Ourways Studios produced some of the wildest superhero merch in the 70’s, best known for their awesome stickers and decals their product features art by some of the true greats like Neal Adams and John Romita. There was something so incredibly cool about a time when a company could have both the Marvel and […]
Yeah, so how do you do an awards show for a year that kinda didn’t happen? well, we applaud the stuff the brought us joy in our own way. We hope you enjoy it. Seriously, I cut my own hair in a mirror the other day….. Lots of unpopular opinions in this one, agree […]
After Mattel ceased production of the Shogun Warriors brand in 1980, Popy’s parent company Bandai decided to forge ahead and market their characters in the United States themselves. They branded the line of diecast robots GoDaikin which combines the Japanese words for alloy “gokin” with the word for big “Dai”. Many of the characters chosen […]
Toy-Ventures this week is all about Buck Rogers but not the toys made by Mego, we’re going to talk about the slightly more obscure and rare action figures made in the UK and Australia Join our FB group PodStallions https://www.facebook.com/groups/podstallions Order Toy-Ventures issue 1 here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Limited Edition Gift Sets Available Now! Rather than […]
I went to one of these as a kid (at my local Woolco) and my mum exposed all the film. This lead me with an obsession to finding another kid who has photos of this event and to the creation of my next book “Mall of Justice”. If you have photos of an event like […]
David Smith sent in these rocking shots from his birthday party circa ’77 or ’78ish.David is wearing a very cool Spider-Man T Shirt BTW. Here you see Spider-Man signing autographs, (back when celebrities signed everything for free) note the back of Dave’s awesome shirt.Spidey crouchs down for a shot with David’s 85 year old Grandmother, […]
The beginning of the end for the Rack Toy giant, while the company would continue and prosper for the rest of the decade, it would also eventually fold it’s toy division completely under the Remco Name. The 1981 AHI catalog almost looks like a lower cost copy of the 1981 Remco offerings, all the licenses […]
Matt submitted these cool black and white shots of Captain America and the Hulk at the opening of the Bangor Mall (in Maine, of course) circa 1978. He also believes he has shots of Spider-Man and Darth Vader from the same event, stay tuned.Send us your Mall Appearance photos!
Don’t show up at Dooley’s on the 27th, you’re 34 years late. Were you one of the lucky kids in Long Beach who Spider-Man that day? Send in your photo!
Paul Rigsby sent in this picture of him at Spider-Man at the Gateway mall in Jacksonville Florida in 1979. Paul wanted to point out his red plaid outfit is not on purpose, he had no idea Spidey was going to be there, he was, as he puts it “A poster boy for bad 70s fashion”. […]