Friday, December 31, 2010

Superboy #89, Page 8, by George Papp!

Had to make a bonus post for today, given that it's my dog Krypto's birthday - and of course, Krypto appears on this page!

Pepsi Glass!


Not sure why this artwork, which appears to be based on Neal Adams' "Kryptonite Nevermore" cover, was redone for this glass... unless it predated that comic, and Neal was referencing it himself?

Thursday, December 30, 2010

1977 Frame-Tray Puzzle!


This photo looks weird because the puzzle is still in the shrink wrap... well, that and the puzzle's a bit odd-looking anyway, isn't it?

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Junior Jigsaw Puzzle!


I have no idea why they didn't use the Superman logo on this puzzle!

Monday, December 27, 2010

Inflatable Kite!


I find it amusing that the packaging shows Superboy flying a Superman inflatable kite!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Presto Magix!


Take temporary tattoos and put them on a Colorforms background, and you have Presto Magix! Even those who had these have no idea why they were called a "game."

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas!


The first item in today's Christmas post is page 23 from Superman #417, by Curt Swan, and featuring Santa Claus!

Friday, December 24, 2010

1940 Puzzle!


Kind of a boring puzzle, isn't it?

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Superman Fighting the Dragon Glass!


I'm guessing there were several glasses in this series, tied in to some thing or another...

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Super Friends Story Book!

I definitely have to keep my eyes open for this one!


Monday, December 20, 2010



I may well have posted the one side of this placemat on here before, but since I came across photos of both sides, I thought it was worth bringing back!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Superman Giant Coloring Book Art!


This is just part of an auction of original artwork for this entire coloring book by one of my favorite eBay sellers to browse, Golden Treasures NYC. I haven't bought anything from them, but they have lots and lots of very cool stuff, all from Whitman Publishing -- not just original art, but also storybooks, coloring books, and more!

Friday, December 17, 2010

AHI Parachutist!


Wow, where to begin with this? Well, I suppose if you're really up on your Superman lore, you could consider this the "Shrunken Superman parachuting into the Bottle City of Kandor" toy...

...but there's no explaining those red gloves or the serrated cape, except that they were obviously reusing some stuff from their Batman parachutist!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

French Super Friends Record!


As you can see, this was just a record with the themes from the Superman movies and the Wonder Woman TV series... and not Super Friends!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

1970s Thought Factory Poster!


I bet you were wondering if I was ever going to post anything but comic art here again, eh?

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

DC Licensing Art by Mike DeCarlo - Supergirl!


Well, I thought I had two left, but apparently I didn't!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

DC Licensing Art by Mike DeCarlo - Brainiac & Luthor!


I'm guessing these were done for Super Powers licensing, but I could be wrong! More tomorrow!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Superman #167, Page 22, by Curt Swan!

Click this for larger viewing options!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Birthday Card Art!


I'm guessing this is a 1940s era card!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

World's Finest #299, page 14, by Gene Colan!


We're starting a loooong stretch of artwork here at the Fortress of Solitude Trophy Room!