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Superheroes and Sci-Fi

One section of any wish book that I love is the “other” action figure pages in the era of Star Wars. There is a lot of great stuff on this page! While my time with the Mego Superheroes decreased sharply in 1979, I still viewed them like old friends. I still kinda do….

From Mickey Mouse to Star Wars

Wow, that title is prophetic ain’t it? The Mouse almost owns the whole page now. There is no greater image I’ll see today than that home brewed Chewbacca illustration. I miss the “Pre-Style Guide” world. PS- I know I’ve featured this before but a) it was nearly a decade ago and b) some things are […]

Super Babies!

The Amsco Super Babies never warmed to me as a superhero loving kindergartener, I was well into Mego action figures by this point and Shazam’s inaccurate red hair bugged me even then. As an adult, I think they’re one of the most charming bits of 70s Superhero merch.  I’m pleased top announce that things have almost […]

Mego 12 Inch Superheroes

As I prepare for this week’s Mego Meet Toy Show this weekend, I thought it would be cool to showcase this awesome catalog from the United Kingdom. Pedigree Toys began distributed the Mego Toy Lines in the late 1970s and did a knock out job with the 12″ Superheroes, more pages after the jump! I […]

Super Heroes by Croner

I found this catalog from Croner, an Australian toy distributor that carried alot of US items by companies like MPC and Azrak-Hamway International. Nothing that I haven’t seen before but it’s nice to end a week looking at stuff like this. That Captain America kite is particularly dreamy.

1981 Parkes Run Colouring Book Catalog

Hey remember those big colouring books you got on birthdays and Christmas? They were done by a company called Parkes Run and they made a lot of cool licensed stuff using licenses like Superman the movie, Popeye, Peanuts and the Marvel comics characters! Adult Colouring books are the all rage right now but I’d settle […]

Mighty Men of Action and Adventure

I’ve posted bits of this before in the dial up days but I don’t think I’ve shown the whole ad. I’m just in awe, I’d wear the majority of these right now especially the Famous Monsters and Tarzan. Also, it’s weird to see Shazam! designs yet only one Batman.

1978 Dejay Record Player Catalog

I’m really happy vinyl is back in what few record stores I can find these days, that’s why I love this 1978 catalog from Dejay featuring a variety of licensed children’s record players. Disco, Holly Hobbie and the Superfriends, it’s a grouping that won’t happen in any other decade…. Check out the 1978 Dejay Catalog […]