The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai movie was released in 1984. This ad is from Marvel Comics, which published the comic adaptation the same year, drawn by Mark Texeira.
This is the movie trailer, with the music and images of the end titles:
Pitfall! was one of the most successful Atari video games of all time (only Pac-Mac sold more copies). This is the ad of its sequel, Pitfall II: Lost Caverns, released in 1984. Both games were developed by David Crane and starred by the jungle explorer Pitfall Harry. This game became very popular too.
The original game TV commercial featured a very young Jack Black:
In 1984 TSR Inc. released the first role playing game based upon the Marvel Comics characters. The game was designed by Jeff Grubb and contained a 16 page Battle Book illustrated by Al Milgrom and a 52 page Campaign Book illustrated by Sal Buscema. It also featured the Day of the Octopus adventure, eight character cards and twenty-five playing pieces.
The game was so successful that during a decade TSR published several supplements with new adventures.
Montezuma’s revenge is the name given in the USA to a kind of diarrhea contracted by the Americans when visited Mexico. That name inspired this game set in the temple of the Aztec emperor Montezuma. The main character, Panama Joe, is there looking for a hidden treasure. The player has to guide him through the mazes inside the temple.