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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 […]

Sears Floor Model Computer

I finally tracked down a toy I’ve been after for ages. Made by Sears and sold in the fashion doll pages this toy hits on something I love, OLD TIMEY COMPUTERS.  I’d have to say that this was not meant as an accessory for Barbie but more for the Bionic Woman and Wonder Woman figures of the day. […]

Larami Toys 1981 Catalog

In 1981, Larami was celebrating it’s 20th year of bringing low cost licensed “Rack Toys” to children around the world. This year was no exception with licenses like the DC and Marvel comics Superheroes, Barbie, Fat Albert, Flash Gordon, Dick Tracy, Mighty Mouse and the ever present Popeye, Larami had something for any kid to […]

Super Hero Skates

Larami did these SuperHero skates for years and as weird as they are, they must have sold. Like every toyline from the mid seventies, the Hulk was very quickly added to the mix once his TV show aired. Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page book from the creator of Plaid […]

Super Frame!

I found this little oddity in a local flea market, produced in 1978 by a Canadian company called “Friendly Photos” it features a rare appearance by Green Lantern. Even if he is blonde with large red gautlets, it’s nice to see ol’ Hal. The biggest mystery about this piece is why I haven’t slapped a […]

Slumber Fun!

I love that this page from 1982 still has some of the more solid 70s designs like that DC comics Super heroines design with the more trendy characters like Pac-Man and the Dukes.  Wish I could collect these but they are space killers!