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Link Roundup: Asterix, Star Wars Holiday Special, Rod Stewart, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Graphic novel publisher Papercutz is re-publishing a new Americanized version of the best selling French comic book series Asterix.
  2. The Star Wars Holiday Special is available to watch on YouTube.
  3. Hungry Like the Wolf! Funko Pop! Rocks has honoured Duran Duran with collectible figures.
  4. The Pop Culture Hall of Fame has named Star Trek as franchise of the year.
  5. There’s a new Scooby-Doo movie coming to theatres next summer.
  6. Here’s a look at how Toys ‘R’ Us went bankrupt.
  7. Barbie is hitting the road with the Barbie Truck Totally Throwback Tour.
  8. Singer Rod Stewart talks about his glorious model railway city.

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