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Toy Tales Weekly: Paint-by-numbers, Game of Thrones, Pennywise, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

    1. Paint-by-numbers creator, Dan Robbins, passed away at 93.
    2. Scooby-Doo returns to the stage in Scooby-Doo and the Lost City of Gold.
    3. HBO is turning a Northern Ireland studio into a giant museum and set tour for Game of Thrones.
    4. Meet the Swinger: A classic commercial from Polaroid.
    5. Here’s a brief history of Shazam, the original Captain Marvel.
    6. Before the Easy-Bake Oven, toy stoves were beautiful AND deadly.
    7. The new ‘IT’ Pennywise umbrella becomes even more sinister when it gets wet.
    8. Keds has released a Betty & Veronica collection.

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