Posts Tagged: Monogram

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The Young Astronaut Program begun by the Reagan Administration licensed many products, like these Monogram kits. Buying them you could win a trip to Orlando and see a Space Shuttle launch.

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Advertisement of the Monogram model kits of the Universal Monsters. They included extra heads and hands that glowed in the dark.

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The Gobots were transformable toys that appeared in Japan under the name of Machine Robo in 1983 after the success of Hasbro’s Transformers. In 1984 the Gobots began to be sold in the USA.

This is the TV commercial of the same year:

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The Masters of the Universe franchise was very popular during the eighties. There is a legend that says that the toyline was initially thought to be action figures of Conan the Barbarian. After the release of the Conan live action movie, Mattel thought that was very violent for kids and readapted the toys with new names. The Masters of the Universe creators deny this story.

This is the advertisement of two of the good guys vehicles, Talon Fighter and Attak Trak, each one made in plastic of two colors.