Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Patio Pleasures!



It's a bank holiday here but instead of enjoying my swell new patio set, I'm stuck with moving chores. Booo.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Super Heroes by Croner


I found this catalog from Croner, an Australian toy distributor that carried alot of US items by companies like MPC and Azrak-Hamway International.

Nothing that I haven't seen before but it's nice to end a week looking at stuff like this.




That Captain America kite is particularly dreamy.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Muppet Candle Making Kit


Candle making kits are both wonderful and strange, you are essentially setting fire to characters you find beloved.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Honky Paradise



You know how people keep saying they're kept down by "The Man"? Yeah, this is him.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Big Jim 1984 Catalog from Italy



He may have faded from our toy shelves in the 1970s but in Europe, Big Jim was still kind of a big deal.

How big a deal? In this 1984 Mattel Italy catalog, Big Jim has as many pages as Masters of the Universe.




By this time, the Big Jim line is firmly set in the future with flashy villains, sci-fi heroes, giant play sets and transforming vehicles. It is one of the most underrated and attractive action figure lines of our life times.

Check out the 1984 Big Jim Italy Catalog here.





More Big Jim than you can handle!

big jim pack comic mexican cipsa big jim


mego in spain 1977 Mattel Toyfair Showroom from 1975Mattel Big Jim figures 1975

Thursday, May 12, 2016

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