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Snap, Crackle and Pop! The History of Funko’s Cereal Icons

Snap, Crackle and Pop! The History of Funko’s Cereal Icons

  The revolution created by Will Keith and John Harvey Kellogg with Corn Flakes, not only had an impact on our nutritional habits, but over the years The Kellogg Company also changed the way to promote the food industry with the addition of the cereal mascots. Since the birth of Kellogg’s Tony the Tiger in […]

Global Toy News: What Makes A Great Animated Character

Global Toy News: What Makes A Great Animated Character

What makes for an outstanding animated character? I was, this week, asked that question by a reporter from CNBC. To give my best answer, I asked for time to do some research. I wanted to see what critics believed were the best characters and then understand what those characters had in common. A little googling […]

History of the Lightburn Zeta Utility, A Car That Could Do It All

History of the Lightburn Zeta Utility, A Car That Could Do It All

The Zeta ‘Runabout’ Sedan, it is true, was spacious and convenient enough to carry most loads, at least in a recreational or small-job capacity. But it was not the most suitable vehicle for business- or fleet-owners. Lightburn & Co., however, would not let a large piece of the market slip away, and so they developed […]

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of August

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of August

It’s been a busy month! Our top 3 “My Take” videos covered some very special areas of interest. Brooklin Collectors Club 2022 BCC Model – 1955 Buick Century Club models are always popular subjects. They are true limited editions and frequently become precious on the secondary market. The Brooklin Collectors Club, based in the UK, […]

Batman, Superman, Mickey Mouse, and Even Bugs Bunny Are Entering the Public Domain

Batman, Superman, Mickey Mouse, and Even Bugs Bunny Are Entering the Public Domain

After decades of protection, several notable properties will enter the public domain in 2024 and beyond. That means you can use them without having to pay a licensing fee. Most notably for the toy industry, these public domain characters include Mickey Mouse, Superman, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Batman, and Bugs Bunny. Before you begin placing […]