Category Archives: Fleer
My Year in Collecting: 2017!
While most folks do their 2017 “year in review” type editorials in December or January, mine tend to slip to February and in the case of this year and last, the month of March. Even so, I’m wonderfully-excited to share … Continue reading
Fleer’s 1980’s Goblin Stix Candy (with Halloween Finger Puppets)!
Back in the early 1980’s, the Fleer company merged classic stick candy with rubber Halloween finger puppets to create a unique and outstanding confectionery offering called Goblin Stix. Make the jump to check them out!
400 Halloween Candy Images in Four Minutes!
As part of the ongoing Kickstarter campaign for Zombie Mouth Bubblegum, today I created a video incorporating over 400 Halloween candy images from the CollectingCandy.com archives that display in a seizure-inducing, Technicolor rapid-fire period of four minutes. Make the jump … Continue reading
Photo Hunt 1980: A Detroit Candy Man.
I’m excited to finally be back after an extended (and somewhat unexpected) hiatus, so I thought I’d kick-off my return with a tasty confectionery photo hunt from 1980. I last tackled a photo hunt way back in 2012 when I … Continue reading
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
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!
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
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
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
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