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

The Toys That Made Us

The Toys That Made Us original Netflix documentary series delves into the stories behind toy lines that have become pop-culture juggernauts.

Sell My Comic Books

The Sell My Comic Books YouTube channel provides video content created to educate viewers about buying, selling, and collecting comic books.

The Space Gamer

The Space Gamer was a print magazine published between 1975 and 1985 that showcased fantasy and role-playing board games.

5MadMovieMakers

The 5MadMovieMakers YouTube channel showcases short videos of inventive toy car- and rail-tracks built using LEGO, marbles, toy cars, and the occasional household object.

The Toy Tomb

The Toy Tomb podcast looks back at the toys that were ubiquitous for kids growing up in the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.

Analog Toys

The Analog Toys YouTube channel reviews action figures from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s and tells the stories behind the toys.

Scale Auto

Scale Auto is a bi-monthly print and digital magazine devoted to the interests and talents of automotive model hobbyists.

Open Your Toys

Open Your Toys is a twice-monthly podcast dedicated to “the four greatest action figure franchises of the 80’s and all time”: Star Wars, Transformers, G.I. Joe, and Masters of the Universe.

Dragon+

Dragon+ digital magazine covers the intricate world of the tabletop role-playing game, Dungeon & Dragons (D&D).

Clutter

Clutter is a quarterly print and digital magazine at the intersection of designer toys, pop art, and design.

Global Toy News

The Global Toy News website is devoted to sharing news, insights, and resources with the toy industry and those who follow it.

Lucky Penny Shop

Lucky Penny Shop is a family-friendly YouTube channel showcasing new and vintage toys, games, and collectibles. Equal parts education and celebration, the channel offers so much more than un-boxing videos and toy reviews.

Super Play

Super Play was a magazine dedicated to Nintendo’s 16-bit SNES console, games, and culture published from 1992 to 1996.

Stuck in the ’80s

The Stuck in the ’80s podcast celebrates 1980s culture and reminds listeners of memorable moments from music, television, movies, and fashion.

Collectors Weekly

Collectors Weekly is a must-read online resource for people interested in learning about antiques, nostalgia, and collectibles.

SYFY25: Origin Stories

Presented by former MythBusters host Adam Savage, SYFY25: Origin Stories bills itself as a “nostalgic celebration of all things science fiction.”

Game Nite

Game Nite is a free bi-monthly magazine featuring news, reviews, and exclusives on cards, miniatures, and board games.

FanMail ’66

First published as Funniest Fan Letters to Batman in 1966, FanMail ’66 is a reprinting of a collection of letters sent to Batman during the height of the iconic television show’s popularity.