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He-Man Figures

He-Man action figures were quite heavy as they were made of a rubbery plastic and some had a spring-loaded action. This action would enable He-Man or Skeletor to be able to throw a punch.

Accessories with the actual He-Man action figure would include a shield and sword for He-Man and a battle-axe (not his mother) for Skeletor. Other characters from the cartoon series were available, but no so popular.

He-Man also had another accessory which was a green and black tiger, which he could ride. Skeletor had Snake Mountain and He-Man and the rest of the Masters of the Universe had Castle Greyskull .

My parents wouldn't buy me this as they didn't approve of Skeletor and all the other ugly characters.

The He-Man toys were produced by Mattel and managed to earn the manufacturer a serious load of cash as it was released during the mass He-Man hype of the 80s. The original figures were released between 1982 and 1983 and included He-Man, Man-At-Arms, Skeletor, Beast Man, Zodax, Teela, Mer-Man and Stratos. When these proved insanely popular Mattel decided to release a whole new batch in 1983 including Faker I, Tri-Klops, Trap-Jaw, Evil-Lyn, Man-E-Faces and Ram-Man.

Mattel continued to make the He-Man figures until 1987 although there were a couple of European exclusives - Laser Power He-Man and Laser Light Skeletor available in 1988. Alongside the He-Man figures you could also buy figures from the spin-off series "She-Ra: Princess of Power".

Mattel released a new Masters of the Universe He-Man line in 2002 as well as a full commemorative series.


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He-Man Figures Last post by remember
21 December 2007

Do You Remember He-Man Figures?

Do You Remember He-Man Figures?

  • Anonymous user
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    I don't know what one earth possessed my mum, but she got these for me one Christmas inspite of never asking for them! I had He-man, Skeletor and Teela.
  • Anonymous user
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    My daughter loved these, she loved most boys toys, but she particularly liked Orco and the Dragon Walker that we got to got with the he-man and skeletor figures.
  • Anonymous user
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    It seems Action Jacks are now impossible to track down.My brother and I used to buy them from a little toy shop in Langley village.They were excellent little fellows with their equipment and little boxes,we had a few but all sadly gone....can't even find any on ebay !! Does anyone remember Super Striker ? It was the biggest Christmas present i ever got,with its rigid football pitch and little footballers with press down heads to kick the little footballs.Excellent.
  • thunercats_hooo
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    I have the power!!! why cant they make shows as good as this now? I remember I was a bit weird, because I always liked skeletor more than he-man! used to dress up like skeletor and scare the hell out of my sister. ahh te good old days. lol
  • Anonymous user
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    My brother loved He-Man. He would run through the house yelling "I have the Power" Mom wouldnt let him have a sword so he had an old fishing pole that he stick in his underwear mom would get mad at him all the time cuz when he go to pull it out and yell "I have the power" the fishing pole loops would rip his underwer......lmao Awww good times.
  • Anonymous user
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    just THE best toy in the history of the world...EVER !
  • Anonymous user
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    Who didnt love He Man he was the greatest. The one where you poke his chest and it flips to look like he got hit, or turn his upper body and if your close enough he punches you in the eye. great toy
  • Anonymous user
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    Even though I am a girl, I loved he-man and had al ot of the figures which were passed down to my little brother. my favourite was cringer/battle cat and like everyone here, I too had the power!
  • Anonymous user
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    I always liked the cat, Cringer/Battle Cat, and got the newer version. I wish I had also gotten the newer purple panther, too. I remember as a kid, they had a He-Man sword, and the boys would hold it in the air, and yell,'I Have The Power!!!'
  • Anonymous user
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    I loved this when it was first shown and I still love it now. I'm fortunate enough to have some of the episodes on DVD. And just for the record Castle Greyskull was where the Sorceress lived. Skeletor lived at Snake Mountain.