I picked up this bootleg figure a couple of weeks ago. It's just so wrong that it's right. I have a newfound love of foreign toys produced beyond the reaches of our fine American legal system. Hey Rich, I bet you don't have one of these in your Super Powers collection! ;) … [Read more...] about Remember when Spider-Man was in the Kenner Super Powers line?
This week's League challenge is all about bootlegs and knockoffs, so I scoured my shelves for something that would fit the bill, and finding something was no easy task! I collect icons, tending to stick with mainstream products, and the world of bootleg toys is one that I have yet to really tap, but I did manage to find a couple of knockoff items such as this vintage Superman … [Read more...] about Superman, the man of … cardboard???
This is one of the crown jewels of my collection. This vintage Aston Martin D.B. 5 was produced by Corgi in 1965 and is based on the car driven by Sean Connery in the James Bond classic, Goldfinger. The box art in this small little package packs a lot of punch, and looks great on display. The diecast car is 1:43 scale, larger than your standard Hot Wheels or Matchbox … [Read more...] about Vintage James Bond Aston Martin DB 5 — Corgi #261