Here’s another collectible about the 1970s/1980s Super Friends cartoon series. This is another version of the Super Friends Superman pencil sharpener produced in 1980. It’s exactly like the one I posted previously, except the design is of Superman running against a yellow background toward us. As it was with the other sharpener, the art is also by the legendary artist Neal Adams.
Here is a fun Justice League movie plate distributed by Zak Designs, Inc. Produced in 2017, it features images of Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Superman (Henry Cavill), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), and The Flash (Ezra Miller).
This Superman metal waste container (or wastepaper basket) was manufactured by Vandor. The wrap-around graphic design features Superman flying above a stylized Superman logo. Wrapped completely around the basket is a graphical representation of Daily Planet newspaper clippings about Superman’s exploits.
Back in the early 1990s, my Aunt Betty had been very involved in sewing. You name it, she made it… anything from dolls, to quilts, and dresses. She knew that I was a fan of Superman since I was a child and that I grew into a collector as well.
One Christmas, she gave me a gift that I didn’t expect… a Superman pillow made from a fabric that was sold at the time. The front side features…
Another Superman collectible from the Warner Bros. Studio Store was this Superman “Patriotic” pen produced in 2000. The main body of the pen is decorated in red and white stripes and the cap is blue and decorated with white stars. A figure of the animated series version of Superman is attached to the cap in a dynamic flying pose.
Produced in 1999 was this Warner Bros. Studio Store Justice League plate. The art on the face of this plastic plate features six of the members of the Justice League: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), The Flash, and Aquaman.
In 1987, Enesco Imports Corporation was granted a license by DC Comics to produce superhero merchandise. This is a Superman vinyl placemat which is approximately twenty-two inches wide and eight-and-a-half inches high featuring the artwork of Jose Garcia Lopez against an array of symmetrical yellow zig-zag patterns and three ’S’ symbols. The then only three year old revised Superman title logo (with a rounded ‘U’) is in a prominent position at the top of the placemat.
During the onslaught of merchandise for the 2016 Warner Bros. motion picture Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, there were a decent share of back-to-school items. This is a Superman portfolio folder produced by Innovative Designs, LLC. The cover features the teaser image of Henry Cavill as Superman with tear areas in the shape of a Batman logo over his eyes. On the back is artwork of…
Made in China for Zak Designs in Spokane Washington was this Tritan Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice drinking bottle. Sold in 2016, during the promotion of the film, this dark tinted 25 oz/739 ml transparent drinking bottle has a removable lid and a drinking spout. The face of the bottle features the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice logo.
During the height of DC Comics’ New 52 storylines, came this Superman pen. Produced by InkWorks (the company that brought the world numerous science fiction movie and TV show trading cards over the years) this ballpoint pen is red and black, features a…