the site’s tenth birthday to announce my second book. After the wonderful experience and success of Rack Toys, I am ready to start on Mall of Justice : Recollections of Meeting our Heroes.
letter to the sensational personal appearances of our comic book, TV, movie and
toy icons during the 1970s and 80s.
car show, He-Man at a Toys R Us opening or an ersatz Chewbacca at a stereo
store, Mall of Justice melds vintage photos with childhood recollection of these epic meetings.
eventually publish the book (via PlaidStallions Press), it’s a project we can all get involved with!
I’m looking for your photos and your recollections! Even if you’ve submitted
them to the site before, I would likely need higher resolution and I’d want to
talk to you.
Appearances of costumed characters during the 1970s and 80s, be they from comic
books (Batman, the Hulk) , cartoons (, toy lines (Masters of the Universe, GI
Joe) or movies (Planet of the Apes,
Star Wars) , a date and place and a description of how you felt meeting these
iconic characters. Did you think they were real?
Does it have to
specifically be in a mall:
HECK NO! Car shows, county fairs, grocery stores, heck I’d
even accept birthday party shots. It’s all fair game.
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Thanks everyone for reading and I hope you’ll share your experiences with me!