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Updated: 2017-12-12T19:47:51.066-06:00

 



Retro Styling and Performance: 1986 Toyota Supra

2017-03-31T09:27:05.713-05:00

We featured two huge import giants that are still ruling the scene today in our last retro styling and performance piece. Now, we're continuing that series once more with another giant. This time we're highlighting the 1986 Toyota Supra.

The Supra is another one of the Japanese import monsters that featured an amazing turbo, tons of speed for it's size and year of production and incredible performance. This car was extremely special and there is a newer model on the way.

In the meantime, check out some amazing shots of the 86 Toyota Supra below.





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Retro Styling and Performance: 1986 Mazda RX-7

2017-03-24T09:07:22.917-05:00

There is no doubting the Japanese import scene was incredible way before the new wave of affordable supercars came in the 90s. In fact, the 1986 Mazda RX-7 was another import that represented style and performance.

The RX-7 was thriving with its rotary soul long before the 86. However, it transformed into the first FC model. The price ranged from $12,000 to $17,000 depending on the trim you selected and it was indeed a beautiful car.

Check out some graceful and incredible shots of the beautifully styled 1986 Mazda RX-7.





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Retro Styling and Performance: 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R

2017-03-16T09:46:55.269-05:00

Today the Nissan GT-R is one of the most popular supercars on the market today. However, its humble beginning comes from its original for, the 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R.

The 71 Skyline had some extremely boxy styling which actually stuck around as the model progressed year after year. That being said, there is something so incredible wonderful about these little monsters.

Maybe it's the stylish fender mirrors or that aggressive looking front end? Or could it be the spectacular rear end with the iconic taillights that carried on into the modern designs? Whatever it may be, this car had a definite retro design and some killer performance to match.





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X-Men Avengers Crossover Covers

2017-03-07T10:19:52.286-06:00

The Marvel universe is vast and unpredictable. Thanks to Stan Lee and an incredible array of writers over the decades of its existence, Marvel has been a staple for comic book fans.

Today we're taking a look at some of the X-Men/Avengers crossover covers from the past. In all of these covers you'll find Captain America, arguably one of the most impactful Avenger in the series.

Not only have the Avengers visited the X-Men, Spider-Man has also made some very prevalent appearances further solidifying the bonds between the entire Marvel universe.

Check out some of these awesome crossover covers below.





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Revisiting Archie Comics

2017-03-01T10:47:55.541-06:00

With the introduction of a new TV series called Riverdale, which happens to be based on the characters from the classic Archie comics, there has never been a better time to revisit these awesome characters.

Archie comics have been some of the greatest staples over the years. Veronica, Betty, Archie and Jughead are classic characters that got themselves in a plethora of situations. In the new show Riverdale, these characters address an incredibly dark situation.

These days the recycling of characters are becoming more of a norm. We tend to want to enjoy the classic settings. So, enjoy these classic Archie comic covers below.





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5 Awesome Werewolf By Night Comic Book Covers

2017-02-22T11:05:25.505-06:00

Here's a little dose of lycanthropy for you. In the 70s Werewolf By Night made his first appearance on the Marvel comic circuit and went on for quite some time.

The idea of Werewolf By Night was thought up by Roy Thomas but the series was titled by Marvel legend, Stan Lee. The comic book industry really blossomed and it wasn't just all about Ironman, Captain America and other big name Marvel characters.

We included some pretty awesome Werewolf By Night comic book covers for your nostalgic viewing experience. Check them out below.






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Remembering Swamp Thing

2017-02-14T19:42:55.700-06:00

Swamp Thing was a classic DC Comic made up of something straight out of our nightmares. In the 1970s, the Swamp Thing comics were born and boy were they entertaining. 

Len Wein penned the first series of issues where we all felt the hardships of this torn character. When you enlist a horror artist like Berni Wrightson, you know you're trying to balance the lines between hero and monster.

Swamp Thing was also given his own movie later on in the 80s, thanks to the creative and horrifying mind of Wes Craven. Check out these awesome covers that we found while digging online. 




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Awesome Comic Book Ads of The Past

2017-02-08T10:08:13.070-06:00


Remember those strange comic book ads that peddled some of the weirdest items to kids back in the day? Well we found a couple of them and they are pretty awesome.

For some reason, hypnotizing your parents was one of the most popular selling points for kids. There were plenty of items being advertised that would help you achieve this goal. That being said, if your parents ever showed signs of being hypnotized by the items, chances are they were being a good sport.

There are also some cool items in these ads that were great for short-time fun and were quite inexpensive. Check out some of these awesome ads in the images below.








