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Toy Tales Weekly: Funko App, Thomas & Friends, Club Disney, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. You can now track your Funko collectibles with their relaunched mobile app.
  2. The Bronx Zoo has launched a dinosaur safari that includes 40 life-sized animatronic creations.
  3. Google has partnered with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for a series of Carmen Sandiego games in Google Earth.
  4. Mattel has launched a new mobile game based on Thomas & Friends.
  5. Ten million strong and growing! Kick back and watch this vintage commercial for Flintstones Vitamins.
  6. Here’s an inside look at the failure of Disney’s Chuck E. Cheese ripoff, Club Disney.
  7. The new Sesame Street movie, directed by Portlandia’s Jonathan Krisel, hits theaters January 2021.
  8. Check out this timeline of 101 Marvel character comic book debuts.

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