Around 1980 Nabisco offered these posters as in-pack premiums in their Weeties and Crispies cereals. A great selection of Marvel characters were featured, courtesy of Newton Comics, Marvel’s Australian licensee through much of the 1970’s.
This short run of stickers (6 in total) was produced by Scanlens Australia during the peak of The Incredible Hulk mania, 1979. The big green guy never goes out of fashion does he? Cheers, Will
Superman at Safeway The Aussie Safeway catalogue from Christmas 1978 (I think!) features all the usual specials one would expect from a large grocery store; nappies, bananas and … …the Man of Steel and his big green mate The Hulk. Yes sitting there among the no-name brand trikes, bikes and ray-guns were the beautifully crafted 12-inch MEGO […]
Reversing the Toltoys diaspora – The Hulk returns! Thanks to the marvelous network that is the Mego Museum I was recently able to bring this Australian released Mego Hulk back home. He had somehow found himself in the unfamiliar climes of Italy, no doubt taking in the sights, sounds and tastes of Roma. But like […]
Licensed Australian Ice Creams Part Two – Comic Heroes Last year I carried on a bit about the wonderful licensed ice-creams and icy poles we had in Australia in the late 70’s and early 80’s. It seemed for a time that any film or television show, character or concept that could be licensed as an […]