Retro Classics is a collection of articles and web posts I have written in the past, re-published verbatim in their original form. I have been writing about my hobbies on various “free” websites dating back to my days in high school. Now a great deal of my topics of then current events would be considered … More Retro Classics: BATMAN: What Happened?
Toy Biz released their line of Marvel action figures in 1990 under the banner “Marvel Super Heroes”. Honestly at the time I was largely unaware of the Marvel universe; the heroes, their stories or really their existence in general. Fresh off of the heels of the 1989 Batman flick I was a bonafide Batman fan … More Spider-Man Web Suction Figure (Toy Biz, 1990)
The Death of Superman wasn’t exactly my introduction to comic books, but it was my introduction to the major comic book characters in their original form. I had a collection of some animated Ninja Turtles and Scrooge McDuck comic books that I got from a nearby 7-Eleven, but I had never gotten any of the … More The Death of Superman (DC, 1992)
Ralston was known for their licensed cereal brands in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. If there was a property popular with children, a shopper could be pretty certain that Ralston would dump some processed nuggets in a box and slap a logo on it for a quick buck. Ralston-Purina sticks to making pet food and … More Batman Cereal (Ralston, 1989)