1970’s Pop Culture

Black Dinah-Mite

   DINAH-MITE! Often neglected by collectors, Dinah-Mite was Mego’s answer to Barbie as AJ was to GI Joe. Her advertising featured her as an incredibly

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AFRODELIK DESIGNS

I came across this sister’s site while scoping the web for some Funky Stuff! and I was blown away by her creativity with keeping the

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Torchy Brown

Torchy Brown first appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier in the 1937-38 comic strip Dixie to Harlem, drawn by the first Black Female Cartoonist, Jackie Ormes.

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Wacky Packages Circa 1973

  Wacky Packages are a series of trading cards featuring parodies of North American consumer products. The cards were produced by the Topps Company beginning

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Crazy Magazine

  For a short time in the early 1970’s, Crazy magazine, a competitor of Mad and Cracked magazines was published by Marvel Comics. In 1973,

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