Among the M&M’s mechandising for the Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics (that included glass candy jars, ice cream dishes, pins, t-shirts…), this set of 44 trading cards stands out.
In 1985 a Broadway musical starred by Captain America was written by Mel Mandel and Norman Sachs. With a budget up to $4 million, the hero was not going to fight WWII nazis or Cold War communists, but his mid-life crisis. This ad appeared in the Marvel comic books that year looking for girls who would sing and dance with the Cap himself. The show was never premiered.
In 1981 a radio serial of the Star Wars: A New Hope movie was broadcast by the National Public Radio. It was a 13-part serial that expanded the original story, as it was almost six hours long. It was followed by the adaptations of The Empire Strikes Back in 1983 and The Return of the Jedi in 1996. Some actors of the original trilogy such as Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C3P0) or Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) played their roles in the radio dramatization.
Advertisement of the free version of Attack of the Mutants, board game released by Yaquinto in 1981. At the Central State Tech the professor Applewhite, his robots, his daughter and his son-in-law, among others, have to fight against people mutated by the Big Melt-Down, a nuclear accident occurred in 1993.