Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Super Friends Car Ad - 1977

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Oh man, do I want this so bad.

I think I had this cheerily goofy Super Friends Car as a kid, but I've never seen it since...not at a con, not on eBay, not anywhere, so this catalog ad will have to do for now.

They look like they're part of some Macy's Day parade or something(at least until the inevitable super-villain attack).
Unusual that Aquaman is there instead of Wonder Woman, isn't it? Thank Neptune for small miracles.

4 comments:

Siskoid said...

And he's in the driver's seat!

Nightwing said...

You didn't really think they'd let a woman drive, did you?

Earth 2 Chris said...

You've got to love AHI. Their packaging is so bad but charming. Their sculpting and painting looks like a kid let lose with Play-Doh and Testors model paint. But dangit if they don't scream "70s!" The ever-changing packaging artwork they used seems like a breath of fresh air compared to the over-branded, rigid style-guide work used today.

Look how much taller Batman is than Supes on the box!

Chris

chunky B said...

"Sit down back there! It's hard enough driving Speed Buggy as it is, with out you two standing up in the back!"