No Deadpool. It’s a scooter.

For a sec I thought this was another Spiderman on a scooter but that goes to show you my lack of knowledge on the subject of superheroes. Forgive me. This is Deadpool, who will be played by Ryan Reynolds (aka Green Lantern) in 2014. Wikipedia describes this Marvel character as a “disfigured and mentally unstable mercenary” who was originally a villain but now is an antihero or the “Merc with a Mouth.” Swoon!

The top figurine pictured is one of those pricey limited edition collectibles and can be yours for $319.00. The bottom figurines go to the rare swag category but are probably available is you’re willing to dig both in your wallet and through the web. Maybe we’ll be lucky and Ryan will be riding a scooter in the movie which will mean movie toys!

Thanks to Tom C. for this find.

Gentle Giant Deadpool Statue

Wikipedia Entry on Deadpool

This Week’s Rare Bit O’Swag:
Paulig Coffee Scooter Trading Cards

These collectible cards came in coffee packages of the Finnish coffee “Paulig”. I believe they’re from the late 50s. Paulig produced a lot of cards for their coffees and some sets featured cars and others trains. There was definitely a love of transportation themes. Note the rounded European license plates in the corner identifying the countries the scooters are from! We’ve posted about several items that have featured scooter Paulig cards in their design like this stationery line and this journal.

For the Paulig cards themselves, set up some eBay saved searches to catch them as they come up for auction!