Hasbro’s 1987 Toy Catalog is really a perfect glimpse into the 1980′s toy scene. This entire mag is chock full of great toys for all ages. The variety, photography, and great set pieces instantly make this book one of the brightest stars in the Orangeslime toy catalog universe. Jem and the Holograms take on the [...]
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 [...]
Kenner has plenty of ooze and adrenaline in their 1987 toy catalog! Centurions, Chuck Norris Karate Kommandos, The Real Ghostbusters, Mask, Sky Commanders and Silverhawks are all ready for some action! Grab a bag of Stay Puft Marshmallows and cozy up to this slimy good toy mag!
The 1987 Coleco Toy Catalog is short but sweet. Cabbage Patch Kids, ALF, Rambo and StarCom are all ready to play. There are tons of Power Cycles (check out The Real Ghostbusters one). And for the big kids there are some sweet pool and air hockey tables.
The 1987 Tonka Dealer Catalog brings back the best from ’86 and adds to it. The Pound Puppies introduce us to Cooler, Howler, Whopper, and Nose Marie from the Saturday morning Cartoon. Rock Lords return with some prehistoric additions. Steel Monsters and Spiral Zone are ready for some serious marauding. The Super Naturals pit good [...]
Mattel really delivers with this 1987 catalog. The whimsical cover is something you’d expect from a catalog from a decade or two earlier. However, as soon as you open up, you’re blasted with pinpoint laser accuracy and served notice that this toy mag is all about the future! Barbie, Guts, She-Ra, He-Man, M.U.S.C.L.E, and Hot [...]
Ideal’s 1987 catalog hearkens back to a simpler time. Whistling Mr. Machine, Laser Erector, Magic 8 ball, and the Kerplunk photos are great! The Action Games, Dunk-It!, and Snap Bowling, keep you active. Learn chemistry at home with Chemcraft. Or spin some bowls with Pottery Craft. There’s a cool Transformers version of Battlin Robots, where [...]
Mad Scientist Alien Blood was a series released by Mattel in 1987. There were three Aliens that would ooze a glow-in-the-dark green slime out of the characters orifice. These retro figures, which you can see below mint on their original cards are Sammy Sneeze, Billy Belcher, and Oscar-I-Rot. Oddly enough as seen in the Mattel’s [...]
Another Great Toy Commercial from the 1980′s it’s Food Fighters by Mattel.