Header Ads

Who Would Win a Bionic Arm Wrestling Match: Six Million Dollar Man or Bionic Woman? [A-Z]

How about a double-dose of retro Bionic goodness?

Above Image: Dynamite Cover Steve Austin (Lee Majors) and Jamie Summers (Lindsay Wagner).

Back in the day, I used to read a kid's magazine called Dynamite. It was published by Scholastic Inc. from 1974 until 1992. Dynamite was incredibly popular, and inspired two other magazines for Scholastic I never cared for called Wow and Bananas. Interestingly, 109 issues were edited by Jane Stine, wife of children's author R. L. Stine who writes the kids horror stories Goosebumps.

I came across two covers from the groovy retro site Space 1970 featuring Steve Austin (Lee Majors) and Jamie Summers (Lindsay Wagner).

Issue #8 (February 1975) had a cover "Inside The Six Million Dollar Man" featuring Lee Majors.

Issue #29 (November 1976) had the cover "The Six Million Dollar Man vs. The Bionic Woman!" Featuring Lee Majors and Lindsay Wagner.

I never noticed both actor's first names start with L.

Who do you think would win the wrestling match? Do you remember the shows?
via Space 1970

A-z Challenge 2013
L is for Lightning Octopus http://www.lightningoctopus.com
I know most of our readers aren't in Arizona, but to find out about Arizona geek events, Geek Culture, & Phoenix's underserved Nerd Community check out Johnathon's blog. Plus, he has the  Electric CephaloPodcast. You can follow him on Twitter @ElectricOctopi

This post is part of the month long "A-Z Challenge." For 26 days, we'll be choosing a letter from the alphabet and recognizing 26 of our favorite geeky blogs. To read more of the posts in the series click here. To find out more about the challenge go here. Check the Facebook page and follow on Twitter using the hashtag #AtoZChallenge.
Hosted by The Madlab Post (Nicole Ayers), Tossing it Out (Arlee Bird), Amlokiblogs (Damyanti Biswas), Alex J. Cavanaugh (Alex J. Cavanaugh), Life is Good (Tina Downey), Cruising Altitude 2.0 (DL Hammons), Retro-Zombie (Jeremy Hawkins), The Warrior Muse (Shannon Lawrence), The QQQE (Matthew MacNish), Leave it to Livia (Livia Peterson), No Thought 2 Small (Konstanz Silverbow), Breakthrough Blogs (Stephen Tremp) and Spunk on a Stick (L. Diane Wolfe)


  1. I think it would be a draw, although she might win since her parts are newer and more updated.
    Don't laugh, but I used to get Dynamite magazine!

  2. Steve Austin. He would cheat and bust out the Stunner. And then toss back a few beers.

  3. He seems like that kind of guy Steve. Do whatever needs to be done

  4. Awesome Alex. I'm glad I'm not the only one


Thanks for commenting!.