Matchbox Superman Returns 5-pack vehicle set (2006)

The motion picture Superman Returns in 2006 came with an onslaught of collectibles. This is a Matchbox 5-pack vehicle set that contains A news live truck, a taxi cab, a tour shuttle, a police car, and a Daily Planet helicopter.

Although the helicopter is of its own design, its red and white color scheme is clearly an homage to…

View-Master Show Beam Cartridge (1989)

From the company that brought us the warmly remembered View-Master 3D reels and viewers, came the View-Master Show Beam. The Show Beam projector was a hand-held device that would project images on any surface from selected cartridges that were purchased separately. The projector had…

Wham-O Superman Frisbee Disc (2005)

Produced in 2005, this Wham-O Superman Frisbee Disc was the latest of several frisbees and “flying-discs” throughout history. The name “frisbee” is a registered trademark of Wham-O (who acquired the rights in 1957 from…

Play-by-Play Superman Flying Disk (1997)

Among the multitude of merchandise created to promote Superman: The Animated Series was this Superman Flying Disc. In 1997 this plastic disc, made in China, was released by Play-by-Play Toys and Novelties in San Antonio Texas.

The disc is seemingly sculpted to resemble…