This is a black market toy designed to capitalize on the popularity of Sheb Wooley’s 1958 hit Purple People Eater in the late 1950s. As you can see, it does indeed have one eye, one horn and wings for flying. It’s made of styrofoam, plastic and very furry pipe cleaners.
Oh, and, howdy! I’m David Wahl. I work for Archie McPhee which puts me in constant contact with kitsch both old and new. I have been reading for a while, so I feel like I know everyone. Big fan of all the posts!