Suddenly, my world was changed forever.
Supercar, glorious, even in black and white, flew into my life and I was addicted. No turning back, no cure.
The next day at school, the playground was full of budding Mike Mercurys, Jimmys (and a few Mitch the Monkeys) flying, if not with "Grace and beauty", certainly with enthusiasm.
The rest is history, as they say, but Supercar was (IMHO) the Genesis of all modern Sci-Fi - which brings me to the point - check out lot 602 in our collectables auction on Thursday 1st October.
By Phil Aston