Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Golden Days of Radio


Officially dead only 5 years at this point, the first glimmers of nostalgia for the Golden days of radio were heard as early as November of '66.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Mil Mascaras


The multi-masked wrestling hero from Mexico, Mil Mascaras, made his film debut in '66 in the self-titled film above. As late as 2007, he was still making new movies South of the Border!



Thursday, May 21, 2015

Jefferson Airplane Posters


It was around 1965-66 when concert posters began aspiring to be more than a simple description of who, what, when and where. Quickly, throughout '66 and through the remainder of the decade, they became an art form unto themselves with designers becoming as well-known as some of the music groups. Here we see a string of Jefferson Airplane posters from throughout '66.
















Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Dick Tracy Christmas


Here's a Christmas card from Chester Gould and the whole Dick Tracy gang on the cover of a late '66 issue of THE WORLD OF COMIC ART.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Super Cheesy



Whilst Batman was busy redefining the very concept of superhero merchandising in '66, Superman...was hawking cheese.


Friday, May 8, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015