Space Ghost reigns in the Super Hero era!!! From the mind of Alex Toth…

  • **What kids were playing with— Creepy Crawlers, hula hoops, Slinky, Frisbee, Duncan yo yos, Matchbox cars, Kerplunk and Operation.
  • Families Eating -TV Diners, Funny Face, Kool Aid, Pillsbury pizza dough, Rice-A-Roni
  • “Dime” store Candy- Wax Bottles(fruit flavored liquid), Mallow Cups, Moon Pies, Wintergreen Life Savers, Fig Newtons.
  • Green Stamps were the rage- collecting enough from the grocery store meant clothes, toys, tools and more.
  • ** At the cinema in ‘66- Batman(Adam West), Dr Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs(Vincent Price), Fantastic Voyage (Raquel Welch), The Man Called Flintstone,
  • The Silencers (Matt Helm-Dean Martin), The Ugly Dachshund (Dean Jones) Munster Go Home( Theatrical film/promo for the international sales of the series ), Our Man Flint(James Coburn).
  • *1966 was a banner year and a milestone marker in advertising and pop culture- Star Trek beamed in to our homes on Thursday nights. Two networks were offering up fiendish family fun with The Munsters and The Addams Family. Motorola and RCA Victor were all over the place, in all shapes and sizes bringing home the color of Television.
  • Mini skirts, mod boots and scooter type “bikes” -even motorcycles took on the look .. Yamaha for one. Cold Power Wash, Stingray bikes and Keds and PF Flyers were helping kids run faster, jump higher, win the great neigborhood race and at the end of the day walk your favorite girl to her home.
  • ** Breaking news-Just when you thought you’d go mad from all that galaxy hopping searching for a way to experience all these far out adventures Warner Archive has once again saved the universe with Space Ghost/Dino Boy The Complete Series just now materializing on Bluray along with a feature length documentary on life of Alex Toth. The characters and all the visuals are bursting with enhanced color hues thanks to the Hi Def remastering of each and every cell. Space Ghosts energy beams and rays now are displayed in the correct colors. Some now appear green instead of being mostly yellow. So whether you are watching this for the first time or someone who grew up in the ’60s it’s going to feel as just as fresh as back then but this time it’s with an old friend.

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