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FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« on: April 28, 2013, 12:11:34 AM »

OK, so nothing is really free.  But I thought it would be fun to try to collect together examples of all the monster collectibles that were given away with other products - at no additional charge.

Some are actual monster toys, like kids' meals premiums.  Some are containers, like collectors' cups, etc.


I'll post a few to get us started.


Burger King Kids' Meal Toys from 1997.

Poster:




Standees:








Jack-In-the-Box Kids' Meal Toys from 1999.

Displays:




Kids' Meal Bag:






White Castle Kids' Meal Toys from 1992.

The Toys:



Paper Insert:



Hanging Spinner Card (8 in. x 8 in.):





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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2013, 01:46:03 AM »
I remember the BK toys. I have a few, but missing entire set.
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2013, 08:19:05 AM »
One of the earliest and still among the very best were the MPC Weird Monsters included in Fritos Corn Chips multi-packs:



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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2013, 11:02:34 AM »
One of the earliest and still among the very best were the MPC Weird Monsters included in Fritis Corn Chips multi-packs:



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My, my. The MPC monsters are very cool. I've always wanted a set.
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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2013, 12:02:30 PM »
 Monster posters folded up inside boxes of Post Super Sugar Crisps in the '70's. I have a set of these but I wish I kept the box. This photo is from the internet...


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2013, 12:05:16 PM »
Also from Post Super Sugar Crisps, glow monster finger puppets...


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2013, 12:22:00 PM »
The monster cereals-Frankenberry, Count Chocula, BooBerry, etc had lots of little toys inside over the years.


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2013, 12:42:35 PM »
Here's one that I've never had, but it looks cool...


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2013, 12:47:46 PM »
Doritos stickers from 1991.




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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2013, 12:51:58 PM »
Doritos stickers from 1991.




There were more:

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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2013, 12:55:26 PM »
Arranged in a flying V, or is that a b2 Bomber? Thanks for posting them all.

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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2013, 12:56:23 PM »
This really pretty 32 oz. soda cup has only the Universal Logo on it - No mention of Pepsi or a retail outlet.

It was manufactured by The Collectibles, Canada.





This similar 32 oz. cup is marked Pepsi & GettyMart.  It was made by Pescor Plastics in Fort Worth, TX.





There was a set of six monsters.  Here are five of them - the Creature cup is missing.


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2013, 01:43:25 PM »
Here's another Jack-In-the-Box set





& the one from the (above) poster - 'scale' didn't seem to matter much with this set...



& (just for S&G's) here's the BK set-


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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2013, 01:49:35 PM »
Great collection! Hey, where did you get that Jack-in-the-Box store display? I used to have one but traded it to a store called Middle Earth.

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Re: FREE MONSTERS - Premiums & Give-A-Ways
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2013, 01:50:38 PM »
I like that Jack in the Box Phantom.