Action Man World

Celebrate Action Man & friends, including Hall of Fame G.I.JOE (1993 onwards). This is a friendly site for the MAM fans and was designed for desktop and laptop computers.
HomeHome  Mission ReportsMission Reports  FAQFAQ  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Share | 

 My vague memories of Action Man..

Go down 

Posts : 191
Join date : 2016-05-06
Location : Between here and saving another MAM! "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for MAMkind"

PostSubject: My vague memories of Action Man..   Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:18 pm

I have vague memories of seeing Action Man sets on sale in Woolworths and the Argos catalogue back in the mid 1990's into the 2000's, some younger members of my family also had Action Man figures, plus I saw a few of the TV adverts. I remember seeing the famous wall of orange packaging in Woolworths and liked what I saw, the colourful display gave off a vibe of "look at me and come and buy me" it wanted immediate attention from your eyes. I also remember inspecting some of the sets in my hands and wishing to buy some the following week. The way the contents were displayed in their window box packaging was very enticing and attractive, but at that time I was very busy doing a lot of fishing and travelling and forgot to buy any the following week...

It wasn't until about 10 years later that I finally got around to getting a few loose figures and some carded uniforms, the rest is history. I am now into Action Man in a big way, they remind me of how much fun I had in my back garden with my very first issue Action Man when I was a kid. Modern Action Man is similar to the super heroes from the Marvel and DC comic books, it's an action packed toy line that deserves to be on sale again in the toy shops.

I wish Hasbro would dust off their Action Man molding tools and restart the line again and bring back happy memories for many people. It's not just war and army that makes an action figure range successful, it can also be action packed comic book style and be just as successful. Action Man is definitely something straight out of an action packed comic book. Wouldn't it be nice if Woolworths came back to our UK high streets with Action Man on the shelves again.

Do you have fond memories of Action Man from back in the day ? (1993 - 2006) bounce

amwic, saviour of the huMAM race..

Back to top Go down
View user profile
My vague memories of Action Man..
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» President Herman Cain’s 999 Plan In Action
» Sunrise Makes Sacred Seven School Battle Action Project
» Turn to Memories
» Front Wheels/Tires for Cox Action Van
» new action van

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Action Man World :: ** "The Greatest Hero of Them All" Action Man 1993 - 2006 ** :: MISSION 11: Your Memories of Action Man-
Jump to: