Just a follow up to last week’s post about the late start that Star Wars got toy wise. In the very same toy trade magazine that nonchalantly showcased the photo of Lucas meeting with Kenner execs had this impressive add from Ideal at the very front. Ideal invaded alright, the company worked very fast to […]
I’ve been digging around in vintage Toy Trade publications this past month and let me tell you, 1977 was not prepared for what hit it. Above is a piece from the summer of 1977 showing George Lucas and Gary Kurtz visiting Kenner, it’s pretty bland and certainly doesn’t give the impression that the whole game […]
In1977, Fisher Price promoted the Little People Sesame Street Clubhouse by creating a gigantice model of it. The happy memories I had playing with this toy are only slightly shadowed by the original Sesame Street set by FP. I look at this thing and it cheers me up, always will. I need to know if this […]
OK, so apparently actor Richard Anderson visited Kenner headquarters in 1977 and they presented him with a life sized version of Oscar Goldman’s exploding briefcase! So that means, that (hopefully) in Richard Anderson’s house, he has a 1/1 scale version of one of the greatest action figure accessories ever made. I simply have to know where this is, I […]
The World was a better place when the Shogun Warriors guarded our freedom…..
Oh yeah, cause when I think Country, I think Trumpets! Get our book on Rack Toys and other goodies at our online store
It doesn’t look like much but this would have been a proxy web shooter to me as a kid and probably gotten days of use until it fell apart…. Get our book on Rack Toys and other goodies at our online store Our toy wantlist
I’m assuming you’re given a double helping of purple in all the kits….
Seeing as we were unceremoniously cut off from finishing last month’s show, Jason and myself decided to cut a “mini-sode” in addition to our regular show (which debuts next Friday) to finish what we started. We pick up on “Pink Lady and Jeff” talk about the Bay City Rollers, briefly touch on DC Follies and […]
I like to think that in this universe Kojak was the guy nobody invited but they didn’t want to be rude.
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