&n Amsco was a division of Milton Bradley and during their tenure they made some really fun creative and memorable toys. 1975’s roster included Sesame Street, Classic Monsters, Planet of the Apes and the Waltons in some truly original items. I would like that Sesame Street Play Set now. I doubt these foam bendies survived. […]
American Aerosol Corporation began selling Crazy Foam in the 1960s but most 70s kids will remember for it the many licenses it had including the DC and Marvel Comics Superheroes. I can honestly remember choosing a tin of Robin Crazy Foam over getting a toy once. You have a pretty powerful product if a kid […]
The name Aladin and lunch pails are synonymous. For generations, many of us received these wonderful licensed metal containers to bring to school, back when kids could bring peanut butter sandwichs to school that is.. This 1980 Catalog features a great mix of popular characters, many like Barbie and Superman are still being put on […]
I’m gonna be honest, as much as I loved Buck Rogers, I probably would have went with the Popeye set when I was ten. I still love that movie and well, I have a thing for Shelly Duval… Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
Hey remember those big colouring books you got on birthdays and Christmas? They were done by a company called Parkes Run and they made a lot of cool licensed stuff using licenses like Superman the movie, Popeye, Peanuts and the Marvel comics characters! Adult Colouring books are the all rage right now but I’d settle […]
In 1981, Larami was celebrating it’s 20th year of bringing low cost licensed “Rack Toys” to children around the world. This year was no exception with licenses like the DC and Marvel comics Superheroes, Barbie, Fat Albert, Flash Gordon, Dick Tracy, Mighty Mouse and the ever present Popeye, Larami had something for any kid to […]
I was recently gifted this, the kind person who found it thought i’d dig it. The gesture alone floored me but so did the toy. Popeye rack toys could fill football fields but the majority of them are nondescript items with little connection to the character, some of them laughable. Leave it to Fleetwood to go […]
I’m super tired tonight, so here is an awesome store display of Larami goodies circa 1981. I vividly remember that guy on the gun box. He kinda looked like my third grade teacher. Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page book from the creator of Plaid Stallions. Order from us and […]
American Aerosol Corporation began selling Crazy Foam in the 1960s but most 70s kids will remember for it the many licenses it had including the DC and Marvel Comics Superheroes. I can honestly remember choosing a tin of Robin Crazy Foam over getting a toy once. You have a pretty powerful product if […]
Popeye merchandise is a sea (i’m hilarious) of weird, re purposed stuff that has nothing to do with the character. It’s always nice to see something that while absolutely re purposed, kinda, sorta relates to the character.