G is for Gigantor, a character created by Fred Ladd in the 60s, inspired by a Japanese anime cartoon, Tetsujin 28. Gigantor was the lead character in a popular cartoon TV series in the US when we were kids, and he experiences periodic updates and revivals.
At our house, he is representative of a gigantic collection that could qualify as tchotchke if it were displayed (god forbid). But they are in boxes in the attic in their original packaging. Awaiting…who know what?! This is in sharp contrast to the other type of action figures we have -- those that are buried under leaves and dirt in the backyard, at the bottom of forgotten toy bins in the garage, or shoved under the seats of the car covered in spilled juice box stickiness and pretzel crumbs. Don’t you wish you had some too?
Do you have some letter H tchotchke to share? Join Pam-J and God Bless Ya'll Real Good and I on May 1 and post some!