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Buck Rogers Disc Pistol

So, last Thursday when I posted about Star Trek Tracer Guns, i received a mystery gift from a friend, a Buck Rogers Tracer gun! This seems like a sign from the universe but I’m not sure what it wants me to do…. New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join […]

The Amazing Spider-Brush

 I’m totally fascinated with little bits of weird super hero merchandise like this.  Here we have the marriage of hair care and our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, whose mantra of putting his name on everything would put Garfield to shame. This is all the handiwork of the standard Pyroxoioid Corp. (sexy name!)   This set solves […]

1977 Fleetwood Toys Catalog

Fleetwood toys was one of the biggest and most prolific manufacturers of Rack Toys during the 1970s and 80s. In 1977, they were truly on top of their game as evidenced by the massive amount of licenses they had this year including the Marvel Comics Superheroes, Welcome Back Kotter, Starsky and Hutch, The Rookies, SWAT, Tarzan, the […]

Sweathogs Action Bank

“OK, so instead of a skeleton grabbing the coins and dragging it back to it’s coffin, we have a creepy two headed Juan Epstein dragging it back to a box? Brilliant! Get those into production!”- A very drunk toy executive in 1975. More Fun from Fleewood Our new book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings covers […]

Charlie’s Angels Beauty Set

There is nothing like the concerned face of Farrah Fawcett Majors to help you with your morning beauty routine. I want to add that when working on the book, I couldn’t find one of these flipping things, now I’m tripping over them…. Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page book from […]

Again with the Space Sentinels

  Less than a month ago i posted the Hercule magnetic figure I found from this series, a kindly reader pointed this out to me. The Space Sentinels explorer, even has a sign to avoid confusions. I could not love this more. Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page book from the […]

More Space Sentinels

  I am overjoyed to find this, a Hercules Magnetic figure from Space Sentinels. Years ago I found an Astrea, so this is a pretty big deal. Also, Herc was on my beloved “Tarzan and the Super 7”, so this is win/win for me. Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page […]

Eats Me Dusts!

I was recently gifted this, the kind person who found it thought i’d dig it. The gesture alone floored me but so did the toy.  Popeye rack toys could fill football fields but the majority of them are nondescript items with little connection to the character, some of them laughable. Leave it to Fleetwood to go […]

SWAT chute

My memories of SWAT are limited to the theme song and playing with plastic rifles, were there parachutes on the show or is this just yet another repurposed rack toy? Check out our book “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” available at our online store right now!