Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings book now available
They were sometimes poorly made, had little to no relation to the license attached to them and you probably likely don’t remember whathappened to them after you convinced your parents to get it. Still, lower cost Rack Toys are an essential element to any happy childhood as evidenced by “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings ” a new book by the creators of the popular retro website “Plaid Stallions”.
Shipping now, this 144 page book describes itself as “a celebration of fun toys that broke super easy” and breaks it’s subject matter into categories such as Science Fiction, Monsters, Superheroes, Generic Rack Toys, Knock Offs and demonstrates how these odd toys are actually more fun because of their illogical and sometimes, thoughtless nature.
“Even as kids we knew that the Incredible Hulk didn’t need a helicopter and that Dr Zauis from Planet of Apes had no business floating down on a parachute” explains Rack Toys author Brian Heiler “However, that didn’t stop us from having a fun afternoon with them, until they got stuck in a tree that is.”
Rack Toys is available for $19.95 at Amazon.com or through the book’s official site:
|Posted 2 January, 2013 - 21:40 by JoshB|