KISS: ‘The Hottest Brand In The Land’ Merchandise Book Due This Summer

June 5, 2019 

KISS: 'The Hottest Brand In The Land' Merchandise Book Due This Summer

The complete and authorized story of the ’70s and ’80s KISS merchandising craze that swept America is the focus of a massive new coffee-table photo book tited “The Hottest Brand In The Land”.

This thick 10×10 inch stylish coffee table book goes deep into the wild and crazy Aucoin era to give you a big, warm hug of nostalgia.


* 392 pages of lush full-color photos — including KISS lunch boxes, clothing, comics, trash cans, belt buckles, tourbooks and mirrors

* Super-rare merchandise from deep inside collectors’ vaults all around the world, including USA, Australia, Europe, Canada and Japan

* Minutiae from the Aucoin Management and Boutwell Enterprises archival documents. The book opens the vault on the deals, correspondence, and money made between licensees and the band

Several of the 390 pages from the book by KISS archivist Nicholas Buckland can be previewed below.

“The Hottest Brand In The Land” is expected to ship in July or August, and can be pre-ordered in a $99 standard or $149 deluxe edition from

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