Work deadlines are hitting hard at the moment, so this week’s post will have to be a quickie.
Continue reading Finn 4.5″ vinyl toy from Titans/Cartoon Network
It’s 1980’s Fantasy Movie Season here at TTM, and this week it’s the turn of Disney’s Dragonslayer from 1981.
Continue reading Dragonslayer (1981)
Ahhh, Beastmaster. I’m a great fan of cheesy fantasy flicks, especially those from the 1980’s, and this cult classic was one of my favourites when I was a teen. It’s got everything: an avenging hero; sword fights; monsters; black tigers; witches. And Tanya Roberts gets her tits out.
Continue reading The Beastmaster (1982)
I’m a big fan of boisterous 80’s fantasy cinema, and Krull (1983) is one of my favourites. Continue reading Krull (1983)
Published by Abrams ComicArts in 2012 Mars Attacks celebrates the 50th anniversary of quite possibly the most famous — or infamous — bubblegum trading card collection ever published.
Continue reading Mars Attacks: 50th Anniversary Collection
In the mid-1960’s bubblegum giant Topps attempted to capitalise on the popularity of superhero comics with a range of gifts that would feature humorous parodies of some of the industry’s most popular characters. But rather than cashing-in on the new boom in superhero comics they instead learned an expensive lesson in legal due diligence.
Continue reading Topps Krazy Little Comics (1967)
By the mid-Sixties comic book giant Marvel had gained a reputation for publishing titles that featured larger-than-life-superheroes. But in 1966 the company went in another direction, and published six comics that were anything but large.
Continue reading Marvel Comics Mini-books (1966)