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 [...]
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, [...]
The Mattel Toys Dealer Catalog from 1984! Loaded with Hot Wheels vehicles and play sets, Marvel’s first 3 and 3/4ths line – Secret Wars, and 14 pages of He-Man, Masters of the Universe. “Strength and Excellence” was the slogan for Mattel in 1984 and they pushed some great toy lines that year. Check out that [...]
The Mattel Toys Dealer Catalog from 1983 featured a slew of Barbie dolls, accessories and playsets. Mattel “Delivers” with Garfield, Smurfs, and Hot Wheels. One thing is for sure Mattel unleashed the power of grayskull this year with some amazing Masters of the Universe figures and playsets.
“Success for all Seasons” claims the Mattel Toys Dealer Catalog of 1982. This was the pivotal year Mattel released the first series of He-Man, Masters of the Universe and the rest is history. The catalog also contains the Clash of the Titans line, a lot of Hot Wheels play sets and cars, plus a very [...]
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.