70's

Safeway catalogue from Christmas 1978

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Tweet 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 […]

70's

Toltoys MEGO Hulk

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Tweet 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 […]

70's

Licensed Australian Ice Cream Super Heroes

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Tweet 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 […]