Masters of the Universe Toy Line

Announcement / Release
around 1981
Birth Place
United States of America


Created by Mattel in 1981, the 'Masters of the Universe' toyline was first released as 5 1/2 inch action figures in 1982. Brief descriptions of the characters would appear on the toy line's unique packaging and box art; however, the lore of Masters of the Universe would really first be explored through mini-comics that accompanied the toys through the duration line. The two main characters, He-man and his arch-enemy Skeletor were the first released in action figure form, along with other core characters of the entire series; Man-At-Arms, Beast Man and Battle Cat.

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