Frankie’s Garage: A Chevy Corvette Turned into a Mach 5

sppedracermach5The 1960s anime Speed Racer left an impression with this car fanatic and customizer Jerry Patrick.  His dream was to build the Mach 5 car from the cartoon.  What was once a 1994 Chevy Corvette has been chopped, sliced and converted into Speed Racer’s Mach 5.  The car uses fiber class for the shape and look.  The process takes about 3-5 months to build one.

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Batman: Facts & Stats from the Classic TV Show

batmanPow! Bang!  Hum the theme song!  The 1960s classic Batman TV show was colorful, bright and cheesy.  From Titan Books authors Rian Hughes and Y.Y. Flurch deliver a fun book and design feel of the 1960s Batman TV show.

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LEGO Batman Classic TV Series Batcave 76052

classicbatcavecoveroneBatman fans of the 1960s TV show will now get a LEGO Batman Classic TV Series Batcave 76052.  The playset comes in 3 different sections along with the iconic Batmobile, Batcopter and Batcycle.  You will also get 9 minifigures this set:  Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, Batman, Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Catwoman, The Riddler and the Penguin.

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The Final Programme (The Cornelius Quartet 1) by Michael Moorcock

michaelmoorcockIf director Guy Ritchie’s 1960’s themed “The Man from UNCLE” film didn’t float your boat, why not tried this underground British sci-fi novel first published in the 1960s – The Final Programme by author Michael Moorcock.  Titan Books is reprinting the adventures of rock star scientist Jerry Cornelius.

First, if you’re a little unfamiliar with Michael Moorcock’s writing style, the meanings and so on, writer John Clute intros the character Jerry Cornelius and his thoughts on British sci-fi writer Michael Moorcock’s 4 book collection.  Jerry Cornelius’s brother Frank and the sexy evil Miss Brunner have concocted a plan to build the world’s ultimate super computer.  Jerry Cornelius is the key to all this and his unique family background keeps things interesting.

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Classic 1960s TV Batman & Robin Figures

batman and robin 1960Many of you might be too young to remember the 1960s wacky colorful Batman & Robin TV series, from DC Classics line-up, these action figures pay homage to that TV series.  This awesome 2-pack of figures features  6″ Batman and Robin versions from the 1960s TV series.  This collectible is shipping out now to retailers.

MSRP:  $32.99USD

Buy it @ Entertainment Earth – Batman Classics 1966 TV Moments Action Figure 2-Pack.

 

Deco Art by Mads Berg

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Retro art deco by Danish designer Mads Berg.

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Rick Astley x Mad Men = Never Gonna Give You Up

Rick Astley’s 1987 hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” will never go away!  The cast of Mad Men, with footage taken from season 1-4, speak-sing the song.  This mash-up editing is really good.

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