Retro Nostalgia to the Max!

Check out these nostalgic articles and essays filled with insightful reflection and thoughtful commentary. 

The Story Behind Jem: An Interview with Christy Marx

The Story Behind Jem: An Interview with Christy Marx

Despite only three short seasons, Jem is an ’80s pop culture powerhouse that owes much of its success to the show’s writer and creative visionary, Christy Marx. With a long career that spans comics, television, video games, and more, the “truly outrageous” Christy Marx graciously took time to answer our burning questions.

Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

But when I rewatched ‘Stand by Me’ last year, I fell in love. I reread the novella, I listened to the soundtrack, and I found myself going down Wiki rabbit holes researching TV shows like Wagon Train or Have Gun, Will Travel that were referenced in the film. And this time, the final lines moved me…but there was a different quote that stayed with me. 

Star Wars Unlimited Scratches That Faux Nostalgia Itch

Star Wars Unlimited Scratches That Faux Nostalgia Itch

The Star Wars universe is growing by leaps and bounds into a variety of media and visual approaches. We wanted to ensure that our style afforded ample space to blend all these distinct sources into one unified, yet diverse look, with enough flexibility to allow for even the outliers of Star Wars material to be represented in the game. 

When the Golden Girls Were Environmentalists

When the Golden Girls Were Environmentalists

Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia confronted stereotypes and tackled the tough stuff with their trademark humor. One theme that I see mentioned much less often, though, is when The Golden Girls embraced environmentalism. In fact, their commitment to this timely cause stretches across several episodes and even includes an epic television special.

From Here to Eternia

From Here to Eternia

And every day, I looked at that massive box, with the gorgeous artwork, and said, “This weekend will be the weekend.” But the days once again turned to weeks. And weekend after weekend passed without an assembled Eternia.

Blast from the Past: A Retrofied Relaunch

Blast from the Past: A Retrofied Relaunch

The media landscape continues to change, but we’re ready to find our footing and bring the past into the future. We think there is still some nostalgic magic left, don’t you? Care to join us on this adventure?

Spawning a New Breed of Superhero for the Nineties (and Today)

Spawning a New Breed of Superhero for the Nineties (and Today)

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a huge fan of superheroes. From the moment I bought my first comic book—Marvel Tales #210—I became hooked on the likes of Spider-Man, Batman, and The Flash. Growing up in the 1990s, we experienced some crazy sh*t in the world of superheroes. We learned that...