Wednesday, September 30, 2009

AHI Lantern!

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Produced in 1978, this is the goofiest-looking piece of "camping equipment" I've ever seen... nonetheless, I'm sure my son would go nuts over something like this! AHI did a Batman version, too... and a Hulk one I think!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

1978 Calendar!

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I wish I had pics of this whole calendar to share!

Monday, September 28, 2009

1977 Watch!

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I rotated this photo to give you the largest view possible here... but you can click it for an even larger view!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Wallbuster Poster!

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This is a pretty cool idea for a poster! Produced in 1977. My son would love this! And so would I!

Saturday, September 26, 2009

1977 Divided Plate!

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Just the thing to go with the drinking cup from a few days back!

Friday, September 25, 2009

1977 Pool Float!

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Now, this is kind of cool... wish the photo was much bigger, though! I'm sure none of these that still exist will hold air these days...

Thursday, September 24, 2009

1977 Curtains!

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Just what every Spider-Man fan needs in their bedroom!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

AHI Action Straw!

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Produced in 1977... it's another Spider-Man vehicle toy!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Friday, September 18, 2009

McGraw Hill 1975 Poster!

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Apparently, this poster was given away as an incentive for reading... maybe this poster is responsible for the overuse of commas I see these days?

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Spider-Man Road Star Car!

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Made by LJN in 1975, I have no idea if they thought Spidey would drive a car like this, or if they thought it would be cool if someone customized a car to look like this!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Monday, September 14, 2009

Spider-Man and Thor puzzle!

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I'm not sure why the seller of this didn't include a photo of the assembled puzzle!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

AHI Super-Streak!

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Apparently, AHI's Super Streak was kind of a remote-controlled motorized skateboard, from what I can tell... I don't recall ever seeing this when I was a kid!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Comic Scenes Model Kit!

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The 1974 Aurora Comic Scenes model kits were reissues of some of their 1960s super-hero kits, with the added bonus of a comic book story included with the instructions, one page of which was a full-page splash that could be used as a backdrop for the model kit when assembled!

I'm hoping to come across a built and painted version of this kit sometime so I can post that photo here, too!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Mix and Mold Set from 1974!

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I am so keeping my eyes open for a loose one of these, where the seller's got photos of more than the box!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Mission Control Center!

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Man, were they stretching on this one...

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Spider-Man and Captain America Puzzle!

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Part of a series of "Marvel Team-Up" puzzles that also teamed Spidey with the Hulk and Thor!

Monday, September 7, 2009

1974 AHI Spider-Cycle!

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OK, I could mock this because Spidey never rode a motorcycle in the comics... Peter Parker did for a while, but not Spidey (unless it was on a one-time basis, like in the issue of Marvel Team-Up with Ghost Rider)... but it is just too fun a toy to mock too badly!

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Mego Bank!

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Yes, Mego didn't just make action figures... they also made banks like this one, whose chest insignia has become lost over time!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Ideal Playcase!

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I really dig things like these... similar to the Marvel World toy by Amosco, it's an inexpensive playset with cardboard standees of the characters to get the full Spider-Man universe play experience! Ideal Toys came out with this gem.

Friday, September 4, 2009

1973 Durham Bike Horn!

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When you think of bicycle horns, your mind automatically goes to... Spider-Man???

Thursday, September 3, 2009

AHI Flying Disc!

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This 1973 AHI item is interesting in a couple of ways... usually, I like to mock rack toys like this that don't fit the license, but I can make an exception for Frisbee-type toys (although would it have killed someone to do a Captain America shield Frisbee?). The most interesting thing about this, however, is that it uses the artwork from the Rockcomic record album!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Tuesday, September 1, 2009