Well, many of you know I posted an article last week about how fun collecting the new Transformers Titan Return line. If you haven't read that, go check it out. The Power of the Primes is the latest Transformers toy line that offers updated options for G1 classic Transformers fans, and I have two excellent additions to share. Upon visiting my local Toys "R" Us, (which by the way was not on the recent shutdown list,) I found the 1st wave of the Dinobots, Slag, and Swoop. Wooho
Think you can name most major toy lines from the 80's? Think again! The book, The Toys That Time Forgot, will surely test your historical toy knowledge, by showcasing action figures and accessories that never saw the light of day. Written by Blake Wright, the mastermind of Little Plastic Men epub, and forwarded by Mr. Toy Hunter himself, Jordan Hembrough, The Toys That Time Forgot is overwhelmingly dense with exclusive content, photos, and drawings from toy company archives.
Thinking back as a kid in the 80's, it seemed that there was a surprise around every corner. For example, a trip to the department store wasn't just a 15 min drive for some socks or shoes, no, in the back of my mind, it was the toy aisle that had something new to offer. I had no idea what I would see, but that didn't matter. My job was to butter up mom before I found what I was looking for. Once there, I tried to contain my excitement as I "raced walked" to the aisle that had