Category Archives: Fleer

CountdownToHalloween Past Years Recap – Part Two of Two!

Yesterday, as part of a two-part flashback recap, I presented a collection of my favorite CountdownToHalloween entries from past years.  Those posts showcased items that were largely contemporary in nature, so today I’ll be following that up by putting a … Continue reading

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Special Fleer Dubble Bubble Halloween Pack from 1976!

Floating out of the groovy 1970’s today is a ghostly example of vintage Halloween confectionery packaging.  So make the jump and check out this special Fleer Dubble Bubble Bubblegum Halloween pack from 1976!

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Candy, Count Chocula and Halloween (Oh My!)

Count Chocula: he’s one of the edgy rock stars of the cereal mascot world and because of that I thought he was also the perfect spokesman to feature for a Countdown To Halloween post.  And just to be clear; I’m … Continue reading

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Sour Power-Up with Fleer Puckers!

Last year I posted about a piece I was delighted to discover from 1970’s Fleer called Big Pucker.  Some months later I would find a mention of its predecessor Little Puckers in an old trade magazine.   But I didn’t know … Continue reading

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My Year in Collecting: 2012!

Since 2009, I’ve had an annual tradition of taking a look back at my hobby by assembling a collage of some of my favorite pieces from the previous twelve months.  I’ve been sharing those collages on Flickr and today I’d … Continue reading

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My Mid-70’s Halloween Photos – All That Great Candy!

I started my Countdown To Halloween thirty days ago with a personal recollection and a photo from my earliest Halloween.    I’d like to close out my month-long celebration in much the same way – with something fun and personal from … Continue reading

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Fleer’s 1993 Halloween Offerings – Starring Mr. Bones!

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

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Fleer’s Pumpkin-Face Bubble Gum and More!

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

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A Freaky One for Friday: Fleer’s Monster Mix Bubble Gum!

Today is especially fun as I get to share one of my all-time favorite Halloween-related candy pieces.  It’s also another CollectingCandy.com exclusive premiere as you won’t find an image or mention of today’s candy piece anywhere else on the internet.  … Continue reading

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The Original Razzles – Discovered!!

Today marks my third Razzles post for CollectingCandy, as it’s been quite a year of research and discovery for me on the topic.   When I posted my “All About Razzles” article back on April 2nd, I thought I’d seen it … Continue reading

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