Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads by DEMARAIS, KIRK
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Availability : Out Of Stock
Product Type : ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
Vendor : CDSCH
SKU : 9781608870264
CONDITION : Brand New Book
Pages: 156 pages
Release Date: 2011-10-11
Generations of comic book readers remember the tantalizing promises of vintage novelty advertisements that offered authentic laser-gun plans, x-ray specs, and even 7-foot-tall monsters (with glow-in-the-dark eyes!). But what would you really get if you entrusted your hard-earned $1.69 to the post office?
Mail-Order Mysteries answers this question, revealing the amazing truths (and agonizing exaggerations) about the actual products marketed to kids in the '60s, '70s, and '80s. Pop-culture historian Kirk Demarais shares his astonishing collection, including:
100 Toy Soldiers in a Footlocker
Count Dante's World's Deadliest Fighting Secrets
Hercules Wrist Band
Soil From Dracula's Castle
Ventrilo Voice Thrower
...and many, many more!
With more than 150 extraordinary, peculiar, and downright fraudulent collectibles, Mail-Order Mysteries is a must-have book comic book fans everywhere. Trust us. Kirk Dema
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