Big Kahuna

I can’t believe what I just found at my local Migros store: The Thanoscopter!

Mattel / Hot Wheels model toy found in 2023 (

Let me elaborate:

  • In the toy section of my local store I found…
  • this Mattel / Hot Wheels toy…
  • modelled after Thanos’ obscure helicopter…
  • based on a 1979 comic-strip…
  • last seen 2021 in a blink-and-you-miss-it easter egg in Marvels Disney+ show «Loki».
Avengers Infinity War (2018) poster and the Mad Titan flying his choppa in the 1979 comic-strip (Marvel, Disney,

I’m amazed and happy at the same time how somehow this product found its way onto that shelf. And I’m even more surprised that I payed almost 13 francs for it.

Easter egg in Loki season 1 episode 5 (Marvel / Disney+)