8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Check out I Pity the Dolls, a book that chronicles officially licensed Mr. T ephemera as well as one-of-a-kind interpretations of the actor in doll form.
- With the Perth, Australia location now closed, Oregon now has last Blockbuster store in the world.
- Serial Box is partnering with Marvel to tell new serialized stories about Black Panther, Black Widow, Jessica Jones, and Thor.
- We now know what Sonic the Hedgehog will look like in the upcoming live-action movie.
- A look back at Disney’s long-shuttered Discovery Island.
- There’s a new line of heavy denim Starfleet jackets from Volante Design.
- New Line Cinema, Sanrio and FlynnPictureCo. are planning to develop an English language film based on Hello Kitty.
- Mattel kicks off Barbie’s 60th Anniversary celebration with a variety of planned fan events and retail partnerships.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.