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Classic Booster Gold Comic Book Covers

2017-02-02T09:00:41.339-06:00

The Booster Gold character from the 80s got his very own comic book later on in life. However, it doesn't stop the character from being a total classic in terms of comic book standards.

Being a part of the Justice League Booster Gold found it a bit hard to adapt. The problem was his show-off attitude that drove everyone of the super heroes nuts. Thankfully, he still made himself useful in many situations.

To celebrate the classic character, we found a couple of awesome Booster Gold comic book covers that you will enjoy.





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Classic Fantastic Four Covers

2017-01-26T10:49:19.749-06:00

Unfortunately the Fantastic Four films did not live up to the awesome expectations of comic book lovers. So, what better way to celebrate the incredible comic book than looking some of cool covers.

The Fantastic Four is part of the Marvel universe and was created by the legendary Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. It featured four altered human beings who possessed incredible powers.

There was the Invisible Woman/Mrs. Fantastic, Mr. Fantastic who had the rubbery skin, The Thing and of course, the Human Torch. Not to mention Dr. Doom and the Silver Surfer, who are very memorable characters.






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Classic Wonder Woman Comic Book Covers

2017-01-19T11:06:13.401-06:00

The classic Wonder Woman v.s. Super Girl v.s. Power Girl debate will always be an ongoing battle. However, Wonder Woman brought something incredibly special to the table.

Diana is a warrior inside and out and still manages to find her grace in many situations. She has got to be one of the most powerful Justice League members and is a strong figure for all women.

So, to celebrate all of the amazing attributes of Wonder Woman we have compiled Classic Wonder Woman Comic Book Covers for your viewing pleasure.






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Classic Superman Comic Covers

2017-01-12T10:49:44.158-06:00

There is no way we would share awesome classic Batman comic covers without sharing some classic Superman covers.

So who would win in a fight? That's always the big debate. Plenty argue that Superman would be the weaker superhero because of his weakness to Kryptonite. That being said, he is still a powerhouse of a superhero.

Unlike Batman, Superman has pretty much remained the same. He doesn't rely much on an ever-growing list of new tech. Instead, he dawns that red and blue suit and goes at his foes with brute force.

Check out some of these classic Superman comic covers below.





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Awesome Retro Batman Comic Covers

2017-01-05T10:49:35.137-06:00

Batman is one of the most classic comic book characters and has over gone a transformation beyond our wildest imaginations.

Gone are the days of the classic Batman and Robin characters in the underwear-looking costumes. These days, Batman is practically bulletproof with plenty of armor and just as many tricks as his foe, The Joker.

We'd still like to revisit the classic Batman days with these awesome retro Batman comic covers below.





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Classic Marvel Covers: Wolverine Edition

2016-12-15T11:16:38.822-06:00

Wolverine is one of Marvel's fan favorite comic book superheroes. His raw and untamed nature made him a complete badass that people just loved. We found a couple of classic Marvel comic book covers featuring Logan and all his rage.

Wolverine made a surprise appearance in The Incredible Hulk comic book in 1974. From them on, he joined the X-Men and enjoyed his own set of comics along the way.

The success of these comic books translated into a very successful film franchise that has pretty much set the tone for the final movie featuring Hugh Jackman in 2017. Check out the covers below.





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Classic Dennis The Menance Comic Book Covers

2016-12-07T10:49:31.399-06:00

While younger generations will remember Dennis The Menace from the films featuring, Walter Matthau, Justin Cooper, Mason Gamble and Don Rickles, generations before have been enjoying the hilarious encounters from the comics that date back to the 1950s and up.

The mischievous little Dennis was always keeping his neighbors on their toes, especially Mr. Wilson who seemed to be somewhat of an arch nemesis, at least until the two made up following the hijinks.

We found a couple of classic Dennis The Menace covers that pretty much highlight what the enjoyable comic was all about way before the 1980s and 1990s films. Check them out below.






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An Ode To The '50s Chevy Bel Air

2016-11-29T11:07:04.333-06:00

In the '50s the Chevy Bel Air was at the top of plenty of car enthusiasts wishlist. You know what? It still is on the top of some enthusiasts list as well as it should. 

The Chevy Bel Air was brought to the world in 1956 and in every form from the coupe, the Nomad to the original four-door this car was smooth in every way. There is absolutely nothing like seeing the mixture of curves and sharp edges as they met for an incredibly bold design.

You could even customize the car to reflect your own personality from hot rodding to an everyday family car that would make you the envy of your neighbors. 


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PhotoCred: AlejandroLinaresGarcia



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Awesome Vintage Conan The Barbarian Comic Covers

2016-11-21T12:24:27.122-06:00

Conan The Barbarian was an amazing comic long before it was an Arnold Schwarzenegger film. Roy Thomas managed to include some incredible stories in the comics meanwhile artists, Barry Smith and John Buscema brought them to life in vivid colors and illustrations.

