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

Run, Appaloosa, Run!

Walt Disney Studios made a number of these short features in the 1960s.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Bat Stuff # 68

Burgess Meredith (aka The Penguin) at the 1966 BATMAN launch party.

Monday, May 4, 2015

FF Paperback

In 2015, The FANTASTIC FOUR title has just been canceled...but in '66 it was popular enough to be reprinted in a "legitimate" book!