1988 Hasbro Toy Fair Catalog – Page 108 – G.I. Joe

We invite you to explore the pages of the 1988 Hasbro Toy Fair Catalog, which featured Hasbro’s greatest hits from the 1980s. For instance, readers had the chance to examine the latest Pretenders from the Transformers line. G.I. Joe also continued in this catalog. Beyond those two lines, Hasbro featured several new and interesting toy lines, like the Visionaries.

Hasbro continued to feature their hit G.I. Joe toys on page 108 of the 1988 Toy Fair Catalog. While this toy line almost disappeared for good after the Vietnam War, it returned with a vengeance in the 1980s. Thanks to a collaboration with Marvel, Hasbro reinvented the G.I. Joes, giving them a new lease on life. Rather than just representing the armed forces, the Joes now were an elite team that fought against the vile forces of Cobra.

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On this page, Hasbro promoted number 6026, the Cobra Mamba. The Mamba was a supersonic, twin-rotor attack helicopter with a dual surprise: detachable flight pods for double the destructive power. It featured hand-activated, counter-rotating rotors, a bomb dropping mechanism that dropped bombs and missiles, a removable engine cover, and working canopies. Furthermore, it included the Cobra pilot, GYRO-VIPER.

Next, there was number 6029, the Cobra Maggot, which was three vehicles in one. The Maggot was Cobra’s finest battlefield obliterator. It featured a long-range gun emplacement, mobile command vehicle, revolving gun turret, positionable armaments, and removable engine cover. Moreover, this vehicle included the Cobra driver, W.O.R.M.S.

We are glad to present these exciting exclusive scans to the 1988 Toy Fair Catalog from Hasbro. Continue to see even more exciting promotional images that Hasbro provided to retailers and representatives.

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