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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

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G.I. Joe Silent Interlude

Marvel released the G.I. Joe Silent Interlude (#21) comic in 1984. Conceived by Larry Hama, the book contained no dialogue.

The Friday Five: Dan Klingensmith

Dan Klingensmith is the author of the Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero book series. In this edition of The Friday Five, Dan shares how collecting led him to formally document the history of the brand and partner with Hasbro to officially license the series. 


The Winnie-the-Pooh children’s book written by A.A. Milne was first published in 1926.

Collector Spotlight: Mark Kelehan

Mark Kelehan collects vintage lunchboxes. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Mark talks about the evolution of his collection; from starting with a single Pac-Man lunchbox to preserving the history of the production artwork and preparing to host an exhibit at The Durham Museum.

Trivial Pursuit

The original Trivial Pursuit board game included 6,000 questions printed on 1,000 cards.