View-Master reels – Star Trek, 1982



Presenting: packaging and reel images for the 1982 View-Master Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. View Master. 1982.


Reel images. Click to enlarge.



Thanks for looking 🙂 More View-Master goodies can be seen here 

1980s sci-fi and streetwear ads

A TVTA Fashion Exclusive !!!

Today’s selection of ads feature a virtual boutique of 1980s sci-fi apparel and streetwear. T-shirts, hats, hoodies, shoes… they’re all here, as advertised in a world where eBay and online shopping didn’t exist and Amazon was just a rainforest and a river.


Anti-Martian Mocassins

Kick the living crap out of space invaders and Martian types with these stylish mocassins from the Buggy company!


Kick the living crap out of space invaders and aliens with these stylish moccasins from Buggy! France. Pif Gadget N° 652. 1981.

France. Pif Gadget N° 652. 1981.


The Doctor Who Merchandise Collection

I heart Tom? I double heart Doctor Who? Look incredibly cool in these T-shirts and hooded tops!


And more Doctor Who merchandise. How can you not fail to look cool in these tee shirts? USA. Starlog N° 93. April 1985.

US. Starlog N° 93. April 1985.


Get your thinking cap on!

Sci-fi logos galore (mostly Star Wars) on these cool caps and hats from the Thinking Cap Company.


Get your thinking cap on! Sci-fi logos galore (mostly Star Wars) on these great caps and hats from the Thinking cap Company. USA. Starlog N° 65. December 1982.

US. Starlog N° 65. December 1982.


Gang wear

Wanna be in the gang and hang with the cool kids like Tina, Fanny, Jonathan, Philip der Professor and Herr MĂĽller?

Then get yourself some Elefanten shoes!


Elefanten shoes. Germany. YPS N° 312. 1981.

Germany. YPS N° 312. 1981.


Other gang wear

Don’t like the Elefanten kids much?

Okay, how about the Punky Funky Rocky kids and their Adidas style?


 

Don't want to join the Elefanten kids much? Okay, how about the Punly Funky Rocky kids and their Adidas style? France. Pif Gadget N° 738. 1983.

France. Pif Gadget N° 738. 1983.


The Levi’s Youthwear summer clothes competition

Design an outfit… win an outfit!

Simply design a superhero on this advert and send it off (don’t forget to be in 1984).


How about Levi's summer clothes? Simply design a superhero on this advert and send it off. UK advert, 1984.

UK, 1984.

TVTA’s effort ….

… and here is TVTA’s entry!

Yes! We’re going to be sending one of our office juniors away in TVTA’s time machine (a reconditioned Teasmaid and pinball machine), back to 1984 to post our (hopefully – fingers crossed) winning entry!!!

... and here is TVTA's entry! Yes! We're going to be sending our office junior away in TVTA's time machine (a reconditioned Teasmaid and pinball machine), back to 1984 to post our (hopefully - fingers crossed) winning entry!!!

Fearless Firestorm. Disclaimer: no vintage ads were harmed in this production.


And finally … great big flipping shiny space shuttle mission jackets!

Oh boy! How about an official, authorized Space Shuttle Mission Jacket from 1982? They made Burt Reynolds look macho, there are probably free pieces of moon rock inside the pockets, lapels that double as extending flight wings, President of the USA presented, glows in the dark and cooks eggs !! What more can you ask from a space jacket? 


And finally, how about a Space Shuttle Mission Jacket from 1982? USA. Starlog N° 56. 1982.

US. Starlog N° 56.


 

Latest ads: Star Trek, Dredd, Hex and V

Recently I picked up some 1980s French issues of Judge Dredd comic published by Aredit. As with the UK versions published by Eagle comics, most of the adverts featured inside are for other comic book publications. Here are four cool ads I found.

France. Judge Dredd 18. 1985. Legendary gunslinger Jonah Hex travels to the future in his latest adventure. Cover by Mark Texeira and Klaus Janson.

France. Judge Dredd 18. 1985. Legendary gunslinger Jonah Hex travels to the future in his latest adventure. Cover by Mark Texeira and Klaus Janson.

 

France. Judge Dredd 13. 1985. V... They're here...

France. Judge Dredd 13. 1985. V… They’re coming…

 

France. Judge Dredd 8. 1984. Star Trek II The search for Spock.

France. Judge Dredd 8. 1984. Star Trek II The search for Spock.

 

France. Judge Dredd 4. 1983. Brian Bolland back cover art for Judge Dredd.

France. Judge Dredd 4. 1983. Brian Bolland back cover art for Judge Dredd.

 

Star Trek toys, film and merchandise ads

Star Trek was created by Gene Roddenberry and made its TV series debut in 1966. The Star Trek franchise includes a number of films, spin-off TV series, novels, an animated series, toys, games, comics, video games, and other merchandise sold worldwide.

TVTA is pleased to present a selection of Star Trek print advertising as found in comics, books and magazines.

Mego catalogue 1976 US. Star Trek Assortments.

Star Trek West End Games. US. 1985.

UK. 1989.

Star Trek The Motion Picture. 1979.

Star Trek the Motion Picture. 1979.

Star Trek Greetings Cards. US. 1980.

US. Kull. 1976.

US. 1976.

US. Kull. 1976.

Star Trek Enterprise Dinky. US. 1976.

UK. Eagle. 1982.

Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan. UK. 1982.

France. Judge Dredd 8. 1984. Star Trek II The search for Spock.

France. 1984. Star Trek III The search for Spock.

France. 1980.

USA. Starlog 71. 1983.

Star Trek II Video Game Watch. USA. 1983.

USA. Starlog 99. 1985.

USA. Starlog 99. 1985.

USA. Starlog 93. 1985.

USA. 1985.

Star Trek annual N°2. 1986. US.

USA. Starlog 93. 1985.

Star Trek III Starship Combat Game. USA. 1985.

USA. Starlog 65. 1982.

USA. Starlog 65. 1982.

US. Creepy Mag. 1980.

US. Creepy Mag. 1980.

US. Groo. 1989.

Star Trek V The Final Frontier. US. 1989.

Star Trek Enterprise water gun. US. The Superhero Book of Goodies. 1977.

Matchbox / AMT Starship Enterprise model. 1979. France.

Star Trek 200th anniversary buckle. Starlog. 1983.


Thank you for boldly going with us 🙂 

More Star Trek info:

Startrek.com

Star Trek Wikipedia entry

Post updated with new images March 2019