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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.

Articles Written By: Joanna Hauser

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George Henderson

George Henderson opened Canada’s first-ever comic book store, Memory Lane Books, in Toronto in 1967.

Jelle’s Marble Runs

Check out the Jelle’s Marble Runs YouTube channel for marble racing videos and play-by-play commentary delivered with the earnestness of pro-sports commentary.

Madame Alexander

Madame Alexander was the first manufacturer to release a doll based on a licensed character with the company’s Alice in Wonderland doll in 1930.

Toy Museum TV

The Toy Museum TV YouTube channel shares the stories of inventors, start-ups, industry experts, and other individuals involved in the toy and game industry.

Mister Rogers’ Sweater

One of Fred Rogers’ iconic sweaters worn by the star in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is preserved at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.


RetroFan is a bi-monthly print magazine steeped in the “crazy, cool culture” of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.