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Toy Tales Weekly: Superman, Barbie Forever, Big Bird, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Superman now has his own Twitter account.
  2. Check out these bloopers from Mr. Rogers Neighborhood.
  3. Epic Ink Books is releasing a new book, Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy in September.
  4. The new Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza Heist game pits John McClane against Hans Gruber and his goons.
  5. Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Richard Edlund, J. Michael Straczynski, and Alan Oppenheimer are all featured in The Power of Grayskull documentary.
  6. Video find: The story behind Atari’s 1983 Nintendo console.
  7. Gah! Big Bird takes on a much different appearance in other countries.
  8. Kidrobot is celebrating artist Andy Warhol with a new minifigure collection.

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