Feb 13, 2015

The 8-Bit Knight

Batman: The Action Figure
Neca Toys (2014)
The Sunsoft adaptation of Batman was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System 25 years ago today.  Last year, Neca Toys released a limited edition purple and teal action figure based on the Dark Knight featured in the 8-bit classic game.  The packaging has been designed to look like the box for the NES classic, complete with the Neca logo in the bottom right corner styled after the Nintendo Seal of Quality.

Feb 12, 2015

A Philly Tradition

Tastykake Wagon (1915)
Philadelphia, PA

Feb 1, 2015

The Troll Book Club

Troll Student Book Club News
February, 1985
When I was a kid, we used to get the Weekly Reader flyers in school, but they were pretty similar to this Troll flyer from 30 years ago.  My grandparents would pretty much always let me order a book or two.  I didn't have these Indiana Jones puzzle books, but I did get some of the Young Indiana Jones junior novels.  I also had those Return Of The Jedi activity books and one of the Heathcliff books when I was little [source: Shawn Robare].