It was the winter of 1984 that Marvel Comics and creator Larry Hama quietly let loose one of the most significant pieces of media of the entire 80’s craze. Seeing as the massive and ridiculous GI Joe movie is #1 … Continued
We’ve had a great response to our first month online. 38 posts, dozens of images, a pack of regular readers, lively discussion and creative input from experts and fans alike – it’s pretty much everything we wanted. Some cosmetic changes … Continued
…and he bounces back up for more! Late 90’s – early 2000’s inflatable, with some pretty damn creepy eyes in that illo.
Well this is about as generic an 80’s ninja product as you could ask for… I’d love to see how bad the illos are inside. And how many dolphins died in that tuna net…
I must admit I’ve had a difficult time in researching this post, and the pedigree of the property involved. Reading below, it’ll become pretty evident that while yes, I have a network of nerds who can identify any antique handgun … Continued
I absolutely love this particular ‘trading figure’ from the FiguAx‘s 2006 AZUMI line. On the heels of the successful live action film, these faithfully represented the design evolution of Yu Koyama’s tragic sword girl over the course of the successful manga series. … Continued
Found at the superb photo-blog DRILLPOP. Great VHS clamshell art from the 1963 flick Yagyu Bugeicho: Kengo Midare Gumo (aka Yagyu Chronicles 7: The Cloud of Disorder). This prolific B&W ninja series starring Jushiro Konoe is just great, track these down… My … Continued
Don’t know if this is old stock, a warehouse find, or new print runs, but Ninja-Weapons.com has all sorts of old 80’s ninja posters for sale, and CHEAP! I got these two CLASSICS for Christmas, 1983 I think… I still … Continued
LOST this auction on eBay years ago… still bitter! A great 80’s poster for a British touring circus, centered on some sort of ninja show. Maybe some trapeeze folk and acrobats in black pajamas with swords in their belts, or … Continued
Go-Go Yubari aside, who can resist Japan’s sexiest schnoz and such great costuming (from Azumi 2.) It’s the bangs that really make the whole package work, IMO. Found at the photo-intensive Chiyaki shrine.