Yo Joe! Transform! Planet Comicon 2018 Panel

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Here’s the audio along with accompanying slides of our recent GI Joe/Transformers lineage panel. We think there’s some intriguing connective tissue between the two properties, and the Microman/Mego connections are fascinating to me. Big thanks to Page for co-presenting, and to Dave and Twitziller for their always valuable insight. Slide images via microforever.com, hisstank.com, vectis.co.uk, […]

Stretch update!

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Since our Stretch Armstrong episode was released, there’s been a true stretch renaissance! Here’s what’s been going on within the Stretch World: First, Target stores released a new version of the classic Stretch, which is now also available online via other stores including Amazon. The line has expanded as well to include a “World’s Smallest” […]

We’re back online!

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Hey all, I finally got my act together and started the process of restoring the site, along with a new look. All the current episodes (all three of them–hah!) are again active. Still working on restoring the associated blog posts. I’ve got some plans to expand things in the near future. In the meantime, why […]

New information for Episode 1: Little Legends of the West

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While perusing the interwebs, I found another American action figure line that appears to predate even the Adventure People. Apparently produced first in 1973-1974, the Little Legends of the West series by Excel are 4 inch tall figures based on American Old West personalities. It’s not totally clear, but it looks to me like the […]

Connections: Adventure People

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One of the modern toy lines we failed to mention in our Connections segment are the various releases via a company called Tree House Kids. There are a variety of lines from this manufacturer focusing on hunting, fishing and general adventures in the great outdoors. The Imagination Adventure Series in particular has a nice Adventure […]

Adventure People inspired art

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Pop culture toy fandoms in the modern age always seem to give those with a creative bent an outlet to pursue their own expressions of favorite properties. Often, it takes the form of custom action figures, but traditional art is also produced. Yes, even the Adventure People toys have inspired fans and artists to produce […]