Toy Tales Weekly: Barbie Liberation Organization, Kirk-Fu, Joe Shuster, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. A look back at when the Barbie Liberation Organization hacked Teen Talk Barbie.
  2. Publishing powerhouse IDW Publishing is bringing Dick Tracy back for more crime-fighting exploits.
  3. The ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ ad campaign turning cereal boxes into movie screens is a must-have for collectors.
  4. Here’s a nostalgic look back at the modern record album, which just turned 70.
  5. Rec rooms are about to get more fun: Arcade1up is introducing mini-arcade games this Fall for a consumer-friendly price.
  6. Well, we have this book to look forward to in 2019 – Star Trek: Kirk Fu Manual: An Introduction to the Final Frontier’s Most Feared Martial Art.
  7. Super Genius Comics’ The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman is a must-read for anyone interested in The Man of Steel.
  8. Looks like the ‘Toys R Us’ Geoffrey the Giraffe statue from the company’s Wayne, New Jersey headquarters has found a new home at children’s hospital.

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