Tales Of The Unauthorized – Metal Thunder Comics (Metallica)

I can always find an excuse to talk about Metallica. If that excuse comes in the form of an obscure collectible I only recently learned existed, then all the better.     A random eBay scroll showed me the above cover, and I knew I had to own this. I didn’t know why Metallica are … Continue reading Tales Of The Unauthorized – Metal Thunder Comics (Metallica)

Music Meets Gaming – Barcode Battler

Before now, I’ve been using my Music Meets Gaming series to cover music-related video games. I didn’t realize it when I thought it up, but I actually left the title somewhat open-ended. A game could be anything really, be it video, board, card, dice, or… whatever this 90s relic classifies as. The Barcode Battler seems … Continue reading Music Meets Gaming – Barcode Battler

Brockum Rock Cards

Collectable trading cards have been in existence for over 100 years, with some of the earliest examples being ones that came with tobacco products or Cracker Jack snacks.  By the end of the 1980s and into the 1990s, the hobby expanded at a seemingly exponential rate as the marketplace was flooded with product.  It seemed … Continue reading Brockum Rock Cards