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Jenkem: MEET THE GUYS MAKING BOOTLEG SKATEBOARD ACTION FIGURES

 Photo credit: Jenkem

Photo credit: Jenkem

I'm a huge toy fan as you could see if you visited my home (you're not invited) and as you can see from my various toy-related articles on my Koonagi's World Blog (example). So, when I found out that some dudes were making bootleg skateboard action figures, you know I got excited. I would love to add some of these to my collection of off-beat collectibles. Check out the full interview from Jenkem.com below: 

MEET THE GUYS MAKING BOOTLEG SKATEBOARD ACTION FIGURES - Jenkem Magazine

Whenever companies make skate related toys, they usually come out extremely kooky. Whether it's super mainstream (like fast food wind-up Tony Hawks or Mario glued to an immovable rocket board), or potentially more authentic (Tech Decks, Wild Grinders, or any number of plastic trinkets with pro skater licensing deals), the result always feels slightly off.