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Kinder Egg Toys and Their Joys: Collectors’ Corner

Patch Penguin and Kinder Egg Avengers Toys

Kinder Eggs have been around since 1974, but because of an archaic law Congress passed in 1938 regarding inedible substances inside edible substances, Americans have largely missed out on Kinder Egg Toys and their joys. I didn’t learn about Kinder Eggs until a trip to Vienna in 1991, where I instantly fell in love with and acquired dozens of them. Once I knew what I was looking for, there were places in the U.S. they could be found, but these places were selling them illegally and intermittently. Now, with Kinder Joy, American children can experience the joy of the toys. However, the chocolate part and the experience of cracking the egg open are missing.

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Tiny Avengers Giveaway at Ogden UnCon 2019

If you love the Avengers, you love miniatures, and you love free stuff, then you’re in luck. The Penguinate table (Space 227) at Ogden UnCon is giving away Avengers miniatures from the Kinder collection. These toys are found in Kinder Eggs in Russia and Kinder Joy in the U.S. All you have to do is be the first person to come to our table and say, “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity.”

These figures will be in their original plastic shells, so you won’t know which one is inside. Kinder figures include, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Groot, and Thor. We only have one of these to give away on each day of Ogden UnCon, so you gotta be quick!

This offer is not valid for children under the age of 3. One Avenger given away per person per day. Come find our table at space 227, say the right phrase, and win! While you’re there ask about our Russian Lobby Cards (mini-movie posters) for your favorite movie of the last two years and check out our cosplaying penguins!