Here is a copy of DC Comics Presents number 51 published in 1982. This copy was signed by the amazing artist Alex Saviuk at the 2018 Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois. Mr. Saviuk was a pleasure to meet and had many of his artwork for sale.
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.
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…
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…
This is a Superman gift bag produced by Enesco in 1987. The blue bag stands at six inches tall and features the artwork of Jose Garcia Lopez showing Superman flying away from the city and the Superman logo above it.
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.
Made in Korea for Enesco Imports in 1987 was this great “My ‘Man of Steel’” ceramic mug. The artwork of Superman (which is duplicated on both sides, divided by an ’S’ symbol) is by the legendary Jose Garcia Lopez, the man responsible for many of the late 1970s and early 1980s promotional artwork for DC Comics. At the inside rim of the mug are the words: My “Man of Steel”.