Category Archives: Fleer

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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A Fun One For Friday – Fleer’s “8 Gumballs”!

Featuring one of the more on-the-nose names of a candy product you’re likely to see,  1971’s “8 Gum balls” from Fleer appears to be just that, a package filled with 8 different flavored gumballs.

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A Fun One for Friday: Fleer’s Cherry Blast Bubble Gum!

I’ve got a wedding to go to today, which means several hours of driving, and not much time for candy.  Before I embark I wanted to share a fun offering from my bubble gum files.   Submitted for your viewing enjoyment … Continue reading

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A Fun One For Friday – Fleer’s Big Pucker!

I’ve got the day off today, and it’s raining out.  So, I’m going to be devoting some time into candy research as well as collection-maintenance and scanning. With that in mind, today’s post will be a brief one, but it … Continue reading

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Razzles: Revised and Revisited!

One of the things I’ve often stated here on the site is that I love how collecting candy is always providing new discoveries.  In the spirit of that, today’s article is about a pair of recent surprises related to one … Continue reading

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It’s a Feline-Featured Friday with a Pink Panther Post!

You might be surprised to learn that the Pink Panther has adorned a number of candy packages over the years.   As a licensed character, the Pink Panther is no Mickey Mouse, and yet he manages to get around.  So let … Continue reading

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Fleer’s Little Zitts – A CollectingCandy.com Exclusive!

Today, I have the pleasure of sharing a piece of candy packaging history you can’t see or read about anywhere else on the internet – it’s a CollectingCandy.com exclusive world premiere. I don’t remember this product from my own youth, … Continue reading

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