Category Archives: Topps
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
Bazooka’s Big Buddy – A “Big Stick” Bubblegum History 1968-1984!
Today’s entry is going to be a big one, and it covers a brand whose history I’ve been chasing down for over a decade. One of the original “big stick” bubble gum brands, it’s Bazooka’s (and Topps’) Big Buddy!
My Year in Collecting: 2016!
Though it arrives a little later than I’d planned, today I’m excited to present my 2016 “Year in Collecting” retrospective graphical collage. This is the eighth year in a row that I’ve put one of these together and it’s fun … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Smith Sisters!
Though I’ve largely retired it as a semi-regular column, I recently had reason to bring back Wacky Wednesdays – at least for today’s post on the 1974 parody sticker classic, Smith Sisters!
New for 2015: A New Halloween Ring Pop Package Design!
Happy Halloween!! One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop. This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag … Continue reading
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
An Array of New Soda-Flavored Confections! Plus Some History on the Love of Cola Candy!
I’ve always enjoyed when confection crosses over with another category of product and even when the mix doesn’t quite work, it can still be a notable experience. This is definitely true when soft drinks lend their flavors and branding to … Continue reading
Merry Christmas with Vintage Santa Claus Wrappers!
For those out there that celebrate it; Merry Christmas! And for everyone else, Happy Holidays and end-of-year wishes from CollectingCandy.com! My main priority this week has been my friends and family so I haven’t had much time to devote to … Continue reading
Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask Bubblegum Box!
Today I want to jump back a half-a-century ago to share a look at a wonderful piece of Halloween confectionery packaging from the Topps company. Make the jump and enjoy Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask bubblegum box!
My Year in Collecting: 2013!
Though it arrives a few weeks later than I’d planned this year, I still wanted to squeeze in my annual “Year in Collecting” post. This year-in-review is something I started doing back in 2009 over on Flickr while continuing the … Continue reading