Ooooo! Here’s a fun site. ToyAdz.com has a large library of vintage toy advertisements from the 1950s-1980s. They’ve got more stuff than I can possibly list here- G.I. Joe, Aurora model kits, Mego, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Ideal, even TV cartoon ads. You can purchase these original ads in mat frames from $10 and up. Even if […]
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Want to kill some time in the office today? This should do the trick. Jonathan McIntosh and Zohar Babin have made something called the Gendered Advertising Remixer.
Posted in Toys on Feb 1st, 2011
This weekend, the Press of Atlantic City ran a “local boy makes good” profile of Hasbro’s Dave Vonner. I always like to see our superhero niche get intelligent media coverage, and Vonner certainly deserves a spotlight after his many years working on Marvel properties. It’s an interesting (albeit brief) piece, so go check it out. His […]
Posted in Toys on Sep 17th, 2010
The Toy Industry Association’s Foundation is having it’s second annual Birthday Bids charity auction on September 23rd, through eBay. The highlight of the auction are two (yes- TWO) AT-ATs signed by George Lucas.