Famous Monsters of Filmland wasn't always about monsters. As monsterkids entered the space age in earnest in the 1970s and 1980s, science fiction (or science fantasy, take your pick) took off for the galaxy from the pages of FM. Purists hated it, but the magazine needed to stay in step with the new interests of hybrid monster-space-age-kids, or it, and Captain Company's sales, would plummet back to earth.
Buck Rogers was a lively, well-concieved show primed for action figures and vehicles, until it went all bizarro with season two. The toys were wonderful to play with, especially Twiki (bidi-bidi-bidi, okay Doc!).
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