1964 Beatles Collectibles

Hi everyone and welcome to another Fabulous Find!  This week, in honor of The Beatles first American television appearance, fifty years ago this week, on the Ed Sullivan show, I thought I'd share a couple of my Beatles collectibles for you viewing pleasure!  And I might even link to a Beatles YouTube video if I … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Micronauts #s 1 & 2

Howdy friends and neighbors!  I'm back with a new RETRO REVIEW this week.  I've dug out Marvel Comics' Micronauts #s 1 & 2, cover dated; January 1979 and February 1979.  This comic book was based on an actual toy line by Mego Corporation.  So, like the question; which came first, the chicken or the egg?  In this … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find # 20: Pogo Collectibles

Hello, once again, my friends and welcome to another Fabulous Find!  Number twenty (20) if you've been keeping track.  This week once again I search through my collection of comic related collectibles and I've come up with some items all relating to the comic strip and comic book character; Pogo!  Pogo was/is the … [Read more...]

1973 DC / 7-Eleven Slurpee Cups

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find!  This week I've gone deep into my basement and uncovered some of the 7-Eleven Slurpee cups, featuring D C Comics' characters from 1973!  The cups I own from this set happen to feature the six, or eight, Legion of Super-Hero members, if you include Superboy and Supergirl (I do, by … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find # 14: Marvel Marx Figures

Greetings and salutations, my friends.  For this weeks Fabulous Find,  I'll be talking about the 1967 Marx Marvel Super Heroes.  I recently purchased a set at a Back To The Past Collectibles auction.  Well, I won five of the six figures, but I quickly added the sixth, and final, figure via eBay, a few days later!  So … [Read more...]

Marvel Comics finger puppets

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find.  This week I've brought out a slightly weird item from my collection.  A Marvel Comics finger puppet!  I only own the Thor finger puppet, but I've got my eye out for the other three in the set.  I don't remember exactly when I bought my Thor, but it was definitely at a comic book … [Read more...]

Micro Marvel Hero Figures

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find brought to you by Greg Turner!  This week I've dug deep into my collection of cool things and dug out some H-O scale micro super-heroes based on the Marvel Comics characters!  And what the heck am I talking about you ask?  Well, hang on, and I'll tell and show you! Way back in the … [Read more...]

Animated GIF of the Week: Denny and the Revell Racetrack

Stalwart auction lot photographer Denny gets a few laps out of the Revell 1:24 scale Grand Prix Home Raceway, going up  in our eBay listings later this week! … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #17: You Don’t Have To Be Good If You’re Lucky

Nostalgia rules here at Back to the Past, so if no one minds, I’m going to step away from pop culture for a change and indulge in a little childhood nostalgia that’s somewhat fitting in the spirit of St Patrick’s Day. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll leave; pick one. Remember how, when we were kids, if seemed that our … [Read more...]

Wham-O! Another One Bites the Dust

The inventor of the Frisbee, Walter (Fred) Morrison, passed away at the age of 90, on February 9, 2010. The Frisbee goes back over seventy years, to 1937, when he got the idea to make a flying-saucer toy when he and his girlfriend tossed a popcorn-tin lid back and forth for fun!  The lid eventually became dented … [Read more...]

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