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Sea-Monkeys and X-Ray Spex

3 years agoArts : The Rumpus Art

Collectors Weekly interviews artist and historian Kirk Demarais about his book Mail-Order Mysteries, which archives the novelties sold at the back of vintage comic books. Demarias discusses the appeal and disappointment that these bizarre products brought to childhood.“They weren’t just toys. Things like X-Ray Spex and the Charles Atlas Fitness Program could improve my life. [...]
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