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Football Toys Of Olde: Super Toe

Back in the golden age of Saturday morning cartoons—and that would be the early/mid ’70s—the Christmas toys were simpler, less fragile, and occasionally dangerous. One hugely popular toy line was the Super Jock action sets; they had a version for baseball, basketball, hockey, and of course, football. The idea behind all of them was to [...]
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What if The Thing had its own kid-friendly 1980s toy line? [Video]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

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Mattel's 'Secret Wars' Line Could Have Included Annihilus, Mystique and More

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comics Alliance (4 years ago)

Landing in the sweet spot between Mego's late '70s "Pocket Super Heroes" line and Toy Biz's 1990 "Marvel Super Heroes" action figure, Mattel's 1984 Secret Wars toys spawned Marvel's first mega comics crossover and is remembered toda... Read Post

Toy News: Venture Bros. Toys Arrive

Entertainment : Quick Stop Entertainment (5 years ago)

Heya fanboys! Here's that long-awaited VENTURE BROS. toy announcement full of details... "Bif Bang Pow! to Produce '70s Style Action Figures Based on Some of the World's Most Popular Properties"... Go. Read...... Read Post


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