1983 Superman French Fries : Super Powers Collection


In 1983, Superman French Fries (Patates Frites) released a set of glow-in-the-dark trading cards in Canada. There was one sealed card found inside of specially marked packages of frozen Superman French Fries. The set is often mislabeled as "Canada Fancy," which is actually a food grade assigned by the Canadian government. All artwork is from the 1982 DC Comics Style Guide penciled by José Luis García-López and inked by Dick Giordano. Todd Klein assisted with logos and background inking.
1983 Superman French Fries - Super Powers Collection - Superman Card
The text on the the back of each card is in English and French to comply with the Canadian Consumer Packaging and Labeling Act.
1983 Superman French Fries - Super Powers Collection - Card Back
"For best effect, hold card to light for 30 seconds - then turn out light."

Superman French Fries came to Earth when the planet Tato exploded at the edge of the universe "sending a flurry of French fries hurtling towards Metropolis." The origin is told in a comic advertisement illustrated by Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson (Swanderson).
Superman French Fries were advertised on Canadian television in an animated short. The commercial features a singing French fry played by Cree Summers. In 1985, a Superman French Fries contest featured a chance to win one of 3,000 action figures from the Kenner Super Powers Collection. The promotion also offered a free Clark Kent figure available via mail-away redemption in Canada.

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