Famous Monsters of Filmland, Issue 1

Since Halloween is coming up, I thought it was appropriate to post this for everyone’s enjoyment – a downloadable PDF of Famous Monsters of Filmland’s first issue. Famous Monsters magazine influenced hundreds of filmmakers, from Joe Dante to Steven Spielberg,…

Put a Marvel on your chest!

This ad for Marvel T-shirts from the mid seventies is suffering from a bad case of Batman-itis. “Zap, Pow, or Kazowie?” Speaking of which, someone needs to put a video up remixing some of the Marvel movie fight scenes with…

Hunk toys from 1979 make me green with envy

This page from the 1979 Sears Wishbone is SO wonderful. While there are other superhero toys on this page, it was pretty obvious that they were playing second fiddle to the green goliath, The Incredible Hulk. The TV show was…

Full color poster spectacular!

From Marvel comics, circa 1978, this ad leaves me almost speechless. A KISS collage! Life size Giant Ladd! Giant McNichols!! Coneheads! L.A. Farrah! Still want that Lynda Carter poster, though I think She Who Must Be Obeyed would not be…