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Inflatable Six Foot Giant Godzilla

Imperial Toys Corporation of Los Angeles, in 1985 released one of the most iconic toys of the 80’s the Six Foot Inflatable Giant Godzilla. little did they know their blow-up “King of the Monsters” would be featured in movies, and be manufactured for over the next ten years. At the time Imperial Toys dominated with […]

Crushing it! With Mattel’s “KRUSHER”

In 1979 Mattel released one Bad Ass Toy named “KRUSHER” or “THE KRUSHER” but most 80’s kids knew him by simply the Green monster. He was known for his extraordinary crushing ability to be crushed down like an aluminum can. It’s no doubt that the KRUSHER could or would Crush anybody or anything that should […]

Kenner 1989 “Kenner has the Hits” Dealer Toy Catalog

Kenner’s 1989 Toy Catalog really does have the hits! The Real Ghostbusters are back, with some new creeps and some familiar old ghouls. Robocop and Police Academy uphold the law. Bone Age, Mega Force, Blast Jets and Building Blasters keep the hits rolling. Starting Lineup closes this game out with an all-star roster for the […]

Raiders of the Lost Ark – Indiana Jones Non-jacket Version

One weekend, on a routine hunt for rare action figures at the Frank & Sons Collectible Show I came across an Indiana Jones figure that bewildered me. Good ole’ Indy with his trusty Fedora and no jacket? I was certain he was from the Raiders of the Lost Ark line released by Kenner in 1982 […]

Back to the Future II Action Hoverport and Hovercars

Great Scott! Back from the Future (actually 1989) comes the micro Texaco hoverport and Doc Brown’s DeLorean with police hovercar. No these are not from the popular Micro Machines collection by Galoob, instead they’re from Racing Champions Inc. with the promotional concept by Action Products Inc. Toys based on the Back to the Future trilogy […]

The Saga of Crystar by Remco

Here is a rare 1982 commercial of the Saga of Crystar made by Remco and based on the Marvel comic book series. Crystal good guys vs evil Lava/Magma guys that landed on toy shelves around the same time as the popular 1st series of Dungeons and Dragons by LJN.

Designer Con 2014

This past weekend’s Designer Con was impressive.. Most Impressive! For those of you that haven’t heard Designer Con is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer goods with urban, underground and pop art! That’s straight from the website – Designercon For me Designer Con was a breath of fresh […]

Mattel 1989 Dealer Catalog

Mattel celebrates their leading lady’s 30th birthday in the 1989 toy catalog. Hard to believe there could be more Barbie than the ’88 mag, but all you superfans get your wish here. The Boglins, Food Fighters, Men of Medal and Hot Wheels shore up the guys zone. He-Man returns from his 1988 hiatus, having dropped […]

Mattel 1988 Dealer Catalog

Ladies this one’s for you! Barbie, Barbie, and More Barbie! Hot Looks, Popples and Skipper also make sure theirs a lot of girl power in the Mattel 1988 Toy Catalog. Boglins, Hot Wheels and Mad Scientist have some cool double paged layouts to check out. Captain Power has some cool sets in here as well. […]

Coleco 1988 Toy Catalog

Coleco’s 1988 Toy Catalog is short but sweet. Much of the this catalog is devoted to quaint toys like Sylvania Family, Princess Magic Touch, and the Cabbage Patch Kids. Aurora AFX, Mash ‘Ems, Alf, and Starcom provide the necessary balance of Awesome! Open publication – Free publishing – More 1988

Coleco 1988 Games & Preschool Catalog

Truth be told, the Coleco 1988 Games & Preschool Catalog is one of the weaker catalogs on OrangeSlime. But, in the sense of fairness, we’re posting it on here to give you a glimpse into the board game days of 1988. Take a trip down memory lane with Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. Mr. Mouth and […]