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1982 Ideal Team America Promo Catalog

Ideal Team America Promo Catalog After years of being marketed as an Evel Knievel toy line, Ideal toys had a severe problem with Knievel’s career hitting rock bottom. They had a hit toy concept but needed a new marketing method. Ideal tried classic monsters with the Scare Cycles in 1979 but regrouped and launched Team […]

70s Ourways Studios Catalog- Superheroes!

  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 […]

Marvel Water Pistols

 I expect to see Spider-Man and Cap, bonus points for Sgt Fury despite it being a German pistol but Kid Colt Outlaw? That has to be one of his only pieces of merchandise ever. I don’t remember him packing a Saturday night special but whatevs… Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

LJN Road Stars

Which one would you go for as a kid? I’d be torn between Captain America and the Eagle from Space:1999. Also, I wanna meet the kid who saw this display and went “Oh Wow, the Waltons truck!” New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. […]

Cool Shirt Explosion!

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.

Marvel Heroes : Live and In Person

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 […]

Pod Stallions 65: Jack Kirby

On the eve of what would have been his 101st birthday, Jason and Brian celebrate the legendary career of comics legend, Jack “King” Kirby. Kirby left a gigantic mark on pop culture and we’re both better human beings for exposure to his incredible storytelling. We discuss our gateway entry into Kirby, what made us fans, his […]

Super Team!

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 […]