Saturday, May 10, 2008

Slideshow: Colorforms!


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5 comments:

  1. This slideshow brings back some fond memories for I had the Amazing Spider-Man, Batman and Robin, Castle Dracula, G.I. Joe Adventure Team, Star Trek and Superman phone booth Colorforms. I used Star Trek to beam the characters from one set to another. They kept me very entertained when I was sick and read all the current comic books at the time.

    I also had the Batman PrestoMagix but I had never seen the Superman ones.

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  2. Were the PrestoMagix like I've theorized here -- like Colorforms, except that the pictures you transfer (by rubbing on, I'm guessing, like temporary tattos) are more or less stuck on the background permanently?

    Jon

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  3. Yes, they stuck to the background permanently. That was one of the things that I hated about them. I also didn't like that you could rub forever and not all the figure would stick to the background.

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  4. Good God! Green Hornet Colorforms!?! I had no idea that they reached that FAR BACK into history!

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  5. I've seen Colorforms listed with copyright dates going back to the early 1960s!

    According to Wikipedia, they started in the 50s!

    Jon

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