Category Archives: Novelty
Back in the summer of 1993, the Fleer company was owned by Marvel Comics, and they were promoting their upcoming Halloween lineup. For today’s post, I’ve selected a fun Fleer Halloween trade ad from that year and I’m going to … Continue reading
Monster candy boxes; they’ve been around for what seems like forever, and because of that they’ve become a sort of candy mystery-in-plain-sight.
Zombies have been a pop culture staple since the 1960’s, but in the last decade they’ve exploded in popularity. Just last night I enjoyed the season premiere of the breakout hit series, The Walking Dead. So, it should come as … Continue reading
Today I’d like to turn my Halloween-focused lens onto a Fleer offering that for many years was a perennial favorite – Fleer’s Pumpkin-Face Bubble Gum. Not only that, I’ll showcase a pair of similar Fleer products that made their … Continue reading
Here’s a quick post about a funky bubble gum from nearly twenty years ago.
Today’s post marks the 200th entry for CollectingCandy.com, so I thought it was appropriate to share something a bit expansive. With that thought, today I’ll be presenting a very cool promotional brochure Topps provided to buyers picturing their 1974 product … Continue reading
Welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays! This week, we’ll be looking at an entry from 1974’s Wacky Packages Series 7 — Soggy Babies.
Today I’d like to look at an old-fashioned treat that’s not easy to find these days, but one that’s had some groovy packaging along the way: Heide’s Chocolate Babies.
Today I get to share one of my favorite releases that came out of 1970’s Cadbury in the UK – Cadbury’s Monster Bars! Monster Bars were an imaginative and wonderfully-illustrated series of chocolate bar wrappers that received two different six-wrapper … Continue reading