What to do on a lazy late-Sunday afternoon? Could satisfy your soccer needs with Tomy Super Cup Football or Subbuteo; get into shape with Music Tone; finish your homework with the Masters of the Universe calculator pen; try and win that Raleigh Burner BMX; or just go and meet the mighty MR T. Decisions, decisions…
Manta Force was a toy line based on the theme of futuristic space battle. In the UK the line was produced by Bluebird PLC from 1987. The British comic Eagle ran a regular storyline based on the MANTA characters and settings. Manta is the acronym for Multiple-Air-Naval-Terrain-Assault Force.
This 1988 French advert by Habourdin International features the awesome gigantic Manta Force space ship that included 20 space soldiers and 10 vehicles.
Annuals are hardback anthologies published once a year, usually in time for the Christmas market. Annuals consist of multi comic stories, either new or republished, featuring characters normally seen in their weekly or monthly editions. Puzzle pages, features, profiles, facts and content not always seen in regular format may also feature in annuals.
Popular annuals of 1984. UK. Return Of The Jedi. 1984.
Advert for the 1985 Battle Action Force annual. UK. Eagle. 1984.
UK. 2000 AD. 44. 1977. Advert for the 1978 edition 2000 AD annual.