Retro Review - Star Wars Tri-Pod Laser
Growing up in a single parent home, I didn't have the luxury of getting the latest and greatest of toys. Money was tight needless to say, so trading with the neighborhood kids was how I got what I wanted. Of course, that never stopped me from drooling over toys that would take a shopping cart to get to the check out line. Yes, going to the toy aisle was always bittersweet, but thankfully most toy companies offered affordable choices that gave us less-advantaged kids an altern
The Toys That Made Us - Airs This Week!
Here is something I've been waiting for for quite some time! When I first got word of this ambitious project a year ago, I was giddy with expectation. Now we have an official trailer days before season one will be available for viewing. For those who may not know, The Toys That Made Us is a comprehensive look at the toys that have shaped pop culture today. This documentary will cover some of the most influential icons like Barbie, Star Wars, and G.I. Joe. All will be thorough
Pixel Pastime - Joe & Mac Returns Arcade
When it comes to 80s/ 90s arcade games, countless titles had their moment, but many of us never got to experience them in their glory. With a growing retro game fan base and the widespread distribution of game emulators, discovering games that you never knew existed is such an enjoyable feeling. As many already know, I have created my piece of arcade history in my garage. Building a multi-game arcade cabinet has given me a second chance to visit the vast library of mostly for
RetroFused Issue 3 Update...
I've gotten a lot of requests for updates on RetroFused issue 3, so here it is. Currently wrapping up the cover art and as those who got hold of issue #2 know that Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends series, is the feature for this new issue. Firestar, shown, is one of the three heroes that this issue's cover will debut. Other articles that have begun layout, are a detailed recap of the 1983 Kenner Knight Rider toyline and a comprehensive overview of Hasbro's 2010 Star Wars Vi
Hot Off the Pegs! -Today's Random Pick Up
As the 2017 year comes to a close, stores are sure to get new merchandise for the upcoming holiday season. When it comes to merchandise with retro pizazz, however, Funko has been a forerunner, and hopefully, this is just a taste of goodies to come for the upcoming 2018 year. Funko, has a relatively new line called "Vynl" and today we're looking at the Classic Thundercats 2-pack, that had found its start as exclusives at the New York Comic Con. I, of course, didn't get mine th