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Link Roundup: Star Wars Cruise Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. All aboard! You can now take a cruise with some of your favorite Star Wars characters.
  2. There’s a blog “dedicated to the bottom of the comic book barrel” and it’s awesome!
  3. Donkey Kong made its debut in North America in 1981. Here’s what has happened since.
  4. As she should: pop culture icon Betty Boop finally has her own emoji.
  5. Perfect for those cold winter days; a Buffy the Vampire Slayer adult coloring book will be out in January.
  6. The “World’s Greatest Fast-Food Toy Collector” has over 10,000 fast-food restaurant toys.
  7. Here’s a profile of the last producer of handmade disco balls in the US, the Omega National Products factory in Louisville, KY.
  8. Add some pizzazz to your next business meeting with an Etch-A-Sketch notebook.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.