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.
I love exclusives like this 10″ action figure that seems to have only been available in Japan and France. For a more detailed look at this guy, check out this photo review we did a few years ago… Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
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 […]
This catalog page from France is like every other thought i had when i was eight. Nowadays I sadly think a lot about sandwiches more than Shogun Warriors….
It’s fitting that i found this ad as i recently discovered the destroyed remains of my corgi Spider-Copter in my kid’s room recently. It made no comic book sense and even at 7 years of age I knew it was aerodynamically impossible but I thought it was the greatest vehicle ever. More Corgi goodness:
It was a well known fact that Spider-Man and Gene Simmons were in a licensing competition that still stands to this day.
This wonderful shot was sent into me by Twitter user @naturalbornheel who met Spidey at the Wonderland Mall (I’ve actually been there!) in San Antonio, TX during the Summer of ’79. This is the perfect type of photo I’m seeking for my next book project Mall of Justice, a love letter to the sensational personal appearances of our comic […]
Because the first Superhero you think of when swimming is mentioned is Spider-Man.
I’m gonna rock those Spidey shades at the beach this year…..
I had this issue of Marvel Team Up, it wasn’t very good.
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