The original Sons of Anarchy. It took me almost 20 years to assemble this set. These tin toys from 1968 are my pride and joy, and now I need to find their boxes — the hunt never ends! Marx also produced a set of windup walkers for Spiderman, Thor, and Captain America that same year, […]
Vintage Batman Toy Collection
Here are a few shelves of my Batman collection. Most of these items were produced in the 70’s, but of course, there are some 1966 items as well, especially up top. I spy just one item that is less than 45 years old.
These Batman pinbacks are fairly easy to find, but this is not the complete set. There are a few others that I still need to track down. I prefer to find these small items in the wild rather than just buying them on eBay, because it gives me something to look for that’s actually possible […]
My King Kong collection is shrinking, but these guys are still hanging around. Those Palmer King Kongs always make me think they are performing a song and dance routine.
A drawer filled with Joes
I have a bit of a drawer fetish. You can never have enough drawers, but you have to fill them all with treasures. Here is one drawer of mine overflowing with GI Joe action figures. I don’t collect these anymore but I just can’t bring myself to part with them yet. These figures embody my […]
Here are a few vintage Hulk toys that I have sitting on the shelf. You have to love how inconsistent the green colors are before there were style manuals from the corporate office. “Just make him green,” kids won’t care.