Evel Knievel toys

Based on American daredevil stuntman Robert Craig “Evel” Knievel, the Evel Knievel toyline was released by the Ideal toy company and became one of the most popular toys sold throughout the 1970s. The line featured an Evel Knievel poseable figure with outfits, accessories, play-sets and a wide range of impressive stunt bikes and vehicles.

US. Kull 19. 1976.

US. Ride into adventure. Kull 19. 1976.

US. The exciting adventures of Evel Knievel. Weird Mystery Tales. 1974.

US. The exciting adventures of Evel Knievel. Weird Mystery Tales. 1974.

US. The continuing adventures of Evel Knievel. Justice League of America. 1975.

US. The continuing adventures of Evel Knievel. Justice League of America. 1975.

US. The further adventures of Evel Knievel. Superman. 1976.

US. The further adventures of Evel Knievel. Superman. 1976.

US. Evel Knievel Miniatures. The Witching Hour. 1977.

US. Evel Knievel Miniatures. The Witching Hour. 1977.

France. Trampline catalogue. 1980.


Viva Knievel! 1977 film. Japanese Chirashi


 

Super Bionic Robot Stunts!

It’s a fantastic plastic bionic daredevil stunt riding robotic fantasy lazer taggin’ bonanza of retro fun at TVTA this week as we share some vintage ads fresh from the scanning room.


US. Weird War Tales, 1974.

US. Weird War Tales, 1974.


US. Kull. 1976.

US. Kull. 1976.


US. Kull 19. 1976.

US. Kull. 1976.


Castors 14. 1979.

France. Castors. 1979.


US. Alpha Flight. 1985.

US. Alpha Flight. 1985.


US. Codename Spitfire. 1987.

US. Codename Spitfire. 1987.


US. Alpha Flight. 1987.

US. Alpha Flight. 1987.


 

1980 Trampline toy catalogue

This 1980 French catalogue features some well-known toys that were sold around the world during the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s. Click on the images for expanded view.

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