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Apologies… And Back to Bloggin’.

Sorry I've not posted for a while. Without going into specifics and boring the tits off you, it's been a hectic 18 months. Plus, I don't believe one's hobby should ever feel like an obligation. I started writing Tonks Toys... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 10: TRANSFORMERS G1 SCORPONOK

When I first conceived the Hall of Fame idea for this blog I knew I had to keep something big and bad-ass in reserve for when I reached Part 10. And they don’t come much bigger or bad-ass than G1... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 9: CLASSIC SPACE LEGO – THE RESURRECTION OF ‘LL-928 GALAXY EXPLORER’ (Modified) and some CUSTOM LEGO SPACE VEHICLES

It's time to touch on something that I have not yet talked about on this blog: Vintage SPACE LEGO. Yeah, that's right: that awesome line of Lego from the late '70s and '80s which included a wide range of bat-shit crazy... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 8: VINTAGE STAR WARS Y-WING FIGHTER BOMBER

Now that ROGUE ONE has finally been unleashed upon the world I thought it timely that I talk about one of my most treasured vintage Star Wars toys: the Y-WING FIGHTER BOMBER; a fantastic toy for its time and still a fantastic... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 7: MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE TRAP-JAW

This HoF article will not be about a specific toy, rather a group of specific toys all of which come in the form of arguably the coolest Masters of the Universe character ever. (sit down, Skeletor you scumbag) I speak of... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 6: TRANSFORMERS G1 WARPATH

We're through the looking glass here, people. Back into the thick of that golden era: the mid '80s. Back to G1 Transformers. Now I warned you that these HoF articles would get personal. And it doesn't get anymore personal than... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 5: STAR WARS VINTAGE BOBA FETT 

It's BOBA FETT.   I mean that's all that needs to be said, right? It's taken five HoF articles for me to finally get onto STAR WARS. Is that bad? Or do I just take Star Wars for granted as... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 4: MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE CLASSICS MAN-E-FACES

The last three HoF articles have been firmly anchored in the awesome '80s. Now we bring this shit right up to the 21st Century: 2011 to be precise. Now don't fret, we'll return to the '80s in future HoF articles soon enough.... Continue Reading →

TONK’S HALL OF FAME PART 3: M.A.S.K. RHINO

In those heady days of the mid 80s there was no internet. That's right kids: NO INTERNET. Wrap your heads around that nightmarish Dickensian scenario for just one minute. Scary, hey? Amazing really, that we actually still found stuff to... Continue Reading →

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