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Articles Written By: Joanna Hauser

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The Friday Five: Alison Bailey

Alison Bailey is lead curator for the upcoming exhibit, Paddington: The Story of a Bear at the British Library in London. In this edition of The Friday Five, Alison reflects on Paddington’s enduring appeal and describes what awaits visitors to the exhibit.

Old School Gamer Magazine

Old School Gamer Magazine recalls the joys and excitement of retro video games and celebrates the culture that blossomed in the early days of home gaming.

Scrabble Game Show

The original Scrabble television game show, hosted by Chuck Woolery, ran from July 1984 to March 1990.

Comic Art Live

Comic Art Live is the YouTube channel for the Comic Art Fans online collector galleries and marketplace.

Collector Spotlight: Soupie

Soupie collects keshigomu, mono-coloured plastic figurines also known as keshi. Here, he details the role collecting has played in his life, and the importance of establishing a trusted network of fellow collectors.

World Video Game Hall of Fame

Microsoft Flight Simulator (1982), Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1985), Starcraft (1998), and Animal Crossing (2001) are the 2021 inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

The Friday Five: Matt Nelson

Matt Nelson is the primary comic book grader at CGC Comics. In this edition of The Friday Five, Matt details the process comics undergo during grading and explains what people need to keep in mind when preserving their comics.

Sideshow Collectibles

Sideshow Collectibles is the official YouTube channel of the California-based specialty manufacturer known for its licensed collectible figures, replicas, and fine art pieces depicting characters from pop culture franchises.