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Link Roundup: Toy Brick Edition


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. A comprehensive look at toy bricks that served as the inspiration for LEGO.
  2. Pokémon turns 20 this week, perfect time for a compilation video featuring the 100+ games that powered the franchise.
  3. For those anti-DIYers, you can finally buy pre-folded paper airplanes in bulk.
  4. Here’s a profile of Allen Chiang, a vintage radio repairman who gives pre-1970s radios new life.
  5. A record-breaking 6 million comics have been ordered for Free Comic Book Day on May 7, 2016.
  6. Scheduled for release in January 2017, The X-Files Origins will follow Mulder and Scully as teenagers.
  7. A listicle of the ten most expensive comics ever sold.
  8. A profile of the man who made ‘the worst video game in history’ AKA ET for the Atari 2600.