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Top Ten Action Figure Toylines

Top Ten Action Figure Toylines

Action figures are probably the main toy genre of the 80s. So many big franchises started out during that time, many of which are still going strong. For the purpose of this list I’m taking into account vehicles too. So if a toyline has cool…

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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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This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

I recently got this Zoids leaflet off eBay. It’s French but the pictures are in English ;-). I love ephemera things like this. Small leaflets that are meant to be thrown away but which contain beautiful imagery of all the products in the range. There…

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This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

When I got this Matchbox catalogue off eBay, I just kept turning the pages and my “wow”s just kept getting louder. So many awesome products in this one little catalogue. And it only cost 5p back in the day! Feast your eyes on what is…

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G.I. Joe v Action Force

G.I. Joe v Action Force

This is my first blog post as a part of the League of Extraordinary Bloggers. Check out the original post for this week. The theme this week is ‘Yo Joe!’. I’ve had a strange history with G.I. Joe to be honest. I know it’s massive…

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