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Action Man was originally produced and sold in the United Kingdom and Australia by
Ltd of Coalville, Leicestershire from 1966 until 1984 (
also offered sub-licences to various toy manufacturers in various markets).
Cascelloid was bought in 1931 by British Xylonite and the word "
" was created as a trademark in 1935 for their toy division. Injection moulding was developed by British Xylonite in 1941 and was used for the
In 1978 the Chad Valley toy company was sold to
During 1985 Dapol successfully bought Mainline (and thereby the former Airfix) model railway ranges from
Bachmann, a US company founded in 1835, was purchased by Kader Industries in 1987. Kader had previously produced models for
under the 'Mainline' brand.
required its manufacturers to produce and retain ownership of the toolings and Kader had used the toolings and added new ones for models commissioned by Replica Railways following the demise of Mainline.
In the UK, the "Star Wars" license was held by
, which imported the figures and packaged them in the UK on
branded cardbacks. Analogous arrangements were in place in Spain with the company PBP/Poch, in France with Meccano, in the Benelux countries with Clipper, in Germany with Parker, in Italy with Harbert and in Scandinavia with Brio/Playmix.
(from 1968, a British subsidiary of General Mills) was the UK licensee for Hasbro Industries.
grew out of a plastics firm established by Alfred Edward Pallett in 1909 and went on to become one of Britain's leading toy manufacturers until its ultimate closure in 1984.
Action Man was then developed with primarily British themes from 1970 onwards: military, adventurers, and sportsman, as
wanted to distinguish their product line from the U.S. counterpart. (Bill) William A.G. Pugh was the head of Action Man's product development at
, and can be credited with the development of innovations to the product line which included the flocked hair and gripping hands, which crossed over to the G.I. Joe line. Hasbro realising that adding a new feature to the manikin helped to maintain sales developed the Eagle Eyes which was adopted by
for Action Man, and by extension to that of other Hasbro licensees.
Rom was licensed to
in the United Kingdom to extend the "Space Adventurer" line of Action Man, appearing in their 1980 catalog.
1 May 1985 also saw the end of most manufacturing at
with 327 staff in manufacturing and distribution out of 585 made redundant and manufacturing shifted overseas.
Action Man is an action figure launched in Britain in 1966 by
as a licensed copy of Hasbro's American "movable fighting man": G.I. Joe.
This article is a list of characters who have appeared in the original
Action Man, the , the TV series and the comic series.
was sold to US food company General Mills in 1968, and formed part of the company's toy division, sometimes known as CPG (Creative Products Group).
During the twentieth century, Coalville was home to
, a toy manufacturer that made Action Man, Action Force, Tiny Tears, Pippa, Tressy, Merlin, Star Wars figures and the Care Bears. The company was founded by Alfred Edward Pallett in 1909 to produce celluloid and fancy goods. Their first toy was in 1920 and the first doll in 1925. The
site was closed in 1994.
The Intruder was the Neanderthal look-alike archenemy of Action Man and his team in the original
Action Man. He was introduced in 1977 and sometimes seen with the dragon-like creature Gargon.
The original Baron Ironblood figure, released in 1983, featured white gloves and an Uzi while the second variant of the figure had black gloves. A third variant also had black gloves but had a
Star Wars Han Solo blaster.
produced under the Mainline Railways brand a train set called the "Master Cutler" containing a model of BR blue Class 45 number 45039 "The Manchester Regiment", two BR blue/grey MK1 SKs and a BSK.
effectively ceased to be an independent business in 1984 when its parent company, CPG, part of General Mills, closed its entire design department leaving it effectively just a sales and marketing operation.
Once independent, Kenner Parker's strategy was to withdraw from the modelling market. As a consequence,
sold Airfix to Humbrol in 1986 and ceased to operate its Mainline railways business.
IDW are currently set to begin publishing a new series of Action Man comic books, simply titled "Action Man", in June 2016 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the original
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