Yo Joe! Transform! Planet Comicon 2018 Panel

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,... Continue Reading →

Episode 2: The Micronauts

We’re back–and still stuck somewhere in time at a department store. It still appears to be the mid to late 70s, but the years are always a little fluid. We don’t mind so much, however, since there are so many cool toys to check out in this toy store beyond time. In this episode, we’re... Continue Reading →

Episode 1: The Adventure People

Welcome to the first episode of the Toy Department! Your intrepid hosts Rob, Andrew and Dave will be here to guide you through a (hopefully) monthly tour of toy aisles past. You may remember us from the Flag Points podcast–that’s sort of how we came to be here. Just after we finished recording the final... Continue Reading →

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