Female Green Army Men, Finally! Only Took Over 90 Years.
Green Army Men, those drab olive colored little toy soldiers, have been around in the U.S. since 1930. Found in most toy chests along with Hot Wheels and Etch-a-sketch, the miniature molded plastic green men have since inspired numerous pop culture and household products. So iconic, they were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2014. There have been numerous iterations of the small green figurines such as the provocative Casualties of War, Toy Boarders and Yoga Joes. And yes, there are pink versions of the little plastic army men…. but they have still always been MEN. Until now. BMC Toys finally introduces Plastic Army Women! (more…)