NEW YORK — He-Man and the Masters of the Universe was one of the most popular cartoon shows of the 1980s, spawning several toy lines, comic books, movies and video games. The MOTU franchise, as fans call it, blends sci-fi, magic, fantasy and barbarians. It was revived on television in the 2000s and again in 2021.
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YORK, Pa. – Hake’s served up a pop culture feast at their March 21-22 Premier Auction, with one exciting rarity after another eliciting pre-sale comments like, “I’ve never seen one of those in the marketplace before” or “I never even knew that piece existed.” Closing at $2,570,000 inclusive of buyer’s premium, the two-day event was led by heavy hitters from the baseball, political memorabilia, Star Wars, comic art and vintage toy categories. Many items powered past their high estimates, and some set new world auction records along the way.
CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Winter Comic, TCG (Trading Card Games) & Toy auction is slated for Saturday, March 11, beginning at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Bruneau’s Director of Pop Culture Travis Landry described it as “certainly the most diverse sale we have ever had for the department.”
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, part of a finalist group announced Wednesday that also includes garden-variety sand and the toy fire engine. Also among finalists being considered for a November induction are five competitive games: Battleship, Risk, The Settlers of Catan, Mahjong and billiards, as well as the pinata, American Girl Dolls, Masters of the Universe and the Fisher-Price Corn Popper.