Tuesday, October 16, 2012

It's The Marvel of the Age! Supercar!

     The Gerry Anderson series Supercar marks for me the real beginning of Supermarionation.  it was an action packed Sf series with a really cool vehicle at its core.  The Johnny Lightning diecast Supercar is certainly amazing.  I found this retracted wing version at the 2011 Tucson Toy Show.   There are other Johnny Lightning Supercar replicas including  one with a cool black paintjob and one made to look as though it was pulled right from one of the original black and white episodes.  I hope to find these other versions in the near future.   Enjoy!





2 comments:

  1. I have the DVD of the whole series and finished watching them a few months back. What a hoot! A great nostalgic trip back in time.

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  2. It may not have had the sophistication that later supermarionation shows enjoyed, but it had charm and a very cool vehicle as the centerpiece.

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