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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Bert and Ernie, Silly Swords, Japanese Superman and Spider-man, Spaceketeers and Six Million Dollar Man’s threads. ( legalese: This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated) Japanese Superman figure (eBay Affiliate Link) –– I believe the word for such an item is “Keshi,” which means […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Superheroes ROTRADRAW set (eBay Link) I’ve never heard of the Rota Draw sets before but after seeing one of these on Instagram, I became smitten. I can’t imagine it worked well but there is a certain hypnotic quality to that DC Comics stock artwork.   Souvenir pillow from the World of Sid and Marty Krofft […]

10 Awesome things on eBay this week

Fantastic Four Water Pistol (eBay Link) — France’s Pin Pin Toys carried a ton of products from Mego and AHI but also made their own products like this pretty non-descript water gun. The Fantastic Four are huge in France and well, that seems totally deserved.        Spider-Man Sticker Book from France (eBay Link) […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Weird Italian AHI Parachuting Superman (eBay Link) — I’m the proud owner of one of these AHI Superman figures from Italy on the “Bong” card. Now, you can join my exclusive club and get this example. We can totally get matching jackets!     Sweathogs Grease Machine (eBay Link) —  I was six when “Sweathog […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Col Sanders Action Figure in car (eBay Link)-– This is from a larger playset, but if I saw this at an antique mall, it would HAVE to come home with me. Like the Hamburglar, the Col. rocks my world. Although I can’t remember the last time I ate there.      A big old bunch […]

Toy-Ventures: The Great Toy Trek Part 1

Toy-Ventures: The Great Toy Trek Part 1     Toy-Ventures hits the road, and this time, I’m not alone. My wife joins me on a 500-mile journey as we hit flea markets, Antique Malls, thrift shops and comic shops across Ontario. Places Visited: One of a Kind Antique Mall https://www.oneofakindantiquemall.com/ Dark Matter Toys https://www.facebook.com/DarkMatterToys/ Heroes […]

Gulliver Super Amigos Batman Set

My friends at Heritage Auctions have an amazing collection of Batman items on the auction block right now and they’ve been kind enough to let me share some of this glorious collection. The firat item that caught my attention is this glorious Batman costume for the Gulliver Super Amigos line. Who are the Super Amigos […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Ben Cooper Lost in Space Halloween Costume (eBay link) My buddy Matt sent me this earlier in the week, saying he was pretty tempted. I’m not sure what the greater appeal is for me, Lost in Space itself or that mid-century look.  HR Pufnstuff Witchie Poo Doll (eBay Link) – I don’t know what’s more […]