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Link Roundup: LEGO, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Frisbee Pie Company, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. LEGO has introduced braille bricks to help the visually impaired.
  2. This should be fun: a rebellious teen Star Trek cartoon has been green-lit at Nickelodeon.
  3. You can now build your own team of superheroes with the Monopoly: Marvel Avengers edition.
  4. Hear J.R.R. Tolkien read from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit in these vintage recordings from the Early 1950s.
  5. Harry Potter forms a new partnership with Vans that promises new sneakers and apparel options.
  6. Marvel is set to release the Marvel 80th Anniversary Poster Book, a collection of classic comic book covers.
  7. Here’s a compilation of disconcerting vintage cartoons.
  8. Check out this in-depth look at the return of the pie company that gave the Frisbee its name.

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