Japanese '70s Spider-Man Would Give American Fans A Heart Attack

Apparently, the Japanese violated turned Spider-Man into a billionaire with motorcycles and Voltron-esque flying robots in the late '70s. He also enjoys Karaoke and interpretive dance.

Gizmodo '79 is a week-long celebration of gadgets and geekdom 30 years ago, as the analogue age gave way to the digital, and most of our favourite toys were just being born.