Explore the pages of the rare 1988 Coleco Toy Fair Catalog with our high-definition scans. Sadly, Coleco closed its doors in 1989. So, this was one of the final catalogs that they ever handed out to dealers, vendors, and other trade professionals. Even though this was one of Coleco’s final Toy Fair Catalogs, it still had treasures to find. For instance, it featured the exciting Starcom line of action figures and vehicles.
Coleco once again featured the Starcom toy line, which they introduced in 1987, within the pages of the 1988 Toy Fair Catalog. In the 21st century, the heroic men of Starcom fought for freedom against the evil Shadow Force. 54This action-packed range of space-age toys combined the wonders of today’s technology with the futuristic designs of tomorrow. Each vehicle featured Power Deploy action, Motorized and Spring-Action operations that moved by themselves at the touch of a button. Meanwhile, the action figures featured Magna Lock using the power of magnets that allowed them to defy gravity.
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On page 51, Coleco promoted 1332, the Battlecrane, Starcom’s Combat Cargo Lifter. The Power Deploy could change this cargo module to a combat lifter at the touch of a button. This module can carry a Cargo Pod, any Pod-size vehicle, or an Action Pod on the Magna Lock Magnetic Lifter. It was also equipped with Extendable Legs and an Automatic Cargo Release.
Then, they presented 1333, the Shadow Parasite, an Attack Fighter. At the touch of a button, the motorized Power Deploy changed this wing rider into an attack fighter with a Spring-Action Canopy. It could carry any Pod-size vehicle, Action Pod, or a Cargo Pod on the Manga Lock Magnetic Lifter, which could also lock the plane into the wings of the Shadowbat Battle Cruiser.
Finally, the page featured 1331, the F-1400 Starwolf, a flexwing Astro Fighter. When players touched the motorized Power Deploy button, this cargo module turned into a battle machine. It also had a Spring-Action Canopy and Landing Skids. Plus, it could carry all Pod-size vehicles, an Action Pod, or a Cargo Pod on its Magna Lock Magnetic Lifter.
We are glad to present these exciting exclusive scans to the 1988 Coleco Toy Fair Catalog. Continue to see even more exciting promotional images that Coleco provided to retailers and representatives.
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