Airgam was a Spanish toy company which made a popular range of articulated figures sold throughout parts of Europe in the 1970s and 1980s. These figures were called Airgam Boys and included the lines Miss Airgam, Airgamlandia and Airgam Comics. The figures were similar in style to the famous Playmobil and Play-Big / Busy Bodies toys of the same era, and they came with a number of accesories including vehicles and play sets.
TVTA is pleased to present a selection of Spanish catalogue pages featuring Airgam figures from 1977 to 1980, plus images from the Airgam Comics line showing the Super Fantastics and Super Diabolics superhero figures from the mid-80s – courtesy of the excellent site Weirdotoys.com
Airgam Boys and Miss Airgam
Nurse: “Bend over. This might hurt a bit.”
Patient: “But I’m only supposed to be having my tonsils out.”
So many different figures to choose from…
It’s impressive how many themes Airgam explored. Just some of the figures the company made were: cowboys and indians; aliens; astronauts; military; circus; Dracula, Frankenstein and Satan (no kidding!) from the ‘Terror’ line; Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and other Disney characters from the ‘Zooland’ line; World Cup 82 football teams; emergency services; pirates; musketeers; vikings; Romans; Robin Hood; Zorro, and many, many more.
Get behind me Satan!
Airgam Comics: Super Fantastics and Super Diabolics
There is no mistaking the similarity of some of the Airgam Comics figures to well-known superhero characters from Marvel and DC comics. How Airgam managed to avoid any lawsuits in the production of these wild, wacky and wonderful figures is probably a superhero feat in itself. Spider-Man, anyone? Captain America? Batman?
Pictures courtesy of Weirdotoys.com Check out the link for more excellent photos of these cool figures!
Action jeeps and helicopters.
Mini Airgam figures, doll house play sets and accessories for small hands.
I’m trying to get hold of a few Airgam figures to add to my collection. if I do i’ll be sure to add them to this post. Until then, thanks for looking 🙂
Images scanned from Spanish Airgam catalogues 1977 – 1980 by TVTA.
Special thanks to Weirdotoys.com for additional images.
Airgamboys.Wordpress.com for additional information.