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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1095 on: January 18, 2019, 11:07:54 AM »
Here's a photo of my Revell Phantom model kit:



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And pictures I lifted off the net of the fabulous Transogram Phantom board game that I wish I had but do not:







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« Reply #1096 on: January 18, 2019, 03:36:58 PM »
Excellent PHANTOM art!
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« Reply #1097 on: January 22, 2019, 12:58:52 PM »
Here are some close-up shots of my Star Trek model kits:









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« Reply #1098 on: January 23, 2019, 12:42:28 PM »
The MPC Checkers set wasn't very popular when it was released. As a result it's really tough to find these days. Here are some pictures of one:







I believe it was the only way the red MPC Weird Monsters could be gotten.

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« Reply #1099 on: January 25, 2019, 01:12:44 PM »
Jack Davis did the artwork on the Monster Tatoos that Topps released in 1962. Here are some pictures that I lifted off the net:













And here are pictures of some of Jack's original drawings before they were coloured in for printing:







Due to the near total destruction factor when it comes to kids' tattoos, these tattoos are very hard to find today. I like Jack Davis' artwork so much though that they're one of my collecting priorities.

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« Reply #1100 on: January 29, 2019, 10:45:26 AM »
Here's a good pic of Horrorhunter's Halloween blowmold candy containers from the 1960's:



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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1101 on: February 01, 2019, 04:45:30 PM »
If Invasion of the Saucer-Men doesn't make my list of the top five movies of all-time, it's still up there in the top ten for its unbounded pathos if nothing else.

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If I ever get into collecting movie posters or lobby cards, you can therefore be assured that those from Invasion of the Saucer-Men would be near the very top of my list:













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« Reply #1102 on: February 05, 2019, 11:22:36 AM »
Here's Horrorhunter's set of wild cool Monster Head Rings:



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« Reply #1103 on: February 08, 2019, 11:36:45 AM »
Here are scans of five more of my Mystery in Space comics from 1965-66 featuring Ultra the Multi-Alien:











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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1104 on: February 11, 2019, 09:46:18 AM »
Here are some pictures of my two Buck Rogers model kits:



















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« Reply #1105 on: February 12, 2019, 07:51:53 AM »
These 2 buck Rogers kits are very nice looking, were they released back in the day?

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« Reply #1106 on: February 12, 2019, 09:57:15 AM »
Yes. They were released in the 1979-81 period when the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century TV show was being aired on NBC. When I bought the kits at the time, I just considered them "new stuff" but I picked them up anyway because I was trying to build a collection and the older Aurora, Revell, Hawk and Monogram kits from the sixties which were the ones I really wanted were so difficult to find. Now here 38 years later these Buck Rogers kits have themselves acquired a "vintage" flavour!

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« Reply #1107 on: February 12, 2019, 12:04:22 PM »
Yes. They were released in the 1979-81 period when the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century TV show was being aired on NBC. When I bought the kits at the time, I just considered them "new stuff" but I picked them up anyway because I was trying to build a collection and the older Aurora, Revell, Hawk and Monogram kits from the sixties which were the ones I really wanted were so difficult to find. Now here 38 years later these Buck Rogers kits have themselves acquired a "vintage" flavour!

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Thanks for the info and they do look very box fresh but have that vintage feel as you say. They're not something I've ever thought to look for but after seeing yours I think I may start a new hunt  ;D

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« Reply #1108 on: February 15, 2019, 11:43:59 AM »
I'm not sure whether it was Aurora or some other company that was the first to introduce glow-in-the-dark technology to toys in the late sixties. Kenner though embraced the technology in a major way. Here are a couple more examples:





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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1109 on: February 18, 2019, 10:39:24 PM »
Here are pictures of the wild cool thermometer that Aurora distributed as a promo to dealers in the late 1960's:



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