Category : Comics



Here we go again! Another series of Madballs to follow up the rebirth from last year! Basic Fun has really dropped the ball (no pun intended… seriously) on the latest series of Madballs. The first series really looked great, but it looks like they intentionally sucked the life out of these classic characters. They’re not […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Hulk

Teenage Mutant Ninja Hulk

So, what do you get when you cross a gamma-radiation contaminated man with a mutagen-induced mutant turtle? You get this guy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Hulk (Well, maybe he’s more middle-aged than teen-aged). (Click to enlarge) My question is – Is this guy more of a Hulk toy or a Ninja Turtle toy? (Click to enlarge) […]

“What, Me Worry?”

So, I’ve been milking the toys I found at the Allentown Antique Toy Show for all they’re worth, but worry no more. This is the last one. (Click to enlarge) By now, you all can guess what drew me to this goofball. What’s not to love about a squatty, nappy-headed, balding Alfred E, Neuman lookalike […]

Super Juniors - Batman and Robin

Super Juniors – Batman and Robin

“Holy diaper rash, Batman!” It’s Batman and Robin as you’ve never seen them before. They’re 7″ vinyl squeeze toys… and they’re babies. These lil’ fellas were my first find at the Allentown Antique Toy Show. (Click to enlarge) From what I can gather from the legal info on their feet, these toys are called Super […]

A Mickey by any other name...

A Mickey by any other name…

So, a Disney toy is making an appearance on the Weirdo Toys blog. Well, not exactly. I recently discovered this primitive “Micky Mouse” in an article over at Boing-Boing, that discusses the controversial origins of that punk “Mickey Mouse” and his toys. Allegedly, Performo-Toy Company were selling Micky Mouse toys before the Disney character ever […]

Gus Fink's Boogily Heads

Gus Fink’s Boogily Heads

Over the weekend, I made a road trip with some of my buddies to Bethesda, Maryland to partake in our annual adventure known as SPX. It’s the “Small Press Expo” and is typically filled with independent publishers, artists, writers, etc., but this year I came across something rather surprising. There was a guy selling toys. […]

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