Articles in the Toys Category

Yea, Kids, There was a Magical Store called Toys R Us (1991 Video)
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Posted in Toys on 5 March 2021
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And now I’m sad 🙁

Target Holiday Toys
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Toys on 18 November 2020
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Thanks “Carl P.” for the info and heads up of the toy section of the Target Holiday book. Only 1 CARS item listed. Sign up fpr “Target Circle” to get 25% off one item.

Amazon Has a Back to the Future 35th Anniversary Toy Shop/Page …
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Posted in movies, Toys on 14 November 2020
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Amazon has a BTTF toy and collectible page/store for the 35th anniversary of the film. Er, we’ll just ignore that back to the Future is 35 years old … yes, I must have a month old when I saw it in the theater … You can check the page here. 

LEGO 1989 Batwing – Art for Your Wall
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Posted in Lego, Toys on 13 November 2020
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The new LEGO 1989 Batwing is the art you want on your wall … Over 2,300 pieces. I think this is a LEGO STORE exclusive.  

Diecast: The Scale of It
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Posted in CARS, Toys on 10 November 2020
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Of course, 1:55 is not included …

Mighty Matchbox Comics
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel, Toys on 3 September 2020
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In the 1962 reprint of a 1940 Walt Disney Comics and Story, they added a Mighty Matchbox comic … Great cover art of Donald and the nephews. Of course, we had a fun CARS Comic series for a while …

Interactive Marching Pikachu Not Life-Sized
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Posted in Toys on 7 August 2020
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Sadly, the new Tomy Takara Interactive Pikachu is not life sized … Where’s our parade??

MIT Toy Design Lectures
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Posted in Toys on 14 July 2020
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This video shows a snippet from the second online lecture in which Wallace and Ramos and the 2.00b teaching team reveal the contents of the building materials and electronics kits they’d just shipped out to the students. Each student was asked to design a toy to entertain and comfort the people on their “island” using […]

Photographer Gabriele Galimberti: Kids & Their Toys From Around the World
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Posted in Toys on 15 June 2020
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Photographer Gabriele Galimberti: For over two years, I visited more than 50 countries and created colorful images of boys and girls in their homes and neighborhoods with their most prized possessions: their toys. From Texas to India, Malawi to China, Iceland, Morocco, and Fiji, I recorded the spontaneous and natural joy that unites kids despite […]

GMP 1:18 Scale Diecast 1970 Plymouth Road Runner
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Posted in Toys on 26 May 2020
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The new diecast from GMP comes with a fun Road Runner add-on … it would’ve been cool if Plymouth in 1970 actually included a life size snap on for the real Road Runner, one of the coolest looking muscle cars of the era regardless.