Articles in the Toys Category

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.

Tomy Takara Sanrio Diecasts – Pretty Darn Cute!
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Posted in diecast, Toys on 20 April 2020
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About $80 for the set …

Tomy Takara Toyota Town Ace Hamburger Car
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Posted in Toys on 15 April 2020
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Only at walmart, Tomy Takara diecasts … rep, I love the weird ones and who wouldn’t want to see this driving down the street? The Toyota Town Ace Hamburger Car.  

Fun 1980’s Micro Machines Online Collection
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Posted in Toys on 7 February 2020
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A fun 1980’s Micro Machines is online HERE. Back when Micro machines was part of Galoob before being bought by Hasbro and mostly disappeared. 🙁

Takara Tomy Play World – Pretty Cool (Video)
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Posted in Toys on 30 December 2019
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Too bad they don’t sell the “Radiator Springs” painted desert rock display.

Namco Palace Arcade 1980’s Mini Arcade with 20 Games
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Posted in Toys, TV on 20 August 2019
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Pretty cool – not just a scale model of an 1980’s arcade but actually working toggle and A/B buttons! And with 4 classic games + Stranger Things related games …