Fabulous Find: Marvel View-Masters

Bonjour, mes amis!  Or if you're not up on your French, Hello, my friends!  You've made it back for another  new Fabulous Find, and this week I'm looking back to 1977, 78 and 79 (with a mention of 1980).  From my personal collection are some Marvel Comics View-Master sets.  These were put out by the GAF Corporation, … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1980 Marvel Comics Super Heroes Strategy Game

Here we are, once again, on a fabulous Friday, therefore, it is time for another Fabulous Find.  And this week, I have dug around in the comic vault and pulled out another one of my cool board games.  This one is from 1980, and is the Marvel Comics Super Heroes Strategy Game.  It is brought to us by the Milton Bradley … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1966 Batman Colorforms

It's back to 1966 with this week's Fabulous Find.  And I've been favoring Marvel Comics the last couple of months, so it is only fair to look at a DC Comics collectible this week.  As I've written before, 1966 was the year of the Batman.  And there was a plethora of merchandise with Batman's face and figure splashed … [Read more...]

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...]

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