Mattel Superman Returns Kryptonite Smash figure (2006)

Among the many figures released in 2006 for the film Superman Returns was this Kryptonite Smash figure. Like many movie related merchandising, this figure, produced by Mattel, featured Superman performing a task that did not happen in the film. Here, Superman has the ability to…

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Fisher-Price DC Super Friends: The Joker’s Playhouse promotional DVD (2011)

As part of the full-throttle marketing for the line of DC Super Friends toys, Fisher-Price produced this promotional DVD in 2011 that contains a seventeen minute animated episode titled DC Super Friends: The Joker’s Playhouse. Although the art style is entirely new, the intro to the cartoon is an amazing…

Super Friends Sneakers card (1974)

DC Comics and Hanna-Barbera licensed specific merchandising as tie-ins to the hit 1970s Saturday morning cartoon Super Friends. One of those items was Super Friends Sneakers in 1974. This is an insert card that came with the box of sneakers featuring the artwork of…

Metropolis Illinois Superman Celebration “Round Tuit” wooden token (1998)

Another promotional collectible that was sold around town in Metropolis Illinois was this “Round Tuit” wooden token. The images on the wooden token are printed in red ink. On the face of the token is an interpretation of the classic image of Superman originally drawn by co-creator Joe Shuster and has the words “Metropolis Illinois”. On the reverse side of the token is…