Tag: Retro-Specs

Exosquad: When G.I. Joe Meets Star Wars I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the June edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Sorry it has been a while, but you know, life. If it’s the 80s/90s and you throw outer space into the mix, it has to be a

Have You Got The Power? Get The Power! Nintendo Power! I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the February edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! As we discussed last month, the 80s and 90s are dominated by everything Nintendo. Sure, Sega and a few others nuzzle their way in. However, Nintendo has

Media Play: The Place To Go For All Your 90s Holiday Needs! I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Welcome back to the December edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Happy Holidays! Last Decemeber we took a stroll through the Sears Catalogue to remind us a holidays long ago. This month I thought we could take

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

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

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

Splash Into Summer With Some 90s Super Soaker Fun! I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to summer! The June edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs splashes into summer with none other than the might Super Soaker franchise! If you’re like me, 90% of my childhood summers were spent outside. We would

MASK Transforms Its Way Into Awesome 80s Toy Boom I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome back to LRM’s Retro-Specs! There are a ton of toys out there. However biased I may be, the 80s toy boom is still untouchable. Sure, many may be trying to ride the coattails of

The 80s Toys That Need To Come Back From The Dead: Super Naturals And Visionaries I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the April installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Zombies are in style. We can see this from The Walking Dead and fighting Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty games. The archetypal concept is nothing new.

Fighting Crime In A Future Time With The Real COPS Of The 80s I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the February installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! The 80s cartoon and toy boom is so extensive that at times many can fly under the radar. There are so many forgotten gems that need some