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Discover books, magazines, podcasts, and blogs that celebrate toy history, pop culture, and collecting.

Rescue & Restore

Aimed at adult antique collectors and vintage enthusiasts, the Rescue & Restore YouTube channel showcases the process of restoring classic and antique toys to their former rust-free glory.

Transformers: A Visual History

The ancient conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons is front-and-center in Transformers: A Visual History, from author and archivist Jim Sorensen.

Where’s the Fun From? – Ant Farm

In the latest installment from his YouTube series Where’s the Fun From?, Guest Contributor Tim Walsh reveals how a picnic in the summer of 1956 inspired Milton Levine to give the world, Ant Farm!

TRG Restoration

Don’t junk those old tin toys! The TRG Restoration YouTube channel showcases the process of restoring vintage tin toys and other objects.

What’s It Worth? on A&E

What’s it Worth? is host Jeff Foxworthy’s new entrant to the “Antiques Roadshow” genre, geared toward collecting enthusiasts and treasure-hunters alike.

Mouse Heaven

The Mouse Heaven website showcases toy designer Mel Birnkrant’s collections of Mickey Mouse and comic characters.

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.

FineScale Modeler

Published ten times yearly, FineScale Modeler is a print magazine devoted to the hobby of scale model building.

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.

Back Issue!

Published eight times yearly, Back Issue! is a print magazine for comic book aficionados of all ages.

RetroFan

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

Play Meter

Play Meter was a US-based trade periodical focused on the coin-operated entertainment industry, published by Skybird Publishing between 1974 and 2018.