Hallmark’s brand Party Express sure came up with some interesting Superman party favors back in 2006. This is a pack of four foam gliders that the lucky recipient could remove the pieces from their surrounding yellow cards and assemble the cape to the figure. Additional clear plastic pieces were included that were designed to slip over Superman’s face as a weight.
Hallmark produced this Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice “You Can Do Anything” birthday card in 2016. The cover features stylized black and white artwork of Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman against a red tinted city street scene. The cover reads, “You can do anything when you set your mind to it.” The inside of the card reads, “Can’t wait to see what this year brings!”
Hallmark has long been one of the pinnacles of ornament making companies. For many years now, they have had licenses to create ornaments of many comic book characters. This cute Superman Christmas tree ornament was produced in 2017 and is a welcomed addition to my Superman collection.
Here are more party favors from Party Express. This is a carded set of four Superman pencils. Produced in 2006, these are standard pencils which were painted blue. The ’S’ symbols at the tops of the pencils are not erasers, but are decorative molded plastic.
Here is a Hallmark Keepsake Superman Comic Book Heroes ornament. Produced in 2008, this ornament features a wonderful 3-dimensional sculpt of Superman bursting out of a comic book. If it would stop there, this ornament would be great enough… but it doesn’t. The comic book that the half-figure is on actually opens up to reveal…
In 2008, Party Express (a division of Hallmark) produced this Superman figural candle. The sculpt is a bust of Superman against a yellow skyline of Metropolis and the candle wick is placed right atop the Daily Planet globe. The card that the candle is on implies that Superman is breaking chains.
These are two drinking cups that were produced in 2013 by Hallmark in conjunction with the marketing for the film Man of Steel. The cups each feature different promotional artwork of Henry Cavill as Superman as well as…