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Link Roundup: Doctor Who, Matchbox, Atari, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Titan Comics announced a new Doctor Who crossover series featuring four Doctors.
  2. A charming short showing the development process of Matchbox cars in 1965.
  3. Classic toys make unlikely appearances in the work of this Paris-based artist.
  4. Into The Valley of the Space Invaders offers a behind-the-scenes look at Atari’s coin-op division.
  5. These weird and wonderful Star Wars posters from around the world are proof that the franchise is not just a North American phenomenon.
  6. A subscription box service from ThinkGeek is what’s been missing from all our lives.
  7. A visual retrospective of the heyday of motorway service stations.
  8. You will soon be able to buy a functional replica of Spider-Man’s surveillance drone.

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