Don’t Forget Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy!

Some of the most popular sets of cereals around Halloween are General Mills Monster Cereals – Count Chocula, Franken Berry, and Boo-Berry.

People forget that there used to be two other Monster Cereals – Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy.
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A few days ago, Vic Sage posted You’ll Look Killer In These Monster Cereal Shirts! These t-shirts are great, but I wondered why Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy didn’t get t-shirts.

Over on Twitter, Dean Compton had the same thoughts. Dean told Vic and I that this year, Funko released some really cool Monster Cereals Dorbz.

At the New York Comic Con: Toy Tokyo, they released two exclusives:
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This cool three pack of Count Chocula, Franken Berry, and Boo-Berry.

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And this really great Count Chocula Ridez.

That car is too cool! I really like how you can see the engine and I also like the bat on the front of the car.

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At the end of September, Funko also released Dorbz of Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy!

These awesome figures can keep you company while you’re waiting for General Mills to re-release Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy again like they did in 2013.

A special thanks to my good friend Dean for telling me about these awesome Dorbz.

Dean is the world’s biggest fan of Marvel Comics’ the Punisher, and he runs an amazing blog about 90s comics called The Unspoken Decade, and co-hosts the radio talk show
Her Dork World, His Dork World. I made a cameo once on Her Dork World, His Dork World, and amazingly, it is still on the air!

Please stop by my pop culture food blog – Between the Pages to see lots of cool Halloween Treats.

Atari Activities On Select General Mills Cereal!

I was treated to a nice surprise yesterday as my Wife came home from work. She had stopped by out local Target store and picked up a box of Cheerios. A smile crossed my face as I saw the Atari Activities blurb on the front of the Cheerios box!

The Activities on the back of this particular Cheerios box is a connect the dots “puzzle” featuring the icons of Centipede. The side bar says there are five activities all together and they can be found on Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms, Cocoa Puffs, Honey Nut Cheerios and of course Cheerios. There are also a few tasty tidbits of trivia on the back of the boxes. My Wife said that only the Cheerios had the Atari Activities on her visit…might explain why she didn’t grab me a box of Lucky Charms.

I’m not sure this is a Target exclusive as there is nothing on the box that declares this…but you might want to check your own neighborhood stores and let us know what you find!