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5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week

To celebrate the launch of the second edition of my book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings (available now from Nacelle Company) I give you 5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week!   EBAY LINK : LAND OF THE LOST WILDERNESS CAMPFIRE SET Well, this kind of makes sense in the Rack Toys universe, considering […]

Rain Coat Season 1977

I think I’ll go with King Kong this Spring, there is something about that movie poster that just screams 1977! Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Official King Kong Water Gun by AHI

I haven’t really added anything to my collection of Azrak-Hamway monster stuff in a long time. Mostly because the stuff I want is either a) extremely hard to find or b)insanely expensive or a combination of the two. That’s why I was excited to snag this open carded Kong squirt gun at the last Mego […]

Cardboard Kong

My friend Corey gave me this shot (you can check out his awesome auctions here) and I honestly can’t ever remember seeing this cool toy before. What amuses me about it is while it appears to be from the 1970s, it seems to be based on the original film and not the Delaurentis remake. Which […]

Cool Collections: Kip of the Apes

Been really under pressure to put the final touch on Rack Toys this month so i was coming up short with a Friday feature.  Enter Kip and his amazing, newly displayed Ape collection to the rescue! I’ve seen plenty of Planet of the Apes and King Kong collections in my time but Kip seems to […]

King Kong VS Alien

John, a frequent contributor of awesome things sent in this fabulous vintage shot of him holding two movie heavyweights, namely a Mego King Kong and a Kenner Alien. Happy times! Look for more vintage goodness from John in the coming weeks, as well if you have some vintage toy love to share drop me a […]

Sparkling Super Monsters

This past summer I encountered something I didn’t know existed and yet I could not live without, it’s a bit of rack toy joy. Much more after the jump: It’s an unused display box of AHI wind up little walkers and while it’s obvious these (a) aren’t manufactured by AHI and (b) are not licensed, the […]

Oddly familiar giant gorilla

I found pretty trashed copy of the 1977 Multiple Toymakers catalog recently and the things that really struck me were these obvious King Kong Knock off sets. Both were marketed under the brand “Terror on the Tower”. This looks exactly like a set Mego made for the real Kong movie and I now really want […]