Friday, August 11, 2006

Pitchman-A-Go-Go #3

ASTROFORCE!!!! Space Soldiers of the Future! Space Soldiers that are so damn tough, they don't need a spacecraft to repel the hideous Martian Horde.

OK, the ad doesn't say that, but that's what I thought when I saw it. The Martians don't have a spaceship, they just came zooming at us on their jetpacks.

With your order, you got
  • 80 figures (in four colors)
  • 16 Radi-activator guns
  • 16 Disintigrator ray pistols
  • 16 astro helmets
  • 16 Oxi-radar flight packs with cosmic propulsion belts
  • 16 Galactic receivers and senders
  • 4 Interplanetary communicators
I'm trying to decide if the best part is the fella that is 'actual size' or the fact that West Virginia, Mobile Alabama, the panhandles of Oklahoma & Texas, and Brownsville Texas are getting nuked. That'll cripple the U.S for sure!!

All this for $1.98 (or 2 sets for $3.49 "MOM I save 47 cents if I order 2") way back in 1970.


The One and Only said...

Only 16 helmets for 80 guys? Somebody's suckin vacuum...

Dwayne "the canoe guy" said...

You have your choice of either a weapon or a gun or a radio.

Brandon said...

I was born 10 years to late...