Sunday, November 04, 2012
Well, with my 50th birthday coming up in five days, let's see if there's anything in this edition of Cool Stuff I'd like to receive! OK probably not these Superman Super Friends gloves, neat as they are -- it's bizarre that they chose a 1960s iconic Superman picture for the very 1970s Super Friends item, eh? Definitely not this Supergirl knockoff action figure, either! We can scratch off the Superman Swim Fins and Swim Goggles from the list of birthday gifts, too, as they fall squarely into the "What the heck does this have to do with this character?" category! If I had an old Thingmaker and the goop or whatever, I might consider wanting this... might anyway, actually! I'm pretty sure these Toastee Socks don't come in my size, so that's off the list! OK, this Superman towel is pretty cool, so I'd have to say I'd like to get it... don't know how I'd display it, though, as I haven't got that kind of wall space free! The Superman Trace-a-Graph or Enlarge-a-Graph or whatever you want to call it would be welcomed by me! If they won't fit me, I don't want the Underoos! I'd forgotten they made Superman vitamins -- not that I want anyone giving me vintage vitamins for my birthday! Can't see wanting this Whirl-O-Tron for my birthday, either! Superman Wrist Laser? Probably not... even if it can do... this: Ironically, if this had been marketed as a Space Ghost wrist laser, I'd want it! Superman and the Mole Men Mexican lobby card -- yeah, I'd dig having this! Batgirl Super Queen Doll from Ideal? Yeah, I'd take that... not that I think anyone's going to spend that much on a present for me! These mini-mugs are pretty cool! Some of this Tarzan stuff -- like the above Japanese book and record set -- are pretty cool, but I'm not really into collecting Tarzan! This Tarzan's World of Animals rack toy is pretty goofy, given that I don't think either of the bendy animals here belong in Tarzan's African jungle! Teenage Cavemen Lobby Cards above, poster below - none are on my want list, but I wouldn't turn them down! They Came From Beyond Space poster! Never saw the movie, so don't really have an interest in owning this poster... This Island Earth Mexican lobby card -- that I'd like! Thunderbirds Book and Record Set from Japan -- cool, though it's not one of those things I collect! Thunderbird 3 vehicle, made in Taiwan! Actually, this would be cool to have! Fireball XL-5 Children's Book -- Absolutely, I'd love to get this! Joe 9 Book from England! Cool, but I've never even seen an episode of the series! Thunderbirds model from Japan! Thunderbirds paint by numbers set! Another Thunderbirds book and record set from Japan! And lastly, here's a Thunderbirds Are Go poster to wrap things up this time! Well, there really wasn't anything in particular I would be asking for, other than the Batgirl doll, was there?