Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

The Top 10 Cartoons from the 70s to the 90s

In the animation industry, outmatching the remarkable feats of the ‘60s was not going to be an easy task. The ‘60s were the breakout years for cartoons and animation series. The succeeding decades, however, did not disappoint in producing blockbusting animation TV series. Even at the height of the cold war, these series proved to […]

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10 Times Toy Companies Created Cartoons to Sell Toys

Toy companies and cartoon-producing companies usually have the same target customers because many of their products are meant for children. This common goal birthed a mutually beneficial relationship between toy companies and cartoon-producing companies. This relationship allows toy companies to seek permission from cartoon producers about producing a fine line of toys to complement an […]

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The Top 10 Cartoons of the 1990s

The 1990s was an amazing decade that saw a lot of innovations worldwide. It was the decade that brought pop culture into the spotlight with amazing songs and blockbuster movies. The 1990s also witnessed the breakthrough of the Internet. Some many not-so-good events and incidents also attached themselves to this decade. Growing up during this […]

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The Top 10 Godzilla Toys of All Time

With over 65 years of history, Godzilla has left his impression in all forms of media and collectibles. The very first licensed Godzilla toy was a gun and target game for 1955’s Godzilla Raids Again. However, the popularity of Godzilla toys surged in the mid-60s, when Murasan began to release vinyl figures of Toho’s iconic […]

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Godzilla vs. Kong: A Retrospective on the Titanic Clash

With Legendary Picture’s Godzilla vs Kong releasing to theaters and HBO Max on March 31st, there is no better time to look back with a retrospective on the titanic clash! Few people will not recognize these two titans since both Godzilla and King Kong have established themselves as cultural icons to the masses. There have […]

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