MANTA Blueprints

Over the years, we’ve not covered one of the most integral elements of the 1980s Joe toys: blueprints. These little extras, printed on the reverse side of vehicle/playset instructions were yet another tool in Hasbro’s world-building arsenal. If a kid were so inclined they could pore over the more technical aspects of their new plaything. Another brilliant low-cost marketing feature

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Imitation VAMP

By Past Nastification When the grocery store is three blocks out of the way, and all you really need is milk, Family Dollar is there.  It doesn’t have to be milk.  Maybe it’s shoelaces.  Or batteries.  Whatever sundry items you need, Family Dollar probably has them.  And this time of year, they also carry various GI Joe knock-off items as

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