Vids I Dig 074: Toy Galaxy: The History of ‘MASK’: 1985 Toyline and Cartoon

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: It was birthed at the retro pop culture nexus in 1985, had a relatively short lifespan and it’s fans have been teased with a reboot or resurrection multiple times since.

We are, of course, talking about MASK. That uniquely amazing toyline combining action figures, vehicles and transforming.

Here is the history of MASK.

Vids I Dig 073: Yesterworld: The Troubled History of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

From Yesterworld’s YouTube description: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride closed at the Magic Kingdom in 1998, despite a media frenzy and protests, so here we explore the story of how it came to be, the Disneyland original version of Mr. Toad before New Fantasyland, and more Disney history.

Vids I Dig 072: Comic Tropes: X-Statix: Superhero Celebrity Satire

From Comic Tropes’ YouTube description: In 2001, writer Peter Milligan and artist Mike Allred teamed up with a completely new take on X-Force which would go on to be retitled X-Statix. It was a look at a team of mutants who were also celebrities. This episode looks at how that works and some of the common techniques of Milligan and Allred.

Vids I Dig 071: Generation Gap Gaming: ‘Super Mario 64’ Secrets And History

From Generation Gap Gaming’s YouTube description: It’s a Me Mario – Were you obsessed with collecting all the power stars in Super Mario 64 back in the ’90s like me? Then you’re gonna love the secrets, Easter eggs, and history I’m gonna share in this video. Let’s get started.