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Latest Hauls, what did you buy?

Started by Archiecomicxfan215, April 11, 2016, 12:15:22 am

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Archiecomicxfan215

These are the comics I purchased today from New York Comic Con 2018


Betty and Veronica #36, #50, #52 and #60
That Wilkin Boy #8
PEP #269
Reggie and Me #73
Archie's Joke Book #201
Archie 1941 #1
Archie Meets Batman '66 #1
Archie at Riverdale High (book with different stories)
Betty & Veronica Spectacular (book with different stories)


Got for FREE Exclusive Sneak Peek! Riverdale the Day Before coming January 2019. A prequel novel by Micol Ostow
Another free book I got is called "Spider's Bite. An Elemental Assassin Book" by Jennifer Estep. This is a chapter book ( they gave it to you for free by scanning your badge. I think its a mystery horror book i am not sure)


My fiancé brought me the "Hey Arnold! Guide to Relationships" book


Looney Tunes Playboy Penguin Funko Pop collectible

DeCarlo Rules

October 05, 2018, 05:22:25 am #316 Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 05:37:13 am by DeCarlo Rules
Quote from: Archiecomicxfan215 on October 04, 2018, 07:27:58 pm
Looney Tunes Playboy Penguin Funko Pop collectible


That was a San Diego Comic Con exclusive, right? I had to look it up because I wondered if it was the character I was thinking of (from the Bugs Bunny cartoon, the title of which I can't recall off the top of my head). Usually I've been immune to the attractions of Funko Pop vinyls (my tastes just run to toys having a more accurate representation, rather than an interpretive one), but in this instance the character as realized in vinyl actually looks fairly close to its on-screen counterpart (except for having no irises, for some reason). Probably a total fluke that the original animation character design just happens to be closer to the usual Funko Pop style than would normally be the case. Such an obscure WB character, too.



Hey, here's a question that just occurred to me... did Funko ever do a Marvin the Martian Pop vinyl figure?  It just hit me that the relative head-to-body proportions of Marvin's original character design are pretty much Funko Pop standard, or close enough, anyway.

Archiecomicxfan215

October 05, 2018, 12:48:13 pm #317 Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 12:50:15 pm by Archiecomicxfan215
Only Marvin the Martian funko pops are from Duck Dodgers and Space Jam

Archiecomicxfan215

October 05, 2018, 12:51:02 pm #318 Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 12:53:03 pm by Archiecomicxfan215

DeCarlo Rules

October 05, 2018, 03:58:17 pm #319 Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 04:03:32 pm by DeCarlo Rules
Quote from: Archiecomicxfan215 on October 05, 2018, 12:51:02 pm



Hmm. Not quite what I expected. They changed the basic body colors, squared off his head a little, and gave his eyes kind of a more sinister look. I never did see Space Jam; no real interest in any sports-related stuff, plus I tend not to like those live-action/animated mashups.

Duck Dodgers the series was good, for a newer cartoon. Wish they'd made more episodes of that, and The Looney Tunes Show.

Archiecomicxfan215

October 05, 2018, 10:56:07 pm #320 Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 11:03:58 pm by Archiecomicxfan215
Today i brought more of the 4 for $10 and brought 8 comics for $20 I got

Archie's Joke Book #209
Everything's Archie #154
Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #216
Laugh #314
Betty and Veronica Summer Fun #1
Archie's Christmas Stocking #228
Archie and Me #92
Archie at Riverdale High #107


I also purchased Archie Comic Presents: The Love Showdown Collection for $5. Not bad considering the retail price was $4.95 only $0.05 more


I rebrought this and my fiancé went up and got it signed by Dan Parent and Michael Moreci

BettyReggie

I bought
Banana Fish #3 & #4 & 5
Husbands
Scooter Girl
Saga Marko Funk Doll
A bunch of postcards that I'm going use as bookmarks.
For my brother
Lost Boy David Funko Doll
A $25 Amazon Gift Card
6 little Catcus Candles
For my mom
A $25 Amazon Gift
$25 Target Gift Card


BettyReggie

Last night I bought Banana Fish #2 & #6 & #7 from Barnes & Noble. Yesterday was free shipping Friday & they had free shipping. Plus if you buy 2 manga books the 3rd one is free,

archiecomicscollector

I bought (4) Josie and the Pussycats Frame-Tray Puzzles by Whitman, c. 1971 and The U.S. of Archie Vinyl Record by Peter Pan Records, c. 1975 at a local antique store today.