From its initial releases in the 70s to now, Conan The Barbarian has managed to be a well-respected comic book classic that many have enjoyed. Conan was a leader and a well-respected fighter who overcame everything that was set in his path.

We grabbed some of the most awesome Conan The Barbarian covers for you to enjoy below.







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The Elegance of The 50s Through Magazine Covers

2016-11-21T11:14:19.081-06:00

There is no doubt that the 50s women knew how to put together elegant outfits and did so on a very regular basis. It's always amazing to look back and reflect on plenty of these styles that actually still exist today.

From sweaters to overcoats and those awesome hats, women's fashion in the 50s was pretty magical. There are plenty of brands and fashion icons out there who try to recreate these styles with a modern twist, however, you just can't deny the classics.

Check out some of the elegant fashions that paved the way for plenty more awesome pieces that came decades later.






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Celebrating The Beauty of Marilyn Monroe

2016-11-10T11:29:15.718-06:00

In the 1950's there was no symbol of beauty that rivaled Marilyn Monroe. The actress and model was often held at outrageous expectations of beauty but seemed to meet them all in every appearance she ever made.

Meanwhile there are plenty of Monroe quotes that inspire the beauty in every human being. The most common one that comes to mind is as follows, "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." 

She was a marvel to look at but had much much more to offer the world. We decided to feature a couple of her most famous magazine covers.






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Four Hilarious MAD Covers

2016-11-02T10:52:04.437-05:00

MAD magazine is an undeniable classic American humor magazine that included some of the most interesting and popular names in pop culture.

We discovered found absolutely awesome covers along with some hilarious and satirical messages that went along with them. The famous editor by the name of Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines were the masterminds behind the projects and for years they produced some absolute classics.

You can check out these four iconic covers that we stumbled upon.





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Weird Ghastly Horrors Compilation Spotlight

2016-10-27T10:40:42.948-05:00

When it comes to EC comics, those guys really knew how to churn out some of the best comics whether it be horror or one of their many genres, EC comics were exceptional.

Given that it is the Halloween season and we have been bombarding you with horror content, we decided to put the spotlight on one of the best compilations of EC Comics', "Weird Ghastly Horror: Forbidden Horror Comics of the 1950s."

The book features a compilation of comics from the 50s and they are all pretty spooky. If you want to check them out for yourself, the book is available here. You can check out some of the preview prints below, via AMAZON.







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More Vintage Horror Comic Covers

2016-10-19T09:23:15.313-05:00

Horror comics of the past featured some of the most terrifying, raw and intricate artwork prints. Today, with the new technologies, companies are able to achieve some pretty insane and quality prints, however, the stylings of the past are just too classic to pass up.

In fact, if you happen to be adapting to the digital age, it's pretty amazing all of the vintage comics you can find that are offered through devices like Kindles. Some of these comics have been adapted to a digital format where you can still appreciate the artwork without flipping through super old pages.

However, for many, the feel of one of these books in hand brings a feeling of nostalgia that is quite irreplaceable.







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Vintage Styles #55: 50s Hats

2016-10-11T12:09:38.201-05:00

In the 50s men and women had an elegant and classy style of dressing at all times. No one would dare wear sweatpants or jogger pants in public. A killer outfit in the 50s is considered dressing up today and when you wanted to add a little class to your outfit in the 50s, simple throw on an awesome hat.

When it comes to the ladies, nothing matched those awesome dresses than a little headwear to give it the extra boost of elegance. Below we have a couple of 50s-styled hats oh some pretty classy ladies.

All photocred goes to MyVintageVogue. What do you think about brining some of these styles back? Let us know in the comments section below.



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Awesome Classy 50s Family Circle Covers

2016-10-03T09:18:55.416-05:00

There was just something about the photo styles on the Family Circle magazines that screamed classics.

Now, years later we are taking some time to marvel at some of these amazing covers from the 50s family magazine that really celebrated what the embodiment of American families and lifestyle was in the decade.

The Family Circle magazine has evolved over the years and still manages to maintain its bright and classy demeanor. Check out these five awesome covers below.






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A Smorgasbord Of Vintage Halloween Covers

2016-09-26T10:33:58.422-05:00

Halloween is an awesome time of year. It's a long-standing American tradition that has found its way to almost every country in the world. Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, you can't deny that it brings out the creative thinking in everyone.

Some of the offerings below include magazine and comic covers that pretty tell the three extremes that Halloween can insight. There's the sexy costumes, the innocence of children trick or treating and the downright scary and spooky nature of the holiday.





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