This week’s installment of Toy Ventures is a bit of a departure as I just got a big box of weird Mego Knock off items and I decided to share it with you while i “unbox”. We talk about various Mego and Captain Action related knock offs i’ve found over the years and well, some […]
Forgot suggested ages, I NEED ALL OF THESE IN AN XL! DAMMIT, GIVE ME THREE OF THE BIG FRANKS JUST IN CASE I LOSE ONE! New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
How is that we don’t have adult versions of these things now?
We return once again with an all new Pod Stallions and in celebration of the Man of Steel’s 80th birthday we thought we’d make him our topic (We haven’t done this one right? Cause it feels real familiar). So we dig right in and talk about George Reeves, Filmation, the Super Friends, Dean Cain, Superboy, […]
At the beginning of October I put out the call for your vintage Halloween costume photos and brother, did you respond with your wood paneled goodness like this photo from Jason above. To be honest, putting them all together became a daunting task, however, that’s a good problem to have. An incredible vintage costume explosion […]
I couldn’t get over the sincerity of this licensing advertisement for Superman from 1983. which states that Superman 3 will “Make box office history for the third time in a row” and “we’re expecting the strongest sales ever“. I remember seeing Superman 3 with my best friend, we were both 12 and I remember being […]
No, this isn’t a still from the upcoming Justice League movie (it’s too bright for one thing) this my friends is from a clever late 70s promotion for a company that seems to brilliantly pioneer what we call “Cosplay” today. Take a better look after the jump. You’ll be glad you did. Major props to […]
For the last two decades I’ve been quietly collecting these promotional cups given away by Pepsi in the 1970s in Canada. Similar to the US cup promotions but a much smaller character choice, different design and made in Canada. (update I’ve just been told they were made available at the restaurants in Zeller’s department stores) […]
I was elated to find this ad full of Ourway Studios Superhero and Planet of the Apes merch in a Japanese issue of StarLog. Especially mind warping is those Superhero stamp albums, which I totally had and collected as a kid. I wonder if they still accept orders…… Check out the Our Way Studios catalog […]
Oh Legend of the Lone Ranger, you had such big ambition, you even knocked Batman out of the selection this year.
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