Category Archives: Toon Adjacent

Toon Adjacent: The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbera

Today Toon Adjacent visits a theme park attraction filled with rides and shows, populated by famous cartoon mascots. No, not that one. Today’s Toon Adjacent is all about the now defunct Happy Land of Hanna-Barbera, which was located in Kings Island amusement park, formerly Kings Dominion, in Virginia. -Did you know that the Happy Land …

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Toon Adjacent: X-Men Infinity??

OK, I know we’re both currently taking a break from superhero themed posts, but I recently came across something which I found kind of interesting. Namely, this: What appears to be a set of X-Men figurines a la Disney Infinity. I don’t know what these were actually made for; it’s doubtful these are/were specifically made …

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Toon Adjacent: Funny Company SWAG

As you know, we’re fans of 1963’s The Funny Company. While the show only ran for a single season, it was nonetheless popular enough to release some pretty sweet merchandise. Today Toon Adjacent showcases some cool Funny Company SWAG. First, this storybook entitled Super Chief in the Big City. In it, the gang goes out …

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Toon Adjacent: Looney Tunes Racers

Two things that I loved growing up were… Looney Tunes and cars. So wouldn’t it be great if someone were to make some toys of Looney Tunes characters in customized cars? Thankfully someone did. A toy company known as ERTL made a set of die cast toy cars featuring the classic Looney Tunes characters. I …

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Toon Adjacent: Beastly Kingdom

Have you ever actually looked at the logo for Disney’s Animal Kingdom, man? You’ve probably noticed that one of the animal silhouettes is a dragon. But why is that when there aren’t any dragons in Animal Kingdom? Well, at one time there actually were going to be dragons. Thus the subject of today’s Toon Adjacent, …

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