The licensed TV costume phenomena really took off in the mid-sixties with two companies monopolizing the licensed costume market. Collegeville and Ben Cooper were both manufacturers of those polyester jumpsuits with the plastic face masks. You remember them, don’t you? The suits were made out of a stiff, scratchy material that had a slit up […]
If you’re friend just bought a ‘Toothpick” Spindrift, you probably think he bought a tiny model of the ship from the 1968 series, Land of the Giants. In truth, he bought a box full of cardboard and wooden sticks and he probably spent more than 150 dollars for it to boot! Remco, the sixties manufacturer […]
Lost in Space Talking B-9 Bobble Head Danger, Danger, Will Robinson! From the classic Irwin Allen science fiction television series, Lost in Space comes the iconic Class M-3 Model B-9 Robot talking bobble head! Robot B-9 stands approximately 6-inches tall atop his name display base. The B-9 Robot bobble head comes in a window box. […]
Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files from Syfy – March 2011 This box had a rubber stamp inside with the instructions “Tell Your Co-Workers Where to File It.” The choices are Fact, Faked, WTF, Call FBI, Run Away or Watch Syfy. I only wish I had a bunch of papers I could stamp! Very cool swag.
CBS Consumer Products and Hybrid Apparel will launch a new line of Star Trek clothing at the MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas. Obviously, they’re going for a retro, worn kind of look. And it’s nice to see they have a sense of humor about them. Chicks really do dig the uniform! The t-shirts should hit […]