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Tonka’s World of Entertainment 1986 Dealer Catalog

This 1986 Tonka catalog packs a wallop in 100 pages. GoBots, Rock Lords, Steel Monsters, and of course Trucks, headline the appropriately titled “World of Entertainment”. Let no one accuse this catalog of being soft, even when it takes a turn for the cuddly with the Pound Puppies, Pound Pur-r-ies, and Keypers. Tonka’s all about [...]

Mattel 1986 Dealer Catalog

In their 1986 Toy Catalog, Mattel claims that they are “setting the pace”. We at Orangeslime must agree. There’s really something for every kid in this catalog. The Masters of the Universe are squarely in their prime. The Snake Mountain, Castle Grayskull, and Eternia playset layouts are fantastic! Barbie Rocks out. The Popples, Rainbow Bright, [...]

Kenner 1986 Hot Stuff Toy Catalog

Kenner’s 1986 Toy Catalog brings the Hot Stuff fresh from the Easy Bake oven. Chuck Norris Karate Kommandos, Centurions, Super Powers collection, and Mask bring the sizzle throughout. The Fluppy Dogs, Care Bears, and Play Doh add just the right touch of seasoning. 26 years later this mag is still smokin’ hot!

I heard it through the grapevine!

In the summer of 1987 my Dad took a job in another town and only came home on the weekends. On one trip home Dad brought me a little figure of a singing raisin that he’d bought at Hardee’s. Thus began my love affair with the California Raisins. Hardee’s issued 4 characters in their first [...]

Rock Lords Collection

Rock Lords was a spin-off toyline to the GoBots from Tonka in 1986 after the movie GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords. They were transforming rocks that came with weapons such as axes, guns and swords. There were vehicles for the Rock Lords to drive in battle. The Rock Lords were imported from Bandai’s Machine [...]

Sears Wishbook 1986

The Sears Wishbook 1986 featuring figures like, Teddy Ruxpin, Pound Puppies, Petster, Popples, My Pet Monster, Alley Kats, Tonka’s Steel Monsters, Robotix, Rambo, G.I. Joe, Super Powers, Defenders of the Earth, Robotech, Wresting Superstars, Rocklords, M.U.S.C.L.E.S, Transformers, Centurions, Inhumanoids, Thundercats, M.A.S.K, Masters of the Universe, Chuck Norris.