Michael dives into the RetroBlasting Archive to investigate the yellowing plastic of vintage action figures and discover why G.I. Joe figure Spirit might hold a clue to the answer...
RetroBlasting goes unplugged for a short video to weigh in on Pop! Vinyls and Mighty Muggs!
RetroBlasting does some repair work on a childhood Transformers G1 Optimus Prime right before the RB studio moves to a new location!
RetroBlasting completes restoration of the iconic Masters of the Universe Castle Grayskull playset from Mattel in 1982. The centerpiece of He-Man is restored to full power and glory!
The American Sci-Fi Classics Track at DragonCon 2015 hosts their annual Roll-A-Panel and RetroBlasting is part of the festivities! 2-Part Series listed below:
Michael takes a look at the short-lived Tron toy line by Tomy from 1982.
I recently tried an exercise over at the IGrewUpStarWars Facebook page; can you remember when and where you acquired your various Star Wars toys as a kid? I had put together my own list of memories as part of asking the question, and I did pretty well with a few blanks here and there I’ll never fully recall. Many people who responded had one or two recollections but most people admitted they could no longer remember.
Every toy carries a personal story, and 99% of those stories are lost to time and fading memory. But sometimes a toy that otherwise wasn’t your favorite is bonded to your memory more than the others because it was in the right place at the right time.
So, to begin this story, it’s only fitting that we have to travel back to 1985...Read More
We make plenty of mistakes during filming. Enjoy our Year 2 compilation!