Walls of Fame

The Unforgettable Sports Posters of the Costacos Brothers

Walls of Fame

Foreword by: Chris Berman
“The poster made you cool,
You didn’t make the poster cool.”
–Charles Barkley, Basketball Hall of Famer
From Poster Boys: How the Costacos Brothers Built a Wall Art Empire


Rediscover your childhood sense of awe with the Costacos Brothers’ official collection of the iconic sports posters that adorned the bedrooms of a generation.

John and Tock Costacos share stories of the hard work, luck, giant prop baseball bats, wild animals, explosives, Ferraris, and semi-automatic weapons that forged an indelible bond between fans and their NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL idols.

With more than 100 posters and never-before-seen outtakes and concept art, Walls of Fame: The Unforgettable Sports Posters of the Costacos Brothers is an extraordinary look back at the golden age of sports heroes.

More than 100 posters are featured, including:

* Brian Bosworth: The Land of Boz (Seattle Seahawks)
* Michael Jordan: Space (Chicago Bulls)
* Jose Canseco & Mark McGwire: The Bash Brothers (Oakland A’s)
* Bo Jackson: Black & Blue (Los Angeles Raiders & Kansas City Royals)
* Aaron Judge: Judgement Time (New York Yankees)
* Magic Johnson & Wayne Gretzky: L.A. Story (L.A. Lakers & L.A. Kings)
* Roger Clemons: The Rocket (Boston Red Sox)
* Lawrence Taylor: The Terminator (New York Giants)
* Sergei Fedorov: From Russia with Love (Detroit Red Wings)
* Charles Barkley: Get Off My Backboard (Philadelphia 76ers)
* Jim McMahon & Walter Payton: Chicago Vice (Chicago Bears)
* Dave Winfield: Class (New York Yankees)
* Larry Bird: Legend (Boston Celtics)
* Troy Aikman: Strong Arm of the Law (Dallas Cowboys)
* Kirby Puckett: Wrecking Ball (Minnesota Twins)
* Dominique Wilkins: The Highlight Zone (Atlanta Hawks)
* Jerry Rice: Goldfingers (San Francisco 49ers)
* Ken Griffey Jr. & Ken Griffey Sr.: The Next Generation (Seattle Mariners & Cincinnati Reds)
* Shawn Kemp & Jeff Ament: Slam & Jam (Seattle SuperSonics & Pearl Jam)
* John Elway: The Rifleman (Denver Broncos)
* Kevin Mitchell: Batman (San Francisco Giants)
* Luc Robitaille: Cool Hand Luc (L.A. Kings)
* Shaquille O’Neal: Rim Shaker (Orlando Magic)
* Christian Okoye: Nigerian Nightmare (Kansas City Chiefs)
* Don Majkowski: Majik Man (Green Bay Packers)
* Kirk Gibson: Big Game Hunter (L.A. Dodgers)
* Patrick Ewing: Madison Square Guardian (New York Knicks)
* Reggie White: Minister of Defense (Philadelphia Eagles)
* Andre Dawson: The Hawk (Chicago Cubs)

. . . and more!
  • Weldon Owen | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781681884042 | 
  • October 2018
List Price $50.00 (price may vary by retailer)
Ships on or around October 16, 2018
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About the Author

John and Tock Costacos

JOHN AND TOCK COSTACOS were the principals of Costacos Brothers, Inc., whose sports posters sold more than 30 million copies. John lives in Seattle; Tock lives in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

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