DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book (1989)

In 1989, Du Pont Pharmaceuticals, the National Association of Retail Druggists, and DC Comics teamed up to produced this DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book. This free publication, which is the size of a comic book, features all black-and-white colorable interior pages that contain a maze featuring Robin to help “Chuck” get to the doctor’s office, a backwards printed message that Batman helps you solve…

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Super Friends Superman pencil sharpener (1980)

Any fan and collector of the 1970s/1980s Super Friends cartoon series knows that the original merchandise from the show is greatly treasured since some are hard to find in pristine condition.  Here is a great Super Friends pencil sharpener produced in 1980.  The actual sharpener is…

Enesco Superman vinyl placemat (1987)

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.

Superman II VHS tape (1987)

The 1980 motion picture Superman II, starring Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent / Superman, was released on home video. This is the VHS release of the movie that was sold in 1987 by Warner Home Video, the same year as my copy of the home video release of Superman III and the theatrical release of Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.