Fabulous Find: 1976 Marvel Lunchbox

I'm hungry, but I need to write this week's Fabulous Find.   So maybe I should combine the two!  This week I bring to you, the 1976 Marvel Lunchbox.  It's a metal lunchbox made by Aladdin Industries and it features Marvel Comics' characters  on all six (6) sides.  Plus it's got a cool, plastic thermos inside that also … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1966 Batman Water Gun

Nineteen-sixty-six (1966), was the year of the Batman.  First up was the television show that took the country by storm.  Not just kids, but whole families, sat around their tv screens and rooted for the dynamic duo, Batman and Robin, to escape for a fiendish trap and defeat that week's villain.  And because of this, … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1978 Marvel Comics Super Heroes Card Game

Time sure does fly, doesn't it?  It's Friday once again, and time for a brand spanking new Fabulous Find.  This week I've brought out of the collectibles vault the 1978 Marvel Comics Super-Heroes Card Game put out by the Milton Bradley Company.  It is a matching game where you try to match a pair of super-heroes and … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1967/8 Marx Super Hero Express Train

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find.  This week I’m repeating/reprinting, with some editing, one of my all time, favorite, Fabulous Finds; the 1967, or possibly 1968, Marx Marvel Super Hero Express Train. I’ve heard that this is considered the Holy Grail of Marvel Collectibles.  According to the 2007 Marvel Silver … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1977 Spider-Man & Fantastic Four Boardgame

First things first ... Happy New Year!  I hope your holidays were great and that the new year brings exciting opportunities to you all.  I'll check back in twelve months for your report. But now on to the reason you're reading this, it's once again time for a new Fabulous Find.  I hope this excites you as much as … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1977 Captain America Board Game

Thanks for returning for a new Fabulous Find this week.  I thought I would again look at something I own that's just a little bit different than just a comic book or a fanzine.  So I've pulled out my copy of the 1977 Captain America game featuring the Falcon and the Avengers which was put out by the Milton Bradley … [Read more...]

A Monopoly Revolution

Coming this fall is a revolution in the long standing Monopoly world.  That is when Hasbro Games is a planning to release a brand new Monopoly game; called Monopoly: Revolution Edition which features a circular board. In honor of Monopoly's 75th Anniversary, Hasbro is releasing Monopoly: Revolution Edition! What … [Read more...]

Haunted House By Ideal (1962)

This nifty little treasure came through the shop last week, so I took the chance to get some closeups! "Haunted House" was a board game produced by Ideal in 1962, and gave four players a tour of a ghostly mansion full of traps and spooky surprises.  By modern standards, the fright factor is laughable, but the … [Read more...]

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