:smitten:

DeCarlo Rules

Quote from: archiecomicscollector on December 15, 2018, 11:29:44 pm
I bought (4) Josie and the Pussycats Frame-Tray Puzzles by Whitman, c. 1971 and The U.S. of Archie Vinyl Record by Peter Pan Records, c. 1975 at a local antique store today.


Wow, that's a find!  Usually all you find in those stores is junk. What I mean is, people are sharper these days in terms of recognizing that old stuff (particularly character merchandise) has collectible value due to an awareness of eBay, etc.

Especially something like puzzles, because finding those completely intact with the original box and all the pieces still there is hard.

BettyReggie

I bought a new portable dvd player.

BettyReggie

I bought Comic Book Tattoo. It's a huge book.

archiecomicscollector

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on December 20, 2018, 09:00:36 am
Quote from: archiecomicscollector on December 15, 2018, 11:29:44 pm
I bought (4) Josie and the Pussycats Frame-Tray Puzzles by Whitman, c. 1971 and The U.S. of Archie Vinyl Record by Peter Pan Records, c. 1975 at a local antique store today.


Wow, that's a find!  Usually all you find in those stores is junk. What I mean is, people are sharper these days in terms of recognizing that old stuff (particularly character merchandise) has collectible value due to an awareness of eBay, etc.

Especially something like puzzles, because finding those completely intact with the original box and all the pieces still there is hard.

Very true! I love the hunt, but its becoming harder and harder to find items for my collection in antique stores. I do however seem to come across A LOT of Archie-themed Welch's jelly glasses and McDonald's Happy Meal toys.

DeCarlo Rules

Quote from: archiecomicscollector on January 12, 2019, 07:00:14 pm
Very true! I love the hunt, but its becoming harder and harder to find items for my collection in antique stores. I do however seem to come across A LOT of Archie-themed Welch's jelly glasses and McDonald's Happy Meal toys.


Those Welch's glasses are fairly common. It seems like they made several series of those over a few years, during the height of the Filmation cartoons' popularity. They were fairly durable, and people did actually tend to save them and keep them in decent condition.

I was not aware of any Archie McDonald's Happy Meal toys, however. As far I know, the McD Happy Meal toys didn't really become a going 'thing' until the early-to-mid '80s, which would have been beyond the peak awareness period (late 60s to late 70s) for the Archie characters. You may or may not know anything about this, but as far as I can tell there's never been any sort of guide book for Archie collectibles. If you have any photos of those Happy Meal toys, I'd love to see them.

archiecomicscollector

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on January 13, 2019, 08:37:00 am
Quote from: archiecomicscollector on January 12, 2019, 07:00:14 pm
Very true! I love the hunt, but its becoming harder and harder to find items for my collection in antique stores. I do however seem to come across A LOT of Archie-themed Welch's jelly glasses and McDonald's Happy Meal toys.


Those Welch's glasses are fairly common. It seems like they made several series of those over a few years, during the height of the Filmation cartoons' popularity. They were fairly durable, and people did actually tend to save them and keep them in decent condition.

I was not aware of any Archie McDonald's Happy Meal toys, however. As far I know, the McD Happy Meal toys didn't really become a going 'thing' until the early-to-mid '80s, which would have been beyond the peak awareness period (late 60s to late 70s) for the Archie characters. You may or may not know anything about this, but as far as I can tell there's never been any sort of guide book for Archie collectibles. If you have any photos of those Happy Meal toys, I'd love to see them.

Yes, I have a complete set of Archie-themed jelly glasses from Welch's (12), c. 1971-1973. I haven't focused on finding ones with all the different bottoms, but I recently picked up an extra set (6) in its original packaging. If you haven't seen it, a complete list of jelly glasses can be found online at http://www.jellyjammers.org/welchsjellylist.pdf.

I have a complete set of kid's meal toys from McDonald's (6), c. 1987-1988 and Burger King (4), c. 1991. I recently picked up a few from Ruby's Diner (3), c. 1997, but I'm not sure if it's a complete set or not.

I've seen a few Archie collectibles listed in collector's guides focused on Saturday Morning Cartoons, but generally they only include one or two pages on Archie. I might have to make one!


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