Fun Stuff

A Spring Break with Betty Boop, Part 2

As we continue our Springtime collectibles, the next thing that springs to mind is actually a Baby Boop item.  It is a Baby Boop Ceramic Mug from 1989.  The mug is 3 inches tall and pictures Baby Boop blowing bubbles at Pudgy.  She is dressed in a pink bonnet, flowers all around, it is so […]

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Will You Be Mine, Valentine?

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and although Betty Boop was never intended to be connected with this day of romance, she has certainly found her way onto a variety of items.  Many don’t have the word “Valentine” on them, but because they have a pink or red heart, the assumption is they are for the […]

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Holiday Boopabilia, Part 2

As we continue our look at the wonderful holiday collectibles, I’d like to point out some ephemera.  The earliest appearance of Betty Boop in the holiday spirit is on the cover of the January 1935 Fleischer’s Animated News.  FAN was the in-house newsletter of the studio and it is very difficult to find original copies, […]

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Fa La La La La, It’s a Betty Boop Christmas!

Here we are in December, and the holiday season is upon us!  And through the years, Betty Boop has certainly enjoyed taking part in Christmas.  Personally, I find this very interesting, as Betty takes on the role of Santa Claus in some cases, and to the best of my knowledge, would be the first female […]

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