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

Comics with Problems

Since 2005, Austin, Texas-based archivist, sound artist, and cartoonist Ethan Persoff has shared old, out-of-print, and decidedly off-the-wall educational comics on his website, Comics with Problems.

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Antique Collecting

Antique Collecting magazine is a long-standing resource for collectors of objects from eras past. Available only by subscription, it publishes ten times a year in both print and digital formats.

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Toons Mag

Toons Mag is a multi-lingual online magazine featuring the work of cartoonists, comic illustrators, and writers from around the globe.

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Vintage Arcade Superstore

Vintage Arcade Superstore is a California-based reseller and refurbisher of vintage arcade games that also serves as an educational resource for those interested in the history of video games.

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Argos Book of Dreams

To celebrate the release of the 2019 Book of Dreams, Argos has assembled a digital repository of vintage catalogues from the past 46 years of the book’s print run.

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History of the 90’s

The History of the 90’s podcast takes listeners on a journey back to the decade of pop-culture juggernauts like Beanie Babies, Seinfeld, Girl Power, Friends, and others.

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Do You Read Me?: Vintage Communication Toys

In a follow-up to his book Zap! Ray Gun Classics, author Leslie Singer has curated more than 150 full-colour photographs of conversational toys in Do You Read Me? Vintage Communication Toys.

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The Department Store Museum

The Department Store Museum website captures the rise and fall of department stores in North America, “shopping destinations where memories were often made”.

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Fantha Tracks

The Fantha Tracks website keeps Star Wars enthusiasts up to date on the latest developments in the Star Wars canon.

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LEGO Holiday Ideas: More than 50 Festive Builds

Up to 50 build ideas for LEGO holiday decorations, crafts, and games, are presented over the course of 80 pages in LEGO Holiday Ideas: More than 50 Festive Builds.

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British Pathé

The British Pathé website is an archive of newsreel footage highlighting major events, cultural trends, science news, travel, and culture from an era past.

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Transformers Official

The Transformers Official YouTube channel features commercials, interviews with franchise creators and contributors, animated shorts, and other entertaining videos that bring context to the cast of robotic characters.

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My Side of the Laundry Room

My Side of the Laundry Room is a YouTube channel that highlights memorable – and a few best-left-forgotten – comics, movies, television shows, games, and toys from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

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American Girls Podcast

American Girls Podcast examines the original American Girl book series and the impact of its stories and characters on pop culture.

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