Sunday, November 5, 2017

By the Power of Castle Grayskull ! or... "To Eternia and beyond !" - MOTU's finest

He-Man and Teela, Mattel, Taiwan, 1981
Which ones did you have when you were a kid ? The Masters Of The Universe franchise was huge in the 80ies, and in a way Mattel's response to Kenner with their own action figure hit.

In fact, just like GI Joe, it was the toy-world that started it all, and not the other way around. The original He-Man prototype was a Big Jim figurine with clay around it to increase muscle mass.

From there, the cartoons were born... and the comics, cereals, movies, lunchboxes,  ...

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