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 Ten She-Ra: Princess of Power Toys

Following the success of the Masters of the Universe franchise, the public felt that He-Man was for boys. So, Filmation and Mattel came together to develop a new animated series and toy line that they would simultaneously produce. Unlike the He-Man animated series that debuted after the toy line, they produced this media together without […]

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The Dinosaurs of Tyco’s Dino-Riders Toy Line

Dino-Riders is an action, adventure, sci-fi, fantasy animated television series that was custom made to create a relatable storyline and to introduce Tyco’s toy line. Gerry Conway and Carla Conway created Dino-Riders while Ray Lee directed it, with Steven Hahn directing the first and last episodes of the animated television series. The animated television series […]

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