Forrest J Ackerman

I'm sure some of you have heard of Forrest J "Forry" Ackerman. If not, here is a very brief description. I'm sure you have heard the term 'sci-fi'. Well, it was Forrest who first coined the term. He was born in LA in 1916 and a child read and saw lots of what we ow... Continue Reading →

Paging Dr Smith….

I'm not sure of the exact date, it was the mid-90s for sure- part of me says 1995 but I won't swear to it. Fox Home Video were releasing the first volume of the 60s TV show Lost in Space. Their idea was to try and compete with the VHS release of Star Trek that... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Collectors Cards

I found these at a car boot sale a few years back. It's a set of 6, metal trading cards made to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Original Series in 1996 and produced by Paramount. They are full colour and feature the 7 main characters. Sulu and Chekov appear on a card together, which... Continue Reading →

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