Tag Archives: Space 1999

Latest ads: Sci-Fi cereals and then there was Groo

Seven new ads (and one book cover) packed with scintillating sci-fi flavours, a twist of Spider-ery Cap ‘N Crunch breakfast cereal, and some sword and sorcery buffoonery of the highest degree from Groo the Wanderer.


US. Alpha Flight. 1987.


US. Ghostly Haunts. 1976.


France. Pif Gadget. 1980.



UK. Starburst. 1984.


UK. 2000 AD. 1987.


US. X-Factor. 1986.


US. X-Factor. 1987.


 

1983 Airfix catalogue France

This 1983 French market catalogue for the famous Airfix brand is full of eighties model-making goodness from Star Wars to Dukes of Hazzard to the Fall Guy to space themes, nature and racing cars. The following scans are a non-exhaustive look at just some of the pages from this great catalogue.

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983 cover

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983 cover

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983 back cover

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983 back cover

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Airfix catalogue French edition 1983

Non-toy ad Tuesday: Space 1999, The Muppets, Harmony Hair, Coke and Players N°6

Presenting: from 1978, movie artwork from the Space 1999 Destination Moonbase Alpha. A 1984 Cheerios cereal promotion to claim free The Muppets Take Manhattan storybook and records. Harmony shampoo-in hair colour from 1979. Coca-Cola ‘Coke adds life’ tea mash-up, 1979. And Players Number 6 cigarettes also from 1979.

 

UK. Starburst Vol 1. N° 8. 1978.

UK. Starburst Vol 1. N° 8. 1978.

 

USA. Marvel Power Pack. 1984.

USA. Marvel Power Pack. 1984.

 

UK. Movie Review. July 1979.

UK. Film Review. July 1979.

 

UK. Film Review. July 1979.

UK. Film Review. July 1979.

 

UK. Film Review. July 1979.

UK. Film Review. July 1979.