Retrocon 2024

Back to the Future and Dark Crystal Coming to PlayPop Book Series

Two beloved franchises from the '80s are coming to Insight Editions nostalgic PlayPop books. Back to the Future: Telling Time with Marty McFly and The Dark Crystal: Book of Opposites will continue the series of pop culture books that "introduce kids to beloved characters and films while developing essential skills and concepts."

Look for a review of each book coming in the near future to the Rediscover the '80s YouTube channel, but for now, take a glimpse inside each book below and order now from Amazon.

Back to the Future: Telling Time with Marty McFly

The timeless characters of Marty and Doc are here to help youngsters tell time! Help Marty get through the day by turning the die-cut wheel in the cover and lifting the flaps throughout the book to find out where Marty should be at the proper time. With both analog and digital clocks, young learners will get to see time in two different ways. Find it now on Amazon.

Illustrated by Jeff Harvey
Insight Kids | October 20, 2020 | 7 x 7 in. | 10 pages 
Board Book | $9.99 
Ages 3 and Up 
ISBN: 978-1-6838-3-941-5

The Dark Crystal: Book of Opposites

A great way to introduce Jim Henson's world of Thra to kids. This colorfully illustrated board book will guide children to help Jen, Kira, and their friends learn about opposites by pointing out the differences between the kind Gelflings and the evil Skeksis. Concepts like fast and slow, light and dark, big and small will be revealed through touch and feel elements. Find it now on Amazon.

Illustrated by Bill Robinson 
Insight Kids | October 20, 2020 | 7 x 7 in. | 10 pages 
Board Book | $9.99 
Ages Infant to 3 
ISBN: 978-1-68383-973-6

About Insight Editions:

Celebrated for its unwavering dedication to quality, Insight Editions is a publisher of innovative books and collectibles that push the boundaries of creativity, design, and production. Through its acclaimed film, television, and gaming program, Insight strives to produce unique books and products that provide new ways to engage with fan-favorite characters and stories. Under this program, Insight has published books covering the worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Destiny, Assassin’s Creed, Halo, Diablo, World of Warcraft, and the Harry Potter films, among many others. Insight’s award-winning art, photography, and sports titles celebrate the artistry and history of a wide range of subjects that include the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash, the San Francisco Giants, and the Dallas Cowboys. Other divisions include a line of deluxe stationery products, as well as a children’s imprint, Insight Kids. For more information, visit

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