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

GamePro

While no longer publishing, GamePro magazine was one of the preeminent gaming magazines of its time. Published from 1989-2011, the magazine featured editorials, product reviews, and even its own superhero named GamePro.

Toy Soldier Collector

Toy Soldier Collector is a print and digital publication catering to both the ardent and occasional collector of toy soldiers and toy soldier-related merchandise.

Talking Toys with Taylor and Jeff

Is the Millennium Falcon the top transportation toy? Have we had good Masters of the Universe, He-Man, and G.I. Joe films? Not all friends can go toe-to-toe on these topics. Enter Taylor and Jeff.

KitBuilders Magazine

KitBuilders Magazine is a print, online, and digital publication for fantasy figure builders designed to inspire and educate.

Strip Panel Naked

Through his YouTube channel, Strip Panel Naked, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou walks would-be comic-book writers and illustrators through the process of developing compelling stories.

LEGO Ideas

Through LEGO Ideas, LEGO enthusiasts get a chance to showcase their original set creations and can earn the opportunity to have their set produced as an official LEGO-licenced product.

Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop Gaming celebrates all genres of tabletop gaming. Readers find comprehensive reviews of games new to the market, interviews with game designers, and industry insights that are hard to find elsewhere.

Initiative Magazine

If you love miniature gaming, Initiative Magazine is a must-read. The magazine features tutorials on such topics as realistic splatter painting, terrain building, vehicle painting, and a whole lot more.

Toy World Order

“Join the Order”, they beckon. Toy World Order is a collective of toy enthusiasts producing blog, podcast, and video content for like-minded individuals.

Electronic Games Magazine

When the inaugural issue hit the stands in 1981, Electronic Games was the first magazine solely dedicated to video games, capitalizing on the golden age of arcade video games.

Vincent Price Scary Stories

There are few voices that pull us into the past as powerfully as Vincent Price’s. Listen to over eight hours of digitized Vincent Price audio classics.

The Retroist Podcast

If you’re a retro pop culture enthusiast looking for an entertaining podcast about television classics, toys, and games, The Retroist Podcast is your mothership.

LEGO Club Magazine

The LEGO Club Magazine is a free online publication that resembles a comic book, full of adventure stories featuring LEGO characters and playsets.

Figure Painter Magazine

Figure Painter Magazine shines the light on sculpting, painting, displaying, and collecting miniature figurines from the gaming world.

Wizard

Frank Miller infamously referred to Wizard as a “bible written by satan”. Needless to say, Wizard magazine had its share of both critics and fans.

ToyNews

ToyNews is a resource that no toy-industry insider should be without.

PLOK

After a lengthy absence, Plok has been reintroduced in a comic strip that is sure to please fans of the classic Nintendo video game.