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Tales of the Toy: Transformers G1 Cosmos (80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since Gutenberg invented the printing press! Today, we’re introducing Tales of the Toy, a new feature where we tell stories about some of our most cherished childhood toys. We’re kicking it off by telling the tale of how we originally acquired Cosmos, the G1 Transformers toy. On

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If you were an ’80s kid, the man who wrote your childhood passed away last weeks

If you grew up watching ’80s or ’90s cartoons, chances are you watched an episode written by Larry DiTillio. Most famous for his work on writing Masters of the Universe, The Real Ghostbusters, and Transformers: Beast Wars, DiTillio’s writing credits also include some slightly more obscure children’s shows including Conan the Adventurer, The California Raisin Show, and Peter Pan and

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IDW’s new leadership have their work cut out for them

In late April, comic book publisher IDW announced that John Barber would be the company’s new Editor-in-Chief, and Anita Frazier would be the new Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Barber in particular has a long resume in the comic book industry, including well-regarded stories at Marvel Comics such as Old Man Logan and Marvel Zombies as well as

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