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Anthropomorphic Mammals Take To Space With Bucky O’Hare I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Anthropomorphic Mammals Take To Space With Bucky O’Hare I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Welcome to the November edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! The cartoon world of the 80s and 90s seem to be never-ending at times. There are so many that had potential only to get lost in the

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Stone Protectors: The Troll Doll Craze Meets Superheroes In 90s Fashion I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Stone Protectors: The Troll Doll Craze Meets Superheroes In 90s Fashion I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the November edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! We know that once lightning in a bottle is found in the 80's and 90's various ideas follow in hopes of latching on to similar success. TMNT

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Wizard Magazine: Bringing Comic Fans A Little Of Everything Pre-Internet I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Wizard Magazine: Bringing Comic Fans A Little Of Everything Pre-Internet I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the September edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! The comic field continued its resurgence into the 90s. Not only are comics back in full force, but toys, cloths, games, and other merchandise clearly follow. When

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Blank Check: Disney Brings Us Every Kid’s Dream, With Some Weirdness I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Blank Check: Disney Brings Us Every Kid’s Dream, With Some Weirdness I LRM’s Retro-Specs

The concept of kids being in charge and being able to navigate life is not a new concept. Goonies, Lost Boys, IT, and Home Alone are just a few that span different genres. Movies like

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Jesse Eisenberg Would Be Shocked If He Comes Back As Lex Luthor. So Would I.

Jesse Eisenberg Would Be Shocked If He Comes Back As Lex Luthor. So Would I.

Listen, I am a huge DC fan. Always have been. Always will be. However, when it comes to the DCEU I never have a clue what is going on. Frankly, I'm not sure if those

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Opinion: Batman Returns Deserves More Love

Opinion: Batman Returns Deserves More Love

I was talking to a friend one day about the Batman franchise. He said that the love people have for a specific film is based on the age/time they saw it. Batman 89 is the

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Four TMNT Figure Sets NECA Should Consider Releasing Next

Four TMNT Figure Sets NECA Should Consider Releasing Next

If you grew up in the 80s you must have followed TMNT. They were everywhere! I am a HUGE fan. Still have a majority of the figures, vehicles, playsets, comics, movies, etc. You name it,

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Pro Stars: Join Our Favorite 90s Athletes As They Save The World! I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Pro Stars: Join Our Favorite 90s Athletes As They Save The World! I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Welcome to the July edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! We all know that 90s continues the 80s boom of toys, comics and cartoons. While the Saturday morning and after school cartoons are still thriving during the

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Creed III Release Date Gets Knocked Back

Creed III Release Date Gets Knocked Back

I am a huge fan of the Rocky franchise. I am also a sucker for nostalgia. When the Creed films first hit the big screen I was beyond excited. The passing of the torch to

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Graded Comics: Are They Worth It?

Graded Comics: Are They Worth It?

Still riding high after Heroes Con in Charlotte, let's take a look at graded comics. Fellow LRM writer Mike Connally and I were discussing graded comics while at Heroes Con. Most conventions have them for

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