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8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The Amazing Spider-Man newspaper comic strip has come to an end in its current incarnation.
  2. There’s a new iteration of the Dune board game coming our way.
  3. Toronto is getting North America’s first Garfield-themed restaurant.
  4. It’s more than just play: 5 Reasons why board games can improve your social skills.
  5. Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s classic musical episode, “Once More, with Feeling” is getting a vinyl release.
  6. Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday celebrations rumble on with a Steamboat Willie Lego set.
  7. Netflix has announced a Greek mythology-inspired anime series.
  8. Fisher-Price is partnering with Spotify for child-centric content.

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