Check out the Target Exclusive Christmas themed S.L.U.G. Zombie set from the toy makers at Jakks Pacific. These figures are very reminiscent of the ol’ 80s hit – M.U.S.C.L.E men. The sculpts are super intricate and the zombies are molded with a green rubbery plastic. Meet the holiday creeps: Johnny Hammer-Stick Santa Claws Nutty Nate […]
Direct from Canada. The 1986 Sears Christmas Catalog shows off a great year in toys. Debuts from Tonka’s Steel Monsters, Centurions, MASK, Inhumanoids, Thundercats, and the beginning of the enormously successful WWF Wrestling Superstars. Some nice later series from Transformers, Masters of the Universe, and G.I. Joe with a great pick of the G.I. Joe […]
Gotta kick off the new year right with this seminal Frank Miller cover of the classic “Death of Electra” Daredevil issue. Take my word for it, the book is definitely better than the movie. Daredevil #181 published April 1982. Original cover art by Frank Miller, written by Frank Miller Figures used: Daredevil Spider-Man Classics Series […]
1984! You had to be there! It was wonderful, awesome, radical, and bitchin’ all wrapped up into one! If you were just a little too young or way too young to remember 1984, Orangeslime has your back. Prepare for a time trip, thanks to the Kenner 1984 Toy Catalog. This magazine is quite frankly the […]
The 1985 Montgomery Ward Christmas catalog, a great year for action figure lines and plush. Featuring, rainbow brite, care bear, gobots, tomy robot, wuzzles, transformers, gijoe, master of the universe, M.A.S.K., sectaurs, wheeled warriors, super powers, secret wars.
It’s your Kenner Ewok Village Playset come to life in the Star Wars Ewok Holiday Special. A nod to the original Star Wars Holiday Special and the classic Christmas Rankin/Bass stop-motion features. Who needs a Christmas tree when you have an ewok village diorama. A stop motion holiday celebration with action figures.
In 1993 “Galoob” was a powerhouse in the toy market. This catalog shows off they’re most poplar toy lines Micro Machines, ZBOTS, Bad Eggz Bunch, and Trash bag Bunch.
The Barnyard Commandos was Playmates 1989 attempt at capitalizing on the concept of farm animals who consumed radioactive materials left over from an abandoned military experiment, mutating them into hyper-intelligent, anthropomorphic paramilitary troops. I’m sure the inventors at Playmates were heavily influenced by George Orwell’s known novella Animal Farm. It’s interesting to known that the […]
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 […]
In 1987 Mattel released their Mad Scientist toy line, allowing kids to create their own monsters. Although a hit with a lot of young Scientists, the messy molding compound probably made a few parents Mad. The toy-line released a six figure series called Mad Scientist Monster Kit. It was a carded package, which included a […]