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4:00 PM on 10.31.2014

Toys of Yesterday: Monster in My Pocket

Before there were Pocket Monsters (Pokemon), there was Monster in My Pocket. This surprisingly basic toy series would go on to have its own video game, tv show*, comics, trading cards, a board game, and a TON of pointless pro...


4:00 PM on 01.25.2012

Toys of Yesterday: TMNT - The Next Mutation

I stick to my word, and so since it is the last Wednesday of January, it is time for another Toys of Yesterday. When we last saw each other, I was talking about Street Sharks and how they were, surprisingly, beyond awesome ac...

Chris Pranger

2:00 PM on 12.28.2011

Toys of Yesterday: Street Sharks

Has it already been a month? Well, last time we were together, I dug up some truly random figures from the Stone Protectors line. At the end of the video there I hinted at what was coming next, claiming that much like Stone P...

Chris Pranger

4:00 PM on 11.30.2011

Toys of Yesterday: Stone Protectors

Greetings, fellow classic toy enthusiasts! As you may have noticed, I have been AFK for the better part of November. Well, despite my hectic life, I've managed to come back for the last Wednesday of the month and bring to you...

Chris Pranger

4:00 PM on 10.26.2011

Toys of Yesterday: Playmates' Dick Tracy action figures

Hello and welcome to the last Wednesday of the month! I've had a lot of fun doing the occasional Show and Tell feature, but the standard trend had me talking about toys that were, how shall I say, old. As a result, we decided...

Chris Pranger

3:00 PM on 03.30.2011

Toys of Yesterday: Playmobil

Germany has brought us many wonderful things: the printing press, the theory of relativity, the autobahn and it's complete lack of speed limits (well, at least when I drive my imaginary Porsche 911 down it in my mind), Rammst...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 PM on 01.26.2011

Toys of Yesterday: WWF/WCW Figures

I had a friend ask me that, to which I had to respond no, as I was only 2 years old at the time of Wrestlemania III. The days of my unconscious youth were those of that golden age of professional wrestling. Every Saturday mor...

Andres Cerrato

3:00 PM on 11.24.2010

Toys of Yesterday: Kenner's Batman Returns action figure line

Writing about toys is great, but playing with them is better. At least it was, and still is, for me. That's why I decided to write this month's Toys of Yesterday about my most beloved action figure collection that I had as a ...

Crystal White

3:00 PM on 10.27.2010

Toys of Yesterday: Stretch Armstrong

Most of the time, Toys of Yesterday is about the toys we loved growing up. And in a way, this week's subject, Stretch Armstrong, was a toy I played with in my younger years, mostly at friend's houses. It was far from a consta...

Brian Szabelski

3:00 PM on 09.29.2010

Toys of Yesterday: Digimon

Last month, we brought you a Toys of Yesterday feature on Tamagotchi. So perhaps it only makes sense that this month, the Toys of Yesterday spotlight shines on its sibling, Digimon. While eventually it turned out to take a di...

Brian Szabelski

3:00 PM on 08.25.2010

Toys of Yesterday: Tamagotchi

"Tamagotchi." The word alone conjures up memories of long hours training and cleaning up poop, over schools who were so pissed about these things distracting kids that they flat-out banned them, about even your mom ...

Brian Szabelski

6:00 PM on 07.21.2010

Toys of Yesterday: Furby

Welcome once again, Tomopop readers, to another edition of Toys of Yesterday, where we look back at the toys we knew growing up and perhaps, at the same time, both educate and entertain you. And normally, this is where I bust...

Brian Szabelski