It took us a while to get here but we finally covered all the dinosaurs from Series 1 of Tyco’s Dino Riders. I’ve gone over all the major details like armor and the basic awesomeness of the line as a whole but there’s still plenty you need to see about Series 1 and now we’ve got you fully covered. This piece is loaded with pictures and details we haven’t covered, until now.
All Series 1 dinos came with this mini comic introducing the characters and dinosaurs. Mini comics were once a staple of major toylines but they rarely, if ever, exist anymore.
The last two pages of the comic were used to show off the entire line of dinosaurs from Series 1. The interesting thing is that several of these are shown in their original colors that did not make it onto the final product.
The boxes for Series 1 featured some beautiful painted artwork. All boxes had a front flap covered in the art. The flap could be flipped up revealing a window showing off the dinosaur and figure(s) inside.
The artwork on each package is absolutely stunning and each box does a great job of keeping the toys inside safe while serving the dual purpose of showing off that artwork and the figure inside at the same time.
Series 1 Valorians came with weapons and accessories molded in silver that matched up to their silver and blue dinosaur armor. They included a ladder, a water bag, a bandolier, a laser rifle that clips onto a figure’s arm, a smaller laser pistol that clips on the wrist and the AMP which helped the Valorians communicate with the dinosaurs.
All accessories fit easily onto the figures except the ladder which is meant for the dinosaurs.
The Rulons had a completely different set of weapons and accessories than the Valorians with the ladder being the only shared piece. Molded in red plastic, the Rulon accessories stood out against the dark grays and purples of their dinosaur weapons and armor.
Like the Valorian weapons, all Rulon accessories fit nicely and snugly onto the figures.
All of the Series 1 Valorian dinos have been given a closer look on Doom Kick. Series 1 Valorians
- Dino Riders Torosaurus
- Dino Riders Diplodocus
- Dino Riders Pterodactyl
- Dino Riders Styracosaurus
- Dino Riders Valorian Deinonychus
- Dino Riders Valorian Quetzalcoatlus
There were also six Rulons released in the first wave of dinosaurs, including the popular T-Rex.
Series 1 Rulons
- Dino Riders Pteranodon
- Dino Riders T-Rex
- Dino Riders Ankylosaurus
- Dino Riders T-Rex Gallery
- Dino Riders Monoclonius
- Dino Riders Triceratops
- Dino Riders Rulon Deinonychus