Monday, October 5, 2009

2007 Alfajor Maxi Max Cookies DC Super Heroes Cartas De Poder: Martian Manhunter "Poder"


I always knew eBay was a great source for posting material, but in my time away forgot about the overwhelming likelihood that visiting will compel me to buy random weird junk. For instance, how often do Argentine gaming cards featuring J'Onn J'Onzz come your way, so why not pick them up on the sorta cheap, right?

So here is my first of two DC Super Heroes "Cards of Power." In fact, this very card is all about "Poder," or "Power," It features a Tom Mandrake image, that was either used for advertisements or in an early issue of the ongoing series (I can't readily recall which.) It appears to show the Manhunter on Mars, but it seems like the JLA Watchtower is in the background (or was that Z'onn Z'orr?) Inside the building are Superman, Flash, and Green Lantern Kyle Rayner. I know nothing about the game, but the card has an attack value of 2300 and a defense of 2100.

The card backs are identical on the two cards I have. Joining the previously mentioned iconic super-heroes (sans Martian Manhunter, 'natch) are Aquaman (hook version,) Hawkman (Zero Hour gestalt version,) Wonder Woman and Batman. The cards came packaged with Alfajor Maxi Max cookies, presumably in association with powdered drink manufacturer Rinde Do's (Two Liters.)

2 comments:

Tom said...

Did the cards you bought include the cookies?

Frank Lee Delano said...

Sadly, no. I got mine in a delicate translucent envelope with a standard greeting card-sized envelope postmarked from Argentina. No Latin Kool-Aid, either. :(