Saturday, October 31, 2009

Ben Cooper Play Suit!


Just in time for Halloween, this photo comes up in the rotation!


Friday, October 30, 2009

Big City Target Set by Funstuf!



Probably the best action game anyone's made based on Spider-Man! At least, that's my opinion.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ben Cooper Wiggler/Jiggler!


Whatever you call 'em, here's what the Ben Cooper company made of Spidey!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Spider-Man Bath Center!


"Spider-Man Watches As You Clean And Scrub"?!?

Ripped from the headlines, this could be the start of an episode of Law and Order: SVU in the making today!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mego Banks!



I believe both these banks were made by Mego... well, I could be wrong on the second one, I'll admit!

Spider-Man Bank!


I find it amusing they had to specify that it's a money bank... what other bank would they possibly be marketing?

Monday, October 26, 2009

Electric Company Ball Darts!


Until I came across this item on eBay, I thought the only merchandise crossover between the Electric Company and Marvel was Spidey Super Stories!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Ball Blaster!


Would anyone produce a toy with this name these days? I'm still amazed they got away with it when this came out!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Friday, October 23, 2009

Aurora Poster Puzzle!


I'm not sure when Aurora started producing puzzles, or how long it lasted... all I've found so far are the Poster Puzzles, like the Spidey one above. I think I have photos of a Hulk and Planet of the Apes one in my files.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Aurora Model Kit, Assembled & Painted!


A much better job here than I could've ever done on this classic kit!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

AM Radio!


Not sure off the top of my head who made this AM radio... it may have been a Secret Wars item, for all I know!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The AHI Spider-Man Toy Parade Continues!


Yes, they really made a Spider-Man space rocket toy.


I think I've showed the box for the Super Snooper before, but here it is with the toy itself!


Here's a non-RC version of the Spider-Boat!


A different view of the Spider-Man jeep (they made a Hulk one, too, believe it or not)


I'm not sure quite what the appeal of the Spin-Out Car was, although I suppose the kids liked 'em!


Here's another Spider-Cycle, but this one is a Stunt Cycle! It made sense for Batman -- would've been an excellent Captain America toy -- but not for Spidey. They made a Ghost Rider one, though, that's probably the most valuable AHI toy ever made these days!


OK, I guess that wasn't a Jeep above, but a buggy, as seen here!

Monday, October 19, 2009

More AHI Spider-Toys!


The seller of this dangler/jiggler claimed it was an AHI item, but I don't think I've come across one that's on the card... I think Ben Cooper made a Spidey jiggler, though!


You all remember the issue of Amazing Spider-Man where he hopped into the Spidey-Boat, right? Yeah, me neither.


Another Spider-Cycle, this one from the Li'l Zips line of pullback vehicles!


Yes, here's a 2nd version of the Spidey paratrooper... I wouldn't be surprised if there was a third one!


Here's a loose version of the one I posted the other day... I guess you could pretend it was a web-spun parachute...


Here's the 1980 radio-controlled version of the Spidey-Boat!


And an RC Spider-Man Car! Apparently there was a design agreed upon between AHI and Mego, because they used a similar design (that didn't match the comics' Spider-Mobile that actually was a story element).

Sunday, October 18, 2009

AHI Spider-Vehicles!

OK, let's get a few things in one posting today, shall we?


There were two different kind of motorcycle toys AHI produced for its licensed product... a friction style, and the pull-strap style (kind of like Kenner's SSP cars). Here's the latter variety for Spider-Man, and I have to say, this motorcycle is way cooler than the one Peter Parker rode for a while in the late 1960s!


There were a LOT of Spider-Cars produced by AHI. Given that you're pulling a string on the back to make this go, I guess it's kind of a wind-up mechanism for kids who can't handle a more standard wind-up key?


Here's the Action Straw, which I've posted before, but this may have had a card art variation?


Spider-Buggy! Toys like this one can still be found in dollar stores... and by that I mean toys that work like this one, where you pull the car back to wind it up, and then let it go!


I have no idea why AHI made this, other than to keep Spider-Man even with Batman so far as vehicles went (because that's what AHI tended to do).


Here's a bonus toy - an AHI Spider-Man flying disc, which I've shown you before on the package.


And here's a Spidey Jeep, if you can believe that!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

AHI Spider-Man Parachutist!


One of those rare cases when AHI produced a parachuting character who's actually used parachutes! I would've liked it a bit more if the parachute looked more like Spidey created it with webbing!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Action Box!


Wow, how desperate would a child be to have this thing keep them entertained for more than, say, a minute? This same company made a Hulk version, too.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Secret Wars Bank!


I have to laugh at the line "The bank with a brain," because, you know, all it did was have slots of different sizes for the different coins, so dimes would drop in the first one, pennies in the next, nickels in the third, and quarters in the last one...

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Spidey Acrobat Toys and a Secret Wars Gumball Dispenser!



Did you know there were two different Spidey acrobat puppet toys? I didn't even realize I had photos of two different ones until I prepared this post!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

8mm Movies!


I think I've posted a photo of one of the 8mm Spidey movies before, here's two more! These were adapted/condensed from the Grantway-Lawrence 1960s series (probably condensed via cutting back on the web-swinging sequences that padded out some episodes).

Monday, October 12, 2009

Spider-Man Coloring Book!


During the short period of time when Marvel was producing their own coloring books under the Marvel Books imprint... it's the Green Goblin Vs. Spider-Man! Let's just not worry about if the story in this coloring book fits into any continuity, shall we?

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Stapler and Ruler!


Produced in 1980... I should really do a post some day of all the Spidey school supplies...

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Pinball Glass!


This was the backing glass for the 1980 Spider-Man pinball machine, which I'm not sure I've ever seen or played!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009

1979 Avon Toothbrush Holder!


This was a pretty smart idea, if you ask me... it sticks to the wall, and Spidey holds your toothbrushes in his hands!