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  • Commercial Break – WWF Talkin’ Tough Action Figures – 1991

    0 CommentsPosted by on July 6, 2011 under Advertisements, Toys
    Commercials can be annoying, they can be very annoying, and they can feature Rowdy Roddy Piper screaming at you to buy toys. Yeah, this is the last one. (more…)... more.
  • Commercial Break – Skeletor Dragon Blaster

    0 CommentsPosted by on June 29, 2011 under Advertisements, Toys
    There's no denying that He-Man was one of the most popular action cartoons of its time, and with it comes a very expansive toy line. With this line of action figures (don't call them dolls!) is "Dragon Blaster Skeletor!" Sounds awesome right? Before scrolling down, imagine what that toy would be like. Maybe Skeletor is riding on a dragon, shooting out spring-loaded, plastic fire balls at He-Man, t... more.
  • Flashback – Floam

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 25, 2011 under Toys
    Back in the '90s, Nickelodeon and Mattel had a hit with their creation, Gak. Gak came in a "splat"-shaped container, was fun and slimy, and could even make fart sounds. What kid wouldn't love that shit?! Nickelodeon also made a substance called Floam; it was not fun. It was made of foam beads and gel and despair. Floam may not have been responsible for any known deaths, but it was responsible for ... more.
  • 1989 Batmobile RC Car Ad

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 1, 2011 under Advertisements
    Found this RC Batmobile print ad while reading some older Batman comics, and the ad's dated 1989. (more…)... more.