Real Stuff From Old Comic Book Ads!
Mem. Ed. $12.99
Pub. Ed. $19.95
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Generations of comic book readers remember the tantalizing promises of vintage novelty advertisements. But what would you really get if you entrusted your hard-earned allowance 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 • X-Ray Specs • Hypno-Coin • Mystic Smoke • Sea Monkeys • Ventrilo Voice Thrower • ...and many more!
With more than 150 extraordinary, peculiar and downright fraudulent collectibles, this is a must-have book for comic book fans everywhere. Trust us.
Hardcover Book : 144 pages
Publisher: Insight Editions LP ( August 09, 2011 )
Item #: 13-471149
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 10.0 inches
Product Weight: 23.0 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Finally get to see what half of those things really were! I love this book! and it glows in the dark!
Finally get to see what all those items looked like