Category: 1966

The “Supergun” was a handheld directed energy …

The “Supergun” was a handheld directed energy weapon that served as the primary sidearm of the Science Special Investigation Team (科学特別捜査隊 Kagaku Tokubetsu Sōsa-tai), often shortened to “The Science Patrol” (科特隊 Ka Toku-tai). 

Fantastic Four #52 (first appearance of Black …

Fantastic Four #52 (first appearance of Black Panther), 1966, art by Jack Kirby 

“Fred Freeman – Life in 1999. 1966.”

“Fred Freeman – Life in 1999. 1966.”

Klaatu, captaining the Titanic, reacts to Tony Newman’s…

Klaatu, captaining the Titanic, reacts to Tony Newman’s aspiration to become a 24th century holographic lounge singer.

Or, perhaps, it’s just James Darren and Michael Rennie sharing a scene in the pilot episode of “The Time Tunnel” entitled “Rendezvous with Yesterday” (1966).

The First Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Dodo Chaplet match wits…

The First Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Dodo Chaplet match wits with “The Celestial Toymaker” (1966).

Science Patrol communications officer Akiko Fuji takes aim on…

Science Patrol communications officer Akiko Fuji takes aim on “Ultraman” (1966). She was portrayed by Hiroko Sakurai.

atomic-chronoscaph:Miniaturization – Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Miniaturization – Fantastic Voyage (1966)

That embarrassing moment when an encounter with a galactic…

That embarrassing moment when an encounter with a galactic energy barrier transforms you into a vengeful demigod and the first time you try to smite someone, you get the middle initial on their tombstone wrong.

Meet Satoshi “Bin” Furuya (古谷敏 Furuya Bin), the…

Meet Satoshi “Bin” Furuya (古谷敏 Furuya Bin), the suit actor who played Ultraman in the eponymous 1966 tokusatsu TV series.