A group of friends joined forces to create a toy company and ended up entertaining generations of children and families.
“First to furnish their apartment and be out of debt wins Bargain Hunter.”
Yes, I backed the Hula Hoop. And I had a lot of other people come to me with ideas that turned out well.
The PRIMO Classic from Ambosstoys is a kid-powered mini-scooter styled after iconic Vespa models of the 1960s.
Journalist, toy collector, and author Blake Wright returns to the world of un-produced action figures with Toys That Time Forgot Volume 2.
Released by Remco in 1957, Big Max and his Electronic Conveyor introduced children to the concept of automated conveyor belt systems.
The Nostalgia Box in Perth, Australia is the place to go to marvel at the evolution of video games and game consoles.
A new phantom Pokémon will be revealed on the upcoming Pokémon Day and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Once considered a lowbrow form of entertainment, pulp magazines went on to influence major contemporary filmmakers. The Pulp Magazine Project’s editorial board member, Nathan Vernon Madison, talked to Toy Tales about the genre’s journey from guilty pleasure to respected art form.
Remco’s The Karate Kid toy line was the official, licensed toy line for the movie franchise of the same name.
Chronicle Books has teamed up with the LEGO Group for a new stationery collection. AFOLs can add plastic construction toys into their mix of office supplies, including note sheets, a journal, and an eraser set.
Intelligent Collector magazine is an award-winning print publication for antique collectors and dealers from esteemed auction house, Heritage Auctions.
Released in 1970 from Aurora, the Can-Doo game challenged two or more players to test their moxie by sliding Campbell’s Soup cans out of a stacked pyramid display.
For almost 50 years, the Hobbit Café has been serving up a slice of Middle Earth to diners in Texas’s largest city.
Atari is getting into the hotel business and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
In 1943, brothers Alvin and Earl Herdklotz established the A & E Tool and Gage Co. in Rockford, Illinois as a defense-based precision tool-and-die business. After World War II, focus shifted primarily to toy making. Operating under the name Midgetoy, the company began to produce basic, smaller-scale die-cast vehicles and airplanes at low price points.
“With Mall Madness you get it all: a bank account and your own credit card!”