Category : Superhero

The Greater York Toy Extravaganza 2011

The Greater York Toy Extravaganza 2011

A few years back, I discovered the Greater York Toy Extravaganza – a huge toy show which takes place Thanksgiving weekend in York, PA. Each year the show is packed with everything – 800 tables of modern stuff, vintage stuff and even historical stuff. Plastic crap or diecast metal crap. All types of toys for […]

Super-Spider-Man

Super-Spider-Man

Well, last time I thought I’d show you some cool “knock offs” of your favorite super heroes, but today, we’re taking it to full-on “bootleg.” So what do you get when you combine the world’s three most popular comic superheroes into one figure? You get a mess. If you can’t afford a figure of each, […]

Super Fantastics vs. Super Diabolics

Super Fantastics vs. Super Diabolics

You see these generic-looking super heroes? (The ones that look a lot like Playmobil?) They may look like true knock-offs or bootlegs of your favorite comic characters, but they are in fact a legit toyline from a legit Spanish toy company, Airgam. “What the hell is Airgam” you may be asking? well, Airgam is a […]

DC Comics Antique Cake Toppers

DC Comics Antique Cake Toppers

Alright, let’s see what we’ve got this time. Oh yes – freaky, little chubby men dressed as some of DC Comics’ most iconic superheroes. (Click to enlarge) Superman (Click to enlarge) Batman… (Click to enlarge) Robin… (Click to enlarge) … and Captain Marvel (who some folks call “Shazam”). No matter how horrible they may be, […]

Two Words:

Two Words:

The Crutch. (Click to enlarge) Check out these related entries: Gross Out Gang – Roll Call! Gross Out Gang – Skilcraft 1987 Gross Out Gang – Class of ’87  Gross Out Gang  Georgie Porgie You got some big-ass lips!

La Cosa de los Cuatro Fantásticos

La Cosa de los Cuatro Fantásticos

Well, as you’ve seen here before (and I’m sure you’re bound to see again), I have some delightfully horrible Mexican bootlegs to share. (By the way, I hope that Spanish blog entry title is correct. I kind of guessed at it using Babelfish and Google. Who needs to bother learning multiple languages? ) It’s great […]

Laundry Day with Batman and Robin

Laundry Day with Batman and Robin

So, I’ve finally gotten around to the blog again. Sorry about the delay. I know a lot of you have been eager to see what I picked up at the York Toy Show. Well, here’s part 1 of my toy haul. (Click to enlarge) I was just strolling the aisles when these horrible, barbie-doll-sized bootleg […]

Gross Out Gang - Roll Call!!

Gross Out Gang – Roll Call!!

Great news!! (for me anyway) I’ve managed to get my hands on some carded Gross Out Gang (GOG) figures! (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) You remember the GOG don’t you? (I’ve only written about them a hundred times.) I wrote about them when I discovered their toyline, their vintage toy ad and when I […]

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