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Happy 50th birthday, GI Joe!

Any toy that survives 50 years has well proven its worth. Many toys come and go each year, few lasting beyond a single generation of kids. There are the rare few that survive and this year celebrates one of my all-time favorites, GI Joe. GI Joe was introduced 50-years ago in 1964 with the full-sized, […]

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Classic cartoon Christmas, gifts for fans

It’s easy to find gifts for people that like current cartoons, but what do you get for those that love the classics? Chances are they’ve got all the DVDs (possibly several copies) so you can’t take the easy way out. Thankfully I’ve found that there a couple great options out there right now that can […]

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Apps vs toys, who will win?

It’s the ultimate showdown in the toy world: Apps vs Toys. And it’s still too early to call a winner.

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10 Superheroes That Deserve to Be Amazing Action Figures

When you think of superheroes that are fully opposable and made of plastic, you think of characters like Batman and Spider-man, But have you ever wanted to see more of comic’s bright and colorful characters having their accessories sold separately? 10. Legion of Superheroes- The future of superheroes in the DC universe were originally best […]

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Why He-Man wasn’t a great toy

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe might be historically significant in the world of toys but it just couldn’t compete against its contemporaries.

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Wrestling toys then and now

As a life long wrestling fan, it came as very sad news to hear about the passing of Macho Man Randy Savage. Macho Man was a childhood hero of mine and helped pro wrestling become one of the most popular forms of entertainment on the planet. I used to watch WWF on Saturday mornings religiously, […]

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Action Figures, Assemble! Marvel Legends Action Figures and Me

There’s something especially magical about action figures. Perhaps it’s the way they allow the player to project anything upon them, or the variety that they come in, but certainly part of the fascinating is seeing a literal, physical representation of a work of fiction. Suddenly Wolverine isn’t just a character in a book, but rather […]

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A Mighty Muggs wish list

It’s funny that as we grow up we look for ways to stay in touch with our childhood in more adult-acceptable ways. If you’re like me, that means finding non-toy toys, like bobbleheads, key chains and dare I even say “collectible” figures. Thankfully, Mighty Muggs is a line of toys that fits the bill wonderfully […]

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The new GI Joe, not just for collectors

It has been a long time since I’ve had a GI Joe action figure in my hands. I managed to hang on to a few of the figures from my childhood, but overall they’ve all been lost to the ages. Recently I’ve seen the new GI Joe figures on the shelves and wrote them off […]

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Forget-Me-Nots: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Figures and Zords

As a product of the 90’s, I loved action figures growing up. They were always my go-to toy of choice whenever it was fun time and my creative juices were flowing. In fact I think it was all those years crafting and simulating fast paced action packed scenarios with my heroic plastic relics that would […]

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