Inspired by Superman the movie and “rug hooking fever” (common in 1979) I did attempt to do a rug of Superman’s shield when I was eight. Unfortunately, I had the patience of an eight-year-old boy. Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
As a kid, I really wanted this Batman talking alarm clock by Janex but I now think over time I would have to grown to hate Batman. I’m not a morning person. Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
How is that we don’t have adult versions of these things now?
The Mego Wayne Foundation is like a Barbie Dreamhouse but it’s for Batman, so it’s completely awesome and not a doll house. For this entry, I can swipe all the photos from the MegoMuseum because I work there (mainly to steal stuff from the break room and use the photocopier). I never had the set […]
Here are a few random pages from the 1980 Pedigree Toys catalog from the UK, being 9 at the time I can honestly say I WANTED ALL OF THIS! I had a special love for the Remco utility belts. Please add a long life obsession with the Remco Batcopter to my life long list. OK, I […]
I think I’ll go with King Kong this Spring, there is something about that movie poster that just screams 1977! Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
I’ve had dreams like this, Robin costume and all…..
The undisputed king of the “Rack Toy” in the 1970s was Azrak-Hamway International or “AHI” for short. They were riding high with past hits like Batman, Spider-Man, Star Trek, Space 1999 but 1978 saw them add James Bond 007, Farrah Fawcette, Donnie and Marie, the Walt Disney characters and their answer to Star Wars, Star […]
Oh to have a rainy afternoon with these two sets as a kid. Riddler to beam up!
i honestly don’t know what would have won if i had a choice at six, probably the Super Friends but I think Star Trek had a decent shot.
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