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Link Roundup: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Landfill Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Those famous E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Atari 2600 game cartridges that were buried in a landfill now have a place in The Smithsonian.
  2. Playboy decided to rank every episode of every Star Trek Series ever.
  3. Hasbro has introduced a new 80th Anniversary Monopoly set that pays tribute to game tokens from the past.
  4. Gold Key Comics had some pretty cool cover art for their Star Trek series.
  5. “Extreme slinkying” is a thing.
  6. Hasbro may be rebooting the MASK toy line.
  7. MAD Magazine artist Jack Davis retired after 60-plus year career.
  8. The gold sponsors for Free Comic Book 2015 have been announced.