8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Checking out the backstory of Hot Wheels, one of the most popular toys 50 years ago.
- They know their market well: Mattel’s Aquaman movie toy commercial is a childhood throwback.
- Read about how Nintendo made Christmas the season of gaming.
- Nancy, a 1930s comic strip has been updated for modern times by Olivia Jaimes.
- Here’s a look behind the scenes at Disney’s upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge experience.
- Meet the Norman Rockwell of comic book superheroes.
- Hasbro recently announced that HASCON 2019 has been delayed.
- Mattel lost the licensing rights for some DC Comics toys.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.