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Cory’s awesome Halloween collection

Yesterday i saw the most fantastic collection of Halloween decorations and luckily, it’s owner Cory was totally down to let me share it with you all. What follows is presented with out commentary cause all i would is say “need it, got, need it, need it”. Click after the jump for the coolest selection of […]

A Halloween Force

Star Wars pretty much dominated my Halloween experiences from ’78 to ’82, I can’t be alone on this. Vader, Storm Trooper, Boba Fett and Yoda were my choices as a kid.

Seeking Vintage Halloween Photos!

Ah, It’s my favourite time of year again and like always I’d like to put out the call for your vintage Halloween photos, show me me your store bought and home made costumes from the times of orange and brown. Send them on in to Kid70s*at*gmail.com (replace the at with an @ of course) or load […]

1986 Ben Cooper Costume Catalog

It wouldn’t be Halloween without at least one costume catalog on PlaidStallions and I’m thrilled to be showcasing this rarity from 1986. It’s pretty hard to find an 80s property that isn’t represented here, I mean seriously this thing is chock full of cartoon and toy characters. Check out the 1986 Ben Cooper Catalog here! […]

Gre-Gory: Big Bad Vampire Bat by Mattel

It finally happened, I got my hands on a Gre-Gory. After posting my disappointment ten years ago (ulp!) I found a good deal on one and decided to take the plunge. More photos after the jump and my observations as I have never seen or held one of these in my life. My first impression […]

It’s a Trap!

I honestly don’t remember anything about this era as it was my last Halloween, while Star Wars had been my go-to costume from 1978-1981, this year was my last Halloween and  I think I went as Sid Vicious. 

Monster Squad Dracula Costumes

No better time than Halloween than to discuss costumes and my love of the 1976 Monster Squad Television series. Collegeville had the license to the series and while they didn’t make a Frank Costume, they sure went to town with Dracula. Below are all the variations I’ve found thus far of his store bought costumes. […]