Tag: Retro-Specs

    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…

    Flying Back To 80s Fantasy Flick: Flight Of The Navigator I LRM’s Retro-Specs

    Welcome to 2022 and the year’s first  installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! 80s films are known for their action and adventure. But one of the concepts that makes them so great is the idea of kids/teenagers…

    Futuristic Dinosaurs? Dinosaucers And Dino-Riders Are A Recipe For 80s Awesomeness! I LRM’s Retro-Specs

    Welcome back to the November installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Every kid likes dinosaurs and outer space at some point, right? I mean, who wouldn’t? I feel like almost every kid has some type of dinosaur…

    The Monster Squad Review: The Goonies Vs Dracula — As Good As It Sounds | Retro-Specs

    Take The Goonies and Universal’s Classic Monsters and make a movie with them. Wait, The Monster Squad already exists. Hitting our world in 1987, Shane Black (Iron Man 3, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang) helped Fred…

    Move Over Happy Meals. Pizza Hut Merch. Is Where It’s At! I LRM’s Retro-Specs

    If you are an 80s/90s kid, you know McDonalds always dominates the food and toy combo. I mean, they have their own Transformers/ Changables! Other big chains such as Burger King have some hits (The…

    KB Toys: The First Stop At The Mall I LRM’s Retro-Specs

    Welcome back to the September installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Imagine for a moment that it’s the 80s and you are heading to the mall with your family. You’re a kid so there are only a…

    The Best Bang For Your Buck: 80s Miniature Toys — M.U.S.C.L.E., Battle Beasts, and Army Ants I LRM’s Retro-Specs

    Welcome back to the August installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! In the best era of toys, they were made in all shapes and sizes. Most will fondly remember the rise, and popularity, of Micro Machines. This…

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