Batman

Detective Comics Banned in Australia!

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Tweet My chances of finding a Detective Comics #27 at a garage sale in Melbourne just got slimmer. From The Argus, Wednesday 14 September 1938… TWO ‘COMICS’ BANNED SYDNEY, Tuesday. – Magazine distributors were notified to-day that seven publications had been added to the banned list, including, for the first time, two classified in the […]

70's

More from the Toyworld 1975 Catalogue

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Tweet A few more pages from the 1975 Toyworld Christmas catalogue…   Croner Toys had an eclectic mix of international brands including the popular Janex talking alarm clocks, I’m still looking for a mint boxed Batman version! The Holly Hobbie sewing machines seemed to grace every girl’s dresser for a time, including my sister’s. I […]

70's

Bat Vehicles in the 1977 Waltons Wish Book

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Tweet Bat Vehicles in the 1977 Waltons Wish Book Some Bat-goodness from the cover of the ’77 Waltons Wish Book. It mentions that the Bat Cycle was a Cyclops (Australia) exclusive for Waltons, there are some passionate Cyclops collectors out there that might be have an example in their collection, I’d love a pic if […]

60's

1967 Lincoln International Toy Catalogue

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Tweet Treasures from the 1967 Lincoln International Toy Catalogue The New Zealand toy company Lincoln International were responsible for some of the coolest licensed (and unlicensed) toys of the 60’s and 70’s. Best known for their 1966 licensed Batman range of ray guns, water pistols, friction toys and battery operated plastic vehicles, or perhaps for […]