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Cool He-Man photo spread from an unknown UK magazine

Cool He-Man photo spread from an unknown UK magazine

I got this Masters of the Universe photo spread off eBay. Not sure what magazine it’s from but it’s definitely from the UK because of the currency. The He-Man figures were only £2.65 each! Judging from the figures on sale I think it must be…

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Awesome Action Transfers of He-Man and Star Wars

Awesome Action Transfers of He-Man and Star Wars

Who remembers Action Transfers? The interactive rub down experience where you could create your own vignettes of your favourite 80s franchise. “Make the action come alive!”. I personally used to love them. You could even create some custom characters, for example by transferring Skeletor’s body…

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He-Man spread

This is a double page Masters of the Universe spread from an unknown UK catalogue. The brochure is about A5 size so the double page spread is A4. Judging by the toys on sale it might be around 1983 or 1984.

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He-Man poster

Miscellaneous Masters of the Universe poster. About A1 size. Judging by the figures it’s very early, so probably 1981 or 1982.

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This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a good catalogue. Particularly a toy catalogue and especially a Christmas toy catalogue. I’ve got possibly the biggest online collection, and one of the biggest physical collections, of Argos catalogues. I just love them. I think old…

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Raising children in a retro collector’s home

Raising children in a retro collector’s home

I remember when my children were very young, I couldn’t wait to watch all my old retro cartoons with them that I loved as a kid. My son’s second word was ‘Skeletor’, would you believe, so obviously they were growing up in a retro collector’s…

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Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

If you haven’t heard yet, it’s the season of the reboot or the reawakening, with classic franchise Lethal Weapon likely to get a new sequel. Anything that was once popular is likely fodder for the 2020 remodelling or rebirthing. Movies, TV shows and video games…

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Top Ten Nostalgia Smells

Top Ten Nostalgia Smells

They say that music and smell can be the best triggers of nostalgia. I find that to be absolutely true. You can check out my Top Ten Nostalgia Songs that I previously listed, but today I wanted to go through the smells that trigger memories…

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Raleigh Vektar Restoration – Part 1 – The arrival

Raleigh Vektar Restoration – Part 1 – The arrival

As of the time of writing this, I have few retro holy grails left. I have acquired or re-acquired a lot of the retro things from my youth that I had or that I had always wanted. Sure, I still have a list of Most…

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My Immersive Stranger Things Secret Cinema Experience

My Immersive Stranger Things Secret Cinema Experience

It’s officially over now, so I can finally write about my experience at the Secret Cinema Stranger Things immersive experience that has been on in London these past few months. I went with my mate Ally Hogg, The Retro Hunter again, after we both had loved the Blade Runner one…

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