So this is kind of rad. The tumblr Merchandising is Forever has made numerous (hundreds maybe?) GIFs showing the deterioration of vintage Star Wars action figures. Well, technically each .gif is made up of numerous different figures–not the decay of a single figure over 30 years. But still…right? Although these toys were mass produced, each […]
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Posted in Toys on Jun 16th, 2011
File under “Toys-That-Would-Never-Be-Made-Today-Under-Any-Circumstances”: Milky, the Marvelous Milking Cow, by Kenner. The folks at Plaidstallions.com are great at digging up this sort of vintage stuff. The days when a toy that excreted some kind of ‘play milk’ that children would ingest (obviously) could possibly be green-lit by a major toy manufacturer are long behind us. And […]
Posted in Toys on Feb 3rd, 2011
Chris Sims has an interesting find today over at ComicsAlliance. Pages and pages of designs for a proposed Kenner DC action figure line from 1985. Apparently, the idea was to present some of the high profile heroes in three different motifs: ‘High-Tech’, ‘Road Warrior’, and ‘Robotic Style’. Characters included Superman, Batman and Robin, Wonder Woman, […]