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Link Roundup: Failed Cereal Mascots Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Here are some cereal mascots that didn’t quite make the cut. The stuff of nightmares!
  2. King Kong’s Skull Island is now viewable on Google Maps. Someone needs to add this to Trip Advisor as well.
  3. In Fall 2017, Spin Master will release a re-imagined version of the classic Etch A Sketch.
  4. Here’s a look at the reluctant and sometimes emotionally tortured Marvel superheroes of the ’70s.
  5. Sesame Street is looking for writers from diverse backgrounds to apply for a fellowship this summer in NYC!
  6. Classic arcade machines are a dying species thanks to a dwindling supply of CRT screens.
  7. The game of Clue is being re-invented as a limited-run comic book series.
  8. The Washington Post published a great article about the evolution of science fiction.

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