, but they're apparently exclusive to Target, and Target hasn't restocked anything outside the initial cases.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Brian on May 22, 2018, 05:19 PM
Yeah I just found out the classic, or "Legacy" line, of stuff from the first movie is Target exclusive. I guess I haven't looked close enough to see what is left, but I'm a little curious now. It does seem from online reports that things are selling pretty well.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: efranks on June 1, 2018, 10:25 PM
I was in TRU on Sunday and the JW toys were 50% off. They didn't have any dinosaurs left but they had the Gyrosphere Blast Vehicle for $15 and several of the Owen figs for $4. I picked up the truck and Owen w/ Blue.

When the truck was first shown at Toy Fair I thought it had an interior and I was going to pick one up for my Joe figs. I was disappointed when I found out what it actually does but for 50% off, picked it up. It's actually a really decent toy. The action feature works pretty well, the gyrosphere works and Owen fits in. Pretty happy with it.

Now I need one of the non-action feature Blue figs to go in the back.

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Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Jesse James on June 4, 2018, 10:58 PM
Still never seen that flatbed truck in a store, ever.  Kind of a bummer as Iíd like one.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Jesse James on June 6, 2018, 05:29 PM
Hmmm so a pic of a playset is floating around on social media and it looks to connect to other sets.  Itís small and fairly simple, comes with a Dino.  Looks pretty cool, actually.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: efranks on July 15, 2018, 11:38 PM
I've never seen the flatbed truck either. I think the shelf tag at Target called it the Lights & Sounds Vehicle. They had the tag, but never got the truck. Or, if they did, they only got a couple and it was gone without me ever seeing it.

Apparently there's also a sub that I've never seen and didn't know about until I saw a review for it on YouTube a week or so ago. I guess there's a second wave of JW figs but all my Target has are Owen figs left. And I don't think Walmart had any of the human figs, just dinos. Mayb...Walmart is mostly worthless but they did get a cardboard end cap display of the battle damaged dinos and some of the larger dino figs. That's where I ended up getting a Blue. The deco on the bd figs was better than the others.

Not sure if it's the same playset but I've seen pics of one that comes with orange slime to look like lava flowing in. I haven't seen that in stores yet and don't know when/where it might pop up.

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Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Jesse James on July 16, 2018, 01:07 AM
I saw the sub and saw def Star Wars custom potential...  either as a ship of some sort or an under water vehicle too for like Clones or whatever.  The truck I saw today but $ is tight so I didnít get it.  I do want that though.  Itís quite nice.  Iíd like the other truck too really but it has a lot more work needed to make it better.  My acid rain dudes need some more conventional vehicles though!
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on February 11, 2019, 03:35 PM
Walmarts around here recently clearanced out all their JW human figures, and I was able to pick up Owen, Zia, and the two mercenaries for $2 each. Not bad figures at all.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Brian on February 11, 2019, 07:49 PM
A couple weeks ago, when Target had all the JW toys 20% off (and we had an extra coupon off our purchase), I broke and picked up the Super Colossal T-Rex for what ended up being around $33. Although I don't really have anywhere for this aside from standing on the floor, it really is a neat toy. It looks really good sculpting and paint-wise, and it seems to be a pretty solid toy as well. It would have been something I would have loved as a kid as well. Sort of tempted by some other things in that line, but I might have to stay away. Overall, a pretty well done toy line.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Brian on March 2, 2019, 07:48 PM
It is a slippery slope, but I did end up picking up a couple of the JP Legacy figures at Target (Alan Grant and Muldoon), and the jeep as well. Have to say, just a fun toy line, and would be great for kiddos. The figures, while not Vintage Collection quality, are pretty good and kind of what I wish we would see in the Star Wars basic line.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: efranks on March 4, 2019, 04:22 PM
I agree, it's been a very good line. My local Target did finally get the flatbed truck and sub just before Christmas, had them for only a couple of weeks and them promptly blew them out on clearance. Even Target has become a cluster when it comes to stocking toys it seems.

I ended up with the JP Jeep, Grant, and Ellie. I also picked up a couple more dino figures, including some that were on post-Christmas sale. Nothing big, just stuff in the $10 range of releases.

The local Target is pretty well stocked up on the current stuff but last time I was in my Walmart, week or so ago, it was just a huge spot of empty pegs. I was out of town yesterday and stopped in a larger WM, in a bigger market, and they didn't have a good stock of JW toys either. Walmart is just the worst.

I don't know if I'll buy it but I am looking forward to seeing the Target exclusive Brachiosaurus. Not sure if that's supposed to be in stores or not though.

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Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on March 28, 2019, 04:56 PM
Our local Targets here have started clearancing out all their Jurassic Park stuff. All the Dinoís were 50% off and the Legacy figures were 30% off today. I grabbed Ellie and Malcolm. Will probably pick up Grant and Muldoon tomorrow. And maybe the Jeep. Hmm... :D
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on April 2, 2019, 09:22 PM
Could be in trouble here. Now Iíve got all the humans, plus the Jeep, and today I concluded I needed at least a few dinosaurs, so I bought a few of those on the cheap too...

Slippery slope.  :-\
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: McMetal on July 31, 2019, 09:17 PM
Picked up the new Indominus Rex today at Target. Great play features! Poor Claire has been devoured several times already, lol.
Title: Re: Jurassic Park Toys
Post by: Ben on August 13, 2019, 08:54 PM
Scored a nice lot of Kenner toys a few weeks back and now Iíve decided Iím not too interested in them. Is anyone here interested in them? Iíll post a pic when I can.

I have Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler, Tim Murphy, and Nedry for human figures, and the Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus for dinos. All complete as far as I can tell. I also have the Jeep that I think is complete sans a missile.