Unique Superman Blowouts (1996)

Produced in conjunction with the marketing of the Kids WB show Superman: The Animated Series was this pack of eight blowouts.  Found in the party aisle in 1996 and used for Forth of July festivities, birthdays, and more, these blowouts are not noisemakers but are fun nonetheless.  These packs were made in China and produced by Unique Party Favors in Canada.

Super Powers Superman cartoon episodes VHS tape (1996)

Back in 1985, Warner Home Video released a collection of four home videos (on both VHS and Betamax) containing selected cartoon episodes of DC Comics heroes: Superman, Batman, Aquaman and Superboy. Although labeled under the title Super Powers, which was a prominent campaign at the time, these were actually a collection of episodes from cartoons produced in 1966.

This is the 1996 re-issue of the VHS tape that contains episodes from the 1966 animated series…

Kenner FAO Schwarz exclusive History of Superman figures (1996)

In 1996, the historic toy company FAO Schwarz sold an exclusive set of Superman figures produced by Kenner. A rather large box titled “The History of Superman Collection” opened up to reveal three twelve-inch Superman figures chronicling the history of the character through three separate costume designs.

The first figure is representative of the Golden Age Superman, the second of the Silver Age Superman and the then considered…

Knowledge Adventure Superman Activity Center (1996)

Here is the Knowledge Adventure Play Zone Superman Activity Center. In this box is a CD-ROM that worked on either Windows 95 or Macintosh 7.1. Among the activities included: writing a front page story for the Daily Planet, building a spaceship to send Superman to Earth, learning valuable safety tips, word searches, and more. This set of activity games were…

Kenner Total Justice Superman figure (1996)

I think most fans will agree… the Kenner Total Justice line from 1996 produced some of the strangest looking action figures and accessories. This Superman figure was one of the more basic of the bunch and featured a long-haired Superman (mirroring that of the comicbooks at the time) but the figure comes with…