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Custom Mad Scientist Figures

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 [...]

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. [...]

Mattel 1987 Dealer Catalog

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 [...]

Mad Scientist – ALIEN BLOOD

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 [...]

Mad Scientist Monster Kits

Awhile back I contacted the Godbeast one of the best custom action figure guys on the web today. I always loved Mattel 80′s toy line Mad Scientist, as a kid I had a bunch of the monster kits one was called living ice, the other was monster flesh. there was six monster’s total that you [...]